Maruti Suzuki India Limited, established in 1983 and commonly referred to as Maruti, is India’s largest automobile manufacturer and accounts for almost 47 percent of all car sales in the country. A subsidiary of the Suzuki Japan, Maruti makes a whole range of products from entry-level hatchbacks like the Maruti Alto 800 and the Maruti Alto K10 to family hatchbacks like the Wagon R and the Swift. Maruti Suzuki also makes the Swift Dzire compact sedan and the Ciaz entry level luxury saloon that does really well in India. Maruti Suzuki also manufactures the trustworthy off roader, the Gypsy, which has remained almost unchanged since the last 30 years and imports the Grand Vitara SUV.
Most Maruti products are powered by the popular 1.3-litre diesel engine that Maruti sources from Fiat. Recently though, Maruti Suzuki has released a brand new 800cc two-cylinder diesel engine that will power their most popular cars like the Celerio and Alto in the very near future. Maruti cars like the Wagon R and the Alto 800 also come with a factory fitted CNG option making them ideal cars for middle class Indian families that are looking for an upgrade from a two wheeler to a car that is frugal and easy to use.
Maruti Suzuki cars in India are also known to be very reliable and offer great resale value as compared to other cars in its category. They are also very easy to maintain and repair since parts are not very expensive and are original parts are available in almost every automotive shop in the country.Read MoreRead Less