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Maruti Swift DZire is now India's No.2 selling car

by Abhishek Chaliha Posted on 23 May 201346,991 Views16 Comments

Maruti Suzuki sold 19,446 units of the Swift DZire which is just 401 cars shy of the bestselling Alto 800 in April 2013

 

Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire

 

 

Now who could have conceived this -- of the Swift DZire compact sedan beating its hatchback sibling the Swift on sales? But that's exactly what has happened when in April 2013 Maruti sold 19,446 units of the sub four meter sedan -- 2,916 units more than sales of the Swift hatchback during the same period. 

 

What’s more, the DZire's sales were just 401 units less than the country’s bestselling car, the Maruti Suzuki Alto 800, which racked up a sales figure of 19,847 units during April 2013. This officially means that Maruti Suzuki’s compact sedan is now the second highest selling car in India. In all, the company sold over 2 lakh units of the current Swift DZire since its launch in February 2012. 

 

As we know, the Indian customer has always had a soft spot for the three box sedan that in their minds plays the prestige card. And the introduction of Maruti Suzuki’s new DZire sub four meter compact sedan with a lower price tag and a choice of diesel and petrol engines made a strong case for itself for itself, something that has now been proven on the sales charts.

 

Mayank Pareek Maruti Suzuki COO (marketing & sales) was quoted by ET saying, "When we conceived DZire, few years back it was thought as a complete package of a sedan coming at the price of a hatchback." 

 

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  • Maruti Swift DZire Regal
  • Maruti Dzire Regal
  • Maruti Dzire Regal
  • Maruti Dzire Regal

Maruti has announced a new variant of the DZire called the Regal, which has been single-mindedly packed and made extra pretty to take on the recently launched Honda Amaze

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