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Maruti adds safety features in Alto K10; price goes up

PTI New Delhi | Updated on April 11, 2019 Published on April 11, 2019

The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Thursday said it has upgraded its hatchback Alto K10 with various safety features leading to a price increase of the model by up to ₹ 23,000 in Delhi/NCR.

The model now comes with various safety features like ABS (anti-lock braking system) with EBD (electronic brake force distribution), driver airbag, reverse parking sensor, seed alert system, driver and co-driver seat belt reminder.

“This will result in price increase in all variants of Alto K 10 model,” MSI said in a regulatory filing.

Depending on features introduced across variants, the ex-showroom price in Delhi and NCR region shall vary from ₹ 3,65,843 to ₹ 4,44,777 and in rest of the country from ₹ 3,75,843 to ₹ 4,54,777, it added.

Industry sources said increase in Delhi/NCR ranges between ₹ 15,000 to ₹ 23,000 depending upon the variant.

The new prices are effective immediately from Thursday, it added.

Published on April 11, 2019

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