As expected, Pak Suzuki is the latest assembler to announce a price revision across its locally assembled lineup. The announcement comes after Toyota, Honda, and Sazgar-BAIC car prices were increased.
The revised Suzuki prices, which have been bumped by up to Rs 355,000 will be effective from the 25th of January 2023. The company has cited economic uncertainties and a rise in the cost of production as the reason behind the decision.
Talking about the increase, the price of Alto has been jacked up by up to Rs 200,000 after which the base bone-stripped VX trim comes available for PKR 18.59 lac whereas the top-spec Alto VXL AGS is now priced at PKR 24.23 lac.
The price of Wagon R has gone up by up to Rs 257,000. After which the top-spec VXR AGS trim has breached the Rs 3 million price mark and is available for PKR 30.59 lac. Suzuki Cultus has seen an increase of up to Rs 335,000 after which the price of the flagship AGS trim has reached PKR 35.69 lac.
Suzuki Ravi and Bolan have seen a price bump of Rs 115,000 and Rs 119,000 respectively. After which the Ravi is available for PKR 15.39 lac whereas Bolan now comes for PKR 16.19 lac. Lastly, the price of Swift has been jacked up by up to Rs 355,000. This now puts the Swift in the Rs 4 million price domain as the top-spec Swift GLX CVT is available for PKR 41.15 lac.
According to the company notice the prices are subject to change without any prior notice and the prices at the time of delivery shall be considered applicable. All govt taxes and levies at the time of delivery will have to be borne by the customers, reads the notification. Following this increase, remaining auto assemblers are likely to follow suit.
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