Maruti Wagon R crosses 10 lakh unit sales mark

Monday 16 May 2011, 00:00 AM by Vikas Yogi

Maruti Wagon R, one of the largest selling hatchbacks in the Indian market, has crossed the sales mark of 10 lakh units, the company said in a statement on Sunday. The Wagon R model was launched in the country in year 1998, and since then it has been one of the most preferred small cars in the country.

The Maruti Wagon R is the fourth Maruti portfolio car model that has achieved the milestone of crossing the sales mark of 10 lakh units. The best selling Maruti Alto, multi-purpose van Omni and iconic small car Maruti 800 have already achieved this feat.

Maruti Wagon R crosses 10 lakh unit sales mark |

In a statement given to PTI, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) Chief General Manager (Marketing) Shashank Srivastava said, "It is a very proud moment for us and it gives more happiness because this milestone has been achieved in the domestic market." He added that with the launch of the new WagonR, sales have further grown for the model. At present the company is selling about 15,000 units per month.

The Wagon R model is currently available in Petrol, LPG and CNG versions in the country, powered by a 998 cc engine. In the financial year 2010-11, the company sold 1.63 lakh units of the WagonR in the country.

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