Maruti Suzuki Reaches 2 Crore Units in India!
Maruti Suzuki has announced that it has produced over 20 million (2 crore) units of its cars in India. It took the manufacturer 34 years and 6 months to hit this number – The one million units produced milestone was achieved by Maruti Suzuki in March 1994 (11 years and 3 months), the 5 million mark in April 2005 (22 years and 4 months), the 10 millionth unit rolled out in March 2011 (29 years and 3 months), while the 15 million mark was hit in May 2015 (32 years and five months). The brand has been making cars in India since December 1983 – and is the first to this milestone in the country. Out of the 20 million units produced, 14.37 million (71.85 percent) were made at Gurugram, while 5.62 million (28.15 percent) rolled out of the Manesar plant.
The Japanese carmaker will shortly launch the facelift for its Ciaz mid-size sedan after which, it will bring the second-gen Ertiga to India. Both models will be powered by a new 104hp, 1.5-litre petrol engine which will replace the 92hp, 1.4-litre petrol motor that’s currently on sale. Maruti Suzuki has announced its ambitious target of selling 2.5 million units by 2022-23. For more on the Maruti, stick with us.