Monday, November 19, 2018
By Kamal Swami
Buying Mahindra Marazzo To Get Costlier From January 2019
For those who are planning to buy the Marazzo MPV from the domestic car maker Mahindra & Mahindra, this news might be a little bit disappointing. According to recent reports, the domestic car maker is going to hike the price of its recent initiative up-to Rs. 40,000 from January 2019. At present, the ex-showroom price of Marazzo starts from Rs. 9.99 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The MPV by the homegrown car maker has been launched to compete against upcoming refreshed Maruti Suzuki Ertiga and Toyota Innova Crysta.
The decision regarding the hike in the prices should not be taken as the surprise, because at the time of launching Marazzo in the Indian car market back during the month of September 2018, the car maker had revealed that the launch price is an introductory price and company will decide about its further pricing after assessing the response from the buyers. Interestingly, the MPV succeeded in receiving an over-whelming from the Indian car enthusiasts, after that going through existing scenario in the market, it was decided to hike the price up-to competitive level.
Developed on the new shark inspired outlook, the Marazzo is empowered with the new ‘D15’ 1.5 litre 4 cylinder turbo-diesel engine that is capable of generating the power of 121 PS and the torque of 300Nm and mated with six speed manual gear transmission system. It is reported that the car maker will soon launch the petrol variant along with an option of an automatic transmission system in the coming future, once the BSVI emission norms are implemented by the government of transportation from the next year. It would be interesting to know that within the short span of its launch the MPV has succeeded in receiving more than 10,000 bookings.