GST impact: From Wagon R to Honda City, these cars are now way cheaper

Car makers have announced price cuts ranging from Rs 2000 to Rs 3 lakh on their products after the Goods and Services Tax came into effect

Several automobile companies have announced price cuts ranging from Rs 2000 to Rs 3 lakh on cars after the Goods and Services Tax came into effect. With GST rate on cars reducing the overall tax incidence on many of its models, many car makers slashed the prices of their products to pass on the benefit to consumers. The revised prices are for ex-showroom Delhi and will vary from state to state. Here we bring to you the change in price of these cars after GST.

Maruti Suzuki

Model Change in price (Rs) verdict
Alto 2,300 – Rs 5,400 cheaper
WagonR 5,300-Rs 8,300 cheaper
Swift 6,700 – 10,700 cheaper
Baleno 6,600- Rs 13,100 cheaper
Dzire 8,100 and Rs 15,100 cheaper
Ertiga (petrol) 21,800 cheaper
Ertiga (Smart Hybrid technology) costlier
MPV Ertiga (Mild Hybrid technology) 1 lakh costlier
S-cross 17,700-21,300 cheaper
Ciaz (petrol) 23,400 cheaper
Ciaz (diesel with mild hybrid technology) 1 lakh costlier
Vitara Brezza cheaper

 

Toyota

Model change in price (Rs) Verdict
Fortuner Up to 2.17 lakh cheaper
Innova Crysta Up to 98,500 cheaper
Corolla Altis 92,500 cheaper
Platinum Etios 24,500 cheaper
Etios Liva 10,500 cheaper
Toyota Camry Rs 5.24 lakh (Delhi) costlier
Toyota Prius Rs 5.24 lakh (Delhi) costlier

 

Honda Cars India

Model Price change (Rs) verdict
Brio 12,279 cheaper
Amaze 14,825 cheaper
Jazz 10,031 cheaper
WR-V 10,064 cheaper
City 16,510 to 28,005 cheaper
BR-V up to 30,387 cheaper
CR-V 1,31,663 cheaper

Accord price has not been decided yet.

Ford

Model Price change verdict
Endeavour (SUV) up to Rs 3 lakh/ 1.5 lakh cheaper in Mumbai/Delhi
Figo Rs 2,000/ 28,00 cheaper in Delhi/Mumbai
SUV Ecosport Up to Rs 8000 cheaper in Delhi

 

The company, however, did not share details about the revised pricing of the iconic Ford Mustang. It is expected to go up.

BMW

The German luxury car maker cut prices ranging from Rs 70,000 on base end version of X1 to Rs 1.8 lakh on the top end of its sedan 7 series. However, flagship hybrid sportscar the BMW i8 will will now cost Rs 2.62 crore, up from Rs 2.14 crore pre-GST.

Mercedes

The company has cut prices of its vehicles produced in India by up to Rs 7 lakh. Mercedes Benz India locally produces nine models — CLA sedan, SUVs GLA, GLC, GLE and GLS, luxury sedans C-Class, E- Class, S -Class and Maybach S 500 — which are priced between Rs 32 lakh and Rs 1.87 crore (ex-showroom Delhi).

Jaguar and Range Rover

The Tata Motors-owned company has reduced prices of its entire vehicle range in India on an average by 7 percent.

The Jaguar portfolio in India includes XE with a starting price of Rs 34.64 lakh, XF starting at Rs 44.89 lakh, F-PACE Rs 67.37 lakh onward and XJ with a starting point of Rs 97.39 lakh (ex-showroom prices across India).

On the other hand, the Land Rover range includes the Discovery Sport starting at Rs 40.04 lakh, Range Rover Evoque at Rs 42.37 lakh upward, Range Rover Sport beginning at Rs 89.44 lakh and Range Rover with a starting price point of Rs 1.59 crore (ex-showroom in India).

PTI inputs

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