Maruti Suzuki Alto becomes the first car in India to cross 40 lakh sales milestone

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Maruti Suzuki Alto 800. (Image: Maruti Suzuki)

Maruti Suzuki recently announced the remarkable milestone of 40 lakh cumulative sales milestone for the Alto. Backed by a strong legacy, Alto is the preferred choice of Indian car buyers with 76 percent of Alto customers choosing it as their first car. Crowned as India’s best-selling car, the Alto has been an endearing spirit in the hearts of many since it first came along.

Since 2000, Maruti Suzuki Alto has become a member of numerous households across different geographies. Providing mobility to over 40 lakh Indian families, brand Alto has sustained its position as the undisputed leader in the Indian car market for 16 consecutive years.

Speaking on the success, Shashank Srivastava, Executive Director (Marketing & Sales), Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said, “Alto has been ranked as the number one selling car in India for 16th year in a row and we are immensely proud to announce another remarkable milestone of 40 lakh cumulative sales. This has become a sales record never achieved by any other Indian car.”

Furthermore, the Alto was India’s first entry-level car to become BS6-compliant coupled with the latest crash and pedestrian safety regulation. With the dynamic new aero edge design and latest safety features, Alto provides a memorable ownership experience to customers. It offers a claimed fuel efficiency of 22.05 km/l for petrol-powered variant and 31.56 km/kg for CNG one.