Maruti Suzuki India, the subsidiary of Japan’s Suzuki Motor Corporation has achieved the milestone of 25 million vehicle sales on January 9, 2023, after a span of almost 33 years.
It was in 1982, that Suzuki signed a joint venture agreement with Maruti Udyog, the predecessor of Maruti Suzuki. The first car, the Maruti 800 rolled out in December 1983. Since then, the company has made significant milestones by becoming the leading mass-market car brand in the country.
At present, it produces and sells over 17 models in India, including in hybrid and CNG models. The company says it has sold around 2.1 million hybrid and CNG models in the country. In CY2022, the company retailed 14,80,723 vehicles in India.
Furthermore, with around 3,500 new car sales outlets it has the largest footprint of network touchpoints.