Weekly Wrap-Up: Three New Launches Include Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire, Mahindra XUV 500 Xclusive Edition and Renault Pulse

With three silent launches and quite a big fuss over Geneva Motor Show, the week ends with 2015 Union Budget bringing no relief to Indian auto sector. The excise duty on passenger cars remain same thus making cost status ditto as of 1st January, 2015.

Despite giving some respite, the Customs Duty on commercial vehicles has been raised from 10 per cent to 40 per cent. But on the other side, government has provided relief to electric vehicle manufacturing by allocating Rs 75 crore. on budget related stories on our BudgetDekho Section.

About the three new launches, Maruti Suzuki introduced the Swift Dzire facelift at Rs 5.07 lac. The compact sedan with its refined diesel engine now delivers best in segment fuel economy of 26.59kmpl. Renault too updated its Pulse hatch which now gets automatic headlamps, steering mounted control and driver seat height adjust. The homegrown manufacturer Mahindra and Mahindra too launched its limited edition XUV 500 Xclusive Edition at Rs 14.48 Lacs.

Renault India Launches Pulse Facelift at Rs 5.03 lac

Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire Facelift Launched At Rs 5.07 lac; Now Delivers a Fuel Economy of 26.59kmpl

Mahindra XUV500 Xclusive Edition Launched at Rs 14.48 Lac

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