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Here’s the full list of slashed prices of cars and bikes after GST rollout

Most automakers chose to pass on the benefit of lower taxes to their customers, reducing the ex-showroom prices of the cars, which will now be at parity in the unified market.

autos Updated: Jul 06, 2017 14:56 IST
Gulshankumar Wankar
Most automakers chose to pass on the benefit of lower taxes to their customers, there by reducing the ex-showroom prices of the cars, which will now be at parity in the unified market.
Most automakers chose to pass on the benefit of lower taxes to their customers, there by reducing the ex-showroom prices of the cars, which will now be at parity in the unified market.(HT file photo)

Automobiles, apart from hybrid cars and a super sports bikes, have become cheaper after the Goods and Services Tax kicked in.

Most automakers chose to pass on the benefit of lower taxes to their customers, reducing the ex-showroom prices of the cars that will now be at parity in the unified market.

Here are the biggest changes in the prices of cars and bikes:

Maruti Suzuki

India’s largest automaker Maruti Suzuki cut its car prices by up to 3%, which translates into a discount of Rs 2,300 in the base model Alto to Rs 23,400 in the Ciaz petrol variant.

ModelPre-GST in Rs lakhPost-GST in Rs lakhDifference
Alto 800 and K102.49 - 4.19 2.47 - 4.13 Rs 2300 - Rs 5400
WagonR4.16 - 5.414.11 - 5.33 Rs 5300 - Rs 8300
Swift4.87 - 7.584.81 - 7.47Rs 6700 - Rs 10700
Baleno5.33 - 8.565.26 - 8.43Rs 6600 - Rs 13100
Dzire5.53 - 9.565.45 - 9.41Rs 8100 - Rs 15100
Ertiga (Petrol)6.44 - 8.986.22 - 8.76Rs 21800
Vitara Brezza7.16 - 9.847.26 - 9.70Rs 10400 - Rs 14700
SCross8.12 - 11.887.94 - 11.67Rs 17700 - Rs 21300
Ciaz (Petrol)7.89 - 10.657.66 - 10.42Rs 23400

Toyota Kirloskar Motors

Toyota Kirloskar Motors suffered a heavy blow in June sales, since both its bread-and-butter models -- the Fortuner SUV and Innova Crysta -- were set to become cheaper in July. The result: Customers delayed their purchase and TKM posted 86% drop in domestic sales, though the company also cautiously cut its production and dispatches to the dealers.

But as the GST kicked in, the company offered discounts in the range of Rs 10,500 to Rs 2.17 lakh

ModelPost-GST prices in Rs lakhPrice cut
Etios Liva5.40 - 7.64Rs 26,000
Platinum Etios6.89 - 8.87 Rs 24,500
Corolla Altis15.88 - 19.92Rs 92,500
Innova Crysta14.2 - 22.16Rs 98,500
Fortuner26.66 - 31.86Rs 2.17 lakh

Honda Cars India Ltd

Honda Cars India Ltd too reduced its car prices in the range of Rs 12,000 for the base model of Brio hatchback up to Rs 1.31 lakh for the top end CR-V variant.

ModelPost-GST prices in Rs lakhPrice cut up to
Brio4.67 - 6.75Rs 12,279
Amaze5.50 - 8.41Rs 14,825
Jazz5.89 - 9.19Rs 10,031
WR-V7.66 - 9.91Rs 10,064
City8.46 - 13.44Rs 16,510 - Rs 28,005
BR-V8.93 - 13.04Rs 30,387
CR-V21.54 - 25.47Rs 1,31,663

Ford Motor Company

Vehicles of Ford India too have became cheaper by up to 4.5%, with the flagship SUV Endeavour now less expensive by up to Rs 3 lakh.

ModelPost-GST price in Rs lakhDiscount
Figo4.82 - 7.71Rs 2,000
Figo Aspire5.61 - 8.70Rs 5,000
EcoSport7.11 - 10.69Rs 8,000
Endeavour25.49 - 31.5Rs 1.5 lakh - 3 lakh

Renault

French carmaker Renault India too made its cars -- hatchback KWID, compact SUV Duster and MPV Lodgy -- cheaper in the range of Rs 5,200 to Rs 1.04 lakh.

ModelPrice post-GST in Rs lakhDiscount
KWID base version to Climber AMT2.99 - 4.64Rs 5,200 - Rs 29,500
Duster up to RXZ AWD9.35 - 14.8Rs 30,400 - Rs 1,04,700
Lodgy Stepway RXZ7.88 - 13.32Rs 25,700 - Rs 88,600

Mahindra & Mahindra SUVs have also become more affordable in the post-GST era, with average prices coming down by up to 6.9%.

Tata Motors too discounted its car prices by Rs 3,300 to Rs 2.17 lakh, applicable on Tata’s entire range. The largest automaker by revenue in India sells a line up hatchbacks, compact sedans, SUVs and crossovers. Its entry-level hatch Tata Nano, priced between Rs 2.26 lakh to Rs 3.20 lakh, to the flagship crossover Tata Hexa, price between Rs 10.96 lakh to Rs 16.94 lakh.

BMW

Luxury carmaker BMW was the first and the fastest to offer the pre-GST discount on its set of wheels. The discounts company continued to offer the discounts post-July and even revealed the post-GST prices of its BMW 5 Series model launched on June 29.

ModelPre-GST prices in Rs lakhPost-GST prices in Rs lakhDifference
BMW 1 Series31.0030.30Rs 70,000
BMW 3 Series37.50 - 45.9036.30 - 43.40Rs 1.2 lakh - 2.5 lakh
BMW 5 Series54.80 - 62.0049.90 - 61.30up to Rs 4.9 lakh
BMW 7 Series116.00 - 227.00112.10 - 228.80up to Rs 3.9 lakh
BMW X131.85 - 41.9931.20 - 41.10up to Rs 89,000
BMW X348.85 - 54.9047.20 - 53.10up to Rs 1.80 lakh
BMW X567.90 - 79.9070.10 - 75.30up to Rs 4.60 lakh
BMW Z477.50 - 78.5078.50 - 79.50up to Rs 1 lakh
BMW M Series125.50 - 179.99121.10 - 167.80up to Rs 3.90 lakh
BMW GT 43.95 - 48.3042.50 - 46.70Rs 1.60 lakh

Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover was another luxury automaker to cut prices across its line up of luxury sedans and SUVs by average 7%.

ModelVariantPre-GST prices in Rs lakhPost-GST prices in Rs lakhDifference
Jaguar XE2.0L Petrol Pure3,725,0003,463,488261,512
Jaguar XF2.0L Diesel Pure4,750,0004,488,522261,478
Jaguar XJ2.0L Petrol Portfolio10,246,0009,738,609507,391
Discovery Sport - 5 Seats2.0L Diesel Pure 5 Seater4,380,0004,003,554376,446
Discovery Sport - 5+2 Seats2.0L Diesel HSE 5,348,0004,935,352412,648
Range Rover Evoque2.0L Diesel Pure4,585,0004,236,464348,536

Audi India

Slashing its car prices, Volkswagen Group’s luxury car brand Audi India’s head Raheel Ansari said, “We welcome the GST. Hopefully this will be a new & exciting phase of the luxury car business. The new realigned prices offer great opportunity to expand the market and widen our customer base.”

ModelPre-GST prices in Rs lakhPost-GST prices in Rs lakhPrice difference
A332.30 - 35.8031.85 - 35.29Rs 45,000 - 51,000
A440.20 - 43.3039.61 - 42.66Rs 59,000 - 64,000
A653.7552.91Rs 84,000
Q334.20 - 41.2033.72 - 40.60Rs 48,000 - 59,250
Q772.90 - 80.9570.12 - 77.84Rs 2,78,000 - 3,11,000

Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz India also chose to pass on the benefits post-GST to its customers, making the luxury cars more attractive on the price-points.

ModelPre-GST price in RsPost-GST price in RsDifference
CLA32.00 lakh30.88 lakhRs 1.12 lakh
E-Class55.70 lakh - 69 lakh53.7 lakh -67 lakhRs 2.00 lakh
GLS 35083 lakh80 lakhRs 3.00 lakh
Maybach S 5001.87 crore1.80 croreRs 7.00 lakh

The taxes on two-wheelers have remained more or less the same, though high-end bikes with engines of 350cc or more have become costlier due to an additional 3% cess.

India’s legendary two-wheeler maker Royal Enfield revealed its line-up prices, giving a clear idea of the impact of GST on prices of vehicles across segments.

(The prices of models may vary in some states)