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Isuzu BS6 Vehicles Launch Delayed Due To Covid-19 Lockdown In India

Punith Bharadwaj

Isuzu BS6 vehicles launch has been delayed due to Covid-19 lockdown in India. The company announced that it will launch the BS6 vehicles by the second quarter of the financial year 2020-21.

The company will look to introduce its BS6 compliant vehicles by July 2020 owing to the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic. Isuzu will announce the actual dates closer to the time of launch.

Isuzu have also announced an extension on vehicle warranty and for the free service period. As the service centres across the country have been shut due to the lockdown, customers cannot avail free service or warranty claims during this period.

As a result, the company has announced that all vehicles whose warranty expires/expired between March 15 and April 15 will now have their warranty extended until end-May 2020. Similarly, all vehicles that were due for Periodic Maintenance Service between March 15 and April 15 can now avail their services until end-May 2020.

Isuzu India currently sells vehicles to customers for private and commercial use in the country. The Isuzu D-Max V-Cross pick-up and the MU-X SUV are sold for private use. While the D-Max Regular cab and the D-Max S-Cab are sold for commercial use only.

All vehicles from the company's current line-up in the country are due for a BS6 engine update. With all models achieving BS6 compliance we expect a substantial increase in its pricing as well. The exact increase in the pricing of the vehicles are yet to be known, however, it is expected to be around a minimum of Rs 1 lakh for each model.

In other news, to help the State and Central government during these unprecedented times, most automakers are helping by offering to manufacture medical equipment such as ventilators, face masks and more. Maruti Suzuki has decided to produce ventilators to further with AgVa healthcare here are the complete details.

Thoughts About The Isuzu BS6 Vehicles Launch Delayed In India

The Covid-19 outbreak has resulted in major setbacks for businesses across the globe. Most of the plans to launch, unveil or showcase vehicles have either been cancelled or postponed due to the current crisis. Isuzu has announced that their BS6 vehicle offering will be delayed in the country. However, the company made sure that its existing customers get extensions on their vehicle's warranty and free service period and do not face any hassle during the lockdown.

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