While a number of carmakers hiked prices of their cars and SUVs in April 2021, some manufacturers are now announcing the same. Here’s a quick look at the models affected.
Renault Kiger dearer by up to Rs 30,000
MG Gloster prices hiked by up to Rs 80,000
Volvo hikes prices across all models by Rs 1-2 lakh
Renault Kiger prices: May 2021
While Renault officially announced a price hike for its cars last month, the Kiger has seen an upward revision in prices from May 1, 2021. Renault’s compact SUV is now up to Rs 30,000 dearer than before, ending the period of introductory prices announced at launch. Depending on the variant, prices have been hiked by between Rs 14,000-30,000. However, prices for the entry-level RXE trim, the RXT Turbo CVT and RXZ Turbo CVT variant remain unchanged.
MG Gloster prices: May 2021
MG Motor India had hiked prices for the Hector siblings last month by up to Rs 43,000, The brand has now hiked prices for its flagship Gloster SUV. The carmaker’s Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour rival is now more expensive by about Rs 50,000-80,000, depending on the variant. The entry-level Gloster Super’s price has not changed.
Volvo India prices: May 2021
Citing rising input costs, Volvo has announced a hike to the tune of Rs 1-2 lakh across its entire range of cars and SUVs on sale in India, with effect from May 2021. The carmaker says that this is the company’s first hike in pricing since 2018 and a further hike in prices could follow in the coming months.
The hike in prices is effective on the S90 sedan and the XC40, XC60 and XC90 SUVs. Prices for the recently launched new S60 sedan remain unchanged.