For the Ignis, the company says it has invested over Rs 950 crore for vehicle development.
The new model will be sold through the company’s Nexa premium outlets.
The car will be available in 1.2 litre petrol- and 1.3 litre diesel-engine options. It will also offer automatic gearshift option on both fuel options.
Domestic sales of the company rose 10.6 per cent during the month to 1,13,162 units as against 1,02,359 units in the same month a year ago.
The dealers will begin contacting car owners starting from May 31.
The firm said sales of compact segment, comprising Swift, Estilo, Ritz, Dzire and Baleno increased by 8 per cent to 45,700 units in April as against 42,297 units a year ago.
Misses expectations with a 12% year-on-year decline in its net profit to Rs 1,133.6 crore during the January-March quarter.
The company’s volume share in top 10 stood at 68 per cent in 2014-15 with sales of 9,12,415 units.
For its intended purpose and segment, the Vitara Brezza is a well-rounded vehicle with no acute handicaps
Maruti Suzuki India did not specify when they will apply the new prices.
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According to the company, DZire with AGS will deliver a fuel efficiency of 26.59 Km/l, same as that of the manual transmission.
Maruti Suzuki India reported a 8.5 per cent increase in total sales in December at 1,19,149 units as against 1,09,791 units in the same month in 2014.
The approval paves the way for Maruti to expand its capacity to 3 million units once all the units of the Gujarat plant is commissioned in stages compared to 1.5 million currently.