Maruti Udyog Limited, an Indian car major, makes some of the most popular cars in India. Maruti Udyog Limited (MUL) was set up in Feb 1981 through an Act of Parliament. Later, the company entered into collaboration with Suzuki Motor Corporation of Japan to manufacture cars. The objective behind formation of Maruti Udyog Limited was to produce comfortable and affordable private means of transport.
About the Company
Maruti Udyog Limited (MUL) has been one of the few successful government enterprises. For bringing latest technology to India, Suzuki Motor Company of Japan was chosen from seven other prospective partners worldwide. Suzuki was picked not only to its undisputed leadership in small cars but also for bringing to MUL contemporary technology and Japanese management practices that had catapulted it to be major auto manufacturing country.
In 2001, MUL was awarded an ISO 9000:2000 certificate. The production/ R&D of Maruti is spread across 297 acres with 3 fully-integrated production facilities. The company has already rolled out 4.3 million vehicles. With range of 11 models in 50 variants, Maruti Suzuki has a vehicle for every consumer.
The three declared objectives of MUL are modernization of the Indian Automobile Industry, Production of fuel-efficient vehicles to conserve scarce resources, and Production of large number of motor vehicles.
Maruti 800 is a small car with a light engine, ideal to drive in crowded cities of India. Launched way back in 1984, it created records for car sales in India. However, Maruti Udyog Limited, its maker, has now decided to phase it out. For they feel its demand would see rapid downward trend after arrival of Tata Nano,
Maruti Alto, best selling car in India, is a nice car both in terms of price and quality. A city car, it offers the combination of good fuel economy, better mileage and good performance. Specially made for Indian cities, it is easy to drive on crowded roads. For the starters, it is a good choice.
Maruti Baleno is a mid-sized elegant car, appreciated for its impressive performance. The car was an effort of Maruti to gain foothold in the luxury car portfolio. The car has increased fuel efficiency and power performance. Unique Multi Point Fuel Injection ensures even fuel distribution. It is the pack of style, comfort and performance.
Maruti Esteem occupies a prominent place in the portfolio of sedan cars in India. power Appreciated for its packed performance and safety features, Maruti Esteem served as the car of the affluent for a long time. The car’s strengths include low running costs and smooth and powerful engine. A pretty reliable car, Maruti Esteem has been around for several years.
Maruti Grand Vitara XL-7
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, a SUV vehicle, presents the attributes of off-road ability and on-road comfort. It has body structure that blends car and truck chassis designs. The vehicle can be used for typical daily urban purposes in addition to occasional recreational jaunts off the road. Past Grand Vitara models were not very successful.
Maruti Gypsy King is a rough and tough vehicle, having the capacity to go nearly everywhere and in any weather. It is excellently tough, designed to move through any terrain. If you want to call the wild, you must choose Maruti Gypsy. The low-cost SUV is widely used by the police and defense forces in the country.
Maruti Omni is one of the most successful utility vehicles on Indian roads. Sporty in looks and trendy in design, Maruti Omni is a perfect family car suitable for picnics and other family outings. Plenty of space inside means that you can pack all your luggage without thinking twice. With lot of legroom and headroom,
Maruti Suzuki Swift, which was launched in May 2005, has been a huge hit in India. This compact car was an effort by Maruti to incorporate fresh design and concepts into their models. A car with eye-catching features, it is a delight to watch. Placed in the category of B-segment cars, Swift is appreciated for quality of power,
Maruti Suzuki SX4
Maruti Suzuki SX4 is the second international model of Maruti Udyog Ltd to be launched in India. A sedan car of A3 segment, it has perfect combination of style, performance, safety and comfort. Large wheels and the arched bumpers add grace to its athletic presence. Power assisted rack and pinion steering make it fun to drive.
Maruti Versa, a multi-utility vehicle, carries features of both the car and van. It is a station wagon which you can drive to work and also take your family for a picnic. Versa has pretty good Power to Weight ratio, resulting in very good pick up and acceleration. A mini-van with the looks of a car, it has a fairly well-defined snout with a three-groove grille.
Maruti Wagon R
Maruti Wagon R has been liked by the users, thanks to its ample space and powerful performance. The car is appreciated for its smooth pick-up, hassle-free start, and uniform power distribution. The swept-back headlamps and sporty tail lamps are appealing. Three-person rear seating ensures a smooth ride for five people.
Maruti Zen is a premium compact car designed by Maruti Udyog Limited for the worldwide market. The design and specifications of Zen have been done as per the world standards. Its five-speed ultra-slick gearbox is one of best boxes in any Indian car. The vehicle was the first in India to have all-aluminium engine,
Zen Estilo, a modified version of Maruti Zen, is premium compact car. Estilo, borrowed from aSpanish word for ‘style’ is a combination of European sophistication and Japanese simplicity. Designed to suit Indian conditions, Zen Estilo is roomier than the original Zen and sports a bigger engine. Due to highly good drivability,
Maruti Alto K10
Maruti’s new Alto K10 has proved to be a great on road performer. The refurbished version of the vintage model looks stylish with vibrant colored upholstery and a sleek design. The car has also improved performance as the earlier 800 cc engine has been replaced by powerful 998 cc engine.
Maruti Suzuki Eeco
The Maruti Eeco is a new family size car from Maruti that has replaced its vintage version Maruti Versa. The car is particularly designed for Indian roads and is priced lower than the Versa. The car has an exquisite design and attractive features that can catch the attention of any motorist who is looking for luxury and comfort at an affordable price.
The Maruti Ritz is the latest entrant in the hatchback category of Maruti cars. The car has the latest K-series engine and has given other cars in the B segment tough competition. Maruti Ritz is available both in petrol as well as diesel versions. The car has proved to be a great on road performer having a fuel efficiency of 17.7 kmpl.