Tata Motors, Honda, Toyota, Skoda to hike car prices from January

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Tata Motors, Honda, Toyota, Skoda to hike car prices from January

Tata Motors today said it will increase prices of its passenger vehicles by up to Rs. 25,000 from January to offset the impact of rising input costs.

Come New Year, buying your dream car could soon become a costly affair as major carmakers have announced a price hike in passenger vehicles from January 2018. The latest in the list to increase car prices is Tata Motors. Tata Motors today said it will increase prices of its passenger vehicles by up to Rs. 25,000 from January to offset the impact of rising input costs.

Toyota Kirloskar Motor, the maker of SUVs like Innova and Fortuner, had earlier said that it is mulling to increase prices of its models by up to 3 per cent from January, to counter the affect of rising manufacturing costs.

Honda Cars India has also said it will increase prices of its models by up to Rs 25,000 from January 1, 2018. "We plan to hike prices across our models ranging between 1-2 per cent from January," a Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) spokesperson said.

HCIL sells models ranging from hatchback Brio with price starting at Rs 4.66 lakh to Accord Hybrid priced at Rs 43.21 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

Skoda Auto India had earlier announced a price hike of 2-3 per cent on all its models.

Isuzu Motors India had also said it will increase prices of its models by up to Rs 1 lakh from January 1, 2018. The increase is expected to be between 3 and 4 per cent across the model range.

"This means that the prices will go up by around Rs 15,000 on the D-Max (Regular Cab - Commercial Vehicle) to Rs 1 lakh on the premium SUV mu-X," it added.

The company sells models ranging from adventure utility vehicle V-Cross with price starting at Rs 13.31 lakh to premium SUV mu-X priced up to Rs 25.8 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

Meanwhile, auto dealers are offering discounts and other offers, in the range of Rs 25,000 and Rs 8.85 lakh, on certain vehicles. The benefits include cash discounts and exchange bonuses on select models by companies including market leader Maruti Suzuki to luxury carmaker Audi, and everything in between.