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Sellers left with unsold MY21 inventory regardless of excessive demand, chip scarcity | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

Sellers are providing reductions on some Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Toyota, VW and Renault 2021 fashions.

New automobile patrons looking for compelling offers are in for some excellent news. Although the chip scarcity and excessive demand could also be hammering supply occasions, there are nonetheless some 2021 mannequin 12 months autos out there with profitable reductions from the sellers. Learn on to know the way a lot you can save in your subsequent automobile buy. 

  • Seller reductions nonetheless out there on some MY21 vehicles
  • Ready intervals for MY22 vehicles anticipated to be lengthy
  • Tata Motors begins MY22 deliveries 

The semiconductor disaster has severely impacted automobile manufacturing prior to now few months, and business consultants counsel that the chip scarcity is predicted to proceed until at the least the center of this 12 months. Then again, buyer demand for vehicles and SUVs stays sturdy, even within the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Carmakers report wholesome order banks, with the ready intervals for a lot of fashions stretching as much as a number of months.

Whereas many vehicle corporations had streamlined manufacturing, in line with the supply of semiconductors, to make sure no unsold inventory was left on the finish of 2021, many sellers are nonetheless reporting pending inventories. It appears that evidently with the graduation of a brand new 12 months and prospects’ desire for the newest mannequin 12 months merchandise, there are nonetheless a number of models ready to search out patrons.

Leftover MY21 shares: what all did we discover?

As per our on-ground analysis, a number of sellers throughout India are providing reductions on quite a few MY21 fashions from manufacturers like Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Toyota, Volkswagen, Renault and Power Motors. The sellers we spoke to have, nonetheless, famous that the present advantages are decrease than prior to now years and there are a lot lesser leftover shares as in comparison with the previous few years.

Toyota sellers in some cities are providing advantages of Rs 50,000 or extra on the MY2021 Glanza, City Cruiser and InnovaCrysta. The Hyundai i20 could be had with Rs 75,000 off, with the Alcazar getting even increased reductions. We additionally discovered a number of sellers providing reductions within the vary of 35,000 to Rs 50,000 on only a few MY2021 Taigun SUVs. With the upcoming launch of the VW Virtus sedan, sellers are additionally attempting to clear Vento shares – the few models left could be had with reductions of Rs 75,000-1,50,000. The Renault Kiger and Kwid get engaging advantages, with substantial financial savings attainable on the Duster.

It might simply be over two months outdated available in the market, however the Maruti Suzuki Celerio is already being retailed with Rs 35,000 off for the MY21 models. After which there’s the new Power Gurkha which could be had with a Rs 51,000 low cost at some areas.  For a whole checklist of advantages on mannequin 12 months 2021 autos, seek advice from the desk beneath.

MY21 New automobile reductions
Mannequin Approximate seller reductions on MY21 autos
Power Gurkha Rs 51,000
Hyundai Alcazar Rs 75,000-1,00,000
Hyundai i20 Rs 75,000
Maruti Suzuki Celerio Rs 35,000
Renault Duster Rs 1,25,000
Renault Kiger Rs 55,000-60,000
Renault Kwid Rs 45,000
Toyota Glanza Rs 50,000
Toyota Innova Crysta Rs 50,000-80,000
Toyota City Cruiser Rs 50,000
Volkswagen Taigun Rs 35,000-Rs 50,000
Volkswagen Vento Rs 75,000-1,50,000

Considerably, shops of Tata Motors have only some models of the high-end Punch variants left from final 12 months, and people too are being supplied with minimal reductions. Tata not too long ago revised the pricing of the Punch sub-compact SUV, with the top-spec Inventive variant getting a value discount and remainder of the vary going through a markup in prices.

Aside from the Punch, many of the MY21 models from Tata’s portfolio are bought out. The corporate has been performing remarkably in latest occasions, even beating Hyundai to grow to be the second highest-selling carmaker in December 2021. Tata can also be the one mainstream carmaker to have began dispatching mannequin 12 months 2022 models to its sellers, with buyer deliveries additionally underway.

Disclaimer: Reductions fluctuate from metropolis to metropolis. Please verify along with your native seller for actual reductions, which can not match figures quoted right here.

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