Maruti 800 no longer on sale in major cities from today
Maruti Suzuki India would stop selling their Maruti 800 model in major Indian cities from today.
This model is no longer in compliance with the latest emission norms. It would still be sold in rest of the country.
Maruti 800 would not be on sale in 13 cities including New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, Kanpur, Ahmedabad, Surat and Agra.
Some other models that are in the same category from other car manufacturers: Ford Ikon (1.3 petrol), Fiat Palio, Skoda Fabia (1.2 petrol) and Octavia (1.9 TDI engine) and Chevrolet Tavera (2.5DI).
Maruti is still considering if they want to upgrade the engine in Maruti 800 to make it compatible with Bharat Stage IV so that it can be sold in these cities.
Industry sources say that Suzuki is working on bringing in their Suzuki Cervo model to replace Maruti 800 in the country.