Not all around the world but in Asian countries Suzuki is known to be a worthy competitor. Suzuki is well known for its small and affordable cars and this is the reason people in under develop countries like India and Pakistan usually prefer Suzuki cars. In both the countries Suzuki holds about 40+ percent of market shares.
Suzuki alto is a small beautiful and well know car that earned so much fame in many countries. From 2010 old generation of alto was discontinued from the market of Pakistan and its been more than 10 years none of the new model of alto being introduced again in Pakistan but in 2019 by discontinuing the Mehran, Suzuki is planning to bring back Alto again into the race.
Leaving the Pakistan, 8th generation of Alto is selling all around the world and now in October of 2019 Suzuki has set to debut 9th generation of Alto for the world. Alto is in production since 1979 and on 9th generation debut this will be the 40th anniversary of this particular model. 8th Generation alto was debut in 2014 while the current 8th generation of Alto that is selling around the world is equipped with 658 cc three cylinder VVT engine having 5 speed manual and semi automatic transmission. Around the world 9th generation of Alto is expected to be on sale in 2020 while as per tradition old 8th generation model of Alto will be introduced in April of 2019 for Pakistan.
Suzuki was aiming to Continue with Mehran but changed happened due to introduction of united bravo, an 800cc hatchback by united motors china. Some other Chinese manufacturers like FAW and Changan are already there in market with better quality vehicles that is why it was become important for Suzuki to introduce better quality vehicles in market to stay above the new competitors. This new 650cc Alto expected to have price around 1 million but as previously happened with wagon R, Price can increase as well but for staying as the most affordable brand in Pakistan they are constrained to assign price under 1 million.
Another variant of Alto ENS Hybrid is also available in market but there are no details if Suzuki will bring this one as well or not.
- Expected Price for Pakistan: 800,000 to 100, 0000 PKR
- Expected Launch for Pakistan: April of 2019
- 9th Generation Launch for other countries: October of 2019
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