Maruti Suzuki India Limited crosses the 10 lakh automatic vehicle sales milestone*. As a pioneer brand in automotive innovation, Maruti Suzuki has played a critical role in popularising two-pedal automatic car technology in India. Currently, MSIL offers four distinct automatic transmission systems – Auto Gear Shift (AGS), 4-speed Automatic Transmission (AT), Advanced 6-speed Automatic Transmission (AT) with Steering Mounted Paddle Shifters and Electronic-Continuous Variable Transmission(e-CVT) across 16 models, catering to the evolving needs of its discerning customers.
As India’s No. 1 Automatic Car Maker*, Maruti Suzuki has adopted innovative technologies backed by consolidated consumer insights. In 2014, the Company introduced AGS technology which instantly received overwhelming customer acceptance. Today, 65% of the automatic vehicles sold by MSIL are equipped with AGS technology^. The share of AT automatic transmission models account for 27% of total MSIL automatic sales^, while the Hybrid e-CVT transmission constitutes about 8% of MSIL automatic sales^.
Top contributing regions for to Maruti Suzuki’s automatic car sales include the Delhi & NCR region, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh & Telangana and Kerela. The 5-speed AGS gearbox is available in Alto K-10, S-Presso, Celerio, WagonR, Ignis, Swift, Dzire, Baleno and Fronx. Additionally, the 4-speed Automatic transmission is offered in the Jimny and Ciaz. The Advanced 6-speed Automatic transmission with Paddle Shifters is available in the Fronx, Brezza, Ertiga, XL6 and Grand Vitara. The e-CVT technology is exclusively available in the Intelligent Electric Hybrid models of the Grand Vitara and Invicto.
Maruti Suzuki has started exports of its much-loved off-roader, the Jimny 5-Door. The vehicle will be shipped to destinations including Latin America, Middle East, and Africa regions.
Unveiled at Auto Expo 2023, the Jimny 5-Door is manufactured exclusively in India. Jimny is a shining example of ‘Make in India, for the world’. Earlier, in November 2020, Maruti Suzuki started production of the 3-door Jimny exclusively for exports to areas including Latin America and Africa. In June 2023, it launched Jimny 5-Door for the domestic market.