Maruti Suzuki dealership network is spread across 1,643 cities and towns nationwide; includes 200+ Nexa, Commercial and True Value dealerships
India’s biggest automaker Maruti Suzuki has achieved a new feat of having more than 2,000 dealerships across the nation, spread in a total of 1,643 cities and towns. These 2,000 dealerships include more than 200 Nexa premium showrooms, Commercial showrooms and True Value showrooms as well.
In last five years, the Indo-Japanese automaker has expanded its dealership network on an average of 200 showrooms per year. In the financial year 2011-2012, the company had a network of 1,100 showrooms, which increased to 2,007 in the current fiscal. The Nexa dealership, known for its range of premium products from the brand has grown up to more than 200 in short span and the company plans to launch 50 more by the end of this fiscal, which is about to end in a few days.
Apart from being the largest automaker in the country and having nearly 50% of the market share in its pocket, Maruti Suzuki plans to expand its dealership network up to 4,000 by the end of 2020. It believes the expansion policy will help it to reach its target, which is selling 20 lakh vehicles annually by the end of this decade. Apart from the regular Maruti Suzuki dealerships, this number also includes the Nexa showrooms, commercial dealerships and Maruti True Value showrooms.
Maruti Suzuki is also emphasising on the commercial vehicles sales. For that, the company planned to open 50 commercial showrooms by the end of last year. Also, the brand has a total of 867 True Value dealerships spread across 648 cities across the country.
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While the automaker is expanding its dealership network at a rapid pace, it is also ready to roll out couple of new models in near future. The most anticipated cars among these are the new Swift Dzire and the new generation Swift hatchback. Apart from that, the facelifted Maruti Suzuki S-Cross, new Maruti Suzuki Ciaz are also on card.
Source: ET Auto