Maruti Suzuki India has sold more than 70,000 units of the Super Carry in the past four years
The Maruti Suzuki Super Carry Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) has passed the milestone of 70,000 sales in India. Maruti Suzuki entered the commercial segment in 2016 with Super Carry and the company was able to achieve this feat in just four years. In fact, the company says Super Carry light commercial vehicles currently hold a 20% market share in the mini truck segment. Maruti sells the mini truck in both petrol and petrol + methane variants, and was the first LCV in this space to have a BS6 compliant engine, along with a dual-fuel S-CNG variant with a 5-liter petrol tank.
Speaking of the milestone, Shashank Srivastava, Executive Director (Marketing and Sales), Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said: “Designed specifically for the Indian mini truck customer who values superior mileage, Super Carry has kept its promises. first light commercial vehicle launched with a BS6 petrol variant offering a powerful 1196cc 4-cylinder dumdaar engine, it found wide acceptance. Super Carry created a niche for itself in a short time and became the second largest mini-truck. sold in the light commercial vehicle market. The diverse customer base is testament to Super Carry’s success. We take this opportunity to thank all of our trusted buyers for their unwavering support in achieving this milestone. “
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As previously mentioned, Maruti Suzuki launched the Super Carry mini truck in September 2016 and the company hit its first major sales milestone of 10,000 units 2 years later, by March 2018. The company doubled that number in the following six months. , and less than a year later, by January 2019, the company had sold 30,000 units of the Super Carry. And by the end of 2019, the company had sold 50,000 units of the mini truck. The Super Carry managed to sustain similar performances in 2020, despite the COVID-19 pandemic and the blockade, thus reaching the milestone of 70,000 sales.
Maruti Suzuki Super Carry gasoline features a 2183mm long and 1488mm wide deck surface, as well as a load capacity of 740kg. The Super Carry offers a ground clearance of 175mm, while suspension tasks are performed by MacPherson struts in the front and a rigid axle with leaf springs in the rear. The commercial vehicle has all the basic features including a lightweight steering wheel, mobile charging socket, dual assist handle, multi-purpose storage compartments, lockable glove box and bottle holder.
The petrol version of the Super Carry features a BS6 compliant 1.2-liter engine that delivers 72.4 hp and 98 Nm of maximum torque. While the methane version has the same petrol engine, it offers a reduced power of 64.3 hp and 85 Nm of maximum torque, it also comes with a 5-liter petrol tank. Both are coupled to the same 5-speed manual gearbox.
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