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Maruti WagonR crosses 2 million sales mark in 18 yrs!

The model had crossed its first million sales in 2011, nearly 133 months after its launch

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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India's (MSI) compact hatchback has crossed the 2 million cumulative sales mark, 18 years after the model was launched in the country.

is the company's third model to achieve the feat after Maruti 800 and Alto.

Launched in 1999, continues to feature among the top five best-selling cars in the country for over the last 10 years.

The model had crossed its first million sales in 2011, nearly 133 months after its launch. However, it managed to scale the next million in just 79 months.

"Since its inception, has been ahead of its peers. Its comfort seating, spacious interiors, superior fuel efficiency, practicality and pleasure of driving have made it a popular choice," said R S Kalsi, MSI Senior Executive Director Marketing and Sales, in a statement.

To keep it strong, the company has systematically upgraded the brand with new design and features over the years, he added.

"Needless to say, has continued to top the sales chart. Despite intensified competition in the small car space, continues to be the preferred choice of the practical car buyers," Kalsi added.

First Published: Tue, September 26 2017. 15:09 IST