Maruti Suzuki Ritz completed one year since its launch in 2009. The car, since launched in May 2009, has sold 68,130 units during the period from May 2009 to April 2010.
The upper A2 segment currently comprises of cars like the Hyundai i-20, Fiat Punto, Skoda Fabia, Honda Jazz, Chevrolet Beat and the newly launched Ford Figo , Volkswagen Polo. Nissan’s Micra and Toyota’s Etios, and Honda’s small car will soon enter the segment. Currently Maruti’s Swift lead this segment with sales more 8,000 units per month.
While the Ritz sold over 68,000 units, the Hyundai i-20 sold 31,318 units during December 2008 and November 2009, Skoda Fabia sold 7,383 units during January to December 2008, the Honda Jazz sold 7,850 units in the first eleven months between June 2009 and April 2010.
Maruti Suzuki Ritz comes in both petrol and diesel variants.