Maruti Suzuki India Limited is a publicly listed automaker in
Suzuki Motor Corporation of Japan holds a majority stake in the
It was the first company in India to mass-produce and sell more
than a million cars.
Its manufacturing plant, located some 25 km south of New
Delhi in Gurgaon, has an installed capacity of 3,50,000 units per
annum, with a capability to produce about half a million3 Free
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Maruti Suzuki is one of the India’s leading automobile
manufacturers and the market leader in the car segment. Until
recently, 18.28% of the company was owned by the Indian
government, and 54.2% by Suzuki of Japan.
The company annually exports more than 50,000cars and has an
extremely large domestic market in India selling over 730,000
cars annually. Maruti 800 till 2004 was the Templates largest
selling 4 Free Power point India’s Page compact car ever since
it was launched in 1983.
Maruti Suzuki Swift.
Maruti Suzuki Dzire.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno.
Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza.
Maruti Suzuki Alto 800.
Maruti Suzuki Ertiga.
2. Maruti Suzuki Wagon R
Maruti Suzuki Celerio.
Maruti Suzuki s-cross
Maruti Suzuki ciaz
Maruti Suzuki Alto K10
Maruti Suzuki Ignis
Maruti Suzuki Eeco
Maruti Suzuki omni
Maruti Suzuki celerio-X
Maruti Suzuki gypsy
1. Maruti Suzuki Arena
3. True value
1. Maruti Suzuki Arena
The new showrooms, christened Maruti Suzuki ARENA,
will sport modern looks and offer a warm, friendly and
comfortable environment to the customers. Leveraging the
power of digital technology Maruti Suzuki ARENA
promises to serve and delight customers in several ways.
With Maruti Suzuki ARENA in place, the Company will
have four distinct retail channels: Maruti Suzuki ARENA,
NEXA, Commercial and True Value, addressing needs of
Maruti Suzuki ARENA connotes a place where people
come together and experience something exciting.
3. Digital integration is a key differentiator at Maruti Suzuki
ARENA. Customers can now experience the convenience
of booking their cars or even personalizing through an all-
new website. This is poised to strongly connect with the
young and do-it-yourself generation of customers and
delight them. This experience travels seamlessly to the
showroom through the advanced navigation portal.
Nexa dealerships are developed to lure customers looking
to buy premium cars, as these would offer them a plusher
The aim of Nexa dealerships is to maintain a premium feel
and offer the customers a more personal experience.
Exclusive dealerships that retail only the premium
offerings from Maruti Suzuki such as the S-Cross and
Baleno. Future products could include the Ignis and Ciaz
Fully trained ‘relationship managers’ that cater all the
needs of the customers.
The showrooms are equipped with iPads and Apple TVs
in order to visualise every aspect of the cars on sale.
Smartphone app to track service history, book servicing
appointments, emergency support, accessory purchase,
Black and White monochromatic colour theme for NEXA
Dedicated delivery area inside the showroom. The
customer drives his/her new car right out of the
showroom. Dealerships will also play your favourite
music at the time of delivery
4. 3. True value
Maruti Suzuki True Value is the first major automobile OEM to
enter India’s used car market in 2001, Maruti Suzuki True Value
is the pre-owned cars arm of Maruti Suzuki that offers buying,
selling and exchange of certified pre-owned cars for customers.
Maruti Suzuki True Value also provides services like Finance,
insurance, as well as accessories, through a countrywide
network spanning 1,132 outlets across 880 cities.
Making its entry into the light commercial vehicle segment,
Maruti Suzuki has launched the Super Carry LCV with prices
starting at ₹ 4.01 lakh (ex-showroom, Ludhiana). Maruti's first
ever LCV in recent times, the Super Carry marks the
automaker's beginning into the commercial vehicle space and
has introduced new dedicated dealerships for retailing the LCV
across the country and will carry a new corporate identity. The
first three dealerships have been opened in Ludhiana,
Ahmadabad and Kolkata respectively, while sales are set to
commence in August this year. Maruti is offering the Super
Carry in two colours - Superior White and Superior Silver.
Advantages of channels
Advantages of arena
1. User friendly new website.
Unique online experience with DO-it-yourself features.
2. Young, trendy and vibrant new look.
A new corporate identity with dynamic façade.
5. 3. Advance navigation portal.
Seamless integration of online and offline registration.
4. Inclusive product vision screens.
Explore car using the interactive touch screens
5. Unique personalisation at your finger tips.
Experiment with accessories with the help of stylist.
6. Consultation zone a dedicated café and sitting area for smart
Advantages of nexa
1. Nexa dealership launched for showcasing and selling its
premium range of cars such as s cross and baleno
2. The nexa was launched to provide better experience to those
who opt for premium vehicles, compared to other maruti
showrooms which sell the company’s compact
3. The company is also planning to launch exclusive nexa
service outlets for its premium customers who own the nexa
range of cars.
Advantages of true value
1. As a part of Maruti Suzuki's transformation, a network of
independent True Value outlets will be set up across the
country, with a larger display area for a variety of pre-owned
cars of Maruti Suzuki.
2. These outlets will be digitally integrated through a portal so
that customers can access details of all the cars available at
True Value outlets nation-wide. This will help customers to
make their choice and visit the relevant True Value outlet for
a test drive.
3. To ensure quality and reliability, pre-owned Maruti Suzuki
cars will be carefully selected, refurbished at Maruti Suzuki
6. workshops and offered to customers with warranty and free
Overall channel strategy
Distribution is an important marketing mix. In earlier days the
consumers used to book for a car and wait for more than a year
to actually buy it. Also the concept of Show rooms was non-
existent. Even worse thing was the state of the after sales
service. With an objective to change this scenario & to offer
better service to customers, Maruti took initiative. To gain
competitive advantage, Maruti Suzuki developed a unique
distribution network. Presently the company has a sales network
of 802 centres in 555 towns and cities, and provides service
support to customers at 2740 workshops in over 1335 towns and
cities. The basic objective behind establishing the vast
distribution network was to reach the customers even in remote
areas and deliver the products of the company. The company
has formed the Dealer territories and the concept of competition
amongst these dealers has been brought about. Periodically
corporate image campaigns in all dealership are carried out. In
2003, to increase the competition the company implemented a
strategy for its dealers to increase their profitability levels.
Special awards were sometimes given by company for sales of
special categories. Maruti Suzuki had given an opportunity to
dealers to make more profits from various avenues like used car
finance and insurance services. In 2001, Maruti started an
initiative known as “Non Stop Maruti Express Highway‘. As a
part of this initiative Maruti developed 255 customer service
outlets along with 21 highway routes by 2001-02. Also with an
intention to provide fast service in less time Maruti had offered
Express Service Facility. In the year 2008, Maruti had near
7. about 2,500 rural dealer sales executives, among the total 15,000
dealer sales executives.
How is Maruti Suzuki’s channel stategy
different from competitors
Maruti Suzuki selling its more expensive models through a
separate network as buyers, even first-timers, opts increasingly
for larger cars example- nexa. Maruti is trying to change the
customer perception by offering NEXA premium showrooms in
which only premium Maruti cars will be showcased.
The decision to create a separate sales network may have been
prompted by consumers choosing other brands over Maruti
when buying bigger cars as India’s largest car maker has been
traditionally associated with small cars since introducing the
Maruti 800 in 1983.
New channel for a different category of products. There will be
new sets of products and customers and the needs of these
customers are different
Have the channel witnessed a substantial
Yes maruti Suzuki witnessed substantial change
‘After the first 50 showrooms were in place and fully
operational, we saw the Nexa bet paying off. People were
appreciating the [value of the] showrooms. It wasn’t a typical
Maruti Suzuki experience Gained footfalls’
The Nexa chain of retail outlets was launched in 2015.The
financials have shown a remarkable improvement with 17%
8. CAGR in revenue between FY15-FY17 compared with 7%
CAGR from FY13-FY15. Margins have also risen from less
than 14% in FY15 to more than 15% in FY17.
The share price of Maruti appreciated about 40%, and in the last
two years it has given about 100% returns.