Toyota Kirloskar Motor to hike prices of vehicles across models by up to 4% from 1 January

New Delhi: Toyota Kirloskar Motor on Tuesday said it will increase prices of its vehicles across models by up to 4 percent from 1 January, 2019, to offset increasing manufacturing costs due to rupee depreciation.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

The company considered the price hike after periodically reviewing the continuous pressure of increasing manufacturing costs, which is also a general industry phenomenon, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said in a statement.

“There has been an impact in the cost of manufacturing of vehicle primarily due to rupee depreciation," the company said.

Toyota has been absorbing the additional costs all this while, protecting the customers from price increase, it added.

"However, due to the continued pressure of high costs, we have to pass on a part of it to customers. Toyota is considering a price increase of up to 4 percent across models with effect from 1 January, 2019," it said.

The company currently sells a range of vehicles starting from hatchback Liva to luxury SUV Land Cruiser, which are priced between Rs 5.25 lakh and Rs 1.41 crore.

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Updated Date: Nov 27, 2018 12:07:26 IST

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