The Japanese Automobile manufacturer, Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd announced the price hike of 2 percentage across all models. The price hike will come into effect from April 1, 2018. The company stated that due to the rising input costs they had to increase the price of Nissan and Datsun cars to balance the manufacturing cost.
Jerome Saigot, Managing Director, Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd said, “Due to rising input costs, we will be increasing the price of our Nissan and cars with effect from April 1, 2018. We are confident that our cars will continue to offer excellent value and choice to our customers.”
This is not the first time Nissan and Datusn have increased the prices this year. At the beginning of 2018, Nissan had announced a price hike of up to Rs 15,000 depending on the model due to the rising input costs.
Apart from Nissan and Datsun, Tata Motors and Audi too announced that they will be increasing the prices of their cars from 1 April, 2018. Nissan in India sells the Micra, Micra Active hatchbacks, the Sunny sedan and the Terrano SUV, and the Datsun brand sells the Go and Redigo hatchbacks, and the Go+ MPV.