Rising input and logistical costs along with depreciating value of the Rupee compared to the Euro are the reasons for the hike.
Mercedes-Benz has announced a price increase of up to 5 percent across its model range, which will be implemented from April 1, 2023. This comes after the brand announced a hike of 5 percent hike back in December 2022.
Mercedes-Benz model-wise price hike
The German manufacturer mentioned that the depreciating value of the Rupee compared to Euro along with increasing input and logistical costs have been the reasons for the hike this time around. The last price hike was also due to rising input and logistical costs. Mercedes-Benz also mentioned that while it will absorb most of these costs, it will pass on a portion of it to the consumers.
Prices for the A-Class limousine and GLA will be increased uniformly by Rs 2 lakh, while the C-Class, E-Class and S-Class’ prices will be hiked by Rs 2.5 lakh, Rs 3.5 lakh and Rs 6 lakh, respectively. Meanwhile, prices for the GLE 300d 4Matic and GLE 400d 4Matic will see an increase by Rs 2 lakh and Rs 3 lakh, respectively. The GLS will have a price hike of Rs 10 lakh.
Coming to the luxury end of Mercedes-Benz, the brand will hike the price of the Maybach S580 by Rs 12 lakh. On the other hand, the EQS 580 will see an increase of Rs 4 lakh. Here’s how much more each Mercedes-Benz model will cost:
|Mercedes-Benz price hike|
|Model||New Price||Old Price||Difference|
|A 200||Rs 44 lakh||Rs 42 lakh||Rs 2 lakh|
|A 220d||Rs 46 lakh||Rs 44 lakh||Rs 2 lakh|
|GLA 200||Rs 48.50 lakh||Rs 46.50 lakh||Rs 2 lakh|
|GLA 220d||Rs 50 lakh||Rs 48 lakh||Rs 2 lakh|
|C 200||Rs 60 lakh||Rs 57.50 lakh||Rs 2.5 lakh|
|C 200d||Rs 61 lakh||Rs 58.50 lakh||Rs 2.5 lakh|
|E 200||Rs 76 lakh||Rs 72.50 lakh||Rs 3.5 lakh|
|E 220d||Rs 77 lakh||Rs 73.50 lakh||Rs 3.5 lakh|
|GLE 300d 4Matic||Rs 90 lakh||Rs 88 lakh||Rs 2 lakh|
|GLE 400d 4Matic||Rs 1.08 crore||Rs 1.05 crore||Rs 3 lakh|
|GLS 400d 4Matic||Rs 1.29 crore||Rs 1.19 crore||Rs 10 lakh|
|S 350d||Rs 1.71 crore||Rs 1.65 crore||Rs 6 lakh|
|S 450 4Matic||Rs 1.80 crore||Rs 1.74 ctore||Rs 6 lakh|
|Maybach S 580||Rs 2.69 crore||Rs 2.57 crore||Rs 12 lakh|
|EQS 580||Rs 1.59 crore||Rs 1.55 crore||Rs 4 lakh|
Mercedes-Benz future launches
During the launch of the Mercedes-AMG E 53 4Matic+ Cabriolet, the brand announced that it will launch 10 new models in India in 2023. First of which was the aforementioned convertible. While it did not elaborate much on what’s in store this year, it did mention that the GLC will see its India debut in Q3 2023, and also teased a version of G-Class, but did not divulge any information.
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