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Maruti Suzuki Introduces ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Scheme For Easier EMI Payments

Zig Wheels 2020-05-22 16:00:35

  • Offer on select Maruti Arena and Nexa cars.
  • Applicable to all loans of up to 7 years, disbursed until June 30.
  • Customers can start paying EMI two months after purchase.

In a bid to make car purchases a tad easier during this tough economic crunch, Maruti Suzuki has introduced a ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ scheme in collaboration with Cholamandalam Investment And Finance Company. 

The highlight of this offer is a two-month deferment of EMI. It is applicable to these Maruti Suzuki Arena and Nexa models: the Alto, Celerio, Wagon R, Swift, S-Presso, Eeco, Baleno, Ignis, Swift Dzire, and Vitara Brezza. If the car you're looking for is included, you will have the option to start paying EMI two months after purchase. 

Deferred EMI payments could prove to be a huge relief for those looking to buy a new car during these uncertain times. That said, buyers will have to process their loans through the carmaker and Cholamandalam Investment And Finance Company only to avail the offer. It is valid on a maximum loan tenure of 7 years, disbursed until June 30, 2020.

In related news, Maruti Suzuki has resumed production in the country and also restarted its showrooms with strict safety protocols in place. You can read more about it here. 

Press Release

Buy Now Pay Later: Maruti Suzuki makes car buying easier for customers

New Delhi, May 22, 2020: With the aim to make new car purchase easy and affordable, Maruti Suzuki India Limited today announced a partnership with Cholamandalam Investment & Finance Company Limited (CIFCL), one of the leading Non-Banking Financial Companies. The objective of this partnership is to provide customised auto retail financing solutions to retail buyers. The new solution ‘Buy Now Pay Later Offer’’ is aimed to provide customers with easy financing options. 

A two-month deferment of EMI will bring advantage to car customers who currently are under resource crunch amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

Encouraging people to buy a new vehicle, the ‘Buy Now Pay Later Offer’’ will allow customers to start paying the EMIs after 60 days of loan disbursement. This will make the process of car buying more convenient in these unprecedented times. With Maruti Suzuki’s vast network of 3,086 new car retail outlets across 1,964 cities and towns and CIFCL’s extensive branch presence across the country, the offer is expected to benefit many customers. The offer is available on select Maruti Suzuki models and will be applicable on loan disbursement till 30th June 2020.

Speaking on the customer-centric initiative, Mr. Shashank Srivastava, Executive Director (Marketing & Sales), Maruti Suzuki said, “Customers have always been at the heart of Maruti Suzuki’s efforts of making personal mobility accessible. The partnership with Cholamandalam Investment & Finance company Limited will boost convenience by offering customized retail financing to the customers. It is aimed to offer comfort to buyers who may have faced liquidity crunch during the COVID-19 lockdown.  I am sure that the “Buy-Now-Pay-Later Offer” will encourage customers towards car purchase without putting immediate extra pressure on their pockets.” 

Speaking on the partnership, Mr. Ravindra Kundu, Executive Director, Cholamandalam Investment & Finance Company Limited said, “We are very excited to partner with Maruti Suzuki India Limited, a trusted and renowned brand in India. This partnership will give us a strong foot hold in the car financing space, with our 1094 branches spread across semi urban and rural markets. The synergies between the organizations are aimed towards singular focus to bring benefits to the customers. This “Buy-Now-Pay-Later Offer” will help customers in realizing their dreams without postponing the purchase any further.”