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Hyundai announces car price hike

Hyundai announces car price hike

As if they had been waiting for an excuse. It feels as if the ink on the mini-budget had not even dried when several local automobile manufacturing companies started to increase prices of their vehicles.

Pak Suzuki: Suzuki car prices increased

Toyota Indus: Toyota car prices increased

Honda Atlas Cars: Honda car prices increased

Not to be left behind, Hyundai, too, has increased its car prices by up to Rs.450,000. This was expected given new FED and sales tax rates passed in the mini budget.

New Hyundai car prices

VariantsOld Price (PKR)New Price (PKR)Difference (PKR)
Elantra GLS3,999,0004,399,000400,000
Tucson GLS Sport5,179,0005,549,000370,000
Tucson Ultimate5,669,0005,999,000330,000
Sonata 2.06,499,0006,859,000360,000
Sonata 2.57,299,0007,749,000450,000

Effects on local consumer

It is not rocket science to appreciate that the effects of this car price hike are going to hurt the local consumer. This price hike was inevitable because the economy is suffering as a whole. However, you will find some people saying that the purchasing power of the target audience is unaffected. In reality, it isn’t the case. With the constant currency devaluation and inflation, the buying power of the majority is affected.

The trend set by Suzuki, was picked up by Toyota, and Honda and others, only now to be followed by Hyundai. Do not be surprised if this price change force the people towards buying used cars.

Would you still buy a new Hyundai car or go for a used one? Tell us in the comment box. And stay with us for more news regarding the car price surge in Pakistan.

One response to “Hyundai announces car price hike”

  1. For the rich class of our economy this price hike or inflation is not to be worried upon because they make it beneficial for their Taxation as well as enjoy the luxury of owning cum driving costly cars. Furthermore they know how to take advantage of this inflation that is not to keep the cash instead buy assets those will grew in future. The rich people knows how to save rather increase their standard of living besides rising inflation. So this is simple economics & buying behavior of elite class. The poor’s must be protected by rising inflation by controlling the prices of necessities utilities food items.

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