As per market sources Toyota Indus and Pakistan Suzuki motors suspended pre-booking of two variants which are Altis 1.6 and Suzuki wagon R respectively.
The representative of both companies confirmed the news to Automark magazine. The reason behind the suspension of booking of Toyota Altis is that the allocation until February has already been fulfilled and it’s company system to book way ahead of time. The booking of Toyota Altis will resume soon once company management opens order from July 2018 for August 2018.
The booking of Suzuki Wagon R has also been suspended due to overbooking of Suzuki Wagon R. The local manufacturers are unable to cope up with the overwhelming demand of Wagon R. The booking is expected to start again in 120 days. All the orders received till 31st’ January’2018 will be entertained and will get their cars.
However, after that no booking will be accepted. Both Suzuki wagon R and Toyota Altis has been public’s favorite car because of their distinct features, which is why they are in demand. Both of them were a major hit right after their launch.
Toyota officially launched the variant in 2015 and ALTIS 1.6L cost around Rs. 2,204,000 in Pakistan. Suzuki, on the other hand, was launched in April 2014, While Suzuki Wagon-R has to variant VXR 1000cc for Rs. 1029,000 and VXL 1000cc for 1069,000.
Its worth to mention here that the local manufacturers are not able to cope up with demand and government is closing used car import in personal baggage scheme.