To further strengthen its green technology footprint in India, Maruti Suzuki India Limited has launched the new WagonR S(Smart)-CNG. The CNG powered WagonR will be available in the Lxi variant of the 1.0 litre engine offering best-in-class mileage of 33.54km/kg. The technology delivers 26% better fuel economy than the previous version.
The WagonR S-CNG comes with factory fitted CNG, ensuring enhanced safety, maximum performance, unmatched convenience and a robust design. The factory fitted vehicle comes with standard warranty benefits and convenience of Maruti Suzuki’s service network spread across India.
On introduction of WagonR CNG, Mr. R.S. Kalsi, Senior Executive Director, Marketing and Sales, Maruti Suzuki India Limited said, “At Maruti Suzuki, we continuously strive to offer products that are technologically advanced and environment friendly. With WagonR S-CNG customers will be able to enjoy the benefit of 26% better fuel economy than the outgoing WagonR CNG and superior technology which is safe, reliable and environment friendly.”
The new WagonR now comes with S-CNG technology that ensures high performance with dual ECU and intelligent-Gas Port Injection technology. This technology delivers calibrated quantity of fuel to the engine, leading to more efficient fuel usage, active pickup and superior drivability. The smart packaging of CNG cylinder brings better spare tire accessibility. The lower CNG tank position leads to better vehicle dynamics.
Maruti Suzuki CNG vehicle sales contribute to around 15% of the total sales of the CNG range. The company presently offers CNG option in seven of its models: Alto800, AltoK10, WagonR, Celerio, Eeco, Super Carry and Tour S. Cumulatively over half a million customers have selected Maruti Suzuki factory-fitted CNG vehicles.
Maruti Suzuki WagonR S-CNG will be available in states with CNG infrastructure including Delhi-NCR, Gujarat, Mumbai, Pune, parts of Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.
The factory fitted WagonR S-CNG will be available at Rs. 4.84 lakh (USD 6,907) for Lxi and Rs. 4.89 Lakh ($6,978) for Lxi (O) variants respectively. Both prices are ex-showroom Delhi.
Key Highlights of WagonR S-CNG:
- Maximum Performance: Dual ECU with intelligent-Gas Port injection system ensures active pick up and superior drivability
- Enhanced Safety: Factory fitted design reinforced with anti-corrosion stainless steel components provide absolute safety
- Unmatched Convenience: Automatic fuel change over switch and fuel level indicator offer comfort and convenience
- Excellent Mileage: Best in class mileage of 33.54km/kg, minimizes running cost per kilometer
- Robust Design: High quality manufacturing standards and advanced components