Maruti Suzuki CNG Cars: The company has launched the CNG variant of its S-Presso hatchback. The price of this vehicle in the CNG version (Maruti Suzuki S-Presso CNG) starts from Rs. 5.90 lakhs.
Maruti Suzuki S-Presso CNG: Amidst the increasing demand for CNG vehicles, Maruti Suzuki has introduced another CNG car. The company has launched the CNG variant of its S-Presso hatchback. The price of this vehicle in the CNG version (Maruti Suzuki S-Presso CNG) starts from Rs. 5.90 lakhs. Maruti Suzuki claims that this car offers a total mileage of 32.73 km/kg with CNG. With this new model, Maruti Suzuki now has a total of ten CNG vehicles, ranging from Alto to Swift and Ertiga.
Price and Engine
Maruti Suzuki S-Presso CNG has been brought in two variants – LXI and VXI. The LXi variant is priced at Rs 5.90 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), while the VXi is priced at Rs 6.10 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). No changes were made to the engine. It only gets a 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder petrol engine, which produces 65 bhp and 113Nm of torque. However, in CNG mode, it produces 56 bhp and 82 Nm of torque. It only comes with a 5-speed manual gearbox.
The company’s S-Presso comes with CNG Electronic Control Units (ECU), intelligent fuel injection system, stainless steel pipes and joints as well as integrated wiring harness for the CNG system. The S-CNG system comes with a micro switch that prevents the engine from starting during the CNG filling process.
Shashank Srivastava, Senior Executive Officer, Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki India Limited said, “The S-Presso is selling well due to its SUV inspired design. We have sold more than 2.26 lakh units of it. The S-Presso S-CNG will surely delight the customers with its fuel economy and robust performance.”