Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) today launched Alto BS6 powered by S-CNG technology. The company has been focusing on the CNG technology since years. The new step towards fuel is an alternative before the electric vehicles take on the four-wheeler market. The new car is available in two variants: LXI S-CNG and LXI (O) S-CNG. The variants are priced at Rs 4.32 lakh and Rs 4.36 lakh, respectively (ex-showroom, Delhi).
2020 Maruti Suzuki Alto CNG model is developed with dual interdependent ECUs (Electronic Control Units) and intelligent injection system. These new technologies and features combine to offer maximum performance and improved driving experience. The vehicle claims a mileage of 31.59 km/kg. Alto is the best-selling model of the company in the Indian market. The entry-level car was the first in the segment to get the BSVI engine update last year in April.
The simple yet elegant design of the small car Alto has attracted the Indian customers. The new BS6 CNG model is designed with single-toned door handles and new bumpers. The cabin features a dual-tone shade, fabric & vinyl seat upholstery, and steering wheel with silver elements. The car is powered by a 796cc three-cylinder engine which makes 40bhp of max power and 60Nm of peak torque, combined with a five-speed manual transmission as standard.
Recently, the Ciaz was the eleventh model in the entire collection to get the BSVI updates. The company also revealed a sporty Ciaz S trim which improved the sales in the segment. However, the iconic Alto range has been one of the best-selling models for car maker annually for many years. The carmaker has previously launched premium Alto VXi+ with SmartPlay Studio infotainment which received a good response from the enthusiasts.
On the introduction of Alto BS6 S-CNG, Shashank Srivastava, executive director (Marketing & Sales), Maruti Suzuki India said, “At Maruti Suzuki, we continuously strive to offer products that are technologically advanced and environment-friendly. With the introduction of Alto BS6 S-CNG, we reinforce our efforts towards sustainable green mobility.”
He further added, “The Alto BS 6 S-CNG is designed to deliver optimum performance, safety, engine durability, convenience, and mileage. Maruti Suzuki’s large portfolio of green vehicles is a testimony of its commitment towards environment. We are encouraged with wide acceptance of S-CNG technology by our customers.”
Subscribe to our Youtube Channel