Maruti Suzuki has introduced the BS6 compliant WagonR S-CNG variant, which is priced at ₹5.32 lakh(Ex-showroom, Delhi). This is the third BS6 compliant model from the Maruti Suzuki’s stable after the Alto 800 and the Ertiga MPV. The WagonR S-CNG model will be available in two trim options, Lxi and Lxi (O) priced at ₹5.25 lakh and ₹5.32 lakh (ex-showroom), respectively.
Maruti Suzuki BS6 WagonR S-CNG has a fuel tank capacity of 60 liters (water equivalent), which translates to about 8-9 kilograms of CNG. The company claimed the mileage of BS6 WagonR S-CNG is 32.52 km/kg.
The new launch is part of the company’s ‘Mission Green Million’ program announced at the Auto Expo 2020. The company plans to sell 1 million green vehicles comprising CNG, mild and strong hybrids along with electric vehicles in the next couple of years as part of the initiative.
The only difference in the car is the updated engine. The 998 cc K10B petrol engine produces a maximum power of 58 bhp at 5,500 rpm with 78 Nm of torque at 3,500 rpm in the CNG variant. The motor delivers a better 67 bhp and 90 Nm in the petrol variant.
“With the announcement of Mission Green Million, we have strengthened our commitment towards boosting green mobility in the country,” Maruti Suzuki India Executive Director (Marketing and Sales) Shashank Srivastava said.
He further said the new factory-fitted S-CNG variant offers a perfect balance of drivability, high fuel efficiency, enhanced safety, and convenience.