Maruti Dzire S-CNG version launched at Rs 8.14 lakh


We had reported recently that Maruti dealerships have unofficially started taking bookings for CNG version of the compact sedan Dzire. Maruti has now officially launched it in the market. Maruti Dzire is one of the popular compact sedan in the market and with the availability of a factory fitted CNG option, the popularity would only go up. The Dzire S-CNG is offered in VXI and ZXI variants. The price for these variants are Rs 8.14 lakh, ex-showroom and Rs 8.82 lakh, ex-showroom respectively.

Maruti Dzire S-CNG launched: Prices start from Rs 8.14 lakh

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Shashank Srivastava, Senior Executive Director (Marketing & Sales), Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said, “As the world pivots towards a greener future, Maruti Suzuki has continually worked on expanding its growing portfolio of green vehicles. With transformative technology like the S-CNG, more and more customers are actively looking to switch to S-CNG vehicles to fulfill their mobility requirements. Today, we have the largest portfolio of 9 green S-CNG vehicles. With low running costs and high fuel efficiency of S-CNG vehicles, their demand has tremendously gone up as we have witnessed a 19% CAGR increase in our S-CNG sales in the past five years. This is a testimony that customers are increasingly embracing technologically advanced, eco-friendly, factory-fitted and safe Maruti Suzuki S-CNG vehicles.” He added that the launch of Dzire S-CNG will further alleviate the worries of rising fuel costs and provide economical and environment-friendly mobility to customers.

Maruti launched the updated Dzire in the market last year. The car is now offered with an advanced K-series Dual Jet, Dual VVT 1.2L engine. In comparison to the petrol version, the S-CNG models of Maruti cars get some changes. The powertrain and the suspension have been specially tuned to offer better engine durability, greater mileage and superior safety.

Maruti Dzire S-CNG launched: Prices start from Rs 8.14 lakh

Maruti Dzire S-CNG generates 77 Ps and 98.5 Nm of peak torque in the CNG mode. The same engine generates 90 Ps and 113 Nm of peak torque in petrol mode. Maruti Dzire S-CNG has a claimed fuel efficiency of 31.12 km per kg of gas. This makes it India’s most fuel-efficient and most powerful CNG sedan. The S-CNG vehicles come with dual interdependent Electronic Control Units (ECU) and an intelligent injection system to provide an air-fuel ratio that ensures superior performance with better savings. The S-CNG vehicles’ safety has further been enhanced with stainless steel pipes and joints to avoid corrosion and any kind of leakage in the entire CNG structure, integrated wire harnesses are used to eliminate short-circuiting and Microswitch ensures that the vehicle is off and does not start during CNG fuel filling process.

Maruti Suzuki has the largest portfolio of factory fitted CNG vehicles in India. Models like Alto, WagonR, Celerio, S-Presso, Ertiga and Eeco are offered with factory fitted CNG kits. With rising fuel prices more people have started looking for CNG vehicles. Many who owned petrol cars even started looking for aftermarket CNG kits for their vehicle to keep the running cost of the vehicle down. If you are installing an aftermarket CNG kit, it is always recommended to get it done from a government approved CNG fitment centre for safety reasons.


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