Maruti Suzuki India, the country's largest carmaker launched the S-CNG variant of the BS VI-compliant New WagonR at prices starting Rs 525,000 for the Lxi variant (ex-Delhi). According to the company, this is aligned with its Mission Green Million, announced at the Auto Expo-2020. The WagonR has a tank capacity of 60-litres (water equivalent), and offers a mileage of 32.52 km/kg. The WagonR S-CNG Lxi (O) variant is priced at Rs 532,000 (ex-Delhi).
The company had started its CNG journey over a decade ago, and has already sold over million green vehicles that include CNG and hybrid. Maruti Suzuki India says it now aims to sell the next million green vehicles in the next couple of years.
Shashank Srivastava, executive director - Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki India said, “Maruti Suzuki has consistently endeavoured to offer sustainable mobility options to customers. With the announcement of Mission Green Million, we have strengthened our commitment towards boosting green mobility in the country. The 3rd generation WagonR is hugely successful and continues the iconic journey of brand WagonR with more than 24 lakh customers. Strong on looks and performance, the new factory fitted S-CNG variant offers a perfect balance of drivability, high fuel efficiency, enhanced safety and unmatched convenience.”
The OEM says its S-CNG vehicle portfolio come equipped with dual interdependent ECUs (Electronic Control Units) and intelligent injection system. The vehicles are factory fitted, and specially tuned and calibrated to deliver optimum performance and enhanced drivability across all kinds of terrains.