Bye Bye Diesel, Petrol? Maruti Swift, Dzire, Ciaz Can Get CNG Option Soon!
As per new reports coming in, India’s biggest car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki is planning to transition the Maruti Swift, Dzire & Ciaz into CNG powered cars soon enough.
Find out all the details about the CNG powered cars by Maruti Suzuki right here!
Maruti Suzuki India Limited To Make Swift, Dzire, Ciaz Powered By CNG
Shashank Srivastava, Maruti Suzuki India Limited’s Executive Director Sales and Marketing revealed that the company is planning to improve the portfolio of BSVI CNG in the coming days. The popular cars by Maruti Suzuki India Limited, such as Swift, Dzire, Ciaz, and Ignis will be next cars in line to come with the CNG engine.
Maruti Suzuki’s regular old 1.3-litre DDiS Fiat-sourced diesel engine was phased out due to the BS-VI emission standards, and the company is trying to find out ways to introduce a new petrol engine that will supplement the regular 1.2-litre K-series VVT engine and will also be fuel economic.
The DualJet mild hybrid petrol engine was debuted by the company in the Baleno, whereas, the K12N has been expanded into the modified Dzire’s range also. As per reports, there will be more such engines in the vehicles in the domestic car range portfolio in the near future.
Maruti Suzuki Sold More Than 1 Lakh CNG Cars In FY 19-20
Maruti Suzuki India Limited has been discussing the plans to consolidate the companies CNG lineup, which was quite clear when the company launched S-CNG lineup that follow the BS-VI rules.
As of now, Maruti Suzuki has about eight cars that are powered by S-CNG, including Alto, Wagon R, Eeco, Tour S, Ertiga, Super Carry, and Celerio, and all these follow the BS-VI regulations. Maruti Suzuki announced a sale of 1,06,443 units throughout the country in the FY 2019-2020. Also, there was about a 15.5% CAGR increase in CNG sales over the last ten years. Also, Maruti’s first ever factory fitted CNG vehicle was manufactured in 2010.
As we all know, cars powered by CNG are much more efficient and better for the environment than those run by conventional fuels such as petrol and diesel.