Maruti Alto K10 Gets CNG Powertrain Option At Rs 5.95 Lakh
- Alto K10 is now available with a factory-fitted CNG kit.
- Available only in VXI trim.
- Rs 95,000 more expensive than its petrol version.
- Gets the same 1.0-litre petrol engine, albeit in a detuned state.
- Claims a fuel efficiency of 33.85km/kg.
Soon after launching the Baleno and XL6 CNG, Maruti Suzuki has now finally introduced the greener fuel option for the new-gen Alto K10. Only its mid-spec VXI variant will be available with the factory-fitted CNG kit.
|Alto K10 CNG||Ex-Showroom Price||Premium From Its Petrol-Only Version|
|VXi||Rs 5.95 lakh||+Rs 95,000|
Engine, Gearbox and Mileage
Maruti Suzuki has equipped the greener Alto K10 with the same 1-litre DualJet petrol engine as the regular model that makes 57PS/82Nm in CNG mode and 66.62PS/89Nm when running on petrol. It comes only with a 5-speed manual gearbox and claims a fuel efficiency of 33.85km/kg.
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Since the Alto K10 CNG is based on the VXI variant, it gets all the features of its petrol-only counterpart, such as steel wheels with full-size covers, body-coloured door handle, front power windows, front power socket, 2-DIN audio system with Bluetooth, speed sensing auto-door lock, impact sensing door unlock, dual-front airbags, ABS with EBD, and much more.
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With the added weight of the CNG kit, Maruti Suzuki has also retuned the suspension setup of the Alto K10 to improve its handling and ride quality.