Maruti Suzuki Crosses 1 Million CNG Cars Sales Milestone
Maruti Suzuki, India’s largest passenger carmaker, has clocked 10 lakh unit sales of CNG cars in India. Interestingly, over 2 lakh S-CNG vehicles were sold in the last financial year.
Currently, Maruti Suzuki has the largest portfolio of CNG cars in its personal and commercial lineup. These include Alto, S-Presso, Eeco, Celerio, WagonR, Dzire, Ertiga, Super Carry, Tour-S, Tour-M, and Tour V.
Here’s a look at the claimed fuel efficiency figures and price range of Maruti’s S-CNG range of personal vehicles: –
|CNG Model||Claimed Mileage||Price Range|
|Alto||31.59 km/kg||Rs 4.89 – 4.95 lakh|
|S-Presso||31.20 km/kg||Rs 5.24 – 5.56 lakh|
|Eeco||20.88 km/kg||Rs 5.88 lakh|
|Wagon R||34.05 km/kg||Rs 6.34 – 6.81 lakh|
|Celerio||35.60 km/kg||Rs 6.58 lakh|
|Dzire||31.12 km/kg||Rs 8.14 – 8.82 lakh|
|Ertiga||26.08 km/kg||Rs 9.87 lakh|
The brand is further expected to expand its eco-friendly vehicle range with the introduction of CNG-equipped variants of Swift, Vitara Brezza, Baleno, and others.
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Statement from Maruti Suzuki
Thanking customers for supporting Maruti Suzuki S-CNG cars, Mr. Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said –
We are humbled by the appreciation and positive response received by our S-CNG offerings. As a Company, our aim is to offer safe, reliable, clean, technologically advanced, and environment-friendly vehicles to our customers. Our S-CNG range is specifically designed, developed, and manufactured at our facilities to suit Indian driving conditions. Today, there are already over 3,700 CNG stations making CNG more accessible to people. With Government’s target to reach 10,000 CNG stations across the country in the next few years, we expect the demand for CNG vehicles to remain robust. As a technology, CNG will play a bigger and significant role in reducing carbon emission of a large volume of passenger vehicles.