Maruti Suzuki India Limited recently announced the launch of Dzire, with S-CNG technology. Powered by advanced K-series Dual Jet, Dual VVT 1.2L engine, Dzire S-CNG delivers a peak power of 57kW@6000 rpm and an incredible mileage of 31.12 km/kg, making it India’s most fuel-efficient and most powerful CNG sedan*. Maruti Suzuki S-CNG range of vehicles are conceptualized, designed and developed at company’s world-class Research & Development facility after rigorous testing and are factory-fitted to deliver unmatched safety, performance, durability and high fuel efficiency. Maruti Suzuki Dzire has over 22 lakh delighted customers.
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 further added, “The launch of Dzire S-CNG, will further strengthen our vision of green mobility and catalyze the adoption of green vehicles in India. With customers now getting a CNG option in India’s preferred sedan, the Dzire S-CNG will further alleviate the worries of rising fuel costs and provide economical and environment-friendly mobility to customers.”
Maruti Suzuki S-CNG technology has revolutionized the way car buyers perceive CNG cars in India. The S-CNG vehicle’s powertrain and suspension have been specially tuned to offer better engine durability, greater mileage and superior safety. The Maruti Suzuki S-CNG vehicles go through a rigorous development cycle and stringent manufacturing checks to ensure complete peace of mind for the customers. 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.
The launch of Maruti Suzuki’s S-CNG vehicle range is aligned to and complements the Government of India’s vision of reducing oil import and enhancing the share of natural gas in the country’s primary energy mix from 6.2% now to 15% by 2030. The Government is also working to rapidly increase the CNG fuel pumps network in the country.