Maruti Suzuki India Limited has launched the updated Eeco in the Indian market at a starting price of ₹5.10 lakh (ex-showroom). The New Eeco will be available across 13 variants including 5-seater, 7-seater, Cargo, Tour and Ambulance version. The Eeco MPV will be sold with petrol as well as a CNG powertrain.
Commenting on the launch of New Eeco, Mr. Shashank Srivastava, Senior Executive Officer, Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said, “Since its launch, the Eeco has been a preferred and proud choice for over 9.75 lakh owners in the past decade and enjoys an undisputed leadership with 93% market share in its segment. Being a part of families and having provided livelihood to lakhs of entrepreneurs and businessmen, the New Eeco will continue to be a reliable and efficient vehicle. It will cater to a wide range of customer preferences as a comfortable, stylish and spacious family vehicle, while also providing flexibility for business use. This versatile multi-purpose van with an advanced powertrain, improved mileage and new features embodies pride of ownership and living life to the fullest. It represents a whole new attitude, with fresh confidence in its latest avatar. We are confident that the Eeco will continue to dominate its segment and receive much more adulation by consumers.”
The Eeco now comes with Maruti’s new 1.2-litre Dual Jet petrol engine. This is the same engine that is being used in Dzire, Swift, Baleno and other models as well. It puts out 80.76 Ps of max power at 6,000 rpm and a peak torque output of 104.4 Nm at 3,000 rpm. So, it is more powerful than the outgoing engine. While running on CNG, the power output is decreased to 71.65 Ps and the torque falls to 95 Nm.
The petrol version of the New Eeco is 25% more fuel-efficient delivering up to 20.20 km/l, while the S-CNG version boasts of a 29% higher fuel-efficiency and delivers upto 27.05 km/kg.
Maruti Suzuki Eeco comes with driver-focused controls, reclining front seats, cabin air filter (in AC variants) and a dome lamp with a new battery saver function. There is also a new digital instrument cluster, a new steering wheel and rotary controls for the AC and the heater.
The New Eeco comes loaded with 11+ safety features such as engine immobiliser, illuminated hazard switch, dual airbags, ABS with EBD, child lock for the sliding doors and windows, reverse parking sensors etc. amongst other standard safety features to ensure a safe drive.
The ex-showroom prices are as follows: