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Maruti Suzuki S Presso CNG launched at Rs 5.90 lakh | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

The model claims that the brand new S Presso CNG presents a gasoline economic system of 32.73km/kg.

Maruti Suzuki has launched the S Presso CNG with costs ranging from Rs 5.90 lakh for the LXi variant, going as much as Rs 6.10 lakh for the VXi variant (ex-showroom, Delhi). In comparison with the equal petrol-powered S Presso, the CNG model of the high-riding hatchback prices Rs 95,000 extra. 

  • S Presso CNG is powered by the brand new Ok10C engine
  • S Presso is the 10th automotive in Maruti’s CNG portfolio

This isn’t the primary time that Maruti has launched the S Presso CNG. In 2020, the carmaker had outfitted the automotive with a factory-fitted package. Maruti Suzuki additionally said that it has offered over 2.26 lakh items of the S Presso throughout the nation.

Maruti Suzuki S Presso costs
Variant CNG Worth (ex-showroom, Delhi) Petrol worth (ex-showroom, Delhi) Distinction
LXi Rs 5.90 lakh Rs 4.95 lakh Rs 95,000
VXi Rs 6.10 lakh Rs 5.15 lakh Rs 95,000

Maruti Suzuki S Presso CNG: powertrain

Similar to the lately up to date S Presso, its CNG model additionally will get the brand new 1.0-litre Ok10C engine that’s solely supplied with a 5-speed handbook gearbox. In petrol-only mode, the brand new engine places out 65hp and 89Nm of torque, nevertheless, in CNG mode, it places out 57hp and 82Nm. That is 1hp decrease and 4Nm larger than the outdated CNG-spec Ok15B motor.

Maruti claims that the brand new S Presso CNG can supply a gasoline economic system of 32.73km/kg, which is 1.53km/kg larger than the earlier CNG-spec mannequin. It’s 2.87km/kg decrease than the Celerio CNG –  at the moment probably the most fuel-efficient CNG mannequin.

Just like different Maruti CNG fashions, the S Presso CNG additionally will get twin interdependent ECUs, an improved injection system for higher air-fuel combination within the engine. Security, too, has been enhanced with new chrome steel pipes and joints to stop leakage within the CNG construction and security switches to chop off the engine whereas refuelling.

Maruti Suzuki S Presso CNG: design, options

The S Presso CNG doesn’t boast of any notable adjustments to its exterior or inside design other than an extra S-CNG badge on the tailgate. The high-riding hatchback will get a 55-litre CNG tank fitted to the boot. When it comes to security options, the S Presso CNG will get twin airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, and seat belt reminders as normal.

Maruti Suzuki S Presso CNG: rivals

The petrol-powered S Presso competes in opposition to the Renault Kwid and the lately launched Maruti Suzuki Alto Ok10, nevertheless, neither of the rivals has a CNG-powered model.

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