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Maruti Suzuki XL6 CNG launched at 12.24 lakh | Autocar India

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The XL6 CNG MPV comes solely within the entry-level Zeta trim; prices about Rs 95,000 greater than the equal petrol variant.

Increasing on the already giant CNG portfolio, Maruti Suzuki has launched the XL6 S-CNG. Priced at Rs 12.24 lakh (ex-showroom, India) and solely out there within the entry-level Zeta trim, the XL6 CNG prices about Rs 95,000 greater than its equal petrol variant. The XL6 CNG and Baleno CNG are the primary two fashions from the Nexa line-up to be supplied with factory-fitted CNG equipment. 

Maruti Suzuki XL6 CNG: CNG powertrain  

Just like the up to date Ertiga CNG, the XL6 CNG is powered by a 1.5-litre Okay15C petrol engine, which makes 88hp and 121.5Nm in CNG mode and 101hp and 136Nm in petrol mode. The engine is paired to a 5-speed handbook gearbox and on this CNG model, it doesn’t get the choice of a 6-speed automated that is supplied on the petrol-only XL6. Maruti Suzuki claims that the XL6 CNG presents a fuel-efficiency determine of 26.32km/kg. 

Maruti Suzuki XL6 CNG: styling and tools 

Maruti gave the XL6 a mid-lifecycle facelift in 2022, and other than the CNG sticker, there aren’t any modifications to the XL6 S-CNG’s exterior. The cabin of the XL6 CNG additionally stays similar to the petrol-powered model. Nonetheless, the boot area is barely compromised as a result of 60-litre CNG tank saved right here. 

As talked about earlier than, the XL6 CNG is obtainable solely within the entry-level Zeta trim. Whereas it will get tools like cruise management, push-button begin, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, it misses out on goodies reminiscent of a 360-degree digicam, tyre-pressure monitoring system and ventilated entrance seats, that are supplied on greater trims. 

Maruti Suzuki XL6 CNG: rivals 

The XL6 CNG at the moment takes on its sibling, the just lately launched Ertiga CNG, and can rival the upcoming CNG model of the Kia Carens MPV.  

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