Maruti Suzuki India today announced the launch of the S-CNG variant of its highly succesful hatchback, Swift. Maruti Swift S-CNG Variant is powered by the advanced 1.2L K-series Dual Jet, Dual VVT engine. The new Swift S-CNG delivers a peak power of 57kW (77.49PS) @6000rpm and max Torque of 98.5Nm@4300rpm. The new Swift S-CNG offers fuel efficiency of 30.90 Km/kg.
Maruti Swift S-CNG VXI variant is priced at 7.77 Lakhs ex-showroom and ZXI variant is priced at INR 8.45 Lakhs ex-showroom.
The S-CNG Swift comes 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 a microswitch ensures that the vehicle is off and does not start during CNG fuel filling process.
The Swift S-CNG vehicle’s powertrain and suspension have been specially tuned to offer better engine durability, greater mileage and superior safety. Maruti Suzuki S-CNG vehicles go through a rigorous development cycle and stringent manufacturing checks to ensure complete peace of mind for the customers as stated by Maruti Suzuki India.
Introducing the Swift S-CNG, Mr. Shashank Srivastava, Senior Executive Officer (Marketing & Sales), Maruti Suzuki India Limited said, “Brand Swift needs no introduction and the iconic sporty hatchback is now available with proven & tested company-fitted Maruti Suzuki S-CNG technology. After enthralling over 26 lakh Swift lovers with its performance, styling and road presence, Swift is now available with S-CNG to delight customers with its incredible fuel efficiency of 30.90 Km/kg#. This will be the 9th model in our portfolio with CNG offering, strengthening our commitment to a cleaner and greener environment. Swift has carved a niche for itself in the hearts and minds of the customers, it has continuously evolved and has maintained its persona as the most successful hatchback in the Indian market. The Swift S-CNG is the right proposition for customers, looking for a peppy yet economical city drive.”
Maruti Suzuki India offers the widest range of 9 S-CNG powered vehicles. These include Alto, WagonR, Celerio, Dzire, Ertiga, Eeco, Super Carry, Tour-S and Swift. Maruti Suzuki has sold over 1 million eco-friendly S-CNG vehicles so far.