The never-ending price rise in petrol and diesel prices are taking their toll on middle-class car owners. EVs though available, are still a pricier initial investment with not so good charging network in India. As a result the only alternate practical fuel as of now is the CNG option. Find out below what Maruti S-CNG is and why to prefer it only on MotorOctane.
What is S-CNG?
Maruti Suzuki S-CNG vehicles come with intelligent injection system. Vehicles are tuned and calibrated to deliver optimum performance and enhanced drivability across all kinds of terrains. The S-CNG technology has managed to set a new benchmark in green fuel mobility. CNG is integrated directly within the vehicle on the factory floor by highly certified engineers. S-CNG vehicles are designed to deliver optimum performance, safety, engine durability, convenience and mileage.
Car options with S-CNG
Maruti S-CNG technology is available with Alto, Celerio, WagonR, S-Presso, Eeco and Ertiga. All these cars get the benefit of Safety, Performance and Savings with a factory-fitted S-CNG kit.
Performance and Efficiency
|Name||Max Power||Max Torque||Fuel Efficiency||Starting Price|
|Maruti Alto||30.1kW@6000rpm||60Nm@3500||31.59km/kg||Rs.4.33 lakhs|
|Maruti Ertiga||91.19bhp@6000rpm||122Nm@4400rpm||26.08km/kg||Rs. 8.95 lakhs|
|Maruti Eeco||61bhp@6000rpm||85Nm@3000rpm||20.88km/kg||Rs. 4.95 lakhs|
|Maruti S-Presso||50kW@5500rpm||90Nm@3000rpm||31.2km/kg||Rs. 4.84 lakhs|
|Maruti WagonR||58.33bhp@5500rpm||78Nm@3500rpm||32.52km/kg||Rs. 5.25 lakhs|
|Maruti Celerio||43.5kW@6000rpm||78Nm@3500rpm||30.47km/kg||Rs. 5.60 lakhs|
Advantages of S-CNG technology
Intelligent Injection System:
Maruti Suzuki S-CNG vehicles are equipped with Intelligent Injection system. They seamlessly communicate with each other to provide an optimum air-fuel ratio during combustion, thereby ensuring better and consistent performance along with high fuel efficiency.
The chassis, suspension setup and braking system are designed and tuned in the factory to deliver optimum performance across all kinds of terrains.
Auto-Switch: The change-over switch with auto-mode helps you to easily and instantly switch between CNG and Petrol. More about what Maruti S-CNG is and why to prefer it only on MotorOctane below.
Continued Warranty: Enjoy all the benefits of CNG without compromising on your vehicle’s warranty. All warranty benefits are extendable up to 5 years.
Service Network: You can get your car serviced at 3500+ Maruti Suzuki authorized service centres with skilled technicians.
Fuel level Indicator: Maruti Suzuki S-CNG vehicles come equipped with a precision fuel level indicator which lets you track your vehicle’s fuel level.
NGV Receptacle: NGV receptacle is a special nozzle that assists in faster and safer CNG refuelling.
Vehicle Dynamics: Maruti Suzuki S-CNG vehicles are evaluated and tested for crashworthiness and durability with entire CNG System in place.
Stainless Steel pipes and joints: Stainless steel pipes & joints provide corrosion resistance and a leak-proof design to the entire CNG structure.
Integrated Harness: The wiring harness inside the vehicle is an integrated system which eliminates any chance of short circuits.
Micro Switch: All vehicles are equipped with a microswitch which assures that vehicle goes-off and does not start during CNG fuel filling process.
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