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

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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

NameMax PowerMax TorqueFuel EfficiencyStarting Price
Maruti Alto30.1kW@6000rpm60Nm@350031.59km/kgRs.4.33 lakhs
Maruti Ertiga91.19bhp@6000rpm122Nm@4400rpm26.08km/kgRs. 8.95 lakhs
Maruti Eeco61bhp@6000rpm85Nm@3000rpm20.88km/kgRs. 4.95 lakhs
Maruti S-Presso50kW@5500rpm90Nm@3000rpm31.2km/kgRs. 4.84 lakhs
Maruti WagonR58.33bhp@5500rpm78Nm@3500rpm32.52km/kgRs. 5.25 lakhs
Maruti Celerio43.5kW@6000rpm78Nm@3500rpm30.47km/kgRs. 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.

Re-tuned Suspension:

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.

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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.

Safety Precautions

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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.

Also read: Electric Vehicles just became more affordable!

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