The BS6 (Bharat Stage 6) emission norms will be implemented in India on April 1, 2020. Though the deadline for the manufacturers to introduce BS6 compliant cars is of 31st March 2020, there some carmakers who have been ahead of the time and have already begun rolling out BS6 compliant cars. A BS6 compliant petrol engine produces upto 25% less Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) emissions.
10 Best BS6 (Bharat Stage 6) Cars In India
- Kia Seltos
The Kia Seltos comes with 3 BS6 ready engine options; 1500cc/115 hp/144 nm petrol engine, 1400cc turbocharged/140 hp/242 nm petrol engine and a 1500cc/115 hp/250 nm. The Seltos comes mated with a 6-speed manual transmission and 3-speed automatic transmission. The KIA Seltos was one of the first in its segment to have a BS6 compliant engine. The Seltos was launched at an attractive starting price of ₹9.69 lakhs ranging upto ₹16.99 lakhs.
- Maruti Suzuki S-Presso
The Maruti Suzuki’s S-Presso debuted in India on 30th September 2019 and is the eight model in the Maruti’s portfolio to be BS6 compliant. The S-Presso utilizes a 1.0-litre petrol engine and makes 67 bhp and 90 Nm of torque. The S-Presso claims to deliver a fuel efficiency of over 21.00 kmpl. The Maruti Suzuki S-Presso is priced in the range of ₹3.69 lakhs to ₹4.91 lakhs.
- Maruti Alto 800
Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 comes with 3-cylinder 800cc BS6 compliant petrol engine. However, this upgrade to the engine dropped the fuel efficiency from 24.7 kmpl to 22.05 kmpl. The Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 is priced in the range of ₹2.94 lakhs and ₹4.15 lakhs.
- Hyundai Elantra
Hyundai India has launched the 2019 Hyundai Elantra on 3rd October 2019. The petrol-only Elantra uses a 2.0-litre BS6 compliant unit that delivers 152 ps/192 nm with a fuel efficiency of 14.6kmpl. The Elantra comes with two transmission options; a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission system or a 6-speed manual transmission. The New 2019 Hyundai Elantra starts from ₹15.89 lakh (ex-showroom India).
- Toyota Glanza
The Toyota Glanza comes with a petrol-only engine option using a 1.2-litre BS6 engine. This is the same engine that does the duty on the Maruti Suzuki Baleno. The fuel efficiency figures are unchanged 21.00 kmpl (19.56 kmpl for CVT). The Toyota Glanza is priced in the range of ₹7.22 lakhs up to ₹8.90 lakhs.
- Jeep Compass Trailhawk
The Jeep Compass Trailhawk became the first car in Jeep’s line-up manufacturer to offer a BS6 compliant diesel engine. The Jeep Compass Trailhawk is powered by a 2.0-litre Multijet, a four-cylinder engine with a 9-speed automatic transmission. The BS6 Jeep Compass Trailhawk produces 170 ps (3 ps lesser than the BS4 unit) with 350 nm torque. The Jeep Compass Trailhawk claims a mileage of 14.9 kmpl. The Jeep Compass Trailhawk is priced in the range of ₹26.80 lakhs to ₹27.60 lakhs.
- Hyundai Grand i10 Nios
The mid-sized hatchback by Hyundai; The Hyundai Grand i10 Nios petrol meets the BS6 norms. The Hyundai Grand i10 Nios uses 1.0-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine making 83PS/114Nm mated with 5 speed Manual Transmission and an AMT option. The Hyundai Grand i10 Nios is priced in the range of Rs 5 lakh to Rs 7.14 lakh)
- Maruti Suzuki Swift
Hatchback and Sub-4m sedan both have 1.2 litres, four-cylinder petrol engine that delivers 83PS/113 nm but there is a drop in the fuel economy from 22 kmpl to 21.21kmpl. Maruti Swift pricing ₹5.14 lakh to ₹8.89 lakh.
- Maruti Suzuki Ertiga
The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga MPV gets makes use of a 1.5 litre BS6 compliant petrol engine. The BS6 compliant engine is a 1.5 litre, 4 cylinder petrol, 105ps/138nm K15B unit. The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga achieved a claimed mileage of 19.01 kmpl for the manual transmission and 17.99 kmpl for the automatic transmission. The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is priced in the range of ₹7.55 lakhs to ₹10.06 lakh.
- Maruti Suzuki XL6
The Maruti Suzuki XL6 retails from Maruti’s NEXA outlet and comes with only a petrol engine. The 103bhp/138 nm K15B gets a smart mild-hybrid system as standard. There will not be any diesel engine for the XL6. The Maruti Suzuki XL6 claims a fuel mileage of 19.01 kmpl for the manual and 17.99 kmpl for the automatic. Maruti Suzuki XL6 is priced in the range of ₹11.15 lakh to ₹13.58 lakh.
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