The new BS6 emission norms will finally be rolled out in India from 1st of April 2020. As per the Supreme Court of India, all cars post this date will have to comply with the new emissions norms. The court has also banned the sale and purchase of older BS4 cars from the date onwards. Now, you are in the market looking for your first or next car. And you are confused about which car to buy? Hold on! we will save you the trouble. Here is a list of 30 best BS6 compliant cars you can buy right now in India.
10 Best BS6 Maruti Suzuki Cars in India
Maruti Suzuki Alto
The tried and tested Alto is one of the top-selling cars in India. The entry-level economy hatchback has been upgraded to comply with BS6 emission norms. The 800cc engine on the Maruti Suzuki Alto remains the same just with BS6 updates.
Maruti Suzuki S-Presso
The mini-SUV which Maruti Suzuki likes to call the S-Presso comes with a 1.0-litre 3-cylinder BS6 updated engine. The S-Presso is an upgrade over the Alto. The S-Presso produces 68 bhp and a decent 90 Nm of peak torque.
Maruti Suzuki Celerio
Another economy hatchback from the house of Maruti Suzuki; the Celerio (and the Celerio X) has also been upgraded to BS6 standards. The Celerio uses the same 1.0-litre 3 cylinder engine as used on the S-Presso and is available with Maruti’s AGS (Auto Gear Shift) AMT (Automated Manual Transmission). The Maruti Suzuki Celerio boasts standard features such as Bluetooth-enabled infotainment system, steering mounted audio controls, 2 airbags and ABS for safety.
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Maruti Suzuki Eeco
India’s people carrier; the Maruti Suzuki Eeco has been the bread and butter for the company, at least that’s what the sales report says. Maruti Suzuki has updated the 1.2-litre engine to comply with the BS6 emission norms. The Maruti Suzuki Eeco is also available in CNG dual-fuel option along with various seating configurations.
Maruti Suzuki WagonR
The new-generation WagonR was launched in India back in 2019. The WagonR hatchback comes with two engine options; 1.0-litre petrol, which is yet to receive a BS6 upgrade and the 1.2-litre which has been upgraded to BS6 specification.
Maruti Suzuki Swift
Maruti has updated the 1.2-litre petrol engine on the Swift to comply with the upcoming BS6 emission norms.
Maruti Suzuki Dzire
The Dzire is one of the best selling sub-compact sedans (sub-4-meter) in India. Maruti Suzuki has gone ahead and finally updated the 1.2-litre petrol engine on the Dzire to comply with the BS6 norms.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno
Maruti’s premium hatchback; the Baleno is sold through Maruti Suzuki’s premium Nexa dealerships. In fact, the Maruti Suzuki Baleno was the first model from the company to receive a BS6 update. The Baleno uses a 1.2-litre Dualjet Dual VVT engine also featuring Maruti’s SHVS (Smart Hybrid Vehicle By Suzuki) Mild Hybrid System.
Maruti Suzuki Ertiga
The Ertiga was launched way back in 2012 and basically created a new segment all by itself. The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga MPVs was recently launched with a BS6 compliant 1.5-litre petrol engine. The engine on the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga produces 104bhp and 138Nm of torque. The new Ertiga also comes with Suzuki’s mild-hybrid (SHVS) technology.
Maruti Suzuki XL6
The XL6 or as we call it; a suited-booted Ertiga is Maruti Suzuki’s premium MPV sold under Nexa dealership. The Maruti Suzuki XL6 is a six-seater MPV offered with a BS6 compliant 1.5-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine (the same as on the Ertiga).