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Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara CNG Launched @ ₹12.85 lakhs

Maruti Suzuki India Limited has finally launched India’s first compact SUV with stock CNG. The recently launched Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara now has a stock CNG option.

The new Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara CNG is priced at ₹12.85 lakhs (Ex-Showroom). With its launch, the Grand Vitara CNG has become the first compact SUV with a factory-fitted CNG option.

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara CNG
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara CNG
  • The Grand Vitara CNG will only be available in 2 trims- Delta & Zeta
  • On the power front, we see the same 1.5L K-series pure petrol engine, which pushes 101hp with a peak torque of 136 Nm when run on petrol.
  • However, when switched to CNG, the power figure drops to just 88hp with a peak torque of 121.5Nm.
  • The Grand Vitara CNG only offers a single 5-speed manual gearbox.
  • Talking about fuel economy, we exposed the Vitara CNG to offer a fuel economy of 26.6 km/kg.
  • Although the feature list is expected to remain the same as its ICE cousin.
  • With the launch of the Virata CNG, Japanese carmaker Toyota is also gearing up to launch the CNG iteration of the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder at the upcoming Auto Expo.
  • With being the first compact SUV to come with a stock CNG option. The Vitara CNG currently has no active rivals in the Indian car market.
  • Although its ICE cousin takes on the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Jeep Compass, Mahindra XUV300, Mahindra Bolero, MG Astor, and Skoda Kushaq.
Jaskaran Singh Bhola
Jaskaran Singh Bhola
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