As predicted Maruti Suzuki has launched its S-Presso with the company’s first BS6 compliant CNG engines. The micro SUV with the new fuel option was showcased in Auto Expo 2020.
Maruti Suzuki S-Presso | Engine Specifications
The engine is nothing new and a standard for CNG cars.
- S-Presso will have a 1.0Litre Three-cylinder naturally-aspirated BS6 engine.
- The engine outputs 57bhp which is 10 less than the petrol engine.
- The company fitted CNG will have a 5-speed manual transmission.
- This is the same R1.0 engine which sees its current use in by Celerio, Wagon R, Alto K10 and Celerio X but its the BS4 version.
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Maruti Suzuki S-Presso | Internal/ External Features
The following features are for the top trim which is S-Presso Vxi.
- Maruti Suzuki S-Presso features body-coloured bumpers and roof antenna and full wheel covers are available externally.
- Distance-to-empty fuel consumption, headlamp on warning, gearshift indicator display on the instrument cluster is provided with the micro SUV.
- For all your music needs it has a two-speaker audio system with Bluetooth, USB & Aux support.
- Remote keyless entry, SmartPlay Dock, central door locking, speed-sensitive door lock and accessory socket are some of the other available features.
- S-Presso also comes with side body cladding, power steering, sun visor, digital driver information display and an AC unit.
Maruti Suzuki S-Presso | Safety Features
In the safety department, the S-Presso is lacking and there are no new features added in the CNG variant either.
- Driver-side airbag, ABS with EBD, front seatbelt reminder, reverse parking sensors and speed alert are the only safety features available.
After the company’s decision to shut down production of Alto-K10 S-Presso will have to take its place in the market and to cement this even further Maruti released the CNG variant to make it more accessible for everyone.
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It would have been a hot cake, if the CNG Option is available in Automatic variants too. Exclusively meant for budget friendly city ride.
Can’t disagree with that. CNG with Automatic Transmission would be a killer combo.