Country’s largest car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki has launched the 2020 WagonR S-CNG variant. The latest addition to the line-up of BS6 vehicles, the updated WagonR is priced at Rs 5.25 lakh for the LXi variant and going up to Rs 5.32 for the LXi(O) variant (ex-showroom, Delhi).
The new WagonR S-CNG comes with a 1.0-litre, three-cylinder petrol engine that belts out 58 bhp of power and a torque of 78 Nm in the CNG mode while producing 81 bhp of power and 113 Nm torque in the petrol mode. The S-CNG version comes with a 5-speed manual gearbox as standard. In order to aid performance and driveability, the WagonR comes equipped with dual interdependent ECUs (Electronic Control Units) and intelligent injection system.
Maruti Suzuki’s ‘Mission Green Million’ programme announced at the Auto Expo 2020 aims to sell 1 million green vehicles, including mild hybrids, strong hybrids, electric vehicles, and CNG cars, in the next couple of years. Part of the “Mission Green Million” the WagonR S-CNG is the third car after the Alto 800 and the Ertiga MPV, to get the S-CNG technology in addition to being BS6 compliant as well.
“Maruti Suzuki has consistently endeavoured to offer sustainable mobility options to customers. With the announcement of Mission Green Million, we have strengthened our commitment towards boosting green mobility in the country. The 3rd generation WagonR is hugely successful and continues the iconic journey of brand WagonR with more than 24 lakh customers. Strong on looks and performance, the new factory-fitted S-CNG variant offers a perfect balance of drivability, high fuel efficiency, enhanced safety and unmatched convenience,” said Shashank Srivastava, Executive Director (Marketing & Sales), Maruti Suzuki India, about the launch of the BS6 WagonR S-CNG.