The Maruti Suzuki Wagon R CNG has crossed the three-lakh-unit sales mark in India since its launch a decade in the past. With this achievement, Maruti Suzuki claims the bi-fuel variant of the tall-boy hatchback to be the “highest-selling CNG (passenger) vehicle in the country.”
- CNG variant of Wagon R debuted in 2010
- Wagon R CNG has crossed 3 lakh cumulative sales
- Uses a 1.0-litre engine mated to a 5-speed guide gearbox
Maruti Suzuki Wagon R CNG temporary historical past
The CNG variant of the Wagon R was first launched in our market in 2010 and it took the corporate 4 years to rake in a single lakh clients. The subsequent one lakh sales have been achieved by 2017, with the corporate taking one other three years to reach on the milestone of three lakh cumulative sales.
Commenting on the achievement, Shashank Srivastava, government director, advertising and marketing and sales, Maruti Suzuki India, stated, “Since its debut in 1999, Wagon R has over 24 lakh happy customers and it’s the first car for nearly half of them. The milestone of three lakh sales of Wagon R S-CNG is yet another testament to the immense faith bestowed on us by our loyal customers. Maruti Suzuki has persistently strived to offer sustainable mobility options to its customers.”
Maruti Suzuki Wagon R CNG engine particulars
Currently in its third era, the Wagon R includes a 1.0-litre engine that places out 68hp with petrol and 59hp with CNG. The pure fuel variant comes geared up with a sole 5-speed guide gearbox, although the petrol-only possibility additionally presents the selection of a 5-speed AMT automated transmission.
There can also be a extra highly effective, 83hp 1.2-litre engine obtainable in mid and high-spec trims, although it lacks the choice of a CNG variant.
Maruti Suzuki Wagon R CNG mileage
The bi-fuel model of the hatchback includes a factory-fit CNG equipment with a 10.8kg pure fuel tank and a gas economic system of 33.54km/kg.
Maruti Suzuki Wagon R CNG costs and variants
Maruti Suzuki Wagon R CNG costs are pegged at Rs 5.25-5.32 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), which interprets right into a Rs 80,000 premium over the equal petrol-only variants. The dual-fuel model is obtainable solely within the entry-spec LXi and LXi (O) trims, which get options like a driver airbag (passenger airbag as properly on LXi (O) trim), rear parking sensors, high-speed alert, seatbelt reminder, ABS, entrance energy home windows and central locking.
The Wagon R CNG competes with the Hyundai Santro CNG and Maruti Suzuki Celerio CNG in our market.
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