All Maruti Suzuki cars now comply with BS6 phase-2 emission norm
Maruti Suzuki has announced that it has updated its vehicle line-up to meet the BS6 phase-2 and Real Driving Emission (RDE) emissions norms. Along with new emission regulations, all the vehicles can run on E20 fuel. With this, the Alto K10, S-Presso, Swift, Celerio, Brezza, Eeco, Wagon R, Ignis, Swift, Dzire, Baleno, Fronx, Ertiga, XL6, Ciaz, and Grand Vitara.
Maruti Suzuki RDE-compliant Cars
All the RDE-compliant Maruti Suzuki vehicles now feature Electronic Stability Control (ESC). In addition, these cars are fitted with new-gen On-board Diagnostics (OBD) system that monitors real-time emissions and alerts the driver in the case of malfunction.
Speaking on the occasion, C V Raman, Chief Technical Officer, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said, "At Maruti Suzuki, we are always finding new and innovative ways to reduce emissions from our vehicles. Be it with the advanced Dual Jet, Dual VVT technology, Progressive Smart Hybrid or Intelligent Electric Hybrid system. The Government of India's drive to incorporate the new BS6 Phase II norms will go a long way in controlling emissions from vehicles over their entire lifespan. During this upgrade, Maruti Suzuki also took the opportunity to delight customers even more by equipping our cars with ESC, a leading safety feature globally. With this, Maruti Suzuki cars and SUVs are now safer than ever before and better for the environment, as well."
Maruti Suzuki Fronx Launched
In other news, Maruti Suzuki recently launched the Fronx in India, with prices starting at Rs 7.46 lakh and go up to 13.13 lakh (both ex-showroom). Powering the Fronx is a 1.0-litre, three-cylinder, turbocharged Boosterjet petrol engine generating 100PS and 148Nm of torque and a 1.2-litre, four-cylinder, naturally aspirated petrol unit that produces 90PS and 113Nm of torque. Transmission options include a five-speed manual, five-speed AMT, and six-speed automatic.
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