Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) has launched its 14th offering in the S-CNG range. The Grand Vitara S-CNG 12.85L will be available at an ex-showroom starting price. Customers now have three options with the Grand Vitara – mild hybrid, strong hybrid and S-CNG.
The Grand Vitara S-CNG will be based on the Delta and Zeta variants of the regular petrol variants. However, these will be available only with manual transmission and their prices are as follows:
- Grand Vitara S-CNG Delta: ₹12.85 L
- Grand Vitara S-CNG Zeta: ₹14.84 L
Users can also subscribe to the car starting at ₹30,723 per month.
The Grand Vitara S-CNG will be powered by the same K-Series 1.5L, Dual Jet, VTVT petrol engine that produces 100.6 PS of power and 136 Nm of torque in its petrol form. While running on green gas, the engine will produce 87.83 PS and 121.5 Nm of torque. CNG fuel economy is claimed at 26.6 kmpl.
Safety and features
The safety and feature list remains unchanged. Customers will get the same kit as the respective mild hybrid variants. Having said that, the Grand Vitara S-CNG is the only CNG SUV in the segment to offer 6-airbags on the top variant. The feature list also includes Suzuki’s SmartPlay Pro+ infotainment system, wireless Apple CarPlay, and 40+ connected features with Android Auto.
Announcing the launch of the Grand Vitara S-CNG, Mr. Shashank Srivastava, Senior Executive Officer, Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki India Limited said, “Since its launch in September 2022, the Grand Vitara has been well received by Indian consumers. Got the response, thanks. Its SUV appeal is complimented by a number of future-ready powertrains. The introduction of the S-CNG option further broadens the Grand Vitara’s appeal. Grand Vitara S-CNG Our Green Power The train will contribute to our aggressive plan to expand the offering to 14 models.