New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki has launched its new Maruti Suzuki Swift S-CNG in the country priced at Rs 7.77 lakh (ex-showroom). The Maruti Suzuki Swift S-CNG is available in two variant.
1.Swift S-CNG Vxi: Rs 7.77 lakh
2.Swift S-CNG ZXi: Rs 8.45 lakh
The new Swift S-CNG offers fuel efficiency of 30.90 Km/kg, making it India’s most powerful CNG hatchback and the most fuel-efficient CNG premium hatchback. The model can also be owned through Maruti Suzuki Subscribe for a monthly subscription fee starting at Rs 16,499.
The Maruti Suzuki Swift S-CNG is powered by the 1.2L K-series Dual Jet, Dual VVT engine and delivers a peak power of 57 kW (77.49PS) @ 6000 rpm and max Torque of 98.5 Nm @ 4300 rpm. This motor is paired only with a five-speed manual unit. The CNG hatchback is claimed to deliver a fuel economy of 30.90km/kg.
This move by the largest PV manufacturer in India seems to be in light of the launch of Tata’s I-CNG with Tiago and Tigor. These are stark rivals of Swift and Dzire respectively. The 2022 Maruti Suzuki Swift S-CNG features dual interdependent Electronic Control Units (ECU) and an intelligent injection system. The safety of the model is claimed to have been further enhanced with stainless steel pipes and joints to avoid corrosion and any kind of leakage in the entire CNG structure, while integrated wire harnesses are used to eliminate short-circuiting, and a micro-switch which ensures that the vehicle is off and does not start during CNG fuel filling process.
Speaking on the occasion, Shashank Srivastava, Senior Executive Officer (Marketing and Sales), Maruti Suzuki India, said, “The brand Swift needs no introduction and the iconic sporty hatchback is now available with proven and tested company-fitted Maruti Suzuki S-CNG technology. After enthralling over 26 lakh Swift lovers with its performance, styling, and road presence, the Swift is now available with S-CNG to delight customers with its incredible fuel efficiency of 30.90 Km/kg. This will be the ninth model in our portfolio with CNG offering, strengthening our commitment to a cleaner and greener environment. The Swift has carved a niche for itself in the hearts and minds of the customers, it has continuously evolved and has maintained its persona as the most successful hatchback in the Indian market. The Swift S-CNG is the right proposition for customers, looking for a peppy yet economical city drive.”