Maruti launches 13th CNG model, Alto K10 CNG on Indian Market
Maruti Suzuki India has added its CNG portfolio to Indian automobile market with the launch of the Alto K10 CNG today, priced at Rs 5.94 lakh (ex-showroom). The country’s largest carmaker now offers 13 CNG models, including Alto, Alto K10, S-Presso, WagonR, Eeco, Celerio, Swift, Dzire, Ertiga, Baleno, XL6, Super Carry and Tour S.
The company launched the S-Presso CNG on October 14, and the Baleno CNG and the XL6 CNG on October 31.
Maruti has added a CNG option to the Alto K10 three months after the third-generation model was launched in August. The Alto K10 CNG is available in a single VXI variant.
The Alto K10 CNG employs the next-gen K-Series 1.0-litre dual-jet dual-VVT engine, which develops 65PS in petrol mode and 57PS in CNG mode, 89Nm in petrol mode and 82Nm in CNG mode. Available with a 5-speed manual gearbox, the Alto K-10 CNG mileage is claimed to be 33.85km/kg. All CNG models of Maruti are fitted with dual-interdependent electronic control units (ECU), an intelligent fuel injection system, stainless steel pipes and joints, along with integrated wiring harnesses for the CNG system.