Maruti Suzuki India has announced that their Ertiga MPV now
comes with a Bharat Stage VI (BS6) compliant engine. It is the sixth car from the company’s portfolio
to do so. Other vehicles include - Alto, WagonR, Swift, Baleno and Dzire. The
new BS6 Ertiga will come at a price of Rs. 7,54,689 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
The BS6 compliant petrol vehicles will lead to a substantial
reduction of nearly 25pc in Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) emissions. The BS6 compliant
vehicles from Maruti Suzuki meets stringent limit on Non-Methane Hydrocarbons (NMHC) emissions. The new BSVI compliant Ertiga can
run on BS6 petrol too. The MPV gets a 1.5L petrol engine capable of producing a
peak power of 103hp and peak torque of 138Nm. Buyers can opt for a 5-speed
transmission or a 4-speed automatic.
Commenting on Maruti Suzuki’s commitment to offer advanced
and clean technologies to customers, Shashank Srivastava, Executive Director,
Marketing and Sales, Maruti Suzuki India Limited said, “At Maruti Suzuki, we
remain committed to a sustainable mobility. With the new BSVI compliant petrol
engines, much ahead of the government deadline, we reinforce our commitment
towards cleaner environment. The BSVI petrol vehicles will have substantial
reduction in emissions thus contributing to a safer and cleaner
environment. We are committed to ensure
that our full product range will progressively be BSVI compliant during the
year, ahead of regulations coming into the effect.”
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