More than 3 Maruti WagonR CNG Models Sold Every Hour!

by Jatin Chhibber | 29/09/2020
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Maruti WagonR CNG has achieved 3 lakh unit sales mark. Currently, the CNG variant is offered in two different trim levels, namely- LXi and LXi (O).

Maruti Suzuki WagonR CNG has become the top-selling CNG car in India. The CNG trim of the hatchback has achieved 3 lakh sales milestone, which means more than 3 units of the WagonR CNG are sold every hour, thereby making it the most successful CNG car across all passenger vehicle segments. Maruti Suzuki says that the WagonR has been a part of 24 lakh families across India. The car is popular among the buyers for its boxy looks, high seating and spacious cabin. 

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Speaking on the sales milestone, Mr Shashank Srivastava, Executive Director (Marketing & Sales), Maruti Suzuki India Limited, remarked, “Constantly featured amongst India’s top 10 cars for nearly two decades, Maruti Suzuki WagonR continues to be the undisputed market leader in its segment. Since its debut in 1999, WagonR has over 24 Lakh happy customers and it’s the first car for nearly half of them. The iconic car from Maruti Suzuki continues to feature among the top 5 best-selling cars in India since 2000. The milestone of 3 Lakh sales of WagonR S-CNG is yet another testament to the immense faith bestowed on us by our loyal customers. Maruti Suzuki has persistently strived to offer sustainable mobility options to its customers. We take this opportunity to thank our trusted customers for their relentless support to make WagonR S-CNG the largest selling CNG fuelled car in India”

Mechanically, it derives power from a 1.0-litre and 1.2-litre petrol engine. The former produces 67bhp of power and 90 Nm of torque, while the latter puts out 82bhp and 113 Nm of twisting force. Transmission duties are done by a 5-speed MT or a 5-speed AMT.

The CNG model of the car is offered with the 1.0-litre petrol engine, which is tuned to develop power and torque outputs of 58bhp and 78 Nm. It comes paired with a 5-speed MT. Maruti WagonR is retailed at a starting price of Rs 4.51 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the entry-level LXi trim and goes all the way up to Rs 6 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the top-spec ZXi variant.
 

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