Maruti Suzuki WagonR S-CNG Drives Past the 300,000 Milestone

Nothing succeeds like success. Well, this has been the Maruti Suzuki WagonR’s story ever since its launch way back in 1999. Every iteration of the WagonR launched by Maruti Suzuki has been an instant hit, and the story of WagonR S-CNG is no different. First introduced in 2013, the WagonR S-CNG sells quite well for Maruti Suzuki, adding success to an already successful car.

Now to the milestone – Maruti Suzuki has just sold the 300,000th S-CNG powered WagonR hatchback in India. In other words, nearly 5,000 people in India opt for the S-CNG powered Maruti WagonR every single month, month after month, making the tall-boy hatchback one of India’s bestselling factory-fitted CNG cars.

To celebrate the monumental 300,000 sales number for the WagonR S-CNG, Maruti Suzuki is now offering the car in three peppy new colours: Poolside Blue, Nutmeg Brown and Autumn Orange.

But what makes the Maruti WagonR S-CNG such a popular choice? Come, let’s find out.

Just the right car for a country that loves to ask ‘Kitna Deti Hai’

Thirty-two plus kms per kg of CNG (32.52 km/kg* to be exact) – that’s the mileage that the all-new, 3rd generation Maruti Suzuki WagonR S-CNG delivers. In other words, WagonR S-CNG costs just Rs. 1.4 per kilometre to run, which means that driving 60 kilometres in the city will cost less than 90 rupees. If that isn’t eye-opening, let this one sink in: The WagonR S-CNG, with a full load of 5 passengers, has a running cost that’s less than what you’d pay if you use public transport.

That’s how stunningly cost-effective the WagonR S-CNG is to run on an everyday basis. The car’s S-CNG tank can hold around 8-9 kilograms of S-CNG which translates into a real-world range of 220-260 kilometers. Even if you run out of S-CNG, you needn’t fret. The helpful dual- fuel feature of this car means that it has a 32-liter petrol tank to chip in. WagonR S-CNG manages about 22 Kms on every litre of petrol, which will allow you to go another 600 kilometres before having to stop for refuelling.

This is exactly why you have 5,000 happy customers driving home the WagonR S-CNG from Maruti Suzuki ARENA dealerships, every single month.

Factory-fitted S-CNG = Peace of mind

WagonR S-CNG, like every other Maruti Suzuki car offered with S-CNG technology, comes with a factory-fitted S-CNG kit. Factory fitment means high reliability, durability and absolute safety. These three critical features make the WagonR S-CNG a great buy for everyone looking at not just the most frugal option for city driving but also the best factory-fitted CNG car at an affordable price.

WagonR S-CNG comes with multiple safety features such as a leak-proof design, stainless steel pipes which are corrosion-resistant and micro-switch which keeps the car switched off while refuelling. The S-CNG kit is calibrated to work in almost every condition that you will encounter in India; factory warranty means total peace of mind. Like its petrol-powered variants, the S-CNG variant of the WagonR gets ABS, twin airbags, reverse parking sensors, seat belt reminder, HEARTECT platform, and speed alerts to make every drive safe and secure.

WagonR S-CNG is not just about saving money…

Yes, there’s more to WagonR S-CNG apart from savings and safety. The car is now even more pleasing to look at while maintaining its traditional strength of spacious-ness thanks to a well-designed cabin. From swept-back headlamps to a sculpted body to X’Mas tree tail lamps, the car retains an unmistakable silhouette that’s modern yet traditional.

The ergonomically designed cabin also gets a full revamp, to look more cheerful than ever before. It’s larger too, making passengers comfortable while also being able to carry more luggage thanks to the bigger 341-litre boot. Overall, the WagonR S-CNG is a stylish, contemporary car that your entire family will fall in love with.

Still fun to drive…

Right from the very first WagonR, the fun-to-drive factor has been a constant with the car. The latest generation WagonR S-CNG retains this aspect with a 1-litre, 3-cylinder K-Series engine that’s very rev-happy, refined, and reliable. In S-CNG trim, the WagonR gets a 5-speed manual gearbox with very precise gear shifts. On petrol, this engine pumps out 67 Bhp-90 Nm, and on S-CNG, it manages 58 Bhp-78 Nm.  These figures, when combined with WagonR’s better power-to-weight ratio, make the car peppy to drive on both city streets and the open highways.

Finally, the ‘Maruti Suzuki’ advantage…

Every car with the Maruti Suzuki badge on the bonnet has a distinct set of advantages that can’t be matched by cars sold by other brands. These advantages include award-winning after-sales service, unparalleled service centre reach that allows you to access service even in the remotest corners of the country, reliability, affordable maintenance costs, and last but not the least, excellent resale value. The WagonR S-CNG, like every other Maruti Suzuki car, enjoys these advantages, and this is also why the car is one of the best-selling S-CNG cars in the country.

To learn more about the new WagonR S-CNG, click here.

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