Maruti Suzuki India recently announced that that it has sold over two
lakh BS VI-compliant vehicles. This milestone has been achieved in just six months
of launch of their first BS VI-compliant vehicle.
Maruti Suzuki launched its BS VI range with Alto 800 and
Baleno, in April 2019, almost a year before the government’s timeline of April
Company’s BS VI-compliant petrol offerings are Alto 800,
Baleno, WagonR (1.2 l), Swift, Dzire, Ertiga, XL6 and S-Presso.
Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd., said, “We thank customers who have opted for our
BS VI range of vehicles. We believe that mass adoption is one of the most
important factors for success of any new technology. Offering eight BS VI-compliant
petrol vehicles in the mass segment, much ahead of timeline, has helped us to
reach this technology to a larger customer base.”
of the BS6 range represents our commitment to Government of India’s vision for
clean and green environment,” added Ayukawa.
The BS VI-compliant petrol vehicles will lead to a
substantial reduction of nearly 25 per cent in Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) emissions.
The BS VI compliant petrol vehicles can run on BS IV petrol
also. The BS VI petrol cars from Maruti Suzuki have been extensively tested
with BS IV fuel and there is no operational concern.