Maruti Suzuki makes record in CNG vehicle sales

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Dec 10, 2018, 02:01 PM IST

Maruti Suzuki, which became the first company to offer a range of factory-fitted CNG vehicles in 2010, has achieved the milestone of five lakh CNG vehicles sales in India, cumulatively, said a company statement, adding that CNG vehicle sales constituted around 15% of the total sales of the CNG range between Apr-Nov 2018.


The CNG option is being offered in seven of its models, which include Alto 800, Alto K10, WagonR, Celerio, Dzire, Eeco and Super Carry. In the Maruti Suzuki CNG portfolio, WagonR is the highest selling CNG model. Image source: Youtube


Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki, said, “We are happy that over 5 lakh customers have selected factory-fitted CNG vehicles that are cleaner, reliable, safer and environment friendly. The benefit of low cost of ownership comes along with environment friendly fuel option of CNG. The government’s resolve to rapidly expand countrywide CNG will enable many more customers to own an environment friendly transport.” Image source: Reuters



Maruti's range of factory-fitted CNG vehicles are popular in Delhi NCR and across select cities in states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Orissa, UP and Punjab, the statement said. Image source: Youtube


The company expanded its CNG vehicle availability to 26 new cities to reach over 150 cities across the country in 2018-19. Image source: PTI


The auto major introduced its first fleet of factory-fitted CNG vehicles with i-GPI technology in 2010. Image source: Youtube


Factory-fitted CNG vehicles are safer and come with Maruti Suzuki standard warranty benefits and convenience of Maruti Suzuki service network across India. Image source: Maruti Suzuki