Maruti Suzuki Swift S CNG

Maruti Suzuki has just launched the CNG variants of its popular hatchback, the Swift, starting at Rs 7.77 lakh. It is available only in two trims and is the ninth car in Maruti Suzuki’s current line-up to get the S-CNG treatment. The carmaker claims it is now the most fuel-efficient premium hatchback in the country.

Swift S-CNG is the ninth car in Maruti’s CNG portfolio
It competes with Tiago iCNG, Grand i10 Nios CNG
The Swift S-CNG VXI variant is priced at Rs 7.77 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), while the ZXI is priced at Rs 8.45 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The CNG-powered hatchback can also be subscribed from Maruti Suzuki Subscribe from Rs 16,499 per month.

Under the hood is the same 1.2-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine that churns out 90hp and 113Nm of torque. However, in CNG mode, it produces 77hp and 98.5Nm of torque and Maruti Suzuki claims that the hatchback can achieve a fuel economy of 30.90km/kg. It comes only with a 5-speed manual gearbox.

Maruti Suzuki has tuned the engine, gearbox to work with CNG fuel and the car now has interdependent dual Electronic Control Units (ECU) and a revised injection system. Also to handle the extra weight the company has tuned the suspension too.