New Delhi : Maruti Suzuki India Limited, the country’s largest car manufacturer has set a new milestone with the sales of over 2 lakh BS6 compliant vehicles. The sales milestone has been achieved in just six months of launch of the first BS6 compliant vehicle, MSIL said in press release.
Maruti Suzuki launched its BS6 range with Alto 800 and Baleno, in April 2019, almost one year before the government stipulated timeline of April 2020. The complete range of Maruti Suzuki BS6 compliant petrol models now includes industry best sellers: Alto 800, Baleno, WagonR (1.2 L), Swift, Dzire, Ertiga and the recently launched XL6 and S-Presso.
The BS6 compliant petrol vehicles will lead to a substantial reduction of nearly 25% in Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) emissions. The BS6 compliant petrol vehicles can run on BS4 petrol also. The BS6 petrol cars from Maruti Suzuki have been extensively tested with BS4 fuel and there is no operational concern, the company said.