The Maruti Suzuki has launched the facelift of Alto with the new safety norms and a BS6 compliant engine but CNG version was not included in the portfolio. But now the Maruti Suzuki has introduced CNG variant of the 2019 Alto. The CNG variant of Alto 2019 has been launched at a price of Rs. 4.11 lakh for the LXi trim, and ₹ 4.14 lakh for the LXi (O) trim (all prices, ex-showroom Delhi). The CNG version of Alto is almost Rs. 60,000 more expensive than the petrol version.
Apart from CNG kit, the Maruti Suzuki Alto does not get any changes. The new Alto continues to come with the same 796 cc three-cylinder, petrol motor which generates a max power of 48 bhp and a peak torque of 69 Nm and mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The car comes with front power windows, power steering, remote boot, HVAC unit, rear child locks, body-colored door handles and more. The LXi (O) variant comes equipped with the passenger side airbag. The car comes with the features including the high-speed alert system, seatbelt reminder and rear parking sensors now come as standard on the Maruti Suzuki Alto facelift.
Apart from the Alto CNG, Maruti Suzuki also introduced the BS6 compliant Swift and Wagon R variants in the market with a slight price hike. The products also meet the AIS-145 safety regulations for better crash protection. The automaker will follow up its existing models in the following months to meet the new safety norms as well as the BS6 regulations. The petrol variants of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza and the S-Cross are also on the way.