Maruti Suzuki India (MSI), on Saturday, launched the CNG variant of its multi-purpose van Ertiga, the Ertiga Green, priced up to Rs.7.30 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

The new model will be available in two variants with the base version available at Rs.6.52 lakh. The top-end version is priced at Rs.7.30 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), the company said in a statement.

“We continuously work to offer products that are high on fuel efficiency and low on overall cost of ownership. Ertiga Green, with a factory-fitted CNG system, is another step of Maruti Suzuki to meet today’s need of our customers,” company’s Vice-President (Marketing) Manohar Bhat said.

Fuel efficiency

The company said the new model would give a mileage of a 22.80 km/kg.

The Ertiga has been a success with over 87,000 units sold since its launch in April, 2012.

Ertiga Green is the sixth vehicle from Maruti Suzuki India with factory-fitted CNG kits. Alto, Wagon R, Eeco, SX4 and Estilo are already offered with factory-fitted CNG option. The new vehicle will be available in states with CNG infrastructure, including Delhi NCR, Gujarat, Mumbai, Pune, and parts of Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, the company said.

With the introduction of this model, Ertiga will now be available in all three fuel variants — CNG, petrol and diesel.

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