The country’s most popular automobile company, Maruti Suzuki, may soon return to the market with a diesel engine. The company has been studying the demand for diesel engine vehicles in the Indian market in the past.
Diesel engines were discontinued after BS6 implementation
Following the introduction of BS6 norms in April 2020, the company decided to discontinue the use of diesel engines and use only petrol and CNG motors. Now the company can change its decision quickly.
When does the diesel engine return?
According to the report, the company will soon return to the Indian market with a diesel engine, but the company has not announced a specific date. It is believed that the company may reintroduce the diesel engine in 2021.
The diesel engine will be used in these models
The company will bring Maruti Vitara Brezza and Ertiga MPV in 2020. The company can also bring both these models with diesel engines. Both are the most popular cars in the company.
Maruti in preparation of new SUV
Maruti Suzuki is preparing to expand its range of Nexa products. For this, the company will soon bring some of its new models to the market. It will be a medium size SUV and a premium 7 seater MPV. Maruti’s new compact SUV will be based on Toyota’s Rise SUV. In India, the car will compete with Kia Celtos and Hyundai Creta. The company’s new C segment MPV will be based on the Toyota B560.