The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) Monday launched the new 1.2-liter Dualjet engine for its top rate hatchback Baleno with BS IV emission norms.

“The new BS VI compliant Baleno (Petrol) with Smart Hybrid will quickly be available at NEXA showrooms throughout the country. The technological development results in stepped forward gasoline performance whilst lowering vehicular emissions,” MSI said in an announcement.

Existing 1.2L VVT petrol engine variants may also be BS VI compliant and to be had in all variants including CVT, it delivered.

The Smart Hybrid generation with Li-ion battery might be supplied in versions of Baleno: Zeta & Delta 1.2 liter Dualjet Dual VVT. The trim with 1.2 liters Dualjet, Dual VVT petrol engine is priced at Rs 7.25 lakh, whilst the Zeta version is tagged at Rs 7.86 lakh.

Maruti said that the BS VI compliant petrol cars will result in a giant discount of nearly 25% in Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) emissions. BS VI engine gives: Improved Combustion Efficiency and Reduced Friction, Class-leading Fuel-Economy of 23.87 km/l, Progressive Smart Hybrid Technology with Lithium-ion battery

The engine mechanically stops when idle and silently starts offevolved while the ultimate situations are met. When the vehicle decelerates, the Smart Hybrid technology intelligently expenses the batteries which in turn help the engine’s idle begin to stop and the torque help capabilities, Maruti stated.

The Engine control software has been upgraded for more particular gasoline injection control the usage of various onboard sensors to make certain cleaner and sturdy emission control

“We have over five. Five lakh glad Baleno customers on the grounds that its launch in 2015 and offered greater than 2 lakh devices inside the last financial 12 months. We are confident that the premium hatchback Baleno will present a whole package deal in line with aspirations of evolving customers,” R S Kalsi, Senior Executive Director, Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki India, stated.