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While buying a new car, it is important for everyone to worry about mileage. Auto companies also understand this concern of the customers. That’s why we are seeing the trend of electric and hybrid cars in the market.Launched the first strong hybrid car Grand Vitara in September 2022. Now the company is preparing to expand the range of hybrid cars. According to reports, the company is planning to introduce several new cars with hybrid technology. Hybrid cars are great in terms of mileage, and run more per litre.
Coming to the Maruti Grand Vitara itself, it is the most fuel efficient SUV in India. The Grand Vitara returns a mileage of 27.97 kmpl, similar to the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyrider. According to the report of ET Auto, India’s largest car company will introduce several upcoming models as hybrid cars.
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Maruti will launch strong hybrid car
Rahul Bharti, Executive Officer (Corporate Affairs), Maruti Suzuki India, said that the Strong Hybrid version of Maruti Grand Vitara has received a good response from the customers. In the future, the company will launch more strong hybrid models.
The Indo-Japanese auto company will spend Rs 8,000 crore this year on setting up the Sonipat plant, annual maintenance of existing infrastructure and developing new models.
Maruti Engage will come in July
Apart from this, the company can also introduce a new MPV car in July 2023. The name of the upcoming premium MPV car will be Maruti Engage, which will be based on the Toyota Innova Highcross. This will be the second strong hybrid car from the company after the Grand Vitara. The Toyota Innova Hycross comes with a 2.0L petrol engine, but lacks hybrid tech.
Hybrid version of Swift and DZire
Maruti Suzuki may introduce the next generation model of the popular hatchback Swift and DZire compact sedan. Strong hybrid technology is expected to be available in both these versions. Apart from Grand Vitara, hybrid engine has also been given in Ertiga, Brezza, Ciaz, XL6 and Franks. But only the Grand Vitara is equipped with the strong hybrid, while the rest five cars come with mild-hybrid engines.
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