Maruti's K-Series engine crosses 25 lakh production milestone

Tags: Cars
Country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India's today announced crossing of the 25 lakh production milestone of its K-series petrol engine that powers popular models, including Alto K10, Celerio, Wagon R and Swift.

The K-series engines were first introduced in India in 2008 in compact car A-Star. The series also power alternate fuel (CNG and LPG) vehicles offered by the company besides popular compact sedan DZire and multi purpose vehicle Ertiga.

"The K-series is one of the most refined gasoline engine technologies available in India. It is able to combine best in class fuel efficiency with superior performance," Maruti Suzuki India Ltd Executive Director, Engineering, CV Raman said in a statement.

Engine refinement is an ongoing effort and going forward the company's new models will incorporate technologies that further enhance the attributes of high fuel efficiency, low emissions, superior performance and NVH, he added.

In this fiscal till July, the company has seen a growth of 14.7 per cent in its total sales at 4,01,274 units, compared to 3,49,733 units in same period of previous fiscal.

The company's domestic sales grew by 12.6 per cent to 3,60,736 units during the period while exports rose by 38.6 per cent to 40,538 units in the ongoing fiscal.

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