K12N and K15B – With Great Performance Comes Great Mileage
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K12N and K15B – With Great Performance Comes Great Mileage

Ever since their introduction in Maruti Suzuki cars, K-series petrol engines have raised the bar and continue to redefine benchmarks with every upgrade. These engines use innovative design techniques and robust engineering to deliver great performance and the best mileage among petrol cars in India, thus staying true to Maruti Suzuki’s legacy of introducing revolutionary automotive technologies.

Great care has been taken to ensure that K-series BS6 engines provide superior performance, increased engine stiffness and improved NVH (Noise, Vibration & Harshness) characteristics. Furthermore, these petrol cars in India by Maruti Suzuki undergo rigorous testing to ensure enhanced durability and reliability.

Move Up to Smooth Driving Performance with the New 2020 Dzire

While the Dzire was originally upgraded to BS6 in June 2019 itself, March 2020 saw the launch of the New 2020 Dzire. Along with new features and advanced technologies, the new Dzire also comes equipped with the K12N engine with Idle Stop Start.

This Maruti Suzuki BS6 car is available next-gen 1.2 L Dual Jet engine with dual VVT is BS6 compliant and is the first in its segment to offer the Idle Stop Start (ISS) function. High on mileage and low on emissions, the K12N engine comes with a higher compression ratio, cooled EGR system, redesigned cooling channels with piston cooling jets, and a Dual Variable Valve Timing system. With an impressive mileage of 23.26 km/l* in manual and 24.12 km/l* in AGS, Dzire is among the best mileage petrol cars in India.

The Idle Stop Start function is a part of the Integrated Starter Generator (ISG) where the belt-driven ISG ensures a silent and quick restarting of the K-series engine as soon as one presses the clutch when the car is in idle. The function uses the energy stored in the advanced dual battery system to provide ignition.

Witness a Whole New Level of Performance in the Baleno

The bold new heart in the bold new Baleno is the BS6 compliant K12N petrol engine with Smart Hybrid Technology. Equipped with an Integrated Starter Generator (ISG) and dual battery setup, the engine has Idle Stop Start, Brake Energy Regeneration, and Torque Assist functions. This combination promises an impressive mileage of 23.87 km/l*, making the Baleno one of the highest mileage petrol cars in India.

Complementing the incredible drivability of the K12N petrol engine, Smart Hybrid Technology enhances the performance and the mileage of this premium BS6 petrol car even further.

Experience Unmatched Driving Performance with the K15B Engine

Powering Vitara Brezza’s manual variants, the K15B is a Maruti Suzuki engine that has been engineered for a great driving experience. The big and powerful 1.5 L K-series petrol engine is BS6 compliant is versatile in nature. Standing tall as one of the best compact SUVs in India in petrol, the Vitara Brezza delivers a strong mileage of 17.03 km/l*.

The K15B also comes paired with the Smart Hybrid Technology in some variants of the new Ciaz, Ertiga, Vitara Brezza, and the XL6 to boost the driving performance as well as the mileage.

*These mileage figures are as certified by the Test Agency under Rule 115 (G) of CMVR 1989

Superior Mileage, Always

As India’s biggest car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki has been proactive about upgrading its entire line-up of cars from BS4 to BS6. In fact, Baleno BS6 was launched a whole year ahead of the April 1, 2020 deadline i.e. in April 2019. This was followed by the BS6 compliant WagonR, Swift and Dzire in June 2019; Ertiga BS6 in July 2019 and the Ciaz BS6 in January 2020.

Along with adhering to the stricter BS6 emission norms, BS6 compliant K-series engines have also been upgraded for improved mileage and enhanced performance.

Come witness exceptional drivability and performance along with the best-in-class mileage with Maruti Suzuki K-series petrol engines.

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