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The Powerful K-series Engine

MSIL K-series Gasoline Engine realizes the true spirit of the global design trend of optimizing engine performance through innovative design techniques. It is currently offered in four different options across its product lineup: K10B, K12M, K15B and Next gen Dual VVT Dual Injector K12N Engine.

MSIL K-series engines ensure that vehicles offer superior NVH (Noise, Vibration and Harshness) performance, smooth & relaxing driving experience along with best in class fuel efficiency to consumers. This all is ensured without compromising on the performance as the peppy & crisp throttle response with linear power delivery provides an unmatched driving performance both in cities & highways.

K–series engine with Key models

K15B and K15B Petrol Engine with Smart Hybrid



  • K15B Petrol Engine: Engineered for great driving experience the all new K15B is a bigger and powerful 1.5-Litre K-series BS6 petrol engine. This new engine offers superior power & performance along with enhanced fuel efficiency, improved NVH characteristics & engine cooling performance. It delivers a peak power of 77kW@6000rpm with maximum torque of 138Nm@4400rpm which leads to a peppy driving experience with a fuel efficiency of 17.03 km/l*.

    Applicable Model: Vitara Brezza (Manual Transmission)
  • K15B Petrol Engine with Smart Hybrid: The all-new 1.5-Litre K-series BS6 compliant petrol engine also comes paired with the Progressive Smart Hybrid Technology having an advanced dual battery setup which provides Idle Start-Stop, Brake Energy Regeneration and Torque Assist functionality. This 1.5-Litre powertrain is capable of producing a powerful and impressive performance of 77kW@6000rpm. It is available in both manual and automatic transmission options. While the 5 speed manual variant offers a mileage of 20.65 km/l*, the torque converter based Automatic transmissions delivers 20.04 km/l* in Ciaz.

    Applicable Model: Ciaz, XL6, Ertiga and Vitara Brezza (Automatic Transmission)

K12N Petrol Engine with Idle Start-Stop & Smart Hybrid



  • K12N Petrol Engine with Idle Start-Stop: The next-gen K-series 1.2-Litre Dual Jet BS6 engine with Dual VVT and first-in-segment idle start-stop (ISS) function is low on emissions and high on fuel efficiency. This new engine with higher compression ratio, Dual Variable Valve Timing system, cooled EGR system, redesigned cooling channels with piston cooling jets and use of advanced low friction engine oil offers improved engine efficiency and friction reduction. This leads to best in class fuel efficiency of 23.26 km/l* in MT and 24.12 km/l* in AGS variants. The new K-series engine also offers increased power output of 66kW@6000rpm and is available in both Manual and Automatic Gear Shift (AGS) variants.

    Applicable Model: Dzire
  • K12N Petrol Engine with Smart Hybrid: The next-gen K-series 1.2-Litre Dual Jet BS6 engine also comes with progressive Smart Hybrid Technology which has an integrated starter generator (ISG) with dual battery setup which provides Idle Start-Stop, Brake Energy Regeneration and Torque Assist functionality. It also delivers exceptional power output of 66kW@6000rpm along with efficient combustion, leading to an impressive fuel efficiency of 23.87 km/l* along with lesser emissions. This engine is designed to ensure a smooth and power packed drive.

    Applicable Model: Baleno

K12M Petrol Engine



  • K12M Petrol Engine: The K12M Petrol Engine is a 1.2-Litre K-series BS6 compliant petrol engine, for an unmatched driving experience with high fuel efficiency. The BS6 compliant engine delivers an exceptional fuel economy of 21.21 km/l* for both Manual and AGS variants in Swift. With a peak power output of 61kW@6000rpm and maximum torque of 113Nm@4200rpm, the advanced K-series engine delivers a powerful and an exhilarating driving performance.

    Applicable Model: Swift, Baleno, Ignis and WagonR

K10B Petrol Engine



  • K10B Petrol Engine: K10B Petrol Engine is a 1.0-Litre K-series BS6 compliant petrol engine. It truly boasts a spirited driving performance that’s bound to make your driving experience full of joy. The lightweight and refined 1.0-Litre K-series engine delivers outright performance which ensures unlimited fun and enhanced fuel efficiency of 21.7 km/l* in S-Presso for both manual and AGS variants. With a peak power of 50kW@5500rpm with maximum torque of 90Nm@3500rpm, this engine performs brilliantly in all road conditions.

    Applicable Model: S-Presso, WagonR, Celerio
  • *As certified by Test Agency Under Rule 115 (G) of CMVR 1989
  • **Prices shown above are ex-showroom Delhi.
  • ***Accessories and features shown may not be a part of standard equipment.

Key features of K-series engine


The key features of K-series engine can be categorized in 3 categories defined as REV – Reliable, Efficient & Valuable.

Enhanced Reliability

  • Time tested and Proven Gasoline Engine.
  • Nearly 6.3 Million engines rolled out powering models across various segments.
  • Rigorous testing of Lakh of km

Superior & Efficient Driving Performance and NVH characteristics

  • One of the most refined Gasoline Engine technologies which provide best in class fuel efficiency combined with superior performance.
  • Improved engine stiffness and use of advanced technology like silent timing chain to improve NVH (Noise, Vibration & Harshness) characteristics.
  • Smart Distributor Less Ignition (SDLI) system with dedicated plug top coils and advanced injectors for superior atomization provide uniform and optimized combustion for better performance.

Best in Class Fuel Efficiency

  • All aluminum Engine, Innovative rocker-less DOHC Cam shaft, Plastic Intake Manifold & Offset crank shaft with low tension rings to reduce losses & improve fuel efficiency.
  • Enhanced thermal efficiency and increased compression ratio ensures efficient conversion of fuel energy.
  • Use of advance low friction oils enhances fuel efficiency.
  • Next Generation K-series engine comes with Dual Injectors, Dual VVT, Higher compression ratio, Cooled EGR, supports in enhancing fuel efficiency and performance, while lowering vehicular emissions.