Maruti Suzuki has launched the Eeco in its BS6-compliant avatar in the Indian market. The new Maruti Eeco BS6 is offered with a starting price of Rs 4.64 lakh, ex-showroom (Delhi).
The Maruti Eeco is among the best-selling products in the segment, ranking regularly among the top-10 best-selling cars in the Indian market. The multi-purpose van is offered in either a five or seven-seater version and comes in a total of 12 variants. Maruti Suzuki also offers the Eeco in Cargo and Ambulance options.
All variants of the Maruti Eeco, however, remain unchanged in terms of dimensions and interior cabin space. The van also comes with signature sliding doors, for ease of ingress and egress for passengers.
Maruti Suzuki also offers the Eeco with a host of features. The new BS6-compliant Maruti Eeco is also said to currently be the safest van in the segment as well. It features a host of safety equipment including dual airbags, ABS with EBD, reverse parking sensors, seat-belt reminder, high-speed warning; among others.
Shashank Srivastava, Executive Director (Marketing & Sales), Maruti Suzuki India Limited said,
"Eeco has established a strong foothold with its excellent mileage, best-in-segment comfort, space and power, at a low maintenance cost. Offering best in class safety, it's all-purpose built is ideal for versatile use."
"The multi-purpose van has earned the distinction of being ideal for family travel, while simultaneously being a dependable business vehicle. Taking forward its legacy, Eeco BS6 S-CNG is designed to deliver optimum performance, safety, engine durability, convenience and mileage."
The new Maruti Eeco CNG is powered by a BS6-compliant 1.2-litre engine. It produces 73bhp and 101Nm of peak torque, mated to a five-speed manual transmission. The Eeco CNG model is part of the brand's 'Mission Green Million' initiative. This initiative was first introduced back in January 2010 and since then has accumulated sales close to 7 lakh units of the Eeco.
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The Maruti Eeco is currently the leader in the Indian van segment, accounting for over 87% of the segment sales. The Eeco is a popular offering from the brand in the Indian market and is regularly in the top-selling car list as well.