The new BS6 emission norms will be implemented from the 1st of April 2020. All cars post this date will have to follow more stringent emission regulations. BS6-compliant engines will have to run on BS6 fuel, as new-generation engines running on low-quality fuel will emit a lot of toxic gases. Moreover, it’s best to avoid using BS4 fuel on BS6 compliant cars.
Here’s a list of some of the best BS6 compliant cars available in India.
Maruti Suzuki Alto
The Maruti Suzuki Alto is one of the best-selling cars in the Indian market. This model is an updated version of the Alto in India. The hatchback comes along with an essential safety kit along with a BSVI-compliant engine.
Maruti Suzuki S-Presso
Maruti Suzuki S-Presso has a BS6 compliant engine. It also comes with a round central console that houses the speedometer and infotainment system. The S-Presso is 3565mm long, 1520mm wide and 1549mm wide. The wheelbase is 2380mm long, providing a boot space capacity of 270 litres.
Maruti Suzuki Swift
Maruti Suzuki recently updated its 1.2-litre petrol engine to abide by the upcoming stringent BS6 emission norms. The third-generation Swift hatchback is one of the models that received a BS6 compliant engine.
Maruti Suzuki Dzire
The Maruti Suzuki Dzire is among the top-selling compact-sedans in the Indian market. In order to further improve sales, Maruti Suzuki has updated the 12-liter petrol engine to act in accordance with the upcoming BSIV emission norms. The price for Maruti Suzuki Dzire starts at Rs. 5.83-9.58Lakhs.
Maruti Suzuki Wagon R
Maruti Suzuki launched the new-generation Wagon R in the Indian market. The car comes with two engine options: the first one is 1.0-litre petrol and the second one is 1.2-litre petrol. While the smaller engine is yet to receive the update, the larger and more popular 1.2-litre unit is now BS6 compliant.
Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS
The new Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS comes with both petrol and diesel engines, carried forward from the old model. However, the engines on the Grand i10 NIOS has been updated to adhere to the upcoming BS-VI emission norms
The Toyota Glanza is a re-badged version of the Maruti Suzuki Baleno. It is a new base petrol variant at a price tag of Rs 6.98 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The Glanza hatchback uses the same engine as on the Baleno, this is in the form of a 1.2-litre Dual jet petrol engine with Smart Hybrid Technology
Jeep is planning to introduce the diesel-automatic combo in the lower variants of the Compass very soon. The Jeep Compass Trail hawk is the latest range-topping variant in the SUV lineup. It is the only variant to receive the new BS-VI compliant 2.0-litre diesel engine. Other variants of the Jeep Compass are yet to get the BS6 engine update.
The auto industry is set to transition to the BS6 regime soon. This step is a transition to owning cars that consume cleaner fuels and also help bring down harmful pollutants emitted by vehicular exhausts. When buying a car make sure to get car insurance to provide coverage against loss or damage to your car. Some insurance companies provide facilities like car roadside assistance cover which is quite beneficial. In case of insurance renewal, you can apply for a car insurance renewal online and continue to avail all the benefits of car insurance.