India's biggest auto manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki has been chipping away at creating an all-new 800cc diesel engine that self control the company’s first light commercial vehicle (codenamed Y9t) set to launch one year from now. The new diesel motor is fundamental for the company on the grounds that the motor will discover requisition on the Y9t LCV, as well as an extent of items in Maruti's portfolio. Maruti Suzuki is additionally attempting to present the new motor in the Eeco van that will tackle the diesel minimal effort traveler transporters from Tata and Mahindra's steady in the section.
The current Maruti Eeco is fueled by a 1.2-liter motor in petrol and CNG renditions and is estimated at Rs. 2.98 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). Notwithstanding, the petrol just model discovers extremely constrained provision because of the fuel's high evaluating, while the CNG variant gets few takers because of the restricted accessibility of the fuel the nation over. The diesel form however will pander to a bigger market, and will be a solid puller of volumes. The Eeco diesel will be contending with the Tata Ace Magic which accompanies a 700cc diesel motor and the Mahindra Maxximo diesel. Both the vehicles accompany a beginning cost of Rs. 3.3 lakhs.
The new diesel motor has been indigenously created by Maruti and the organization is attempting to adjust the same on the Eeco van. The engine will make a big appearance on the Y9t LCV first in the country, while the second provision will be on the new Celerio hatchback. Maruti is additionally preparing up the Eeco to gradually supplant the notable (for a few reasons) Omni van crosswise the country.