Maruti A-star records mileage of 39.4 Kmpl

Maruti Suzuki announced that its small car Maruti Suzuki A-Star, has achieved top mileage of 39.48 Kmpl in a fuel efficiency rally in Mumbai. In a similar mileage rally at Chennai, the winning contestant achieved 37.6 Kmpl mileage in his A-star, the company said.

Earlier, in a fuel efficiency test conducted by ARAI, country's automotive research agency, A-Star delivered a mileage of 19.6 Kmpl of petrol.

This was the best in class ARAI certified fuel efficiency, among cars in India, Maruti said in a press statement here. In A-Star mileage rally in Mumbai, top 25 participants achieved an average mileage of over 26.72 Kmpl, while in Chennai it was 32.5 Kmpl.

In both of the cities, the average mileage achieved by all the participants was over 29 Kmpl. The cars were driven on a predetermined route of approx 60 Kms by participants. There were 51 participants in Mumbai and 45 in Chennai. Before the event, they were given fuel saving tips to get maximum mileage.

Maruti feels A-Star's new-generation 3-cylinder, light-weight aluminum K10B engine enhance performance, minimise friction and provide high acceleration. The light weight, 998cc K10B petrol engine offers power of 67ps @ 6200 rpm and torque of 90Nm @ 3500 rpm.

"The flat torque curve comes in handy while negotiating the stop-go city traffic conditions with ease" said a press release. A-Star is the first car from Maruti Suzuki to be fitted with the new KB Series engine, an outcome of over three years of design and development in collaboration with Suzuki Motor Corporation.

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