Maruti crosses 10 lakh production mark of K-series engine

Maruti Suzuki India achieved a new mark with the production of its K-series engine crossing the 10 lakh units mark within three years of starting the output.

The company had first launched the K-series engine with its flagship export model A-Star in October 2008. Of the total production in achieving the milestone, the company has fitted the K-series engine in over 3.5 lakh units of A-Star, 1.9 lakh units of WagonR, 1.36 lakh units of Alto K-10, 1.05 lakh units of Estilo, 1.24 lakh units of Swift and 95,000 units of Ritz.

The Eeco also gets the K-Series engine. The new yet to be launched RIII too will get a larger K-Series engine.

The K-series engines are produced at the company’s Gurgaon facility.