With the intention of boosting sales among the buyers in entry-level van segment, Maruti Suzuki has added a limited edition variant to its Omni line-up. Maruti Omni is the first micro-van from Indian automaker Maruti Suzuki. It was introduced in 1984 and the manufacturer is still continuing its production. Primarily, the company introduced a 5-seater version and now, they come up with 8-seater version.
From the past 30 years the van comes powered by a 796cc engine. Currently, it is available in both LPG and petrol engines that come with the displacement of 796cc. The engine also has two valves per cylinder and 4-speed manual gearbox transmission. It has a Multi-Point Fuel Injection that plays a major role in reducing emissions and helps in returning best fuel efficiency. The capacity of the fuel tank is 35 litres and the engine is simple that churns out 37 bhp power and 62 Nm torque.
The limited edition Omni comes with various dealer-installed options as standard equipment such as a left wing mirror, a CD player with AUX and four speakers, floor mats and dual-tone seat covers. Maruti Suzuki is now offering much needed accessories with the Omni in its limited edition variant. At present, the company manages to sell around 5000 units of the Omni every month and this is a respectable number for a car which is in business since almost 3 decades now.
The Maruti Omni is available in a total of 5 variants with a starting price of Rs 2.48 lakh for the base non-metallic five-seater variant. This basic minivan offers a cargo variant, ambulance variant and family variant with a 5-seater and 8-seater version and a newly introduced limited edition variant.