Maruti Suzuki Smart Hybrid is an innovative and future-ready technology that drives you into the future of cleaner and greener driving. Focused on reducing emissions, saving on fuel consumption and enhancing the overall driving experience, the Smart Hybrid technology is a progressive step towards a greener future, playing a significant role in enabling customers to drive sustainably through some of the best hybrid engine cars in India.
Maruti Suzuki Smart Hybrid cars with lithium ion batteries make use of a dual battery setup, also consisting of a lead-acid battery, which is connected to an Integrated Starter Generator (ISG) in place of a conventional alternator. The technology utilizes these two main components to store the surplus energy produced by the car during deacceleration or at standstill, to be used for Smart Hybrid functions like Idle Stop Start and Torque Assist.
Efficient and Greener
The technology, more than anything, helps to save on fuel costs and consumption by improving the fuel-efficiency of cars through well-thought-out functionalities. At the same time, Smart Hybrid technology available with Maruti Suzuki’s BS6 engines emits lower levels of emissions.
Idle Stop Start
The Idle Stop Start function improves the fuel efficiency of Maruti Suzuki cars by turning off the ignition when the engine is idling, and then silently restarts it again when the optimal conditions are met, both in manual and automatic transmission cars. The process is simple, efficient and only requires control of a single pedal.
Customers enjoy a peppy, powerful & fuel-efficient driving performance when they choose Smart Hybrid technology, thanks to the Torque Assist function. It assists with the car’s acceleration to offer better and smoother pickup for a spirited drive, every time. It also reduces the load on the engine, thereby improving the engine life, durability overall performance.
Available in models such as Baleno, Ciaz, S-Cross, Vitara Brezza and Maruti Suzuki Ertiga - Smart Hybrid technology is empowering buyers to upshift to a more sustainable way of driving, one Smart Hybrid car at a time!