BS6 norms: Phase 2 of BS6 norms will be introduced in the country from April 1, 2023. In this case, the same car will be sold in the market that complies with these rules. Car companies that have not updated their engine according to the new rules will not be allowed to sell them.
These cars to discontinue
According to media reports, the cars whose engines have not been updated as per the new norms are Maruti Suzuki Alto 800, Honda WRV, Honda Jazz, fourth-generation Honda City and Nissan Kicks. This is the reason why the companies are liquidating their stocks of these vehicles. The companies are also in no mood to continue producing these vehicles.
Bookings closed for Nissan Kicks
The Alto 800 is a very popular hatchback car for Maruti Suzuki. However, the S-Presso has taken its place. This car is available in the market at a starting price of Rs 4.25 to 6.10 lakh ex-showroom.
Similarly, the Honda WRV is a sub-compact SUV. Honda will soon launch a new SUV in this segment with the Bs 6 engine.
Similarly, Nissan has also closed pre-orders for the Nissan Kicks.
These new rules will apply from April 1, 2023
The new emission standards will come into effect from April 1, 2023. After that, the sale of vehicles that do not meet the standards of BS 6 Stage 2 will be stopped.
According to the new standards, such an engine will be installed that is fuel-efficient and contributes to the reduction of CO2 emissions. After the implementation of the new regulations, the prices of cars will increase by Rs 50,000.
Many companies, including Maruti and Tata, have already announced that they will phase out their bs4 cars and increase prices.
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