Thursday, September 15, 2011
By Pranjal Gera
Premier Rio petrol version launched in India at Rs 4.7 lakh
The Premier Motors has launched the much petrol version of its popular compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) – Premier Rio – in the Indian market. The new Premier Rio petro is available at all dealerships of the company in the Indian market. The new Rio petrol is priced at Rs 4.7 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The SUV is already available in diesel version in the Indian market that has been priced about Rs 60,000 more at Rs 5.29 lakh (ex-showroom).
The Premier Rio petrol model is powered by a 1.2L MPFI engine that is compatible with the Bharat Stage –IV emission norms. The new SUV is claimed to be offering an exceptional mileage of 16 km per liter, as certified by ARAI (Automotive Research Association of India). The major attractions of the Premier Rio petrol include power steering, power windows, split foldable rear seats, electric door mirrors, seating for 5 adults, ABS, high ground clearance, central locking, and music system.
The launching of Premier Rio petrol in the petrol version in the month of September bears a huge significance. The car is expected to drive high volumes for the company in the upcoming festive season. The Rio petrol will further strengthen the position of Rio series of SUVs in the Indian market, as now the customers will have more options to choose form.