Maruti Omni: This car ruled for 35 years, this is how it helped in saving lives
Maruti Suzuki Omni: Like the Maruti 800, the Maruti Suzuki Omni has also ruled the roads for many years. Let us tell you that this car was also used as an ambulance in many cities to save lives. This car of Maruti had maintained its strong hold in the market for 35 years and today we are going to tell you about some special things related to Omni.
Maruti Suzuki Omni Launch: When was the Omni launched?
Maruti Suzuki launched the Omni for customers in India in 1984, a year after launching the Maruti 800.
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Why was this popular car of Maruti discontinued?
Do you know why Maruti Suzuki had decided to discontinue this car? If your answer is no? So let us tell you. The government had implemented new safety norms in 2019 and the Omni could not be upgraded according to the new norms, due to which Maruti Suzuki finally decided to discontinue this car launched in 1984 in 2019.
This is why it was used in Bollywood movies
Many such scenes were seen in old Bollywood films in which villains were seen using this car of Maruti for kidnapping. Due to the sliding door in this car, this car was in great demand.
Omni engine details
In this Maruti car, the company had given a 796 cc engine, let us tell you that the engine present in this car is of 3 cylinders which generates power of 35bhp and torque of 59Nm.
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Maruti Omni Price
Before the discontinuation of Maruti Suzuki Omni, the price of 5 seater model of this car was Rs 2.72 lakh (ex-showroom) while the price of 8 seater model was Rs 2.73 lakh (ex-showroom). Let us tell you that this car was special because it used to come with 8 seating options for less than Rs 3 lakh.