As petrol and diesel prices are on the higher side, car buyers in India are going for cheaper fuel such as CNG and LPG. Among these two alternate fuels, CNG is more popular as it more economical to run and availability.
Most popular CNG cars in India:
Tata Nano GenX XM CNG
Tata’s Nano CNG eMax is the cheapest CNG car in the country and is priced between Rs 2.00 lakhs and Rs 2.91 lakhs (ex-showroom). This car is powered by a 626 cc engine generating 33 Ps of peak power at5500 rpm and a maximum torque of 45 Nn at 3500 rpm. This is India’s most fuel efficient car returning 36 km per kg.
Maruti Alto 800
This CNG hatchback is priced between Rs 2.53 lakhs and 3.69 lakhs (ex-showroom). This car is powered by a 796 cc engine which generates a peak power of 47 Ps at 6000 rpm and a maximum torque of 60 Nm at 3,500 rpm.
Maruti Alto K10
Maruti Alto K10 CNG car is powered by a 998 cc engine releasing a maximum power of 58 bhp at 6,000 rpm and a peak torque of 78 Nm at 3500 rpm. This car priced between Rs 3.14 lakhs to Rs 3.46 lakhs, returns a decent mileage (ARAI) of 32.26 km/l.
The Maruti Suzuki WagonR CNG has a 998 cc engine which produces a maximum power of 59 ps at 6,200 rpm and a peak torque of 77 Nm. This car is priced between Rs 4.03 lakhs and Rs 5.10 lakhs.
Maruti Suzuki Celerio CNG is an extremely popular CNG car in India, fitted with a 998 cc engine developing 59 bhp at 6,000 rpm and a peak torque of 78 Nm at 3500 rpm. This car returns an ARAI rated mileage of 31.79 km/l and is available for Rs 4.93 lakhs to Rs 5.04 lakhs.
Honda Amaze CNZ
The Honda Amaze CNG is the company’s highly lucrative compact sedan segment in India developing a maximum power of 88 Ps at 6,000 rpm and is priced (ex-showroom) between Rs 5.23 lakhs and Rs 8.25 lakhs.
Maruti Suzuki Eeco 5 STR with HTR CNG is fitted with a 1.2 liter engine producing 64 Ps of power at 6,000 rpm and is priced between Rs 3.16 lakhs and Rs 4.19 lakhs.
Tata Indica eV2 Emax CNG
This hatchback from Tata Motors has is priced between Rs 4.04 lakhs and Rs 5.11 lakhs and produces a peak power of 56 Ps at 5200rpm.
Tata Indigo eCS
Tata Indo eCS sedan is fitted with a refined CNG engine developing a peak power of 56 Ps at 5,200 rpm and is priced between Rs 5.06 lakhs and 6.25 lakhs.