There was a time when the price difference between petrol and diesel compelled car buyers to choose diesel over petrol due to low running costs. However in the current times due to our rising economy and new pollution policies, the price difference between both the fuels are quite negligible. While EVs are still many years away from being commercially used, CNG cars are the best option for low-cost running vehicles. The CNG pump connectivity in India is also quite decent with support over small and large cities equally. Find out below which are the Maruti CNG cars available in India?
1) Maruti Suzuki Alto 800
When you are searching for the cheapest car in its segment, you sacrifice a lot of important priorities like safety. Still, the Maruti Alto 800 with airbags, ABS with EBD and other safety features is not exactly an unsafe car. Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 comes with factory fitted S-CNG kit for superior performance, low-cost maintenance and ease of mind. The New Alto 800 S-CNG BS6 can provide average mileage upto 31.9km/kg. The main benefit of factory-fitted CNG cars is its leak-proof design, and integrated harness for total assurance. Maruti Alto 800 LXi CNG has a price tag of ₹4.78 Lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). S-CNG is also equipped in the LXi(O) variant which has a price tag of ₹4.82Lakhs ex-showroom.
2) Maruti S-Presso
You cannot have the cheapest car list in India, without a bunch of Maruti’s. Though the micro-SUV was recently in news due to its poor safety standards, the Maruti S-Presso CNG is still one of the cheapest CNG cars you can buy in India. . It comes with a CNG tank capacity of 55L (water equivalent) and delivers an impressive mileage of 31.2 km/kg. For its price, the Maruti S-Presso CNG is quite an economical car, but needs improvement in the safety front. The starting price of S-Presso CNG in the Indian market is ₹4.84Lakh for the LXi variant. More about Maruti CNG cars available in India in 2020-21 below.
3) Maruti Eeco
The Van in India is king of its segment and sells more units than many brands combined in India. The Van segment in India does not have any other alternative to the Maruti Eeco as of now. Maruti Suzuki Eeco S-CNG brings together efficiency, versatility, and greener mobility, making it the No. 1 Partner for families and businesses alike. Helping Maruti Suzuki move forward in its Mission Green Million, Eeco S-CNG comes with a BS6 compliant petrol engine which delivers peak power of 61 bhp/6000 rpm and a peak torque of and 85Nm/3000 rpm.
The tank capacity of Eeco CNG is 65L (5-Seater), and this versatile MPV delivers an impressive mileage of 20.88 km/kg*. The factory-fitted CNG kit is integrated from the ground up with corrosion-resistant, stainless-steel pipeline structure and integrated harness for enhanced safety. As for the performance, Eeco S-CNG comes with dual interdependent ECUs and an Intelligent Injection System in the set-up which improves drivability, performance, and smoother pickup
Maruti WagonR CNG
Maruti Suzuki, in its endeavour to push forward the cause of green mobility, has launched the Maruti Suzuki Wagon R CNG. The new Wagon R CNG comes with a new body and design that still remains true to its original “tall-boy” stance. At its heart, the Maruti Suzuki Wagon R CNG employs the S-CNG technology that provides a perfect balance of drivability and high fuel efficiency.
S-CNG technology is available in Wagon R LXI and LXI (O) CNG variants. The factory-fitted CNG kit in Maruti Suzuki Wagon R CNG has a leak-proof design thanks to the advanced components used, and contributes to a higher engine lifespan. Equipped with dual interdependent ECUs with Intelligent Injection System, Wagon R CNG delivers superior performance that is characterized by smooth pickup and great drivability. The total CNG tank capacity in Wagon R S-CNG stands at 60L (water equivalent). Maruti WagonR CNG costs between Rs.5.95 lakh and Rs.6.03 lakh on-road Mumbai.
Maruti Dzire Tour
While this car is available for the commercial market with older Dzire design, it sure looks good. The Tour S comes with powerful 1.2L VVT Petrol Engine with S-CNG technology. It has manual air conditioner with heater, sun visor with ticket holder, power & tilt steering and front power windows. Everything that will make your customers relaxed and comfortable throughout the journey. The petrol variant gives 19.95 km/l and the CNG variant gives 26.55 km/kg. This high fuel efficiency lies at the core of the Tour S’s performance. So, no matter how many trips it takes, you’ll never feel a pinch. The Maruti Dzire Tour S costs between Rs.5.76 lakh and Rs.6.40 lakh ex-showroom.
Maruti Suzuki Celerio CNG
Merging form with function, the Maruti Suzuki Celerio S-CNG comes with a stylish design and an exciting 1 litre K-Series engine that offers 58bhp/6000 RPM and 78 Nm/ 3500 RPM in power and torque, respectively. Easy on the eye and effortless to drive, the Maruti Suzuki Celerio S-CNG returns an impressive fuel efficiency figure of 30.47 km/kg. Maruti Celerio VXI CNG starts at Rs. 6.34 lakh On-road Mumbai.
Maruti Ertiga CNG
The Next-Gen Ertiga’s journey to become the market leader in MPV has always been stylish. Now, the style is all set to take a leap by going smarter and greener. Ertiga now comes with Factory-fitted S-CNG technology with a CNG tank capacity of 60L (water equivalent), establishing itself as the only MPV in the segment that can boast of taking this smart and eco-friendly path. The 1462cc engine produces 91bhp/6000rpm and 122Nm/4400rpm. You also get around 27 km/kg with CNG. On-road Mumbai price of Maruti Suzuki Vxi CNG is Rs.10.01 lakh.
The S-CNG powered Next Gen Ertiga will offer maximum performance, enhanced safety and unmatched convenience. Equipped with Intelligent Injection System and dual interdependent ECUs, the MPV ensures consistent performance across all terrains. It ranks high on safety, all thanks to the Leak-proof Design and Integrated Harness. The Auto-Fuel Switch allows easy switching of fuel from petrol to CNG, thereby avoiding any jerks. So now, get together, go green and make your journeys smooth, safe, and seamless.
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