Rising fuel prices have worried even the best of financial planners. Such has been its impact that people have started looking for alternatives. So, what are the alternatives? EV, CNG or hybrid. For now, EVs belong to a niche segment. So manufacturers are focusing on CNGs and hybrids. In today’s article, we will talk about upcoming cars that will save you money in 2022.
Kia Carens CNG
The Carens is Kia’s newest product for our country. With the Carens, Kia has single-handedly taken on the monopoly of the Ertiga and XL6 in the MPV segment. But the Carens misses out on a CNG option to take on the Ertiga CNG. So, to tackle this, Kia is testing a CNG option for the Carens, the spy shots of which are readily available online. Kia is testing CNG on the 1.4-litre turbo petrol engine. We could get to see this exact specification once the car is launched.
Upcoming cars 2022- Kia Sonet CNG
Following the Carens is its compact sibling, the Sonet. Recently a Sonet CNG was also spotted testing. Like the Carens, the Sonet CNG was spotted with a 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine. Sonet CNG could become the first car to get a CNG automatic setup, thanks to the availability of the iMT gearbox in its lineup.
Hyundai Alcazar CNG
Kia & Hyundai seem to be bringing an onslaught of CNG cars. Recently, an Alcazar with an emission kit was also spotted testing. There are speculations around that this could be the Alcazar CNG in testing. The Alcazar CNG will be paired with its 2.0-litre petrol engine since that is the only available option.
Upcoming cars 2022- Maruti Brezza- CNG & hybrid
The Maruti Brezza in its upcoming facelift update will now get an updated design and features. According to reports, the Brezza will get both CNG and hybrid options to attract customers. The Brezza is expected to be the first compact SUV to come with both CNG as well as hybrid.
Maruti-Toyota mid-size SUV- hybrid
Who hasn’t heard about this car? It has been in the works for a long time now. With this SUV, Maruti and Toyota will be attacking both C-segment and mid-size SUV segment. Considering Toyota’s expertise in hybrid technology, it is being highly touted that this SUV will be getting strong hybrid setup. This hybrid setup will make it one of the most fuel-efficient SUVs in its segment.
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