CNG cars in India are affordable and low maintenance. People in India, generally belonging to the middle-class category prefer CNG cars over traditional petrol and diesel cars for various reasons such as:
- Low fluctuations in the prices of fuel
- CNG is healthy for the engine because it leaves less residue when compared to petrol or diesel.
- Lower maintenance costs.
- CNG is safer than petrol and diesel.
- CNG is better for the environment.
With this being said, we bring you the best CNG cars in India in 2021. The list comprises CNG cars that are most fuel-efficient, are between 4-6 lakh (ex-showroom), and have received very good feedback from customers over the years.
Maruti Suzuki Alto
Maruti Suzuki Alto CNG can retu
a mileage of 31.59 km/kg.
The Maruti Suzuki Alto is well known for its and low maintenance cost, affordability, and mileage. The automaker claims that the CNG version can retu
a mileage of 31.59 km/kg. Maruti Suzuki Alto CNG comes in two variants: LXi and LXi (O). The hatchback is powered by a 796 cc three-cylinder petrol engine tuned for 48 hp and 69 Nm of peak torque paired with a 5-speed gearbox. Prices for Alto CNG start at ₹ 4.43 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Fuel Efficiency: 31.59 km/kg
Price: ₹ 4.43 lakh - ₹ 4.48 lakh
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Maruti Suzuki Celerio
The Maruti Suzuki Celerio retu
s a mileage of 30.47 km/kg.
Celerio CNG's BS6 version was launched in India last year. Currently, the CNG version of the hatchback is offered in two variants: VXi and VXi (O). The VXi variant costs Rs. 5.72 lakh and the VXi(O) variant costs Rs. 5.78 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). You get the same 1.0-liter three-cylinder engine that's tuned to make 66 hp and 90 Nm paired with a five-speed manual gearbox.
Fuel Efficiency: 30.47kg/km
Price: ₹ 5.72 lakh - ₹ 5.78 lakh
The Hyundai Santro CNG offers a fuel economy of 30.48 kg/km
Hyundai Santro is one of the most economical CNG cars in India. It is offered in two variants: Magna and Sportz with a starting price of Rs. 5.86 lakh up to Rs. 5.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Under the hood, the CNG variants of the hatchback have a 1.1-liter four-cylinder engine tuned to generate 59 hp and 84 Nm of power. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. Maruti Suzuki claims that the car can retu
30.48 km/kg (ARAI).
Fuel efficiency: 30.48 kg/km
Price: ₹ 5.86 Lakh - ₹ 5.99 Lakh
Maruti Suzuki Wagon R
Maruti Suzuki Wagon R is the most fuel-efficient CNG car in India with a mileage of 33.54 Km/kg
The Maruti Suzuki Wagon R is one of the most successful CNG cars available in India today. The Wagon R S-CNG is offered in the LXi and LXi (O) variants. The LXi variant is priced at Rs. 5.45 lakh while the LXi (O) is priced at Rs. 5.52 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The S-CNG version of the Wagon R is powered by a 1.0-liter engine that produces 58 hp and 78 Nm of maximum engine power. The engine is paired with a 5-speed manual transmission.
Fuel Efficiency: 32.52 km/kg
Price: ₹ 5.45 lakh - ₹ 5.52 lakh
Maruti Suzuki S-Presso
The Maruti Suzuki S-Presso retu
s a mileage of 31.2 km/kg.
Maruti Suzuki S-Presso's CNG variants were launched in India in 2020. The car is available in four variants to choose from - LXi, LXi (O), VXi, and VXi (O). It offers a starting price of Rs. 4.89 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the base LXi type, up to Rs. 5.18 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the VXi (O) variant. The S-Presso CNG is powered by a single 1.0-liter petrol engine that powers the Alto K10. The engine generates 67 hp of maximum power against 90 Nm of torque, while powered by a 5-speed manual transmission.
Fuel Efficiency: 31.2 kg/km
Price - ₹ 4.89 lakh - ₹ 5.18 lakh
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