Troubled by high petrol diesel prices? Here are the best CNG cars to buy

May 28, 2018, 07:14 PM IST

Rise in international crude prices is one of the major reasons driving up petrol, diesel prices in India. Vehicle owners are continuing to suffer across the country and outlook is for more of the same. Now, quite out-of-pocket consumers are thinking of alternatives. Among these are CNG cars. Here is a list of the best factory-fitted CNG cars, which can be real good options for those who are still thinking of buying personal vehicles in the face of rising prices of petrol and diesel. Photo: Reuters


1. Maruti Suzuki Alto 800: Mauti Suzuki's New Alto 800 CNG comes in two variants - LXI and LXI (O). This Maruti car gives 33.44 km/kg of mileage, claims the automaker. The CNG version also boasts of 30.1Kw of power at 6000RPM and 60NM torque at 3500RPM. Photo: Reuters


2. Maruti Suzuki Eeco: Mauti Suzuki's Eeco also comes with CNG kit in three variants of MC 5 STR STD, MC Cargo, and MC 5 STR AC. However, this is a multi-utility vehicle (MUV), but it has features like side impact bars, crumple zones, energy absorbing materials, and high seating position, and also meets BS IV emission control standards. Photo: Reuters


3. Tata Indica eMax: This Tata Motors car isavailable in Mint white colour and boasts 1193cc CNG 1.2L MPFI. The new Indica eMax's BS-IV engine churns out 56PS of maximum power at 5200RPM and 90NM of maximum torque at 2650RPM. Photo: company website


4.Hyundai Xcent Prime: The South Korean auto firm's Xcent Prime CNG comes in two models of T & T+ along with factory fitted SLF – Speed Limiting Function at no additional cost. Photo: Youtube


5. Maruti Suzuki WagonR: This is a family car. The WagonR CNG engine comes with LXI and LXI (O), giving a mileage of 26.6 km/kg. The car has a micro-switch that cuts off fuel supply provided on the fuel lid, which prevents accidental starting of the vehicle during CNG refuelling. The auto firm claims its features ensure safety against fire. Photo: Youtube

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