Suzuki India is the leader in car manufacturing in India. It offers the
cheapest CNG cars after Hyundai and Tata.
The prices of diesel and petrol are skyrocketing all
across the country. The EV infrastructure will still take time to launch on a
public scale in India. In such a scenario, the demand for CNG vehicles is increasing. Also, CNG vehicles are cheaper and easy
to maintain when compared to combustion engine cars. A wide range of cars is in
the market that comes with factory-fitted CNG kits.
Below we have mentioned a list of all affordable CNG
cars that come under the price of Rs10 lakhs:
Suzuki - Alto LXI
The Alto model of Maruti Suzuki is the cheapest CNG
car in India. Its LXI variant comes in INR 4.89 lakh. It has a 3-cylinder NA
petrol engine of 796 cc with a CNG kit. With a maximum torque rating of 60Nm,
this CNG-petrol powertrain gives a peak power output of 41 PS. The company
claims that this car gives a mileage of 31.59 km/kg
Suzuki Eeco – Rs5.88 lakh
It is a 5-seater passenger vehicle and comes with a
factory-fitted kit of CNG. It also has a petrol engine of 1.2 liter, which
produces 85Nm and 65 PS.
The Eeco S-CNG gives a mileage of 20.88 km/kg and is
certified by ARAI.
Suzuki S-Presso LXI – Rs5.24 lakh onwards
It is the second cheapest CNG car after the Alto LXI.
The prices start from INR 5.24 lakh, which is quite affordable. The CNG version
is equipped with a three-cylinder, 1-liter petro engine, which gives 78Nm and
59 PS. It claims to provide 31.2km/kg of mileage.
XE – Rs.6.09 lakh onwards
Recently Tata introduced an affordable CNG car in
India, namely Tiago. Its base model comes in the range of INR 6.09 lakh. Its
fuel efficiency is 26.49km/kg. This version has a 3-cylinder petrol engine with
a capacity of 1.2 liters. The maximum power output is 73.4 PS with 95Nm.
Santro Magna – Rs.6.09 lakh onwards
It is the cheapest Hyundai car in India. It also comes
in two hatchback CNG variants fitted with CNG kits. These are Sportz and Magna,
costing INR 6.38 lakh and INR 6.09 lakh respectively. The CNG kit is paired
with a 1.1-liter petrol engine and gives out 60 PS with a peak torque of 85.3
Suzuki Wagon R LXI – INR 6.34 lakh onwards
Recently, Maruti Suzuki India launched a Wagon R
hatchback with a mid-life facelift model. The car has 1.2 and 1-liter petrol
engines and offers 82.1 Nm and 57 PS. The Wagon R CNG is mated with 5-speed
manual transmission and gives a mileage of 34.05km/kg.
Grand i10 – INR 7.07 lakh onwards
The Grand i10 Nios model of the Hyundai offers a wide range of cheap vehicles. The list has a turbo petrol unit, a naturally aspirated petrol engine, a diesel engine, and a bi-fuel CNG-petrol unit. The CNG version is available only with a manual gearbox and gives 69 PS.