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Best CNG Cars To Buy In India

Here’s the list of best CNG cars available in India, the Alto 800 CNG is the cheapest while the Ertiga CNG is the most expensive

  • CNG cars offer best fuel-efficiency as compared to petrol and diesel cars, this results in low cost of ownership and a cleaner alternative to petrol & diesel
  • Sky-rocketing petrol & diesel prices also plays an important role in adaptation of CNG cars. So here’s the list of some best CNG cars available in the market

Automakers like Tata Motors, Hyundai and Maruti Suzuki offers wide range of CNG cars. Rising petrol and diesel prices have made CNG cars a better option as they are cheaper and cleaner alternative. CNG cars do have a premium price but they offer more fuel-efficiency and hence low ownership cost. For the city use mainly the adaptation of CNG cars in India have gathered pace. To make it easy for you to find perfect CNG car here’s the list of best CNG cars available in the market.

Maruti WagonR CNG

The WagonR CNG is one of the most popular CNG cars available in the market. This CNG car is available with 1.0-litre engine. With CNG the WagonR packs 58hp and 78Nm and gets a 5-speed manual gearbox. The fuel-efficiency here stands at 32.52 km/kg which is impressive. The price starts at Rs 6.13 lakh and goes upto Rs 6.19 lakh (ex-showroom).

Maruti Celerio CNG

The Maruti Celerio CNG starts at Rs 6.58 lakh (ex-showroom). Maruti Suzuki offers 1.0-litre engine that packs 57hp and 82Nm on the Celerio CNG. It delivers even more 35.60 km/kg fuel-efficiency. Just like the other CNG cars from Maruti, the Celerio CNG also gets a 5-speed manual gearbox.

Tata Tiago CNG

The Tata Tiago CNG gets a price tag of Rs 6.09 lakh and goes upto Rs 7.52 lakh. It is one of the most powerful CNG cars available in the market. The Tiago CNG gets a 1.2-litre engine that packs 73 hp and 95 Nm. It gets a 5-speed manual gearbox. Claimed fuel-efficiency of the Tiago CNG stands at 26.49 km/kg.

Tata Tigor CNG

While the Tigor starts at Rs 5.79 lakh, its CNG variant gets a base price of Rs 7.69 lakh. The top variant of the Tigor CNG gets a price tag of Rs 8.29 lakh. The Tigor CNG too gets a 1.2-litre engine that packs 73 hp and 95 Nm. It gets a 5-speed manual gearbox. Claimed fuel-efficiency of the Tigor CNG is identical to the Tiago CNG at 26.49 km/kg.

Hyundai Santro CNG

The Hyundai Santro CNG is one of the most affordable CNG cars available here. It gets a price tag of Rs 6.09 lakh and goes upto Rs 6.38 lakh. Customers will get an impressive fuel economy of 30 km/kg on the Hyundai Santro CNG. Hyundai offers 1.1-litre engine on the Santro CNG that packs 60 hp and 85.3 Nm.

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios CNG

This is yet another CNG car from Hyundai but more premium than the Santro CNG. Price of the Grand i10 Nios CNG starts at Rs 7.07 lakh and goes upto Rs 7.60 lakh. Here the engine is of 1.2-litre that packs 69 hp and 95.2 Nm. With 5-speed manual gearbox the Grand i10 Nios CNG gets a fuel-efficiency of 28.5 km/kg.

Hyundai Aura CNG

The Aura CNG rivals the Tigor CNG. It gets the same 1.2-litre engine that’s available on the Grand i10 Nios CNG. Power is also same at 69 hp and 95.2 Nm with 5-speed manual gearbox. Claimed fuel-efficiency of the Hyundai Aura CNG stands at 28.4 km/kg. The price of the Hyundai Aura CNG starts at Rs 7.74 lakh.

Maruti Alto 800 CNG

The Alto 800 CNG is the least powerful CNG car available in the market. But at the same time, the Alto 800 CNG is the cheapest CNG car too. It starts at Rs 4.89 lakh and goes upto Rs 4.95 lakh. The Alto 800 CNG gets a small 796cc engine that packs 40 hp and 60 Nm. It’s not impressive but for the price it’s awesome. At 31.59 km/kg, the Alto 800 CNG offers a great fuel-efficiency.

Maruti Ertiga CNG

The Ertiga CNG is the biggest and most spacious CNG car here. Right now it’s the only 7-seater CNG car available in the market. Maruti offers 1.5-litre engine on the Ertiga CNG. This engine packs 92 hp and 122 Nm. Claimed fuel-efficiency of the Ertiga CNG stands at 26.08 km/kg which is good for city use. The price starts at Rs 9.87 lakh for this CNG powered MPV.

Maruti S-Presso CNG

The Maruti S-Presso also gets a CNG powered variant. Powertrain is similar to what we see on the WagonR CNG. The S-Presso CNG gets a 1.0-litre engine that packs 58 hp and 78 Nm. This engine is available only with a 5-speed manual gearbox. The S-Presso CNG offers a good fuel-efficiency of 31.2 km/kg. Price for the S-Presso CNG starts at Rs 5.24 lakh and goes upto Rs 5.56 lakh.