Here is a list of the five most fuel efficient CNG powered cars that you can buy below Rs. 6 lakh in India.
Here is our list of the five most fuel efficient CNG cars below Rs. 6 lakh
With fuel prices fluctuating frequently, it has become quite difficult to control monthly fuel expenses. Despite some price cuts, fuel prices continue to affect pockets of Indian buyers. This is one of the reasons why Indian consumers’ inclination for CNG powered cars has evolved over time. In addition, CNG cars are frugal, affordable and require little maintenance. On that note, we bring you the five best fuel efficient CNG cars that you can buy under 6 lakh (old showroom).
Read also: Top 5 Most Fuel Efficient Gasoline Cars Under ₹ 10 Lakh
Maruti Suzuki WagonR
The Maruti Suzuki WagonR is one of the most successful CNG cars currently available in the country. It’s the most fuel-efficient car on our list, reportedly offering a mileage of 33.54 km / kg. The WagonR S-CNG is offered in the LXi and LXi (O) variants. The LXi variant is priced at ₹ 5.45 lakh while the other model costs ₹ 5.52 lakh (old showroom, Delhi). The S-CNG version of the WagonR is powered by the 1.0-liter petrol engine which develops 58 hp and 78 Nm of peak torque. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission only.
Fuel efficiency: 32.52 km / kg
Price: ₹ 5.45 lakh – ₹ 5.52 lakh
Maruti Suzuki Alto
The Maruti Suzuki Alto entry-level car is renowned for its affordability and low maintenance costs. It is also one of the most economical offers in terms of mileage. The automaker claims that the CNG version can render a mileage of 31.59 km / kg. Maruti Suzuki offers the Alto CNG in two variants – LXi and LXi (O). The tailgate is powered by a 796 cc three-cylinder petrol engine tuned for maximum torque of 48 hp and 69 Nm, mated to a 5-speed gearbox. Prices for the Alto CNG start at ₹ 4.43 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Fuel efficiency: 31.59 km / kg
Price: ₹ 4.43 lakh – ₹ 4.48 lakh
Maruti Suzuki S-Presso
Maruti Suzuki India launched the CNG derivative of S-Presso in the country last year. The car is available in four variants to choose from – LXi, LXi (O), VXi and VXi (O). It gets a starting price of ₹ 4.89 lakh for the base LXi variant, going up to ₹ 5.18 lakh for the high-end VXi (O) version. The S-Presso CNG is powered by the same 1.0-liter gasoline engine borrowed from the Alto K10. The engine develops a maximum power of 67 hp against a peak torque of 90 Nm, while being mated to a manual 5-speed gearbox. The car offers an impressive fuel economy of 31.2 km / kg (ARAI).
Fuel efficiency: 31.2 kg / km
Price – ₹ 4.89 lakh – ₹ 5.18 lakh
The Hyundai Santro is a great option if you are looking for CNG powered cars. It comes in two variations – Magna and Sportz with a starting price of ₹ 5.86 lakh going up to ₹ 5.99 lakh (ex-Delhi showroom). Under the hood, the CNG derivative of the sedan gets a 1.1-liter 4-cylinder engine that is tuned to produce 59 hp and 84 Nm of power. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox only. The automaker claims the car can render a mileage of 30.48 km / kg (ARAI).
Energy efficiency: 30.48 kg / km
Price: ₹ 5.86 Lakh – ₹ 5.99 Lakh
Maruti Suzuki Celerio
The BS6 version of the Celerio CNG was launched in India last year, which was in line with Mission Green Million’s brand vision. Currently, the CNG version of the sedan comes in two variants – VXi and VXi (O). While the former is priced at ₹ 5.72 lakh, the latter costs ₹ 5.78 lakh (ex-showroom). It gets the same 1.0-liter three-cylinder engine that’s tuned to produce 66 hp and 90 Nm. It’s mated to a standard five-speed manual gearbox. The car returns a mileage of 30.47 km / kg (ARAI).
Fuel efficiency: 30.47 kg / km
Price: ₹ 5.72 lakh – ₹ 5.78 lakh
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