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Prime 5 most gasoline environment friendly Maruti Suzuki CNG automobiles | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

Out of 11 CNG automobiles on sale in India, Maruti Suzuki has seven with the Swift CNG being the most recent of the lot.

Maruti Suzuki’s present order backlog of over 1.2 lakh CNG fashions is proof of the recognition that CNG automobiles in India are at present having fun with. The CNG fashions itself make up for 33 % of Maruti’s almost Four lakh pending orders. After all, there are different gamers like Tata Motors and Hyundai on this house too, however none supply as expansive a line-up of CNG fashions as Maruti with seven fashions throughout the hatchback, sedan and MPV segments. Right here, we take a deep dive into the 5 most gasoline environment friendly CNG fashions in Maruti’s portfolio, organized in ascending order.

5. Maruti Suzuki Swift CNG

ARAI-claimed gasoline effectivity: 30.90km/kg

Launched earlier this month, the Swift is the most recent mannequin in Maruti Suzuki’s line-up to be supplied with a factory-fitted CNG equipment. It’s powered by a 77hp, 98.5Nm, 1.2-litre, 4-cylinder engine in CNG-spec, and returns an ARAI-certified gasoline effectivity of 30.90km/kg. That makes it extra environment friendly than its rivals Hyundai Grand i10 Nios (28.5km/kg) and Tata Tiago (26.49km/kg). The Swift CNG can be probably the most highly effective of the lot.

The Swift CNG is out there within the mid-spec VXi and ZXi trims and is priced from Rs 7.77 lakh-8.45 lakh, and is the one mannequin in its class that may be availed on a subscription foundation.

4. Maruti Suzuki Dzire CNG

ARAI-claimed gasoline effectivity: 31.12km/kg

The Dzire CNG is powered by the identical 1.2-litre Ok12C engine because the newly launched Swift CNG, and whereas energy and torque figures are an identical on each fashions, the Dzire CNG is marginally extra environment friendly with an ARAI-claimed determine of 31.12km/kg. That is regardless of the extra weight over the Swift hatchback. The Dzire CNG rivals the likes of the Aura CNG (28.5 km/kg) and the Tigor CNG (26.49km/kg), and whereas it’s each extra environment friendly and extra highly effective, it’s also the most costly of the lot.

Just like the Swift, the Dzire CNG can be obtainable within the mid-spec VXi and ZXi trims and is priced between Rs 8.23 lakh-8.91 lakh.

3. Maruti Suzuki Alto 800

ARAI-claimed gasoline effectivity: 31.59km/kg

Maruti Suzuki not too long ago launched the third-gen Alto Ok10 in India, however the second-gen mannequin continues to be on sale with the smaller 0.8-litre engine that’s supplied in each petrol and CNG guise. The 796cc, three-cylinder engine produces 40hp and 60Nm of peak torque in CNG-spec and has an ARAI-claimed gasoline economic system of 31.59km/kg. This makes it the least highly effective CNG powered car within the nation, however it’s also probably the most reasonably priced at Rs 5.03 lakh, and is out there in a single LXi (O) trim.

The brand new Alto Ok10 with its 1.0-litre Ok10C engine may also be supplied with a factory-fitted CNG equipment within the close to future, and might be much more environment friendly than the 0.8-litre model.

2. Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

ARAI-claimed gasoline effectivity: 34.05km/kg

Whereas the Wagon R is out there with two engine choices – the 1.0-litre Ok10C and the 1.2-litre Ok12C – it’s solely the previous that’s supplied in CNG-spec. The engine produces 57hp and 82Nm in CNG-spec and has a claimed gasoline economic system of 34.05km/kg. Provided in two trims – LXi and VXi – the Wagon R CNG is priced between Rs 6.42 lakh-6.86 lakh.

The Wagon R CNG comes with a 60-litre gasoline tank, however in contrast to its petrol-counterpart, it doesn’t get an idle start-stop system.

1. Maruti Suzuki Celerio

ARAI gasoline effectivity: 35.60km/kg

The Celerio CNG is at present probably the most fuel-efficient CNG car in India. Powered by the identical 1.0-litre Ok10C because the Wagon R, the Celerio CNG returns a slightly higher gasoline economic system of 35.60km/kg. In CNG-spec, the Celerio produces 57hp and 82Nm of peak torque – an identical to the Wagon R. Maruti Suzuki gives the Celerio CNG solely on the mid-spec VXi trim priced at Rs 6.69 lakh. The Celerio is probably the most fuel-efficient hatchback within the nation in each its CNG and petrol guise.

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