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Toyota Glanza CNG within the works, particulars revealed | Autocar India

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Toyota Glanza to be the primary CNG within the premium hatchback phase; to be obtainable on all trims, besides the bottom E.

Toyota has began engaged on the CNG model of its entry-level mannequin – the Glanza. The premium hatchback that takes on the likes of the Tata Altroz, Hyundai i20, Honda Jazz , and the Maruti Suzuki Baleno would be the solely automobile in its phase to get a factory-fitted CNG choice. 

Toyota Glanza CNG: powertrain, variants and gear 

The Glanza CNG will proceed to be powered by the 1.2-litre engine, nonetheless, the facility output will see a dip from round 90hp to about 77hp for the CNG. Toyota is promsing a gasoline effectivity of 25kpl with the CNG mannequin. As is the case with most CNG fashions, the Glanza CNG will probably be obtainable solely with the handbook transmission, and never the AMT. 

Out of the 4 trims obtainable on the Glanza, Toyota will supply the CNG within the G, S and V trim ranges, and can skip the bottom E trim. On the top-spec V trim, the Toyota hatchback will get gear like a heads-up show, a 9.0-inch touchscreen, related automobile tech and 6 airbags.   

As is the case with most CNG fashions, the Glanza CNG will probably be pricier than its petrol-only counterpart. We count on Toyota to cost a premium of about Rs 75,000 for the CNG-powered model. 

Toyota Glanza CNG: rivals 

Presently, no premium hatchback comes with an choice of a CNG. Nevertheless, the CNG package will probably be equipped to Toyota by Maruti Suzuki, and therefore, the Glanza’s twin – the Baleno can be more likely to include an choice of CNG. Earlier this 12 months, Maruti Suzuki had stated that it’s trying to supply CNG in its Nexa line-up of vehicles, and the Baleno is more likely to be one of many first vehicles from Nexa to get it. 

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