Top 3 successful CNG sedans in India

Saturday 14 June 2014, 17:36 PM by

Greener cars are the hot topic of discussion within the global automotive circuit, these cars are not just cleaner, but are also efficient. Moreover, owing to limited natural resources and high fuel prices in the country many Indian and International car-makers have launched an interesting fleet of CNG cars in the country. Overall the CNG cars do not carry any external visible upgrades, the changes are primarily restricted to the fuel type. The cars that come fitted with CNG kits usually cost a bit higher than a regular petrol fuel type car.

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Top 3 successful CNG sedans in India

India's largest car-maker Maruti Suzuki is coincidentally the largest producer of CNG cars in the country. SX4 from Maruti Suzuki is available in CNG variant along with the regular petrol and diesel variant. The sedan is powered by 1.6 Liter engine that generates about 105 Ps of power with 145 Nm of torque. As per ARAI test result the powerful sedan delivers about 22 kmpl. The powerful engine is mated to a 5 speed gear box. The SX4 sedan has always been known for its ample boot and cabin space. The car is sports a bigger and aggressive stance as compared to other cars in this segment.

Top 3 successful CNG sedans in India

One of the best selling sedan in the country, Honda City had unveiled its CNG version last year. The sedan is powered by 1.5 litre i-VTEC engine that generates a modest power output of 119 PS at 6600 rpm and 145 Nm torque at 4600 rpm. The clutch function has also been refined for easy in-city driving experience. The car now looks bolder, better and bigger than before. Honda City is one sedan that you can truly classify as complete value for money package. The interior look rich and up-market with ample space for its occupants.

Top 3 successful CNG sedans in India
Top 3 successful CNG sedans in India

India's renowned auto maker Tata Motors has a CNG version of its Indigo sedan. The Indigo eCS version is powered by 1.2 Litre, four-cylinder engine that generates about 56 bhp of power with 90 Nm of torque. The CNG version is stated to cost just about Rs. 50000 extra than a regular petrol variant. The cabin is spacious much like the other cars from the Indian car-maker. The exterior is also fairly decent and smart.

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