Top 5 Best CNG SUVs in India 2024

  • Tata Punch is the cheapest CNG SUV in India
  • Fronx CNG is the most fuel efficient with 28.5km/kg
  • Hyryder is the most expensive CNG SUV in India
     

   
Top 5 Best CNG SUVs in India 2024

SUVs are currently ruling the Indian auto industry. Not just petrol & diesel, automakers are now offering CNG, hybrid and electric SUVs in the country. CNGs are known for their high fuel efficiency, cost effectiveness and eco-friendly nature. In this article, we talk about the top 5 best CNG SUVs you can drive home in the Indian market in 2024.

List of Best CNG SUVs in India

CNG SUVs

Price

Tata Punch

7.23 lakh - 9.85 lakh

Hyundai Exter

8.43 lakh - 9.16 lakh

Maruti Fronx/Toyota Taisor          

Fronx (8.46 lakh - 9.32 lakh) / Taisor (8.71 lakh)      

Maruti Brezza

9.29 lakh - 12.10 lakh

Maruti Grand Vitara/

Toyota Hyryder

Grand Vitara (13.15 lakh - 14.96 lakh)/

Hyryder (13.71 lakh - 15.59 lakh)

1. Tata Punch

Tata Punch

Specs

Punch CNG

Engine

1.2L 3-cylinder + CNG Kit     

Power

72.41bhp

Torque

103Nm

Gearbox

5MT

Fuel Efficiency      

26.99km/kg

Price

7.23 lakh - 9.85 lakh

The Punch CNG is the cheapest CNG SUV on sale in the Indian market. The CNG range of the micro SUV is available in the price bracket of Rs 7.23 lakh to Rs 9.85 lakh (ex-showroom). This small SUV is packed with Tata's twin-cylinder CNG kit, which ensures enough range and bigger boot space. It is powered by a 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder, naturally-aspirated petrol engine with a factory-fitted CNG kit. 

In the CNG mode, the powertrain offers 72.41bhp of power and 103Nm of peak torque. Power is transmitted to the front wheels via a 5-speed manual gearbox. The Punch CNG is claimed to offer an ARAI certified fuel economy of 26.99 km/kg.

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2. Hyundai Exter

Hyundai Exter

Specs

Exter CNG

Engine

1.2L 4-cylinder petrol + CNG      

Power

67.72bhp

Torque

95.2Nm

Gearbox

5MT

Fuel Efficiency        

27.1km/kg

Price

8.43 lakh - 9.16 lakh

Customers can also opt for the Exter micro SUV in the CNG category over Tata Punch CNG. However, Exter CNG is only available in two higher variants - S and SX - priced at Rs 8.43 lakh and Rs 9.16 lakh, respectively. The CNG version is equipped with a 1.2-litre 4-cylinder petrol engine with a factory-fitted CNG kit. In the CNG mode, the powertrain offers 67.72bhp and 95.2Nm of torque. A 5-speed manual gearbox driving the power to the front wheels comes as standard. It returns an ARAI certified mileage of 27.1km/kg.

3. Maruti Fronx or Toyota Taisor

Maruti Fronx

Specs

Fronx CNG

Taisor CNG

Engine

1.2L Petrol + CNG

1.2L Petrol + CNG       

Power

76.43bhp

76.43bhp

Torque

98.5Nm

98.5Nm

Gearbox

5MT

5MT

Fuel Efficiency        

28.5km/kg

28.5km/kg

Price

8.46 lakh - 9.32 lakh       

8.71 lakh

The next model in our list of best CNG SUVs in India is the Maruti Suzuki Fronx, which is sold through NEXA dealership. Toyota is also selling the re-badged version of the Fronx, called the Urban Cruiser Taisor in the country. While the Fronx CNG is available in two variants - Sigma and Delta, the Taisor CNG is available in a single variant called the E CNG.

The Fronx Sigma and Delta CNG are priced at Rs 8.46 lakh and Rs 9.32 lakh, respectively. On the other hand, the Taisor E CNG is tagged at Rs 8.71 lakh. 

Both models are powered by a tried & tested 1.2-litre, 4-cylinder naturally-aspirated petrol engine with a factory-fitted CNG kit. The powertrain produces 76.43bhp of maximum power and 98.5Nm of torque.

This engine is coupled to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The Fronx & Taisor CNGs are highly fuel efficient and claim to offer an ARAI certified fuel economy of 28.5km/kg.

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4. Maruti Brezza

Maruti Suzuki Brezza

Specs

Brezza CNG

Engine

1.5L Petrol + CNG

Power

86.63bhp

Torque

121.5Nm

Gearbox

5MT

Fuel Efficiency               

25.51km/kg

Price

9.29 lakh - 12.10 lakh                       

Maruti Brezza CNG is one of the best CNG SUVs on sale in our market. What's more interesting is that all the variants of the Brezza are offered with a CNG option. It is available in 3 variants - Lxi CNG, Vxi CNG and ZXi CNG - priced at Rs 9.29 lakh, Rs 10.64 lakh and Rs 12.10 lakh, respectively. 

The Brezza CNG is powered by a 1.5-litre, K15C, 4-cylinder naturally-aspirated petrol engine that also powers the Grand Vitara, Ciaz and Ertiga. In the CNG mode, the powertrain offers 86.63bhp and 121.5Nm of peak torque.

A 5-speed manual gearbox with front-wheel-drive layout comes as standard. It is claimed to offer an ARAI certified fuel economy of 25.51km/kg. 

5. Maruti Grand Vitara or Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder

Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder

Specs

Grand Vitara CNG

Hyryder CNG

Engine

1.5L Petrol + CNG

1.5L Petrol + CNG

Power

87bhp

87bhp

Torque

121.5Nm

121.5Nm

Gearbox

5MT

5MT

Fuel Efficiency       

26.6km/kg

26.6km/kg

Price

13.15 lakh - 14.96 lakh         

13.71 lakh - 15.59 lakh         

Similar to the Fronx & Taisor, customers can also opt between the Grand Vitara CNG and the Urban Cruiser Hyryder CNG. The Grand Vitara CNG is available in two variants - Delta CNG and Zeta CNG - priced at Rs 13.15 lakh and Rs 14.96 lakh, respectively.

Similarly, the Hyryder CNG is also offered in two variants - S CNG and G CNG - priced at Rs 13.71 lakh and Rs 15.59 lakh, respectively. 

Both models are powered by a 1.5-litre 4-cylinder, naturally-aspirated petrol engine with a factory-fitted CNG kit. Coupled to a 5-speed manual gearbox, this powertrain produces 87bhp and 121.5Nm of torque.

It is claimed to offer an ARAI certified fuel economy of 26.6km/kg.

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Hyundai Exter
Starting at ₹ 6,12,800
EMI Starting at ₹ 8,596
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Maruti Suzuki Fronx
Starting at ₹ 7,51,500
EMI Starting at ₹ 10,542
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Tata Punch
Starting at ₹ 6,12,900
EMI Starting at ₹ 8,598
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