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Best CNG Cars in India: Petrol and diesel prices are heading towards Mars. It doesn't take any rocket science to speculate that it is CNG that is attracting the masses and OEMs. Since not every CNG car has great mileage, we have compiled a list of the top 5 most fuel efficient CNG cars for sale in India. Interestingly, all these come from the country's biggest car maker - Maruti Suzuki.
Maruti Suzuki Celerio
In the second generation variant, the Maruti Suzuki Celerio gives a claimed mileage of 35.60 km for one kg of CNG. The Celerio has recently entered our market in a new-gen avatar. The Celerio CNG is powered by a 1.0L NA petrol motor that delivers a rated power output of 58 PS and a maximum torque of 82.1 Nm. Talking about the prices, the starting price of Celerio CNG is Rs 5.72 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi.
Maruti Suzuki WagonR
With a starting price of Rs 6.13 lakh (ex-showroom), WagonR is the best selling CNG vehicle in the Indian market. This is a claimed mileage of 32.52 k/kg. It comes with two engine options - 1.0L petrol and 1.2L petrol. However, only the former can be had with the option of a factory-fitted CNG kit.
Maruti Suzuki Alto 800
The cheapest CNG car in the country is Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 CNG. Alto 800 CNG price is Rs 4.89 Lakh, ex-showroom. With 0.8L NA petrol motor, it delivers a claimed figure of 31.59 km/kg. Also, the Puni motor makes 41 PS as compared to 60 Nm, and comes with a 5-speed stick shift unit.
Maruti Suzuki S-Presso
Before we start with the mileage claims of the S-Presso, it should be revealed that it is a fun little hatchback in terms of driving pleasure. The S-Presso is available with 1.0L NA petrol engine which can also be mated with the option of a CNG kit, which gives a claimed mileage of 31.2 km/kg. Talking about the price, the S-Presso CNG range starts from Rs 5.24 lakhs ex-showroom.
Maruti Suzuki Dzire
The Maruti Suzuki DZire is a compact sedan with the option of a factory-fitted CNG kit. It claims a mileage of 31.12 km/kg in the CNG-based variant. It is powered by a 1.2L motor under the bonnet that makes 78PS and 98.5Nm of peak output. Moreover, it exclusively comes with a 5-speed manual gearbox.