Family Cars: If your family is large and are looking to buy a CNG car, which is best for a large family, then you should opt for a 7 seater CNG car.
CNG Family Cars: If your family is large and are looking to buy a CNG car, which is best for a large family, then you should opt for a 7 seater CNG car. Maruti Suzuki sells two 7 seater CNG cars in the Indian car market. One of these has been launched recently, which is the CNG version of the XL6. Also, Maruti is already selling the CNG version of the Ertiga. Apart from these, there is no other 7 seater CNG car available in India as of now.
Maruti Ertiga CNG
The Maruti Ertiga CNG comes with a 1.5L Dualjet petrol engine, which is paired with a factory-fitted CNG kit. The CNG setup of the MPV generates 87bhp power and 121.5Nm torque. In petrol mode, its engine generates 100bhp power and 136Nm torque. The Ertiga CNG gets a 5-speed manual gearbox. This car gives a mileage of 26.11km/kg on CNG.
Currently the Ertiga model lineup includes two CNG variants – VXi and ZXi, which are priced at Rs. 10.44 lakh and Rs. 11.54 lakh, respectively. If reports are to be believed, the carmaker may also introduce three new CNG variants of the Ertiga – VXi (O), ZX9 (O) and Tour M (O).
Maruti Suzuki XL6
The flagship MPV Maruti XL6 from the Indo-Japanese automaker was updated earlier this year. Some updates have been done inside and outside the model. It gets Maruti’s smart hybrid technology with start-stop system. It now comes with a new 1.5L Dualjet petrol engine. The same has also been linked to the CNG kit.
The Zeta trim of the Maruti XL6 offers the option of a CNG kit. Its price has been kept at Rs 12.24 lakh. Its 1.5L K15C engine generates 88bhp power and 121.5Nm torque on CNG. It is available only with a 5-speed manual gearbox. It can give a mileage of 26.32km/kg.