Here are the top 5 upcoming CNG cars in India that are expected to be launched in 2022 or early next year. The list includes the Maruti Suzuki Brezza, Kia Carens and more.
CNG cars are becoming very popular in India, thanks to the ever-rising fuel prices. This has led consumers to consider bi-fuel CNG vehicles and EVs. While the passenger car CNG space is hugely dominated by Maruti Suzuki, other automakers are now venturing into this segment as well. Here we have listed the top 5 upcoming CNG cars in India in 2022.
Upcoming CNG cars in India in 2022:
Toyota Glanza CNG
Toyota will soon launch the CNG version of the facelifted Glanza in India. according to a leaked ARAI document, the Toyota Glanza CNG will be offered with a 1.2-liter K-series Dual Jet, Dual VVT petrol engine. While it delivers 88.5 hp in the petrol model, the bi-fuel CNG version delivers 76.4 hp and is mated to a five-speed manual transmission.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno CNG
The Maruti Suzuki Baleno will be the company’s first Nexa model to be sold in a CNG version. It will be launched soon and will share its mechanics with the Toyota Glanza CNG. The Baleno CNG is powered by a 1.2-litre petrol engine in combination with a five-speed manual transmission. It will probably give a mileage of more than 25 km/kg.
Kia Sonet CNG
Kia India has started road testing of the Sonet CNG and is expected to launch at the end of this year. Kia will probably only offer the Sonet CNG with the 1.0-liter turbo petrol engine, mated to a six-speed manual transmission. At launch, the Sonet may be the first Kia car in India to come with a factory-fitted CNG kit.
Maruti Suzuki Brezza CNG
Maruti Suzuki is gearing up to launch the CNG version of Brezza in India soon. The new Maruti Suzuki Brezza CNG will be powered by a 1.5-litre bi-fuel petrol engine. It will be offered with both manual and automatic transmission options, making it Maruti’s first automatic CNG car.
Kia Carens CNG
Finally, the last car on this list is the Kia Carens. Like the Kia Sonet, the Carens CNG was previously spotted in road testing, hinting at an imminent launch. The Kia Carens CNG will be offered with a 1.4-litre turbo petrol engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission.
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