Maruti Suzuki ErtigaThis CNG variant of Maruti Suzuki Ertiga gives mileage of up to 26.08 km/kg.
New Delhi| Due to the pandemic in the country on one hand and rising prices of petrol and diesel on the other, most of the people are slowly moving towards other fuel options. Against the fuel price, CNG vehicles are emerging as the best option. Although electric vehicles are also present as a better option, but due to charging infrastructure and high cost, these vehicles are out of reach of common people. As far as CNG cars are concerned, Maruti Suzuki (Maruti Suzuki Ertiga) is at the number one position in this case.
Maruti Suzuki’s famous MPV car Ertiga also comes with CNG kit. The company has used a 1.5-litre petrol engine in this car. Its CNG variant generates power of 92PS and torque of 122Nm. This CNG variant is available in only one VXI model. The car gets a 7-inch infotainment system, LED tail lamps, fog lamps, projector headlamps, ventilated front cup holders, auto climate control, anti-lock braking system (ABS), electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD), AC vents for the rear seat and Features like reverse parking sensor are available. This car has a CNG fuel tank capacity of 7 liters.
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Maruti Suzuki has one of the strongest CNG vehicle portfolio with around 6 models in this segment. Maruti WagonR CNG is the best selling car in the country in the hatchback segment, but as a 7-seater CNG, Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is performing well. Due to low price, better mileage and great seating capacity, people are liking this car the most.
If we look at the sales figures of CNG variants of Maruti Ertiga, so far this year, the company has sold a total of 7,453 units of this car. Which is much higher than last year’s only 803 units. Obviously, the corona epidemic in the country since last year had badly affected the business. Moreover, last year fuel prices were also not that high.
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Please note that the waiting period of this car is increasing continuously. You may have to wait up to 6 months for the Maruti Ertiga CNG variant in some cities. The company claims that this fuel tank is quite safe as well as leak proof. Safety has been taken care of in its construction, intelligent injection system has been used in it. Although the price of its petrol variant starts from Rs 7.81 lakh, but the price of its CNG variant starts from Rs 9.46 lakh. The company claims that this car gives a mileage of up to 26.08 km/kg.