Tata Nexon CNG: India’s First Turbo-Petrol CNG SUV Coming Soon

Tata Motors is all set to launch the much-awaited Tata Nexon CNG, the first car in India to offer a CNG option with a turbo-petrol engine. Upon launch, it will compete with the Maruti Brezza CNG, Here are the details of what to expect in this upcoming CNG

Tata Nexon CNG

Tata Nexon CNG

The Tata Nexon CNG is set to be a game-changer in the Indian SUV market, offering a unique combination of power, fuel efficiency and low running costs. Here’s a summary of what we know so far.

The Nexon CNG uses the same 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine found in the regular Nexon, but the power figures are expected to be slightly lower in CNG mode. Transmission options are likely to include a 5-speed manual and possibly an AMT unit, with a CNG version coming with a turbo petrol engine for the first time in India.

Engine & Performance

  • India’s first turbo-petrol CNG SUV.
  • 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine (exact power figures in CNG mode yet to be revealed).
  • Transmission options likely include a 5-speed manual and possibly an AMT unit.
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Mileage & Running Cost

Official figures are unavailable, but it is expected to offer significantly higher fuel efficiency than the petrol version, translating to lower running costs. Estimated mileage is around 20.00 km/kg (based on industry reports).

  • Estimated Mileage: 20.00 km/kg

Features & Rivals

The Nexon CNG is unlikely to have major exterior changes compared to its petrol and diesel siblings. Expect the familiar SUV design with potential additions like a new CNG badge and maybe some cosmetic tweaks. Feature-wise, it should inherit most features from the regular Nexon, taking on rivals like the Maruti Brezza CNG upon launch.

Price & Launch

The Nexon CNG is priced higher than the corresponding petrol-manual variant by around Rs. 1 lakh and is expected to carry a premium. Launch timelines have yet to be officially announced, but testing is underway indicating a potential launch soon.

Tata Nexon CNG On-Road Price

The official price of the Tata Nexon CNG hasn’t been announced yet, but estimates suggest it will range between ₹10.75 lakh and ₹14.55 lakh (ex-showroom).

  • The estimated starting price is ₹10.75 lakh (ex-showroom)
  • The estimated top-end price is ₹14.55 lakh (ex-showroom)
  • The estimated top-end price is ₹12.25 lakh (on-road)
  • The estimated top-end price is ₹16.05 lakh (on-road)

The Tata Nexon CNG is an exciting prospect for those who want a feature-rich SUV with CNG’s lower running costs. Watch for official announcements from Tata Motors regarding the launch date and final price details.

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