After petrol and diesel cars, several companies have now entered the Indian market with CNG engines, and among these cars, Maruti Suzuki Fronx CNG and Tata Motors’ Tata Punch in-CNG have stirred discussions due to their features. Let’s compare these two cars to determine which one comes out on top.
Maruti Suzuki has introduced the Maruti Suzuki Fronx CNG in two variants – Sigma and Delta. The ex-showroom prices for these variants are Rs 8.41 lakh and Rs 9.28 lakh, respectively. On the other hand, Tata Motors has recently launched the Tata Punch in-CNG with three variants: Pure, Adventure, and Accomplished. The ex-showroom prices for these variants range from Rs 7.10 lakh to Rs 9.68 lakh.
The Maruti Suzuki Fronx CNG is powered by a 1.2-liter, 4-cylinder engine that generates a maximum power of 76.5 bhp and a peak torque of 98.5 Nm on CNG. In comparison, the Tata Punch in-CNG features a 1.2-liter, 3-cylinder engine that produces a maximum power of 72.5 bhp and peak torque of 103 Nm on CNG. Both cars are equipped with a 5-speed manual gearbox.
The Maruti Suzuki Fronx CNG offers a commendable mileage of 28.51 kilometers per kilogram. On the other hand, Tata Motors claims a mileage of 26.99 kilometers per kilogram for the Tata Punch CNG.
In terms of features, the Maruti Suzuki Fronx CNG boasts a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, automatic climate control, onboard voice assistant, wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, keyless entry, electronic stability program, and various advanced attributes.
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On the flip side, the Tata Punch in-CNG stands out with automatic projector headlamps, a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, rain-sensing wipers, 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, and a sunroof. Both cars prioritize safety with dual airbags, ABS with EBD, and corner stability control.
In conclusion, both the Maruti Suzuki Fronx CNG and Tata Punch in-CNG have distinctive features to offer. The ultimate choice between them will depend on individual preferences, budget considerations, and specific requirements.