New Delhi : In the Indian car market, CNG cars are being seen as an alternative to petrol-diesel engine vehicles. Although, a few years ago, Maruti Suzuki India was dominating the CNG car segment, but now many companies including Tata Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra have started making CNG cars. Maruti is selling its premium hatchback CNG car Baleno in the market. It is the best selling CNG car in the Indian market, but now to compete with it, Tata Motors’ CNG car Altroz has also arrived, which is four steps ahead of Baleno in every aspect. Not only this, Tata Motors has kept the price of this car about Rs 80,000 less than Maruti’s Baleno. Additionally, advanced features are provided in it, separately. Come, let us know about Tata Altroz which competes with Maruti Baleno…
Tata Altroz price and engine
In the Indian market, Tata Altroz CNG is in direct competition with Maruti’s Baleno CNG. The ex-showroom price of Tata Altroz XE CNG in Delhi is Rs 7.55 lakh, while the price of Maruti Baleno Zeta CNG is Rs 9.28 lakh. Talking about the engine, Tata Altroz has a 1199 cc engine with manual transmission. This 1199 cc engine is capable of generating power of 72.41 bhp at 6000 rpm and torque of 103 Nm at 3300 rpm. Whereas, Maruti Baleno CNG has 1197 cc engine with manual transmission. This 1197 cc engine generates power of 76.43 bhp at 6000 rpm and torque of 98.5 Nm at 4300 rpm.
Color options in Tata Altroz XE CNG
Three color options are given in Tata Motors’ Altroz CNG car. These have the options of Downtown Red, Avenue White and Arcade Grey. Whereas, Maruti Baleno CNG is available in seven color options. These include Arctic White, Pearl Midnight Black, Nexa Blue, Lux Beige, Splendid Silver, Grandeur Gray and Opulent Red colors.
Price of other CNG cars
Now if we talk about the prices of CNG cars sold in India, then we can also look at Tata Punch Adventure CNG, whose ex-showroom price is Rs 7.85 lakh. Whereas, the price of Maruti Baleno Delta CNG is Rs 8.35 lakh and the price of Tata Nexon Smart is Rs 8.10 lakh.
CNG specs and features
Tata Altroz XE CNG is a 5 seater CNG car. Key features of Altroz Whereas, Maruti Baleno CNG is a five seater car. It has features like multi-function steering wheel power, adjustable exterior rear view mirror, touchscreen automatic, climate control engine, start stop button, anti-lock, braking system alloy, wheel fog, lights – front power, window rear power and window front.