Buy CNG car or home electric vehicle, which vehicle will be worth the money for you, know all the questions and answers. Petrol Vs CNG Cars know Pros and Cons according to your Budget

A vehicle running on CNG has a 5 to 10% reduction in performance as compared to running on petrol. You can also drive your car in petrol mode if the CNG tank is empty

New Delhi

Updated: January 09, 2022 09:25:35 pm

Rising fuel price in India is bothering everyone, if you are also worried about the rising fuel prices or low mileage of your car. Then this article is for you. It is well known to all, that with the hike in fuel prices by Rs 100 for both petrol and diesel, filling the tank with fuel is now an empty pocket for the common man.

Petrol Vs CNG

However, at present there are other options like CNG or electric cars which have brought the situation under control, and are acting as a relief to the car owners. Let us tell you the advantages and disadvantages of CNG vs Electric cars. With which you can easily take your decision, which car you should choose.

Advantages of CNG Cars

CNG is an alternative fuel option, which is present in the market for many years. CNG kits are currently also being offered as a factory-fitment on some cars. The truth is, the cylinder takes up most of the boot space but gets more mileage in return. Where you can buy good CNG fitment from an authorized aftermarket dealer, for which you will have to pay around Rs 60,000.

CNG gives you the freedom to drive a car even on petrol. If the CNG tank is empty, you can also drive your car in petrol mode and refill the CNG tank at the nearest pump. Also CNG burns more cleanly than petrol or diesel, meaning tailpipe emissions are much lower. So, basically, CNG cars are very less polluting, due to which they are more environment friendly.

Disadvantages of CNG Cars

CNG is still an emerging alternative fuel type, and is mostly found in metro cities like Delhi and Mumbai, and this is the only reason why most carmakers are deeply about launching CNG-equipped versions of their mass-market cars. consider. Also if you own a CNG vehicle then this must have been a huge pain point for you.

Because a CNG-powered sedan has more boot space than a hatchback, but still, this is a major concern. In a small hatchback, the boot space is completely filled by a CNG tank and again, you may have to go for an aftermarket roof carrier for accessories.

Advantages of Electric Cars

At present, buying electric cars is now easier than ever as the government has started giving several tax benefits on the purchase of electric vehicles. In addition, many states have subsidies that reduce the purchase price. If you compare the total cost with that of petrol or CNG, electric vehicles become a much cheaper option.

The all-electric vehicles are offered with a single-gear automatic transmission, which makes it convenient to use on national highways and traffic-prone roads. In addition, electric vehicles have zero tailpipe emissions, which makes them greener than CNG-powered vehicles.

Disadvantages of Electric Cars

There is absolutely no denying that people back their decision to have an electric car. Although ARAI currently claims a higher range figure, the driving range of an EV depends on various conditions which are often beyond one’s control. India is a developing country, and the availability of charging stations is still quite low.

Also the price is the key factor, the country’s cheapest electric SUV, the Tata Nexon starts at Rs.14 lakhs while its petrol model starts at just Rs.7.20 lakhs, ex-showroom, Delhi. Looking at the price here, it can be estimated that which vehicle the customer will choose.


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