The wildly rising prices of petrol and diesel have put a hole in the pocket of the common consumer. In such a situation, the most economical option to ruff the pocket is either CNG vehicles or electric cars. At present, the cost of electric cars is very high, which seems out of reach for the common consumer. Since the central government and state governments are subsidizing electric cars at this time, their sales are also seeing a boom. The government even says that in the coming two years, the cost of electric cars will be at par with cars running on petrol or diesel. In such a situation, it is certain that the share of electric vehicles will increase significantly in the coming times. Another option is of CNG vehicle. In view of the availability of CNG across the country, its trend has increased at present. The cost of running CNG and electric cars is also very less as compared to petrol and diesel cars. Here we are telling you how much difference there is in the cost of running CNG and electric cars.
CNG and Electric car – what is the difference in price
Common Indian customers first find out about its value before buying a car. The common middle class customer gives maximum importance to buying a car with good mileage when it is within the budget. At the same time, when it comes to choosing between CNG and electric car, at present, CNG car becomes the first choice in terms of price. Because at present CNG cars are cheaper than electric cars.
Electric Car Price
There is currently only a limited range of electric cars in the Indian car market. Talking about the price, most of the electric cars in the country are currently available in the premium or 10 lakh range. Tata Nexon EV is the best selling electric car in the country. Its starting ex-showroom price is Rs 14.24 lakh. Talking about its petrol version, its price starts from Rs 7.29 lakh. At the same time, the price of the cheapest electric car Tata Tigor EV starts at Rs 11.99 lakh, which goes up to Rs 13.14 lakh. While the price of its petrol model ranges from Rs 5.67 lakh to Rs 7.84 lakh. That is, currently buying an electric car is a bit expensive deal compared to a petrol car.
Factory Fitted CNG Kit Cars
Considering the growing trend of CNG, major automakers like Maruti and Hyundai are offering most of their models with the company fitted CNG kit. Maruti’s Alto and Wagnor have the highest sales among CNG kit fitted low budget cars. Hyundai’s Santro, Grand i10 also sell well. At a slightly higher price, Hyundai’s factory fitted CNG kit sedan car Aura is also very much liked by the customers.
is cng kit safe
People have a big question whether CNG kit is safe. So the answer is that CNG kits are extremely safe. The burning temperature of CNG is much higher than the burning temperature of petrol. That is, if petrol leakage occurs compared to CNG, then it can prove to be more dangerous than CNG.