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Hyundai and its partner company Kia are planning to launch a range of CNG-powered vehicles in the Indian market. A testing model Hyundai Alcazar has been spotted testing with the CNG kit.
With the continuous increase in the prices of petrol and diesel in India, call drivers are turning to CNG powered cars in a few years because of the cheaper cost. Hence, it is our endeavor to expand our CNG range in the market. Hyundai (Hyundai) Seems like a smart option for . The carmaker already offers CNG powertrain option on three models – Santro, Grand i10 Nios and Aura. Hyundai and its partner company Kia are planning to launch a range of CNG-powered vehicles in the Indian market. Recently, Kia Sonet (Kia Sonet) And the Carens was spotted during a road trial with a CNG kit. Now a Testing Model Hyundai Alcazar (Hyundai Alcazar) It has been spotted with emission-testing equipment, which is being tested with a CNG kit.
The Hyundai Alcazar is available in the Indian market with two engine options – a 2.0-litre NA petrol unit and a 1.5-litre turbo-diesel unit. Both the power plants are available with an option between a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed torque-converter automatic transmission. The CNG kit will be mated to the petrol engine (with manual gearbox) on select trim levels.
Kia may introduce CNG car
There is currently no CNG model in Kia’s lineup. Interestingly, the upcoming CNG powertrain could be based on the turbocharged petrol engine and not the naturally aspirated one, as speculated from the spy image. Apart from this, the Hyundai Venue is also expected to get a CNG powertrain option, which will be the same that will power the upcoming Kia Sonet CNG 1.0L turbocharged bi-fuel engine. It can be paired with a 6-speed manual transmission. But till now no official update has come out on this.
The Hyundai Alcazar is a three-row version of the Creta, which is available in six- and seven-seat configurations, along with a host of features and equipment. Its price starts from Rs 16.34 lakhs and goes up to Rs 20.15 lakhs (ex-showroom, New Delhi). It competes with Tata Safari, MG Hector Plus and Mahindra XUV700.