Maruti launches Fronx CNG at Rs 8.42 lakh

Maruti Suzuki Fronx gets a CNG with 1.2-litre petrol engine and comes in two trims – Sigma and Delta.

By By Satvik Khare, Autocar India calendar 12 Jul 2023 Views icon5006 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp

Maruti Suzuki has launched the CNG version of the Fronx coupe crossover at Rs 8.42 lakh for the entry-level Sigma trim, going up to Rs 9.28 lakh for the mid-spec Delta trim. The CNG trims are only available on the 1.2-litre petrol engine on the Fronx, and come at a premium of Rs 95,000 over its corresponding petrol trims. 

Here is a price table comparing the Fronx CNG with the equivalent petrol-powered versions:



CNG price

Petrol price



Rs 8.42 lakh

Rs 7.47 lakh

Rs 95,000


Rs 9.28 lakh

Rs 8.33 lakh

Rs 95,000

Maruti Suzuki Fronx CNG powertrain

As mentioned, the Fronx CNG is powered by a 1.2-litre petrol engine that does duty on a majority of Maruti’s CNG models. As with all CNG models, the Fronx CNG also only comes with the 5-speed manual gearbox. It produces 90hp and 113Nm of torque in petrol-only mode, however, the output dips to 77.5hp and 98.5Nm of torque. Maruti Suzuki claims that the Fronx CNG offers a fuel efficiency of 28.51km/kg. 

Maruti Suzuki Fronx CNG design, variants and features

Cosmetically, there is no difference between the CNG and petrol-powered versions of the Fronx. However, the boot space has been compromised to accommodate the CNG tank. 

Inside, the Fronx gets a black and brown interior and comes with features like a 7.0-inch touchscreen with a SmartPlay Pro system and wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. The Fronx CNG also gets steering-mounted controls, automatic climate control, dual airbags and reverse parking sensors. 

Maruti Suzuki Fronx CNG rivals

The only other compact SUV to get a factory-fitted CNG kit is the Maruti Suzuki Brezza CNG. Apart from this, the Fronx rivals Tata NexonKia SonetHyundai VenueRenault KigerNissan Magnite and Mahindra XUV300

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