Tata Motors launches CNG variants of Indica, Indigo eCS

Posted on: Nov 23, 2013 - 9:15am IST

Tata Motors have launched the CNG variants of the Indica and Indigo eCS yesterday. These cars were showcased in June this year at the Horizonext event, and are branded ’emax’.

The cars will go on sale in Delhi, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Tripura.

Tata Indigo eCS emax

Power comes from the 1.2-liter engine outputting 65 hp and 100 Nm of torque (in petrol mode) and 56 hp and 90 Nm of torque (in CNG mode). Tata claims a fuel efficiency of 24.6 km/kg on CNG, with a range of 230 km on CNG and 650 km on petrol. Two variants are available – GLS (INR 4.99 lakhs) and GLX (INR 5.27 lakhs). The prices mentioned are ex-Showroom, New Delhi.

Tata Indica emax

The Indica CNG features the same engine with the same outputs as the Indigo eCS emax. Due to its heavier weight, the Indica CNG has its efficiency claimed at 23.7 km/kg with a range of 230 km on CNG and 600 km on petrol. Ex-Showroom Delhi prices for the Indica CNG are INR 3.99 lakhs for the GLS and INR 4.26 lakhs for the GLX.

Mr. Ankush Arora- Sr. Vice President, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit (Commercial), Tata Motors Ltd., said –

CNG is gaining momentum in the Indian automobile market and we are happy to announce expansion of our CNG portfolio. The introduction of the new variants comes as an essential step that underlines our commitment to be a sustainable automotive player.

Tata Indica CNG & Indigo eCS CNG – Press Release

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One thought on “Tata Motors launches CNG variants of Indica, Indigo eCS

  1. MotoHead says:

    From the images above, is it really advisable to have the CNG and Fuel inlet nearby?? Did the Tata engineers overlook on something when they did this? It sure looks like another fire hazard in the making. What are your thoughts people??


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