Hyundai India has added CNG variants to its Grand i10 hatchback and the Xcent which is a compact sedan. The customer has to pay Rs 65,000 extra for these kits in addition to the on-road price of the petrol trim that you choose to spec. The CNG-equipped carsget a Dual ECU Dynamic Sequential Technology (DEDST) CNG kit with separate injectors. These injectors, according to the company send optimum gas flow to the engine helping maintain adequate power andoffering decentperformance at all the time. The DEDST CNG kit fitted models will be covered under company's two year unlimited kilometres warranty.
Expect a minimaldrop in the performance of the 1.2-litre Kappa 2 petrol engine when equipped with thisCNG kit. Currently, in the Grand i10 and Xcent, the engine makes83PS of power and 114Nm of torque and is mated to a 5-speed manual. Note that the automatic trims don't get the option of CNG. The Hyundai Grand i10 already hada LPG variant in its portfolio but due to lack of demand, it has now been discontinued.
Hyundai is also providing discount schemes on the Grand i10 and Xcent range this Diwali. It starts with Rs 40,000 and goes up to Rs 51,000 for both the cars.