Best CNG Kit Brands in 2023 with Prices and Features of Imported Tomasetto Achille, Lovato CNG Kit, BRC, Landirenzo, Longas from Italy and Argentina
CNG as an alternative fuel source is highly popular,
Important: All BS2, BS3, BS4, BS6 Cars can now be retro fit with CNG Kit.
There are 3 Types CNG Kits available for Sale in India -
If your Car Make is 2009 and Onwards - in most likely scenario - Sequential CNG Kits are considered superior and are Compatible. Pre 2009 Cars - basis Car Model & Engine Type has both Conventional and Sequential Kits recommended
Sequential CNG Kits are by far superior :-
» Better Pickup in Sequential Kits as CNG injector are separate and Petrol Injectors are Separate
» Almost No Performance Tuning is Required with Sequential Kits as ECM Controls Supply and Injectors do not Conflict with Petrol Injectors
» Delivers Better Fuel Mileage with Easy Maintenance as Scanning Done through Computer for Future Troubleshoot & Performance Optimization
» A Right Sequential CNG Kit does not lead much to the Wear & Tear of Engine
Note: CNG Fitment leads to Performance Loss. Even if its Top Notched CNG Kit with Perfect Installation - expect Power Loss of atleast 15% - even same is what been mentioned in Factory Fitted CNG Kits offered by Maruti Suzuki Cars.
Best Recommended ones are however Renowned Imported Brands and Italian Brands leads the chart even in 2023 in terms of Reliability, Tuneup and Performance aspect.
For Peace of Mind Ownership - always choose in Branded Italian Sequential CNG Kit
Best Sequential CNG Kit Brands: Tomasetto Achille, Lovato CNG Kit, BRC Kit, Landirenzo Kit, Longas CNG Kit, Greco CNG Kit All brands are reputed one
Sequential Kits: Though its best to go for Fitment of Original OBD-2 Compliant CNG Kit which costs around Rs 1 Lakh if buying from Plant, but in market Sequential CNG Kit costs in Range of Rs. 40,000 to 42,000 including Installation (for BS4) and Rs 50,000 (for BS6). Modern Age Engines are well compatible with Sequential CNG Kit
Conventional Kits (Closed Loop):- Conventional Kits are generally Economical and Closed Loop Kit costs in range of Rs. 25,000 to 27,000 including Installation. But feels outdated in present times.
Open Loop Kits:- Not Recommended for Fitment as pretty Outdated Technology
Additional Charges: Rest - Rs. 2000 - 3000- Registration Charges including RC Endorsement including Agent Commission for CNG Endorsement in RC. Add on Insurance Endorsement Premium of Rs 1200 - 1500.
Know :- CNG Endorsement Process
CNG Car Owners - now are required to get Compliance Certificate - every 3 yrs that there Kit are Complied with all norms without any leakage.
There's no specific additional maintenance for CNG Fitted except below work like
Both Spark Plus & Air Filter Optimize Performance in CNG Kit.
For More Details on Service & Maintenance, refer article :- CNG Car Maintenance
CNG Cylinder Size is generally 10 Kg to 12 Kg and can expect a running of upto maximum 80% to 85% of capacity. thus maximum running once can expect in CNG is around 200 to 225 Kms (with full cylinder) - before going for refilling Gas
Installation of CNG Kit during warranty leads to New Car Warranty getting Void
Go only to Government Authorized CNG Stations and get Sequential Italian CNG Kit Installed. The Sequential Injection kits needs expertise fitment and go only with Authorized
There are Duplicates available at un-authorized Center. Do not fall in Trap of Sub Standard Duplicate Quality - causing more harm to your car
Also, ensure to get the endorsement done in Insurance and RC post Installation of CNG Kit Fitment. Do note that - Fitment of CNG Kit can lead to warranty been void from Manufacturer.
Shared by a Owner
1. Go with a Government Authorized Professional and Experienced Installer. Also go with a Reputed CNG brand for Peace of Mind Ownership. Spending Couple of thousands more with an Experienced CNG Fitment Center is well spend on car worth Lakhs
2. Make sure tank is correctly installed and the hole made for gas pipe is professionally done
3. Do not let them tear your carpet and spare wheel cover. Ensure professional Installation in front of you
4. Don't let installer mess with throttle body. They are known to spoil the throttle body sensor. Ensure that Fitter is not a novice
5. Tank needs to be certified every 3 years, check for Service every 6 months
You can go for Lovato Exr kit which have filter system as well. Just go for a good cng installer and you will not face any issue till 1lac Kms.
My Car is Tata Zest Petrol (Turbocharged)
I want to fit CNG Kit.
Request you to provide best CNG KIT Brand name to fitment and it is successful for Tata Zest.
Lovato OBD type 2 and a very good installer. Installer needs to be very good else you will face issues.
I have swift dezire vxi 2013 model running 78000 km so kindly suggest me which type of cng kit will be useful & better result & safety
I want to fit CNG kit in Nissan Sunny 2014 Xtronic XL automatic. Which is best and recommended CNG kit for this in mumbai
If your car model after 2010 then its better to go for sequential kit.
All kind of brands suits for Honda city. You just need a good installer.
My suggestion Lovato/BRC because you can get a filter system with the kit.
I wanted to conver my polo 1.2L 2012 model to cng. Should I go for it? If yes which brand is good for polo and if possible suggest me a good technician who can fit properly.
You can go for the CNG and it will cost you between 43000 to 55000 depending on the brand and installer.
Yes. It will reduce running cost drastically, if you are using car ate least for 12 to 15 tousand KM per year.