Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Petrol Or CNG? Mileage & Running Cost Comparison

If you’re wondering whether you should buy the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga petrol or CNG then this article will help you come to a conclusion. Here, we’ll take the latest ex-showroom prices of the Ertiga and look at the price difference. Based on the current petrol and CNG prices, we’ll calculate the kilometres you need to drive the car to recover the higher upfront cost. This should help you decide which engine option of the Ertiga will work best for you and save you money in the long run. Let’s start with the difference in their ex-showroom prices.

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Petrol Vs CNG - Price Comparison

Let’s look at the latest ex-showroom prices of the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga petrol and CNG to see what extra cost you’re paying for the Ertiga CNG over the Ertiga petrol.

MARUTI SUZUKI ERTIGA PETROL VS CNG PRICES

EX-SHOWROOM DELHI (MAY 2022)

Variants

Petrol Prices

Difference

CNG Prices

VXI Manual

Rs. 9,49,000

Rs. 95,000

Rs. 10,44,000

ZXI Manual

Rs. 10,59,000

Rs. 95,000

Rs. 11,54,000

For the Ertiga CNG manual, you’re paying Rs. 95,000 more than the Ertiga petrol.

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Petrol Vs CNG - Running Cost Calculation - May 2022

Now, let’s compare the per kilometre fuel cost you’ll incur with both the engine options. For this, we’ll use the latest petrol and diesel prices in Delhi and the official mileage figures as a baseline.

MARUTI SUZUKI ERTIGA

COST PER KM (MAY 2022)

 

Petrol

Difference

CNG

Fuel Price Delhi

Rs. 105.45

Rs. 33.84

Rs. 71.61

Manual Mileage

20.51kmpl

5.6kmpl

26.11kmpkg

Manual Cost Per KM

Rs. 5.14

Rs. 2.4

Rs. 2.74

At the current fuel prices, the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga petrol manual will cost you Rs. 2.4 more than the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga CNG manual for every kilometre you drive.

Kilometres To Breakeven With Maruti Suzuki Ertiga CNG

MARUTI SUZUKI ERTIGA PETROL VS CNG

KM TO RECOVER (MAY 2022)

Variants

KM to Recover

VXI Manual

39,604km

ZXI Manual

39,604km

You’ll have to cover 39,604km with the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga CNG manual to recover the extra price you pay upfront over the Ertiga petrol.

Should You Buy Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Petrol Or CNG?

Considering the current fuel prices, the Rs. 95,000 upfront cost seems like a reasonable price to pay for the Ertiga CNG. It’ll only take you about 40,000km to recover that higher upfront cost. So, this is a suitable option for buyers who intend to drive the car a lot and are willing to compromise a bit on the performance and are ready to give up whatever little boot space the Ertiga has.

You can use our Fuel Cost Calculator to see how much any petrol, diesel or CNG car will cost to run based on the latest fuel price in your city.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Prathu Sharma

Engineer by upbringing, artist by passion, motorhead because ,why not! Likes to know about everything related to technology, switches between american muscle and german innovation depending on the day. Wants to own 69' Mustang Mach 1 and to drive BMW M3 87'someday.

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