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Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Mild Hybrid Or CNG? Mileage & Running Cost Comparison

If you’re wondering whether you should buy the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara mild hybrid or CNG then this article will help you come to a conclusion. Here, we’ll take the latest ex-showroom prices of the Grand Vitara and look at the price difference. Based on the current mild hybrid 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 Grand Vitara 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 Grand Vitara

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Mild Hybrid Vs CNG - Price Comparison

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

MARUTI SUZUKI GRAND VITARA MILD HYBRID VS CNG PRICES

EX-SHOWROOM DELHI (MARCH 2023)

Variants

Mild Hybrid Prices

Difference

CNG Prices

Delta Manual

Rs. 11,90,000

Rs. 95,000

Rs. 12,85,000

Zeta Manual

Rs. 13,89,000

Rs. 95,000

Rs. 14,84,000

For the Grand Vitara CNG manual, you’re paying Rs. 95,000 more than the Grand Vitara mild hybrid.

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Mild Hybrid Vs CNG - Running Cost Calculation - March 2023

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 GRAND VITARA

COST PER KM (MARCH 2023)

 

Mild Hybrid

Difference

CNG

Fuel Price Delhi

Rs. 96.72

Rs. 17.16

Rs. 79.56

Manual Mileage

21.11kmpl

5.49km

26.6kmpl

Manual Cost Per KM

Rs. 4.58

Rs. 1.59

Rs. 2.99

At the current fuel prices, the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara mild hybrid manual will cost you Rs. 1.59 more than the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara CNG manual for every kilometre you drive.

Kilometres To Breakeven With Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara CNG

MARUTI SUZUKI GRAND VITARA

MILD HYBRID VS CNG

KM TO RECOVER (MARCH 2023)

Variants

KM to Recover

Delta Manual

59,721km

Zeta Manual

59,721km

You’ll have to cover 59,721 km with the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara CNG manual to recover the extra price you pay upfront over the Grand Vitara mild hybrid.

Should You Buy Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Mild Hybrid Or CNG?

With a km-to-breakeven figure of around 60,000km, the Grand Vitara CNG is an ideal choice for the cost-conscious buyer considering Maruti Suzuki’s C-segment SUV. Considering the current fuel prices, the Rs. 95,000 upfront cost seems like a reasonable price to pay for the Grand Vitara CNG. So, this is a suitable option for buyers who intend to drive the SUV a lot and are willing to compromise a bit on the performance and are ready to give up some boot space.

You can use our Fuel Cost Calculator to see how 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.

2 Comments

  1. R Ritesh says:
    February 21 2024 22:22:21

    A mild hybrid has a battery setup which needs to be replaced at some point in time, which also needs to be counted while comparing.

  2. R Ritesh says:
    February 21 2024 22:22:28

    A mild hybrid has a battery setup which needs to be replaced at some point in time, which also needs to be counted while comparing.

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