The twin-cylinder iCNG tech debuted on the Altroz earlier this year
- Punch iCNG available in five trims
- Powered by 1.2L engine
- Tiago, Tigor iCNG also get twin cylinders
Tata Motors has launched the Punch iCNG at a price of Rs. 7.09 Lakhs (Ex-showroom). Along with it, Tata has also updated the Tiago and Tigor iCNG variants with it’s twin cylinder technology resulting in a better boot space as well. The Punch iCNG is based on Tata’s latest ALFA architecture while the Tiago and Tigor get based on the older X0 platform.
Tata Punch iCNG: New changes
Under the hood, the Punch iCNG gets powered by the same 1.2L Revotron engine as found in the regular variants. While running on petrol, this engine produces 84HP and 113NM of torque. However, while running on CNG the power output drops to 72HP and 103NM. Tata will be offering this fuel option only with the 5 speed MT.
The CNG system gets many extra functions such as direct CNG start, single ECU and twin cylinder technology which makes use of two cylinders instead of one to free up boot space. Tata claims a boot space of 210L.
Talking of feature updates, the Punch now gets a voice-assisted electric sunroof, front seat armrest, USB C-Type chargers and a shark-fin antenna as new additions. It continues to be offered with features such as LED pr0jector headlamps, 16 inch diamond cut alloys, rain sensing wipers, height adjustable seat, 7 inch touchscreen infotainment etc.
Tata Punch iCNG Price
Tata has launched the iCNG version of the Punch in 5 trims, however it is not being offered in the top Creative variant. The detailed price list is attached below. It will rival the Hyundai Exter CNG.
|Adventure Rhythm||Rs. 8,19,900|
|Accomplished Dazzle S||Rs. 9,67,900|
(All prices Ex-showroom)
Tata Tiago & Tigor iCNG Updated
Along with the launch of Punch iCNG, Tata has updated the Tiago and Tigor iCNG with twin- cylinder technology. While no other major changes have been made, the boot space gets increased from the 80L and 205L figures on the current versions. This update also brings with it a price hike of Rs. 5,000(Ex-showroom) for both the models with the Tiago iCNG price ranging from Rs. 6.54-8.09 Lakhs (Ex-showroom). The Tigor iCNG on the other hand can be had for a price range of Rs. 7.79-8.94 Lakhs (Ex-showroom).
Under the hood, they remain unchanged and receive the same 1.2L petrol engine like the Punch. The Tiago iCNG rivals other hatchbacks such as the Maruti Swift CNG and Hyundai Grand i10 Nios CNG while the Tigor iCNG has its rivals in the form of the Maruti Dzire CNG and Hyundai Aura CNG among others.
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