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Tata Nexon iCNG vs. Maruti Brezza CNG: Spotting the Differences

Tata Motors recently unveiled the Nexon iCNG at the Bharat Mobility Global Expo 2024. Upon its launch, it will join the Maruti Suzuki Brezza in the lineup, which currently stands as the only CNG offering in the segment. However, the two offerings are quite different from each other. Here are the details: –

ParametersMaruti Brezza CNGTata Nexon CNG
Engine1.5-litre K15C naturally aspirated petrol1.2-litre turbo-petrol
(first turbocharged model to offer a factory-fitted CNG kit)
CNG Kit factory-fitted single CNG cylinderTwo small CNG cylinders instead of one large cylinder.
This enables some usable boot space of roughly 230 litres.
Power Output88PS and 121.5Nm in CNG mode
(15PS/15.5Nm less than its petrol-only version)
(petrol-only model makes 120PS/180Nm)
Transmission5-speed manual5-speed manual and segment’s first 5-speed AMT (Expected)
TechnologyDual Inter-Dependent Electronic Control Unit (ECU)– Single advanced ECU
– Direct start in CNG mode
– Auto switch between fuels
– Leak detection failure
Fuel Efficiency25.51 km/kgYet-to-be-revealed
Maruti Brezza CNG vs Tata Nexon iCNG: Specifications Compared

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The Tata Nexon CNG sets new benchmarks in the segment as the first-ever turbocharged-petrol-powered CNG, boating cutting-edge technologies like twin-cylinder CNG capable of storing 60L of gas while providing roughly 230 litres of usable boot space. Additionally, safety is prioritised with features like leakage-proof materials, thermal incident protection, single advanced ECU, direct start in CNG and leak detection failure.

Tata Nexon iCNG launch date

Also Read: Tata Tiago CNG, Tigor CNG Launched With AMT

Features Comparison

Offered in three variants – LXi, VXi and ZXi, the Maruti Suzuki Brezza CNG comes loaded with dual LED projector headlamps, alloy wheels, a 7-inch SmartPlay Pro touchscreen infotainment with wireless Apple Carplay and Android Auto, Arkamys-tuned sound system, steering mounted controls, OTA updates support, electric sunroof, cruise control, height-adjustable driver’s seat, 60:40 split rear seat, smart key with push-button start, power-adjustable & foldable ORVMs, auto AC, rear AC vents, rear defogger, rear wiper & washer, dual-front airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors with camera.

Tata Nexon vs Maruti Brezza CNG

In the case of the Tata Nexon, the probability of offering the CNG option will probably be limited to specific variants of the SUV, including the higher-spec Fearless trim. It comes equipped with features like automatic LED headlamps with sequential DRLs, digital driver’s display, floating touchscreen infotainment with wireless Apple Carplay and Android Auto, connected car technology, a premium JBL sound system, auto climate control, ventilated front seats, height-adjustable front seats, cruise control, six airbags, 360-degree camera, hill assist, among others.


Maruti Brezza CNGRs 9.29 – 12.26 lakh
Tata Nexon CNGRs 9 – 13.90 lakh (expected)
Maruti Brezza CNG vs Tata Nexon iCNG: Price Comparison