Top 5 Things To Know About 2023 Tata Punch CNG

Top 5 Things To Know About 2023 Tata Punch CNG

The Tata Punch iCNG and the Tata Altroz are the first CNG cars in the country to be offered with a twin-cylinder setup and boast a usable and practical boot

With demand for CNG cars rising steadily, many carmakers are currently working on expanding their CNG portfolios in the country. After launching the Tata Tiago CNG and the Tata Tigor CNG, Tata recently revealed the new Tata Punch CNG and the Tata Altroz CNG at the recently concluded Auto Expo 2023. While the brand is yet to officially launch the two CNG cars in India, it did reveal almost all the important specs and details for the buyers. If you are also planning to soon buy a new CNG car in India and if you are considering the Tata Punch CNG as your next purchase, here are the top 5 things you should check out about the new Tata Punch CNG.

Tata Punch CNG – Top 5 Things

Exterior Design And Dimensions

No changes have been made to the exterior styling of the new Tata Punch CNG and the micro-SUV continues to boast a bold and upright stance that gives it a strong SUV road presence. The high set hood along with top-mounted LED DRLs and bumper-mounted headlights might remind you of the Tata Harrier and in all, the Tata Punch does boast an impressive exterior design.  Likewise, the side profile is dominated by a tall stance, prominent body cladding, and a large window area. The rear however looks subtle and gets simple and small taillights that look like the ones we get with the Nexon. As far as dimensions are concerned, the Tata Punch measures 3821 mm in size, 1742 mm in width, 1615 mm in height and has a wheelbase of 2445 mm.

Tata Punch CNG
Length 3821 mm
Width 1742 mm
Height 1615 mm
Wheelbase 2445 mm
Ground Clearance NA

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Engine, Gearbox, And Performance

The Tata Punch iCNG is powered by a 1.2L Revotorn Bi-Fuel CNG engine that churns out a peak power output of 77 PS while the peak torque output stands at 97 Nm. this engine is only offered with a 5-speed manual gearbox. Needless to say, the overall performance offered by the new Tata Punch is impressive and a strong-low end makes it a great car for everyday commute. Other than this, the Tata Punch is only offered with 1.2L Revotron petrol engine that can be had either with a manual or an automatic gearbox.

Tata Punch CNG
Engine 1.2L Revotron Engine
Max. Power 77 Ps at 6000 rpm
Max. Torque 97 Nm
Transmission 5-Speed Manual
Emission Norm BS6

Also Read: Hyundai Creta CNG Snapped Testing; Launching At 2023 Auto Expo?


The new Tata Punch CNG is one of the most feature rich offerings in the market and is offered with many of the features that are missing from the package that the rivals have to offer. Mentioned below are few of the features that are offered with the new Tata Punch CNG-

  • Voice activated Electric Sunroof
  • Projector Headlamps
  • Signature LED DRLs
  • R16 Diamond Cut Alloys
  • 7” TFT Instrument Cluster
  • 7” Touchscreen Infotainment bg Harman™
  • Android Auto™ and Apple Carplag™ Connectivity
  • 6 Speaker Surround System
  • Automatic Climate Control
  • Steering Mounted Controls
  • Auto fold ORVM 6 Airbags
  • Micro Switch to keep car switched off at the time of refuelling
  • Use of Advance Materials in CNG kit to prevent leakage
  • Thermal Incident Protection
  • Leak Detection Feature
  • Fire Protection Device
  • First in segment Twin Cylinder iCNG tanks
  • First in the segment Single Advanced ECU
  • First in the segment Direct Start in CNG
  • Auto switch between fuels

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The new Tata Punch CNG takes on the rivals like the new Maruti Suzuki Swift CNG, Hyundai i10 Nios CNG and other CNG cars like the WagonR CNG and the Celerio CNG. Mentioned below is a detailed comparison of the new Tata Punch CNG with the rivals in the market-

Tata Punch CNG Maruti Suzuki Swift CNG Hyundai i10 Nios CNG
Length 3821 mm 3845 mm 3805 mm
Width 1742 mm 1735 mm 1680 mm
Height 1615 mm 1530 mm 1520 mm
Wheelbase 2445 mm 2450 mm 2450 mm
Ground Clearance NA 165 mm 165 mm
Tyre Size NA 185/65 R15 175/70 R14
Engine 1.2L Revotron Engine 1.2-L, four-cylinder K12 1.2-L, four-cylinder Kappa
Max. Power 77 Ps at 6000 rpm 77.4 PS at 6000 RPM 69 PS at 6000 RPM
Max. Torque 97 Nm 98.5 Nm at 4300 RPM 95.2 Nm at 4000 RPM
Transmission 5-Speed Manual 5-speed manual 5-speed manual
Emission Norm BS6 BS6 BS6

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Launch Date And Price

The new Tata Punch CNG will soon make its Indian debut and will be offered with a feature-rich and practical package for the buyers. Having said this, the brand is likely to price it Rs 90,000-Rs 1 lakh more expensive than the standard petrol variants.

Also Read: Hyundai Creta CNG Snapped Testing; Launching At 2023 Auto Expo?

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Nitin Kadian

Nitin Kadian

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An engineer by education and a motorhead by heart, he loves spending time behind the wheels. In the age of SUVs and crossovers, he still adores old-school low-slung sedans and drools over the Mustang '69.