Tata Motors has launched the Punch CNG in India today, starting at Rs 7.10 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The Punch CNG is the first CNG SUV from the homegrown automaker and it comes with a twin-cylinder technology that offers better performance, efficiency and safety. The Punch CNG is available in five variants, namely Pure, Adventure, Adventure Rhythm, Accomplished, and Accomplished Dazzle. In this article, we will compare the base variant Punch Pure CNG Vs top variant Accomplished CNG to help you decide which one to buy.
Punch Pure CNG vs Accomplished CNG Price
The Tata Punch Pure CNG is the most affordable variant of the Punch CNG and it is priced at Rs 7.10 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The Tata Punch Accomplished CNG is the most expensive variant of the Punch CNG and it is priced at Rs 8.85 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The price difference between the two variants is Rs 1.75 lakh.
Both the variants of the Tata Punch CNG are powered by the same 1.2-litre three-cylinder Revotron engine that can run on both petrol and CNG modes. In petrol mode, the engine produces 84 bhp of power and 113 Nm of torque. In CNG mode, the power output drops to 72 bhp and the torque output drops to 103 Nm. The engine is mated to a five-speed manual transmission only.
The Tata Punch CNG claims to offer a mileage of 28 km/kg in CNG mode and 18 km/l in petrol mode. The CNG tank capacity is 60 litres (30 litres x 2 cylinders) and the petrol tank capacity is 44 litres. This gives the Punch CNG a total driving range of over 900 km.
Punch Pure CNG vs Accomplished CNG Features
The Tata Punch Pure CNG is the base variant and it comes with basic features such as dual airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, manual AC, power windows, and a 3.5-inch digital instrument cluster. It also gets a micro-switch to keep the car switched off at the time of refueling and an intelligent tyre pressure monitoring system (iTPMS).
The Tata Punch Accomplished CNG is the top variant and it gets all the features of the Pure CNG plus some additional features such as:
- Automatic projector headlamps
- Rain sensing wipers
- A shark fin antenna
- 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels
- A voice-enabled electric sunroof
- A 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
- A 7-inch digital instrument cluster
- Steering mounted controls
- USB C type charger
- Front seat armrest
- One-touch up driver window
- Reverse parking camera with dynamic guidelines
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The Tata Punch Pure CNG is a value-for-money variant that offers a decent level of features and safety at an affordable price. It is suitable for buyers who are looking for a budget-friendly CNG SUV that does not compromise on space, comfort and performance.
The Tata Punch Accomplished CNG is a feature-rich variant that offers a premium level of features and safety at a reasonable price. It is suitable for buyers who are looking for a fully-loaded CNG SUV that offers a sunroof, touchscreen, alloy wheels and other bells and whistles.
If you are on a tight budget and do not care much about the extra features, then you can go for the Tata Punch Pure CNG. If you are willing to spend a little more and want to enjoy the best of both worlds, then you can go for the Tata Punch Accomplished CNG.