Hyundai Venue 1.2 running on an aftermarket CNG kit reviewed [Video]

Hyundai Venue is one of the popular compact SUV in it’s segment. It competes with cars like Maruti Suzuki Brezza, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300 and Ford EcoSport in the segment. The Venue is one of the most feature loaded compact SUV in the segment. It is available in both petrol and diesel engine options. People have already started modifying Venue mini-SUVs and one of the common modification is installing an aftermarket CNG kit to it for better efficiency. Here we have a video of a Venue running on an aftermarket CNG kit.

The video has been uploaded by Rituraj Jain on his youtube channel. The car in the video is a 1.2 litre petrol Venue S trim that is fitted with a CNG kit from Lovato. Hyundai does not provide factory fitted CNG kit for Venue SUV. Owner of this car had got the CNG kit installed from a shop as an aftermarket equipment.

The Owner of this car had got the CNG kit installed in September last year and this video was basically meant for sharing his experience with the Venue after installing the kit. The main reason behind the installation of CNG kit was the fuel efficiency. CNG is way more cheaper than petrol and returns higher numbers in terms of fuel economy.

Hyundai Venue 1.2 running on an aftermarket CNG kit reviewed [Video]

The video then shows the whole setup under the hood. It shows the injector, ECU and all the other components along with the 14 litre cylinder that is placed at the boot. The boot is installed in such a way that it does not come in the way of the spare wheel and leaves room for luggage at the back too. On the inside, everything remains the same except it now has an indicator that shows how much CNG is left in the cylinders.

The video also also shows the performance and says it does not feel any different from a normal petrol car. He also adds that the lag in response is only felt when you are stuck in a bumper to bumper traffic situation. petrol Venue is powered by a 1.2 litre engine producing 82 bhp and 114 nm of torque.

The 1.4 litre diesel engine produces 89 bhp and 220 Nm of torque. Venue also gets a 1.0 litre turbocharged petrol engine that produces 118 bhp and 172 Nm of peak torque. The turbocharged petrol engined variants of the SUV get a 7 speed twin clutch automatic gearbox option, making it an excellent option for city traffic.