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i have a ford ikon 1.6 ,2000 make ,it gives just 10 km is lpg or cng is the right choice ,bangalore dosent have cng i belive
By Ram 07 July 2009
Expert`s comment:

Dear Ram,

The Ikon 1.6 has a powerful engine and a mileage of 10 with A/C is decent enough specially on packed Bangalore roads. Though it could give upto 12kms/ litre.

Changing to LPG/ CNG doesnt increase mileages to any great extent. Its just that the cost of LPG / CNG is much lower than that of Motor Spirit/ Petrol. That makes it affordable and a more cleaner fuel choice.

Go for it if you are driving longer distances everyday.Be careful to fit the system that is authorised by the RTO and not a non authoried one.



Answer by Anand Kute 07 July 2009

hi ram.
i would like to caution you here , like anand said, go for the authorised fitment , but.... the success rate of converting a 1.6 to lpg / cng is very low .however , the results are pretty good for the 1.3 version of ford. any ways check it out your self by speaking to people who have converted a 1.6 , if satisfied , go for it.

Answer by Munaf Patel 07 July 2009
Expert`s comment:

10 KMPL with Ikon of 2000 is quite reasonable.fittment of LPG for Ikon has not been of much success.Hence not recommended to go for the same.

Answer by Shiva Shankar 07 July 2009
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