By driving a CNG powered vehicle in the state of Utah you are eligible for these great benefits:
Benefits of buying from CNG Utah:
The state of Utah will give you a state tax credit for 35% of the purchase price of your alternative fuel vehicle up to $2,500.
For example, if your vehicle cost $4,900, the tax credit will be $1,715. If it costs $6,500, the credit will be $2,275. If the the vehicle costs $7,143 or more, the tax credit will be the full $2,500.
The credit is a non-refundable credit against your state income-tax. You don't automatically receive a refund check for the $2,500, but it is taken off of your liability.
If you have already had the taxes held from your paycheck and you would normally come close to breaking even at the end of the year, you would now get a refund up to $2500 or however much your liability was. If you normally pay all of your state income tax at the end of the year, the credit would pay it for you.
If the credit exceeds your tax liability, the excess credit may be carried over for up to five years.
The tax credit is associated with the individual vehicle, and it can only be used once per vehicle in Utah. An individual can purchase multiple vehicles and receive multiple credits.
The majority of our vehicles come from out of state and have the credit available.
Fill out this form to apply for a tax credit:
Current Utah Clean Fuel Vehicle Tax Credit Form (.pdf)
Incremental Cost Documentation
for vehicle purchased before 2009:
1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Invoice (.pdf)
2000 Chevrolet Cavalier Window Sticker (.pdf)
2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Window Sticker (.pdf)
2002 Chevrolet Cavalier Window Sticker (. pdf)
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Invoice (.pdf)
2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 Optional Costs
2004 Chevrolet Express 2500 Optional Costs
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Optional Costs
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Optional Costs
2000 Ford Contour Window Sticker (.pdf)
2002 Ford Crown Victoria Optional Costs
2003 Ford F-150 Optional Costs
1998 Honda Civic Window Sticker (.pdf)
2000 Honda Civic Window Sticker (.pdf)
2003 Honda Civic Window Sticker (.pdf)
2004 Honda Civic Window Sticker (.pdf)
Please email us if you have incremental cost documentation that you would be willing to share.
CNG is easily purchased at many stations along the Wasatch Front. Most stations are located near I-15 and just require a normal credit card.
www.cngprices.com is the best resource for finding CNG stations.
There are six state owned stations in Utah. They are open to the public but only accept Visa credit cards.
Most southern California stations use credit cards, while most Northern California stations require a PG&E card. Apply Here
US Department of Energy Fuel Station Locator
(Just select Compressed Natural Gas as the fuel and then enter your zip code or address.)
The state of Utah will issue a Clean Fuel (C) Decal to qualifying vehicles. Bi-fuel vehicles which run on gasoline or CNG do not qualify. 2001 and newer Honda Civic GX's and all dedicated CNG vehicles 2004 and newer do qualify for the decal.
The C Decal allows you to drive in the HOV lane with only one person in the vehicle. It also allows you to park for free in downtown Salt Lake City.
More information can be found on the state website.
There are many kits available to convert nearly any vehicle to CNG. Various government agencies are still debating the legality of these conversions. For now, CNG Utah sells primarily OEM vehicles which came from the factory running on CNG. We do not currently perform conversions.
Email us for a list of conversion shops.
This is a question that we've asked ourselves and our customers have asked us. We are convinced that you are much less likely of being injured by an exploding CNG tank than you are of being burned by an exploding gasoline tank.
CNG is generally over 90% methane. Here are the facts about Methane and CNG:
CNG tanks have safety devices built into them to vent gas as pressure builds to prevent explosion.
CNG tanks are exponentially stronger than gasoline tanks.
2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Bi-Fuel Supplement (.pdf)
(The CNG system on 1998-2002 Cavaliers is virtually identical.)
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Bi-Fuel Supplement (.pdf)
(The CNG system on 2003-2004 Cavaliers is virtually identical.)
2004 GM Van Bi-Fuel Supplement (.pdf)
(Use with 2003-2004 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savanna.)
Ford Bi-Fuel Supplement (.pdf)
(This manual applies to most Ford Bi-Fuel cars and trucks.)
www.cngchat.com is a very helpful resource for CNG vehicle owners.
Picture taken at Flying J truck stop in Springville, Utah on August 14, 2008.