In India, there are very fewer automobile manufacturers that don’t provide their customers with choice of diesel-run engines across their model range, apart from usual petrol offering. The major reason for the sales of diesel motorized cars is the soaring petrol prices every now and then. Although the diesel cars cost more in the country against petrol ones, here is a list of 10 diesel cars that offer true value to your hard-earned money and are one of the best offerings by the carmakers in their respective segments.
The car that sells most in India carries a 1248cc DDiS engine that churns out 75PS of maximum power and peak torque of 190Nm. The diesel line up of this stylish hatch starts with INR 5.53 Lakh. Besides being feature filled the car gets you class leading too.
The happening hatchback in the town has got an ideal pricing in the crowded hatchback segment with Rs 4.79 Lakh for base LXI version of diesel trim. Apart from amazing looks it has got a frugal 1.4L engine that produces 69PS of power and a strong torque of 160Nm.
Nissan Sunny has been creating waves in the country since its launch, especially diesel one, the 1461cc engine generates a proper 86PS of max power alongside meaty torque 200Nm. This Japanese engineered sedan comes to you at starting price of Rs 8.11 Lakh for entry level trim XL.
Maruti Swift Dzire
The king of mid size sedan segment, Maruti Swift Dzire has been ruling the roost in the packed diesel section. The 1248cc DDiS engine enabled version of Dzire is available at Rs 5.99 Lakh, for base LDI. The compact sedan yields 74bhp of pure power alongside 190Nm of topnotch torque. Be it features, mileage or pricing this Maruti sedan has it all.
The compact MPV; Maruti Ertiga that took nation by flutter at the time of launch and continues doing so religiously is at hand at Rs 7.29 Lakh for entry level LDI diesel model. The MPV with drivability of sedan comes turns out 90PS of topmost power together with 200Nm of sheer torque with its 1.3L DDiS power train.
Cutie-pie hatch Chevrolet Beat diesel’s entry level model can be yours at Rs 4.51 Lakh. Powered by mini 936cc (1.0L) TCDi engine; which is the smallest diesel engine so far, produces most power of 62.5PS and 126Nm of peak torque. This stylish hatchback also serves you with better fuel efficiency figures apart from trendy features inside.
The stalwart SUV Mahindra Scorpio with 2.5L m2DiCR engine generates imposing power of 75bhp that is teamed up with high-end torque of 200Nm resulting in bashing performance. The flagship model’s base version EX has got price label reading Rs 7.79 Lakh.
One of the best selling sedans in the country is fascinating Hyundai Verna, the feature loaded car with 1.4L CRDi motor gives out 90PS of absolute power in conjunction with solid torque of 220Nm. Its base variant EX is tagged at Rs 9.10 Lakh. Apart from distinctive styling in every aspect it is the safest sedan across its segment.
Toyota Motors pride in the mid segment, Toyota Etios sedan comes with frugal 1364cc D-4D diesel engine that is capable enough to generate 68PS of maximum power and 170Nm of peak torque. Etios sedan opens the doors at Rs 7.15 Lakh for base version.
The American styled sedan filled with lines and cues has got 1498cc diesel engine under its hood that gives off 90PS of highest power at 204Nm of peak torque. The spacious sedan with exciting elements inside comes at a starting price of Rs 7.34 Lakh for entry level variant.
Note: All prices mentioned are of Ex-showroom Delhi.
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