Now-a-days people are more interested in buying diesel cars than petrol cars. For the fuel and mileage caution people this topic is truly worthy as we have come up with fuel efficient cars in India and we better know buying a car needs lot of planning. So, here is a list of best diesel cars available in India under Rs. 10 lakhs.
Top 10 Diesel Cars in India 2012
10. Mahindra Xylo
Xylo was launched on 13 January 2009. It is manufactured and designed by Mahindra and Mahindra Limited. 112bhp power which can go upto 170 km/h is generated by 2.2 L and 2.5 L Diesel Turbo engines that the car has.
D2, E2, E4, E6, E8, and E9 are the 6 variants available. Some of the features that is support are Intelligent Park reverse assist system, DVD player 9″ LCD, Digital Drive Assist System, Illuminated spoiler, Foldable flight tray etc. Priced at 7, 50,000.
9. Maruti Suzuki Swift
India’s most popular car is Maruti Suzuki Swift. 87 bhp power is generated by 1.3L Diesel engine. This engine is manufactured by Fiat.
This car was relaunched in the end of 2011 after some modifications. After the modifications the sales of the car picked up. Around 18000 units of this car are sold every month. This car is priced at 5,60,000.
8. Volkswagen Polo
Polo was first launched in 1975. Manufactured by Volkswagen it is a supermini car with stylish exterior, interior looks and great engine. It sports 1.2L diesel engine with 5 speed Manual Transmission.
Polo produces a power of 75 PS at 4200 rmp and 180 Nm torque at 2000 rmp. Its variants are hatchback, estate, coupe, saloon which are sold in Europe and other markets worldwide. Priced at Rs. 6,00,000.
7. Nissan Sunny
Sunny is the car from Nissan. It has impressive style and looks. Based on Micra hatchback, it is best in interiors and class space.
It is priced at Rs. 8,20,000 with 146L cc diesel engine that sports 84.4 bhp at 3750 rmp. It has good sales since its launch.
6. Toyota Etios
Etios & Etios Liva was first displayed by Toyota in Auto Expo in 2011 in Delhi. These models were launched in the same year.
It has a classy engine with decent style and looks. Etios has a 1.4L diesel engine giving 68 bhp of power. The auto makers says it will give a mileage of 20 km/l – 23km/l. It is priced at Rs. 7,10,000.
5. Hyundai i20
i20 a subcompact car designed by Hyundai. It was relaunched by Hyundai in mid 2012. It’s new changed looks are fresh and sporty with great interiors for more space.
The next gen i-Gen i20 has exclusive features. Its gives the average of 18km/l – 22km/l with a 1400cc diesel engine. Priced at Rs. 6,00,000.
4. Maruti Ertiga
LUV (Life Utility Vehicle) is the segment which Ertiga the Maruti Suzuki’s latest car. Ertiga is based on the same platform on which Swift is based.
This car has fiat’s 1.3 liter multijet engine. It is a 7 seater car having 3 rows suitable for a big family. Available at Rs. 7,30,000.
3. Volkswagen Vento
Volkswagen Vento a product of German car makers. Germen car manufactures are known for their quality and technology has again proved their worth with the launch of Volkswagen Vento.
It has a diesel engine of 1600 cc and gives an average of 16 km/l – 20 km/l as claimed by the company. Its price is Rs. 8,80,000.
2. Hyundai Verna Fluidic
When it comes to class, comfort, and style Hyundai Verna Fluidic is the perfect choice. It has awesome looks which sets it apart from all other sedens.
Powered by 1.6 liter CRDi diesel engine which gives 110 PS of maximum power. Hyundai Verna Fluidic has an amazing acceleration. The car can reach 60 kmph in less than 4.6 seconds. It’s price is Rs. 9, 10,000.
1. Skoda Rapid
The most buzzing car in Indian market is Skoda Rapid by Skoda. It has a quite resemblance with Volkwagen Vento. It has a 1.6L diesel engine having dual transmission modes.
Skoda Rapid is a classy car giving competition to all other cars in the same segment. It has front fog lamps and Electronic BrakeForce Distribution, two airbags for the driver and the front passenger besides ABS, Engine Immobilizer, high stop LED center brake lights, Height adjustable 3 point seat belts are the other features of the car. Its price is Rs. 8,60,000.