HYUNDAI GRAND i10 NIOS
The Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS is currently the most affordable diesel car in India. Moreover, thanks to its excellent fuel consumption figures and effortless driving characteristics, the hatchback is a great city car.
In addition, the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios is equipped with numerous features such as an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment unit with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a digital speedometer with MID, Cruise Control, a cooled glove compartment and much more.
In addition, the 1.2-litre diesel engine in the Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS delivers 73.75 hp and 190 Nm of torque. In addition, this engine comes with a 5-speed manual transmission and AMT gearboxes. This powertrain also makes the hatchback the most fuel-efficient hatchback in its segment with ARAI-certified fuel consumption of 25.1 km/l.
Prices for Hyundai Grand i10 Nios in India range between Rs 7.22 – 8.51 lakh (ex-showroom, India).
Tata Altroz is currently the safest hatchback in the country with a 5-star safety rating for adult occupant protection from Global-NCAP. In addition, the premium hatchback offers decent space and features.
In terms of features, the Tata Altroz is equipped with features such as a large 7-inch infotainment unit with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, a cooled glove compartment, projector headlights and much more.
The diesel version of the premium hatchback Tata Altroz is powered by an 88.78 hp 1.5-litre turbo diesel engine with 200 Nm of torque. However, the diesel version of the Altroz is yet to come with an automatic gearbox.
The Tata Altroz equipped with the 5-speed manual transmission delivers an ARAI certified fuel economy of 25.11 km/l and the prices for the hatchback range from Rs 7.42 – 10.15 lakh (ex-showroom, India ).
The Hyundai Aura is the sedan variant of the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios hatchback. Thanks to the sedan silhouette, the Hyundai Aura offers more luggage space than the Grand i10 Nios, making it a great family car.
Like the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios, the Hyundai Aura is equipped with, among other things, an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment unit with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a 5.3-inch digital speedometer with MID, cruise control, wireless phone charger, cooled glove compartment and many more. Lake.
The diesel version of the Aura sedan is powered by the same 73.75 hp 1.2-litre diesel engine of the Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS. Like the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios, the Hyundai Aura also comes with a 5-speed manual transmission and AMT gearboxes.
Prices for the Hyundai Aura range between Rs 7.97 – 9.42 lakh (ex-showroom, India).
The Hyundai i20 is a stylish and versatile premium hatchback. In addition, the latest iteration of the Hyundai i20 offers even more space and technology than its predecessor.
In terms of features, the Hyundai i20 is packed with features such as a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment unit with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a full digital instrument display, cruise control, wireless phone charger, sunroof, rear AC vents and much more.
The diesel version of the Hyundai i20 hatchback is powered by a proven 1.5-litre diesel engine with peak power of 98.63 hp and 240 Nm of torque. However, the engine is only mated to a six-speed manual transmission as standard.
Apart from that, the Hyundai i20 is the most fuel efficient hatchback in India with ARAI certified fuel consumption of 25.2 km/l. Prices for the Hyundai i20 range between Rs 8.29 – 10.85 lakh (ex-showroom, India).
The Tata Nexon is one of the safest SUVs in its segment and the SUV is packed with features. In addition, the Tata Nexon is also one of the best-selling SUVs in the country.
Tata Nexon is equipped with features such as automatic headlights, rain-sensing wipers, cooled glovebox, climate control, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system and digital driver display, cooled glovebox, rear air-conditioning vents, premium audio with 8 speakers, Electronic Stability Program (ESP), Traction Control (TC), driving modes and much more.
The diesel version of the Tata Nexon comes with a 1.5-litre turbo engine with 108 hp peak power and 260 Nm peak torque. In addition, the Tata Nexon can be specified with a six-speed manual transmission or an AMT six-speed transmission.
The ARAI certified fuel consumption for the Tata Nexon equipped with the manual gearbox is 21.19 km/l, while the Nexon equipped with an AMT gearbox has an efficiency of 22.07 km/l. Prices for the Tata Nexon range between Rs 8.60 – 13.90 lakh (ex-showroom, India).
Thoughts on India’s Most Affordable Diesel Cars
Although diesel cars are more expensive compared to their petrol counterparts, diesel cars offer better fuel economy and are much more suitable for people who travel more.