Diesel Cars have always been pre-dominant in Indian market space and the higher efficiency has fueled its growth to a higher degree. Most of the companies pay a special attention to diesel engines in Indian market and in addition to this, the higher mileage of the cars and the lower cost of the diesel has impacted the growth of the diesel cars in positive way.
In this article, we have listed the top 10 Diesel Cars in India and if you are planning to buy a diesel Car then you can surely choose one of the car which is mentioned in this list. We have evaluated the cars based on many criteria like the cost of ownership, the mileage, the features, durability and sales and service network. So here is the List.
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1. Maruti Suzuki Swift
This is surely one of the most popular car in the Indian market. The car is highly reliable and in addition to this, the car has a very low maintenance cost. The car is certified at 25.2 Kmpl by ARAI and it comes with a price tag of Rs 5.97 Lakh to Rs 7.46 Lakhs
2. Maruti Ciaz Diesel SHVS
The car is tagged at 28.09 Kmpl by ARAI and in addition to this, it is also one of the most fuel efficient car available in the market. The car performs better than Honda City on the mileage test and it is not low on power either. The car comes fully packed with the features and the car is priced between Rs 7.73 Lakhs to Rs 9.57 Lakhs
3. Hyundai Grand i10
It’s a great recommendation at the ARAI rating of 24.95 Kmpl. This is another four-wheeler that can match perfectly the expectations of city riders having the mileage capacity of 16 in cities. On highways the mileage can be around 20 Kmpl. Taking of the price range, the vehicle is expected to be well within budget at a price range of Rs 5.70 lakhs to Rs 7.34 Lakhs.
4. Maruti Baleno
This is a new offering from Maruti Suzuki and the car is really high on features. In addition to this, the car has amazing exteriors and it is a head turner. The mileage of the car is 27.38 Kmpl under the ideal conditions and it is Maruti’s premium hatchback. The car starts at a price of Rs 6.45 Lakhs and it goes up to Rs 8.44 Lakhs
5. Hyundai Xcent
The cars with ARAI rating of 25.4 Kmpl can deliver highway mileage of over 20 Kmpl. If you are a more city rider then the mileage can be about 16.5 Kmpl. Talking about the maintenance it can be well within your budget in a month. The price varies from zones to zone; however, on an average note it costs between 6.28 Lakhs to 8.42 Lakhs. The vehicle has certainly dragged a lot of popularity in India.
6. Maruti Suzuki Celerio Diesel
Maruti Suzuki Celerio is certainly going to be in spotlight of the car arena coming year. Powered by a terrific 800 cc diesel engine the vehicle can be well within your budget at around 4 to 5 lakhs. This is one of the most power efficient options as well at efficiency of 35 km/l. It produces the power output of about 55 bhp, and packs a quite elegant design pattern.
7. New Honda Jazz
Here we come off with one of the most interesting production from Honda. Powered by the 1.5 liter DTEC diesel engine this perfect for India vehicle generates 120 bhp powers along 200 nm. Starting from the space to style this has all the attributes in perfect combination. Coming to the price, it is towards a higher side as the car is priced between Rs 7.3 to Rs 9.28 lakhs
8. Honda City
Honda City is certified to deliver the mileage of 25.6 Kmpl certified by ARAI. The car was updated in 2017 and in addition to this, it gives a touch competition to Maruti Suzuki Ciaz. The car is surely one of the best in Indian market when it comes to the style and features. Unlike hatchbacks, the car has a lot of leg space and the car is priced between Rs 10.76 Lakhs to Rs 13.57 Lakhs.
9. Skoda Rapid
Skoda Rapid gives a mileage of 21 Kmpl but the car is highly durable. The car comes in many variants and with its aggressive looks, it never fails to impress the people on the road. The car is priced between 9.34 Lakhs to 16.06 Lakhs
10. Volkswagen Vento
The car is a direct competitor of Honda City and Maruti Ciaz. Vento gives the mileage of 18 Kmpl and in addition to this, its 1.5 liter engine provides enough power to take over the tough roads and long highways. The car comes equipped with DSG gearbox and it is priced between 8 and 14.97 Lakhs
These are the best Diesel Cars available in India in 2017. Many of them have been upgraded this year and they now comes with better interiors and much better exteriors. You can choose one among these but you will find that there is a long booking on most of these cars and hence do not wait, go ahead and book your dream car at the earliest.