Are you planning to buy a new diesel car this season? Then here the list that you cannot afford to miss. We have researched and put up the list of best diesel cars that are available in India under Rs. 10 lakhs. These cars are manufactured by some of the World’s largest Car companies and thus guarantee High Quality.
10. Mahindra Xylo (Price Rs. 7,50,000)
Indian auto maker giant Mahindra and Mahindra launched Xylo in 2009 and since then the car has been a great success. The car was pitted against giants like Toyota Innova and Chevrolet Tavera and has been pretty successful. The car has 2.2 L and 2.5 L Diesel Turbo engines which can generate power of 112 bhp and can go upto 170 km/h. It supports features like DVD player 9″ LCD, Illuminated spoiler, Foldable flight tray, Digital Drive Assist System, Intelligent Park reverse assist system, etc.
9. Maruti Suzuki Swift (Price Rs. 5,60,000)
Maruti Suzuki Swift has sales of around 18000 units per month and has been one of India’s most popular cars since it launched. The car sports a 1.3L Diesel engine manufactured by Fiat and generates 87 bhp power. The car single handedly changed the perception of diesel cars in India. The car with some modifications was relaunched in the end of 2011 and since then the sales of the car is again picking up.
8. Volkswagen Polo (Price Rs. 6,00,000)
Volkswagen Polo is a great looking hatch, it has great exterior and interior looks, styling, comfort and a great engine. It’s 1.2 L diesel engine with 5 Speed Manual Transmission is an striking performer and produces a power of 75 PS at 4200 rpm and 180 Nm torque at 2000 rpm.
7. Nissan Sunny (Rs. 8,20,000)
The caaar from Nissan is based on Micra hatchback and has seriously awesome looks and style, the cars best in class space and interiors helps it to be there in our top 10 list. The sedan is attractively priced and has had good sales since the launch. The diesel engine is 1461 cc and sports 84.8 bhp at 3750 rpm.
6. Toyota Etios (Price Rs. 7,10,000)
Toyota displayed it Etios and Etios Liva in Delhi auto expo in 2011 and launched the models same year. Etios has decent looks and style but one thing that sets it apart is its classy engine by Toyota. The japanese auto maker claims that the diesel would get mileage of 20 km/l – 23 km/l which is certainly something to boost. Toyota etios has a 1.4 L diesel engine which gives 68 bhp of power.
5. Hyundai i20 (Price Rs. 6,00,000)
The all new next gen i-Gen i20 was relaunched by Hyundai recently (mid 2012), the car has more space and the look have been revamped too. The new changed i20 looks fresh and sporty and also has some great interiors too. The next gen i20 sports some exclusive features that are only available in some high end sedans. It has a 1400 cc diesel engine and the company claims that it gets average of 18 km/l – 22 km/l.
4. Maruti Ertiga (Price Rs. 7,30,000)
Ertiga is Maruti Suzuki’s latest offering, it brings in a total new segment LUV (Life Utility Vehicle). The car is powered by fiat’s 1.3 litre multijet engine and it is based on swift platform. The car is building an independent niche for itself and it’s sales are picking up. The car has got pretty fresh looks and awesome interiors. This 7 seater car with 3 rows could just turn out to be a perfect requirement for a big family.
3. Volkswagen Vento (Price Rs. 8,80,000)
German car makers are know for the quality and Volkswagen has proved its worth by showing its brilliance in technology and quality in Volkswagen Vento. Vento was pitted against Honda City and Vento has clearly been on top (thanks to it’s diesel engine). Vento sports a 1600 cc diesel engine and company claims that Vento gets average of 16 km/l – 20 km/l.
2. Hyundai Verna Fluidic (Price Rs. 9,10,000)
Hyundai Verna Fluidic is a perfect blend of style, comfort and class. The cars looks sets it apart from all other sedans. Verna Fluidic has 1.6 litre CRDi diesel engine which delivers 110 PS of maximum power. It has an impressive acceleration and pickup and can reach 60 kmph in less than 4.9 seconds. Verna fluidic is available in 6 colors (carbon grey, crystal white, stone beige, sleek silver, purple fantasia and black).
1. Skoda Rapid (Price Rs. 8,60,000)
Skoda Rapid is Skoda’s latest entrant in Indian market and since the launch it has created quite buzz. The car looks different from Skoda’s other sedans but has quite resemblance to Volkwagen Vento. Rapid has 1.6L diesel engine added with dual transmission modes. The engines are extremely refined and clearly shows the quality. The build quality of the car is too great and classy and gives a real tough competition to other cars in the same segment. Skoda Rapid has two airbags for the driver and the front passenger besides ABS, front fog lamps and Electronic BrakeForce Distribution, Engine Immobilizer, Height adjustable 3 point seat belts, high stop LED center brake lights are other features in Skoda Rapid.