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10 Best Diesel Cars under 6 Lakhs in India

With the constantly rising price of petrol, diesel cars have started occupying the market at a faster rate. Nowadays, almost all of the automobile companies now offer diesel variants of the cars in India. Not only diesel cars in India provide better mileage than petrol variants, but they provide a lot better mileage as well. Though all diesel cars in India may be a bit high on their price, but with the constantly increasing demand buying a diesel car in india is surely a safe bet.

There are a lot of good diesel cars in Indian automobile market with different price range. In this article we will tell you about the 10 best diesel cars under 6 lakhs in India. Once you know about these diesel cars, you can easily make your decision after checking their price, specifications, mileage and some unique features.

Top 10 Diesel Cars under 6 Lakhs in India

Let us have a look at the 10 Indian diesel cars, starting from one of the newly introduced diesel car in India, Tata Tiago Diesel.

10. Tata Tiago DieselTata Tiago Diesel

Tata Tiago Diesel comes with a great styling and is an elegant looking hatchback at a value-for-money price!  Tata Motors has put in a lot of efforts on the quality of this car. With solid build & construction, unlike most of competitors which appear flimsy. Tata Tiago Diesel is built with high quality and well-designed interiors. This is a lot of storage as it provides a useful 242 liter boot space. It has a city friendly nature with light controls, agreeable ergonomics & good driveability. Other features of Tata Tiago includes 2 driving modes, parking sensors + display, cooled glovebox, full MID & much more. Tata Tiago Diesel has a 1,047 cc, 3-cylinder, 12V DOHC common rail engine which gives a tremendous mileage of 27.8 kmpl. Starting from Rs. 3.94 Lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.

9. Tata Indica DieselTata Indica Diesel

Tata Indica Diesel is one of the most successful and fuel efficient hatchback by Tata Motors. Inside the cabin of Tata Indica, you will find attractive and spacious dual tone interiors. It also features an advanced F-Shift gearbox and a totally new dual path suspension that provides a better handling and driveability. With a superb Mileage of 25 kmpl and 1396 cc diesel engine, Tata Indica Diesel is totally a safe bet. Starting from Rs. 4.68 lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.

8. Maruti Suzuki Celerio DieselMaruti Suzuki Celerio Diesel

Maruti Suzuki Celerio gets dual airbags and ABS as an option, even for the base version. Celerio is also the first diesel car by Maruti Suzuki to get the compact 800 cc diesel engine, which makes Celerio the only car in its segment to which comes in three fuel options – Petrol, Diesel and CNG.  A 5-speed manual transmission is available in all three variants. The 800-cc diesel engine makes 47 hp at 3500 rpm and 125 Nm at 2000 rpm and delivers an excellent mileage of 27.62 kmpl. Starting from Rs. 4.90 Lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.

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7. Chevrolet Beat DieselChevrolet Beat Diesel

Chevrolet Beat Diesel is a very successful and a dynamic, stylish, bold and beautiful Diesel car by the well known brand Chevrolet. The Beat Diesel comes with an advance smart tech engine for best performance and fuel efficiency, The high fuel efficiency and super handling performance of Chevrolet Beat Diesel makes it unbeatable in its segment. Chevrolet Beat Diesel delivers a superb mileage of 25.44 kmpl with 1.0 Litre Engine, known to be best in diesel car category in India. Starting from Rs.5.16 Lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.

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6. Mahindra KUV100 DieselMahindra KUV100 Diesel

Mahindra KUV100 diesel is altogether a new diesel car in India. Introduced in January 2016 and promoted as the Young SUV by Mahindra, the stylish KUV100 diesel comes with 5 seater and 6 seater options, latest infotainment and connectivity with Mahindra Bluesense App, very good comfort & leg room. You can also purchase the explorer kit(the sporty add ons) which makes it look stunning. It might affect the sales of Maruti Swift and Hyundai i10. Also, people looking for Ford Ecosport, might consider a cheaper mini SUV, Mahindra KUV100. With the company claiming a superb mileage of 25.32 kmpl with a 1.2-litre mFalcon D75 Diesel Engine, KUV100 is surely a good diesel car in India. Starting from Rs. 5.35 lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.

5. Ford Figo DieselFord Figo Diesel

Ford Figo Diesel is well known as the first hatchback car launched Ford India. This diesel car in India is available at a very affordable price. The diesel variant of Ford Figo is equipped with the all new infotainment with connectivity, good comfort along with and all necessary safety and security measures. Ford Figo comes in various beautiful colours and appearance. Ford Figo’s 1.4 Liter Duratorq Diesel engine delivers great mileage on National highways and within the city. You can expect a Mileage of about 14.5 kmpl in the city and 18.5 kmpl on highways from Ford Figo Diesel. Starting from Rs. 5.61 lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.

4. Fiat Punto DieselFiat Punto Diesel

The Italian Automobile Giant, Fiat Motors offers one of the most popular hatchback diesel car in India named Fiat Punto. The Fiat Punto diesel variant offers excellent features and an elegant interior with powerful 1.3 Liter engine which gives a promising mileage of 20.3 kmpl. The all new diesel Grande Punto is known to be the third largest hatchback in India from Fiat Motots. Starting from Rs.5.63 lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.

3. Maruti Swift DieselMaruti Swift Diesel

Maruti Swift is known to be one of the best diesel car in India with optimum performance and good mileage in its  segment. Swift is undoubtedly on of the most successful hatchback diesel cars in India based on fuel efficiency and price. The 1.3 Liter Diesel Engine of Swift Diesel car gives a mileage of around 18.0 kmpl within the city. The latest model of Swift comes along with features like extra comfort, improved interiors and many advanced safety features. Starting from Rs. 5.77 lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.

2. Hyundai I10 DieselHyundai i10 Diesel

Hyundai i10 Diesel has been as successful as the petrol variant. It gets a 6.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system. Other upgrades which you will get are red side body decals, hubcaps, blackened B-Pillar, rear spoiler with integrated brake lights. Hyundai’s also launched a special edition of Hyundai i10 and named it as Hyundai i10 Grand after celebration of completing twenty years of operations in India. Hyundai i10 delivers a mileage of 24 kmpl with a 1.1-litre diesel engine.  Starting from Rs. 5.82 lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.

1. Tata Zest DieselTata Zest Diesel

Tata Zest Diesel is offered with a 1.3-litre diesel mill which has the capability to deliver a maximum power of 89 bhp along with a 5-speed manual gearbox or a F-Tronic automatic. With a 1.3-litre diesel engine, Tata Zest Diesel delivers a mileage of 23 kmpl. Starting from Rs. 6 Lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.

Hope you liked our list of ten best diesel cars in India below 6 lakhs. If you want to increase your budget a bit, you can opt for one of the diesel cars mentioned below.

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Some More Diesel Cars above 6 lakhs but below 7 Lakhs in India

Renault Pulse DieselRenault Pulse Diesel

Renault has come up with its all new hatchback segment diesel car in India Renault Pulse Diesel, with a 1.5 Litre Engine alongwith a 5-speed manual transmission. The all new Renault Pulse comes in a sporty and dynamic look and offers smooth handling with extremely comfortable and spacious interior. Renault Pulse also offers an advanced approach to car safety and a low maintenance cost with an unmatched 23.8 kmpl fuel efficiency. Starting from Rs.6.10 Lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.

Hyundai I20 DieselHyundai i20 Diesel

This luxury hatchback car is sexier than all other small cars in India with Elite Features, Elite Style and Elite Power. The all new Hyundai I20 is your ticket to the Elite Life with attention to superb details that makes it a style statement. The Hyundai I20 is equipped with latest technology, unique and advanced features and a powerful 1.4 Litre Diesel engine delivering a mileage of 21.9 kmpl. Starting from Rs.6.42 lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.

Toyota Liva Diesel

Toyota Liva Diesel

The Japanese automobile company Toyota has launched its diesel variants of compact car Etios Liva Diesel with a powerful 1.4 Litre Diesel Engine. This stunning Q Class hatchback diesel car is fully packed with loads of adventure and excitement, sharp design and amazing looks. Toyota Liva Diesel offers quite a better class of driving and comfort as compared to any hatchback diesel cars in India. It comes with a great mileage of 20.32 kmpl. Starting from Rs.6.44 Lakh– Ex-Showroom Delhi.

Volkswagen Polo DieselVolkswagen Polo Diesel

The new Volkswagen Polo Diesel comes with a mix of sporty and distinctive design alongwith a host of ultimate features making it one of the best diesel car in India. The 1.2 Litre common rail diesel engine of Volkswagen Polo Diesel gives an  outstanding mileage of 22.3 kmpl. The 5 seat hatchback provides a lot of unique features, high-end music system and leather wrapped steering wheel. Starting from Rs.6.81 Lakh– Ex-Showroom Delhi.

Hope you liked our list of ten best diesel cars in India below 6 lakhs. If you are interested to increase your budget a bit, you might also able to get some diesel automatic cars in India like Maruti Suzuki Ciaz AT, Ford Figo Aspire DCT, Skoda Rapid DSG etc.

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