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Top 10 Best Diesel Hatchback Cars in India

With the regular rise in rate of petrol, diesel hatchback cars in India have occupied the market at a faster rate than ever before. In India, almost all the major automobile companies offer diesel variants of the cars in India. Not only these diesel cars provide better mileage than petrol variants, but they also a lot better performance. Although hatchback diesel cars in India may cost you more than the petrol models, but with regular increase in the demand of diesel cars buying cheap and best diesel car in india is surely a good bet.

There are a lot of good diesel cars in the Indian automobile market with different price range. In this article, you will get to know about the 10 best diesel hatchback cars in India. Once you read the complete article about the best hatchback diesel cars, you can plan to buy the car after you check their price, specifications, mileage and some important features.

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Top 10 Best Diesel Hatchback Cars in India

Let us have a look at the top 10 diesel hatchback diesel cars in India, starting from No.10.

10. Tata Tiago DieselTata Tiago Diesel

Tata Tiago Diesel comes with a great styling and stylish looks. It is a hatchback diesel car which is value-for-money!  Tata Motors has made good efforts to maintain the quality of this car. Having tough built, Tata Tiago Diesel appears flimsy. Tata Tiago Diesel has well-designed good quality interiors. It provides with a good amount of storage space with a 242 liter boot space. It provides its customers with light controls, agreeable ergonomics & perfect driveability. Other important features of Tata Tiago include 2 driving modes, parking sensors + display, cooled glovebox and full MID to name a few. Tata Tiago Diesel comes with a 1,047 cc, 3-cylinder, 12V DOHC common rail engine which gives a superb mileage of 27.8 kmpl. Tata Tiago is at No.10 in our list of best diesel hatchback cars in India. Starting from Rs. 3.94 Lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.

9. Tata Indica DieselTata Indica Diesel

Tata Indica Diesel is one of the most successful hatchback car by Tata Motors. Its cabin has a lot of attractive and spacious interiors. Tata Indica comes with an advanced F-Shift gearbox and a totally new dual path suspension that gives a better handling and driveability. With an excellent Mileage of 25 kmpl with a 1396 cc diesel engine, Tata Indica Diesel is a totally safe bet. Tata Indica is at No.9 in our list of best diesel hatchback cars in India. Starting from Rs. 4.68 lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.

8. Maruti Celerio DieselMaruti Suzuki Celerio Diesel

Maruti Celerio comes with dual airbags and ABS as an option, also for the base version. Celerio is known to be Maruti’s first diesel that offers the compact 800 cc diesel engine. Celerio is the only car in its segment to that comes in 3 fuel options – Petrol, Diesel and CNG.  A 5-speed manual transmission is available with all three fuel options. The 800-cc diesel engine gives a good power i.e., 125 Nm at 2000 rpm and provides a superb mileage of 27.62 kmpl. Maruti Celerio is the at No. 8 in among the best diesel hatchback cars in India below 5 lakhs. Starting from Rs. 4.90 Lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.

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7. Chevrolet Beat DieselChevrolet Beat Diesel

Chevrolet Beat Diesel is well known successful, dynamic, stylish, bold and beautiful hatchback car by Chevrolet. The Chevrolet Beat Diesel comes with an advance smart tech engine which gives excellent performance and mileage. Excellent fuel efficiency and unmatched handling performance of the Beat Diesel makes it one of the best diesel hatchback car in its segment. Chevrolet Beat Diesel gives a very good mileage of 25.44 kmpl with 1.0 Litre Diesel Engine, which is undoubtedly the best in diesel car category in its segment . Chevrolet Beat is at No.7 in our list of best hatchback diesel cars in India. Starting from Rs.5.16 Lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.

6. Mahindra KUV100 DieselMahindra KUV100 Diesel

Mahindra KUV100 diesel is a new addition to diesel hatchback cars in India. Mahindra KUV100 was introduced in early 2016 and promoted by Mahindra as the Young SUV (It still is a hatchback car which looks like SUV), the stylish KUV100 diesel comes with 5 seater and 6 seater options, a mind blowing infotainment system with bluetooth connectivity via Mahindra Bluesense Android App, excellent comfort & leg room. Mahindra also provides KUV100 with the explorer kit with an extra Expense of 30-40 k, that makes the KUV100 look even more stunning. Some experts claim that KUV100 Diesel might affect the ongoing sales of Maruti Swift & Hyundai i10. Although Mahindra claims a mileage of 25.32 kmpl with a 1.2-litre mFalcon D75 Diesel Engine, KUV100 is definitely a good diesel hatchback car in India. Mahindra KUV100 is at No.6 in our best diesel hatchback cars available in IndiaStarting from Rs. 5.35 lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.

5. Maruti Ritz Diesel

Maruti Ritz Diesel

Maruti Ritz Diesel is an superb hatchback car in India at the price of INR 5.5 lakh. The Ritz Diesel comes with a 1,248 cc, 4-cylinder, DDiS diesel engine delivering a power of 74 bhp of power and 190 nm of torque with a very good mileage of 21.1 kmpl. This fuel-efficient diesel hatchback car comes with adjustable outside rear view mirrors, body coloured bumpers and wheel caps. Maruti Ritz Diesel offers its customers with a tall boy design giving a good feeling of space. The good thing is that Ritz Diesel has a cheap maintenance with high performance making it a ‘safe buy option’ among small diesel hatchback cars. Maruti Ritz is at No.5 in our list of top hatchback diesel cars in India. Starting from Rs. 5.50 lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.

4. Ford Figo DieselFord Figo Diesel

Ford Figo Diesel is very popular and first hatchback car launched by Ford India. This diesel car is available in India at quite an affordable price. The diesel model of Ford Figo comes with the all new infotainment system with bluetooth connectivity, very good comfort and all the important safety and security measures. Ford Figo Diesel comes in a lot of attractive colours. The 1.4 Liter Duratorq Diesel engine of Ford Figo gives a superb mileage on highways and in the city. You can expect a mileage of about 14.5 kmpl-18.5 kmpl from Ford Figo Diesel. Ford Figo is placed at No.4 in our list of top diesel hatchback cars in India. Starting from Rs. 5.61 lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.

3. Fiat Punto DieselFiat Punto Diesel

The Italian Automobile Giant, Fiat Motors has one of the best hatchback diesel car in India known as Fiat Punto Diesel. The Fiat Punto diesel gives its customers superb features including elegant interiors and a powerful 1.3 Liter diesel engine that gives a promising mileage of 20.3 kmpl. Fiat Punto is placed at No.3 in our list of the best diesel hatchback cars in India. Starting from Rs.5.63 lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.

2. Maruti Swift DieselMaruti Swift Diesel

Maruti Swift is known to be one of the best diesel hatchback cars in India which provides its customers with optimum performance and good fuel efficiency. Swift is undoubtedly one of the most successful diesel hatchback cars in India based on the fuel efficiency and price. Its 1.3 Liter Diesel Engine gives a mileage of approx 18.0 kmpl within the city. Swift Diesel’s latest model comes with features like extra comfort, improved interiors and a lot other advanced safety features. Maruti Swift is placed at No.2 in our list of best diesel hatchback cars in India. Starting from Rs. 5.77 lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.

1. Hyundai I10 DieselHyundai i10 Diesel

Hyundai i10’s petrol version has already been very successful. Hyundai i10 Diesel comes with a 6.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system. Other important upgrades in Hyundai i10 are red side body decals, hubcaps, blackened B-Pillar, rear spoiler with integrated brake lights. Hyundai has also re-launched a special edition of i10 which is called as Hyundai i10 Grand. This model was launched after the completion of Hyundai’s 20 years in India. Hyundai i10 Diesel gives an excellent mileage of 24 kmpl with a 1.1-litre diesel engine. Hyundai i10 is undoubtedly best diesel hatchback cars in India below 6 lakhs. Starting from Rs. 5.82 lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.

Hope you liked our list of 10 best hatchback diesel cars in India. If you are ready to increase your budget, you can go for the diesel models of Renault Pulse, Hyundai i20, Toyota Liva or Volkswagen Polo. If you want to opt  for a little more diesel hatchback car, you can go for diesel hatchback cars in india with automatic transmission like Ford Figo Aspire DCT.

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