With the regular rise in rate of petrol, diesel sedan 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 sedan 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 cars in india under 6 lakhs 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 sedan cars in India. Once you read the complete article about the best sedan 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 Sedan Cars in India
Let us have a look at the top 10 diesel sedan cars in India, starting from No.10.
10) VOLKSWAGEN AMEO
At last, Volkswagen has introduced the VW Ameo diesel in India. It is available in three trim levels – Trendline, Comfortline and Highline – overall 8 variants, the Volkswagen Ameo comes with a 1498 cc, 1.5-litre TDI Engine that produces 110PS of power and 250Nm of torque. With per litre mileage of 22 kmpl, Volkswagen Ameo Diesel is the at No. 10 among the best diesel sedan cars in India. Starting from Rs. 6.1 Lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.
9) HYUNDAI XCENT
The Hyundai Xcent Diesel comes with a 1120cc, 3-cylinder CRDi engine with a 1.1-litre diesel mills with 71bhp and 180Nm. It is an absolutely fun car to drive not only in city but also on highways. It provides the one of the most silent cabin. The steering of Xcent’s feels lets you feel great for driving in the city. Also, if you apply instant brakes offers the you feel that confidence which can’t stop yourself from going at high-speeds. The Xcent is probably the best at braking, whereas its rivals in the same range. With per litre mileage of 24.4 kmpl, Hyundai Xcent Diesel is the at No. 9 among the best diesel sedan cars in India. Starting from Rs. 6.44 Lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.
8) FORD ASPIRE
Figo Aspire is popular as the first offering by Ford in the packed subcompact sedan segment like Maruti Swift DZire, Honda Amaze and Tata Zest among others. The 1.5-litre diesel engine puts out 100PS and 215Nm of torque. Both Petrol and Diesel engines are mated to a five-speed manual gearbox. The diesel variant of Figo Aspire gives a mileage of 25.83kmpl. Recently, top models of Aspire have seen in a bit of reduction in prices. Ford Aspire is the at No. 8 among the best diesel sedan cars in India. Starting from Rs. 6.53 Lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.
7) MARUTI SWIFT DZIRE
Maruti Swift Dzire Diesel comes with an improved fuel efficiency of 26.59 kmpl as compared to the earlier version’s 23.4 kmpl. By making a few changes to the ECU, Maruti made the Dzire a bit more economical than its rival, Honda Amaze. Dzire is known to be the best selling compact sedan in India, also because of its improved fuel efficiency. Maruti Dzire Diesel also comes with a 5-speed AMT unit, which claims even more fuel efficiency than the Manual variants. Maruti Swift Dzire is the at No. 7 among the best diesel sedan cars in India. Starting from Rs. 6.71 Lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.
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6) HONDA AMAZE
Till the facelifted Maruti Swift Dzire was launched, the Honda Amaze Diesel was known to be the fuel efficiency king of the diesel compact sedans. It delivers an impressive mileage of 25.8 kmpl ensuring the Amaze is easy on your pockets and cheap to drive. However, it has some small issues with customers complaining about the diesel motor as a bit rough telling about the noise filtering through to the cabin. The Amaze still manages to be an extremely capable car and continues to get sales in high numbers. Honda Amaze is the at No. 6 among the best diesel sedan cars in India. Starting from Rs. 6.86 Lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.
5) MARUTI CIAZ
Maruti’s mid-size sedan, the Ciaz Diesel is one of the most elegant, stylish and most fuel efficient diesel car in India. Because of the utilization of mild hybrid technology Ciaz Diesel delivers a great mileage of 28.09 kmpl. These figures are a lot better than the leader of this segment, Honda City. But as a matter of fact, the Ciaz has not been been able to match overall sales of the Honda City. It is still quite a successful model for Maruti Suzuki. Maruti Ciaz is the at No. 5 among the best diesel sedan cars in India. Starting from Rs. 8.52 Lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.
4) HYUNDAI VERNA
Hyundai Verna Diesel competes with the leader of the sedan Honda City and the the good looking Maruti Suzuki Ciaz along with other midsize sedans. The all new Verna comes with a fresh look. The facelift Verna has also re-added a new feature including six airbags for every passenger. Mechanically, the Verna 4S is available with 2 diesel variants comprising of a 1.4-litre CRDi and a 1.6-litre CRDi motor choices returning a power of 128PS and 260Nm of torque. With a mileage of 24.8 kmpl, Hyundai Verna is the at No. 4 among the best diesel sedan cars in India. Starting from Rs. 9.35 Lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.
3) SKODA RAPID
Skoda Rapid Diesel facelift has been launched on November 3, 2016. This sedan is has the same 1.5-litre TDI engine with a power of 110 PS along with a turbocharger to boost the power. The looks of the new Rapid Diesel has been can be called a cusp of Octavia- and Superb as it is inspired from these cars as far as front grille and newer headlamps are concerned. With a mileage of 21.14, Skoda Rapid is the at No. 3 in among the best diesel sedan cars in India. Starting from Rs. 9.45 Lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.
2) VOLKSWAGEN VENTO
Volkswagen Vento Diesel comes with 1.5-litre TDI diesel engine. The all new Vento now comes with a touchscreen infotainment system with MirrorLink, which you can pair with your Android device. Some more features in Vento are the phone book/SMS viewer, auto dimming IRVM, and rain-sensing wipers etc. With a mileage of 20.64 kmpl, Volkswagen Vento is the at No. 2 in among the best diesel sedan cars in India. Starting from Rs. 9.6 Lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.
1) HONDA CITY
The Honda City is undoubtedly the best sedan diesel car in India which is available with a 1.5-litre diesel engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission. It comes in 6 beautiful colours across seven diesel variants. The sedan recently has been awarded the highest-selling car for Honda since October 2015. In terms of safety, the Honda City Diesel comes with dual SRS airbags, ABS with EBD and Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body shell. With a mileage of 26 kmpl, Honda City is the at No. 1 in among the best diesel sedan cars in India. Starting from Rs. 9.65 Lakh – Ex-Showroom Delhi.
Hope you liked our list of 10 best sedan diesel cars in India. If you are ready to increase your budget, you can go for the diesel models of Hyudai Elantra, Ford Mustang etc.