Tuesday, May 29, 2012
By Pawan Rana
Best and affordable Diesel hatchbacks in India
So, craze for diesel cars is in the air in full swing in the Indian car market and is going to soon out cast their petrol counterparts. In such a scenario, which are the best and most popular diesel cars, and the most affordable diesel cars indeed that one must look for so that his monthly budget could remain intact? To start with, the most popular hatchback segment there is Tata Indica eV2, Tata Indica Vista, Chevrolet Beat Diesel and Ford Figo that are the best in terms of mileage and affordability.
Tata Indica eV2 | Price Starts at Rs 4.20 lakh | Mileage 25 kmpl
Tata Indica eV2 takes precedence if value for money, affordability and per kilometer running cost is concerned. The diesel variant starts at Rs 4.20 lakh ex showroom and offers a great mileage of 25 kmpl. What else one wants from a hatchback that comes for less, easy to maintain and gives whooping 25 kmpl mileage. Though it is not a driver’s pleasure car, but it is sturdy and takes on Indian roads well with minimal features. Indica eV2 beats Beat in terms of being approximately Rs 31,000 cheaper.
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Chevrolet Beat Diesel | Price Starts at Rs 4.51 lakh | Mileage 25.44 kmpl
This is the small car that is the talk of the town these days, up market and modern looks, much interior space and a powerful engine 62.5 PS engine. In addition to high mileage, looks and features, the Beat Diesel also offers safety features such as airbags and has got four star NCAP rating. Overall, this becomes the best hatchback package if safety, mileage and features are considered over price.
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Tata Indica Vista | Price Starts at Rs 4.56 lakh | Mileage 22.3 kmpl
The 1.3L engine in the Tata Vista is a marvel in its class and provides the needed power and torque to the car. The price too is affordable and its upright stance as well as sedan class features are what most sought after by the car buyers.
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Ford Figo | Price Starts at Rs 4.79 lakh | Mileage 19.7 kmpl
The Ford hatchback is one that is the entry level car by the American car maker. Besides being affordable, the Ford Figo also promises class leading features as well as safety features that are absent in other cars of the same category. Bluetooth connectivity is one of them.
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