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Due to its refreshing design and feature-rich cabin, Hyundai Xcent has managed to create quite a buzz in the Indian market. Xcent is available in 5-petrol and 5-diesel trim levels- ie Era, Magna, Sportz and Asta; prices start at INR lakh for the petrol powered base variant, which goes all the way up to INR 7.38 lakhs for the top model of diesel varient. Also Read - SC ban on diesel cars: No extension of deadline for private taxi owners; Delhi Police allowed to buy 190 vehicles in return for 30% pollution cess
The diesel engine of Hyundai Xcent is powered by 1.1-litre U2 CRDi diesel engine, which can produce the max power of 71bhp and 160Nm of torque.
Hyundai Xcent ARAI rating Fuel Efficiency: 24.4kmpl
Hyundai Xcent Price (diesel range): INR 5.56-7.41 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi)
Honda is well known for creating attractive vehicles at affordable prices. Honda has created a dent in its competitors' sales figures with the Amaze. And while diesel version of the Amaze continues to bring large numbers, it's the Automatic which takes away the pain of shifting gears in city traffic.
On the engine front, Honda Amaze is equipped with 5-litres i-DTEC diesel engine, which can deliver the max power of 98.6bhp at 3600rpm. Both petrol and diesel engines are mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.
Honda Amaze ARAI rating Fuel Efficiency: 25.8kmpl
Honda Amaze Price (diesel range): INR 5.97-7.54 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi)
The Chevrolet Beat is a small, convenient car with great driveability. Beat is available with both petrol and diesel engines. Despite being a tad smaller in size, Beat has held its own and is a formidable contender in its segment
The Beat Diesel is one of the most fuel efficient car in India that sports a powerful and dynamic 1.0 XSDE SMARTECH Engine which can give 57.1 PS of power output and torque of 142.5 Nm. This diesel engine is capable of giving the mileage of 25.44 kmpl, which makes its most fuel efficient diesel hatchbacks in India.
Chevrolet Beat ARAI rating Fuel Efficiency: 25.44kmpl
Chevrolet Beat Price (diesel range): Rs 4.77-5.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)
HYUNDAI GRAND i10
Hyundai Grand has earned the country's highest automotive award in the most competitive and rapidly growing automobile Indian market. The feature-packed Hyundai Grand i10 responds to your every expectation. The cabin color, textures and shape lend it a premium and spacious appeal that will easily make any large car envious. Hyundai Grand i10 is equipped with 1.1-litre, 3-cylinder diesel engine which can deliver the mileage of 24kmpl.
Hyundai Grand i10 ARAI rating Fuel Efficiency: 24kmpl
Hyundai Grand i10 Price (diesel range): INR 5.21-6.38 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi)
TATA INDIGO eCS
The Tata Indigo eCS is available in both petrol and diesel. The 1.4-litre TDI turbo diesel engine gives an output of 70bhp at 4,000rpm and 135Nm of torque at 2,500rpm. The diesel engine of Indigo eCS is available in the BSIII and BSIV compliant guise.
Tata Indigo eCS ARAI rating Fuel Efficiency: 25kmpl
Tata Indigo eCS Price (diesel range): INR 4.39-4.80 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi)
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