Top 5 Diesel Cars Under 6 Lakhs

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Let’s face it, Indians love Diesel cars! Well, we’re not complaining – the stickier fuel is considerably cheaper than Petrol and Diesel engines mostly offer a higher fuel mileage than their petrol counterparts. Also, Diesel engines have become a lot more refined in the last decade or so. However, there’s an important section of the car market that is still largely dominated by petrol cars. Yes, we are talking about the lower B-segments of the car market, where petrol models of the Hyundai Grand i10 and Maruti Swift rule the roost. However, the entry-level B-segment isn’t totally devoid of Diesel cars. With an aim to help you find a pocket-friendly Diesel car, here’s our list of the best Diesel cars under 6 lakhs –

best diesel cars under 6 lakhs

Best Diesel Cars Under 6 Lakhs

Our list of best Diesel cars under 6 lakhs comprises of five models – Maruti Swift, Hyundai Grand i10, Tata Tiago, Tata Tigor, Mahindra KUV100. So, basically, Rs 6 lakh can get you not just the Diesel variants of popular B-segment hatchbacks but also a compact SUV and a compact sedan.

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Maruti Swift LDi

Price (ex-showroom) Rs 5.99 Lakh
Mileage 25.2 KMPL
Engine 1248 cc, 4-cylinder, Turbocharged Diesel
Max. Power 74 BHP at 4000 RPM
Peak Torque 190 Nm at 2000 RPM

best diesel cars under 6 lakhs - maruti swift ldiThe Maruti Suzuki Swift is the most expensive car in our list of Best Diesel Cars under 6 lakhs. With an ex-showroom price of Rs 5.99 lakh, the Swift LDi (base Diesel model) costs just a shade under Rs 6 lakh. Also, there’s an all-new model coming next year. Still, the Swift has a lot going for it. The biggest reason to buy this car is the excellent Fiat-sourced MJD Diesel engine. Sold by Maruti under the DDiS moniker, this engine offers a good mix of power and fuel mileage. Also, the Swift, even after years of existence, still manages to look stylish. Maruti’s excellent after-sales and cheap spares are additional advantages.

Hyundai Grand i10 CRDi Era

Price (ex-showroom) Rs 5.64 Lakh
Mileage 24.0 KMPL
Engine 1186 cc, 4-cylinder, Turbocharged Diesel
Max. Power 75 BHP at 4000 RPM
Peak Torque 190 Nm at 1750-2250 RPM

best diesel cars under 6 lakhs - hyundai grand i10 crdi era

Another of our favorite cars to make to our list of best Diesel cars under 6 lakhs is the Hyundai Grand i10 CRDi Era. On sale at an ex-showroom price of Rs 5.64 lakh, the entry-level Era model of the Grand i10 is a pretty good value-for-money product. It offers you a spacious interior, a good ride, a frugal Diesel engine along with the good after-sales service that Hyundai is known for. Also See- Hyundai Grand i10 Diesel Review

Tata Tiago XZ

Price (ex-showroom) Rs 5.65 Lakh
Mileage 27.3 KMPL
Engine 1047 cc, 3-cylinder, Turbocharged Diesel
Max. Power 69 BHP at 4000 RPM
Peak Torque 140 Nm at 1800-3000 RPM

best diesel cars under 6 lakhs - tata tiago diesel xz

You can get the fully-loaded Tiago Diesel for less than Rs 6 lakh. The Tiago is easily the most modern hatchback from Tata Motors. It offers a fresh design, many features, a really frugal engine, and decent ride quality. More than anything else, the Tiago XZ brings you all the bells and whistles that some pricier cars have on offer. Easily the best-priced option in our list of best Diesel cars under 6 lakhs. What do you think? Also See- Tata Tiago Review

Tata Tigor XE

Price (ex-showroom) Rs 5.41 Lakh
Mileage 24.7 KMPL
Engine 1047 cc, 3-cylinder, Turbocharged Diesel
Max. Power 69 BHP at 4000 RPM
Peak Torque 140 Nm at 1800-3000 RPM

best diesel cars under 6 lakhs - tata tigor diesel xe

The Tigor is the only sedan in our list of best Diesel cars under 6 lakhs. The base model of the Tigor Diesel can be yours for an ex-showroom price of Rs 5.41 lakh. While the XE trim won’t get you a lot many features, there’s still a lot going for this car. Firstly, it’s a compact sedan and hence, offers more boot space than all the hatchbacks you see on this page. Also, the really very stylish notchback design makes the Tigor the most aesthetically pleasing sub-4-metre sedan we have seen in India. Other positives include a really frugal engine, a decent ride quality, a fairly spacious interior and of course, a really attractive price tag. Also See- Tata Tigor Review

Mahindra KUV100 K4

Price (ex-showroom) Rs 5.95 Lakh
Mileage 25.3 KMPL
Engine 1198 cc, 3-cylinder, Turbocharged Diesel
Max. Power 77 BHP at 3750 RPM
Peak Torque 190 Nm at 1750-2250 RPM

best diesel cars under 6 lakhs - mahindra kuv100 diesel k4

Honestly, the Maruti Ignis is definitely a better mini-SUV than this. However, the KUV100 is the only Diesel-powered SUV-ish car you can buy for less than Rs 6 lakh. In this budget, you can get your hands on the mid-level K4 trim. The Mahindra KUV100 Diesel K4 offers enough features, an airy interior, and a sufficiently frugal and punchy Diesel engine. It’s just that we can’t seem to find a reason to like those oddball looks. But there’s a facelift coming soon! Also See- Mahindra KUV100 Facelift

Best Cars Under 6 Lakhs with Prices

Best Cars Under 6 Lakhs Price (ex-showroom)
Maruti Swift LDi Rs 5.99 Lakh
Hyundai Grand i10 Era Rs 5.64 Lakh
Tata Tiago XZ Rs 5.65 Lakh
Tata Tigor XE Rs 5.41 Lakh
Mahindra KUV100 K4 Rs 5.95 Lakh

So, what do you think of our list of Best Cars under 6 lakhs? Do shae your views by penning them down in the comments section below. Stay tuned to CarBlogIndia for more such posts.

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