With modern technologies, automatic cars are growing up the pace rapidly and return good fuel economy. Here, we tell you top five diesel automatic cars under Rs 10 Lakh.
Diesel cars have always been a priority for those who clock extra kilometres on the odometers and want good fuel efficiency. Now with the growing trend, more people are demanding automatic transmission. Not only they are easier to drive but with new technologies, they are easier on your pocket being by returning a good fuel economy.
In this article, we’ve rounded up top five diesel automatic cars which are priced under Rs 10 lakh. That said, we will be talking about different types of automatic transmissions, be it the automated manual transmission, a CVT or DSG transmission.
Maruti Suzuki Swift and Dzire
One of the main reasons for the high sales of both these cars is their fuel efficiency claimed by ARAI at 28.4 kmpl. And the option of automatic transmission in diesel engine making the drive easier and smoother. Both the cars are powered by 1.3-litre DDiS diesel engine. The motor churns out 74 bhp with 190 Nm of healthy torque. A 5-speed AMT gearbox is about Rs 50,000 premium than the other and offers same fuel efficiency like that with its manual counterpart.
The Dzire here comes under the sub-4-metre sedan segment offering more boot space than the hatchback, Swift. Both the cars offer automatic climate control, touchscreen infotainment system supporting Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and more features. The prices for the Swift diesel AMT starts at Rs 7.5 lakh and for the Dzire it starts at Rs 8.02 lakh. All prices are based on ex-showroom, Delhi.
Next on the list is another popular subcompact sedan which gives quite a competition to the Dzire. Honda Amaze promises a spacious cabin with low NVH levels on the inside. Being powered by a 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel engine, Honda Amaze is first in the segment to offer a CVT transmission in a diesel engine.
The turbocharged motor produces 74 bhp with 160 Nm of torque which is suitable for city driving and highway cruising in total. It returns a fuel efficiency of 23.8 kmpl (ARAI Certified).
Dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, seat belt reminder, high-speed alert sysem are some of the safety features the ccar gets. Prices for the Amaze CVT diesel starts at Rs 8.59 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Maruti Vitara Brezza AGS
Next on the list is the dominating sub-compact SUV in its segment, the Vitara Brezza. Launched back in 2016, it immediately cut its rival Ford Ecosport in terms of sales and still holds the top position in the market even after so much competition coming in.
Maruti Vitara Brezza is one of the few compact SUVs counted up in top five diesel automatic cars under Rs 10 lakh. Priced at Rs 9.01 lakh for the AGS, it undercuts its rival Tata Nexon which starts at Rs 9.09 lakh. The SUV returns a fuel economy of 24.29 kmpl, ARAI certified. All prices are in context to ex-showroom, Delhi.
Maruti Brezza offers automatic climate control, 16-inch alloy wheels, multi-function steering wheel with a touchscreen infotainment system supporting Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as connectivity features.
The car features a lot of flamboyant design but on the other hand, the interiors of this car are conventional. Tata Nexon instantly took a hit among Indian buyers because of the long list of features, however, it could never beat the Maruti Brezza in terms of sales.
Tata Nexon diesel automatic is powered by a 1.5-litre, 4-cylinder, turbocharged diesel engine churning out 108 bhp with 260 Nm of peak torque. It comes mated to an AMT gearbox thus returning a handsome fuel efficiency of 23.97 kmpl and also giving ease of driving in the city’s traffic jam.
The SUV offers a range of features like Projector headlamps with LED DRLs and LED taillights, 16-inch machine cut alloy wheels, automatic climate control along with multi-drive mode ranging from Eco, City and Sport. The price for the Nexon Diesel Automatic starts at Rs 9.09 lakh for the base trim and goes up too Rs 11.07 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the top end variant.
The Ameo is another subcompact sedan which gets the choice of an automatic gearbox in a diesel engine. However, it is priced at Rs 9.90 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) which makes it pricier than its competition. But we tell you why.
Volkswagen Ameo is powered by a 1.5-litre turbocharged diesel motor which generates 109 bhp with 250 Nm of torque. It is mated to a 7-speed DSG transmission which makes it costly than its rivals. It returns a decent fuel economy of 21.73 kmpl and also comes with a much-refined transmission.
The car offers dual front airbags, ABS with ESP, Traction Control and ill Hold Control as some of the safety features. It gets 16-inch alloy wheels and a touchscreen system with voice command and Bluetooth as connectivity features.
Here we told you about the top five diesel automatic cars under Rs 10 lakh which consisted of a hatchback, sub-compact sedans and also SUVs. The above article featured from various typed of automatic transmission ranging from AMT to CVT and DSG. Now, the final choice is yours depending upon your need and of course the budget.