We know that there are very few diesel automatic cars in India, but these are the best 5 cars with that combination you can buy under a budget of 15 Lakhs.
While we may have many petrol automatic cars in India under a budget of 15 Lakhs, there are just a handful of diesel automatic cars. There are over 15 petrol cars that get an automatic transmission as an option. So, here are the top 5 and actually the only diesel automatic cars that you can buy under this budget.
Top 5 Diesel Automatic Cars You Can Buy Under 15 Lakhs
Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Diesel AMT
This is the only hatchback in India that offers a diesel-automatic option. Grand i10 Nios was launched last year as an upgrade to the regular Grand i10. It comes with petrol and diesel engines, paired with manual as well as AMT gearboxes as an option. Diesel AMT comes in a single variant with the second-in-line Sportz variant.
- Variant Price: Rs 7.9 Lakhs
- Engine Specs: 1.2 Litre diesel engine producing 74 BHP and 190 Nm
- Gearbox – 5-speed AMT
Honda Amaze Diesel CVT
Again, Amaze is the only one in its segment to offer a diesel automatic combination. There are very few cars now that offer diesel-CVT combo and Amaze is one of them. Soon this gearbox will also come on the new City Diesel. A good thing is that Amaze CVT comes in three variants.
- Variant Price: Rs 8.91 Lakhs to Rs 9.95 Lakhs
- Engine Specs: 1.5 Litre diesel engine producing 99 BHP and 200 Nm
- Gearbox – CVT
Mahindra XUV300 Diesel AMT
XUV300 gets a couple of variants to choose when it comes to diesel-AMT configuration. Now that the competition amongst compact SUVs is so fierce, XUV300 still remains one of the only two SUVs to get an automatic gearbox to go with a diesel engine.
- Variant Price: Rs 9.99 Lakhs to Rs 12.69 Lakhs
- Engine Specs: 1.2 Litre diesel engine producing 115 BHP and 300 Nm
- Gearbox – 6-speed AMT
Tata Nexon Diesel AMT
Tata recently upgraded the Nexon with a facelift and BS6 compliant engines. Also, it offers most diesel-AMT variants to choose from when compared to other cars in this list. There are 7 variants which get this transmission option.
- Variant Price: Rs 9.8 Lakhs to Rs 12.7 Lakhs
- Engine Specs: 1.5 Litre diesel engine producing 110 BHP and 250 Nm
- Gearbox – 6-speed AMT
Hyundai Verna Diesel AT
Just last month, Hyundai launched the facelifted Verna with new engines and new gearbox options as well. Verna is the only one in its segment to offer the diesel-AT combination. Soon, it will be joined by Honda City with a diesel-CVT option.
- Variant Price: Rs 13.2 Lakhs to Rs 15 Lakhs
- Engine Specs: 1.2 Litre diesel engine producing 110 PS and 250 Nm
- Gearbox – 6-speed torque converter AT