Driving a car is becoming costlier with each passing day. Constant surge in fuel prices due to increased taxes and crude oil prices has created a big hole in our pockets. But for many of us, driving a car is necessity. To help you save some money on fuel, here are the top 5 most fuel efficient diesel car options that you can consider.
1. Ford Figo
Ford Figo comes powered with a diesel engine of 1.5-litre. It claims Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) certified mileage of about 24.4 kmpl. But being fuel efficient doesn't mean that it would compromise on power. It churns out handsome 100 bhp of power with a torque of 215 Nm. The price of this car ranges between 7.74-8.18 lakh rupees.
2. Honda Amaze
Amaze compact sedan car from the stable of Honda. It comes powered by a 1.5-litre diesel engine that provides 100 bhp power with a torque of 200 Nm. It is the same engine that also powers Honda City and W-RV. The engine is mated to a manual and CVT automatic gearbox. The manual Amaze offers an ARAI certified mileage of 24.7 kmpl, whereas, diesel CVT will give your around 21 kmpl. The price of this car will range between 7.68 to 9.99 lakh rupees.
3. Tata Altroz
Tata Altroz is already creating waves for its futurstic desgin and premium interiros. It runs on a turbo engine of 1.5-litre that churns out 90 bhp power with a torque of 200 Nm. The engine is only mated to a manual transmission. The ARAI certified mileage of Tata Altroz is 25.11 kmpl and the price ranges from 6.99 lakh to 9.45 lakh rupees.
4. Hyundai Aura
Hyundai Aura runs on a 1.2-litre U2 CRDi engine. It is a three-cylinder diesel mill that churns out 75 bhp power with 190 Nm torque. The ARAI certified mileage of Aura is 25.40 kmpl. Its price ranges between 7.85 to 9.30 lakh rupees.
5. Hyundai Grand i10 Nios
Hyundai Grand i10 Nios shares some of its features with Hyundai Aura including the 1.2-litre diesel engine. It offers the same 75 bhp of power with a torque of 190 Nm. The engine of Nios is mated to a 5-speed Manual or an AMT gearbox. The ARAI certified mileage of this car is 26.2 kmpl, and the price of this car ranges between 7.11 to 8.40 lakh rupees.
These were top 5 most fuel efficient diesel engine cars. You can pick one of them to save some money on fuel.