iesel passenger cars have a great demand among Indian customers. Diesel cars can be a little more expensive to buy in the beginning but in the long run, are more economical to maintain, making them ideal for Indian roads. The major advantage is their fuel efficiency, as diesel cars offer far more mileage than their petrol counterparts.
Over the years, we have seen some top-notch diesel cars that have managed to deliver excellent results as far as mileage is concerned. So let us take a look at the top 5 fuel efficient diesel cars in India.
Maruti Swift Dzire T
he first one on our list is the people's favourite, Maruti Swift Dzire
. The car recently received a makeover, along with an improvement in its mileage at 26.59kmpl, which is as good as it gets for a compact sedan.
The high mileage is derived using a 1.3-litre 16V DDiS diesel engine that has a 1248cc displacement using 4 cylinders. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission system and apart from delivering the highest fuel economy among its counterparts, Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire remains one of the better looking models in its class.
Starting at Rs 6 lakhs (Ex-showroom price, Delhi), the Swift Dzire is quite affordable making it the ultimate compact sedan in the Indian market.Text
: Charu Kishnani, Car Dekho www.CarDekho.com, India's
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