Diesel cars are in great demand among the Indian buyers especially because of the fuel price. There was a time when diesel engines weren’t preferred because they required more service and had other shortcomings. But with changing times, the car manufacturers have managed to refine the diesel engines, so that they give a drive that is as smooth as what a petrol engine offers.
In this growing trend of diesel cars, we have here for you a list of top 5 cheapest diesel cars in India that carry a price tag lower than Rs. 6 lakh.
The Tata Tiago is one of the latest entrants in the hatchback segment. This new Tata car comes with both petrol and diesel engine options. The diesel version of the hatchback is powered by a 1.05-litre Revotorq motor producing 69.04bhp at 4000rpm, while its torque figure stands at 140Nm between 1800 – 3000rpm.
The Tiago petrol features a 1.2-litre, three-cylinder VCTi Revotron powertrain that’s good for 83.3bhp and 114Nm. The claimed mileage of the vehicle is around 27.28kmpl. The diesel line up of the Tiago starts at Rs. 3.94 lakh, ex-showroom New Delhi, making it one of the contenders on the list of cheapest diesel cars in India.