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Best Average Diesel Cars of India in 2015

India’s Top 11 Best Average Diesel cars in 2015 with 20+ Km/L Average:

Doesn’t matter to how low the oil prices tumble, the love for the best average diesel cars in India will not fade away so soon. For the 'diesel-obsessed' Indians, it’s the economics of the ‘subsidized fuel’ & subsequent ‘savings’; which attract them to the diesel cars. The diesel as a fuel has slow-burning character, which makes diesel-engine cars deliver higher mileage over their petrol-counterparts.

The drivability of the car depends on various technical factors such as the engine capacity, power & mainly the torque. Below is the table showing various car models, their engine capacity, amount of torque they produce and mileage they deliver. It will help you get to a conclusion while deciding your next diesel hatchback.



Following are the top 11 best average diesel cars of India (hatchbacks segment) in 2015.

At the top of the list of the best average diesel cars is Maruti Celerio Diesel, which delivers a class-leading mileage of 27.62 Km/L; is powered by a twin-cylinder engine.

1. Maruti Celerio - 793cc - 125 Nm - 27.62 Km/L

Maruti Celerio Diesel (Photo Courtesy: Maruti Suzuki)
Maruti Celerio Diesel (Photo Courtesy: Maruti Suzuki)

New Honda Jazz with a high torque engine delivers an impressive 27.30 Km/L.

2. Honda Jazz - 1498cc - 204 Nm - 27.3 Km/L.



Honda Jazz 2015 (Image Courtesy: Honda Cars India)
Honda Jazz 2015 (Image Courtesy: Honda Cars India)

Chevrolet Beat fetches 25.44 Km/L.

3. Chevrolet Beat - 936cc - 152 Nm - 25.44 Km/L

Chevrolet Beat
Chevrolet Beat

Maruti’s best-selling car Swift Diesel is also among the best average diesel cars with 25.20 Km/L.

4. Maruti Swift - 1248cc - 193 Nm - 25.20 Km/L

Maruti Suzuki Swift 2014 (Photo Courtesy: Maruti Suzuki)
Maruti Suzuki Swift 2014 (Photo Courtesy: Maruti Suzuki)

Tata’s oldest & most reliable workhorse, the Indica eV2 Diesel lives upto its expectations and delivers a promising 25 Km/L.

5. Tata Indica eV2 - 1396cc - 142 Nm - 25.00 Km/L

Tata Indica eV2
Tata Indica eV2

Best average diesel cars of India (hatchbacks segment) in 2015...Continues.

Hyundai Grand i10 Diesel gives 24 Km/L.

6. Hyundai Grand i10 - 1120 cc - 163 Nm - 24 Km/L

Hyundai Grand i10 (Photo courtesy: Hyundai)
Hyundai Grand i10 (Photo courtesy: Hyundai)

Toyota Etios Liva also makes it to the best average diesel cars, delivers 23.59 Km/L.

7. Toyota Etios Liva - 1364 cc - 173 Nm - 23.59 Km/L

Totoya Etios Liva
Totoya Etios Liva

Nissan Micra offers 23.08 Km/L.

Best Average Diesel cars in India

8. Nissan Micra - 1461 cc - 163 Nm - 23.08 Km/L

Nissan Micra
Nissan Micra

Tata’s another reliable workhorse Vista also makes it to the best average diesel cars with 22.30 Km/L.

9. Tata Indica Vista - 1248 cc - 190 Nm - 22.30 Km/L

Tata Vista
Tata Vista

Mahindr’a Verito Vibe also offers a decent 20.8 Km/L.

10. Mahindra Verito Vibe - 1461 cc - 163 Nm - 20.8 Km/L

Mahindra Verito Vibe
Mahindra Verito Vibe

The last but not the least, despite the ongoing scandal, Volkswagen’s Polo Diesel also make it to the ‘20+ club’ with 20.14 Km/L.

11. Volkswagen Polo - 1498 cc - 234 Nm - 20.14 Km/L

New-Polo
New-Polo

*Under Test Conditions as claimed by the manufacturers

 Note: (All Images: Courtesy, respective manufacturer)

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