Hot fuel efficient diesel hatchbacks
Though the initial purchase price and after-sales service costs are higher than the petrol ones, but these costs can be recovered with the monthly running. Now comes the big question; which diesel hatch is the best to go with? We at ZigWheels give you a list of the hot picks in the market.
Ford Figo 1.4 Duratorq Titanium
A neat small car from the Blue Oval, the Figo is a worthy hatchback to own. Powered by a 1399cc engine which is same as the Fiesta and the Ikon, the Figo has set the fire for the large B-segment cars.
With the excellent 1.4-litre Duratorq TDCi diesel engine, the Figo diesel is available in four trim options—Lxi, VXi, ZXi and Titanium; the top model Titanium costs you Rs. 5.45 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) with an estimated mileage fuel economy of 15kmpl (city) and 18kmpl (highway).
Hyundai I20 1.4 (D) Asta
Launched in 2008, the Hyundai i20 is a premium hatchback on offer from Hyundai Motor India. Offered with a choice of petrol and diesel engines, the i20 is probably the most beautiful Hyundai available in India and its good looks have had a lot to do with its success.
Powered with 1396cc engine, the i20 diesel is available in four variants—Era, Magna, Sportz and Asta. The top model Asta comes at a cost of Rs. 6.98 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) and delivers a mileage of 18kmpl (city) and 23kmpl (highway). Adding to that is the fact that it offers a brilliant ride quality making Hyundai i20 a great package.