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  • Q. Which car is best to buy tata nexon petrol or Tata nexon diesel

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    Shantanu
    Shantanu | 1 month ago

    @ Siddharth | Diesel is better but with current policies, diesel vehicles can be reduced to an extent.So, resale value gets reduced for diesel compared to petrol.In terms of driving pleasure definitely diesel is better. But petrol is environment friendly and also better in terms of engine noise.

    "Hi,While other things are subjective there is one thing here that is not right. Petrol engines are not cleaner than diesel it is the diesel that is more efficient and clean. The recent changes have come based on different debates about this question.All European cars used to be petrol with some brands never offering diesel variants. Then it was found that diesel is efficient and cleaner than petrol and this brought about the major shift which the carmakers went with when changing to Diesel.The thing is that diesel is on standard terms less harmful as the exhaust contains only one harmful thing which is PM.A Petrol Engine engine gives out quite a few pollutants and there are carcinogens present in the fumes too. A catalytic converter is used to treat the exhaust from the engine to refine it and reduce the noxious gasses and pm levels to lower than allowed max levels to keel it running. Even the catalytic converter in itself causes pollution and has carcinogens too as it degrades with time.A diesel engine runs cleaner than a petrol engine without having to use a catalytic convertor. This is the kind of flip flop which takes place with everything and the perception around it. Diesel came in because of efficiency and not for the mileage or cheaper fuel because the luxury sedans are not bought by people looking at a mileage or how much they'll save running a diesel because of price. The prices are not different in other countries.What changed is that now they started a witchhunt about diesel and advocated petrol as per claims diesel is very polluting. This is only partly true because diesel has particulate matter in the exhaust but that is the only harmful thing in it while a petrol engine has harmful gases and other carcinogens which are reduced using a catalytic convertor and this new approach has led to the decision of our courts to define a healthy life of a vehicle. A vehicle's health depends on everything other than its age. But the courts ordered that limit be based on years and also incorrectly ordered that diesel will run for only 10 yrs.I have a very good example of the reason I'm pointing it out here. I have a 2010 mid-December Tata Vista Quadrajet, the Aura plus variant that is BSIV compliant. I bought the diesel because I knew I would be travelling out of the station every other day and thus chose to go for the diesel because of the price difference matters in that case. One of the answers above has actually put it across that diesel makes sense if you drive 60-70 km per day. Because if you don't run that much the price difference as well as the better fuel efficiency will not be enough to justify the higher price you will pay for diesel. As the prices are much higher. My car has done 70000 plus km in total even with the outstation trips every other day. So if I had not overestimated the running of my car it would have been cheaper to buy a petrol car and the money I would have saved would have been enough to run my car for more than a year on petrol.Now, my point is that my car is old by its date of purchase but at 70000 plus km on it would it be better than a car that did 300000 in 3 yrs or better? Its a no brainer that my car would be better as the engine and parts would not be as worn out as a 300000 km done car. It will be cleaner and healthier for sure.The law is based on logic, not perception.How did they decide that diesel should only run for ten years and petrol for 15? What data is this decision based on except some probably interested parties who come up and paint something black for their betterment?In fact, I remember that certain experts in the sciences dealing with environmental protection or anything related had conducted a study in Delhi where they recorded pollution levels in some generally crowded areas in different parts of Delhi. They then checked what the difference came to on days that are govt holidays or when there were restrictions not allowing heavy traffic into Delhi they expected to find a big difference as they were going with the idea the pollution is not due to private vehicles but because of the heavy vehicles going through every day and thus would reduce drastically whenever it is an off or closure of heavy traffic like trucks and trailers etc.They were surprised to see that there was hardly any difference and the little they could see would also be on account of less number of Pvt vehicles on the road.This actually put the argument and debate to rest and proved this idea that heavy vehicles are the cause because they use diesel. The procedure laid down by the law was that your first registration is valid for 15 years but that doesn't mean my car is going off the road to a junkyard. We have to go to the RTO and get our car inspected and the inspector then comes and checks various aspects like the safety features, physical condition etc of the car and if you keep your vehicle well you would get an extension on your existing registration for another few years but not fifteen but generally 5 yrs.There was nothing wrong with it and it is logical because this system was made by the people who introduced us to these conveniences of civilised society.

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    Zigwheels
    Zigwheels | 1 year ago

    The Tata Nexon is offered with two engine options. There is a 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol motor which produces 110PS/170Nm and a 1.5-litre diesel engine which churns out 110PS/260Nm. Both engines come mated to a 6-speed manual or AMT gearbox. Additionally, both SUVs get multiple driving modes - City, Eco, and Sport -, which alter the way the engines deliver power. Speaking of which, the diesel engine has a nice and linear power output in both manual and AMT versions. The petrol manual though feels a bit spiky in the city and needs you to constantly play with the gears. Tata has fixed that issue with the AMT version. The power delivery feels smoother and the lag is virtually unnoticeable as well. Moreover it depends on your daily car usage. If you are traveling less than 50-60km a day, opt for a petrol car instead of a diesel. With the extra Rs 1-1.50 lakh spent on a diesel purchase, you can actually drive a similar petrol car for as many as two years! So, do your math carefully. A diesel usually makes sense if you are driving above 60/70km a day. Talking about Ford EcoSport, it is the oldest member of the sub-4 metre SUV family and the recent facelift along with the addition of new engines and variants has refreshed its appeal further. It looks like a sporty little SUV and it particularly shines in the handling and safety department. The engines on offer pack everything a buyer could hope for - strong performance combined with impressive efficiency. Sadly, there is no automatic on offer with the diesel motor, while the petrol-AT combo is priced at quite a premium. Do take a test drive in order to judge your driving comfort.

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    Sanjay
    Sanjay | 4 months ago

    2 serious flaws in all nexon.If u start the car After 12-15 hours, switch on the blower and the A/C will switch ON automatically. Software issue. The idicator should turn off after the steering is turned beyond 45° but if u turn the steering in opposite direction it turns off even at 20°Both issues acknowledged but no solution since 1 year. Only excuses. Check doors from inside, lower portion begins to rust within 1 year.Pathetic car

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    Siddharth
    Siddharth | 8 months ago

    All the variants of the Tata Nexon are very well priced. But personally I think, XZ+ is the best package that you can get for the money. But if you are on a tight budget, then XM would serve the purpose.Basically, XM has all the needs and XZ+ has all the wants.Coming to city milege, it would be close to 16-17 kmpl on diesel.

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    Rahul
    Rahul | 4 months ago

    Diesel is more power, more exuberance. Petrol is a bit down compared to dieael. However, in city mode in Kolkata rush hour traffic, performance of petrol is good. No complaints there. Beyond that, it also depends on how much the car would roll daily. On ocassional long drives, its a smooth cool car. Cheers

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    Siddharth
    Siddharth | 4 months ago

    Diesel is better but with current policies, diesel vehicles can be reduced to an extent.So, resale value gets reduced for diesel compared to petrol.In terms of driving pleasure definitely diesel is better. But petrol is environment friendly and also better in terms of engine noise.

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    Rahul
    Rahul | 1 year ago

    Hi Krishna, Diesel has more mileage than petrol. The difference in maintenance cost. I had driven a Tata diesel for last 8 years. For a change, this time I went for a petrol. Take a test drive of both the variants, I may suggest. Cheers Rahul

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    Rishit
    Rishit | 1 month ago

    If you drive above 25then enjoy with the diesel and weekly or 2day drive it is the petrol the petrol is not good as much as diesel

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    Anugrah
    Anugrah | 1 month ago

    Personally I think petrol cause you don't know about diesal it can be that soon the government bans it

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    Anugrah
    Anugrah | 1 month ago

    Personally I think petrol cause you don't know about diesal it can be that soon the government bans it

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