Although the diesel cars are being accused to be the "main villain" for air pollution , there is little chances ,  that the diesel cars in India will lose sheen completely.In India diesel variants are popular due to lower fuel cost , also , in perspective of commercial or business purpose it is a very essential benchmark.More over the longer engine life and depreciation cost ( i.e. demand for 2nd hand diesel cars) is what makes it better unlike its petrol counter part.

Check out these entry level cars in diesel with best fuel efficiency.



1 Chevrolet Beat Diesel

Chevrolet Beat Diesel

The ex-showroom price of the Chevrolet Beat Diesel is Rs 6.06 lakh. The car is powered by a 936 cc, 3 Cyl In-Line TCIC diesel engine that produces a maximum power output of 56 bhp at 4000 rpm and a peak torque of 142 Nm at 1750 rpm. The engine is paired to a five-speed manual transmission gearbox. The Chevrolet Beat Diesel returns a fuel efficiency of 25.4 kmpl. The car accelerates the 0 - 100 kmph in 18.4 seconds with a top speed of 150 kmph.

2 Ford Figo Diesel

The ex-showroom price of the Ford Figo Diesel ranges from Rs 4.62 lakh to Rs 7.82 lakh. The super-refined 1.5l TDCi diesel engine of the Ford Figo produces a power output of 100 PS. The engine is mated to a five-speed manual transmission gearbox. It is one of the most fuel efficient cars as it returns an ARAI certified mileage of 25.83 kmpl. The car sprints the 0 - 100 kmph in 9.72 seconds with a top speed of 152 kmph.

3 Tata Indica V2 Diesel

Tata Indica V2 Diesel

The ex-showroom price of the Tata Indica V2 Diesel starts at Rs 4.65 lakh. The Tata Indica V2 Diesel is powered by a 1396 cc engine that generates a power output of 70 PS at 4000 RPM and a maximum torque of 140 NM at 1800 - 3000 RPM. The engine is linked to a five-speed manual transmission gearbox. The car delivers a mileage of 18 kmpl which is ARAI certified.

The Tata Indica V2 Diesel achieves the 0 - 100 kmph barrier in 16.8 seconds with a top speed of 149 kmph. 

4 Hyundai Elite i20 Diesel

Hyundai Elite i20 Diesel

The Hyundai Elite i20 is powered by 1.4 CRDi engine that produces a maximum power output of of 90 PS at 4,000 rpm and a peak torque of 220 Nm at 2750 rpm. The engine is mated to a six-speed manual transmission gearbox. The Hyundai Elite i20 delivers a fuel economy of 22.54 kmpl and the car reaches the 0 - 100 kmph mark in just 12 seconds.

The ex-showroom price of the Hyundai Elite i20 Diesel ranges from Rs 680,171 lakh to Rs 899,992 lakh.

5 Tata Zest Diesel

Tata Zest Diesel

The ex-showroom price of the top-end diesel variant of the Tata Zest is Rs 8.13 lakh. The car is powered by a 1248 cc, four cylinder, BS IV, Quadrajet engine that churns out 90 PS of maximum power at 4000 RPM and 200 Nm of peak torque at 1750 - 3000 RPM.

The engine is linked to a 5-speed Manual / 5-speed AMT transmission. In terms of fuel efficiency, the Tata Zest Diesel returns an impressive fuel economy of20.65 kmpl in the MT and 21.58 kmpl in the AMT. The Tata Zest Diesel crosses the 0 - 100 kmph mark in about 15 - 16 seconds with a top speed of 155 kmph.

6 Maruti Suzuki Celerio Diesel

The ex-showroom price of the Maruti Suzuki Celerio Diesel starts at Rs 4.65 lakh.

The Maruti Suzuki Celerio Diesel is the most fuel efficient car of the country, as it offers a claimed fuel economy of 27.62 kmpl. The car is powered by a 793 cc, two-cylinder turbocharger engine that generates a maximum power output of 47 bhp at 3500 rpm and a maximum torque of 125 Nm at 2000 rpm. The engine is paired to a five-speed manual transmission gearbox. The car sprints the 0 - 100 kmph in about 17 seconds with a top speed of 125 kmph.