Diesel Powered Green Car Options

author image Tuesday 27 October 2015, 17:30 PM Greens

It is true that diesel powered green cars aren’t as common as petrol based ones but a small segment of automobile world does harbor them. If you find it hard to believe, here is a list of some famous diesel based green cars that registered their presence recently.

  1. Peugeot 307 And 308: These two are considered as the pioneers in diesel hybrid electric vehicle segment. The cars were pretty successful in achieving the best mileage records. However, their design flaws and weak structuring rendered them a little unfit for safety and reliability purposes.

    Peugeot 308
    Peugeot 308
  2. Citro A C4 Hybride HDi: One of the best rated diesel based hybrid vehicles, it scores pretty good numbers in terms of mileage and reliability. The car comes upgraded with a number of accessories and latest technologies. A few iterations of this car feature lane detection system that lets you know if you are moving out of lane. It has also been laced with a number of handling functions that reduce the pressure from driver and assist in a better driving experience. It rules the charts when it comes to diesel based green vehicles.

    Citro a c4 hybride hdi
    Citro a c4 hybride hdi
  3. Other Upcoming Vehicles: A number of reputed auto majors including Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen have declared their plans to bring-in diesel based green cars in market in coming years. The technology for diesel based hybrid power trains has been evolving with every passing day. Diesel based vehicles have an edge over petrol vehicles in terms of efficiency as well as maintenance costs. If these benefits can be combined with the pros of hybrid power mills, line ups of incredible and highly powerful vehicles can be expected. The numbers are no doubt limited in this segment, but higher numbers and better technologies are expected in coming times.

Follow Eliza Lobo on

Connect With Us

Expert Reviews