When it comes to offering profit and perks to both maker and buyer, compact cars have forever captured the crowning position. However, when we classify this section in terms of purchase cost, better mileage, and smooth drivability, diesel hatchbacks have enjoyed top position unchallenged. With time the segment has both evolved and expanded to a completely new level where ‘dearth of options’ is an unknown concept. In order to make thing simpler, therefore, we bring you a list of top 10 best diesel hatchbacks cars in India that might help in taking a better decision with respect to your next purchase.
Maruti Suzuki Swift – One of the top-trading diesel hatchback cars in India, it garners affection for its sporty style, spacious interiors, higher fuel economy, and engine specifications. Other than a1.2-litre petrol engine, it propels on a 1.3-litre Multijet diesel mill.
Maruti Suzuki Celerio – The game changer, this one proves Maruti’s prowess in drawing the best from small things. In terms of calibration, it carries one of the most squeezed diesel mills in India. The car sprints over a 0.8-litre diesel engine that suitably melds with one of the most affordable set of gearboxes. View more maruti suzuki cars.
Hyundai Grand i10 – The second best selling diesel hatchback car in India, this one is a complete package with ample features, frugal motors, above average drivability, and sporty looks, it is powered by a 1.1-litre diesel and 1.2-litre petrol engine.
Honda Jazz Diesel – Though it is yet to enter Indian markets, it is already getting counted on top positions as we know the ability of diesel engine it will be propelling on. Honda has bestowed this hatchback with an i-DTEC Earthdream engine and the best thing, its pricing is within comfort zone of buyers. View more honda cars.
Hyundai Elite i20 – One of the most best & successful diesel hatchbacks cars in India that satisfied both buyers and critics. It adorns Sculpture 2.0 design philosophy and runs on a 1.4-litre CRDi diesel engine. View more hyundai cars.
Ford Figo – A value for money car in true sense, it is equipped with latest comfort and connectivity equipment. Gets powered by a 1.2-litre petrol and 1.4-litre diesel engine. View ford cars.
Tata Kite - To be launched by the end of this year, the Kite will be the company’s budget hatchback that will take on the likes of the Chevrolet Beat and others in the league. The vehicle is expected to come in both petrol and diesel engine options. View more tata cars.
Tata Bolt– An apt substitute for powerful Vista hatchback, Bolt boasts a powerful profile with excellent built quality. The diesel mill has been calibrated at 1.3-litre and petrol at 1.2-litre.
Volkswagen Polo – Contemporary styling, supreme drivability, and great comfort is what defines Polo with respect to top 10 cars under Rs.6 lakhs in India. A performance oriented hatchback powered by 1.2-litre petrol and 1.2-litre diesel mill. View more volkswagen cars.
Renault Pulse - A powerful diesel hatchback that took Indian markets by storm. Gets empowered by a 1.5-litre dCi engine. View more renault cars.