Kia Carens: diesel automatic cars in India

Diesel Automatic Cars in India

For the regular traveller and long-distance commuter, a diesel car is one of those essentials that keeps costs down while going the distance. However, every long-distance trip must go through city traffic, where the heavy clutch of a diesel car might become a pain on the journey. Diesel automatic cars bring an additional layer of convenience that makes the driving experience more enjoyable on the city and the highway. If you are looking for a diesel-powered car that eats up the miles with ease while availing yourself of the luxury of an automatic transmission, here are the most affordable diesel automatic cars in India.

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios – Diesel AMT

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios

The most affordable diesel automatic option, Hyundai Grand i10 Nios is among the most premium hatchbacks available in India. Following their tradition, the Korean carmaker has equipped the Grand i10 Nios with a heavy load of features, which complements the spacious cabin for a soothing ambience. On the outside, the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios has been fashioned graciously and appears as a cute yet fast hatchback.

The powertrain options available on the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios include a 1.2L diesel engine and a 1.2L petrol engine that comes paired with 5-speed manual transmission or 5-speed AMT. Moreover, the enthusiast-focused 1.0L turbocharged petrol engine comes paired with 5-speed manual transmission.

Features of Hyundai i10 Nios

  • 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  • Wireless charger
  • Auto AC with rear vents
  • Keyless entry
  • Height adjustable driver seat
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Dual front airbags
  • ABS with EBD

City

On-Road Price

Used Car Price

Delhi NCR

₹5.82 – 9.71 lakhs

₹3.69 lakhs

Bengaluru

₹6.43 – 10.26 lakhs

₹4.30 lakhs

Hyderabad

₹6.23 – 9.95 lakhs

₹4.44 lakhs

Mumbai

₹6.21 – 10.05 lakhs

₹3.73 lakhs

Pune

₹6.27 – 10.15 lakhs

₹3.96 lakhs

Ahmedabad

₹6.09 – 9.64 lakhs

₹4.24 lakhs

Kolkata

₹5.92 – 9.45 lakhs

₹3.51 lakhs

Lucknow

₹6.02 – 9.61 lakhs

₹3.89 lakhs

Coimbatore

₹6.30 – 9.29 lakhs

₹4.09 lakhs

Honda Amaze – Diesel CVT

Honda-Amaze

The Honda Amaze is the only diesel automatic car offered with a CVT automatic. The popular mid-size sedan received a facelift last year and as always, remains among the best-selling sedans. Moreover, the Honda Amaze is premium on the inside, elegant on the outside, and an affordable sedan for those looking for unique Japanese luxury without stretching the budget for a Honda City.

The Honda Amaze comes with two engine options. A 1.2L petrol engine and a 1.5L diesel engine come paired with a 5-speed manual transmission and a CVT automatic. It’s also worth noting, Honda does not offer the CVT automatic on the diesel variant of the Honda City.

Features of Honda Amaze

  • 7-inch touchscreen system
  • Cruise control in manual variants
  • Auto AC
  • Paddle Shifters
  • Auto-LED projector headlights
  • ABS with EBD
  • Dual airbags
  • Rear parking sensors  

City

On-Road Price

Used Car Price

Delhi NCR

₹ 7.18 – 13.18 lakhs

₹ 5.40 lakhs

Bengaluru

₹ 7.66 – 13.83 lakhs

₹ 5.39 lakhs

Hyderabad

₹ 7.47 – 13.32 lakhs

₹ 4.03 lakhs

Mumbai

₹ 7.46 – 13.32 lakhs

₹ 3.95 lakhs

Pune

₹ 7.36 – 13.42 lakhs

₹ 7.33 lakhs

Ahmedabad

₹ 7.12 – 12.50 lakhs

₹ 4.57 lakhs

Chennai

₹ 7.34 – 13.43 lakhs

₹ 3.97 lakhs

Kolkata

₹ 7.03 – 12.33 lakhs

₹ 3.35 lakhs

Lucknow

₹ 7.16 – 12.96 lakhs

₹ 6.60 lakhs

Jaipur

₹ 7.34 – 13.28 lakhs

₹ 5.35 lakhs

Hyundai Aura – Diesel AMT

Hyundai Aura

The successor of the successful Hyundai Xcent, Hyundai Aura has a diesel automatic among its variants. What further elevates Aura’s charm, is the best-in-India fuel efficiency of its diesel automatic that delivers the ARAI mileage of 25.40 km/l. With a clean and conventional design, the Hyundai Aura maintains a sophisticated presence on the road, and its cabin offers a lot of tech goodies to make the driving experience more convenient and comfortable.

The Hyundai Aura has three engines on offer. A 1.2L petrol engine and a 1.2L diesel engine come paired with a 5-Speed manual transmission and AMT. Like the Grand i10 Nios, a 1.0L turbocharged petrol engine is present to offer driving fun, coming paired with a 5-Speed manual gearbox.

Features of Hyundai Aura

  • 8-inch infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  • Wireless Charging
  • Automatic Climate Control
  • Height adjustable driver seat
  • Cruise control
  • Dual front airbags
  • Rear parking sensors

Tata Nexon – Diesel AMT

Tata Nexon

The best-selling compact SUV of the past two months, Tata Nexon has enjoyed the advantage of offering a diesel automatic in its range. The diesel automatic Tata Nexon includes a turbocharged diesel engine, putting out 260 Nm of torque for an exhilarating driving experience. While the 5-star G-NCAP safety rating boasts of its remarkable safety, its smart combination of soothing ride experience and snazzy looks is what makes it a long-standing champion.

Tata has equipped the Nexon with two turbocharged engines, a 1.2L turbo petrol engine, and a 1.5L turbo-diesel engine. Both engines come paired with a 6-speed manual and 6-speed AMT.

Features of Tata Nexon

  • 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  • Cruise control
  • Digital instrument cluster
  • Automatic AC with rear vents
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Dual front airbags
  • Rear parking sensors
  • ABS with EBD and ESP (Electronic Stability Program)

City

On-Road Price

Used Car Price

(Starting from)

Delhi NCR

₹8.29 – 15.68 lakh

₹7.50 lakh

Bangalore

₹9.01 – 16.72 lakh

₹8.79 lakh

Hyderabad

₹8.67 – 15.95 lakh

₹10.69 lakh

Mumbai

₹8.60 – 15.95 lakh

₹7.30 lakh

Pune

₹8.60 – 15.95 lakh

₹7.69 lakh

Ahmedabad

₹8.23 – 14.89 lakh

₹8.40 lakh

Chennai

₹8.54 – 16.10 lakh

₹6.67 lakh

Kolkata

₹8.23 – 14.89 lakh

₹6.98 lakh

Lucknow

₹8.39 – 15.43 lakh

₹ 5.79 lakh

Coimbatore

₹8.53 – 16.09 lakh

₹8.40 lakh

Mahindra XUV300 – Diesel AMT

Spinny Assured Mahindra XUV300

The popular Indian compact SUV, Mahindra XUV300 is widely famous for its pleasant diesel powertrain that consists of an automatic variant as well. Sitting among the safest cars in India with its 5-star Global NCAP rating, the Mahindra XUV300 brandishes its admirably spacious and uniquely premium cabin for five occupants. Additionally, the ride quality offers impressively comfortable seats and perfect ergonomics. Mahindra has shaped the XUV300  as a muscular SUV while keeping its innate simplicity intact.

Powering the Mahindra XUV300 are two engines, a 1.2L turbo petrol engine, and a 1.5L diesel engine. Both engines come mated with either a 6-speed manual transmission or AMT.

Features of Mahindra XUV300

  • Powered sunroof
  • Cruise control
  • 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Dual-Zone climate control
  • Leatherette upholstery
  • Up to 7 airbags
  • Corner braking control
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • ABS with EBD
  • Multi-mode steering

Kia Sonet – Diesel Torque Converter Automatic

Kia Sonet

To compete with strong rivals like the Tata Nexon and Mahindra XUV300, Kia was bound to offer a diesel automatic variant in the Kia Sonet. However, it hasn’t been done for the sake of appeal as its diesel automatic powertrain is among the most appreciated ones in the segment. Borrowing most of its components from its elder sibling, the Seltos, makes the Kia Sonet attract people with its affordability.

Kia Sonet is equipped with a 1.2L petrol engine, 1.5L diesel engine, and 1.0L turbo petrol engine. The petrol engine gets 5-speed manual transmission, the diesel engine gets 6-speed MT and 6-speed torque converter automatic, and the turbo petrol engine comes paired with a 7-speed DCT and 6-speed iMT.

Features of Kia Sonet

  • 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • Powered Sunroof
  • Auto LED headlamps
  • Cruise control
  • Leatherette upholstery
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Tyre pressure monitor
  • Voice commands
  • ABS with EBD, and ESC·
  • Up to 6 airbags 

Hyundai Verna – Diesel Torque Converter Automatic

Hyundai Verna

The elegant Korean sedan, Hyundai Verna, features a reliable diesel automatic variant, which gives it a great edge over the Honda City. Being high on style and offering a lengthy list of upmarket features with a traditional Hyundai premium feel in its spacious cabin, the Verna is one of the most value-for-money midsize sedans in India. While the soft suspension enriches the ride experience the refined powertrain is the core of Verna’s competence.

Powering the Hyundai Verna are three engines, a 1.5L petrol engine, a 1.5L diesel engine, and a 1.0L turbocharged petrol engine. A 6-speed manual transmission comes as standard in both petrol and diesel engines. Furthermore, the diesel engine is coupled with a 6-speed torque converter automatic, and the petrol engine is paired with a CVT automatic. The turbocharged petrol engine comes with a sole 7-speed DCT.

Features of Hyundai Verna

  • 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • Semi-digital instrument cluster
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Wireless charging
  • Hands-free boot opening
  • Sunroof
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • Front parking sensors
  • ABS with EBD
  • Up to six airbags
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Speed alert

City

Ex-Showroom Price

On-Road Price

Used Car Price

Delhi NCR

₹9.32 – 15.36 lakhs

₹10.43 – 18.19 lakhs

₹3.80 lakhs

Bengaluru

₹9.32 – 15.36 lakhs

₹11.23 – 19.09 lakhs

₹5.80 lakhs

Hyderabad

₹9.32 – 15.36 lakhs

₹10.86 – 18.30 lakhs

₹9.39 lakhs

Mumbai

₹9.32 – 15.36 lakhs

₹10.80 – 18.32 lakhs

₹6.20 lakhs

Pune

₹9.32 – 15.36 lakhs

₹10.91 – 18.48 lakhs

₹5.60 lakhs

Ahmedabad

₹9.32 – 15.36 lakhs

₹10.45 – 17.27 lakhs

₹4.67 lakhs

Chennai

₹9.32 – 15.36 lakhs

₹10.73 – 18.51 lakhs

₹8.37 lakhs

Kolkata

₹9.32 – 15.36 lakhs

₹10.34 – 17.12 lakhs

₹4.20 lakhs

Lucknow

₹9.32 – 15.36 lakhs

₹10.52 – 17.72 lakhs

₹6.33 lakhs

Kia Seltos & Hyundai Creta – Diesel Torque Converter Automatic

Kia Seltos
Kia Seltos

The Korean cousins, Kia Seltos and Hyundai Creta share their platform, engines, and most of their transmissions which include a diesel engine with a torque converter automatic. In terms of ride luxury, both cars are brimming with advanced tech features. Delivering some of the most comfortable and feature-rich driving experiences in the segment, both cars are more than spacious for five occupants. On the outside, the Hyundai Creta flaunts its muscular and sedate aesthetics, whereas Kia Seltos looks snazzier and more attractive.

Hyundai Creta
Hyundai Creta

Both the SUVs offer three engines: a 1.5L petrol engine, a 1.5L diesel engine, a 1.4L turbocharged petrol engine. Both cars offer a 6-speed manual transmission for petrol and diesel engines, a CVT automatic for a petrol engine, a 6-speed torque converter for a diesel engine, and a 7-speed DCT automatic for a turbo petrol engine. However, the Kia Seltos also offers 6-speed iMT with a petrol engine and 6-speed manual transmission for a turbo petrol engine.

Features of Kia Seltos and Hyundai Creta

  • 10.25-inch infotainment system
  • Power-adjustable driver seat
  • Panoramic Sunroof (Hyundai Creta)
  • Standard Sunroof (Kia Seltos)
  • Digital instrument cluster
  • 360-degree parking camera (Kia Seltos)
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Paddle shifters (Hyundai Creta)
  • Wireless charging
  • Up to 6 airbags
  • ABS with EBD and ESC

City

Ex-Showroom Price

On-Road Price

Used Car Price

Delhi NCR

₹9.95 – 18.19 lakhs

₹11.13 – 21.37 lakhs

₹10.60 lakhs

Bengaluru

₹9.95 – 18.19 lakhs

₹11.97 – 22.58 lakhs

₹16.39 lakhs

Hyderabad

₹9.95 – 18.19 lakhs

₹11.56 – 21.58 lakhs

₹16.46 lakhs

Mumbai

₹9.95 – 18.19 lakhs

₹11.52 – 21.70 lakhs

₹15.68 lakhs

Coimbatore

₹9.95 – 18.19 lakhs

₹11.38 – 21.88 lakhs

₹14.70 lakhs

Hyundai Creta Price Comparison

City

Ex-Showroom Price

On-Road Price

Used Car Price

Delhi NCR

₹10.23 – 17.94 lakhs

₹11.84 – 21.12 lakhs

₹6.93 lakhs

Bengaluru

₹10.23 – 17.94 lakhs

₹12.75 – 22.28 lakhs

₹8.45 lakhs

Hyderabad

₹10.23 – 17.94 lakhs

₹12.17 – 21.32 lakhs

₹9.89 lakhs

Mumbai

₹10.23 – 17.94 lakhs

₹12.08 – 21.33 lakhs

₹6.61 lakhs

Pune

₹10.23 – 17.94 lakhs

₹12.15 – 21.44 lakhs

₹9.42 lakhs

Ahmedabad

₹10.23 – 17.94 lakhs

₹11.53 – 20.10 lakhs

₹9.27 lakhs

Chennai

₹10.23 – 17.94 lakhs

₹12.37 – 21.60 lakhs

₹7.71 lakhs

Kolkata

₹10.23 – 17.94 lakhs

₹11.43 – 19.97 lakhs

₹7.43 lakhs

Lucknow

₹10.23 – 17.94 lakhs

₹11.83 – 20.67 lakhs

₹11.59 lakhs

Jaipur

₹10.23 – 17.94 lakhs

₹11.99 – 21.21 lakhs

₹9.76 lakhs

Chandigarh

₹10.23 – 17.94 lakhs

₹11.42 – 19.95 lakhs

₹8.60 lakhs

Coimbatore

₹10.23 – 17.94 lakhs

₹12.36 – 21.58 lakhs

₹9.48 lakhs

Indore

₹10.23 – 17.94 lakhs

₹11.83 – 20.92 lakhs

₹9.35 lakhs

Mahindra Thar – Diesel Torque Converter Automatic

Mahindra Thar

The iconic Mahindra Thar packs a diesel automatic powertrain as part of its off-roading package. Moreover, the 4X4 drivetrain uses the torque of the diesel engine to conquer any off-road terrain. further accentuates the off-roading fun. The legendary SUV wears an ageless and commanding look, and its interiors have been developed to be more comfortable for off-roading trips.

The Mahindra Thar can be owned with two engine options: a 2L turbocharged petrol engine or a 2.2L diesel engine. Both engines come mated with either a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission with a 4X4 drivetrain as standard.

Features of Mahindra Thar

  • 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  • Halogen headlamps with LED DRLs
  • Cruise control
  • Automatic AC
  • Steering-mounted controls
  • Semi-digital instrument cluster
  • Washable interior
  • Removable roof panels
  • Dual front airbags
  • ABS with EBD
  • Rear parking sensors

Mahindra XUV700 – Diesel Torque Converter Automatic

Mahindra XUV700

The magnificent Indian 7-seater SUV, Mahindra XUV700 comes equipped with a diesel automatic powertrain and all-wheel-drive drivetrain. Following its family tradition, the Mahindra XUV700 is among the safest cars and is crowned with a 5-star Global NCAP safety rating. Moreover, with many segment-first perks, the SUV has remained among the best-sellers ever since its launch.

Powering the Mahindra XUV700 is a 2L turbocharged petrol engine and a 2.2L diesel engine. Both engines come mated with either a 6-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed torque converter automatic. Please note, the all-wheel-drive feature is limited to the diesel automatic variants.

Features of Mahindra XUV700

  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Up to 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Up to 6 airbags
  • 10.25-inch digital MID cluster
  • 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • Dual zone climate control
  • Level 2 ADAS

Kia Carens – Diesel Torque Converter Automatic

Kia Carens

The recent masterstroke from the Korean automaker, Kia Carens, has outshined many of its rivals within just a couple of months, especially with its diesel automatic offering. The 7-seater MUV is clean-shaped and looks muscular from its SUV-inspired face. Moreover, featuring one of the largest and most practical cabins with its highly attractive affordability and practicality is making it the go-to option for most.

Kia Carens is available with three engine options. A 1.5L petrol engine comes mated with a 6-Speed manual transmission which is standard with the other two engines as well. A 1.4L turbocharged petrol engine will come paired with 7-Speed DCT automatic. A 1.5L diesel engine comes mated with a 6-Speed torque converter automatic.

Features of Kia Carens

  • Digital instrument cluster
  • 8-speaker Bose sound system
  • Multi-function steering wheel
  • Electrically adjustable second row with one-touch tumble down
  • 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment screen with Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
  • Kia’s UVO connect
  • 64 colour ambient lighting
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Air purifier

FAQs

Which is the most affordable diesel automatic car in India?

The most affordable diesel automatic car in India is Hyundai Grand i10 Nios.

Which are the lowest-priced diesel automatic cars in India?

The Hyundai Grand i10 Nios is the most affordable diesel automatic car in India.

Which is the most expensive diesel automatic car in India?

The most expensive diesel automatic car in India is Aston Martin DBX, its ex-showroom price is Rs. 3.82 Cr.

Does Honda City come in a diesel automatic?

No, Honda City doesn’t offer a diesel automatic powertrain.

Which are the Maruti Suzuki diesel automatic cars?

Maruti Suzuki doesn’t offer any diesel engine in India.

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