Top-5 diesel SUV in India

Top-5 diesel SUVs in India

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A diesel motor is an inclination of numerous vehicle fans over a petroleum motor. There are a few explanations behind it, and the first is the costs of diesel and petroleum. The underlying expense of diesel vehicles is higher than petroleum motors, yet their per km cost is fundamentally not as much as petroleum motors. There are different factors additionally due to which the benefits of diesel engine overall reduces. 

Here are the Top-5 diesel SUVs in India.

 

1.Jeep compass

 

Jeep compass is a truly made-in-India SUV that is perfectly built to last even on the roughest grounds. Recently, it got its facelift in early 2021. In this facelift, no technical touch-ups are available, but the interior has a lot. Jeep Compass is available in 14 variants and offers both petrol and diesel engine.

 

Price of Jeep Compass

 

  • The base variant of the Jeep Compass comes with a price tag of 17.19 lakh.
  • The top variant of the Jeep Compass comes with a price tag of 28.49 lakh.

 

Features of Jeep Compass

 

Jeep Compass features a 10.1-inch freestanding touchscreen, wireless charger, 370- degree camera, and a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster.

Adding onto some general features, it has power steering, power windows, door Ajar warning, automatic climate control, vanity mirror, seat lumbar support, and cruise control.

More features on the feature list are Smart Access card entry, gear shift indicator, and a hands-free tailgate.

The interior of the Jeep Compass features ventilated seats, a dual-tone dashboard, and an 8-way power driver/passenger seat. 

Its exterior has front and rear fog lights, rain-sensing wiper, rear window washer and defogger, rear spoiler, sunroof, and a moonroof. 

In terms of safety features, it has an anti-lock braking system, central locking, anti-theft alarm, 6-airbags, day and night rearview mirror, and door Ajar warning. 

Few more safety features include impact beams, traction control, tire pressure monitor, engine immobilizer, crash sensor, and electronic stability control.

 

Specifications of Jeep Compass 

 

  • Engine type: 2.0L multijet diesel
  • Engine capacity: 1956cc
  • Max power: 167.67 bhp @ 3750 rpm
  • Peak torque: 350 Nm @ 1750-2500 rpm
  • Transmission: 9-speed Automatic
  • Drive Type: All wheel drive
  • Top speed: 160.21 Kmph
  • Front suspension: McPherson strut with lower control arm
  • Rear suspension: Multijet link with the strut assembly
  • Front brake: disc
  • Rear brake: disc



2.Tata Harrier

 

Tata Harrier is the first premium SUV from Tata Motors to be built on the Land Rover platform. It has very premium features and quality interiors. It has spacious room for front, middle, as well as third seats. 

It is available in 24 variants offered in only diesel engines mated to an automatic or manual transmission.

 

Price of Tata Harrier

 

  • The base variant of the Tata Harrier comes with a price tag of 14.39 lakh.
  • The top variant of the Tata Harrier comes with a price tag of 21.09 lakh.

 

Features of Tata Harrier

 

It has a few premium features, including a panoramic sunroof, 7-inch semi-digital instrument cluster, and a JBL sound system.

Moving on to the general features, it has power steering, automatic climate control, seat lumbar support, and cruise control. It also has a Smart Access Card entry, engine start/stop button, voice control, and three drive modes.

In terms of interior features, it has a tachometer, leather seats, leather steering wheel, driving experience control eco, and dual-tone dashboard.

Its exterior features front fog lights, rain-sensing wipers, rear window washer/defogger, sunroof, and a moonroof.

In terms of safety features, it has an anti-lock braking system, central locking, child safety lock, 6-airbags, door Ajar warning, traction control, and engine immobilizer.

A few more safety features include electronic stability control, curtain airbags, brake disc wiping, Follow me home headlamps, rear camera, speed sensing auto door lock, and hill assist.

 

Specifications of Tata Harrier 

 

  • Engine type: Kryotec 2.0L turbocharged
  • Engine capacity: 1956cc
  • Max power: 167.63 bhp @ 3750 rpm
  • Peak torque: 350 Nm @ 1750-2500 rpm
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic
  • Drive Type: front wheel
  • Mileage: 17 Kmpl
  • Front suspension: McPherson strut
  • Rear suspension: Twist blade with Panhard rod and coil spring
  • Front brake: disc
  • Rear brake: drum
  • Boot space: 425L

 

3.Tata Safari

 

Another Tata on the list is the name of a very successful SUV of Tata; Tata Safari. The name has nothing to do with the older version of Safari, although it is more an updated Harrier with a 7-seat configuration.

Tata Safari is available in 16 variants and offers only one diesel engine with automatic or manual transmission.

 

Price of Tata Safari

 

  • The base variant of Tata Safari comes with a price tag of 14.99 lakh.
  • The top variant of Tata Safari comes with a price tag of 22.01 lakh.

 

Features of Tata Safari

 

Tata Safari features a skydome sunroof, captain seats, a 9-speaker JBL sound system, a digital instrument cluster, and fully automatic climate control. 

In terms of general features, it has power steering, power windows, vanity mirror, seat lumbar support, and cruise control.

Moreover, it has a Smart Access Card entry, real-time vehicle tracking, and an engine start/stop button. Its interior features leather seats, a tachometer, driving experience control eco, and a dual-tone dashboard.

The exterior has a rain-sensing wiper, rear window washer, rear spoiler, sunroof moonroof, and roof rail.

Adding onto the safety features, it has an anti-lock braking system, child safety locks, anti-theft alarm, 6-airbags, and traction control.

 

Specifications of Tata safari

 

  • Engine type: Kryotec 2.0L turbocharged
  • Engine capacity: 1956cc
  • Max power: 167.62 bhp @ 3750 rpm
  • Peak torque: 350Nm @ 1750-2500 rpm
  • Transmission: 6-speed Automatic
  • Drive Type: front wheel drive
  • Mileage: 14.08 Kmpl
  • Front suspension: McPherson strut
  • Rear suspension: Twist blade with Panhard rod and coil spring
  • Front brake: disc
  • Rear brake: disc

 

4.Mahindra XUV 700 

 

Mahindra has recently revealed its brand new premium SUV with a new Mahindra logo. The production version may arrive for test drives by mid-September. 

By now, it offers both petrol and diesel variants with only manual transmission.

 

Price of Mahindra XUV 700

 

  • The base variant of Mahindra XUV 700 comes with a price tag of 11.99 lakh by now. 
  • The top variant of this SUV comes with a price tag of Rs. 14.99 lakh.

 

Features of Mahindra XUV 700

 

Mahindra XUV 700 offers a few segment-best features like lane keep assist, Sony sound system, dual-zone climate control, panoramic sunroof, and dual 10.25-inch infotainment screens.

Moving on to the key features, it has power steering, power windows, vanity mirror, and cruise control.

Moreover, it has an engine start/stop button, hands-free tailgate, and 4-drive modes.

In its interior, it has a tachometer, digital clock, and height-adjustable driver seat.

The exterior has fog lights, a rear window washer, rear spoiler, sunroof, moonroof, and LED headlights. 

Its safety features include an anti-lock braking system, 7-airbags, anti-theft alarm, day-night rearview mirror, and engine immobilizer.

 

Specifications of Mahindra XUV 700

 

  • Engine type: M-stallion
  • Engine capacity: 1999cc
  • Max power: 197.13 bhp @ 5000 rpm
  • Peak torque: 380 Nm @ 1750-3000 rpm
  • Transmission: 6-speed manual with a turbocharger
  • Drive Type: front wheel drive
  • Fuel tank capacity: 60L
  • Front suspension: McPherson strut with FSD dampers
  • Rear suspension: Multi-link system with FSD dampers
  • Front brake: ventilated disc
  • Rear brake: solid disc

 

5.Mahindra Thar

 

The second Mahindra on the list is an all-time favorite SUV of Indians. The all-new Mahindra Thar is now more feature-packed with new 3rd generation chassis built especially for off-road. This new Thar is available in both automatic and manual transmission.

 

Price of Mahindra Thar

 

  • The base variant of Mahindra Thar comes with a price tag of Rs. 12.78 lakh.
  • The top variant of Mahindra Thar comes with a price tag of Rs. 15.08 lakh.

 

Features of Mahindra Thar

 

Mahindra Thar is a power-packed SUV that features a touch screen with steering angle, compass, G monitor display, and a 4×4 transfer case.

In terms of general features, it has power steering, power windows, automatic climate control, seat lumbar support, and cruise control.

In its interior, it features, tachometer, fabric upholstery, and adventure statistics. 

On its exterior, it has a side stepper, halogen headlamps, and LED taillights. 

In terms of safety features, it has an anti-lock braking system, brake assist, anti-theft alarm, dual airbags, and tire pressure monitor. 

 

Specifications of Mahindra Thar 

 

  • Engine type: mHawk
  • Engine capacity: 2184cc
  • Max power: 130 bhp @ 3750 rpm
  • Peak torque: 300 Nm @ 1600-2800 rpm
  • Transmission: 6-speed Automatic
  • Drive Type: four wheel drive
  • Front suspension: Independent double-wishbone suspension with Coilover damper & stabilizer bar
  • Rear suspension: Multi-Link solid rear axle with coil-over damper and stabilizer bar
  • Front brake: disc
  • Rear brake: drum

 

Conclusion

 

All these are some of the best diesel SUVs available in India in 2021. This read is for you if you are an adventure enthusiast and looking for a powerful diesel engine. These SUVs are power-packed with all the latest features and are perfect for the roughest terrains.

Mukesh choudhary
Mukesh choudhary
Age may offer experience but my passion for cars brings me expertise. I am extremely good at one thing and that's writing about cars.

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