I suggest you to buy petrol car only if your running is limited to 1000kms/month. No it is not necessary to start your car every day as these days diesel engines are very much refined . You would be paying more cost , more registration tax , more VAT and more insurance if you buy diesel car.
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Hyundai was considering it, but the volumes won’t justify the price it will come in at – as it will be imported.
As the way things stand at the moment, you’ll still likely get a higher resale on diesel vehicles, but that could change in the next couple of years.
Swift and Swift dzire shares the same engine (DDis 74bhp), Polo uses Tdi engine and i20 use Crdi engine (90HP). Crdi has the best refinement in the segment, Highest Power/Torque, Good FE and easy to maintain than the swift/polo.
@ashu varma the diesel engines which these cars are using are running on the same technology common rail direct injection..the difference between them are turbochargers,displacement and no. cylinders
The i20′s engine is the most powerful and the most refined. Polo has the better suspension. Maintenance costs are similar for all 3.
The i20 CRDi has got the most powerful diesel engine and it is quite spacious and segment leader when it comes to features, fit and finish; The Swift DDiS is very agile and fun to drive of the lot; The DZire DDiS has got softer suspension than the Swift and therefore it has got better ride quality for day-to-day needs; The Polo TDI has got…[Read more]
It is a bit complicated to just compare engines, especially when the figure on paper is at the flywheel, an engine component that you may not even see in years of ownership of the vehicle. Also there are many other components which give a vehicle different characteristic behaviors such as suspension components, steering components, chassis…[Read more]
Well that is the main cause of concern for fiat in india. i20 crdi/swift/dzire are way ahead in terms of sales figure and has got satisfied customers.
the southern part of india has got the best auto enthusiasts of india…
I see two reasons – One is that enthusiasts who would not take a Mauti / Hyundai over a Fiat and there are more enthusiasts down south than in any other part of India. That is why a lot of 1.6 GTX or S10 Palios (stock / modded) are seen there. Two is that there are a lot of curvy / hilly roads which are not exactly flat and / or straight, this…[Read more]