Tata Altroz Turbo Petrol Or Diesel? Mileage & Running Cost Comparison
If you’re wondering whether you should buy the Tata Altroz turbo petrol or diesel then this article will help you come to a conclusion. Here, we’ll take the latest ex-showroom prices of the Altroz and look at the price difference. Based on the current turbo petrol and diesel prices, we’ll calculate the kilometres you need to drive the car to recover the higher upfront cost. This should help you decide which engine option of the Altroz will work best for you and save you money in the long run. Let’s start with the difference in their ex-showroom prices.
Update (Nov 2021): This article includes the latest fuel prices after the Diwali price drop in petrol and diesel prices. To find out how much petrol and diesel prices were dropped in major cities, go to:
Tata Altroz Turbo Petrol Vs Diesel - Price Comparison
Let’s look at the latest ex-showroom prices of the Tata Altroz turbo petrol and diesel to see what extra cost you’re paying for the Altroz diesel over the Altroz turbo petrol.
For the Tata Altroz diesel manual, you’re paying between Rs. 35,000 and Rs. 51,000 more than the turbo petrol.
Tata Altroz Turbo Petrol vs Diesel - Running Cost Calculation - November 2021
Now, let’s compare the per kilometre fuel cost you’ll incur with both the engine options. For this, we’ll use the latest petrol and diesel prices in Delhi and the official mileage figures as a baseline.
At the current fuel prices, the Tata Altroz turbo petrol manual will cost you Rs. 2.28 more than the Tata Altroz diesel manual for every kilometer you drive.
Kilometres To Breakeven With Tata Altroz Diesel
Depending on the variant, you’ll have to cover 15,330 to 22,338km with the Tata Altroz diesel manual to recover the extra price you pay upfront over the Altroz turbo petrol.
Should You Buy Tata Altroz Turbo Petrol Or Diesel?
With a fairly loaded XZ variant, the Altroz diesel is only Rs. 35,000 more expensive than the turbo petrol. The Altroz diesel will recover the extra cost in just 15,000km. Even for the other variants, the breakeven mileage is reasonable. So, if you drive a lot and you’re choosing between the Altroz turbo and Altroz diesel, then you can go with the diesel engine option. Both the engines in this case are turbocharged. So, the Altroz turbo petrol also has very good drivability and the Altroz diesel doesn’t have the big ‘drivability’ edge over the turbo petrol.