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    Buy Hyundai Aura 1.2L Normal Petrol Or Diesel? Mileage & Running Cost Comparison

    by Mahesh Yadav on Sunday, Sep 05 2021

    If you’re wondering whether you should buy the Hyundai Aura 1.2L normal petrol or diesel then this article will help you come to a conclusion. Here, we’ll take the latest ex-showroom prices of the Aura and look at the price difference. Based on the current 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 Aura will work best for you and save you money in the long run. Let’s start with the difference in their ex-showroom prices.

     

    Hyundai Aura

    Hyundai Aura 1.2L Normal Petrol Vs Diesel - Price Comparison

    Let’s look at the latest ex-showroom prices of the Hyundai Aura normal petrol and diesel to see what extra cost you’re paying for the Aura diesel over the Aura 1.2L petrol.

    HYUNDAI AURA PETROL VS DIESEL PRICES

    EX-SHOWROOM DELHI (SEPTEMBER 2021)

    Variants

    1.2L Normal Petrol Prices

    Difference

    Diesel Prices

    S Manual

    Rs. 6,78,500

    Rs. 1,12,900

    Rs. 7,91,400

    SX Manual

    Rs. 8,03,500

    Rs. 1,13,900

    Rs. 9,17,400

    S Automatic

    Rs. 7,28,400

    Rs. 1,12,900

    Rs. 8,41,300

    SX Plus Automatic

    Rs. 8,22,400

    Rs. 1,13,900

    Rs. 9,36,300

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    For the Hyundai Aura diesel manual, you’re paying between Rs. 1.13 lakh and Rs. 1.14 lakh more than the petrol.

    With the automatic transmission, the ex-showroom price for the Aura diesel is Rs. 1.13 lakh to Rs. 1.14 lakh higher than the Aura 1.2L petrol.

    Hyundai Aura Normal Petrol  Vs Diesel - Running Cost Calculation - September 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.

    Hyundai Aura Cost Per KM (September 2021)

     

    1.2L Normal Petrol

    Difference

    1.2L Turbo Diesel

    Fuel Price Delhi

    Rs. 102

    Rs. 12

    Rs. 90

    Manual Mileage

    20.5kmpl

    4.85kmpl

    25.35kmpl

    Manual Cost Per KM

    Rs. 4.98/km

    Rs. 1.43/km

    Rs. 3.55/km

    Automatic Mileage

    20.3kmpl

    5.1kmpl

    25.4kmpl

    Automatic Cost Per KM

    Rs. 5.02/km

    Rs. 1.48/km

    Rs. 3.54/km

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    At the current fuel prices, the Hyundai Aura petrol manual will cost you Rs. 1.43 more than the Hyundai Aura diesel manual for every kilometer you drive. With the automatic, the Hyundai Aura diesel will save you Rs.1.48/km compared to the 1.2L petrol AMT automatic.

    Kilometres To Breakeven With Hyundai Aura Diesel

    Hyundai Aura Normal Petrol Vs Diesel

    KM to Recover (September 2021)

    Variants

    KM to Recover

    S Manual

    79,211km

    SX Manual

    79,912km

    S Automatic

    76,216km

    SX Plus Automatic

    76,891km

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    Depending on the variant, you’ll have to cover 79,211 to 79,912km with the Hyundai Aura diesel manual to recover the extra price you pay upfront over the Aura 1.2L petrol. With the automatic, depending on the variant, you’ll have to cover 76,216 to 76,891km with the Aura diesel to recover the extra price you pay upfront over the Aura 1.2L petrol.

    Should You Buy Hyundai Aura Normal Petrol Or Diesel?

    With the Aura diesel manual as well as automatic, you’ll have to drive the car for about 80,000km to recover the higher cost you’re paying for the diesel engine. The Aura diesel will give you higher torque output, better drivability and longer tank range. But, if you don’t think you’ll drive the car for at least 70,000 - 80,000km, then you should consider buying the 1.2L petrol engine only.

    If you don’t mind giving up a little bit of the driving range, performance/driveability and boot space, then you should consider buying the Aura CNG in the S variant. It’ll cost you less than the Aura diesel and the running cost per km is also lower with the CNG. The km to breakeven with Aura CNG is only 50,000km over the Aura petrol.

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Mahesh is a fan of compact, quirky and underrated vehicles that punch above their weight. Multix, Nano, Strom R3 and Navi are his favorites.

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