Tata Altroz Petrol Or Diesel? Mileage & Running Cost Comparison

Tata Altroz Petrol Or Diesel? Mileage & Running Cost Comparison

If you’re wondering whether you should buy the Tata Altroz 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 Altroz and look at the price difference. Based on the current normal 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.

Tata Altroz

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:

Diwali Gift From Govt: Petrol, Diesel Prices Reduced - City-Wise Latest Prices & Old Vs New Price Comparison

Tata Altroz Normal Petrol Vs Diesel - Price Comparison

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

TATA ALTROZ NORMAL PETROL VS DIESEL PRICES

EX-SHOWROOM DELHI (NOVEMBER 2021)

Variants

Normal Petrol

Difference

Diesel

XE Manual

Rs. 5,84,900

Rs. 1,19,600

Rs. 7,04,500

XE Rhythm Manual

Rs. 5,99,900

Rs. 1,27,600

Rs. 7,27,500

XM Manual

Rs. 6,49,900

Rs. 1,15,000

Rs. 7,64,900

XM Plus Manual

Rs. 6,79,900

Rs. 1,15,000

Rs. 7,94,900

XT Manual

Rs. 7,38,400

Rs. 1,15,000

Rs. 8,53,400

XZ Manual

Rs. 7,92,400

Rs. 1,15,000

Rs. 9,07,400

XZ(O) Manual

Rs. 8,04,400

Rs. 1,15,000

Rs. 9,19,400

XZ Plus Manual

Rs. 8,44,400

Rs. 1,15,000

Rs. 9,59,400

For the Tata Altroz diesel manual, you’re paying between Rs. 1.15 lakh and Rs. 1.28 lakh more than the normal petrol.

Tata Altroz Normal 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.

TATA ALTROZ COST PER KM (NOVEMBER 2021)


Normal Petrol

Difference

Diesel

Fuel Price Delhi

Rs. 103.97

Rs. 17.3

Rs. 86.67

Manual Mileage

19.05kmpl

6.06kmpl

25.11kmpl

Manual Cost Per KM

Rs. 5.46/km

Rs. 2.01/km

Rs. 3.45/km

At the current fuel prices, the Tata Altroz normal petrol manual will cost you Rs. 2.01 more than the Tata Altroz diesel manual for every kilometer you drive.

Kilometres To Breakeven With Tata Altroz Diesel

TATA ALTROZ PETROL VS DIESEL

KM TO RECOVER (NOVEMBER 2021)

Variants

KM to Recover

XE Manual

59,617km

XE Rhythm Manual

63,605km

XM Manual

57,324km

XM Plus Manual

57,324km

XT Manual

57,324km

XZ Manual

57,324km

XZ(O) Manual

57,324km

XZ Plus Manual

57,324km

Depending on the variant, you’ll have to cover 57,324 to 63,605km with the Tata Altroz diesel manual to recover the extra price you pay upfront over the Altroz petrol.

Should You Buy Tata Altroz Normal Petrol Or Diesel?

If you foresee covering more than 1,00,000km during the vehicle ownership, then you can consider buying the Altroz diesel. Besides the better fuel efficiency, the diesel engine will also give you far superior torque output compared to the normal petrol engine. If you frequently drive on the highways, then you can buy the Altroz diesel as it’ll drastically improve the drivability and highway performance.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mahesh Yadav

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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