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Tata Altroz Petrol Or Diesel? Mileage & Running Cost Comparison

If you’re wondering whether you should buy the Tata Altroz 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 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

Tata Altroz Petrol Vs Diesel - Price Comparison

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

TATA ALTROZ PETROL VS DIESEL
PRICES - EX-SHOWROOM DELHI (AUGUST 2022)

Variants

Petrol Prices

Difference

Diesel Prices

XE Plus Manual

Rs. 6,59,900

Rs. 1,25,000

Rs. 7,84,900

XM Plus Manual

Rs. 7,19,900

Rs. 1,25,000

Rs. 8,44,900

XT Manual

Rs. 7,69,900

Rs. 1,25,000

Rs. 8,94,900

XZ Manual

Rs. 8,19,900

Rs. 1,25,000

Rs. 9,44,900

XZ Plus Manual

Rs. 8,69,900

Rs. 1,25,000

Rs. 9,94,900

For the Altroz diesel manual, you’re paying Rs. 1.25 lakh more than the Altroz petrol manual.

Tata Altroz Petrol Vs Diesel - Running Cost Calculation - August 2022

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 (AUGUST 2022)

 

Petrol

Difference

Diesel

Fuel Price Delhi

Rs. 96.76

Rs. 7.1

Rs. 89.66

Manual Mileage

18.53kmpl

4.5kmpl

23.03kmpl

Manual Cost Per KM

Rs. 5.22/km

Rs. 1.33/km

Rs. 3.89/km

At the current fuel prices, the Tata Altroz petrol manual will cost you Rs. 1.33 more than the Tata Altroz diesel manual for every kilometre you drive.

Kilometres To Breakeven With Tata Altroz Diesel

TATA ALTROZ PETROL VS DIESEL KM TO RECOVER (AUGUST 2022)

Variants

KM to Recover

XE Plus Manual

94,083km

XM Plus Manual

94,083km

XT Manual

94,083km

XZ Manual

94,083km

XZ Plus Manual

94,083km

You’ll have to cover 94,083 km with the Tata Altroz diesel manual to recover the extra price you pay upfront over the Altroz petrol.

Should You Buy Tata Altroz Petrol Or Diesel?

Compared to the Altroz normal petrol, the turbo diesel models cost flat Rs. 1.25 lakh more. You can recover this higher amount in about 94,000km. So, you should buy the Altroz diesel instead of the Altroz 1.2L normal petrol model if you can drive the car for at least 1 lakh kilometres during the ownership.

You can use our Fuel Cost Calculator to see how any petrol, diesel or CNG car will cost to run based on the latest fuel price in your city.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Prathu Sharma

Engineer by upbringing, artist by passion, motorhead because ,why not! Likes to know about everything related to technology, switches between american muscle and german innovation depending on the day. Wants to own 69' Mustang Mach 1 and to drive BMW M3 87'someday.

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