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    Buy Tata Altroz Turbo Petrol Or Diesel? Mileage & Running Cost Comparison

    by Mahesh Yadav on Friday, Sep 03 2021

    If you’re wondering whether you should buy the Tata Altroz turbo petrol or turbo 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 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.

    Tata Altroz Turbo Petrol Vs Diesel Prices

    Ex-Showroom Delhi (September 2021)

    Variants

    Turbo Petrol Prices

    Difference

    Diesel Prices

    XT Manual

    Rs. 8,02,400

    Rs. 51,000

    Rs. 8,53,400

    XZ Manual

    Rs. 8,72,400

    Rs. 35,000

    Rs. 9,07,400

    XZ Plus Manual

    Rs. 9,09,400

    Rs. 50,000

    Rs. 9,59,400

    Also Read - 2021 Tata Altroz Normal Petrol Vs Diesel - Mileage & Running Cost Comparison

    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 - 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.

    Tata Altroz Cost Per KM

    (September 2021)

     

    Petrol

    Difference

    Diesel

    Fuel Price Delhi

    Rs. 102

    Rs. 12

    Rs. 90

    Manual Mileage

    18.13kmpl

    4.9kmpl

    23.03kmpl

    Manual Cost Per km

    Rs. 5.63/km

    Rs. 1.72/km

    Rs. 3.91/km

     Know More - 2021 Tata Altroz best Variant to Buy

    At the current fuel prices, the Tata Altroz turbo petrol manual will cost you Rs. 1.72 more than the Tata Altroz diesel manual for every kilometer you drive.

    Kilometres To Breakeven With Tata Altroz Diesel

    Variants

    KM to Recover

    XT Manual

    29,684

    XZ Manual

    20,371

    XZ Plus Manual

    29,102

     Also Read - 2021 Tata Altroz Petrol Variants Explained

    Depending on the variant, you’ll have to cover 20,371km to 29,684km with the Tata Altroz diesel manual to recover the extra price you pay upfront over the Altroz 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 20,000km. Even for the XT and XZ Plus, 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.

    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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