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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.

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 (AUGUST 2022)

Variants

Turbo Petrol Prices

Difference

Diesel Prices

XT Manual

Rs. 8,24,900

Rs. 70,000

Rs. 8,94,900

XZ Manual

Rs. 8,86,900

Rs. 58,000

Rs. 9,44,900

XZ Plus Manual

Rs. 9,24,900

Rs. 70,000

Rs. 9,94,900

For the Tata Altroz diesel manual, you’re paying between Rs. 58,000 and Rs. 70,000 more than the turbo petrol.

Tata Altroz Turbo 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)

 

Turbo Petrol

Difference

Diesel

Fuel Price Delhi

Rs. 96.76

Rs. 7.1

Rs. 89.66

Manual Mileage

18.13kmpl

4.9kmpl

23.03kmpl

Manual Cost Per KM

Rs. 5.34/km

Rs. 1.44/km

Rs. 3.89/km

At the current fuel prices, the Tata Altroz turbo petrol manual will cost you Rs. 1.44 more than the Tata Altroz diesel manual for every kilometre you drive.

Kilometres To Breakeven With Tata Altroz Diesel

TATA ALTROZ TURBO PETROL VS DIESEL

KM TO RECOVER (AUGUST 2022)

Variants

KM to Recover

XT Manual

48,482km

XZ Manual

40,171km

XZ Plus Manual

48,482km

Depending on the variant, you’ll have to cover 40,171 to 48,482 km 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?

While the Altroz turbo petrol offers good drivability, the diesel’s torque output is still higher. After factoring in the higher fuel efficiency of the Altroz diesel, you can expect to recover the higher upfront cost in about 40 to 48 thousand km. So, even for Tata Altroz buyers who plan to drive the car for about 50,000km, the Altroz diesel makes good sense over the Altroz turbo.

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.

Fuel Cost Calculator

 

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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