Tata Nexon Petrol Vs Diesel Mileage Running Cost Which Is Better

Tata Nexon Petrol Vs Diesel Mileage Running Cost Which Is Better

If you’re wondering whether you should buy the Tata Nexon petrol or diesel then this article will help you come to a conclusion. Here, we’ll take the latest ex-showroom prices of the Nexon 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 Nexon 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 Nexon

Tata Nexon Petrol Vs Diesel - Price Comparison

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

TATA NEXON PETROL VS DIESEL PRICES

EX-SHOWROOM DELHI (SEPTEMBER 2021)

Variants

Petrol Prices

Difference

Diesel Prices

XE Manual

Rs. 7,28,900

Rs. 1,30,000

Rs. 8,58,900

XM Manual

Rs. 8,27,400

Rs. 1,24,000

Rs. 9,51,400

XM (S) Manual

Rs. 8,81,400

Rs. 1,18,500

Rs. 9,99,900

XZ Manual

Rs. 9,27,400

Rs. 1,33,000

Rs. 10,60,400

XZ Plus Manual

Rs. 9,99,900

Rs. 1,35,500

Rs. 11,35,400

XZ Plus (S) Manual

Rs. 10,67,400

Rs. 1,33,000

Rs. 12,00,400

XZ Plus (O) Manual

Rs. 10,97,400

Rs. 1,33,000

Rs. 12,30,400

XM Automatic

Rs. 8,89,400

Rs. 1,24,000

Rs. 10,13,400

XM (S) Automatic

Rs. 9,41,400

Rs. 1,22,500

Rs. 10,63,900

XZ Plus Automatic

Rs. 10,64,400

Rs. 1,33,000

Rs. 11,97,400

XZ Plus (S) Automatic

Rs. 11,29,400

Rs. 1,33,000

Rs. 12,62,400

XZ Plus (O) Automatic

Rs. 11,59,400

Rs. 1,33,000

Rs. 12,92,400

 Also Read - 2021 Tata Nexon Petrol Variants Explained

For the Tata Nexon diesel manual, you’re paying between Rs. 1.19 lakh and Rs. 1.36 lakh more than the petrol. With the automatic transmission, the ex-showroom price for the Nexon diesel is Rs. 1.23 lakh and Rs. 1.33 lakh higher than the petrol.

Tata Nexon - 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 Nexon Cost Per KM (September 2021)

 

Petrol

Difference

Diesel

Fuel Price Delhi

Rs. 102

Rs. 12

Rs. 90

Manual Mileage

17.57kmpl

4.87kmpl

22.44kmpl

Manual Cost Per KM

Rs. 5.81/km

Rs. 1.79/km

Rs. 4.01/km

Automatic Mileage

16.35kmpl

6.09kmpl

22.44kmpl

Automatic Cost Per KM

Rs. 6.24/km

Rs. 2.23/km

Rs. 4.01/km

 Also Read - 2021 Tata Nexon Diesel Variants Explained 

At the current fuel prices, the Tata Nexon petrol manual will cost you Rs. 1.79 more than the Tata Nexon diesel manual for every kilometre you drive. With the automatic, the Tata Nexon diesel will save you Rs.2.23 compared to the petrol automatic.

Kilometres To Breakeven With Tata Nexon Diesel

Variants

KM to Recover

XE Manual

72,437km

XM Manual

69,094km

XM (S) Manual

66,029km

XZ Manual

74,109km

XZ Plus Manual

75,502km

XZ Plus (S) Manual

74,109km

XZ Plus (O) Manual

74,109km

XM Automatic

55,659km 

XM (S) Automatic

54,986km

XZ Plus Automatic

59,699km

XZ Plus (S) Automatic

59,699km

XZ Plus (O) Automatic

59,699km

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Depending on the variant, you’ll have to cover 66,030 to 75,502km with the Tata Nexon diesel manual to recover the extra price you pay upfront over the Nexon petrol. With the automatic, depending on the variant, you’ll have to cover 54,986 to 59,699km with the Nexon diesel to recover the extra price you pay upfront over the Nexon petrol.

Should You Buy Tata Nexon Petrol Or Diesel?

The breakeven mileage for the Nexon diesel manual is slightly higher than with the Nexon diesel automatic. So, if you’re considering buying the Nexon diesel automatic, then you’ll recover the higher cost over the Nexon petrol much sooner compared to the Nexon petrol automatic. If you want the Nexon diesel manual and you anticipate driving more than 75,000km, only then you should consider buying the Nexon diesel.

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.

1 Comments

  1. M Manoj says:
    October 08 2021 00:06:12

    Is the Periodic Service cost difference, if any, taken into account?

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