Since the emission norms change from BS4 to BS6, small-capacity turbocharged petrol vehicles are being offered by many manufacturers in their mass-manufactured line-ups. Although compared with the naturally aspirated engines turbocharged provides you more power, performance, and fuel economy with almost the same engine Specifications. So, if you are looking for a budget performance-oriented vehicle then we have put together Top 5 affordable turbocharged cars offered in the Indian market to choose from: –
- Volkswagen Polo
Volkswagen Polo hatchback was launched over a decade ago and still waiting to be upgraded to its new generation. Recently 2021 Polo launched and, talking about the Turbo petrol engine, now the older 1.2 Litre TSI engine is bring replaced by 1.0 Litre TSI. While the Drop-in displacement hasn’t accompanied by a drop in power. However, the new 1.0 Litre develops 110 HP of maximum power and 175 Nm of peak torque, on comparison with the older 1.2 Litre its power gets up by 5 HP and the rated torque is still the same. The engine comes paired with 6-speed standard manual transmission and you also have the option of a 6-speed torque converter as well. Volkswagen currently retailed Polo TSI with a starting price of Rs 6.99 lakh ex-showroom.
|Fuel Economy ARAI||18.75 Kmpl|
- Tata Nexon
Tata’s compact SUV facelift version was launched last year and the much-awaited turbo petrol engine has been added to the line-up. Tata Nexon is currently the most affordable turbo Compact SUV in the segment, with company fitted Sunroof and a 5-star global NCAP safety crash rating. Tata retails Nexon with a base price of Rs 7.10 lakhs ex-showroom. While Nexon’s Turbo is currently the most Turbo engine in the Compact SUV Segment.
|Engine||1.2 Litre turbo|
|Fuel Economy ARAI||17.4 MT / 16 AMT Kmpl|
- Renault Kiger
Renault Motors India as well pushed into the compact SUV segment and debut Kiger with the aggressively priced Compact SUV Kiger. The Kiger came across as the good-looking fantastic value-for-money car, along with a spacious cabin, and carries the largest boot space in the Compact SUV segment. The customers can have Kiger with either a 5-speed manual or an optional CVT automatic transmission gearbox system across the variants, either with a turbo or naturally aspirated engine. Although, the turbo variant is offered from the Mid-variant RXL. Currently, Renault retails the Kiger turbo variant with a starting price at Rs 7.14 lakh ex-showroom onwards.
|Fuel Economy ARAI||20 Kmpl MT / 18 Kmpl CVT|
- Nissan Magnite
Nissan also Joins the compact SUV space with last year’s launch of Magnite. The vehicle is really aggressively priced and comes with more advanced equipped features like a 360-degree camera, android auto, apple car play, and so on. The Nissan Currently retails Magnite turbocharged starting variant XL at a starting price of Rs 7.29 lakh ex-showroom, making it one of the most affordable Turbo vehicles in the segment for sale. Even the Top-end trim price falls under Rs 10 lakhs.
|Fuel Economy||20 Kmpl MT / 17.7 Kmpl CVT|
- Tata Altroz
Tata Altroz has launched in the Indian market almost twelve months ago, and since the launch, it’s been the HIT for Tata in terms of sales volume. Few, months ago the brand has added an iTurbo variant in the premium hatch line-up. Currently, Tata retails Turbocharged variant XT of Altroz with a starting price of Rs 7.73 lakh ex-showroom. While Altroz iTurbo isn’t more powerful nor high tech around the segment, but still it’s a decent addition to the line. The 1.2 Litre three-cylinder turbo petrol comes paired with a sole 5-speed manual transmission gearbox system. Top 5 Affordable Turbocharged.
|Engine||1.2 Litre iTurbo|
|Fuel economy ARAI||18.13 Kmpl|
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