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Difference Between Petrol Cars and Diesel Cars

Petrol Car Vs Diesel Car: Which Is Better?


Diesel Cars

Petrol Cars

Purchasing Cost

Starts from ₹ 5 lakh

Starts from ₹ 2 lakh

Maintenance Cost

Higher costs of spare parts

Lesser costs of spare parts

Fuel Cost



Mileage/Fuel Efficiency (Average)

24 Km per litre

20 Km per litre

CO2 Emission Levels

Releases less CO2

Releases more CO2

Running Cost

₹ 9 per km

₹ 4 per km

The choice between diesel cars and petrol cars entirely depends upon your requirement as both these variants have their own set of advantages and disadvantages. However, if you are looking for a car to travel shorter distances within a city, you may opt for a petrol-powered vehicle.

What Is a Petrol Car?

What Is a Diesel Car?

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