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Hyundai Aura Petrol Or Diesel? Mileage & Running Cost Comparison

If you’re wondering whether you should buy the Hyundai Aura petrol or diesel then this article will help you come to a conclusion. Here, we’ll take the latest ex-showroom prices of the Aura 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 Aura will work best for you and save you money in the long run. Let’s start with the difference in their ex-showroom prices.

 

Hyundai Aura

Hyundai Aura Petrol Vs Diesel - Price Comparison

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

HYUNDAI AURA PETROL VS DIESEL PRICES

EX-SHOWROOM DELHI (FEBRUARY 2022)

Variants

Petrol Prices

Difference

Diesel Prices

S Manual

Rs. 6,79,700

Rs. 1,12,900

Rs. 7,92,600

SX (O) Manual

Rs. 8,04,700

Rs. 1,13,900

Rs. 9,18,600

S Automatic

Rs. 7,29,600

Rs. 1,12,900

Rs. 8,42,500

SX Plus Automatic

Rs. 8,23,600

Rs. 1,13,900

Rs. 9,37,500

For the Hyundai Aura diesel, you’re paying between Rs. 1.13 lakh and Rs. 1.14 lakh more than the Aura petrol.

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Hyundai Aura Petrol Vs Diesel - Running Cost Calculation - February 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.

HYUNDAI AURA

COST PER KM (FEBRUARY 2022)

 

Petrol

Difference

Diesel

Fuel Price Delhi

Rs. 95.45

Rs. 8.74

Rs. 86.71

Manual Mileage

20.5kmpl

4.85kmpl

25.35kmpl

Manual Cost Per KM

Rs. 4.66/km

Rs. 1.24/km

Rs. 3.42/km

Automatic Mileage

20.3kmpl

5.1kmpl

25.4kmpl

Automatic Cost Per KM

Rs. 4.7

Rs. 1.29

Rs. 3.41

At the current fuel prices, the Hyundai Aura petrol manual will cost you Rs. 1.24 more than the Hyundai Aura diesel manual for every kilometre you drive. With the automatic, the Hyundai Aura diesel will save you Rs. 1.29/km compared to the petrol automatic.

Kilometres To Breakeven With Hyundai Aura Diesel

HYUNDAI AURA PETROL VS DIESEL

KM TO RECOVER (FEBRUARY 2022)

Variants

KM to Recover

S Manual

91,374km

SX (O) Manual

92,183km

S Automatic

87,642km

SX Plus Automatic

88,419km

Depending on the variant, you’ll have to cover 91,374 to 92,183 km with the Hyundai Aura diesel manual to recover the extra price you pay upfront over the Aura petrol. With the automatic, depending on the variant, you’ll have to cover 87,642 to 88,419km with the Aura diesel to recover the extra price you pay upfront over the Aura petrol.

Should You Buy Hyundai Aura Petrol Or Diesel?

The Aura diesel will take about 90,000km to recover the higher upfront cost you’re paying for the diesel engine. Besides the longer range per tank full and better torque, we don't see many reasons to recommend the Aura diesel. You should only buy the Aura diesel over the petrol if you intend to cover considerably more than 1.0 lakh kilometres.

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.

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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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