Demand for sedans cars have increase in recent times with people want more luggage space for long trips with family. The availability of strong diesel models has accounted for growth in this segment and most of the automobile makers are giving importance to sedans.
Some of the most popular sedan cars with both petrol and diesel engines in India during 2015 are:
Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire (Rs 5.43 lakh – 8.19 lakh)
Maruti’s Swift Dzire is one of the top selling sedans. The petrol model is fitted with a 1.2 liter engine chunking out a maximum power of 84.3 Ps and a peak torque of 115 Nm. The diesel model have a 1.3 liter DDiS diesel engine which produces a maximum power of 75 Ps at 4,000 rpm and a pinnacle torque of 190 Nm at 4,000 rpm.
Tata Zest (Rs 5.11 lakh – Rs 8.47 lakh0
Tata Motor’s Zest is one of the most successful cars among its other models. The Petrol version has a 1.2 liter DOHC engine producing 76 bhp and a maximum torque of 140 Nm between 1750 The diesel version is fitted with a 1.3 liter 4 cylinder VGT diesel engine which develops a peak power of 90 Ps at 4,000 rpm and a maximum torque of 200 Nm between 1750 and 3,000 rpm.
Honda Amaze (Rs 5.58 lakh and Rs 8.71 lakh)
This much sought after sedan from Honda Motors is powered by a 1.2 SOHC i-VTEC petrol engine developing a maximum power of 88 Ps at 6,000 rpm and a peak torque of 109 Nm at 4,500 rpm. The diesel car is loaded with a 1.5 liter DOHC iDTEC engine producing a pinnacle power of 100 Ps at 3,600 rpm and a maximum torque of 200 Nm at 1,750 rpm.
Honda City (Rs 7.99 lakh – Rs 12.50 lakh)
Honda City is a technically advance car. The petrol sedan is fitted with a 1497 cc i-VTEC engine which produces 119 Ps of sheer power at 6,000 rpm and a maximum torque of 200 Nm at 1,750 rpm. The diesel have a 1.5 liter DOHC 16 valve DTEC engine which develops 98.6 bhp of power at 3,600 rpm and a peak torque of 200 Nm at 1,750 rpm.
Chevrolet Sail (Rs 5.80 lakh – Rs 8.49 lakh)
The petrol version of this specious sedan is fitted 1.2 liter 4-cylinder SMARTEC engine which produces a maximum power of 84.2 bhp at 6,000 rpm and a peak torque of 108.05 Nm at 8,000 rpm. The diesel car is powered by a 1.3 liter CRDi engine which chunks out a peak power of 74 bhp at 4,000 rpm and a maximum torque of 190 Nm at 1,750 rpm.