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Diesel Car Sales Dropped After BS6 Norms: Big Reduction in Diesel Car Sales after BS6 Standard Implemented

 

Diesel engine and exhaust system have been made many changes to make the vehicle ready as per BS6 emission standard, due to which BS6 model became very expensive as compared to BS4 model. With this, the price of diesel has reached the equivalent of petrol in the country in the last few months.

In many cities, the price of diesel has outpaced petrol, in such a situation a tremendous decrease in the demand for diesel cars has been recorded. According to a report by TNN, the share of diesel vehicles in the total vehicles sold between April – July 2020 is very low.

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Diesel Car Sales Dropped After BS6 Norms: Big Reduction in Diesel Car Sales after BS6 Standard Implemented

The volume of new diesel hatchbacks and sedans has been just 1.8 per cent of the total vehicles in these months. At the same time, the sales of diesel vehicles in the SUV segment has also come down to 42 per cent in the last four months, it can be said that more and more people are now buying petrol engine SUVs.

Diesel Car Sales Dropped After BS6 Norms: Big Reduction in Diesel Car Sales after BS6 Standard Implemented

The demand for diesel vehicles was also very good in the hatchback segment a few years ago. However, the decrease in the percentage of diesel vehicles in small vehicles can be understood as currently, only a few companies are providing small diesel vehicles.

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Diesel Car Sales Dropped After BS6 Norms: Big Reduction in Diesel Car Sales after BS6 Standard Implemented

While the country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki has stopped selling diesel vehicles, Tata is also not providing diesel engines on smaller models like Tiago and Tigor. Companies like Hyundai and Honda are providing diesel engines but the price is much higher than that of a small car.

Diesel Car Sales Dropped After BS6 Norms: Big Reduction in Diesel Car Sales after BS6 Standard Implemented

Earlier, due to low diesel prices, diesel SUV was preferred, but now where the price of petrol and diesel has become equal, in such a situation, customers are also opting out of diesel SUV. At the same time, in a city like Delhi, the life cycle of a diesel vehicle has been reduced to 10 years, while that of a petrol vehicle has been kept for 15 years.

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Diesel Car Sales Dropped After BS6 Norms: Big Reduction in Diesel Car Sales after BS6 Standard Implemented

Diesel vehicles had a 35 per cent share before the BS6 standard came into force, which is set to be even lower in the coming years. Car companies are also bringing CNG, hybrid, electric cars as an alternative.

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