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Petrol versions of these 4 cars will come soon

Last updated on: February 16, 2012 08:30 IST


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The volatile sales figures in the past two years have taught some important lessons to the automakers in India.

Both foreign and domestic carmakers realised that Indian car enthusiasts were more keen on diesel cars than their patrol variants thanks to the price difference between the two types of fuels.

Usually, a petrol variant of a car is followed by its diesel avatar.

But here, in a trend reversal, is a list of four diesel cars which are all geared to launch a petrol version, irrespective of the skyrocketing price of the fuel.

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Renault Pulse

French carmaker Renault took the first step in hatchback segment with its inaugural hatchback 'Pulse'.

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The car comes with 1.5L 1461cc, 4-cylinder diesel engine that provides decent output along with commanding torque figures and a respectable mileage.

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Now, it plans to unveil the petrol version of Renault Pulse soon.

The new power-train is expected to be 1.2L, 1198cc three-cylinder petrol engine.

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Chevrolet Cruze

The premium mid-size sedan Chevrolet Cruze from General Motors has been 'cruising' along the Indian roads since its launch in 2009.

The company now plans to introduce the lavish sedan in a petrol avatar.

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The projected 1.8L or 2.0L petrol motor will ensure fuel economy. As of now, the sedan is offered with a powerful 2.0L diesel engine that generates a maximum power of 148 bhp combined with huge 327 Nm of peak torque.

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Volkswagen Jetta

The German sedan Volkswagen Jetta has been doing quite well in the premium D-segment, but the company wants to tap those customers that are moving to the rival brands due to absence of petrol engine.

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The introduction of Jetta petrol is expected soon as the 1.8L petrol vehicle has been spotted testing many times by car enthusiasts in India.

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The current diesel array of Jetta model has four trims to choose from and that includes the Automatic Transmission as well.

All the trims are powered by a sizable 2.0L diesel engine.

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Volkswagen Passat

The D+ segment sedan will be seen in a showroom near you by March 2012.

A 1798cc 4-cylinder petrol engine will be found sitting under the bonnet the petrol variant is expected to churn out 160 bhp of topmost power teamed up with 250 Nm of torque.

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The existing Volkswagen Passat diesel comes packed with a 2.0L power-train.

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