Which is the best diesel vehicle for long distance highway travel – Ask Autocar Anything

Published On May 07, 2022 07:30:00 AM

Looking for a diesel vehicle for long distance travel with safety and ride quality as priorities? Here’s what we’d pick.

Mile muncher

I need a car for five people and my priorities are a diesel engine and safety. I mostly drive on the highway and on bad roads. I have shortlisted the Honda City, Tata Nexon, Kia Carens and the Mahindra XUV700 AX7. Also, is it worth waiting for the new Hyundai Creta?

Mudit, Jamshedpur

The XUV700 is the ideal choice as it will best suit your needs. It has one of the best diesel engines around, rides well over bad roads and is a great highway car. In terms of safety, it has everything you need and a good crash test rating too. The only trouble is that the waiting period on an XUV700 is quite long, so you need to check with your dealer on its availability.

Also See:

2021 Mahindra XUV700 review, test drive

2022 Kia Carens review, test drive

2020 Honda City review, test drive

2020 Tata Nexon facelift review, test drive


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