Please Tell Us Your City

Knowing your city will help us provide relevant content to you.

Sorry! No matching results found. Try again.Error Identifying Your Location.

Log in to CarWale

Please enter your password
Forgot password?
Please enter your registered email

Or Login with

Sign in with facebook
Sign In with google

Sign up to CarWale

Please enter your name
Please enter your mobile number
Please enter your password
Please enter your password

Tata Nano Diesel spotted again

December 20, 2013, 02:37 PM IST by Ranjan R. Bhat
Tata Nano Diesel spotted again

The diesel-powered Tata Nano has once again been spotted testing, this time, around their manufacturing plant in Pimpri, Pune. Set for an early-2014 release, the car was spotted by a team at Autocolumn.

Going by the pictures, the diesel Nano has few cosmetic differences which include a revised bumper housing a bigger air inlet, along with rounded fog lights. The front bumper’s honeycomb grille style is carried over to the rear bumper of the car and the exhaust pipe has been moved to the left. With an openable hatch to be introduced, so we can also expect a small boot. 


The engine and transmission will be evolutions of the Ace pick-up truck's drivetrain to control costs. Tata might have also put in some effort to bring down the NVH levels to acceptable ones. The car will be powered by a 800cc, three-pot engine fitted with the turbocharger being supplied by Garett. We can expect around of 42bhp from the mill with a mileage of more than 30kmpl. 


Tata seems to be putting in a lot of efforts to re-develop the Nano's image. After revealing a new facelifted version in July, Tata had introduced a new CNG-powered Nano eMax in October and the power-steering verion, Nano Twist, is set to be launched next month. Tata now seems to understand that the absence of basic features have reflected on the badly on the Nano and lead to low sales figures of the hatchback. Tata’s plant in Sanand, Gujurat has an annual capacity of producing 2,50,000, cars but due to the low demand, it is operating at barely 20 per cent capacity. Pricing the Nano properly will be crucial for the hatchback to succeed. Once launched, it is sure to become the cheapest diesel car in India, but by how much, remains to be seen.

Tags:Tata,Nano,Tata Nano
Show CommentsHide Comments

Tata Nano Price in Popular Cities

CityOn-Road Prices
New Delhi₹ 3.42 Lakhs onwards
Mumbai₹ 3.4 Lakhs onwards
Hyderabad₹ 3.65 Lakhs onwards
Kolkata₹ 3.39 Lakhs onwards
Bangalore₹ 3.72 Lakhs onwards
  • Upcoming Cars

Hyundai VenueHyundai Venue

21st May 2019

8L - ₹ 10L
BMW New X5BMW New X5

May 2019

70L - ₹ 90L
Mahindra TUV300 FaceliftMahindra TUV300 Facelift

May 2019

8L - ₹ 12L
Mercedes-Benz GLE NewMercedes-Benz GLE New

May 2019

65L - ₹ 80L
Toyota GlanzaToyota Glanza

Jun 2019

6L - ₹ 9L
All Upcoming Cars
Ask the experts1800 2090 230Mon-Fri (8 AM - 9 PM)
Sat (9 AM - 5:30 PM)
Sun (9 AM - 7 PM)
Toll free

Select your city to avail offers

Currently available only in