Multiple companies have introduced cars that come equipped with a 2.0-litre engine in recent years. Big engines mean more power and more torque. This gives these cars an upper hand when it comes to capability when compared to cars with smaller engines. In today’ article, we will look at the cars that you can buy if you are looking for 2.0-litre petrol or a diesel engine under its hood.
Tata Harrier is based on the D8 platform, derived from the Range Rover Discovery Sport. The SUV gets the BS6 compliant 2.0-litre Kryotec diesel engine under its hood. This engine produces 168bhp and 350Nm of peak torque. It is priced from Rs 17.43 lakhs for the base model and goes all the way up to Rs 25.40 lakhs for its top-of-the-line trim (on-road, Mumbai).
Tata Safari also comes equipped with the same engine as the Harrier and is based on the same platform as well. This SUV comes with a 6-seater and a 7-seater option. Safari also produces 168bhp and 350Nm of torque. Tata Safari’s price starts from Rs 17.60 lakhs and goes up to Rs 26 lakhs top-end trim is priced at Rs 26.58 lakhs (on-road, Mumbai).
Jeep Compass is available in petrol manual, petrol automatic, diesel manual and diesel automatic configurations. The diesel variants can be had with all-wheel drive as well. The Compass offers a 2.0-litre diesel engine in three variants viz. 2.0 Diesel Sport, 2.0 Diesel Longitude (O) and 2.0 Diesel Limited (O). This engine churns out 168bhp and 350Nm of torque. The Jeep Compass is placed between the price range of Rs 19.70 lakhs and the top model goes up to Rs 33.60 lakhs (on-road, Mumbai).
Known for its real off-roading capabilities, the Mahindra Thar is available with diesel and petrol engine options. However, only the petrol-powered mStallion engine offers the 2.0-litre capacity. The engine produces 150bhp and 350Nm of torque. Petrol engines are offered in four variants. Thar starts offering a 2.0-litre engine at Rs 15.37 lakhs (on-road, Mumbai).
Hyundai also has a few cars in its line-up which come equipped with a 2.0-litre engine. Hyundai Tucson offers two engine options, petrol and diesel both have a 2.0-litre capacity. However, only the diesel engine powers all the wheels via an 8-speed automatic gearbox in Tucson. Talking about the power, the diesel engine produces 182bhp and 400Nm of torque. The petrol engine churns out 150bhp and 350Nm of peak torque. Tucson starts from Rs 26.65 lakhs and goes till Rs 32.75 lakhs (on-road, Mumbai).
Hyundai Elantra is presently the most premium sedan sold by the brand in India. It is available with a 2.0-litre petrol engine that can be had with manual or automatic transmissions and produces 150bhp and 192Nm of torque. The basic trim is placed at Rs 21.12 lakhs and the top-spec trim is priced at Rs 25.50 lakhs (on-road, Mumbai). Along with these, Hyundai’s latest entrant, the Alcazar is a three-row SUV that offers a 2.0-litre petrol engine which churns out 157bhp and 191Nm of torque.
The Hector was Chinese-owned British carmaker Morris Garages’ first launch for the Indian market and it sure has a powerful 2.0-litre diesel engine under its hood. Hector offers diesel engines in Style, Super, Smart and Sharp variants. This engine comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. The engine produces 168bhp and 350Nm of torque. MG Hector falls between the price bracket of Rs 15.54 lakhs (for the base model) and Rs 21.81 lakhs (on-road, Mumbai) for the top-spec trim.
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