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Cars and Engines affected by the introduction of BS6 norms in India

The government of India took the decision of skipping the BS5 and the automakers, fuel companies, and parts manufacturers were given 3 years to prepare for BS6 emission norms which have been put into effect from April 1, 2020. In order to meet the new regulations, over 80,000 crores have been invested in the production of new vehicles, components, and new engines. This also saw a backward shift of the producers towards petrol engines in order to achieve lower tailpipe emissions. Companies like Volkswagen Group, Renault and Maruti Suzuki have even discontinued almost all of their diesel models. Around 40 diesel cars are reported to be discontinued from the Indian car market. This would also help the companies to focus more on petrol, CNG & electric models which promote the betterment of the environment.

bs6 diesel cars in india

BS6 marking from a Car Manufacturer

With this, the most famous diesel engine of India, FIAT 1.3L MJD, too has been discontinued. Up until now, it powered most of the diesel cars in India in the last decade. It was also popularly known as DDiS (a name given by Maruti Suzuki) and Quadrajet (a name given by Tata).

Following is a list of vehicles and engines discontinued due to the introduction of BS6 norms:-

Engine  Vehicle
Mahindra 1.2 M-falcon

Mahindra KUV100 D75


Renault Nissan K9K 1.5D

Mahindra Verito 1.5D

Renault Duster
Renault Capture
Renault Logy
Nissan Micra
Nissan Sunny
Nissan Terrano

Maruti 1.3DDiS Maruti Swift
Maruti Swift Desire
Maruti Baleno
Maruti S-Cross
Maruti Vitara Brezza
Maruti Eartiga
Maruti Ciaz
Tata Zest 1.3
Tata Bolt 1.3
Maruti 1.5 DDiS Maruti Eartiga
Maruti Ciaz
Tata 1.0 Revtorq Tata Tiago
Tata Tigor
Tata 2.2 Varicor Tata Safari Storm
Tata Hexa
Tata 3.0 Varicor Tata Sumo Gold 3.0 CR4
Toyota 1.4D Toyota Etios
Toyota Etios Liva
Toyota Etios Cross
Toyota Corolla Altis D4-D
Toyota 4.5-4D Land Cruiser 200
Lexus LX450d
Hyundai 1.6D Hyundai Creta 1.6D
Hyundai Verna 1.6D
Hyundai Elantra 1.6D
Hyundai 1.4D Hyundai Venue
Hyundai Verna
Hyundai Creta
Hyundai i20
VW Group 1.5TDI Volkswagen Ameo
Volkswagen Polo
Volkswagen Vento
Skoda Rapid
VW Group 2.0TDI Audi A3
Audi Q3
Audi A5
Audi Q5
Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI
Skoda Superb
Ford 2.2D Endeavour 2.2D
Endeavour 3.2D