Update Aug 2015: Now we have 18 cars that run on this engine and a lot more coming up. Interestingly, its elder brethren – the 1.6L MJD has also made way and not-so-interestingly on a non-Fiat Maruti S-Cross… Check out the updated list…
Often called as the National Engine of India, Fiat’s 1.3 liter MultiJet diesel engine is one motor which is used by many manufacturers here in India on their cars in various forms. There are a lot of people who are interested to know the list and here we compile it for you…
List of Companies That Share this Engine in India:
- Tata Motors : 3 Cars
- Maruti Suzuki : 6 Cars
- Premier : 1 Car
- Chevrolet : 4 Cars
- Fiat : 4 Cars
These are broadly the tunes/forms in which this engine is used in India.
- One which produces 75 PS of power and 190 Nm of torque – mostly used in B segment hatchbacks. These cars generally use Fixed Geometry Turbo. Power and torque figures vary with different manufacturers.
- Second, which produces 90 PS of power and 200 Nm of torque – for heavier hatchbacks and C-segment sedans. These cars generally use Variable Geometry Turbocharger. Again, specs are different in different cars.
- And then there is the third category which is a 3-cylinder form which is used on Chevy Beat Diesel.
List of All Current Cars Which Use Fiat’s 1.3L MultiJet Diesel Engine
- Chevrolet Beat TCDi
- Fiat Linea
- Fiat Punto Evo
- Fiat Linea Classic
- Fiat Avventura
- Maruti Suzuki Ritz
- Maruti Suzuki Swift
- Maruti Suzuki Dzire (also Dzire Tour)
- Maruti Suzuki Ertiga
- Maruti Suzuki Ciaz (Coming with a hybrid on this engine)
- Maruti Suzuki S-Cross
- Tata Zest
- Tata Bolt
- TATA Indigo Manza Quadrajet
- Premier Rio 1.3 Multijet
- Chevrolet Sail Hatch
- Chevrolet Sail Sedan
- Chevrolet Enjoy MPV
Upcoming Cars That Will Use Fiat’s MultiJet Diesel Engine
Upcoming Ertiga and Dzire facelifts will continue to use the same motor as well.
A bigger 1.6L Multijet diesel has recently made its debut on the S-Cross and we see it going to new Linea as well sometime later.