Check out India’s 10 most fuel efficient cars here. Know which are the high mileage hatchbacks, sedans and compact SUVs in India.
In India, buying a car largely depends on two factors, one is the price and the other one is the fuel efficiency. Car buyers usually research very well on the ‘Kitna Deti Hai’ factor and then make the buying decision. With the fuel economy being the most important factor in car purchase for majority of the car buyers, the car markers are putting their best foot forward to improve the fuel saving technology. Afterall, a car with a high mileage results in reducing the cost of ownership.
At present, the consumers are opting the high mileage diesel cars over the petrol ones as they undoubtedly return high fuel efficiency figures. But the car makers don’t want to disappoint the performance drivers either, and they have now started introducing efficient petrol engines for their top selling car models. So, for those planning to buy a new car that delivers high fuel efficiency, we have segmentwise classified India’s most fuel efficient cars, have a look.
Fuel Efficient Hatchbacks In India
Maruti Suzuki Baleno
Price: Rs 5.28 – 8.69 lakhs (Ex-showroom Delhi)
Mileage: Petrol variants – 21.4 kmpl | Diesel variants – 27.39 kmpl
Maruti Baleno aka Nexa Baleno is country’s most fuel efficient hatchback with mileage figures read as 27.39 kmpl for the diesel engine and 21.4 kmpl for the petrol mill. This most fuel efficient car in its segment is offered in 1.2 Litre K12 petrol and 1.3 Litre diesel engine options. Apart from the high fuel economy stats, the car is highly praised for its stylish looks.
Price: Rs 5.96 – 9.28 lakhs (Ex-showroom Delhi)
Mileage: Petrol variants – 18.7 kmpl | Diesel variants – 27.30 kmpl
Honda Jazz is another fuel efficient car in the list. This hatch is available in both petrol and diesel powertrains, with 1.2 Litre petrol engine delivering mileage of 18.7 kmpl and 1.5 Litre i-DTEC diesel engine returning fuel efficiency of 27.30 kmpl. Offered with plenty of space, premium seats and a bunch of exciting features, Honda Jazz can turn out a great choice for the mileage concious buyers.
Price: Rs 3.21 – 5.75 lakhs (Ex-showroom Delhi)
Mileage: Petrol variants – 23.84 kmpl | Diesel variants – 27.28 kmpl
Tata Tiago has been a key player lately for Tata Motors in the hatchback segment. Despite falling in one of the most competing segment, it has impressed the auto-fanatics with its breathtaking looks, luxurious interiors, powerful engine and premium features. Under the hood, the Tiago hatchback gets either a 1.2 Litre Revotron petrol mill or a 1.05 Litre Revotorq diesel engine. The mileage stats of Tata Tiago are incredible enough to tease its rivals. The petrol and diesel mills deliver mileage of 23.84 kmpl and 27.0 kmpl respectively.
Fuel Efficient Sedans In India
Price: Rs 5.45 – 9.41 lakhs (Ex-showroom Delhi)
Mileage: Petrol variants – 22.0 kmpl | Diesel variants – 28.4 kmpl
The newly launched Maruti Dzire is now the best mileage compact sedan in India. It is offered in both petrol and diesel engines that deliver claimed fuel efficiency of 22.0 kmpl and 28.4 kmpl respectively. The best thing about the new Dzire its new lighter HEARTEC platform which reduces the overall weight of the car thereby enabling it attain high fuel efficiency figures. Under the hood, Maruti Dzire gets the same tried and tested 1.2 Litre 83 PS petrol and 1.3 Litre 75 PS diesel engines.
Price: Rs 7.73 – 10.52 lakhs (Ex-showroom Delhi)
Mileage: Petrol variants – 20.73 kmpl | Diesel variants – 28.09 kmpl
Maruti Ciaz is the second most fuel efficient sedan in India with mileage figures read as 20.73 kmpl and 28.09 kmpl for the petrol and diesel variants respectively. The diesel variants that generate those impressive 28.09 kmpl figures are powered by the 1.3 Litre 90 PS DDiS mild hybrid tech diesel motor while the petrol variants are powered by 1.4 Litre 92 PS petrol powertrain. Already, the Ciaz sedan has gained so much of trust from the Indian auto-enthusiasts and with the claimed mileage figures being exceptionaly high, it can turn out to be a great companion for the car buyers looking for a fuel efficient sedan with an array of premium features.
Price: Rs 5.45 – 8.29 lakhs (Ex-showroom Delhi)
Mileage: Petrol variants – 18.16 kmpl | Diesel variants – 25.83kmpl
Ford has also been a key player in the auto-industry since its hatcback Figo was launched on the domestic shores. Then came the EcoSport which explored a completely new compact SUV segment in the Indian auto-market. Post the EcoSport, the refreshed Figo and its sedan sibling Aspire have been on the most appreciable cars in the Indian auto-industry. Ford Aspire is another most fuel efficient sedan in the list with the claimed fuel efficiency figures of 18.16 kmpl and 25.83 kmpl for its petrol and diesel engines respectively.
Fuel Efficient Compact SUVs in India
Price: Rs 7.75 – 10.0 lakhs (Ex-showroom Delhi)
Mileage: Petrol variants – 17.5 kmpl | Diesel variants – 25.5 kmpl
Honda’s new compact SUV, the WR-V is top in the list of most fuel efficient SUVs and Crossovers. Honda WR-V comes powered by a 1.5 Litre 100 PS diesel engine that returns incredible fuel efficiency of 25.5 kmpl. Its 1.2 Litre 90 PS petrol engine also returns a decent mileage of 17.5 kmpl.
Price: Rs 4.58 – 7.36 lakhs (Ex-showroom Delhi)
Mileage: Petrol variants – 18.15 kmpl | Diesel variants – 25.32 kmpl
The mini-SUV, Mahindra KUV100 is another high mileage car that returns fuel efficiency of 18.15 kmpl and 25.32 kmpl through its petrol and diesel engines respectively. This low budget compact SUV is offered with many advanced features and is undoubtedly a capacious car that can up to 6 occupants. The KUV100 is powered by a 1.2 Litre petrol engine that churns out maximum power of 83 PS and maximum torque of 115 Nm. The diesel variants on the hand get the equally potent 1.2 Litre motor but deliver peak power of 78 PS and max torque of 190 Nm.
Maruti S-Cross Facelift
Price: Rs 8.49 – 11.49 lakhs (Ex-showroom Delhi)
Mileage: Petrol variants – Not Offered | Diesel variants – 25.1 kmpl
The newly launched Maruti S-Cross Facelift has incredibly improved in terms of fuel economy and delivers the mileage of 25.1 kmpl compared to its predecessor’s 23.65 kmpl mileage figures. This revamped avatar of S-Cross facelift is a treat to watch both from inside and outside. Under the hood, it gets 1.3 Litre DDiS diesel engine that churns 90.2 PS peak power and 200 Nm peak torque.
Maruti Vitara Brezza
Price: Rs 7.26 – 9.92 lakhs (Ex-showroom Delhi)
Mileage: Petrol variants – Not Offered | Diesel variants – 24.30 kmpl
Titled “Indian Car Of The Year 2017”, Maruti Vitara Brezza has been one of the most successful compact SUVs in the Indian auto-market. The car is not only blessed with an amazing stance and a bunch of advanced features, but also has a phenomenal fuel economy of 24.30 kmpl. To mention, there are are no petrol powered variants offered in the Vitara Brezza line-up and the car comes powered by a 1.3 Litre diesel engine that produces peak power of 90 PS and peak torque of 200 Nm.
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