With surging fuel prices and COVID-19 making car commute mandatory, we are dealing with large fuel bills. If you are planning to buy a fuel-efficient car, check out this list.
With rising fuel costs and also the ever-increasing commute distances, we are spending more and more money on fuel. Further, cars produced many years back weren't as fuel-efficient as the ones being sold today. This means that if you are tired of spending thousands of rupees each month on filling up your car, it is time to probably look at investing in some of the most fuel-efficient cars in India. So, have look at top fuel-efficient cars:
Maruti Suzuki Dzire
New-generation of Dzire was launched in 2017. Its manual and automatic diesel variant have a mileage of 28.4 kmpl whereas the manual and automatic petrol variant provides 22.0 kmpl.
Maruti Suzuki Swift
A performance hatchback, the new Maruti Suzuki Swift was launched in 2018. Its manual and automatic diesel variants have a mileage of 28.4 kmpl whereas the manual and automatic petrol variants provide a mileage of 22.0 kmpl.
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz
With SHVS (Smart Hybrid Vehicle By Suzuki) engine, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz provides 20.28 with manual petrol variant and 28.09 kmpl with the automatic petrol variant.
Honda Amaze offers an ARAI-rated mileage of 24.7 kmpl with a diesel engine and a manual transmission. The latest model of Amaze is way more trendy than the first-generation model and offers a CVT option for both petrol and diesel models.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno
When Baleno was launched, it took the market by storm. Wonderful style, smart engine, loaded features, and good mileage. These are most of the things a person could’ve asked in a car. Depending upon your driving style, Baleno can give anything between 19 to 24 kmpl.
Honda Jazz retains its 1.2-litre petrol engine albeit with a BS6 upgrade. The 1.5-litre diesel engine has been axed from the Jazz lineup. It continues to be offered with a 5-speed manual transmission and a CVT. As per ARAI certification, its petrol engine gives the mileage of 18.2 kmpl and diesel engine churns out 27.3 kmpl.
Hyundai Grand i10 Nios
The Hyundai Grand i10 Nios is the third generation of the company’s Maruti Swift-rival. It's out with both petrol and diesel options, with the latter providing up to 25.1 kmpl when paired with a manual transmission. This model has a spacious cabin, offers some great features, and offers a pretty comfortable ride.
The mileage is 16.3 to 26.1 kmpl. Its manual diesel variant offers 26.1 kmpl whereas the manual petrol variant has a mileage of 20.4 kmpl. The automatic petrol variant can give a mileage of 16.3 kmpl, along with a manual CNG variant providing 20.4 km/kg.
Honda City offers a mileage of 17.14 to 25.6 kmpl. Its manual diesel variant can give a mileage of 25.6 kmpl while the automatic petrol variant gives 18.0 kmpl. It's manual petrol variant can churn out 17.4 kmpl.
The Ford Figo mileage is 20.4 to 25.5 kmpl. Its manual diesel variant gives 25.5 kmpl whereas manual and automatic petrol variant contains mileage of 20.4 kmpl.
This list is based on the figures quoted by ARAI. However, they don't reflect real-world efficiency figures as these tests are conducted in the lab under ideal conditions.
Driving habits also contribute a lot in increasing or decreasing the mileage of your vehicle. Read this article: 7 Steps to Pocket-Friendly Driving! It will help save some more money by increasing the mileage of your car.