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2018 List Of The Most Fuel Efficient Cars In India

For an average person in India, buying a car becomes a hectic thing because there are lots of choices and decisions involved to make – all just to get one vehicle that is worth satisfying both your pockets and needs. For instance, you’ve just got a bonus from your company for serving for many years and you have now decided to purchase a four wheeler. At first, you will try to seek and gather as much information as you can that could help you narrow down your search and buy a car easily.

Most of the time, people will usually look for cars which are efficient in fuel consumption, probably because of the rising prices of petrol and diesel these days. There are many advance feature include like safety bags, space, smart navigation controls, electronic functions, engine and battery life, protection from the left and much more. Even if you had purchased a vehicle before and now wish to go for a new one and your focus is in getting a most fuel-efficient car, the list here can help you find the vehicle most suitable to your needs.

Choosing Between Petrol and Diesel Model Cars

Many people often have a question as to whether it is a good idea of buying petrol or a diesel car. Generally speaking, a diesel model car will actually cost you more than a petrol model car. So, to narrow your search, it is advised to go for a petrol model car. Moreover, you wouldn’t want to spend your hard-earned money on purchasing diesel every now and then just to reach the office, or perhaps, to give a delicious treat to your new date when you’re tight on budget.

petrol car
petrol car

their difference between the two fuel models is the average or monthly distance. For instance, if you are in the transport business, having a diesel car will be a good choice. This is because a diesel car is a better option for vehicles that need to constantly run through a larger distance, especially on a daily basis. Therefore, for this reason, you will often see diesel cars being used in both public and private transport services throughout the country.

Also, not to forget the servicing and maintenance costs that are involved between the two. In contrast to petrol model cars, diesel model cars will cost you more in terms of maintenance and servicing, which includes replacing parts, checking carbon dioxide emission, noise level, vibration and harshness (aka NVH) periodically.

So, this should sum up choosing between a petrol model car and a diesel model car to suit your personal needs. Now, we shall go ahead and check out some of the cars you can buy that are efficient on fuel consumption and budget-friendly. check out the most fuel-efficient cars given below.

Buy Cars That Are Efficient In Fuel Consumption

The list given below is ordered in terms of their respective fuel efficiency capability.

Datsun Redi-

Go was launched in the Indian market to replace the Maruti 800, Alto 800 and Renault Kwid models. The new model of Datsun Redi-Go now has a 1.0L engine (the previous model had a 0.8L engine) and new colours. The price of this model starts at Rs. 2.39 lakhs.

Datsun Redi-Go
Datsun Redi-Go

Mileage/Fuel Efficiency: 25.17 km per litre

Datsun Redi GO specification

Sr.No Feature Specification
1 Engine(cc) 799
2 ARAI Certified Mileage 25.17 KMPL
3 Maximum Torque [email protected]
4 Fuel System Injection
5 Emission Norm BS IV g/km
6 TransmissionType Manual
7 Max Power [email protected]
8 Seating 5
9 Fuel Type Petrol

Different variants of Datsun Redi GO

  1. Datsun Redi Go-A
  2. Datsun Redi Go-T
  3. T(O) 0.L limited-Edition
  4. S1 Liter

Renault Kwid 800

Since 2015, Renault did manage to make a spot in the Indian market by launching its entry-level cars as a competition with other entry-level models. Renault Kwid is top best fuel efficient car in India. The price of this model starts at Rs. 2.91 lakhs.

renault-kwid
renault-kwid

Mileage/Fuel Efficiency: 25.17 km per litre

Renault Kwid 800cc specification

Sr.No Feature Specification
1 Engine Displacement 799 cc
2 Maximum Power 53.2 BHP @ 5678 RPM
3 Maximum Torque 72 NM @ 4386 RPM
4 Gearbox 5-Speed Manual
5 Mileage (ARAI) 25.17 km
6 Top Speed (KMPH) 147 Kmph
7 Kerb Weight 669 kg
8 Ground Clearance 180 mm
9 Boot Space 300 litres
10 Fuel Tank Capacity 28 litres

Different variants of Renault  KWID

  1. Renault KWID Petrol STD (800cc)
  2. Renault KWID Petrol RXE (800cc)
  3. KWID Petrol RXL (800cc)
  4. Renault KWID Petrol RTX (O) (800cc)

Various model of Renault Car

  1. Captur
  2. Duster
  3. Fluence
  4. Koleos
  5. KWID
  6. Lodgy
  7. Lodgy Stepway

Maruti Alto 800

Alto 800 is the enhanced variant of its predecessor. It is also one of the most widely purchased cars in India. Alto 800 comes in fresh colours, new features, and improved power. The price of this new model starts at Rs. 2.47 lakhs.

Maruti Alto 800
Maruti Alto 800

Mileage/Fuel Efficiency: 24.7 km per litre

Maruti Alto 800cc specification

Sr.No Feature Specification
1 ARAI Mileage 24.7 Kmpl
2 Engine(cc) 796
3 Maximum Torque [email protected]
4 Engine Description 0.8-litre 47.3bhp 12V F8D Petro
5 Cargo Volume 177-litres
6 Fuel Type Petrol
7 Max Power [email protected]
8 Seating 5
9 TransmissionType Manual

Different variants of Maruti Alto 800

  1. Alto 800 STD
  2. Alto 800 Maruti optional
  3. Maruti 800 LXI

Maruti K10

Although small in size, the Maruti K10 model has taken a spot in the list of 2018’s fuel-efficient cars. The price of this model starts at Rs. 3.27 lakhs.

Mileage/Fuel Efficiency: 24.07 km per litre

 

Maruti k10 Specification

 

Sr.No Feature Specification
1 Engine(cc) 998
2 ARAI Mileage 24.07 KMPL
3 Maximum Torque [email protected]
4 Cargo Volume 177-liters
5 Engine Description 1.0-liter 67.1bhp 12V K Series Petrol
6 TransmissionType Manual
7 Max Power [email protected]
8 Seating 5
9 Fuel Type Petrol

Different variants of Maruti K10

  1. Maruti LX
  2.  Maruti LXI
  3. XVI optional
  4. XVI AGS Optional

Suzuki Swift (LXI and XVI models)

There is the latest model of Swift launched by Suzuki in India, which sports brilliant body graphics in five different colours and includes a range of new features – both internally and externally. Swift offers the XVI and LXI models which run on petrol (VDI is a diesel model). The price of the 2018 model starts at Rs. 4.99 lakhs and is available at registered dealer showrooms in major cities across India.

Suzuki Swift (LXI and XVI models)
Suzuki Swift (LXI and XVI models)

Mileage/Fuel Efficiency: 22.0 km per litre

Maruti Swift specification

Sr.No Feature Specification
1 ARAI Mileage 22.0 Kmpl
2 Engine(cc) 1197
3 Maximum Torque 113Nm @4200rpm
4 Engine Description 1.2 litre 81.80bhp 16V Petrol
5 Cargo Volume 268 Liters
6 Fuel Type Petrol
7 Max Power [email protected]
8 Seating 5
9 TransmissionType Manual

Different variants of Maruti Swift

  1. Swift LXI
  2. Swift VXI
  3. Maruti Swift AMT XVI
  4. 4 Swift ZXI
  5. Swift AMT ZXI

Tata Tiago

Tiago is a well-equipped model in the budget segment, which has a long list of different types of options. With a price starting from 3.35 lakh rupees (X Delhi), it provides a combination of 11 different facilities to meet the needs and budget of the buyers. Powered by a 1.2-litre engine, 85PS, Tiago claims to return 23.84kmpl (ARAI certified) efficient fuel.

Tata Tiago
Tata Tiago

Mileage/Fuel Efficiency: 23.84 to 27.28 KMPL

Tata Tiago specification

Sr.No Feature Specification
1 Engine(cc) Diesel 1047/Petrol 1199 cc.
2 ARAI Certified Mileage 27.27KMPL
3 Maximum Torque [email protected]
4 Fuel System Injection
5 Emission Norm BS IV g/km
6 TransmissionType Manual
7 Max Power [email protected]
8 Seating 5
9 Fuel Type Petrol

Different variants of Tata Tiago

  • XB, XE, XM, XT and XZ.

Maruti Suzuki Celerio

Maruti Suzuki brought about a revolution of sorts when they launched the Celerio with an AMT (automated manual transmission). While the AMT was only available with a petrol engine, the carmaker had other powertrain options as well – diesel and CNG. Returning the mileage data of 27.9kmpl, diesel-powered Celerio was tagged with the most fuel-efficient hatchback in the country. However, due to the drop in demand of this variant, Maruti Suzuki pulled it out of the assembly line. That said, you can still pick one up from a dealer till stocks last.

Celerio
Celerio

Mileage/Fuel Efficiency: 23.1 km/litre

Maruti Suzuki Celerio specification

Sr.No Feature Specification
1 ARAI Mileage 23.1 km/litre
2 Engine(cc) 998
3 Maximum Torque [email protected]
4 Engine Description 1.2 litre 81.80bhp 16V Petrol
5 Cargo Volume 35 Litres
6 Fuel Type Petrol/Diesel
7 Max Power [email protected]
8 Seating 5
9 TransmissionType Manual

Different variants of Maruti Suzuki Celerio

Only variant with VXI and VXI (O).

Hyundai Eon 0.8-litre

Hyundai Eon is the entry-level hatchback of the Korean carmaker. It comes with a youthful styling thanks to the Hyundai’s Fluidic design language. The Hyundai Eon is targeted at a wider audience that wants good looks, practical cabin and low ownership costs. The Eon is known for its good build quality and features rich interiors. After the discontinuation of Santro hatchback, Eon is the most affordable Hyundai car in India.

Hyundai Eon 0.8-litre
Hyundai Eon 0.8-litre

Mileage/Fuel Efficiency:  20.3 (Kappa), 21.1 (iRDE) km/litre.

Hyundai Eon Specification

Sr.No Feature Specification
1 Engine(cc) 814cc (iRDE), 998cc (Kappa)
2 ARAI Mileage 20.3 (Kappa), 21.1 (iRDE)
3 Maximum Torque 75 @ 4000 (iRDE), 94 @ 3500 (Kappa)
4 Cargo Volume 339 L
5 Engine Description 1.0-liter 67.1bhp 12V K Series Petrol
6 TransmissionType Manual/Automatic
7 Max Power 55 @ 5500 (iRDE), 68 @ 6200 (Kappa)
8 Seating 5
9 Fuel Type Petrol/diesel

Different variants of Hyundai Eon

D-Lite, D-Lite+, Era+, Magna+ and Sportz; and one Magna+ (O) for the 1.0-L version.

Maruti Suzuki Swift and Dzire

The all-new Dzire that was launched recently is one of the most efficient compact sedans you can buy in the country. It returns 28.40km to the litre, which is a bump of 1.1kmpl when compared to its predecessor. This is due to the fact that the new Dzire is based on the same lightweight platform that also underpins the Baleno. The new Dzire is not only striking to look at, but it also gets a host of new features like LED headlamps, LED daytime running lights and a touchscreen infotainment system. Powering the Dzire are the same tried-and-tested set of engines – a 1.2-litre petrol motor that develops 83PS and 113Nm of torque and the 1.3-litre Fiat-sourced diesel engine that puts out 75PS and 190Nm of peak torque. The diesel is the most fuel efficient of the two returning a claimed mileage figure of 28.4kmpl.

Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire
Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire

Mileage/Fuel Efficiency: 22 to 28.4 km/litre.

Hyundai Eon Specification

Sr.No Feature Specification
1 Engine(cc) 1197 to 1248 cc
2 ARAI Mileage 22 to 28.4 KMPL
3 Maximum Torque [email protected]
4 Cargo Volume 378 L
5 Engine Description 1.0-liter 67.1bhp 12V K Series Petrol
6 TransmissionType Manual and AMT
7 Max Power [email protected]
8 Seating 5
9 Fuel Type Petrol/diesel

Different variants of Dzire

new Dzire is available with a choice of eight variants – LXi, LDi, VXi, VDi, ZXi, ZDi, ZXi+ and ZDi+ – with all but the base LXi and LDi trims getting the option of an AMT gearbox.

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

The Ciaz is another popular car from Maruti’s stable. In fact, it is the second best-selling sedan in the country after the Dzire. If you are looking for a large sedan with impressive fuel efficiency, then look no further. Maruti Suzuki offers two engine options with the Ciaz – a 1.4-litre petrol engine that puts out 92PS and a 1.3-litre engine that churns out 90PS. Later, there may also be a light-hybrid technique called SHVS (Smart Hybrid Vehicle by Suzuki). This version saves fuel with the help of regenerative braking that stores the energy that would have otherwise been lost while braking which is then used to provide extra torque assist when needed. With this technology, Maruti Suzuki claims that the Ciaz can return a very impressive fuel efficiency figure of 28.09kmpl. In addition to diesel, the Ciaz petrol engine is also fuel efficient, which gives 20.73kmpl mileage.

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

Mileage/Fuel Efficiency: 28.09 km per litre diesel/ Petrol, 21.56 kmpl.

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz specification

Sr.No Feature Specification
1 ARAI Mileage Petrol, 21.56 KMPL
2 Engine(cc) 1462 cc, Manual, Petrol, 1248 diesel
3 Maximum Torque 225Nm @1500-2500rpm
4 Engine Description 1.5-litre 103.25bhp 16V Petrol
5 Cargo Volume 510 Liters
6 Fuel Type Petrol/Diesel
7 Max Power [email protected]
8 Seating 5
9 TransmissionType Manual/Automatic

Different variants of Maruti Swift

  1. Sigma
  2. Delta Manual, Petrol
  3. Sigma Diesel

Maruti Suzuki Baleno

The second highest selling car in the country, the  Maruti Suzuki Baleno is sold with a petrol and diesel engine. The petrol is an 84PS 1.2-litre motor while the 75PS/190Nm diesel which produces this headlining efficiency figure is a 1.3-litre turbocharged unit. Both engines are available with a 5-speed manual but petrol can also be kept with CVT. Maruti hs also launched the 102PS/150Nm performance variant of the car called Baleno RS. The Baleno competes with the likes of the Honda Jazz and Hyundai i20. It is priced from Rs 5.36 lakhs 9ex-showroom Delhi) for the petrol.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno
Maruti Suzuki Baleno

Mileage/Fuel Efficiency:  Diesel, 27.39 KMPL Petrol, 21.4 KMPL

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Specification

Sr.No Feature Specification
1 Engine(cc) Diesel 1248 cc/Petrol 1197 cc
2 ARAI Mileage 21.4 KMPL
3 Maximum Torque 84PS/115Nm
4 Cargo Volume 339 L
5 Engine Description 1.0-liter 67.1bhp 12V K Series Petrol
6 TransmissionType Manual/Automatic
7 Max Power [email protected]
8 Seating 5
9 Fuel Type Petrol/diesel

Different variants of Maruti Suzuki Baleno

  1. Zeta1197 cc, Manual, Petrol, 21.4 KMPL
  2. DualJet Delta1197 cc, Manual, Petrol, 23.87 KMPL
  3. Delta Diesel1248 cc, Manual, Diesel, 27.39 KMPL Top Selling

Make Your Choice

These cars are not only efficient in fuel consumption, but their cost is below Rs. 8.5 lakhs. Thus, for those of you who are looking for entry-level cars and within  INR 8,50,000, then these models could be a deal worthwhile. Hope the information given above might help you choose the car that fits well to your demands and, of course, gives you an efficient and smooth driving experience.

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