Kitna Deti Hai?.. That’s the first question a family car buyer asks in India. Mileage is still the most important aspect among Indian buyers before driving home a new car. In order to meet the rising demand for fuel efficient cars, automakers have been introducing newer technologies and advanced features to make vehicles perform better and return higher mileage. If you are looking a highly fuel efficient new car, here is a list of best mileage cars in India that return fuel efficiency over 20kmpl –
Best Mileage Cars in India
The first model in our list of best mileage cars in India is the popular premium hatchback – Honda Jazz. The hatchback is available in 2 engine options – a 89bhp, 1.2-litre i-VTEC petrol and a 99bhp, 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel. The popular petrol engine offers an ARAI certified fuel economy of 18.2kmpl, the diesel model delivers 27.3kmpl. Also See – Best Diesel Automatic SUVs in India
Mileage – Petrol – 18.2kmpl & Diesel – 27.3kmpl
Hyundai Grand i10 Nios
Hyundai Grand i10 Nios is one of the most fuel efficient cars currently on sale in India.. Based on the new platform, the new i10 Nios gets bigger and more premium, and is lighter than the regular Grand i10. The hatchback is available in 2 engine options – a 1.2-litre petrol and a 1.2-litre diesel. While the former is claimed to return an ARAI fuel economy of 20.7kmpl, the oil burner offers 26.2kmpl.
Mileage – 20.7kmpl petrol & 26.2kmpl diesel
The popular City nameplate gets more popular with the inclusion of fuel efficient diesel engine. The sedan is available with 2 engine options – 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol and 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel – returning 17.4kmpl and 25.6kmpl respectively.
Mileage – 17.4kmpl petrol & 25.6kmpl diesel
Jazz based crossover, the Honda WR-V is the most fuel efficient sub-4 meter SUV currently on sale in India. It is available with 2 engine options – a 1.2-litre petrol and a 1.5-litre diesel. While the petrol engine offers an ARAI certified fuel economy of 17.5kmpl, the oil burner produces 25.5kmpl.
Mileage – Petrol -17.5kmpl & Diesel – 25.5kmpl
Based on the Grand i10 Nios, the Aura is one the best mileage cars in India. Not just platform, the sub-4 meter sedan also shares the engine specs with the Nios. It is available with 2 engine options – 1.2-litre petrol and 1.2-litre diesel – delivering 20.5kmpl and 25kmpl respectively.
Mileage – 20.5kmpl petrol & 25kmpl diesel
With Altroz premium hatchback, Tata Motors debuts the new ALFA modular platform. The new model is claimed to be one of the best mileage cars in India. Available in 2 engine options – a 86bhp, 1.2-litre petrol and a 89bhp, 1.5-litre diesel – the new Altroz premium hatchback offers 19kmpl and 25kmpl in petrol and diesel respectively.
Mileage – Petrol 19kmpl & Diesel 25kmpl
The Amaze sub-4 meter sedan was the first Honda with diesel engine option in India. The sedan has recently upgraded to meet the new BSVI emission norms. It is available with 2 BS6 compliant engines – a 1.2-litre i-VTEC petrol and a 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel. While the diesel Amaze is claimed to return 24.7kmpl in MT and 21kmpl in CVT, the Honda Amaze petrol returns 18.6kmpl in manual and 18.3kmpl in CVT.
Mileage – 24.7kmpl diesel & 18.6kmpl petrol
Maruti’s top-selling hatchback – the Baleno is the most fuel efficient petrol car in India. The hatchback is available with 2 engine options – a 1.2-litre K-Series petrol and a 1.2-litre DualJet with mild-hybrid. While the former is good for 21kmpl, the dual-jet engine offers an ARAI certified fuel economy of 23.87kmpl.
Mileage – 23.87kmpl Dualjet and 21kmpl regular petrol
The Tiago entry-level hatchback is the second Tata model in our list of best mileage cars of India. The hatchback is available in a single 1.2-litre Revotron petrol engine, which is claimed to return an impressive fuel economy of 23.84kmpl.
Mileage – 23.84kmpl
Hyundai Venue is also one of the most fuel efficient SUVs currently on sale in our market. The hatchback is available in 3 engine options – a 1.2-litre petrol, a 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol and a 1.5-litre diesel. While petrol version delivers 18.27kmpl, the diesel Venue returns over 23kmpl.
Mileage – Diesel 23.7kmpl & petrol 18.27kmpl