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These 16 Cars Return Over 16kmpl Mileage

If you are looking for a suitable car with high-fuel economy, you must go through our list of the best mileage cars in India.

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Best mileage cars in india in 2017

India’s obsession with mileage couldn’t be portrayed better than Maruti Suzuki’s famous Yatch ad campaign ‘Kitna deti hai’ that became a rage back then. While the obsession seems to be unending, the advancement in technology has enabled carmakers to come up with more frugal models lately. The sudden influx of models with claimed mileage of 25kmpl or above is a testimony to the above statement. Fortunately, this number is nearing the 30-digit mark with newer vehicles (a little over 28kmpl). Currently, there are over 15 models that are rated over 25kmpl. If you are looking for a suitable car with high-fuel economy, you must go through our list of the best mileage cars in India.

1. Maruti Suzuki Dzire

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The new-generation Dzire launched in India this May, sporting refreshed looks and a feature packed interior with styling updates.  Featuring radical aesthetic changes, the new Dzire gets a completely new face. Up front, there is an all new hexagonal grille and new bumper. Changes to the side profile are superficial, while rear gets tweak to get rid of the chopped look. Insides are more upmarket and pack in a host of new features. That said, it gets new tech, better quality material and Maruti’s SmartPlay infotainment system with smartphone integration. IN mechanical terms, it remains unchanged and continue the same 1.2-litre petrol and 1.3-litre oil burner from the previous model with a standard 5-speed manual and 5-speed AMT. Though, there has been a significant change in the mileage with diesel version rated at 28.40kmpl and this makes it the best mileage car in the segment. Know More

Mileage 28.40kmpl
Price Rs 5.42 lakh to Rs 9.39 lakh (ex-Delhi)

2. Maruti Suzuki Ciaz (SHVS)

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Right behind new Dzire is Maruti’s mid-size sedan, Ciaz on our list of best mileage cars in India. The diesel powered SHVS variants in Ciaz line-up are claimed to return 28.09kmpl. First launched in 2014, Ciaz continues to be a best seller in the segment and will soon receive a mid-life facelift. As for the current model, the diesel SHVS trims come with Fiat sourced 1.3-litre, Multi-jet engine that makes 88.5bhp of power and 200Nm of torque. While the model was initially a part of Maruti’s standard line-up, it recently started retailing through Maruti’s premium Nexa range. Moreover, with the new tax reform (GST) price of Ciaz SHVS have gone substantially high. Know More

Mileage 28.09kmpl
Price Rs 9.42 lakh to Rs 11.44 lakh (ex-Delhi)

3. Maruti Suzuki Baleno (Diesel)

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The third spot on the best mileage cars list is occupied by Maruti Baleno. Interestingly, Baleno is also built on the same platform that is also used in Ignis and new generation Dzire. Though, the front design seems to be vaguely like Swift, the rear end is entirely different and lends it a premium look. Attributed to contemporary looks, an upmarket cabin and plethora of features, Baleno is among the best-selling models in the segment. Under the hood, it gets tried and tested 1.3-litre DDiS engine, sourced from Fiat with a claimed mileage of 27.39kmpl. Know More

Mileage 27.39kmpl
Price Rs 5.26 lakh to Rs 8.42 lakh (ex-Delhi)

4. Honda Jazz (Diesel)

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Honda Jazz started its second innings in India two years ago, sporting new looks, more in-cabin and safety tech and most importantly Honda’s 1.5-litre diesel engine. Despite aesthetic changes, additional features and a new diesel engine, Jazz is not able to garner the kind of response Honda had anticipated. Therefore, the company is readying a facelift version which will break covers soon.  Coming to the engine, Honda Jazz diesel derives power from cocmpany’s 1.5-litre 1.5-litre i-DTEC oil burner with 99bhp of power against 200Nm torque. The frugal diesel engine is claimed to return 27.3kmpl which makes it one of the best mileage cars in its space. Know More

Mileage 27.3kmpl
Price Rs 5.89 lakh to Rs 9.19 lakh (ex-Delhi)

5. Tata Tiago (Diesel)

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Tata Tiago was the first product to be rolled-out under the company’s highly acclaimed IMPACT design language. The hatchback debuted in India last year and since then it has been one of the top-selling models in the segment. The aggressively priced Tiago is offered with 1.2-litre petrol and 1.05-litre diesel engine with a standard 5-speed manual. Tata recently added an AMT unit to the line-up that is offered only on select variants. In terms of fuel economy, the 1.05-litre diesel unit with 69.04bhp of power and 140Nm of torque is claimed to return 27.29 kmpl, bringing the hatchback on fifth spot on the list of best mileage cars with over 25kmpl of fuel economy. Know More

Mileage 27.19kmpl
Price Rs 3.21 lakh to Rs 5.48 lakh (ex-Delhi)


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