Top 10 Fuel Efficient Gasoline Cars in India


While car owners in India have seen some breathing space in gasoline prices – with the November 4 excise duty cut by the Center and some states and prices remaining stable – a rise in prices at the same time. The future cannot be ruled out. So, having a fuel efficient car can help you save a bit more on your daily commute.

Here are the most fuel efficient gasoline cars on the market today. Note that the list is based on official figures disclosed by the manufacturers, with actual figures expected to vary based on conditions and riding styles.

Maruti Celerio AMT: 26.68 kpl
With the launch of the second-generation Celerio, Maruti’s hatchback jumped eight seats – from nine to one – topping the Dzire AMT by a comfortable margin. At 26.68 kpl, the VXi AMT is the most fuel-efficient Celerio model on sale in the market, closely followed by the ZXi and ZXi + AMT variants at 26 kpl. Even the least fuel efficient variant, the manual 24.97 kpl ZXi +, is more fuel efficient than the more fuel efficient Dzire.

Maruti hit that figure thanks to a new, more efficient DualJet K10 petrol engine and the switch to Maruti’s latest Heartect platform. The new petrol engine produces 67 hp and 89 Nm – down 1 hp and 1 Nm from the previous Celerio – and is mated to a 5-speed manual or AMT gearbox as before.

Maruti Suzuki Dzire AMT: 24.12 kpl
Along with the design changes and the longer equipment list that accompanied last year’s facelift, one of the most significant changes was the replacement of the K12M 1.2-liter petrol engine with the unit. 1.2 liter K12N with start-stop function. The Maruti Suzuki Dzire is 7hp more powerful than before and more efficient in both 5-speed manual (23.26 kpl) and 5-speed AMT (24.12 kpl) form, making it the most efficient petrol sedan. more fuel efficient on sale in India.

Toyota Glanza / Maruti Baleno: 23.87 kpl
Maruti Suzuki’s Baleno brothers and Toyota’s Glanza share third place in their light hybrid avatars with an ARAI-rated economy of 23.87 kpl. Their powertrains include 90 hp, 1.2-liter engines and a built-in starter generator and a 12V lithium-ion battery that adds start / stop and energy recovery functionality, as well as electric assistance ( very sweet. Considering that the Baleno light hybrid is priced at Rs 7.60 lakh, which is lower than the Glanza light hybrid (Rs 7.65 lakh), the Maruti Suzuki is the most affordable light hybrid car you can get. buy today in India. Note that both premium sedans are also available with an 83 hp, 1.2 liter petrol engine which has an ARAI rating of 21.01 kpl for the manual and 19.56 kpl for the CVT version.

Maruti Swift AMT: 23.76 kpl
With the facelift earlier this year, the Maruti Suzuki Swift now shares its 90bhp K12N gasoline engine with idle-stop technology and 5-speed manual and AMT transmission options with the Dzire. In the more peptic hatchback, the mileage figures for the powertrain options are slightly lower – 23.2 kpl and 23.76 kpl for the manual and AMT, respectively.

Maruti Alto: 22.05kpl
The smaller Maruti Suzuki model is powered by a frugal 48 hp, 0.8 liter engine that has been certified by the ARAI to deliver 22.05 kpl. While the Maruti Suzuki Alto looks basic and has a cramped cabin, its low price, high efficiency, and low maintenance costs make it a popular buy. There is also a CNG variant which has an equally impressive mileage of 31.59 km / kg of gasoline.

Renault Kwid 1.0 AMT: 22kpl
The Renault Kwid is offered with two engines: a 0.8-liter 54 hp and a 1.0-liter 68 hp. However, it is the latter that can cover an impressive 22 km on just one liter of gasoline, when mated to the AMT gearbox. The Kwid 1.0 manual is almost as efficient with an ARAI mileage of 21.74 kpl, while the 0.8-liter unit is rated at 20.71 kpl. That makes it slightly more fuel efficient than its Datsun cousin, the Redigo, with which it shares its powertrain options.

Datsun Redigo AMT: 22kpl
Datsun updated their smaller model last year and it’s much better for it. Along with the full styling update, the Datsun Redigo facelift also has more equipment, such as adjusting the exterior mirrors across the range and an 8.0-inch infotainment touchscreen for the T (O variant). ) top of the line. The upgrade to BS6 standards means that the ARAI figures for the 54 hp, 0.8 liter and 68 hp, 1.0 liter engines are slightly lower than the BS4 versions. However, at 22 kpl for the 1.0-liter engine with the AMT gearbox, the Redigo still ranks among the most frugal gasoline cars in the country. The 0.8-liter and 1.0-liter engines are rated at 20.71 kpl and 21.7 kpl, respectively, with the manual gearbox.

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 1.0: 21.79 kpl
Like most Suzuki Marutis, one of the reasons buyers choose the WagonR is its fuel-efficient engines. The large hatchback gets two units – a 68-hp 1.0-liter and an 83-hp 1.2-liter. The smaller engine is slightly more fuel efficient, delivering 21.79 kpl to the 20.52 kpl of the 1.2 liter. Both units also receive a 5-speed AMT, which has the same ARAI fuel efficiency as the manuals. The 1.0 liter engine also comes with a CNG option which is rated at an excellent 32.52 km / kg; incidentally, the Wagon R is the most frugal CNG car on sale today. Another reason for the Maruti Suzuki WagonR’s relatively higher sales figures is its price and value for money.

Maruti S-Presso: 21.7kpl
The S-Presso is a typical little Maruti – it weighs relatively less, comes with a frugal and energetic engine, and is reasonably priced for what it is. Considering that it shares the 68bhp 1.0-liter gasoline engine with the Celerio and WagonR, it’s no surprise that the Maruti Suzuki S-Presso has similar ARAI efficiency figures. Interestingly, it’s the higher-spec VXI and VXI + variants (which roll on 14-inch rims) that have a slightly higher rating of 21.7 kpl – the lower variants are rated at 21.4 kpl. Maruti’s rival Renault Kwid and Datsun Redigo also gets a 5-speed AMT option – only on VXI and VXI + variants – and a factory-fitted CNG option on mid-range LXI and VXI versions.

Maruti Suzuki Ignis: 20.89 kpl
While the Ignis might not be the selling sensation Maruti Suzuki has hoped for, it is an underrated hatchback, albeit pricey (for what gets on offer). One of the highlights of the Maruti Suzuki Ignis is the energetic 83 hp, 1.2-liter K12M gasoline engine, which delivers ARAI rated efficiency of 20.89 kpl in both manual and automatic AMT mode.





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