Fuel efficiency is one of the major factors for an Indian car buyer while purchasing a car. Here are the 5 most fuel efficient petrol cars of India according to the records of Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI).
Mileage: 25.17 kmpl
Kwid is Renault’s poster car in India. With its sporty rugged looks and efficient engine, it has been one of the bestsellers in the budget car segment. It comes equipped with a 54hp, 0.8-litre engine under the hood and offers a host of premium features. A 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, one touch lane change indicators, digital instrument cluster and speed dependent volume control make it a highly desirable choice among its competitors.
No.2- Alto K10
Mileage: 23.95 kmpl
Alto needs no introduction. Over the years, it has been the most successful budget hatchback in India. Powered by a 68hp, 1.0-litre engine, it is a very efficient car to drive in city traffic. It also comes with an automatic option that is as fuel efficient as the manual one. Its upgraded model comes with safety features like ABS and EBD.
Mileage: 23.87 kmpl
Maruti’s most loved premium hatchback has made a mark in the Indian market through its killer looks and great fuel efficiency. The newly launched Baleno comes with 90hp, 1.2-litre K12C DualJet engine with Smart Hybrid technology under the hood. This makes the new model even more fuel efficient than the outgoing one. It comes equipped with a host of features including updated infotainment system and premium interiors.
Mileage: 23.87 kmpl
Totyota Glanza is the outcome of the joint venture between Maruti and Toyota. Glanza is nothing but a rebadged Baleno. It is mechanically equivalent to Baleno and equipped with same 90hp, 1.2-litre K12C DualJet engine. It also offers the Smart Hybrid technology and a 5-speed manual gearbox. The only advantage of buying a Glanza is that it is ₹ 65,000 cheaper than the Baleno Hybrid, making it the cheapest hybrid in the Indian market.
Mileage: 23.84 kmpl
Tata Tiago offers no non-sense looks, great fuel efficiency with a decently powered 85hp, 1.2-litre engine under the hood. It comes packed with features like touch screen infotainment and Harman speakers. Tiago also comes with an AMT option for a comfortable city drive in heavy traffic.