Top 5 Fuel-Efficient Petrol and Diesel Cars in India
10 Best Mileage Petrol & Diesel Cars in India
As we have moved into the BS6 era, we have seen many changes and updates that have taken place in the automotive industry. With the latest emission norms coming into place, new engines have been launched, also many engines have been updated or discontinued. Also, the fuel efficiency and the power output of the updated engines have slightly been altered. But that number one question, ‘Kitna deti hai?’ still raises curiosity among the Indian buyers. In addition to this, the crude oil prices have been increasing drastically and just some weeks ago we saw that the price of diesel had surpassed the price of petrol for the first time. Hence we at MYNEWCAR.in have brought to you a list of petrol and diesel cars offering the best average or fuel economy to simplify your buying process.
Top 5 Fuel-Efficient Diesel Cars
Honda Amaze: Mileage ARAI - 24.7 kmpl / 21 kmpl
Honda powers diesel model of the Amaze with a 1.5-litre turbocharged i-DTEC unit and it comes matted with a 5-speed manual gearbox and an optional CVT (automatic) unit. This diesel engine when coupled to the CVT gearbox produces 79 bhp of power and 160Nm of twist and gives out an average of 21 kmpl. On the other hand, the same engine when mated to the 5-speed manual transmission produces 99 bhp of power, 200 Nm of torque and it offers a fuel economy of 24.7 kmpl (ARAI).
Tata Altroz: Mileage ARAI - 25.11 kmpl
The diesel version of the Tata Altroz is powered with a 1.5 L Turbocharged Revotorq engine and it only comes coupled with a 5-speed manual gearbox. This oil burner generates 89 bhp of power and 200 Nm of torque and it offers a fuel economy of 25.11 km on one litre of diesel (ARAI).
Hyundai Grand i10 Nios: Mileage ARAI - 25.1 kmpl
Hyundai powers the diesel version of the Grand i10 Nios with a 1.2 U2 CRDi turbocharged unit that gets the option for a 5-speed manual and 5-speed AMT units. The oil burner puts out 74 bhp ofpower and 190 Nm of torque. The ARAI tested mileage from this diesel engine is 25.1 kmpl.
Hyundai Aura: Mileage ARAI - 25.4 kmpl
Just like the Grand i10 Nios, even the diesel model of the Aura is powered with the 1.2 U2 CRDi churning out 74 bhp of power and 190 Nm of torque. It gets the option for a 5-speed manual transmission and a 5-speed AMT unit. As per ARAI, this diesel engine gives out an average of 25.4 kmpl.
Hyundai Verna: Mileage ARAI - 25 kmpl / 21.3 kmpl
Under the hood of the Verna (Diesel) is a 1.5 litre U2 CRDi turbocharged unit from Hyundai that generates 113 bhp of power and 250 Nm of torque. This oil burner is coupled to a 6-speed manual gearbox and an optional torque converter automatic transmission. The manual gearbox model puts out an average of 25 kmpl whereas the automatic model offers a fuel economy of 21.3 kmpl.
Top 5 Fuel-Efficient Petrol Cars
Maruti Suzuki Alto: Mileage ARAI - 22.05 kmpl / 31.59 km per kg
Under the hood of the Alto is the 796cc, three-cylinder petrol engine that gives out 47 bhp of power and 69 Nm of twist. It also comes with a factory-fitted CNG kit and it produces 40 bhp ofpower and 60 Nm of torque. Both the petrol and CNG versions come matted to a 5-speed manual gearbox only. ARAI tested mileage for both the petrol and CNG version is 22.05 kmpl and 31.59 km per kg respectively.
Maruti Suzuki Dzire: Mileage ARAI - 24.12 kmpl / 23.26 kmpl
The latest iteration of the Dzire is only powered with a 1.2-litre DualJet petrol engine which has replaced the 1.2-litre K12B petrol engine. This new petrol engine produces 89 bhp of power and 113 Nm of torque. It is coupled to a 5-speed manual gearbox and it gives out an ARAI tested mileage of 23.26 kmpl. In addition to this, it also gets an option of a 5-speed AGS unit and its ARAI tested mileage is 24.12 kmpl.
Renault Kwid: Mileage ARAI - 25 kmpl / 22 kmpl
Renault offers the Kwid with two petrol engine options - a 799cc ( 53 bhp / 72 Nm )and 1.0 ( 67 bhp / 91 Nm ) litre three-cylinder units. Both the engines get a 5-speed manual gearbox as standard, whereas the 5-speed AMT is only available on the bigger 1.0-litre unit. The ARAI tested mileage for the 799cc is 25 kmpl and for the 1.0-litre petrol engine is 22 kmpl.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno: Mileage ARAI - 23.87 kmpl / 21.01 kmpl / 19.56 kmpl
The petrol version of the Baleno gets an option for a 1.2-litre VVT ( 82 bhp / 113 Nm ) and a 1.2-litre Dual Jet, Dual VVT engine (89 bhp / 113 Nm ). The 1.2-litre VVT comes coupled to a 5-speed manual or a CVT gearbox option and the ARAI tested average are 21.01 kmpl and 19.56 kmpl respectively. On the other hand the 1.2-litre Dual Jet, Dual VVT petrol engine is coupled to a 5-speed manual transmission only and the ARAI tested mileage is 23.87 kmpl.
Datsun Redi-Go: Mileage ARAI - 22 kmpl / 21 kmpl
Datsun offers Redi-Go with a 799cc petrol engine ( 54 bhp / 72 Nm ) and a 1.0-litre petrol engine ( 67 bhp / 91 Nm ) with a 5-speed manual gearbox standard for both the engines. Whereas, the 5-speed AMT unit is only available on the 1.0-litre petrol engine only. The ARAI tested mileage for the 799cc and 1.0-litre petrol engine is 21 kmpl and 22 kmpl respectively.
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