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Most Fuel Efficient Petrol Cars in India| Top 10 Mileage Petrol Cars In India

When it comes to mileage, the first thought about a vehicle that comes to mind is a diesel one. Adding to this, most manufacturers advertise the mileage figures of the diesel counterparts of most vehicles. That said, the running costs are as important to any petrol car buyer as they are to diesel car buyers. So very obviously, one would like to know which are the most fuel efficient petrol cars in India on sale right now. Unlike the diesel cars, where the top 10 includes everything from a small hatchback to mid-size sedans and large hatchbacks, the best mileage petrol cars in India are mostly entry level cars. Check out our list of  best mileage petrol cars in India to find out more about the top 10 most fuel efficient petrol cars in India along with their prices, pics, specs and other details.

Also Read- 10 Most Fuel Efficient Cars in India

Most Fuel Efficient Petrol Cars in India

Top 10 Mileage cars in India

1. Renault Kwid – 25.17 kpl

Right since its launch,  Renault Kwid has grabbed a lot of attention in the market. Primarily due to its crossover-like appearance, impressive space and great features . The Kwid is powered by a 796cc petrol engine which pumps out 54 PS of power and 72 Nm of torque. It has a kerb weight of just 660 kgs. With these specifications, the Kwid has managed to extract a fuel mileage of 25.17 kpl which makes it the most fuel efficient petrol car in the country.

Renault Kwid

Engine Type/ Displacement799 cc Petrol
Power53 BHP
Torque72 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual
Mileage25.17 kpl (claimed)
PriceRs. 2.65 – 3.80 lakh

2. Datsun redi-GO – 25.17 kpl

The Datsun Redi- Go is tied for the first place with the Renault Kwid on our list of the most fuel efficient petrol cars in India. The Kwid as well as the redi-GO utilize the same CMF-A platform and also share the same engine! The Redi Go’s 799 cc, three cylinder engine pumps out 54 PS of max. power and 72 Nm of peak torque and returns a great claimed fuel mileage of 25.17 kpl. This figure is exactly the same as that of the Kwid. The Redi-GO was launched by Datsun in June 2016 at a mouth watering starting price of just INR 2.39 lacs (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

Datsun Redi Go

Engine Type/ Displacement799 cc Petrol
Power53 BHP
Torque72 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual
Mileage25.17 kpl (claimed)
PriceRs. 2.42 – 3.52 lakh

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3. Maruti Alto 800 – 24.7 kpl

Undoubtedly, the best selling car in India is also one of the most economical petrol cars in India. Due to the recent updates, it has moved up the list and it now proudly sits above the Alto K10 and Celerio & second only to the Kwid/redi-GO. One of the many updates, the Alto 800 gets a new nose and a minor price cut to counter the Kwid and redi-GO’s competition. The Alto 800 is powered by a 796cc petrol motor which pumps out 47.3 bhp and 69 Nm torque. Maruti has given it it’s best to add some flair to the exteriors and though it doesn’t look bad for a car this price, most people do not buy it simply because of its looks.

Alto 800

Engine Type/ Displacement796 cc Petrol
Power47 BHP
Torque69 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual
Mileage24.7 kpl (claimed)
PriceRs. 2.47 – 3.32 lakh

4. Maruti Alto K10 – 24.07 kpl

The launch of the updated Alto 800 and the Datsun redi-GO has pushed the Alto K10 down by a couple of spots on our list of the most fuel efficient petrol cars in India. Though based on the Alto 800, the K10 is powered by a bigger, 1.0 litre K-Series motor which pumps out 67 bhp  of power and 90 Nm torque. The Maruti Alto K10 comes with either a 5-speed manual or a 5-speed AMT, both of which have the same mileage rating. The exteriors may not be as impressive as that of the previous iteration, but the interiors are certainly a better place to be in.

Maruti Alto K10

Engine Type/ Displacement998 cc Petrol
Power67 BHP
Torque90 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual/5-speed AMT
Mileage24.07 kpl (claimed)
PriceRs. 3.27 – 4.13 lakh

5. Renault Kwid AMT – 24.04 kpl

The fifth spot on our list of the Most Fuel Efficient Petrol Cars in India is occupied by the Kwid AMT. The manual variant of the Kwid 1.0 returns a mileage of 23.01 KMPL, whereas the automatic variant returns 24.04 KMPL according to ARAI testing. It is available in RxL and RxT variants.

Renault Kwid AMT

Engine Type/ Displacement999 cc Petrol
Power67 BHP
Torque91 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed AMT
Mileage24.04 kpl (claimed)
PriceRs. 3.84-4.32 lakh

6. Tata Tiago – 23.84 kpl

The Tiago, the new hatchback from Tata makes an entry into the list of the top 10 most fuel efficient petrol cars in India at the sixth place. With an ARAI certified mileage of 23.84 kpl, the Tiago is more fuel efficient than its closest rival, the Maruti Celerio, in spite of  having a bigger as well as a more powerful engine. The Tiago petrol is priced between Rs. 3.24 lakh and 4.99 lakh and comes with healthy features. It is also considerably cheaper than its rivals which make it a fantastic value for money proposition.

Tata Tiago

Engine Type/ Displacement1199 cc Petrol
Power69 BHP
Torque114 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual
Mileage23.84 kpl (claimed)
PriceRs. 3.24 – 4.99 lakh

7. Tata Nano GenX – 23.6 kpl

At the seventh place comes the Tata Nano. The Tata Nano received a major update in 2015 in the form of the Nano GenX. It is powered by the smallest internal combustion employed by a passenger car in India, and manages to return a great mileage of 23.6 kpl under ARAI test conditions. Tata has definitely transformed the Nano into a much better buy in its latest GenX guise. The A-segment hatchback  now gets an option of an AMT automatic, openable hatch and refreshingly new exteriors. The small capacity 624cc petrol motor pumps out 37.5 bhp of power and 51 Nm torque and comes mated to a 4-speed manual or a 5-speed AMT.

2015-tata-nano-genx-pics-red-image

Engine Type/ Displacement624 cc Petrol
Power37.5 BHP
Torque51 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)4-speed manual
Mileage23.6 kpl
PriceRs. 2.23 – 2.79 lakh

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8. Maruti Celerio – 23.1 kpl

The Celerio became a revolution by becoming a car that made automatics accessible to the masses. The Celerio is one of the most fuel efficient cars in India right now at a rated fuel economy of 23.1 kpl. It was developed by Maruti Suzuki as a replacement to the A-Star and the Estilo. The Celerio is doing great right from its launch in India with the AMT equipped model as well performing pretty well in the market. The Celerio is powered by the same engine as that of the Alto K10. The 998cc petrol engine produces 67 bhp of power and 90 Nm of torque. Much like the Alto K10, the mating of the AMT to the engine has not led to a decrease in mileage.

Maruti Celerio

Engine Type/ Displacement998 cc Petrol
Power67 BHP
Torque90 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual/5-speed AMT
Mileage25.17 kpl (claimed)
PriceRs. 4.05 – 5.25 lakh

9. Renault Kwid 1.0 – 23.01 kpl

The 1.0 L version of the Renault Kwid comes in at number 9 in our list of the most fuel efficient petrol cars in India. Renault claims a mileage of 23.01 kpl for the 999cc petrol engine which is mated to a  5-speed manual transmission. The engine delivers a power of 68 P and 91 Nm of peak torque. Externally, the 1000cc Kwid is very much identical to the 800cc variants primarily due to the silver finish ORVMs and side decals. At least on paper the AMT variant of the Kwid 1.0 L is more fuel efficient.

Renault Kwid 1.0

Engine Type/ Displacement999 cc Petrol
Power67 BHP
Torque91 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual
Mileage23.01 kpl (claimed)
PriceRs. 3.54 – 4.02 lakh

Also Read- Renault Kwid 1.0 RxL Launched @ Rs. 3.54 Lakh

10. Maruti Dzire – 22 kpl

The 10th spot in the most fuel efficient petrol cars in India is taken by the new Maruti Dzire. It is also the best mileage petrol sedan in India. The Dzire has been really successful in India and the new model will greatly benefit from its success. The Dzire petrol is powered by a 1.2 L engine that makes 83 BHP of power and 115 Nm of torque. It comes with an option of 5-speed manual and a 5-speed AMT. Both the variants return a claimed mileage of 22 KMPL.

Maruti Dzire

Engine Type/ Displacement1.2 L Petrol
Power83 BHP
Torque115 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual/5-speed AMT
Mileage22 kpl (claimed)
PriceInfo not yet out

Also Read- 2017 Maruti Swift Dzire- Everything you need to know

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