Remember the “kitna deti hai” advertising caption of one of the leading Indian auto-marketers? This single advertisement said it all! We are a nation obsessed with great mileage cars offeredat competitive rates. And of course, the soaring fuel prices have made our obsession grow even stronger!
So, here’s a list of petrol and diesel cars in India, which offer great mileage without burning a hole in your pocket! Take a look:
Manufactured by Indigenous auto makers Tata Motors – Tata Nano also known as the ‘people’s carthat comes in a highly affordable price range with great fuel efficiency. In fact, this little wonder has undergone a recent facelift with dramatic interior and exterior cosmetic changes, raising the car to new levels.
Tata Nano comprises of four stroke enginesand the 2013 version of the car delivers improved performance in terms of mileage and fuel efficiency with a capacity to return around 25.35 kmpl (as certified by ARAI). Running on a 624cc engine, Tata Nano delivers a maximum torque of 51Nm.
Chevrolet Beat comes in three petrol variants equipped with 16-Valve DOHC,1.2L, 1199cc, STEC II petrol engine with manual transmission 5-speed gearbox.
The petrol engine of the car comprises of Port Deactivation Technology that not only reduces the noise, but also functions to greatly enhance the fuel efficiency. Thus, the car is capable of delivering a mileage of 14.5kmpl in city and around 18.6kmpl on highway.
Both the Tata Indica e-V2 and Indigo e-CS cars are powered by 1400cc, CR4 diesel enginethat is capable of delivering70 BHP along with 140 Nm.
The cars comprise of a powerful music system with Bluetooth connectivity, front cabin light and spot light, four stroke steering wheel and all 4 power windows. Both the eCS and eV2are capable of delivering a mileage of 25 kmpl.
Hyundai Verna has been launched in different variants, which include 1.4L and 1.6L, where the average fuel economyand mileage will change according to the configuration of each variant.
Indeed, one of the most fuel efficient cars in India, the Hyundai Verna Fluidic 1.4L petrol engine is capable of delivering 17.43 kmpl of mileage. Whereas, the 1.4L diesel engine offers extended relief to customers with its best-in segment mileage of 23.50 kmpl.
The most striking features ofNissan Micra Diesel includes the chrome plated radiator grille, drive computer, tilt steering, immobilizer, driver airbag, door ajar warning indicator,driver seat belt warning indicator,headlight on warning indicator,low fuel level warning indicator, key remove warning indicator and so much more.
Powered by 1461cc, four cylinder k9k diesel engine, the car is capable of delivering 64 BHP and 160 Nmwith a return mileage of 23.08 kmpl.
Thepetrol variant ofToyota Etios Liva is packed with stunning 3NR-FE, 1197 cc, four-cylinder 16V, gasoline, DOHC enginewhich is capable of churning 80 PS of power while generating 104Nm of maximum torque.
This ensures high fuel efficiency of 18.31 kmpl by the car. The diesel version of Etios Livais powered by powered by a 1364cc diesel engine with a maximum power of 68 PS, which is capable of churning 3800 rpm. The car delivers a city mileage of 20.32 kmpl, while it returns a mileage of 23.59 kmpl on highways.
The all new Maruti Suzuki Swift comes in both diesel and petrol variants. The petrol version of the car is designed with 1.2 litre K series engine along with a displacement of 1198cc and a five-speed manual transmission gearbox.
This impressive engine is capable of delivering 18.6kmpl (ARAI). The diesel variant is powered with1.3-litre DDiS engine having a displacement of 1248cc, offering a mileage of a mileage of 22.9kmpl (ARAI).
The i20 now gets the 1.2L petrol engine from i10, one of the most fuel efficient cars in India. The diesel variant of the car is equally good.
Hyundai i-Gen i20 comes in three engine options, which include 1.2 L 1196cc Kappa PL Petrol, 1.4 L, 1396cc Gamma AT Petrol and 1.4 CRDI Diesel Engine.The 1.4 engine of the car is capable of delivering a mileage of 18.5 km to a liter (ARAI).
Powered by 814cc, three-cylinder petrol engine, Hyundai Eon is capable of producing 55 BHP and 76.5 Nm. The car comprises of Santro engine minus one cylinder.
Besides the petrol engine, the car comes in 3 Eon LPG variants that include – Era plus, D-Lite plus and Magna Plus. All the variants are capable of producing same amount of power and torque with a mileage that can give other cars a run for their money.
The Hyundai i10 comes in two different power engines and thus the mileage offered by both the variants also varies. The car is powered with a 1.2-litre Kappa2 petrol engine that makes use of VTVT technology.
Hyundai i10 engine is capable of producing 80 BHP and 114 Nm. The D-lite and Era variants of the car comprise of 1.1L, 1086cc, iRDE petrol engines that offer exceptional engine performance with great fuel efficiency. These two Hyundai i10 variants are capable of delivering 14kmpl in city while 19.8kmpl on highway.