Fuel efficient cars
Car makers are constantly working on their cars to ac it is also very efficient when it comes to fuel consumption returning a very healthy 27.62 kmpl. This makes it one of the best mileage cars in India currently, have better fuel efficiency. Although sometimes there is a significant difference between the mileage claimed by the car maker and the real world mileage, these figures can still offer a fair idea of the fuel efficiency that can be expected out of a car. Here are 5 of the most fuel efficient cars under the 6 lakh price bracket.
The Maruti Suzuki Celerio diesel variant comes with a 2 cylinder, 793 cc diesel engine, which is presently the smallest motor driving a car on Indian roads and also the first of its type developed by Maruti Suzuki. The engine generates about 47 bhp output and 125 Nm of peak torque, which the company claims is enough for the urban driving. The Celerio comes under the price range of INR 4.82 – 5.90 lakh and offers 27.62 kmpl of mileage.
Tata’s all new hatchback model called the Tiago comes with a 1.05 L Revotorq diesel engine that is capable of returning a claimed mileage of 27.28 kmpl. Launched at a price of INR 3.2 lakh to start with, the Tiago rivals against the likes of the Celerio, Beat, Brio, etc. Although the Celerio diesel engine is slightly more fuel efficient, it also comes with a smaller 800 cc mill that offers less power than the Tiago’s 1.05 L engine.
Mahindra’s micro-SUV, the KUV100 returns an overall claimed fuel efficiency of 25.32 kmpl making it one of the best fuel efficient cars in India. The KUV100 is an unconventional design on large hatchbacks with style inspired by the SUVs and is driven by the mFalcon D75 diesel engine. It comes with a starting price of INR 5.41 lakh.
The Kwid is fresh and vivacious and is driven by a 799 cc petrol engine. It offers a claimed mileage of 25.17 kmpl while delivering an output of 53 bhp and 72 Nm of max torque. The Renault Kwid competes against the likes of the Maruti Alto 800, Hyundai Eon and the Datsun Redi-GO and is priced in a range between INR 2.62 – 3.67 lakh.
The newly launched Datsun Redi-GO is an entry level hatchback model that is built on the same platform as the Kwid, powered by the same engine and therefore offers equally great mileage. However, it has been designed in a tall boy style with high ground clearance. The Datsun Redi-GO is priced within the range of INR 2.39 – 3.34 lacs and is claimed to offer a mileage of 25.17 kmpl.
Get the on road price of each car by visiting Indian Blue Book.