At the time of purchasing a car, one of the most important queries to make is regarding the mileage. In fact, this particular aspect should be given priority over everything else as fuel efficiency is one of the biggest concerns today. So, here is our list of the most fuel efficient cars, in both diesel and petrol categories to aid your decision making process.
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz SHVS
Maruti seems to have struck the right note with its Ciaz SHVS. Giving stiff competition to other established and powerful counterparts, Ciaz has successfully carved out its space in the mid-sized sedan segment. The diesel hybrid version of Ciaz SHVS (which stands for Smart Hybrid Vehicle by Suzuki) offers a mileage of 28.09 km/l and is one of India’s most fuel efficient cars at a price tag of around 7.6 to 8.2 lakhs.
Equipped with the new Automated Manual Transmission system, Maruti Celerio offers a mileage of 27.6 km/l. A compact fuel distribution system and turbocharger contributes to the great mileage. The petrol variant of the car also offers a relatively high mileage of 23.1 km/l and comes at a price of around 4.6 lakhs.
Maruti Baleno (Diesel version)
Maruti Suzuki’s third car in the most fuel efficient cars list, the Baleno, offers an impressive mileage of 27.3 km/l and is giving stiff competition to the cars in the luxury hatchback segment. The petrol variant also offers a satisfactory mileage of 21.4 km/l. Apart from the mileage, for the decent price tag of around 6.4 lakhs, Baleno also provides sleek aesthetics and comfort while exuding a certain grace and class.
Honda Jazz (Diesel variant)
With the stylish new body, sophisticated interiors and a reduced price, the Honda Jazz has a strong presence in the luxury hatchback segment. The diesel version delivers a mileage of 27.3 km/l. in addition to the impressive fuel efficiency, Jazz offers great ride quality and performance with the slightly steep price tag of around 7.4 to 8 lakhs.
Tata Tiago’s entry into the hatchback segment was highly anticipated. Starting with a price of around 3.2 lakhs for the petrol variant, Tiago is expected to give stiff competition to Celerio, Beat and the cars in the entry level hatchback segment. With its design being far superior to other Tata hatchbacks, the diesel variant offers an impressive mileage of around 27.28 km/l.
Apart from these cars, Maruti Swift Dzire (Diesel), Ford Figo and Ford Aspire are a few other fuel efficient options available for you. Make your choice and stay assured that you certainly have value for money.