Fuel efficiency is one of the most important parameters to sell a car in India. With fuel prices on the upswing, which are the most fuel efficient cars in India?
The 2012 Tata Nano is powered by a 624cc, twin-cylinder petrol engine which produces 37 BHP and 51 Nm. The Nano returns a mileage of 25.4 kmpl.
Tata Indica e-V2 and Indigo e-CS
Both these cars are powered by a 1400cc, CR4 diesel engine which produces 70 BHP and 140 Nm. Both the eV2 and eCS return 25 kmpl.
Powered by a 936cc, diesel engine, the Beat produces 57 BHP and 150 Nm and returns a mileage of 24 kmpl.
The Fluidic Verna is a very fuel efficient car. The Verna 1.4 diesel returns 23.5 kmpl, while the Verna 1.6 diesel returns 22.32 kmpl.
Nissan Micra Diesel
Powered by a 1461cc, 4-cylinder k9k diesel engine, the Micra produces 64 BHP and 160 Nm and returns a mileage of 23.08 kmpl.
Maruti Suzuki Swift Diesel
The all new Swift is lighter and even with the same 1.3-litre diesel engine produces 74 BHP and 190 Nm. But the mileage is improved and the new Swift returns 22.9 kmpl.
Hyundai i-Gen i20
The Fluidic i20 might retain the same engine as the old model, but the 1.4-litre diesel engine (90 BHP, 224 Nm) now produces 21.9 kmpl.
Powered by a 814cc, 3-cylinder petrol engine which produces 55 BHP and 76.5 Nm, the Eon returns a mileage of 21.1 kmpl.
The i10 is powered by a 1.2-litre Kappa2 petrol engine which uses VTVT technology. This engine produces 80 BHP and 114
Nm and returns 20.3 kmpl.
Maruti Suzuki Alto K10
The 998cc, KB-Series 3-cylinder petrol engine in the Alto develops 67 BHP and 90 Nm and returns a mileage of 20.2 kmpl.