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10 most fuel efficient petrol cars in India

Last updated on: June 7, 2012 10:50 IST

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W
hile all companies and consumers are shifting towards diesel variants and improving the mileage and performance of such cars, there are a few in the industry that are standing steady with their petrol cars.

Maruti India seems to be setting an example for the industry with cars that are cheaper yet their fuel efficiency and performance is second to none.

The other maker that is popular for their highly efficient petrol cars is Hyundai India.

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Tata Nano

The "Khushiyon ki Chaabi" has not only made a common man's dream, of owning a car, come true but also it makes sure that the happiness lasts for long after the purchase as well.

The car is not only cheap at a starting price of Rs 121,000 (ex-showroom New Delhi) but is also a great performer.

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With an engine displacement of 624cc, the car has the capability to churn out a power of 38 PS at 5,500 rpm, the mileage that the petrol variant of the car renders is close to 25kmpl making it one of the most fuel efficient petrol cars in the industry.

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Tata Nano comes with comfortable and smart interiors which ensure a pleasant drive.

In these times of rising expenses, the small car is small enough to fit a pocket of any size and easy on maintenance to fit a household's monthly budget.

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Maruti Suzuki Alto

Seeing Maruti Suzuki here on the list is no surprise for anyone as there can be no list of efficient cars without a mention of Maruti cars.

Maruti Alto comes at a starting price of a convenient Rs 294,000 (Ex-Showroom New Delhi). Maruti Alto has been in the market for over a decade and has been the universal choice for the first time buyers.

The sales of Maruti Alto have been second to none.

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With a splendid mileage of 18kmpl from the petrol variant, the car has broken all sales records and has been rising on the popularity charts ever since its launch.

The new Alto K10 with its 1L engine renders a power of 68PS and a mileage of 20+. In terms of actual driving and performance, Alto is more efficient and powerful than the Hyundai Eon, even though the mileage of the Eon is a little higher than what previous version of Alto delivers.

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When it comes to maintenance costs, being from the stables of Maruti and Hyundai, both the cars are at par.

The entry level small car has been India's favorite and with the new powerful K10 series engine in the Alto K10, there is never a no for a drive, rather with a Maruti Alto one always says "Let's Go".

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Hyundai Eon

Hyundai Eon has been turning "India On" since its launch in 2011.

The South Korean car manufacturer, Hyundai has proved itself in India with a lineage of some of the most successful and efficient cars.

Starting from Hyundai Santro to Hyundai i10 and Hyundai i20, the company has never disappointed the Indian consumer.

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The petrol version of the bug-eyed good looking hatchback, Hyundai Eon renders a mileage of 20kmpl which makes it a stunner in terms of performance along with the looks.

The starting price of the car is Rs 274,000 (Ex-showroom New Delhi).

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The engine is 814 cc and is capable of churning out a power of 56bhp at 5,500 rpm.

Another superb feature of the car is the powerful braking system and gas type shock absorber.

Just like all other hatchback cars today, the handling, comfort and convenience, all go hand in hand in this model.

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Maruti Suzuki A-Star

Maruti A-star was said to be a replacement for the Maruti 800.

Since Maruti 800 has a legacy of its own, Maruti India had to make sure that the car is not just cheap but efficient and has not just a good but an excellence performance.

Maruti A-Star Hatchback has a blend of smart, sporty and cute looks.

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The car has an engine displacement of 998cc and the powerful KB series engine, which churns a power of 67 PS and a torque of 90NM at 3500 rpm.

The car is not just efficient but is also environment friendly with its lower CO2 emissions.

The car is also suitable for those who love speed. It accelerates from 0-100kms in 17.5 seconds and can reach a top speed of 125kmph.

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Along with a good braking power, the control of the car while maneuvering is worth a mention.

The car has not done very well in India but it has been acclaimed internationally.

The car renders a mileage of around 18kmpl and the base model is priced at Rs 376,000 (ex-showroom New Delhi) which includes this car in the pocket friendly hatchbacks from the stables of Maruti India.

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Chevrolet Beat

Chevrolet Beat Diesel, no doubt renders a much higher mileage than the petrol version but in the category of petrol cars, it is giving a tough competition to Tata and Maurti cars in India.

The 1199cc car renders a mileage of near about 17kmpl. The car is a splendid sporty hatchback which is capable of reaching a top speed of 145kms and accelerates from 0-100kms in a splendid 15.5 seconds.

The hatchback has an elegant design and is a complete head turner in terms of exteriors and along with this the interiors of the car are also unBEATable.

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The cabin has enough legroom and headroom despite of Beat being a small car making the journey pleasant and comfortable.

It has an engine capacity of 1.2 L, the suspension has 4 gas filled shock absorbers and some of the variants also have the ABS, which ensures safety along with the comfort.

At a starting price of Rs 372,000 (ex-showroom New Delhi), the car is a complete and an efficient package.

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New Maruti Suzuki Wagon-R

The all new Maruti Wagon-R, fondly called as the "blue eyed boy" is another one featuring in the list of most efficient cars, from the house of Maruti India.

The hatchback has the capacity of 998cc and renders a mileage of 17kmpl.

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The exteriors of the car are classy and attractive. The car has a good ground clearance of 162mm and comes with features like ABS, Intelligent Computerized Anti theft system etc.

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The Rs 350,000 (ex-showroom New Delhi) car is spacious and has a very comfortable seating.

This blue eyed boy has an engine capacity of 1L and the engine is from the efficient KB10 series.

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Maruti Suzuki Swift

If there is a list of popular cars, be it a list in terms of popularity among consumers, sales or efficiency; the list is incomplete without the mention of the sporty Maruti Swift.

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In 2012, this hatchback emerged as the top selling car model. The base variant is priced at Rs 444,000 (Ex Showroom New Delhi).

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The Swift has set a benchmark in the hatchback category with its 1197 cc engine that delivers a mileage of around 17kkmpl.

This car has brought in a new era of hatchbacks that are power packed, responsive and fuel efficient.

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Maruti Suzuki Zen Estilo

More than a list of popular and most fuel efficient cars, this seems to be a listing of Maruti cars, no wonder Maruti has the best selling cars in the industry.

The Zen Estilo, with a displacement of 998cc, price of Rs 340,000 (Ex Showroom New Delhi) gives a mileage of around 16kmpl.

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The car is known for its unique styling. The car does compromise a little on the space, especially for those sitting on the rear seats but the 1L, KB series petrol engine is second to none when it comes to performance and efficiency.

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The fresh front view, teardrop designed headlamps, gas filled shockers, rear window wiper, a centre console which comes with cup holders, good quality seat fabric, steering lock etc; make the car an overall good buy.

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Hyundai i10 1.1

The 1086cc engine with a capacity of the Hyundai i10 1.1 renders a mileage of around 15kmpl.

The Hyundai i10 comes at a price of Rs 414,000. The car has the sophisticated looks similar to the other Hyundai car models.

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Hyundai India has dual tone beige interiors, comfortable i-relax front seats, front and rear power windows, internally adjustable ORVMs etc that add to the comfort of the passengers.

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Hyundai Motor India Limited is committed towards cutting edge global technology which aims at delivering nothing but the best.

The car has won a lot of awards and recognition. In the year 2008, it was recognized as the "Indian Car of the year".

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Hyundai i20

Another one from the stables of Hyundai in the list of the most efficient petrol cars is the Hyundai i20.

Hyundai i20 starts from Rs 478,000 and has a displacement of 1197cc, churns out an impressive power of 90PS.

Now the reason why this features in this list is the efficient mileage of around 12kmpl.

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Around 12 variants are present in the i20 linea#8805 this is a proof in itself that talks about the popularity and the performance of the car.

It has got stylish looks, good looking interiors and comfortable seating.

The latest version of the car has the patent fluidic design which makes this car ever so gorgeous.

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Not only in terms of looks but the car is splendid in terms of safety as well.

For the same, it won the award for being the safest car in India. Hyundai 120 surprised not only the consumers but also the company with the tremendous sales and response that it got.

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