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Best Mileage Cars in India for 2021

Sankul Nagpal GUIDES, MORE

There is no doubt that driving is quite a pleasurable task. After all, who doesn’t love to cruise through the city behind their wheels? However, driving around the city can also take a toll on your pocket, thanks to sky rocketing petrol and diesel prices. But the best way to save yourself from this unwanted worry is to bring home a vehicle that is easy on your pockets, and powerful for the road.

So to help you bring home a powerful, yet efficient vehicle, we have compiled a list of the top 6 mileage cars of India, so that you can make the right decision and save while you go for a Spinn.

Best Petrol Mileage Cars

Petrol cars provide better acceleration and power delivery at the cost of mileage. However, the fuel efficient petrol cars in this list provide exceptional mileage that sometimes rival some diesel cars.

Car

Engine

Mileage

Safety Features

Renault Kwid

0.8-litre petrol engine

1.0-litre petrol engine

Up to 22.7 kmpl

Rear parking sensors, dual front airbags, and ABS with EBD

1.2-litre petrol engine

Manual: 21.01 kmpl 

CVT: 19.56 kmpl 

Hybrid: 23.87 kmpl 

Rear parking sensors, dual front airbags, and ABS with EBD

Mahindra XUV300

1.2-litre turbo petrol engine

Up to 17 kmpl

Dual front airbags, rear parking sensors, ABS with EBD, electronic stability program (ESP)

Renault Kwid – 22.7 kmpl

Offered as Renault’s entry-level hatch, the Kwid does not compromise on styling, comfort and performance. In fact, the Renault Kwid is the most modern-looking hatchback in the budget segment. Revolutionizing how a budgeted hatchback looks, the Kwid offers an SUV-inspired styling, sorted dynamics and practical interiors.

Renault Kwid

Currently offered with 2 BS6-compliant petrol engine options, the Renault Kwid can be purchased with either a 0.8-litre petrol engine capable of delivering 54 PS of max power and 72Nm of peak torque, or a 1.0-litre petrol variant capable of delivering 68 PS of max power and 72 Nm of peak torque. In terms of transmission options, the 0.8-litre version comes mated to a 5-speed manual while the 1.0-litre variant comes with an additional 5-speed AMT option. Depending upon the variant you chose, the Kwid can deliver a maximum mileage of 22.7 kmpl.

Offered with a price tag of ₹2.92-5.01 lakh (ex-showroom) the Renault Kwid is sure to leave a lasting impression with its SUV inspired styling, practicality and affordability. And for those looking to save some more, this highly efficient vehicle from Renault is also available in the pre-owned market for a budget ranging between ₹2.5-3.5 Lakhs.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno – 23.87 kmpl

When it was first launched in 2015, the word Baleno was famously associated with Maruti’s flagship sedan of the 2000s. But just like the dominating sedan, the newly launched Baleno hatchback is nothing short of sheer excellence, and this is pretty much evident from the huge sales number the Baleno has achieved over the years.

Maruti Baleno

The Maruti Suzuki Baleno comes with a BS6 compliant 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine that returns 83 PS of power and 113 Nm of torque mated to a 5-speed Manual Transmission or a CVT gearbox. The hatchback also gets a BS6 compliant 1.2-litre Dualjet petrol engine with mild-hybrid technology that can return 90 PS of power along with 113 Nm of torque mated to only a 5-speed Manual Gearbox. Even with capable performance, the Baleno returns a mileage of 21.01 kmpl for the petrol-manual variants, 19.56 kmpl for the CVT variants, and an impressive 23.87 kmpl on the mild hybrid variant.

Overall, the Maruti Suzuki Baleno is a complete package that offers Maruti’s signature HEARTECT platform, dual-tone interiors and rough-and-tough ride quality coupled with a refined and efficient engine that is BS6 compliant. With a price starting from ₹5.63 – 8.96 lakhs (Ex-Showroom Delhi) the Baleno is a worthy vehicle when it comes to mileage and overall performance. Owing to its massive popularity the Maruti Suzuki Baleno can also be brought home in its pre-owned glory for a price of ₹5 to 7.5 lakhs.

Spinny Assured Maruti Suzuki Baleno Prices

Delhi-NCR

₹5.1-7.5 lakhs

Bangalore

₹6.6-7.3 lakhs

Hyderabad

₹5.7-7.7 lakhs

Pune

₹5.6-7.0 lakhs

Mumbai

₹5.6-7.8 lakhs

Ahmedabad

Starting from

₹6.0 lakhs

Chennai

Starting from

₹6.8 lakhs

Mahindra XUV300 – 17 kmpl

Mahindra’s popular compact SUV, the XUV300 already wears the crown of being one of the safest vehicles in India with a 5 star NCAP rating. The already popular vehicle has become even more power-packed with its 1.2-litre turbocharged engine. So if you are looking for a vehicle that’s safe, powerful and fully featured then the XUV300 is totally for you.

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Mahindra XUV300

Speaking of efficiency and power, the XUV300 comes with Mahindra’s 1.2-litre turbo petrol engine that is capable of returning 110 PS of maximum power and 200Nm of peak torque which is best in its segment. In terms of transmission, the petrol variant is mated to a 6-speed manual or 6-speed AMT transmission. The mileage returned is an impressive 17 kmpl, which is one of the highest mileage figures on offer in the compact-SUV segment.

As a turbo powered, yet efficient vehicle, the XUV300 is a perfect choice for the power hungry souls. The Mahindra XUV300 can be brought home for a price that ranges between ₹7.95 lakh-12.30 lakh (ex-showroom) with the efficient turbo-petrol variants starting from ₹7.94 lakhs.

Best Diesel Mileage Cars

Diesel cars have always provided great mileage and have been preferred for long distance driving. The fuel efficient diesel cars in this list deliver mileage above 20 kmpl with efficient driving techniques.

Car

Engine

Mileage

Safety Features

1.2-litre diesel engine

Up to 25.4 kmpl

Rear parking sensors, dual front airbags, and ABS with EBD

1.5-litre diesel engine

Up to 26 kmpl

Rear parking sensors, dual front airbags, and ABS with EBD

1.3-litre diesel engine

Up to 28.9 kmpl

Dual front airbags, rear parking sensors, ABS with EBD, electronic stability program (ESP)

Hyundai Aura – 25.4 kmpl

Sharing a lot with the Grand i10 Nios, the new Hyundai Aura is pretty much the sedan variant of it. In terms of the overall package, the Hyundai Aura is futuristic, modern, and capable of delivering a strong ride quality and road presence.

Hyundai Aura

Talking about efficiency and engine, the Aura comes with Hyundai’s tried and tested 1.2-litre diesel engine that is now offered with 5 speed manual and AMT gearboxes while delivering 75 PS of maximum power and 190Nm of maximum torque. The engine is now exceptionally well refined and is capable of delivering one of the highest mileage figures of 25.4 kmpl.

So if you’re looking to get yourself the all new Hyundai Aura, you can do so for a price of ₹5.79-9.22 Lakhs (ex-showroom)

4th Generation Honda City (BS4) – 26 kmpl

With 5 generations of productions and a history that reaches every corner of India, the Honda City is probably the best and the most preferred choice of sedan in the pre-owned market. Whether we talk about the engine or the fuel economy, Honda City is a vehicle that has set a standard with every generation.

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Spinny Assured Honda City

Honda’s core strength has been it’s very capable and fuel efficient engines and this extends to the 4th generation Honda City as well. These include the world class 1.5 litre i-DTEC diesel engines, which put out 100 PS of max power and 200 Nm of peak torque. Mated to a 6-speed manual transmission, the diesel powered Honda City can return an astonishing mileage of 26 kmpl.

So if you are looking for a highly efficient car, then you can bring home a pre-owned Honda City 4th Generation, by spending somewhere around ₹6 to 10 lakhs for the diesel Honda City. At such an impressive price tag, the Honda City is a complete package that offers Honda’s reliability, power-packed platform, spacious cabin, and a fuel efficient engine. 

Spinny Assured Honda City Prices

Delhi-NCR

₹5.7-7.5 lakhs

Bangalore

Starting from

₹9 lakhs

Hyderabad

₹6.1-9.2 lakhs

Pune

Starting from

₹5.6 lakhs

Mumbai

Starting from

₹7.5 lakhs

Kolkata

Starting from

₹6.2 lakhs

Chennai

₹6.2-7.2 lakhs

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz (BS4) – 28.09 kmpl

Launched in 2014, the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz made a lasting impression with its style and exterior designing. The Ciaz was designed with Suzuki’s Total Effective Control Technology or S-TECT technology and modern touches that made it stand out from all other Maruti cars.

Spinny Assured Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

Talking about power and efficiency, the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz comes with a 1.3-litre MultiJet diesel engine that could deliver a maximum power of 88.5 PS and a maximum torque of 200 Nm. What set apart the Ciaz from the rest of the competition was the inclusion of the SHVS mild hybrid system on the diesel variants. With either a 5-speed manual or 4-speed AMT, the Maruti Ciaz provides an extraordinary mileage of 28.09 kmpl.

As an efficient yet powerful vehicle, the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is one of the most popular choices in the pre-owned car market and can be easily brought home for an average price of ₹4.5 to 9.5 lakhs.

Spinny Assured Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Prices

Delhi-NCR

₹5.9-8.4 lakhs

Bangalore

₹6.7-8.7 lakhs

Hyderabad

₹7.1-8 lakhs

Pune

₹5.9-8.1 lakhs

Mumbai

₹5.8-7.4 lakhs

Chennai

Starting from

₹6.2 lakhs