Top 5 Mileage-Friendly Low Price Cars in India

Find out which budget-friendly fuel efficient cars you can consider buying in India.

With fuel prices shooting up each day, car buyers are looking for cars that are not only budget-friendly but also fuel efficient. Therefore, in this blog, we have shortlisted the top 5 low price fuel efficient cars in India as per ARAI. Let us have a look at them! 

1. Maruti Alto – 24.7 kmpl

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Maruti has always been recognized as a fuel-efficient car brand by the auto enthusiasts in India. However, the discontinued diesel models have somewhat impacted its ‘best mileage car brand’ image. Although the diesel lineup is certainly missed by the fuel efficient car lovers but the petrol engine lineup still surprises with impeccable mileage figures. Maruti Alto is a great option for car buyers who look for a car that is not expensive and delivers great mileage. The ARAI mileage for the best-selling car Maruti Alto in Indian market is 24.72 kmpl. According to the manufacturer, the CNG version has a mileage of 33.44 km/kg.

Engine 796cc, 3-cylinder
Max. Power 47.65 PS @ 6,000 rpm
Peak Torque 69 Nm @ 3500 rpm
Transmission 5-Speed Manual
Top Speed 142 Kmph
0-100 Kmph 16 Seconds
Mileage 24.7 kmpl claimed
Dimensions 3395 mm x 1490 mm x 1475 mm (LBH); Wheelbase – 2360 mm
Price Rs. 2.94 to 4.36 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi)


2. Maruti Baleno MT – 21.39 kmpl

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Maruti launched the Baleno as the first BS6 car in India with mild hybrid technology, as the new Dzire SHVS shares its engine. The vehicle’s diesel engine was very fuel efficient, but its petrol model also doesn’t disappoint the enthusiasts. It has a claimed fuel efficiency of 21.39 kmpl.

Dimensions (LWB) 3995 x 1745 x 1500 mm
Kerb Weight 960-985 Kgs
Wheel Type and Size 15” Alloys
Boot Space 339 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement 1.2 L DualJet Diesel
Power 83-90 bhp
Torque 113 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox) 5-speed manual
Mileage 21.39 kmpl (claimed)
Price Rs. 5.63-8.96 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi)


3. Tata Tiago Petrol MT – 23.84 kmpl

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Tata Tiago also eliminated its frugal diesel engine, the 1.05 Litre Revotorq unit. A 1.2-litre three-cylinder petrol engine with 86 horsepower and 113 Newton meters of peak torque is now available. The Tiago is also one of the safest hatchbacks in India, earning a respectable 4-star safety rating in Global NCAP crash testing. The claimed fuel efficiency of the Tiago hatchback is 23.84 kmpl, which is too good. 

Dimensions (LWB) 3746 x 1647 x 1535 mm
Kerb Weight 1080 Kgs
Wheel Type and Size 14” Alloys
Boot Space 242 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement 1.2 Litre Revotron
Power 86 bhp
Torque 113 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox) 5-speed manual/5-speed AMT
Mileage 23.84 kmpl
Price Rs. 4.60 – 6.60 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi)


4. Maruti Dzire Petrol – 23.56 kmpl

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India’s marquee carmaker launched the facelifted Dzire that has taken a big leap in every sense as compared to the forerunners. Besides getting styling changes, new features and mild hybrid technology are also part of the package. The 1.2 Litre engine with SHVS now produces 90 bhp, 7 bhp more than the predecessor. The Dzire is the best selling sedan in India and also marks its presence among the low price fuel efficient cars in India. Its claimed fuel efficiency is 23.56 kmpl.

Dimensions (L x W x H) 3995 x 1735 x 1515 mm
Kerb Weight 955-990 KG
Wheel Type and Size 15” Alloys
Boot Space 378 L
Engine Type/ Displacement 1.2 Litre DualJet Petrol
Power 90 bhp
Torque 113 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox) 5-speed manual/5-speed AMT
Mileage 23.56 kmpl (claimed)
Price Rs. 5.89 – 8.81 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi)


5. Honda Amaze Diesel Automatic – 24.7 kmpl

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The Honda Amaze Diesel is the most fuel-efficient automatic in India. It is the first Honda to offer an automatic-diesel combination. It is equipped with a 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel engine and a CVT transmission that produces 80 horsepower and 160 pounds of torque. There are 20 fewer horsepower and 40 fewer Nm in CVT versions than with manual transmissions. With the claimed mileage of 24.7 kmpl, it is indeed a great choice for the car buyers.

Dimensions (LWB) 3990 x 1680 x 1505 mm
Kerb Weight 1065 Kgs
Wheel Type and Size 14” Alloys
Boot Space 400 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement 1.5 L i-DTEC Diesel
Power 80 bhp
Torque 160 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox) CVT
Mileage 24.7 kmpl (claimed)
Price Rs. 8.86 – 9.96 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi)


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