Best Mileage Automatic Cars in India

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We Indians love cars that deliver great mileage. In fact, we love high-mileage cars so much that many of us prioritize this aspect of a car above everything else. However, nowadays you can buy cars which deliver great mileage while being equally good in other aspects such as comfort. Today, we have a list of best mileage automatic cars that you can buy in India. To make your car-buying decision easy, we have taken cars up to 30 lakhs. Also, we have segregated them in six different price bands and have taken a maximum of five cars from each band. This will make it easy for to choose one from the best mileage automatic cars we have listed here.

Best Mileage Automatic Cars in India

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Best Mileage Automatic Cars in India – Upto 5 Lakhs

Alto K10 AMT (24.07 KMPL)

Price ₹ 4.09 lakh onward
Engine 1.0-litre K10B petrol
Transmission AMT

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Maruti Alto K10 AMT

There are few people in India who do not know the Alto. This one is the bigger Alto as it comes with a 1.0-litre engine and an AMT gearbox too. This helps the Alto K10 deliver a great mileage figure of 24.07 KMPL. Hence, the Alto K10 AMT is our pick of the lot and becomes one of the best mileage automatic cars in India.

KWID 1.0 AMT (24.04 KMPL)

Price ₹ 3.78 lakh onward
Engine 1.0-litre petrol
Transmission AMT

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Renault Kwid 1.0 AMT

The Kwid is the reason why Renault has been growing in India at a good pace. Combining the hatchback proportions with SUV-esque looks, the Kwid’s popularity keeps on growing. Powering this car is a 1.0-litre petrol engine, which is mated to an AMT gearbox. An interesting tid-it about this car is that it is the only one on this list to come with a dial-type gear selector.

Celerio AMT (23.10 KMPL)

Price ₹ 4.48 lakh onward
Engine 1.0-litre K10B petrol
Transmission AMT

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Maruti Celerio AMT

The Celerio has not had such a great outing in India. The biggest setback to the nameplate came when Maruti Suzuki had to pull the plug on the diesel variant of the car. This, despite the fact that Celerio diesel’s mileage was just great. However, the petrol’s mileage is quite good. The one to have is the Celerio AMT which comes with a 1.0-litre engine with an AMT gearbox.

Nano AMT (21.9 KMPL)

Price ₹ 3.26 lakh
Engine 0.6-litre petrol
Transmission AMT

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Tata Nano AMT

While far from the most popular, the Nano AMT is still among the best mileage automatic cars you can buy. The Nano was envisioned to be the cheapest car to be in production anywhere in the world. However, a few years later, its price has come closer to that of Kwid 1.0-litre. This car is powered by a 0.6-litre engine and mated to an AMT gearbox, this car delivers mileage of 21.9 KMPL.

WagonR AMT (20.51 KMPL)

Price ₹ 4.87 lakh onwards
Engine 1.0-litre K10B petrol
Transmission AMT

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Maruti WagonR AMT

The WagonR is among the longest-running nameplates in Maruti Suzuki’s product lineup. This hatchback can be had in either petrol or CNG variants. However, the variant you will want, if mileage is your primary concern, is the one with AMT gearbox.

Best Mileage Automatic Cars in India – 5 Lakhs to 10 Lakhs

Maruti Suzuki DZire Diesel AMT (28.4 KMPL)

Price ₹ 6.73 lakh onward
Engine 1.3-litre DDiS 200 turbo diesel
Transmission 5-speed AMT

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Maruti Swift DZire Diesel AMT

The new-gen DZire looks great and is great to drive, as we noted in our first-drive review of the car. However, what’s most impressive about this car is its fuel economy, which is the best among all cars on this list. This is courtesy of Maruti Suzuki mating that 1.3-litre DDiS 200 turbo diesel engine to an AMT gearbox. Also, now, you can have all the features that this car’s top trim offers, along with the AMT gearbox. Yes, you can have the DZire with AMT in the top ZDi+ trim too.

Maruti Suzuki Ignis Diesel AMT (26.8 KMPL)

Price ₹ 6.83 lakh onwards
Engine 1.3-litre DDiS 200 turbo diesel
Transmission AMT

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Maruti Ignis Diesel AMT

The Ignis comes close to matching the DZire’s mileage numbers but falls a little short. However, for this quirky car, that is more than enough of an achievement. This car is Maruti Suzuki’s entry in the mini-SUV space. Its quirky looks hide underneath the familiar 1.3-litre DDiS 200 turbo diesel unit which is paired to an AMT gearbox. These help this car deliver great mileage. You can personalise this car through Maruti Suzuki’s iCreate program, which no other car on this list offers.

Tata Tiago Petrol AMT (23.8 KMPL)

Price ₹ 5.39 lakh
Engine 1.2-litre petrol
Transmission AMT

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Tata Tiago Petrol AMT

The Tiago has been a successful car for Tata Motors. So much so that it has also spawned a sedan called Tigor. The Tiago is available with a diesel engine too. However, sine our consideration for this story is for automatic cars only, the Tiago petrol AMT was our pick. However, at 23.8 KMPL, its mileage is quite good. Helping it deliver that mileage figure is a 1.2-litre petrol motor mated to an AMT gearbox.

VW Ameo Diesel Automatic (21.73 KMPL)

Price ₹ 8.40 lakh onward
Engine 1.5-litre TDI turbo diesel
Transmission 7-speed DSG

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - VW Ameo Diesel Automatic

The Ameo is VW India’s first made-in-India product. It has been received quite warmly, considering how other VW products have been received. It comes in both petrol and diesel guises. However, for those concerned about mileage, the diesel engine is the one to have. This car comes with a 1.5-litre TDI turbo diesel engine that is paired with a 7-speed DSG dual-clutch gearbox.

Tata Zest Diesel AMT (21.58 KMPL)

Price ₹ 7.65 lakh
Engine 1.3-litre RevoTorq turbo diesel
Transmission AMT

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Tata Zest Diesel AMT

Tata was trying to turn its image and fortune around when the Zest came out. Among the many firsts of this car is the turbo petrol engine Tata equipped this car with. Keeping all that aside, however, those looking to get the best mileage from their Zest should have it with a 1.3-litre RevoTorq turbo diesel engine coupled with an AMT gearbox.

Best Mileage Automatic Cars in India – 10 Lakhs to 15 Lakhs

VW Vento Diesel Automatic (22.15 KMPL)

Price ₹ 11.82 lakh onward
Engine 1.5-litre TDI turbo diesel
Transmission 7-speed DSG

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - VW Vento Diesel Automatic

In the ₹ 10 – 15 lakh price band, the Vento offers the most mileage among all the automatic gearbox-equipped cars. However, if you wish to own this car for this reason, go for the 1.5-litre TDI turbo diesel engine + 7-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic gearbox combination.

Skoda Rapid Diesel Automatic (21.72 KMPL)

Price ₹ 11.71 lakh onward
Engine 1.5-litre TDI turbo diesel
Transmission 7-speed DSG

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Skoda Rapid Diesel Automatic

The Rapid, post-facelift, looks so much better than the car it replaces. However, it is also one of the most fuel-efficient cars in this price band. It  lags behind Vento ever so slightly when it comes to mileage figures. If this is the car you desire, do ensure you buy it with the 1.5-litre TDI turbo diesel + 7-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic combo to save maximum bucks on fuel too.

Nissan Terrano Diesel AMT (19.61 KMPL)

Price ₹ 14.03 lakh
Engine 1.5-litre dCi turbo diesel
Transmission AMT

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Nissan Terrano Diesel AMT

The Terrano finds its way on this list courtesy of its fuel-sipping diesel engine and AMT gearbox combo. Powering this car is the 1.5-litre dCi turbo diesel engine and mated to an AMT transmission, this car delivers good mileage.

Renault Duster Diesel AMT (19.6 KMPL)

Price ₹ 12.77 lakh
Engine 1.5-litre dCi turbo diesel
Transmission AMT

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Renault Duster Diesel AMT

The Duster offers similar mileage as the Terrano. However, it is perhaps the only car in this segment to also offer a 4×4 variant. However, its most fuel-efficient combination is that of the 1.5-litre dCi turbo diesel engine paired to an AMT gearbox.

Honda City Automatic (18.0 KMPL)

Price ₹ 11.43 lakh onward
Engine 1.5-litre iVTEC petrol
Transmission CVT

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Honda City Automatic

The City is Honda’s best-selling car in India. Honda recently gave this car a few updates to help it stay competitive against rivals such as Maruti Suzuki Ciaz. The car is quite frugal, as can be seen by its mileage figure. However, if you wish to see such a mileage figure with the City, go for the one with 1.5-litre iVTEC petrol engine paired to a CVT gearbox.

Best Mileage Automatic Cars in India – 15 Lakhs to 20 Lakhs

Hyundai Elantra Diesel Automatic (18.23 KMPL)

Price ₹ 18.46 lakh onward
Engine 1.6-litre U2 CRDi turbo diesel
Transmission 6-speed automatic

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Hyundai Elantra Diesel Automatic

The Elantra is Hyundai’s sedan offering to counter the likes of Toyota Corolla Altis and Skoda Octavia. It is quite fuel-efficient too, but only when it is equipped with the 1.6-litre CRDi turbo diesel engine and mated to a 6-speed automatic gearbox. Also, it is the only car in its segment to offer features such as cooled seats.

VW Jetta Diesel Automatic (16.96 KMPL)

Price ₹ 20.09 lakh
Engine 2.0-litre TDI turbo diesel
Transmission 6-speed DSG

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - VW Jetta Diesel Automatic

The Jetta will soon be out of production. This is because it was being assembled in India. The new generation on sale internationally but VW has not announced any plans of bringing that car to India. So, if you wish to own this car, you will have to act fast. To eke out the maximum mileage from the car, the combo to go for is the 2.0-litre TDI turbo diesel engine with 6-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic gearbox.

Toyota Corolla Altis Petrol Automatic (14.71 KMPL)

Price ₹ 16.43 lakh onward
Engine 1.8-litre 2ZR-FE petrol
Transmission 7-speed Super CVT-i

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Toyota Corolla Altsi Petrol Automatic

The Corolla Altis recently got a new face. However, the engine line-up, as a result, remained the same. Still, the existing engines are great at saving fuel. So, the combination to go for, for the mileage-conscious is the 1.8-litre petrol engine which is mated to a 7-speed Super CVT-i gearbox.

Toyota Innova Crysta Diesel Automatic (14.29 KMPL)

Price ₹ 15.57 lakh onward
Engine 2.8-litre 1GD-FTV turbo diesel
Transmission 6-speed automatic

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Toyota Innova Crysta Diesel Automatic

The Innova Crysta is one of Toyota’s big sellers in India. In fact, its following has only grown stronger with time. This is the only MPV on this list and the one you should go for comes equipped with a 2.8-litre turbo diesel engine which is mated to a 6-speed gearbox.

Best Mileage Automatic Cars in India – 20 Lakhs to 25 Lakhs

Skoda Octavia Diesel Automatic (19.50 KMPL)

Price ₹ 20.49 lakh onward
Engine 2.0-litre TDI turbo diesel
Transmission 6-speed DSG

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Skoda Octavia Diesel Automatic

A personal favorite on this list of best mileage automatic cars in India, the Octavia is Skoda’s best-selling car in India. In fact, Skoda has so much faith in the product that it brought the facelifted car to India too. It is the most fuel-efficient automatic car you can buy in this range. However, to exact the maximum mileage out of the car, you should go for the 2.0-litre TDI turbo diesel engine + 6-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic gearbox combination.

Hyundai Tucson Diesel Automatic (16.38 KMPL)

Price ₹ 22.47 lakh onward
Engine 2.0-litre CRDi turbo diesel
Transmission 6-speed automatic

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Hyundai Tucson Diesel Automatic

The Tucson made its return to India in 2016. It has since been received warmly in India. However, now it not only looks great but is quite fuel-efficient too. The 2.0-litre CRDi turbo diesel unit, when mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission, helps this car deliver a mileage of 16.38 KMPL.

Isuzu MU-X Automatic (13.80 KMPL)

Price ₹ 22.47 lakh onward
Engine 3.0-litre Ddi VGS turbo diesel
Transmission 5-speed automatic

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Isuzu MU-X Automatic

The MU-X is one of the recent players to enter the Indian car market. Based off the same platform as the D-Max V-Cross, the MU-X replaced the MU-7. Available with a diesel engine only, this car gives the maximum mileage of 13.80 KMPL when mated to a five-speed automatic transmission.

Honda CR-V Petrol Automatic (13.70 KMPL)

Price ₹ 23.26 lakh onward
Engine 2.0-litre iVTEC petrol
Transmission 5-speed automatic

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Honda CR-V Petrol Automatic

Honda CR-V is among the oldest products in this price range. Its fans are eagerly awaiting the launch of the next generation CR-V in India, when it will finally get a diesel engine too. However, even in petrol guise, it is quite fuel efficient, as is evidenced by its mileage figure of 13.70 KMPL. This figure is achieved when the car is had with a 2.0-litre iVTEC petrol engine paired with a 5-speed automatic gearbox.

Ford Endeavour Automatic (12.62 KMPL)

Price ₹ 23.91 lakh onward
Engine 2.2-litre TDCi turbo diesel
Transmission 6-speed automatic

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Ford Endeavour Automatic

The Endeavour is one of the most popular cars in this price band. Available in both 4×2 and 4×4 versions, this car is one of the most popular Ford cars in India. It is quite fuel-efficient too, but only when it is equipped with a 2.2-litre TDCi turbo diesel engine that is mated to a 6-speed gearbox. However, this combo is available in 4×2 version only.

Best Mileage Automatic Cars in India – 25 Lakhs to 30 Lakhs

Mercedes Benz A-Class Diesel (20 KMPL)

Price ₹ 28.58 lakh onward
Engine 2.2-litre turbo diesel
Transmission 7-speed Dual-clutch automatic

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Mercedes-Benz A-Class

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class is one of the costliest hatchbacks on sale in India. This is because it comes to India via the CBU route. However, this car is pretty fuel efficient, but only when you have it with a 2.2-litre turbo diesel engine. This engine can be had with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox only. A trick that helps this car save fuel is auto start-stop technology.

Skoda Superb Diesel Automatic (18.19 KMPL)

Price ₹ 27.90 lakh onward
Engine 2.0-litre TDI turbo diesel
Transmission 6-speed DSG

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Skoda Superb Diesel Automatic

The Superb is one of the most value-for-money luxury cars you can buy today. On top of that, it is quite fuel-efficient too. The combination to have, for mileage-conscious folks, is the 2.0-litre turbo diesel engine mated to a 6-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic gearbox.

VW Tiguan (17.06 KMPL)

Price ₹ 26.56 lakh onward
Engine 2.0-litre TDI turbo diesel
Transmission 7-speed DSG

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - VW TIguan

The Tiguan is a highly-anticipated product from Volkswagen India. You can only buy it with a diesel engine. However, when it comes equipped with a 7-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic gearbox, its fuel efficiency figure of 17.06 KMPL is something that impresses some of its harshest critics.

Hyunda Santa Fe Diesel Automatic (13.01 KMPL)

Price ₹ 29.04 lakh onward
Engine 2.2-litre CRDi turbo diesel
Transmission 7-speed automatic

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Hyundai Santa Fe Diesel Automatic

The Santa Fe is quite a handsome-looking car. In fact, it has been in our market for some time now and still feels as fresh as if Hyundai brought it to India today. To benefit from its frugal nature, you should buy the Santa Fe with a 2.2-litre CRDi turbo diesel engine that is mated to a 7-speed automatic gearbox.

Toyota Fortuner Diesel Automatic (12 KMPL)

Price ₹ 27.36 lakh onward
Engine 2.8-litre turbo diesel
Transmission 6-speed automatic

Best Mileage Automatic Cars - Toyota Fortuner Diesel Automatic

Last but not the least is the Fortuner. This is the SUV that everybody swears by. After all, Toyota reliability, rugged looks and capability do not come any better than this. It comes with a 2.8-litre turbo diesel engine mated to a 6-speed automatic gearbox. In this guise, it delivers 12KMPL mileage which means it finds itself only on the last spot of our list on best mileage automatic cars in India.

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