25 Best Mileage Cars in India- Top Fuel Efficient Indian Cars

Here, we have compiled a list of India’s top 25 cars which offer the best-in-class mileage figures. We have taken the complete budget car market which includes sedans, SUVs and hatchbacks as well. We have also mixed diesel and petrol cars along with automatics and manual cars. So, if you want to have a fuel efficient car which will be lighter on your pocket, here’s the entire list of best mileage cars in India.

Best Mileage Cars in India with Prices and Specifications

1. Volvo XC90 Petrol – 42 kmpl

Volvo XC90 tops the list of most fuel-efficient cars in India. How is that possible? That’s because it is a pure hybrid packed with a 2.0 Litre turbocharged petrol engine and an electric motor. XC90 is a plug-in hybrid and can be charged like an electric vehicle. Both combined, produce 407 BHP and 640 Nm of peak torque, mated to an 8-speed automatic. The SUV goes from 0-100 km/hr in just 5.6 seconds.

Dimensions (L x W x H)4950 x 2008 x 1776 mm
Kerb Weight3010 kg
Wheel Type and Size21 inch alloys
Boot Space1816 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement2.0 L Supercharged+Turbocharged Petrol and Electric Motor
Power407 hp (combined)
Torque640 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)8-speed AT
Mileage42 kmpl
PriceRs. 1.25 crores

2. Honda Amaze Diesel MT – 27.4 kmpl

The Honda Amaze is the fuel efficiency king of the budget cars. Packed with a reliable 1.5 Litre i-DTEC diesel engine, it returns a very impressive 27.4 kmpl which ensures the Amaze is easy on your pockets and cheap to run. The Amaze remains a very capable car nonetheless and continues to sell in decent numbers.

Dimensions (LWB)3990 x 1680 x 1505 mm
Kerb Weight1065 Kgs
Wheel Type and Size14” Alloys
Boot Space400 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement1.5 L i-DTEC Diesel
Power99 BHP
Torque200 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual
Mileage27.4 kmpl (claimed)
PriceRs. 7.05 to Rs 9.96 Lakhs

3. Maruti Alto K10 – 24.9 kmpl

3. Maruti Alto K10 - 24.9 kmpl

The new Alto sports a 1-litre DualJet petrol engine that offers 67PS of peak power and 89Nm of max torque. It comes with the idle-engine start/stop tech and 5-speed manual transmision.

Dimensions (LWB)3530 x 1490 x 1520 mm
Wheel Type and Size13” Alloys
Boot Space214 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement1-litre DualJet petrol 
Power67PS
Torque89Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual
Mileage24.9 kmpl
PriceRs 4 – Rs 5.84 lakh

4. Volvo XC40 – 14.4 kmpl

Volvo XC40 - 14.4 kmpl

The five-seater car gets a 2-litre 4-cylinder engine that offers 190PS and 300Nm. It comes with an 8-speed automatic transmission. The XC40 comes equipped with a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system, an 8-way electrically adjustable driver’s seat, 13-speaker Harman Kardon sound system, a panoramic sunroof, and dual zone climate control.

Dimensions (LWB)4425 x 1863 x 1652 mm
Kerb Weight1300 Kgs
Boot Space432 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement2-litre 4-cylinder
Power190PS
Torque300 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)8-speed manual
Mileage14.4 kmpl
PriceRs 44.90 lakh

5. Hyundai Grand i10 Nios CNG – 28 km/l

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Diesel

Hyundai launched the Grand i10 Nios CNG as one of the alternatives for the Grand i10 Diesel. It is bigger and more spacious than the i10, packing in more features too. Under the hood, it gets a humble Magna 1.2 Kappa VTVT CNG engine, producing 68 BHP and 95 Nm of peak torque. It remains the most feature-rich hatchback in its segment. The Hyundai Grand i10 Nios CNG is available in Manual transmission.

Dimensions (LWB)3,805 mm x 1,680 mm x 1,520 mm
Kerb Weight895 kgs
Wheel Type and Size15” Alloys
Boot Space260 litres
Engine Type/ DisplacementMagna 1.2 Kappa VTVT CNG
Power68 P
Torque95 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual
Mileage28 km/l (claimed)
PriceRs. 7.16 Lakh

6. Maruti Grand Vitara – 27.97kmpl

Maruti Grand Vitara - 27.97kmpl

The Maruti Grand Vitara shared its engines with the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder. The 116PS 1.5-litre strong-hybrid powertrain comes with self-charging technology and an e-CVT transmission. It offers a milage of 27.97kmpl. 

Dimensions (LWB)4345 x 1795 x 1645 mm
Kerb Weight1185 kgs
Boot Space257 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement116PS 1.5-litre strong-hybrid
Power91bhp/ 114bhp
Torque122Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)e-CVT
Mileage27.97kmpl
PriceRs 9.5 lakh 

7. Honda WRV Diesel MT – 25.5 kmpl

Honda Cars Sales July image

The WR-V becomes the fourth Honda car on our list of the best mileage cars in India. Based on the Jazz, the WRV is a sub-4-meter crossover that rivals the likes of the Hyundai i20 Active, and also the Vitara Brezza and Ford EcoSport. It is powered by the same 1.5 L Diesel engine as the rest of Honda’s products.

Dimensions (LWB)3999 x 1734 x 1601 mm
Kerb Weight1204 Kgs
Wheel Type and Size16” Alloys
Boot Space339 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement1.5 L i-DTEC Diesel
Power99 BHP
Torque200 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)6-speed manual
Mileage25.5 kmpl (claimed)
PriceRs. 8.08 – 10.48 lakh

8. Maruti Suzuki WagonR CNG34 km/kg

Maruti Suzuki WagonR CNG - 34 km/kg

The Maruti Suzuki Wagon R LXI 1.0 CNG variant is priced at Rs 6.42 Lakh. It offers a certified mileage of 34 km/kg and comes in Manual transmission. This engine outputs 56 bhp and 82 Nm of max power and max torque, respectively. You can choose from five color options – Magma Grey, Nutmeg Brown, Poolside Blue, Silky Silver and Solid White.

Dimensions (LWB)3655 x 1620 x 1675 mm
Kerb Weight905kg
Boot Space257 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement998 cc
Power56 bhp
Torque82 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)Manual
Mileage34 km/kg
PriceRs 6.86 Lakh

9. Hyundai Aura CNG – 28.0 km/kg

Hyundai Aura Price

Hyundai Aura has replaced the Xcent in India, carrying the same engines but more features and cosmetic tweaks. It gets a 1.2 Bi-Fuel (Petrol with CNG) engine that offers 68.05bhp of max power and 95.2nm of peak torque. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed Manual transmission. It offers a certified mileage of 28.0 km/kg.

Dimensions (LWB)3,995 mm x 1,680 mm x 1,520 mm
Kerb Weight900 kgs
Wheel Type and Size15” Alloys
Boot Space402 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement1197 cc
Power68 BHP
Torque95NM
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual
Mileage28.0 km/kg
PriceRs 7.88 Lakh (Ex-showroom)

10. Maruti Alto 800 – 24.7 kmpl

2019 Maruti Suzuki Alto 800

Wondering why Maruti is so much behind in the list of best mileage cars of India. That’s because it has discontinued its diesel engines. Maruti diesel cars used to occupy the first three position in this list but now, since they just get a petrol engine, the position has changed. India’s highest-selling car, the Alto 800, has an ARAI mileage of 24.72 KMPL. The CNG version has a claimed mileage of 33.44 km/kg.

Engine796cc, 3-cylinder
Max. Power47.65 PS @ 6,000 rpm
Peak Torque69 Nm @ 3500 rpm
Transmission5-Speed Manual
Top Speed142 KMPH
0-100 KMPH16 Seconds
Mileage24.7 kmpl claimed
Dimensions3395 mm x 1490 mm x 1475 mm (LBH); Wheelbase – 2360 mm
PriceRs. 2.94 to 4.36 lakh

11. Honda Amaze Diesel Automatic – 24.7 kmpl

Honda-Amaze

Honda Amaze Diesel is also the most fuel-efficient automatic budget car in India. It is the first Honda car to get an automatic-diesel combination. The 1.5 Litre i-DTEC diesel engine is paired with a CVT gearbox, producing 80 BHP and 160 Nm of peak torque. The CVT variants produce 20 BHP and 40 Nm less than the manual variant.

Dimensions (LWB)3990 x 1680 x 1505 mm
Kerb Weight1065 Kgs
Wheel Type and Size14” Alloys
Boot Space400 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement1.5 L i-DTEC Diesel
Power80 BHP
Torque160 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)CVT
Mileage24.7 kmpl (claimed)
PriceRs. 8.86 – 9.96 lakh

12. Renault Kwid 800cc – 24 kmpl

Powering the Kwid is a 799 cc Petrol engine. The Kwid returns a claimed mileage of 24 kmpl. The engine churns out 53 BHP of max. power and 72 Nm of peak torque. The Renault Kwid rivals the likes of the Maruti Alto 800 and Datsun Redi-GO.

Dimensions (LWB)3679 x 1579 x 1478 mm
Kerb Weight669 kgs
Wheel Type and Size13” Steel Rims
Boot Space300 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement799 cc Petrol
Power53 BHP
Torque72 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual
Mileage24 kmpl (claimed)
PriceRs. 2.83 – 4.13 lakh

13. Tata Altroz XE Petrol – 18.5 kmpl

13. Tata Altroz XE Petrol - 18.5 kmpl

The Tata Altroz XE Petrol is priced at Rs 6.29 Lakh. It returns a certified mileage of 18.5 kmpl and comes in Manual transmission. The Petrol engine outputs 85 bhp and 113 Nm of max power and max torque, respectively. You can choose from three color optiosn – Arcade Grey, Downtown Red and Avenue White.

Dimensions (LWB)3990 x 1755 x 1523 mm
Kerb Weight960-985 Kgs
Engine Type/ Displacement1199 cc petrol
Power85 BHP
Torque113 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)manual
Mileage18.5 kmpl
PriceRs 6.53 – Rs 9.91 lakh

14. Tata Tiago Petrol MT – 23.84 kmpl

2020 Tata Tiago

Tata Tiago also lost its frugal diesel engine, the 1.05 Litre Revotorq unit. It is now a petrol-only hatch with the same 1.2 litre three-cylinder petrol engine, producing 86 BHP and 113 Nm of peak torque. Tiago is also amongst the safest hatchbacks in India, earning a respectable 4-star safety rating in Global NCAP crash test.

Dimensions (LWB)3746 x 1647 x 1535 mm
Kerb Weight1080 Kgs
Wheel Type and Size14” Alloys
Boot Space242 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement1.2 Litre Revotron
Power86 BHP
Torque113 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual/5-speed AMT
Mileage23.84 kmpl
PriceRs. 4.60 – 6.60 lakh

15. Hyundai Venue Diesel – 23.7 kmpl

Hyundai-Venue

Venue Diesel is the most fuel-efficient compact SUV in India. It gets a 1.5 litre diesel engine that produces 100 BHP and 220 Nm of peak torque, mated to a 6-speed MT. Other than being the most fuel-efficient, it is also the most feature-rich in segment. It gets features like air purifier, wireless charger, Internet-connected car technology and much more.

Dimensions (LWB)3,995 mm x 1,770 mm x 1,590 mm
Kerb Weight1372 Kgs
Wheel Type and Size16” Alloys
Boot Space350 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement1.5 Litre CRDi
Power100 BHP
Torque220 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)6-speed manual
Mileage23.7 kmpl (claimed)
PriceRs. 8.09 – 11.39 lakh

16. Maruti Dzire CNG – 31.12 km/kg

Maruti Dzire Facelift

Maruti recently launched the 2020 Dzire facelift in India. It gets some styling changes, new features and a mild-hybrid technology. The 1.2 Litre engine offers 76 bhp and 98.5 Nm of max power and max torque, respectively. Dzire is the best selling sedan in India. Maruti Suzuki Dzire VXi CNG is the cng variant in the Maruti Suzuki Dzire lineup and is priced at Rs 8.23 Lakh.

Dimensions (L x W x H)3995 x 1735 x 1515 mm
Kerb Weight955-990 KG
Wheel Type and Size15” Alloys
Boot Space378 L
Engine Type/ Displacement1.2 Litre DualJet Petrol
Power76 bhp
Torque98.5 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual
Mileage31.12 km/kg
PriceRs 8.23 Lakh 

17. Maruti Celerio CNG – 35.6 km/kg

Maruti Celerio CNG

The compact hatchback is powered by a 1-litre DualJet petrol engine (67PS/ 89Nm) that comes with a 5-speed manual/ 5-speed AMT and Maruti’s idle-start/stop technology. The CNG kit outputs of 56.7PS and 82Nm. It is paired with a 5-speed MT.

Dimensions (LWB)3695 x 1655 x 1555 mm
Kerb Weight-NA-
Wheel Type and SizeSteel Rims
Boot Space222 L
Engine Type/ Displacement1-litre DualJet petrol
Power56.7PS
Torque82NM
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual
Mileage35.6 km/kg
Air Conditioner TypeManual
PriceRs 5.25 – Rs 7 lakh

18. Renault Kwid 1.0 Litre – 22.5 kmpl

Renault Kwid Climber AMT Facelift Review

Renault Kwid also gets a 1.0 Litre three-cylinder petrol engine, which produces 69 BHP and 91 Nm of peak torque. This engine comes mated to a 5-speed MT and a 5-speed AMT as well. Kwid remains one of the most stylish entry-level hatchbacks in India, now finding competition with S-Presso.

Dimensions (LWB)3679 x 1579 x 1478 mm
Kerb Weight669 kgs
Wheel Type and Size13” Steel Rims
Boot Space300 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement1.0 Litre petrol engine
Power69 BHP
Torque91 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual/5-speed AMT
Mileage22.5 kmpl (claimed)
PriceRs. 4.42 – 5.01 lakh

19. Maruti WagonR AMT – 22.5 kmpl

Maruti WagonR Long Term Review

Maruti WagonR tops the list of the most practical hatchbacks in India. It is averagely fuel-efficient, has a spacious cabin and with the recent upgrade, packs more features as well. It gets the new 1.2 litre four-cylinder petrol from Swift and Dzire. That makes it a lot peppier and powerful than ever.

Dimensions (LWB)3655mm x 1620 x 1675 mm
Kerb Weight805 kgs
Wheel Type and Size14” Alloys
Boot Space180 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement1.2 L K12B four-cylinder
Power83 BHP
Torque113 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed AMT
Mileage22.5 kmpl (claimed)
PriceRs. 5.38 – 5.95 lakh

20. Maruti Spresso MT – 21.7 kmpl

Maruti S-Presso Energetic Packages

Maruti’s latest hatchback is S-Presso, which is an SUV-styled hatch. Rivalling the likes of Renault Kwid, it has gained instant attraction since the launch. Since the dimensions are compact and S-Presso is lightweight, its 1.0 Litre petrol engine makes it very peppy.

Dimensions (LWB)3,565 mm x 1,520 mm x 1,564 mm
Kerb Weight763 kgs
Wheel Type and Size14” Alloys
Boot Space177 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement1.0 L three-cylinder petrol
Power69 BHP
Torque91 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual/AMT
Mileage21.70 kmpl (claimed)
PriceRs. 3.70 – 4.99 lakh

21. Maruti Swift CNG – 30.9 km/kg

The Maruti Suzuki Swift VXi CNG offers a certified mileage of 30.9 km/kg. It comes with an 1197 cc engine that offers 76 bhp and 98.5 Nm of max power and max torque, respectively. The Maruti Suzuki Swift VXi CNG comes in Manual transmission. You can choose from 6 colour options – Pearl Metallic Midnight Blue, Metallic Magma Grey, Metallic Silky Silver, Pearl Arctic White, Pearl Metallic Lucent Orange and Solid Fire Red.

Dimensions (L x W x H)3840 x 1735 x 1530 mm
Kerb Weight955-990 KG
Wheel Type and Size15” Alloys
Boot Space268 L
Engine Type/ Displacement1.2 L K12B
Power76 BHP
Torque98.5Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual
Mileage30.9 km/kg
PriceRs 7.77 Lakh

22. Maruti WagonR 1.2 Litre MT – 21.5 kmpl

AMT gearboxes are tuned to offer more mileage since a lot of people have the doubt of fuel efficiency in an automatic car. WagonR AMT produces more mileage than its manual variants, because of such tuning. It packs the same engine producing the same power figures.

Dimensions (LWB)3655mm x 1620 x 1675 mm
Kerb Weight805 kgs
Wheel Type and Size14” Alloys
Boot Space180 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement1.2 L K12B four-cylinder
Power83 BHP
Torque113 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed MT
Mileage21.5 kmpl (claimed)
PriceRs. 4.9 – 5.95 lakh

23. 2020 Hyundai Creta Diesel – 21.4 kmpl

Looks like Hyundai has another SUV in the list of best mileage cars of India. The newly launched 2020 Hyundai Creta diesel offers impressive mileage. It gets a 1.5 Litre diesel engine, borrowed from the Seltos. The deliveries of the new Creta are about to begin, once the coronavirus outbreak comes in control.

Dimensions (LWB)4,300 mm x 1,790 mm x 1,635 mm
Kerb Weight1367 kgs
Wheel Type and Size17” Alloys
Boot Space433 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement1.5 L Diesel
Power115 BHP
Torque250 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)6-speed manual
Mileage21.4 kmpl (claimed)
PriceRs. 9.99 – 17.20 lakh

24. Maruti Baleno MT – 22.94 kmpl

The Baleno shares its engine with the new Dzire SHVS. It was the first BS6 car to be launched in India from Maruti and came with the mild-hybrid technology. Its diesel engine was very frugal but since petrol is the only option, it has lost its spot in the top five.

Dimensions (LWB)3995 x 1745 x 1500 mm
Kerb Weight960-985 Kgs
Wheel Type and Size15” Alloys
Boot Space339 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement1.2 L DualJet Diesel
Power90 BHP
Torque113 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual
Mileage22.94 kmpl
PriceRs 6.49 – Rs 9.71 lakh

25. Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Petrol MT – 20.7 kmpl

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios also uses a 1.2 Litre four-cylinder petrol engine. The motor is the same that comes on the regular Grand i10, without any changes to the tuning as well. In this case, the manual variant is more frugal than the AMT variant.

Dimensions (LWB)3,805 mm x 1,680 mm x 1,520 mm
Kerb Weight895 kgs
Wheel Type and Size15” Alloys
Boot Space260 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement1.2 L VTVT
Power83 BHP
Torque116 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual
Mileage20.7 kmpl (claimed)
PriceRs. 5.05 – 7.73 lakhs

Best Mileage Cars in India

1. Volvo XC9042 KMPL
2. Honda Amaze Diesel MT27.4 KMPL
3. Maruti Alto K10 24.9 kmpl
4. Volvo XC4014.4 kmpl
5. Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Diesel26.2 KMPL
6. Maruti Grand Vitara 27.97kmpl
7. Honda WRV Diesel25.5 KMPL
8. Maruti Suzuki WagonR CNG 34 km/kg
9. Hyundai Aura CNG28.0 KM/KG
10. Maruti Alto 80024.7 KMPL
11. Honda Amaze Diesel CVT24.7 KMPL
12. Renault Kwid 800cc24 KMPL
13. Tata Altroz XE Petrol 18.5 kmpl
14. Tata Tiago Petrol23.84 KMPL
15. Hyundai Venue Diesel23.70 KMPL
16. Maruti Dzire CNG31.12 km/kg
17. Maruti Celerio CNG 35.6 km/kg
18. Renault Kwid 1.0 Litre22.5 KMPL
19. Maruti WagonR AMT22.5 KMPL
20. Maruti S-Presso MT21.7 KMPL
21. Maruti Swift CNG 30.9 km/kg
22. Maruti WagonR MT21.5 KMPL
23. 2020 Hyundai Creta21.4 KMPL
24. Maruti Baleno MT22.94 kmpl
25. Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Petrol20.7 KMPL

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