India is a land of…. ever-increasing fuel prices. And, when it comes to buying cars, there has been a notion so strong, that no other can challenge it. It is the ‘Kitna Deti Hai’, I am talking about. So, let’s take a look at the petrol cars that are going to offer you the Value For Money spent on petrol. It’s the 2021 edition of best mileage petrol cars. Let’s get started.
NOTE: Fuel Mileage mentioned below are ARAI claimed mileage. Actual figures may vary according to the real-time conditions. The fuel prices considered in the article are in Delhi region as on 21/01/2020.
Car-wise Fuel Mileage and Cost Per Km
|Model||Fuel Mileage (kmpl)||Cost Per Km(₹)|
|Maruti Suzuki Dzire AMT||24.12||3.53|
|Maruti Suzuki Baleno||23.87||3.56|
|Renault Kwid 1.0 AMT||22.50||3.78|
|Maruti Suzuki Alto||22.05||3.86|
|Maruti Suzuki WagonR 1.0||21.79||3.91|
|Maruti Suzuki S-Presso||21.70||3.92|
|Maruti Suzuki Celerio||21.63||3.93|
|Maruti Suzuki Swift||21.21||4.01|
|Maruti Suzuki Ignis||20.89||4.07|
|Hyundai Grand i10 Nios||20.70||4.11|
Maruti Suzuki Dzire AMT (24.12 kmpl)
The compact sedan counterpart of best selling car of India, Swift Dzire tops the fuel mileage chart. Dzire is equipped with K12B Dual VVT petrol engine with idle start stop feature paired with a 5-speed AMT. This engine is capable of covering 24.12kms in a single litre. For every kilometer, you will have to spend ₹3.53. Now, that is a good amount, right?
Maruti Suzuki Baleno (23.87 kmpl)
Baleno has been the best selling model through NEXA. And for all good reasons. The Smart Hybrid paired with the 1.2-litre Dualjet VVT transmitting power to the front wheels through 5-speed MT lets you cover 23.87km in a single litre of petrol. This makes Baleno second on the list of best fuel mileage petrol cars in India. For every kilometer you travel, Baleno will drain ₹3.56 from your wallet.
Renault Kwid 1.0 AMT (22.50 kmpl)
Kwid is one of the best budget hatchbacks in India with features that are not offered by any other car. On top of that, you get a fuel efficiency of 22.5kmpl, all thanks to the peppy 1.0-litre petrol paired to easy-R 5-speed AMT. And this peppy hatchback makes you spend ₹3.78 for every kilometre you cover.
Maruti Suzuki Alto (22.05 kmpl)
India’s most loved budget hatchback which reigned as the sales chart champion for a long 15 years, Alto. And the 0.8-litre petrol engine with 5-speed MT transferring the power to front wheels enables Alto to cover 22.05kms in every litre of petrol. The ’20 Saal Se Desh Ki Shaan’ hatchback will drain your pocket of ₹3.86 for every kilometre you travel.
Maruti Suzuki WagonR 1.0 (21.79 kmpl)
The tallboy comes equipped with K10B petrol engine mated to 5-speed MT. This 998cc engine is capable of covering 21.79kms for every litre of fuel. And through our vigorous mathematical equation solving capacity, we got to find that WagonR puts a dent of ₹3.91 on your wallet for every kilometre travelled.
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Maruti Suzuki S-Presso (21.70 kmpl)
A mini-SUV or a hatchback, that might be a confusion. But one thing is clear, S-Presso is a fuel efficient car for sure. The K10 engine paired to Maruti’s AGS helps the mini-SUV cover 21.7kms on a single litre of petrol. And while you sit high above the ground in this tallboy, S-Presso will spend ₹3.92 for every kilometre you cover.
Maruti Suzuki Celerio (21.63 kmpl)
I should have named the article: Best Mileage Maruti Suzuki Petrol Cars, right? Well, again on the list is a hatchback from MS, the Celerio. The K10B petrol engine paired with 5-speed Manual/AGS, eitherway allows you to travel 21.63kmpl for every litre of fuel. So, you will have to spend ₹3.93 for every kilometre you travel.
Maruti Suzuki Swift (21.21 kmpl)
India’s best selling car, Swift makes it this list too, with its 1.2-litre VVT engine. And be it MT or AMT, this limitless hatchback offers a mileage of 21.21kmpl. So, you will have to spend ₹4.01 for 1 km road less traveled.
Maruti Suzuki Ignis(20.89 kmpl)
Another Maruti on the list. The urban SUV Ignis comes equipped with 1.2-litre VVT petrol engine paired to a 5-speed MT/AMT allows you to travel 20.89kms with a single litre of fuel. Thus, you will have to spend ₹4.07 for every kilometre you travel more.
Hyundai Grand i10 Nios (20.70kmpl)
The smart car that makes you feel alive actually makes you save money over the other counterparts. The 1.2-litre Kappa petrol engine allows Grand i10 Nios travel 20.70kms per litre of petrol. So, you spend ₹4.11 for every kilometer traveled.
And, this sums up the 10 best mileage cars, 2021 edition. We covered the same in 2020 too. Missed it? Take a look: The 20 Best Mileage Cars (Fuel-Efficient Cars) of 2020 | Petrol and Diesel
What do you think about the list? Did we miss any? Do let us know in the comments section below.