While hunting for the perfect car from a myriad of options available in the market, fuel efficiency always makes it to the list of requirements of the customer. While a major chunk of people in India feel that fuel efficiency is one of the largest determinant during a car purchase, it is also important to keep other segments in mind such as affordability, comfort, convenience, design, and safety. When purchasing a fuel-saving car, a person shouldn’t have to compromise with the style, performance, or price. Since fuel economy is one of the biggest driving factors in car sales, all car manufacturers are driving to best their competitors in terms of mileage.
With a plethora of options available in the market, it is difficult to decide which car suits your needs. If you are looking to buy a sedan that not only offers great performance, but also helps you save money on fuel then you should check out the cars listed below.
If you want to purchase the fuel-efficient car of your choice but seem to be running low on funds, you can get a low-interest car loan to match the price tag of the selected car. Since the introduction of paperless transactions, the process of getting a car loan has become quite simple. With simple and hassle-free loan documentation and approval processes, you can quickly receive the money that you need to purchase your dream car.
The Maruti Swift Dzire is priced approximately between Rs.6.06 lakh and Rs.10.65 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The Swift Dzire has become one of the best selling sedans in the country since the car was launched in 2007. The next generation model of the vehicle now comes with improvements to its performance and features. The car is available in 6 different colours. The diesel variant of the Swift Dzire has a mileage of 28.40 km/l.
|Maruti Swift Dzire LDI Specifications|
|Engine Capacity||1,248 cc|
|Maximum Torque||190 Nm @ 2,000 rpm|
|Maximum Power||55 kW @ 4,000 rpm|
|Number of cylinders||4|
The price of Honda City approximately starts at Rs.9.62 lakh and can go up to Rs.16.08 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The Honda City has been the most successful car manufactured by Honda in India. The car has seen multiple updates since its launch and last received an update in 2017. There are 5 colour options available to choose from. The car has a fuel efficiency of 25.6 km/l.
|Honda City SV Diesel|
|Engine Type||Water Cooled 4 Cycle DOHC i-DTEC Inline 4 Cylinder|
|Power (kW at rpm)||73 at 3,600|
|Torque (Nm at rpm)||200 at 1,750|
|Number of valves||16|
The price of Ford Aspire starts approximately at Rs.6.2 lakh and can go up to Rs.9.63 lakh. The price of the diesel Ford Aspire approximately starts at Rs.7.71 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). This car is a compact sedan and has been specially designed for the Indian market. The car is less than four metres in length and gives the budget customers an option to buy a sedan at a nominal price. There are 7 colour options available to choose from. Ford Aspire has a fuel efficiency of 25.83km/l.
|Ford Aspire Specifications|
|Maximum power output (kW at rpm)||73.8 at 3,750|
|Maximum torque (Nm at rpm)||215 at 1,750 - 3,000 rpm|
|Fuel tank capacity||40 litres|
The price of the Hyundai Verna is approximately between Rs.8.82 lakh and Rs.15.35 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The car is available in more than 12 variants and is the C-segment sedan of Hyundai in the Indian market. The are 7 colours available to choose from. Hyundai Verna has a fuel efficiency of 24.8 km/l.
|Hyundai Verna Specifications|
|Engine||1.6L U2 CRDi VGT 6 Speed Manual Transmission|
|Maximum power (ps / rpm)||128 / 4,000|
|Maximum torque (kg.m / rpm)||26.5 / 1,500 - 3,000|
The price of the Hyundai Xcent is approximately between Rs.6.03 lakh and Rs.9.73 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The Hyundai Xcent is based on the Hyundai Grand i10. The car recently got a facelift in the year 2017. There are 5 different colours available to choose from. The Hyundai Xcent has a fuel efficiency of 24.4 km/l.
|Hyundai Xcent Specifications|
|Engine||4-DOOR 1.2L U II 5 Speed Transmission|
|Maximum power (ps / rpm)||75 / 4,000|
|Maximum torque (kg.m / rpm)||19.4 / 1,750 - 2,250|
The price of the Toyota Platinum Etios is approximately between Rs.7.78 lakh and Rs.10.19 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The Platinum Etios has the same body shell as the older models of Etios but has undergone a facelift and a front fascia modification. The car is available in 7 different colours. The Toyota Platinum Etios has a fuel efficiency of 23.59 km/l.
|Toyota Platinum Etios Specifications|
|Maximum power (kW at rpm)||50 at 3,800|
|Maximum torque (Nm at rpm)||170 at 1,800 - 2,400|
|Transmission||5 speed manual|
|Fuel supply system||Common Rail Direct Injection (CRDI)|
The Tata Zest is priced approximately between Rs.6.21 lakh and Rs.10.21 lakh. The Tata Zest is a compact sedan and has a very similar design to the hatchback. The car also uses the same interior design, engine, and many of the features as the hatchback. The car has 6 colour options to choose from. The Tata Zest has a fuel efficiency of 22.49 km/l.
|Tata Zest Specifications|
|Engine||Quadrajet, 90 PS|
|Maximum power (PS at rpm)||900 at 4,000|
|Maximum torque (Nm at rpm)||200 at 1,750 - 3,000|
The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is priced approximately between Rs.8.71 lakh and Rs.13.63 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The diesel variant of the Ciaz was the first car to put SHVS (Smart Hybrid Vehicle from Suzuki) to use. This version of the vehicle has helped in improving the fuel efficiency of the Ciaz considerably. The fuel efficiency of the diesel variant of the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is 28.09 km/l. There are 7 different colour options available to choose from.
|Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Specifications|
|Engine capacity||1,248 cc|
|Maximum power (kW / rpm)||66 / 4,000|
|Maximum torque (Nm / rpm)||200 / 1,750|
|Fuel tank capacity||43 litres|
|Emission standard||BS IV|
The Honda Amaze is priced approximately between Rs.6.15 lakh and Rs.10.27 lakh. The Amaze is the first ever compact sedan launched by Honda. The company recently unveiled the new and improved Amaze at the 2018 Auto Expo. The new Amaze takes design inspiration from Honda City, one of the most successful sedans produced by the company. There are 5 colours available to choose from. The Amaze has a fuel efficiency of 27.4 km/l.
|Honda Amaze Specifications|
|Engine Type||4 Cylinder, DOHC i-DTEC|
|Power (PS at rpm)||100 at 3,600|
|Torque (Nm at rpm)||200 at 1,750|
|Transmission||5 forward and 1 reverse MT|
|Fuel capacity||35 litres|
The Hyundai Elantra is priced approximately between Rs.15.81 lakh and Rs.23.37 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The new generation Elantra gives another valuable option for premium car buyers. The new version of the vehicle is built on a completely new platform and gets a new cabin to go with it. There are 5 different colour options to choose from. The Hyundai Elantra has a fuel efficiency of 22.54 km/l.
|Hyundai Elantra Specifications|
|Maximum power (ps / rpm)||128 / 4,000|
|Maximum torque (kg.m / rpm)||26.5 / 1,900 - 2,750|
|Transmission type||Manual 6|
|Fuel tank capacity||50 litres|
The Volkswagen Vento is priced approximately between Rs.9.48 lakh and Rs.16.36 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The Volkswagen has been present in the Indian market for quite a while now and it has gotten many changes over the years. The car underwent noticeable changes during the 2015 and 2016 updates. There are 7 different colours to choose from for your Vento. The car has a fuel efficiency of 22.27 km/l.
|Volkswagen Vento Specifications|
|Power (kW at rpm)||81 at 4,000|
|Torque (Nm at rpm)||250 at 1,500 - 3,000|
|Engine version||1.5L TDI|
|Fuel tank capacity||55 litres|
The price of the Honda Accord starts at approximately Rs.49.13 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The car is the flagship model of Honda and the ninth generation model of this car is available for sale in India. The car was not available for a few years in the middle but has now come back with hybrid technology, a new face and some more new equipment. The car is available in 4 colours. Honda Accord has a fuel efficiency of 23.1 km/l.
|Honda Accord Specifications|
|Engine type||2.0L Atkinson cycle DOHC i-VTEC engine|
|Maximum power (ps at rpm)||145 at 6,200|
|Maximum torque (Nm at rpm)||175 at 400|
|Fuel tank capacity||60 litres|
The price of the Toyota Prius starts at approximately Rs.52.84 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The Prius is one of the best selling hybrid cars in the world. Toyota recently released the fourth generation version of the Prius and it is the first car to be built using the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform. There are 7 different colour options to choose from. The Toyota Prius has a fuel efficiency of 23.91 km/l.
|Toyota Prius Specifications|
|Engine type||2ZR-FXE, 4-Cylinder, In-line|
|Maximum output (kW at rpm)||72 at 5,200|
|Maximum torque (Nm at rpm)||142 at 3,600|
|Fuel tank capacity||43 litre|
|Emission||BS - IV|
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