Fuel Efficient Cars
While looking to buy a car, spaciousness, features, performance, luggage capacity and driveability are some of the vital factors that one looks at. But prudent Indians look at the mileage too! The prices of fuel are constantly on the rise and to manage their expenses, the demands for fuel-efficient cars are on the rise.
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To help you pick out a good car for you, we have listed a few which might be up your alley.
1. New Ford Figo Diesel
The Ford Figo was launched in 2010 and ever since then, for the American manufacturer, it’s been the best-selling vehicle in the country. To add to the line-up and increase sales, the new generation Figo was introduced with a new engine line-up. This car is now powered by a 1.5-litre TDCi diesel engine which returns a mileage of about 25.83 km/l.
One of Honda’s first ever diesel vehicle, the Amaze is driven by a 1.5L i-DTEC diesel engine which produces a power of 99BHP. The same engine is present in other Honda vehicles like the Honda City and Mobilio. It was a market leader during the time it launched in 2013 but due to new offerings, it lost its position. Despite the fact, it still remains one of the most fuel-efficient cars which deliver a whopping 25.8 km/l.
Offers a mileage of 25.44 km/l, this quirky hatchback is powered by a 1.0L diesel engine which produce 57BHP and a torque of 150Nm.
4. Tata Tiago
The much talked about Tiago hatchback features a redesigned chassis for providing better handling rigidity and safety. It is available in both petrol and diesel versions. The petrol is powered by a 1.2 litre Revotron petrol engine. On the other hand, the economical diesel engine is powered by a 1.05 litre Revotorq unit which produces a power of 67BHP and a torque of 140Nm. The mileage for the petrol stands at 23.4 km/l and the diesel is more frugal and gives about 27.28 km/l.
5. Renault Kwid
With an out-of-the-box style and the looks of an SUV, the car was an instant hit. Undoubtedly, the design is the USP of this vehicle. Adding to the credibility is the mileage. The present Kwid is run by an 800ccpetrol engine which churns a power of 53BHP and the efficiency is stated to be at 25.17 km/l.
The new facelift version of the Alto 800 features updates to the cosmetics and mechanicals. Powered by the identical 800cc petrol engine which produces a 47BHP and a torque of 69Nm, Maruti has fine-tuned the engine to make sure it belts out higher fuel economy than its previous version. The economy stands at 24.7 km/l.
A class above the previous models, the GenX gets a 624cc two-cylinder petrol engine which produces 38PS and a torque of 51Nm. The mileage for this small boy car is 23 km/l.
Mahindra has established that the new mFalcon engine can certainly match up to the rivals in terms of mileage. This car delivers a mileage of 25.32 km/l and is powered by a 1.2L 3 cylinder unit.
Yet, another Maruti, the Swift is one of India’s most loved vehicles. The updated version which was launched in 2014 featured some cosmetic and feature updates. In addition, the engine was also tuned by the company to provide better fuel efficiency. It is run by a 1.3L multi-jet engine which is said to produce a mileage of 25.2 km/l.
All said and done, fuel-efficient cars are a boon to this country. We are all on the lookout in some way or the other to save money, and what better way to do so!
So the next time you are on the lookout for information like this, log on to Indian Blue Book for further information. Happy car shopping!