The Global crude oil prices have dropped to a historic low but this barely affects the price of petrol and diesel sold in India. In fact, the fuel prices have sharply raised over the years.
Most Indian consumers consider fuel efficiency (aka Mileage in India) as a primary factor when buying a vehicle. Its no thinker on how the Indian automobile industry is revolving around the development of fuel-efficient vehicles. With the advent of BS6 compliance, this is now a much difficult task. Still, many automakers have maintained a fleet of new and existing models of BS6 cars with better mileage than their predecessors.
Let us take a look at the ten most fuel-efficient BS6 petrol cars with the best mileage.
The Hyundai Grand i10 Nios comes with a 1.2-litre petrol engine available with both Manual and Automatic Gearbox options. The i-10 Nios manual variant has an ARAI-rated mileage of 20.7Kmpl while the Nios Automatic (AMT) has an ARAI mileage rating of 20.5kmpl. The Nios is an excellent all-rounder with a roomy cabin that promises customers value for money (Hyundai Grand i10 Nios petrol prices range from Rs 5.05-7.67 lakh ex-showroom, Delhi).
BS6 Hyundai Nios Manual – ARAI Mileage – 20.7kmpl.
BS6 Hyundai Nios Automatic (AMT) – ARAI Mileage – 20.5kmpl.
Maruti Suzuki launched the BS6 Ignis at the Auto Expo 2020. The facelift Ignis comes with a 1.2-Litre petrol engine with both Manual and Automatic (AMT) gearbox options. The 1.2 VVT engine delivers 83hp with 113Nm of torque. The 2020 Ignis delivers an ARAI mileage of 20.89kmpl in manual and AMT variants.
BS6 Maruti Suzuki Ignis Manual – ARAI Mileage – 20.89kmpl.
BS6 Maruti Suzuki Ignis Automatic ( AMT) – ARAI Mileage – 20.89kmpl.
The best selling hatchback from India’s largest carmaker. The Swift currently in its 3rd gen comes equipped 1.2 petrol engine which produced 83hp with 113 Nm of torque. The fuel-efficient 1.2 Litre petrol engine delivers an impressive fuel economy of 21.21kmpl in both Manual and Automatic variants according to ARAI. The BS6 Maruti Swift is priced between Rs 5.19-8.02 lakh.
BS6 Maruti Suzuki Swift Manual – ARAI Mileage – 21.21 kmpl.
BS6 Maruti Suzuki Swift Automatic (AMT) – ARAI Mileage – 21.21 kmpl.
The Maruti Suzuki Celerio comes with a BS6 compliant 1.0 Litre petrol engine that churns out 68hp with 90Nm of torque. According to ARAI, both , the Celerio Manual, as well as the Automatic, delivers a mileage of 21.63 Kmpl. The hatchback is now priced between Rs 4.41 and 5.58 lakh, while the Celerio X range is priced between Rs 4.90-5.67 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
BS6 Maruti Suzuki Celerio Manual – ARAI Mileage – 21.63kmpl.
BS6 Maruti Suzuki Celerio Automatic (AMT) – ARAI Mileage – 21.63kmpl.
Espresso is a micro SUV produced by Maruti Suzuki that comes with a BS6 complaint 1.0 Litre petrol engine. The car is available with both manual and automatic (AMT) gearbox options. Depending upon the variant and fuel type the S-Presso has a mileage of 21.4kmpl to 21.7kmpl. The BS6 Maruti S-Presso is priced between Rs 3.71 lakh to Rs 4.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
BS6 Maruti Suzuki Espresso Manual – ARAI Mileage – 21.7 kmpl.
BS6 Maruti Suzuki Espresso Automatic (AMT) – ARAI Mileage – 21.4 kmpl.
Maruti Suzuki Wagon R has existed in the Indian market for more than a decade. The BS6 Wagon R comes with two engine options, a 1.0 Litre engine delivering 67hp with 90Nm of torque and a bigger 1.2 Litre engine delivering 81hp with 113Nm of torque. The 1.0-litre engine is the slightly more frugal mill with an ARAI mileage rating of 21.79kmpl over 20.52Kmpl mileage on the 1.2-litre engine. Both units get a 5-speed manual or an Automatic gearbox (AMT). The 1.0-liter engine also comes with a factory-fit CNG option that is rated at an excellent 32.52km/kg. BS6 WagonR prices start at Rs 4.45 lakh and go up to Rs 5.95 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
BS6 Wagon R 1.0 Litre Manual – ARAI Mileage – 21.79kmpl
BS6 Wagon R 1.0 Litre Automatic (AMT) – ARAI Mileage – 21.79kmpl
BS6 Wagon R 1.0 Litre CNG – ARAI Mileage – 20.52kmpl
BS6 Wagon R 1.2 Litre Manual – ARAI Mileage – 20.52kmpl
BS6 Wagon R 1.2 Litre Automatic (AMT) – ARAI Mileage – 32.52km/kg
Maruti Suzuki’s smallest car om sale is powered by a frugal 48hp 800cc BS6 compliant petrol engine that has been certified by the ARAI to deliver a mileage of 22.05kmpl. While the Alto feels basic and has a cramped cabin for tall occupants, the low-cost maintenance, robust nature with low pricing has made it one of the highest-selling entry-level hatchback in both new and used car market. Prices for BS6 Alto petrol costs between Rs 2.95-3.90 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). There’s a CNG variant of Alto on offer, priced between Rs 4.33-4.36 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) which has an impressive mileage of 31.59km/kg of gas.
BS6 Maruti Suzuki Alto Petrol – ARAI Mileage – 20.52 kmpl.
BS6 Maruti Suzuki Alto CNG – ARAI Mileage – 31.59 km/kg.
The Renault Kwid was the gamechanger for the French carmaker in the Indian auto market. The BS6 Kwid comes with two engine options, the 0.8 Litre (800cc) petrol engine that delivers 54hp with 74Nm with an ARAI rated mileage of 22.5kmpl. The 1.0 litre BS6 engine produces 68hp with 91Nm of torque. The 800cc Kwid gives a mileage of 22.5kmpl while the 1.0 Litre Kwid has an ARAI mileage rating of 21.7kmpl. The Renault Kwid is the third most fuel-efficient petrol car in India/ The BS6 Kwid is priced between Rs 2.92-5.01 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
BS6 Renault Kwid 0.8 Litre – ARAI Mileage – 22.5 kmpl.
BS6 Renault Kwid 1.0 Litre- ARAI Mileage – 21.7 kmpl.
Toyota’s Glanza takes the second spot for the most fuel-efficient car with an ARAI-rated mileage of 23.87kmpl. The BS6 Glanza mild-hybrid comes with a 1.2-litre engine integrated to a starter-generator with a 12V lithium-ion battery that adds in start/stop and energy recuperation functionalities, along with a (very) mild power assist. The Glanza mild-hybrid is priced at Rs 7.22 lakh. Do note that both premium hatchbacks are also available with an 83hp BS6 compliant 1.2 Litre petrol engine with an ARAI mileage rating of 21.01kmpl for the manual and 19.56kmpl for the CVT version.
BS6 Toyota Glanza Manual – ARAI Mileage – 21.01 kmpl.
BS6 Toyota Glanza Automatic (CVT) – ARAI Mileage – 19.56 kmpl.
The BS6 Maruti Suzuki Dzire is 7hp more powerful and more fuel efficient than its predecessor. The Dzire powered by a BS6compliant 1.2-litre petrol engine that churns out 83 hp and 113 Nm of torque. The manual variant of the Dzire is got an ARAI mileage rating of 23.26kmpl) while the automatic AMT is got an ARAI mileage rating of 24.12kmpl. The sedan is priced between Rs 5.89 and 8.81 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), the Maruti Dzire has consistently been on the best-sellers list every month, out-selling the likes of the Honda Amaze, Ford Aspire, Hyundai Aura and Tata Tigor.
BS6 Maruti Suzuki Dzire Manual – ARAI Mileage – 23.26 kmpl.
BS6 Maruti Suzuki Dzire Automatic (AMT) – ARAI Mileage – 24.12 kmpl.
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