Indians have always been on the lookout for fuel efficient cars. With the increase in the number of cars on the road, this requirement is continually growing. With this ever growing demand car makers are constantly trying to give us cars that suit the need. It is quite well known that diesel driven cars are more efficient than petrol driven cars, but with the advancement of technology, petrol cars are also able to give better fuel economy. Here is a list of some of the most fuel efficient cars of 2017.
The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz SHVS
This car is a hybrid version or rather a mild hybrid version of the diesel Ciaz. The car has various features like for instance an integrated starter generator. It has a larger battery capacity and a start-stop technology that helps the car give a better mileage of 28.9 km per liter. This feature makes this car an extremely fuel efficient and also a very desirable car for India.
Maruti Suzuki Celerio
Though this car does not boast of being in the first position of fuel efficient cars, yet we can see that it is a strong contender. Its fuel efficiency is quite marvelous. It has a tiny 800cc engine combined with a little kerb weight of around 900 kilograms. This feature ensures that the car delivers what it promises of, i.e., being frugal regarding its fuel consumption. Initially, this car came only in petrol variant and became popular for being the first AMT equipped hatchback in India. However, when the diesel version got launched, it came with a mileage of 27.62 kilometers per liter.
Maruti Baleno Diesel
This car is one of its kinds. Though it ranks on the third position yet the style of this car and the features that it boasts of quite make up for it. It delivers an excellent mileage of 27.39 kilometers per liter, and with a 1.3-litre Multijet diesel engine combined with 190Nm of torque, it gives a tough competition to Hyundai Elite i20. It has a contemporary exterior styling and also a spacious cabin.
Honda Jazz Diesel
This car gives a very tough competition to the previously mentioned two cars with a mileage of 27.3 kilometers per litre. The Honda Jazz has made a tremendous come back with a host of new features. The car now comes with two fuel options; 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel and 1.2-litre i-VTEC petrol. The diesel unit of this car, linked to a 6-speed manual gearbox, can churn out 99bhp & 200Nm.
Tata Tiago is quite a large car that comes with an ARAI certified fuel efficiency of 27.28 kilometers per litre. Tata Zica as it was earlier called is available in both petrol and diesel units. The new variant comes with a new revamped chassis, and a frugal diesel engine puts out 67bhp and 140Nm.
While you go about searching for your dream car, do not forget to get your new car insured from a reputable source to avoid getting penalized.