Auto manufacturers are resorting advanced technologies and smaller capacity motors to maximise on fuel efficiency much to the buyer and environment’s benefit.

Top 10 Fuel Efficient Cars India

1) Maruti Suzuki Ciaz SHVS – The Ciaz is India’s most frugal car currently as the mild hybrid helps it return an ARAI claimed 28.09 km/l.

2) Maruti Celerio DDiS 125 – The twin-cylinder 800cc diesel motor is India’s smallest oil burner and returns a claimed 27.62 km/l.

3) Maruti Baleno – Maruti’s flagship hatchback, the Baleno returns a fuel efficiency figure of 27.39 km/l from its 1.3-litre diesel mill.

4) Honda Jazz – The 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel powerplant does duty on a host of Honda cars in India but is the most frugal in the Jazz at 27.3 km/l.

5) Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire – At times the top selling car in India, the Swift based DZire diesel manages to go a claimed 26.59 km/l.

6) Honda City – The latest generation model of the Honda City not only won back its leadership position in the C-segment but does it with an impressive mileage of 26 km/l for the diesel.

7) Ford Figo/Aspire – The 1.5-litre diesel mill in the Figo twins are not only the most powerful in their respective segments but also extremely frugal at 25.83 km/l.

8) Honda Amaze – Honda’s compact sedan returns 25.8 km/l on the oil burner while generating 100 PS of power and 200 Nm of torque.

9) Chevrolet Beat – Another Fiat engine but with 3-cylinders, the 1.0-litre diesel mill in the Beat is good enough for 25.44 km/l.

10) Maruti Suzuki Swift – The third most selling car in India every month, the Swift in its diesel avatar manages to return 25.2 km/l for the facelifted model.

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