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        Top 10 Fuel Efficient Diesel Cars In India

        CarTrade Editorial Team

        CarTrade Editorial Team

        Diesel cars in India have a huge market for several reasons but the main being that it is the cheapest fuel and renders a high mileage, something that comes before everything else other than price in the country. Therefore, it is no surprise that some of the most fuel efficient cars in India are diesel models. Be it new cars or second hand, diesel models are preferred by a lot of people, especially the ones who have travel on longer routes. Many new car dealers pitch diesel Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) to their customers and they have managed to carve a niche for themselves in India. Let’s take a look at the top 10 best fuel efficient diesel cars in India that one can purchase.

        1. Hyundai Xcent:  A newly launched model based on the Hyundai Grand i10 hatchback, this compact sedan is easily among the top 10 fuel efficient diesel cars in India. This car, boasting of a mileage of around 25 kmpl, has managed to challenge the dominance of models like Honda Amaze, Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire and other new cars.

          1) Hyundai Xcent
        2. Hyundai Grand i10:  This car, literally, blew the market away when it was launched in India, getting a thumping response from both critics and customers. Ranking among the top fuel efficient cars in India, Grand i10 diesel has a claimed mileage of up to 24 kmpl, which is excellent.

          2) Hyundai Grand i10
        3. Tata Indigo eCS:  Albeit its manufacturer has not done too well in the market in past two years, this is one of the best diesel cars in India without any sort of doubt. An ideal model for highways, this car is used by a number of taxi agencies due to its top class mileage and performance.

          3) Tata Indigo eCS
        4. Honda Amaze:  A model loved by new car dealers, Honda Amaze could perhaps fight for the most popular vehicle in India at the moment. The first diesel car of Honda based on the Brio platform, this model is powered by the much-acclaimed i-DTEC engine that offers a mileage of up to 25.8 kmpl.

          4) Honda Amaze
        5. Ford Classic:  A rare model from the American manufacturer that has won hearts in India, Ford Classic continues to do well despite the launch of so many new cars. The diesel version of this car renders a claimed mileage of 19.68 kmpl.

          5) Ford Classic
        6. Chevrolet Beat:  Chevrolet has a niche market in India and Beat is one of its most popular models, mainly due the mileage of its diesel version. This hatchback is among the best diesel cars in India and offers a claimed mileage of up to 25.44 kmpl.

          6) Chevrolet Beat
        7. Maruti Suzuki Swift:  Any list being made about fuel efficient cars in India is incomplete without mentioning Maruti Suzuki Swift, which is probably the most popular model in its segment, at par with Alto 800. Among Maruti Suzuki’s best sellers, Swift has been topping charts ever since its launch. This hatchback renders a mileage of around 22.9 kmpl.

          7) Maruti Suzuki Swift
        8. Honda City Diesel:  It is no surprise that India’s favourite sedan is an award that can be won by no other model than Honda City and when the Japanese car maker launched a diesel version, it new that the market would give an immense response. Powered with a refined 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel engine, the diesel version of this sedan renders a mileage of around 25.8 kmpl.

          8) Honda City
        9. Renault Duster:  First of the popular compact SUVs in India, this model from the French manufacturer has a huge fan following in India and is known for its top class mileage.

          9) Renault Duster
        10. Ford EcoSport: A model that knocked the Renault Duster off its perch, Ford EcoSport has been ruling the market for a long time now and its diesel version boasts of a top class mileage of 22.7 kmpl.

          10) Ford EcoSport