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        10 Best Fuel Efficient Cars you Can Buy in 2016

        CarTrade Editorial Team

        CarTrade Editorial Team

        Scream performance all you like, there’s no denying the fact that Indian car buyers are still a frugal bunch. For them, stretching the fuel miles is high on their mind, aka the quintessential ‘Kitna Deti Hai’ queries. Here’s a quick roundup of the 10 Best Fuel Efficient Cars you Can Buy in 2016.

        Maruti Ciaz: The Ciaz SHVS Diesel Hybrid happens to be among the most fuel efficient cars on sale today. The mild-hybrid technology means that it returns an astonishing 28.09 km/l (ARAI certified) figure.

        Maruti Ciaz

        Maruti Celerio: Another Maruti-Suzuki product, this time the Celerio with its twin-cylinder DDiS tech, 793 cc engine, delivering an ARAI certified 27.62 km/l mileage, is next up on the list of best fuel efficient cars on sale today.

        Maruti Celerio

        Maruti Baleno: Maruti in-fact, is no stranger to high mileage cars in India, having had an illustrious history filled with such models. The iconic Baleno, is one such name. Resurrected for the now-generation, this large hatch comes in third on the list at 27.29 km/l (ARAI certified) figure.

        Maruti Baleno

        Honda Jazz: Breaking up MSIL’s hegemony is the Japanese rival - Honda. Long known for their butter smooth powertrains that pack more than a wallop while maintaining frugal fuel-sipping habits, the diesel Jazz lives up to this reputation. Honda has given the 99bhp motor taller gearing to ensure it returns a claimed 27.32 km/l mileage.

        Honda Jazz

        Tata Tiago: Rounding up the top-5 of the 2016 fuel-efficient cars list is home-grown auto major Tata Motors latest small-car, the Tiago. A comprehensive challenger (and in many ways, better) to the established competition, the 1.05 litre Revotorq powered hatch returns a 27.28 km/l average.

        Tata Tiago

        Tata Nano: Another small-hatch from the house of Tata, this time, the revolutionary Nano. Now in GenX avatar, the 624cc Nano, like the Celerio, is powered by a twin-cylinder engine, albeit, in petrol guise. It returns a claimed 23.1 km/l fuel average.

        Tata Nano

        Maruti Alto 800: Small hatches in-fact, dominate the petrol-powered fuel-efficiency game. The Alto 800 is another one on the most fuel efficient cars list from the Maruti-Suzuki stable, returning a mileage of 24.7 km/l (claimed).

        Maruti Alto 800

        Renault Kwid: Earlier last year, French manufacturer Renault, lay claim as the most serious challenger in the small-car segment. The KWID has set the sales charts ablaze, and pairs great styling, interior space & features with stellar sipping habits to make it to the most fuel-efficient cars list with a 25.17 km/l ARAI certified mileage figure.

        Renault Kwid

        Mahindra KUV100: Mahindra blurred the lines between hatchback & SUV with their KUV100, and in doing so, gave buyers the chance to go beyond conventional thought. It’s a good thing then to see the baby Mahindra return a claimed 25.32 km/l figure. Not bad at all for a 6-seater eh!

        Mahindra KUV100

        Ford Figo: The Ford Figo went sub-4 metre sedan in its latest iteration as the Ford Figo Aspire. With 99bhp under the hood & a claimed figure of 25.83 km/l, the Aspire is one accomplished compact sedan, to proudly wear the blue-oval badge.

        Ford Figo