10 best fuel efficient sedans in India

Saturday 19 October 2013, 12:04 PM by

India habitats price sensitive customers so the main concern of automobile firms is to churn out models that provide fuel efficiency at their best. Most of the hatchbacks manufactured in India are value-for-money cars, however, a lot of people who avoid going for a sedan are mostly bugged by the fuel economy factor. Therefore, there is a need to know about sedans that offer comfort, features and above all, fuel efficiency. Talking about fuel efficient sedans that comes in budget, the first name that comes is definitely from the car brand that is known for its mileage, Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire.

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10 best fuel efficient sedans in India

It is equipped with a 1248 cc Multijet diesel powertrain that has the ability to churn out 75 bhp of maximum power at 4000 rpm with 190 Nm of peak torque at 2000 rpm. It comes in a price range of Rs. 4.92 lakh to Rs. 7.50 lakh, which fits it in the category of budget friendly fuel efficient sedans. Even though Tata Motors may not have as much popularity as Maruti Suzuki has in the four-wheeler segment, some of the best fuel efficient diesel cars were introduced by Tata Motors. Indigo eCS developed by Tata Motors comes with one petrol and two diesel engine options. While the petrol engine has the capability of generating 65 bhp of peak power, the diesel powertrain can churn out an output of up to 70 bhp.

10 best fuel efficient sedans in India

Hyundai Verna, which comes in the price range of Rs. 7.29 to Rs. 11.48 lakh, is offered with 3 engine, 2 transmission and 2 fuel options. It has the ability to belt out 126 bhp of peak power at 4000 rpm from a 1396 cc diesel engine and 121 bhp of power at 6300 rpm from its 1591 cc petrol engine. Another sedan that falls in the fuel efficient cars segment is Ford Fiesta that comes under the price range of Rs. 7.46 to Rs. 10.31 lakh. The latest generation of Ford Fiesta is highly competent with an ARAI certified 23.5 kmpl of fuel economy.

10 best fuel efficient sedans in India
10 best fuel efficient sedans in India

Nissan Sunny also happens to be a sedan that offers great value for money to the domestic buyers. Starting from a price of Rs. 6,29,966 (ex-showroom Delhi), it comes packed with an array of safety and convenience features. This car has been offered in two fuel options and has the ability to perform well on roads with a mileage of 22.71 kmpl, generated from its diesel engine. The advertising campaign in electronic and print media helped this sedan become a popular name in the Indian market. Toyota Etios is a reasonably well built and comfortable sedan that comes in the price range of Rs. 6.09 lakh to Rs. 8.23 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The performance oriented sedan of Japanese auto maker offers a fuel economy of 17.6 kmpl from its petrol engine.

10 best fuel efficient sedans in India
10 best fuel efficient sedans in India

Next in the league is Honda City that registered itself as one of the most preferred sedans during the time when the sedan culture was not much prevalent in the domestic market. Offered in a price range of Rs. 8.26 to Rs. 11.01 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi), the model delivers 16.7 kmpl of mileage from its 16-valve petrol engine mated with a 5-speed manual gearbox. The 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol engine has the ability to produce about 117 bhp of peak power and 146 Nm of maximum torque. Two sedans that follow the fuel efficiency list after Honda City are Skoda Rapid and Volkswagen Vento. Along with, Tata Manza is another name in the list that has been developed on the concept of Indica Vista. It returns a mileage of 21 kmpl and falls under the price range of Rs. 7.37 lakh to Rs. 9.96 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi).

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