Official Mileage Figures from SIAM

Friday 24 April 2009, 00:00 AM by Satish Kalepu

Society of Indian Auto Manufacturers or SIAM officially released the mileage figures for all the models from all the auto manufacturers in India. Now the Indian customers do not need to rely on local references or car dealers’ assurances about any model’s mileage but they can check on their own against the details released by SIAM.

Here is the list released for most of the popular models which is topped by Tata Nano at 23.6 kmpl.

Tata Nano 23.6 kmpl
Fiat 500 22 kmpl
A-star 19.6 kmpl
Maruti 800 16.1 kmpl
Maruti Alto 18.1 kmpl
Maruti Omni 16.9 kmpl
Hyundai Verna diesel 21.9 kmpl
Maruti Swift Dzire 15.9 kmpl
Chevrolet Tavera Petrol 13.3 kmpl
Honda Civic 15.5 kmpl
Honda CRV 13.2 kmpl
Skoda Octavia diesel 21.39 kmpl
Hyundai Sonata 13.54 kmpl
Skoda Superb 13.54 kmpl
Toyota Camry 13.54 kmpl
Hyundai Tucson 14 kmpl
Mercedes C-class diesel C220 CDI 13.9 kmpl
BMW 3 series diesel 15.9 kmpl
Mercedes S350 L petrol 9.9 kmpl
BMW X3 14 kmpl
Tata Ace Magic diesel 21.5 kmpl

According to the industry experts, these data released by authorized agencies will help the customers to make smart choices and informed decision. “Studies conducted by us reveal this fact. Customers who were over-promised on mileage developed dissatisfaction that was four times higher than customers who were promised the actual mileage. So, the resultant transparency actually boosts the brand image of the car manufacturer,” said Mohit Arora, senior director of Singapore-based JD Power and Associates.

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