IAB Picks – Top 10 fuel efficient cars in India has a Ford but no Maruti

Posted on: Jun 25, 2014 - 7:10pm IST

Here is a list of the Top 10 fuel efficient cars in India, based on their ARAI-rated economy claims. Note that only petrol and diesel passenger cars were included for this story.

1. 2014 Honda City Diesel – 26 kmpl

2014 Honda City drive front three quarter red
The new City takes the top spot with a figure of 26 km/l.

When the new Honda City diesel went on sale earlier this year, it took the crown of India’s most fuel efficient car from its smaller sibling, the Honda Amaze.¬†Though both cars use the same 1.5-liter i-DTEC engine, the City gets a 6-speed gearbox, and pips the Amaze by 0.2 km/l. The ARAI rated efficiency of the City diesel stands at 26 km/l.

2. Honda Amaze Diesel – 25.8 kmpl

The Honda Amaze diesel is the second most fuel efficient car in India with an ARAI rated claim of 25.8 km/l. The Amaze was the first diesel car for Honda in India, and introduced the 1.5-liter i-DTEC engine. Where the City uses the same engine with a 6-speed gearbox, the Amaze uses a 5-speed transmission.

12 thoughts on “IAB Picks – Top 10 fuel efficient cars in India has a Ford but no Maruti

  1. Gaurav says:

    Suzuki cars are no longer what they used to be. Even their designs arn’t that fresh and sporty eg. Celerio , alto 800, A star, they should introduce some new models soon like sx4 cross, next gen sx4,

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  2. siju says:

    what abt indica ev2??????

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  3. Nik says:

    This is Incorrect List. You have 2 car pairs sharing the same engine. Honda and Hyundai. And Nano and Nano twist… don’t agree…

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    1. This list is only about the fuel efficiency figure, not about the brand or engine.

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  4. Dinesh says:

    Try doing the same thing with below 5 lakh, and lets see how many marutis that list features.

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  5. Partha says:

    These all are ARAI figures. What average we get in real condition is more important.

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  6. punit says:

    Shame for suzuki as they were doing their add using famous tagline “kitna deti hai?”.

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  7. Subash says:

    Has Suzuki lost the plot? Let us not call it Maruti anymore, just Suzuki.

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  8. Gaurav says:

    & they sell their’s by saying,” kya karein petrol khatam hi nae hota”

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    1. Duston says:

      Kya Petrol Bunk se ?

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