Our list of top fuel-efficient diesel is based on figures given by ARAI.
Comparing the price of diesel and petrol, the reputation diesel engine has grown in the Market. In Past, the diesel engine vehicles were used for commercial transportation, but nowadays it is also used in the personal car segment. The diesel engine manufacturing has taken sharp turns and is so fine-tuned, that it hardly leaves any difference between the performance of diesel and a petrol engine.
The resent diesel engines have also added fun to the driving aspect. The maintenance of diesel engines car, which was considered to be an overhead, is no more overhead, but it is now equivalent to the petrol Engine, due to this the demand has also been increased.
Fuel efficiency is one of the most important factors that is attracting the consumers in India. The Mileage figures in the list are not the on-road figures, but these are the ones given by ARAI.
1. Maruti Suzuki Dzire
ARAI Certified Mileage: 28.4kpl
Dzire from Maruti Suzuki is the best selling vehicle in India and also the fuel-efficient vehicle. It comes with a 1.3-litre, DDiS diesel engine and lightweight body, which help it yielding mileage of 28.4kmpl. The Dzire is a leader in the segment because of its style and lightweight quality build, spacious cabin and boot space. This car Prices around Rs 6.56 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
2. Maruti Ciaz (SHVS)
ARAI Certified Mileage: 28.09kpl
The Ciaz, which is the luxury Sedan from Maruti, this was recently moved in the NEXA Umbrella, This car competes well with Honda City and Hyundai Verna. Ciaz is been liked due to its plush cabin, performance and high fuel-efficiency, the hybrid SHVS diesel engine adds on to the fuel efficiency, yielding up to 28.09kpl. This car can be bought around Rs 9.50 lakh. (ex-showroom, Delhi)
3. Maruti Baleno
ARAI Certified Mileage: 27.39kpl
The very first premium hatchback from Maruti, the Baleno, is another leader in the premium hatchback segment, it competes very well against Hyundai i20 and Honda Jazz. One of the reasons why it beats the other cars in this segment is its Milage, which is in addition to the other features. The diesel version of Maruti Baleno comes around Rs 6.51 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
4. Honda Jazz
ARAI Certified Mileage: 27.3kpl
The Honda Jazz which is pulling most of its features from the Honda City gives a tough fight to other cars in the segment of the premium hatchback. It comes with 1.5-litre diesel engine yields good mileage. The diesel version of Jazz comes around Rs 7.36 lakh.
5. Tata Tiago
ARAI certified mileage: 27.28kpl
The Tata Tiago one of Masterpieces from Tata comes with a spacious cabin and competitive price, Tiago is considered the good value-for-money car. The diesel Tiago comes around Rs 4.05 lakh.
6. Maruti Ignis
ARAI Certified mileage: 26.8kpl
The Ignis is one of the very refreshing designed car from Maruti, which is customized very well and setting a different figure of itself. One of its features of being an extremely fuel-efficient car was very much expected, The 1.3-litre diesel engine of the Ignis is a unique combination of vivid design, comfortable interior, and fuel efficient. It is priced at around Rs 6.32 lakh.
7. Ford Figo
ARAI Certified Mileage: 25.83kpl
Ford Figo, which was relaunched with some major improvements, this has been successful for the Ford in improving the sales, this has a good long list of the features, 1.5-litre diesel engine, and good boot space. Ex-showroom, The diesel version’s price around Rs 6.43 lakh.
8. Ford Figo Aspire
ARAI Certified Mileage: 25.83kpl
Figo Aspire brings the Ford in the compact sedan segment. The Aspire brings things well, which includes the efficient utilization of Fuel, Also the boot space provided is huge. The diesel option of the car is priced from Rs 6.78 lakh.
9. Honda Amaze
ARAI Certified Mileage: 25.8kpl
Honda’s compact sedan section is lead by Amaze, Which is well known for its cabin space and 1.5-litre I-DTEC diesel engine which burns the fuel with efficiency. The recent change in design has made it Sharpe and tuned. The Diesel Amaze starts from 6.75 lakh.
10. Honda City
ARAI Certified Mileage: 25.6kpl
Honda’s most dependable executive sedan, which is a leader in the segment. The City is now featuring world-class aluminium, 1.5-litre, I-DTEC diesel engine which offers good low performance. It’s a great car, with very good fuel efficiency.
Honda keeps on upgrading the vehicle more and more Features. Honda City with a Diesel engine starts from Rs 10.99 lakh.