What will be the increase in annual fuel bill for sedan owners after the petrol hike to Rs 73.14 per litre?

Updated on: 04/06/2012

Oil companies have cut the petrol price by Rs. 1.68 per litre across India, excluding taxes (VAT) and with effect from midnight of June 2nd, 2012. This has brought down the petrol price from Rs. 73.18 per litre to Rs. 71.60 per litre in New Delhi. Therefore, the price hike has come down to Rs. 5.96 per litre.

Read this CarToq analysis to find out how much your annual fuel cost has increased based on the revised petrol price. The computation has been done for compact sedans, sedans and premium sedans using claimed mileage figures for the basis of monthly fuel costs. As we are looking at the increase in prices, claimed and actual mileage figures would give the same results.

 

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First let’s take a look at how compact sedan owners will be hit by the increase in petrol prices.

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Compact Sedans

Those who own the Mahindra Verito or the Tata Manza will be shelling out more on their annual fuel bills. On the other hand those who own the Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Toyota Etios or Tata Indigo eCS will shell out Rs. 2,649- Rs. 3,406 more annually.

Given below is a table for the subsequent rise in expenditure for compact sedans:

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Sedans

In the sedan category, those who will be worst hit by the hike in petrol prices will be Chevrolet Optra Magnum and Mitsubishi Cedia Sports owners with annual expenses increasing by Rs. 3,668. Those at the lower end of the sedan category in terms of rise in annual fuel expenses will be Honda City, Hyundai Fluidic Verna and Ford Fiesta owners, who will have to shell out Rs. 2,804 more annually.

Given below is a table for the subsequent rise in expenditure for sedans:

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Oil companies have cut the petrol price by Rs. 1.68 per litre across India, excluding taxes (VAT) and with effect from midnight of June 2nd, 2012. This has brought down the petrol price from Rs. 73.18 per litre to Rs. 71.60 per litre in New Delhi. Therefore, the price hike has come down to Rs. 5.96 per litre.

Premium Sedans

Premium sedan owners will see a major jump in their annual fuel expenses. Those who own the Nissan Teana will probably end up shelling out the most with an annual hike in fuel costs of around Rs. 5,454. Those who own the Honda Accord, Skoda Superb and the likes will shell our roughly Rs. 4,615 more annually. While those who own the Honda Civic will shell out roughly Rs. 4,000 more each year.

Given below is a table for the subsequent rise in expenditure for premium sedans:

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Hatchback owners can find the impact of the price hike on their fuel bills here

*Price difference has been calculated based on average mileage figures for all cars and is not variant specific, actual price difference may vary