The prices of petrol have made diesel cars an obvious choice for the economy conscious but there are several benefits of petrol cars. What if you want the refinement and smoothness of a petrol sedan along with fuel economy?
Well, we’ve listed the least expensive and the most fuel efficient sedans in India from each segment to help you pick the most fuel efficient petrol sedan for yourself!
Most fuel efficient petrol compact sedan
Maruti Suzuki Dzire
Price range: Rs. 4.44 lakh to Rs. 6.34 lakh
Claimed mileage: 18 kmpl
The Maruti Dzire is the cheapest and the most fuel efficient petrol sedan in the India market with a claimed fuel efficiency of 18 kmpl. It shares this mileage figure with the Toyota Etios (Starts at Rs. 5.40), Nissan Sunny (Starts at Rs.5.93 lakh) and Renault Scala (Starts at Rs.6.99 lakh) which also return the same mileage. Also read: Maruti Suzuki Dzire vs Tata Manza: Diesel variant comparison
Most fuel efficient petrol sedan
Price range: Rs.5.93 lakh to Rs.7.86 lakh
Claimed mileage: 17 kmpl
The Nissan Sunny is not only amazingly spacious but also has a good fuel efficiency figure of 17 kmpl. There are several other cars in the segment that offer similar economy but the Sunny is the least expensive of the lot. Other cars that have a claimed fuel efficiency figure of 17 kmpl in this segment include the Renault Scala priced between Rs.6.99 lakh and Rs.7.85 lakh, the Hyundai Verna priced between Rs.7.11 lakh and Rs. 9.93 lakh, the Honda City priced between Rs.7.26 lakh and Rs. 10.52 lakh and the Ford Fiesta priced between Rs.7.34 lakh and Rs. 9.86 lakh. Also read: Difference between the Nissan Sunny and Renault Scala
Most fuel efficient petrol premium sedan
Price range: Rs.12.51 lakh to Rs.14.74 lakh
Claimed mileage: 16 kmpl
The Hyundai Elantra is the best in terms of mileage and price in the premium petrol sedans segment. It is feature rich and attractive looking with good space and comfort. It is followed closely by the Honda Civic which is priced in the range of Rs.12.59 lakh to Rs.14.88 lakh. Also read: Hyundai Elantra video review and road test: Feature-rich, mid-size cruiser