These are the best mileage cars, and the need of the hour as the price of petrol and diesel is on the rise

Most car buyers in India change their stance on factors such as mileage and maintenance. In fact, a car’s fuel efficiency has frequently been the main reason for its success, which has pushed automakers to ensure their models produce exceptional fuel economy ratings. Suppose you’re looking for a car in the inexpensive segment. In that case, our list of best mileage cars under 10 lakhs in India should help you choose the vehicle with the best fuel efficiency.

1. Maruti Suzuki Swift (Dzire)

swift dzire

The Maruti Suzuki Dzire is the most fuel-efficient/economical petrol car currently available in India, with an ARAI-claimed mileage of 24.12 kmpl for the AMT version and 23.26 kmpl for the manual variations. The car is now priced between Rs 5.94 and Rs 8.90 lakh (ex-showroom). The automobile is driven by a 1.2-liter BS6 compliant k-Series 1.2-litre four-cylinder engine that produces 82 horsepower and 113 Nm of peak torque. It comes standard with a five-speed manual transmission, although an AMT transmission is available as an option. The ARAI mileage for the Dzire is stated to be 23.26 kmpl.

  • Price range: 5.94 Lakh – 8.40 Lakh
  • Fuel Economy: 23.26 kmpl (ARAI)

2. Maruti Suzuki Baleno (Nexa)


The Maruti Suzuki Baleno is the most fuel-efficient petrol automobile available in the country. The manual models of the premium hatchback range in price from 5.90 lakh to 8.07 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The manual variations of the automobile are said to have a mileage of 23.87 kmpl. The Baleno is powered by a 1.2-liter VVT engine that produces 82 bhp and 113 Nm of peak torque and is coupled to a 5-speed manual or CVT automatic transmission. The smart hybrid variant, which has the newest SHVS (Smart Hybrid Vehicle from Suzuki) technology, is powered by a 1.2-liter Dual VVT engine. It produces roughly 89 horsepower and 113 Nm of torque and is paired to a 5-speed manual transmission standard.

  • Price range: 5.90 Lakh – 8.07 Lakh
  • Fuel Economy: 23.87 kmpl (ARAI)

3. Honda Amaze

honda amaze

The diesel version of the Honda Amaze joins our list of top mileage vehicles under 10 lakhs in India, with an ARAI-rated mileage of 27 kmpl. Honda Cars India’s sub-4-meter car is offered with a CVT automatic transmission. It appears to be a credible rival to the Maruti Dzire. It’s also more spacious and more daring than its Brio-like predecessor. Furthermore, because the previous generation was sold in India for a long time, it is simple to obtain nice specimens on the used vehicle market.

  • Price range: 7.71 Lakh – 10.01 Lakh
  • Fuel Economy: 24.7 KmpL (ARAI)

4. Tata Altroz

tata altroz

Not only is the Tata Altroz the most fuel-efficient car in its class, but it is also the safest. It has cutting-edge interiors and an overall visual appeal that is unrivaled. This gem of a hatchback automobile is guaranteed to amaze you with pleasant driving, packing 110 PS power and 140 Nm torque.

  • The price range is Rs. 5.69 – Rs. 9.45 Lakh.

Fuel Economy:

  • Petrol Engine 1199 cc: 19.05 km/l
  • Diesel Engine: 1497 cc: 25.11 km/l

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5. Hyundai Elite i20

i20 elite, hyundai i20

Since its introduction, the Hyundai Elite i20 has drawn attention on the road. The ultra-cool exterior, combined with a superb interior set-up, is a fantasy realized as a piece of vehicle equipment. The 1.5l U2 CRDi Diesel engine has a maximum power of 100 ps/4,000 rpm. In comparison, the petrol models have a kappa engine with a maximum power of 88 ps/6,000 rpm (IVT) and 83 ps/6,000 rpm (MT), and a Turbo GDi engine with a maximum power of 120 ps/6,000 rpm.

  • The price range is Rs. 6.79 – 11.32 Lakh.

Fuel Economy:

  • 1197cc Petrol, Manual: 20.35 kmpl
  • 1493cc Diesel, Manual: 25.2 kmpl
  • 1197cc Petrol, Automatic (CVT): 19.65 kmpl

6. Maruti Swift 


The Swift hatchback from Maruti Suzuki is the next vehicle on the list. In 2018, the latest generation automobile was debuted in the nation. It is one of the carmaker’s best-selling models, and it is available in four trim levels: LXi, VXi, ZXi, and ZXi+. The classic automobile reached the 23 lakh unit sales milestone in India in January 2021. It is driven by a new-generation 1.2-liter Dual Jet VVT petrol engine with 88 horsepower and 113 Nm of torque. The 2017 Swift is now more fuel-efficient, with the manual variant achieving an ARAI-certified economy of 23.20 kmpl.

  • Price range: 5.73 Lakh – 7.91 Lakh
  • Fuel Economy: 23.20 kmpl (ARAI)

7. Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

wagon r

Following in the footsteps of its predecessor, the current model incorporates the newest in technology and performance. The vehicle is powered by a sophisticated K-series engine and a cutting-edge infotainment system. The vehicle’s overall appeal is complemented by inventive design and is available in various color schemes.

The price range is between Rs. 4.66 Lakh and Rs. 6.18 Lakh.

  • Petrol AGS (1.0 L):21.79 km/l
  • Petrol MT (1.0 L):21.79 km/l
  • Petrol AGS (1.2 L): 20.52 km/l
  • CNG 1L: 32.52 m/kg