With the decreasing popularity of diesel-powered cars, more and more Indian auto manufacturers have introduced petrol-powered models with high mileage figures and at a reasonable price. Here's a list of Best Mileage Petrol Cars Under 5 Lakh in India
Fuel economy is one of the most important aspects that Indian auto buyers need to take into consideration when buying a new automobile. Previously, Indian car buyers seem to prefer diesel cars for their tendency to have a higher mileage figure than petrol counterparts; otherwise, they would choose a CNG car.
Nevertheless, today, many carmakers have introduced affordable petrol cars with high fuel efficiency, which is a contributory factor to their increasing popularity with the Indian auto buyers. Below is a list of most fuel-efficient under-Rs-5-lakh petrol cars in India.
The first car in our list of Best Mileage Petrol Cars Under 5 Lakh in India is also among the most affordable cars in India. The Maruti Alto is available in two models: the 0.8-litre and 1.0-litre variant. Both of these retail for less than Rs 5 lakh and have great fuel efficiency. Priced in the range of Rs 2.52 - 3.39 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), the Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 delivers a mileage of 24.7 kmpl. The vehicle is powered by a 0.8L petrol motor which is good for 47 bhp of maximum power and 69 Nm of peak torque. The power is sent to the wheels through a 5-speed MT gearbox.
Maruti Alto 800 is the first one in the list with a high mileage of 24.7 kmpl
Under the hood of the Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 is a 1.0L petrol engine which can generate 67 bhp against 90 Nm and is coupled to a 5-speed MT gearbox and an optional AMT unit. Aggressively priced in the range of Rs 3.31 - 3.88 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), the vehicle offers an impressive mileage of 24.07 kmpl.
With a different exterior design from the Alto 800, the Maruti Alto K10 also has impressive fuel efficiency
The next car in our list of Best Mileage Petrol Cars Under 5 Lakh in India is the Datsun Redi-Go, which has a starting price of Rs 2.56 lakh. Like the Maruti Suzuki Alto, the vehicle also comes with two petrol motors: a 0.8L unit with a maximum power of 53 bhp at 5678 rpm against a peak torque of 72 Nm at 4386 rpm and a 1.0L petrol unit with 67 bhp at 5500 rpm and 91 Nm at 4250 rpm. The claimed mileage figures of the two motors are 22.7 kmpl and 22.5 kmpl, respectively. Both of the two models are mated to a 5-speed MT gearbox with an optional AMT unit for the latter.
The Datsun Redi-Go is also well-known for its high mileage and a reasonable price
Like the two previous models in our list of Best Mileage Petrol Cars Under 5 Lakh in India, the Renault Kwid is powered by a 0.8L petrol engine and a 1.0L petrol unit. While the former can produce a maximum power of 53 bhp at 5678 rpm and a peak torque of 72 Nm at 4386 rpm, the latter can deliver 67 bhp at 5500 rpm against 91 Nm at 4250 rpm. The ARAI certified mileage figures of the two motors are 25.17 kmpl and 24.04 kmpl, respectively. The transmission duties on both of the two motors are undertaken by a 5-speed MT gearbox and an optional AMT unit offered on the 1.0L variant.
Like the two previous models, the Renault Kwid is also powered by two petrol motors, both of which have great fuel efficiency
Another petrol-powered vehicle which has an impressive mileage figure and a reasonable price is the Maruti Suzuki Celerio, which can deliver a claimed mileage of 23.10 kml. Powering the vehicle is a 1.0L petrol motor which can deliver 67 bhp at 6000 rpm and 90 Nm at 3500 rpm. The transmission duties are implemented by a 5-speed MT unit. Priced in the range of Rs 4.21 lakh for the base variant to Rs 5.40 lakh for the top variant, only the Celerio LXI MT, Celerio LXI Optional MT, Celerio VXI MT, Celerio VXI Optional MT, Celerio ZXI MT, Celerio AMT VXI should be included in this list for satisfying the under Rs 5 lakh criterion.
The Maruti Suzuki Celerio is also an affordable vehicle with a high mileage
Last but not least on our list of Best Mileage Petrol Cars Under 5 Lakh in India, the Tata Tiago can also be listed as one of the most popular affordable fuel-efficient cars in the Indian auto market. Priced in the range from Rs 3.39 lakh to Rs 5.64 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), the vehicle gets the power from a 1.2L petrol motor which can produce a maximum power of 84 bhp at 6000 rpm and a peak torque of 14 Nm at 350 rpm with a high mileage of 23.84 kmpl. The Tata Tiago is also powered by a 1.05L diesel motor, with a very high fuel efficiency of 27.28 kmpl but should not be included in this petrol-powered car list.
Tata Tiago is the most expensive car in the list and is powered by a petrol and diesel motors
Above is the list of Best Mileage Petrol Cars Under 5 Lakh in India. Have you chosen a suitable one for yourself? Let us know in the comment section below.