While in the Indian market many buyers and customers before buying the car ask for the fuel efficiency of the car. Every second person who is buying the car look for better fuel economy, well this is something that digs a hole in our pocket as the fuel prices are rising exponentially in the last 5 to 6 years. Furthermore as of now in our country diesel engines have the best fuel economy and are the most fuel-efficient engines offered in India. So, if you are looking to buy the most fuel-efficient car or want knowledge about each car manufacturer and their most fuel-efficient engines, then you must continue reading and read till the end:

1.Indo-Japanese brand Maruti Suzuki

After the implementation of the BS6 emission norms last year, the brand has to discontinue its diesel powertrain 1.3 Litre DDIS turbo diesel. That makes the manufacturer one of the other manufacturers to miss the oil burner from their portfolio.

Most fuel-efficient car manufacturer engine
Most fuel-efficient car engines
  • Petrol Engine

Currently, the manufacture most fuel-efficient engine is a 1.2 Litre K12N petrol engine, which generates a fuel economy between 23.76 Kmpl to 24.12 Kmpl. the powertrain comes loaded in Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Swift, and many more from Maruti Portfolio in India.

2.Homegrown Brand Tata Motors

Tata Motors was the first Indian automaker from India to rewarded with a 5-star safety rating at Global NCAP for their compact SUV Nexon. Tata is the only brand that offers the safest affordable cars in the Indian market ahead of Mahindra and Mahindra. However, the brand still lacks the powertrain, surprisingly it still got the BS6 diesel engine in its portfolio.

Most fuel-efficient car manufacturer engine
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  • Petrol Engine

No doubt that Tata Motors develop well-engineered cars for the Indian market, but still need improvement in powertrain space. Although, talking about the most fuel-efficient petrol engine offered by Tata is 1.2 Litre three-cylinder Revotron, which belts out 84HP/113Nm, and generate fuel economy between 20Kmpl to 24Kmpl. It is currently comes loaded in Tata Tiago, Tigor, and Altroz.

  • Diesel Engine

As for the oil burner, tata has only one engine that was being developed by them and currently equipped in Nexon and Altroz is 1.5 Litre Revotron. That being said the engine develops fuel economy between 25 Kmpl. Although, the 2.0 Litre diesel engine used in Harrier and Safari is sourced from the FCA group.

3.Korean Manufacturer Hyundai

After the Indo-Japanese manufacturer Maruti Suzuki, Korean manufacturer Hyundai is the biggest automaker in India, in terms of monthly sales figures are concerned. In the space of powertrain, the brand has a great portfolio for India as well.

Most fuel-efficient car manufacturer engine
Most fuel-efficient car manufacturer engines
  • Petrol

Currently, the most fuel-efficient petrol engine offered by Korean manufacturers is 1.2 Litre kappa, which develops 82HP/114Nm and generates mileage between 20kmpl to 21Kmpl.

  • Diesel

Hyundai offers one of the best diesel powertrains in the Indian market. The technology used behind the engine is CRDi, which is still used by Hyundai in its engine and has been used for over a decade now. It offers a 1.2 Litre U2 CRDi oil burner, which is a three-cylinder engine that develops a mileage of around 25Kmpl to 28Kmpl. Currently, used in Grand I10 Nios and Aura.

4.Japanese automaker Toyota Kirloskar Motor

The second Japanese manufacturer to discontinued their best diesel offering from India is Toyota Kirloskar Motor. While not only the engine the brand plans to discontinue its sole C-segment sedan Yaris from the Indian market and replacing it with a rebadged version of the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz that could be named as Toyota Belta.

Most fuel-efficient car manufacturer engine
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  • Petrol

As for the petrol engine offered by Toyota in the Indian market, before that we clear the air that we didn’t consider the Brezza and Glanza powertrain. Now the petrol engine develops by Toyota being offered in India is 1.5 Litre VVT, which generates fuel economy between 16Kmpl to 18Kmpl. that being said, the engine is more refined and smoother compared to other brands of petrol powertrain and more powerful as well. However, the engine is only being used in Toyota Yaris only, and the engine rated at 106HP/140Nm.

  • Diesel

This particular engine offered by Toyota is being used for more than a decade now. That being said the engine was used by the brand in the first generation of Innova which was launched in 2005. From then to now the manufacturer keeps on updating the engine on a regular basis, and the latest update was made in the newly launched Innova Crysta facelift. It is a 2.4 Litre 2GD-FTV oil burner, which belts out 148HP/343Nm and generates mileage between 11Kmpl to 14Kmpl. Although considering the space, Innova is placed the developed power is a little low.

5.Japanese brand Honda

Another Japanese brand Honda Motors is well-known for its most fuel-efficient petrol powertrains in the Indian market. As many brands discontinue their diesel powertrain from their portfolio because of the strict BS6 emission norms. But it didn’t happen and Honda still continues to offer diesel engines with a couple of cars still offering only petrol powertrain.

Honda Amaze
Honda Amaze
  • Petrol

Without a doubt, the engine with lower capacity and power develops the best fuel economy. It is a 1.2 Litre I-VTEC engine, which belts out 89HP of maximum power and 110 Nm of peak torque and generates fuel economy of 17Kmpl to 18Kmpl. the engine is currently being used in Jazz, Amaze, and more.

  • Diesel

With the rising demand for oil burners in India due to its best fuel economy, the brand has to introduce the diesel engine in India. That being said, the engine is 1.5 Litre I-DTEC that started at 99HP/200Nm and generate 24Kmpl of mileage. Although, the NVH levels are not class-leading, and it is the torquey engine. The engine is being used in Honda Amaze.

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