Top 5 Fuel Efficient Premium Hatchbacks in India

Hatchbacks are the go to cars in India. These are compact, comfortable and yet spacious cars that provides a premium luxury at the cost that is comparable to the entry level MUVs & SUVs. The market is flooded with compact SUVs that offer the best of both the worlds but the hatchbacks are not to lose their sheen. For what it is worth, hatchbacks are generally more fuel efficient than their SUV counterparts. Let us see the top 5 premium hatchbacks that provides you with the best mileages on Indian roads.


Hyundai i20 – Diesel 25.2 kmpl

The South Korean automobile giant is no stranger to hatchbacks. In fact, one of the most iconic cars of India, Santro is a product of Hyundai. Hyundai i20 offers premium comfort without compromising on the mileage. With plush interiors, a refined 1.5L diesel engine and a smooth 6-speed manual gearbox, i20 is the clear winner of the race providing around 25.2 kmpl. With the fuel prices constantly increasing in India, you can see the sales of i20 go up.

Tata Altroz Diesel MT – 25.1 kmpl

Tata Altroz provides everything that you want in a premium hatchback. Top class safety, well-equipped interiors, a great infotainment system, ample of seat space and leg room. Plus it comes in many variants that fits in your budget. More importantly with a mileage of 25.1 kmpl in the manual transmission of diesel variant, there is nothing more that you could ask in a hatchback.

No wonder it is one of the most fuel efficient premium hatchback in India that has a huge following.

Maruti Baleno – 23.8 kmpl

When Maruti said it is going to concentrate only on the Petrol engines for the future production, nobody thought that the company would pull a shocker with DualJet Delta variant of Baleno. It is probably the only car that run on petrol and yet provide a stunning mileage of 23.8 kmpl. While Diesel variants are known to provide better mileages, Baleno is a truly outstanding option for those who need the kick of the petrol engine.

Volkswagen Polo 1.0 MT – 18.2 kmpl

Volkswagen Polo is a speed monster that easily cruises at 150kmph on Indian roads. With a 1 litre manual transmission, Volkswagen Polo provides an astonishing 18.2 kmpl. While it is much below the mileage of Maruti Baleno, the comforts and premium luxury of Polo will surely keep you hooked to it.


Honda Jazz 1.2L – 17.1 kmpl

While not the best, Honda Jazz still manages to give 17.1 kmpl of petrol making it the 5 in our list of most efficient premium hatchbacks in India. So, which one are you thinking to buy?

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