Here are top 10 cars with the least fuel efficiency under 10 lakh and the one common thing between all these cars is that they are powered by petrol engines
Fuel efficiency is one of the important things customers consider when buying a new car but in this article, we are not featuring the most fuel-efficient cars as we are taking the opposite route and let’s see the top 10 cars with least fuel efficiency under 10 lakh. Most of the models featured in this list are petrol powered cars.
1. Nissan Terrano – 13.2 Kmpl
The petrol variant of Terrano returns 13.2 kmpl and considering that it’s a compact SUV, the official ARAI fuel efficiency figure is respectable. The Terrano petrol model is powered by 1598 cc unit producing 102 bhp of power at 5,850 rpm and 145 Nm of torque at 3,750 rpm. This engine is mated to a 5-speed manual and it comes with front-wheel drive configuration only.
2. Renault Duster – 13.6 kmpl
Just like Terrano, the petrol variant of Duster is the second least fuel efficient car under 10 lakhs and it gives the slightly better efficiency of 13.6 kmpl. The compact SUV is powered by 1498 cc petrol engine with 105 hp of power at 5,650 rpm and 142 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. This engine is mated to 5-speed manual gearbox and the petrol model is only available with front-wheel drive configuration.
3. Renault Captur – 13.87 kmpl
Renault Captur is based on the same platform as Duster but it is positioned as a premium offering and comes with same engines from its sibling. The petrol model of Captur return 13.87 kmpl and it is powered by a 1.5 L petrol unit with 105 hp and 142 Nm. The power is transferred to front wheels via 5-speed manual gearbox.
4. Fiat Linea – 14.2 Kmpl
Fiat Line is available with three different engine options and the model, which is powered by 1.4 L turbocharged petrol engine is featured in this list as it returns 14.2 kmpl but considering the performance it’s very good as the turbo unit puts out 123 hp of power at 5,000 rpm and 208 Nm at 2,000 rpm. This engine is mated to 5-speed manual gearbox.
5. Hyundai Creta – 15.29 kmpl
Hyundai Creta is one of the most popular premium compact SUV in India and the base model with petrol engine option is priced below 10 lakh and it returns just 15.29 kmpl only. The 1.6 L engine produces 122 bhp of power at 6,400 rpm and 151 Nm of torque at 4,850 rpm. This engine is mated to a 6-speed manual and the company is offering an automatic variant also.
6. Skoda Rapid – 15.41 kmpl
The petrol variant of Rapid is powered by 1.6 L unit producing 104 bhp of power at 5,200 rpm and 153 Nm of torque at 3,750 rpm. The company is offering both manual and automatic transmission but in this list, we are featuring the manual model with 15.41 kmpl as it is the variant, which is priced below 10 lakh price.
7. Maruti Suzuki Ertiga – 17.03 kmpl
The first generation Ertiga with petrol and automatic gearbox combination returns just 17.03 kmpl, but it is one of the most efficient petrol MPV in the country. The 1.4 L K-Series unit puts out 94 bhp of power at 6,000 rpm and 130 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. This engine is mated to 4-speed automatic gearbox.
8. Hyundai i20 Active – 17.19 Kmpl
The i20 Active is one of the best selling cross-hatchback in the country and it is basically the jacked up version of Elite i20 premium hatchback. The 1.2 L Kappa series engine puts out 82 bhp of power at 6,000 rpm and 115 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. The company is only offering 5-speed manual gearbox and in returns 17.19 kmpl.
9. Toyota Yaris – 17.1 Kmpl
Toyota Yaris is only available with a petrol engine and it is powered by 1.5 L unit producing 106 bhp of power at 6,000 rpm and 140 Nm of torque at 4,200 rpm. The power is sent to front wheels via 6-speed manual gearbox and return 17.1 kmpl. The automatic model is more efficient and it is loaded with lots of safety features
10. Volkswagen Polo GT TSI – 17.21 Kmpl
Volkswagen Polo is one of the first performance hot hatchbacks in the country and the GT TSI variant returns just 17.21 kmpl. The 1.2 L turbocharged petrol engine puts out 103 bhp of power at 5,000 rpm and 175 Nm of torque at 1,500 rpm. The power is sent to front wheels via 7 speed DSG automatic gearbox.