Best Petrol Car in India You Should Buy in 2017

Finding a best petrol Car in India can be confusing and needs a lot of research. Petrol cars offer great flexibility. You will be able to ride on them as and when required and there will not be maintenance issues. The overall maintenance cost of the vehicle is less than the diesel vehicle. If you can fare well in terms of mileage, price and features, you can choose the best vehicle to fulfill your needs. You should be able to use the car on highways as well as city roads in a very efficient manner.

The following list of vehicles will help you to settle for the best Petrol Car in India:

1. Alto K10

alto k10
Image credit – Maruti Suzuki Website

Alto K10 from Maruti Suzuki delivers 24.1 kmpl. It comes with the lowest service cost on annual basis and delivers excellent power in a very efficient way. The 998cc engine can deliver 67.1 BHP. With Air conditioner, power steering and central locking, the comfort as well as safety parameters are addressed at the basic level. The price of the vehicle is Rs. 3.27 lakh and upwards.

2. Tata Nano

tata nano
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The Tata Nano with manual transmission engine delivers 22 kmpl. It is known as the cheapest car in the world. The car has the capability to compete with Maruti Alto and Hyundai Eon. The car was first launched in 2009 and it was updated two times. The 624 cc engine delivers 37.5 BHP in a very efficient manner. The price of the car is in between Rs. 2.25 lakhs to Rs. 3.22 lakhs. The model sports power steering, central lock and air conditioner. It is ideal for traffic-congested city roads.

3. Maruti Celerio

Maruti Celerio
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The starting price of Maruti Celerio is Rs. 3.76 lakhs. The fuel efficiency of the vehicle is 23.1 kmpl. The manual transmission delivers great ease of driving. The one liter petrol 67 BHP and 90 Nm. The transmission delivered by the unit is 5-speed MT. the seating capacity of the vehicle is 5. With engine displacement of 998 cc and 5 gear transmission, there will be great delivery of power.

4. Hyundai Eon

hyundai eon
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The price range of the car is in between Rs. 3.31 lakhs and Rs. 4.55 lakhs. The mileage delivered by the 814 cc petrol version is 21.1 kmpl. The second edition of Eon comes with cosmetic upgrades. The 0.8 liter engine delivers 75Nm power. It has 5-speed manual gearbox. The car has the capability to offer stiff competition to Maruti Alto 800 and Renault Kwid. With airconditioner, power steering and central locking system, the car’s performance gets better.

5. Renault Kwid

Renault Kwid
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The price of the Renault kwid is in between Rs. 2.65 lakhs and Rs. 4.57 lakhs. The STD version comes with 799cc engine. The mileage delivered by the engine is 25.17 kmpl. The engine is available in two versions. They are 0.8 liter and 1.0 liter versions. The car offers sufficient leg room and it can compete with mileage cars from other brands including Maruti and Hyundai. The 999cc engine delivers 23.01 kmpl mileage and it comes with additional features. The additional features include foldable backrest (in the rear), engine immobilizer and air-conditioner.

6. Tata Tiago

Tata Tiago
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Tata Tiago if fitted with 1.2 Revotron XB 1199 cc engine and it delivers 23.84 kmpl. The price of the car is Rs. 5.78 lakhs and upwards. The displacement of the petrol engine is 1199cc. It can accommodate 5 persons very easily. The maximum power delivered by the engine is 84 BHP @ 6000 RPM. The maximum torque delivered by the engine is 114Nm. The 5-gear transmission delivers excellent performance. It comes with two airbags and central locking mechanism. The interiors are decked with fabric upholstery.

Conclusion –¬†Best Petrol car in India

Maruti Celerio is the best and cost-effective option in the petrol version. You will be tempted to go for Tata Tiago as well. However, the Celerio has the advantage of best service and support. You can replace parts very easily and the service cost is affordable. You will be able to use the car on various kinds of roads without any issues. 

This was our list of Best Petrol Car in India based on various specifications like mileage, performance and comfort. Let us know your suggestions or feedback at

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Gaurav Mishra

I am entrepreneur fascinated by technology and design. I love writing about cars and bikes including interesting stuff happening inside the automotive industry. Exploring nature being my ultimate way to unwind, I love to sketch the things around him when I'm not working.

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