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Top 8 Most Fuel-Efficient Turbocharged Petrol Cars & SUVs In India

In a price-sensitive market like India, fuel efficiency plays a critical role in car sales. However, in the midst of increasing competition, performance is now getting equal attention. So here we’ve listed down the top 8 most fuel-efficient turbocharged petrol cars & SUVs that will offer you a great balance of performance and mileage.

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Turbo

  • Price: Rs 8.02 lakh (ex-showroom)

The Hyundai Grand i10 Nios is the most fuel-efficient turbocharged petrol car in the county. Available with two petrol and one CNG powertrain option, its 1.0-litre turbo-petrol mill makes 100PS & 172Nm and offers a claimed fuel economy of 20.7kmpl.

Engine1.0-litre, 3-cylinder
Max Power100PS
Peak Torque172Nm
Transmission5-speed manual
Claimed Fuel efficiency20.7kmpl

Hyundai Aura Turbo

  • Price: Rs 8.87 lakh
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Available with the same 1.0-litre engine as the Grand i10 Nios, the Hyundai Aura is claimed to deliver a slightly lower fuel efficiency of 20.5 kmpl.

Hyundai i20 Turbo

  • Price Range: Rs 8.88 – 11.47 lakh (ex-showroom)
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The Hyundai i20 also gets the same 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine as its above-mentioned siblings, albeit in a higher state of tune (120PS/172Nm). It also gets 6-speed iMT (clutchless manual) and 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission options instead of the 5-speed manual unit, delivering 20kmpl and 20.28kmpl, respectively. 

Engine1.0-litre three-cylinder
Transmission5-speed manual/CVT
Fuel efficiencyup to 20.5kmpl

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Renault Kiger

  • Price: Rs 8.92 – 10.39 lakh (ex-showroom)
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Similar to all the above-mentioned cars, the Renault Kiger also comes with a 3-cylinder, 1.0-litre turbo-petrol engine that makes up to 100PS/160Nm. It can be had with either a 5-speed manual or a CVT automatic transmission, claiming a fuel efficiency of up to 20.5kmpl.

Engine1.0-litre three-cylinder
Torque160Nm (MT), 152Nm (CVT)
Transmission5-speed manual/CVT
Fuel efficiencyup to 20.5kmpl

Nissan Magnite Turbo

  • Price Range: Rs 8.09 – 10.62 lakh (ex-showroom)
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The Nissan Magnite is not only the most affordable sub-4m SUV but also one of the most fuel-efficient of the bunch.

Engine1.0-litre three-cylinder
Transmission5-speed manual/CVT
Fuel efficiency20kmpl/17.7kmpl

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Hyundai Venue Turbo and Kia Sonet Turbo

  • Price Range (Ex-Showroom): Rs 10 – 12.72 lakh (Venue), Rs 10 – 13.39 lakh (Sonet)

Hyundai Venue and Kia Sonet share the same 1.0-litre T-GDI turbocharged petrol engine which claims a fuel efficiency of 18.2 kmpl with the iMT and 18.3 kmpl with the DCT.

Engine1.0-litre, 3-cylinder
Max Power120PS
Peak Torque172Nm
Transmission6-speed iMT/7-speed DCT
Claimed Fuel efficiency18.2kmpl (MT) / 18.3 kmpl (DCT)

Mahindra XUV300 TurboSport

  • Price Range: Rs 10.35 – 12.9 lakh (ex-showroom)

Despite being the most powerful & torquey offering in the sub-4m SUV segment, the recently-launched Mahindra XUV300 TurboSport offers an incredible fuel efficiency of 18.2kmpl.

Engine1.2-litre mStallion TGDi 
Torque230Nm (250Nm with over-boost function)
Transmission6-speed manual
Fuel Efficiency18.2kmpl