Cars that are economical to run in India

Mileage
We all know how price sensitive we Indians are while buying a car. Well, we have to be so or else you might end up paying more over time. This is not just about a car’s price, it is also about their maintenance cost and mileage. All the automakers in India are trying to make their cars price worthy and in India “whichever is less sells the best!”.

Maruti Suzuki Alto 800

Maruti Suzuki Alto 800
The Alto 800 has been a great entry level choice from its launch. The 800cc engine returns a really good mileage of 22kmpl and is listed 4th in our best mileage car in India article. The car being a Maruti Suzuki is just like maintaining a mid range motorbike.
CityOn road price(Base)On road Price(top variant
New Delhi325,283478,811
Pune334,277509,702
Bengaluru356,552524,838
Chennai343,271505,289
Hyderabad 349,267514,115
Kolkata343,271501,159
Kochi340,273500,876

Maintenance cost:

Service No.Kilometres / MonthsTypeTotal Cost
1st1000/1Free₹ 725.00
2nd5000/6Free₹ 0.00
3rd10000/12Free₹ 825.00
4th20000/24Paid₹ 3805.00
5th30000/36Paid₹ 1700.00
6th40000/48Paid₹ 4455.00
7th50000/60Paid₹ 1700.00

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R
The Wagon R is another Maruti Suzuki that is economical to live with. It has two engine options and the smaller engine, the 1.0L petrol makes 59bhp and returns a mileage of 21kmpl and is listed 7th in our best mileage car in India article.
CityOn road price(Base)On road Price(top variant
New Delhi488,793650,783
Pune502,308692,769
Bengaluru535,780720,000
Chennai515,823686,771
Hyderabad 524,833698,767
Kolkata515,823681,791
Kochi511,318692,769

Maintenance cost:

Service No.Kilometres / MonthsTypeTotal Cost
1st5000/6Free₹ 0.00
2nd10000/12Free₹ 1250.00
3rd20000/24Free₹ 2041.00
4th30000/36Paid₹ 2845.00
5th40000/48Paid₹ 4497.00
6th50000/60Paid₹ 2845.00

Maruti Suzuki Celerio

Maruti Suzuki Celerio
The Celerio is another hatchback similar to the Alto 800. It has a 1.0L petrol engine that makes 68bhp. There is an option for a 5-speed automatic that comes at a fairly higher price. The Celerio has a very good mileage of 21.63kmpl and is listed 9th in our best mileage car in India article.
CityOn road price(Base)On road Price(top variant
New Delhi484,127621,705
Pune497,513661,815
Bengaluru530,666687,829
Chennai510,899656,085
Hyderabad 519,823667,545
Kolkata510,899653,785
Kochi506,437661,815

Maintenance cost:

Service No.Kilometres / MonthsTypeTotal Cost
1st1000/1Free₹ 0.00
2nd5000/6Free₹ 0.00
3rd10000/12Free₹ 1769.00
4th20000/24Paid₹ 5089.00
5th30000/36Paid₹ 3019.00
6th40000/48Paid₹ 5599.00

Tata Tiago

Tata Tiago
The Tiago is the most affordable car from Tata. It has all you need to have in an entry level hatch. The Tiago gets a 1.2L liter engine that makes 84bhp and is listed 3rd in our best mileage car in India article. It returns a Great fuel economy of 23.84kmpl in a petrol variant. 
CityOn road price(Base)On road Price(top variant
New Delhi513,555750,395
Pune551,075777,315
Bengaluru557,782807,869
Chennai537,005770,585
Hyderabad 546,385784,045
Kolkata537,005758,285
Kochi532,315777,315

Maintenance cost:

Service No.Kilometres / MonthsTypeTotal Cost
1st1500/2Free₹ 0.00
2nd7500/6Free₹ 1755.00
3rd15000/12Free₹ 1755.00
4th22500/18Paid₹ 2755.00
5th30000/24Paid₹ 3155.00
6th37500/30Paid₹ 2755.00

Maruti Suzuki Dzire

Maruti Suzuki Dzire
The Maruti Suzuki Dzire is the best mileage car in India when it comes to petrol. It returns a mileage of 24.12kmpl which is the highest for any petrol car currently. It has a 1.2L engine that produces 88bhp is not bad either.
CityOn road price(Base)On road Price(top variant
New Delhi639,065981,758
Pune680,2951,016,978
Bengaluru707,0361,056,952
Chennai674,4051,008,173
Hyderabad 686,1851,025,783
Kolkata670,505653,785
Kochi680,2951,016,978

Maintenance cost:

Service No.Kilometres / MonthsTypeTotal Cost
1st1000/1Free₹ 0.00
2nd5000/6Free₹ 0.00
3rd10000/12Free₹ 1625.00
4th20000/24Paid₹ 4225.00
5th30000/36Paid₹ 3425.00
6th40000/48Paid₹ 5635.00

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