Diesel-run cars have always been popular among the people looking for cars in compact segments such as sedan or hatchback. These diesel variants are comparatively less costly than the gasoline-run variants. So, We have enlisted some top fuel efficient car that is providing good mileage on both city roads and highways.
These models come with lesser kerb weight and smaller diesel engines, which makes it deliver better mileage against large vehicles such as SUVs and MUVs.

1. Tata Tiago

TATA TIAGO is the latest hatchback from Tata Motors. The moment when you drive it, you will get a different experience of comfort. Tiago is a fresh model of Tata Motors. It is a different type of car with a latest and refresh design. The interiors are well finished and powered by a new set of petrol and diesel engine.

First of all, we should watch the best thing about Tiago, and the best thing is that the design is sporty. The Tiago has a rounded and well-judged looks making it a delicious car to look at. The designer of this car has done a great job making it gleaming car without using many peaked and sharp elements in the design. Fueling the Tiago twins are a recently in-house created 3-chamber engines, the 1.2 Liter Revotron Petrol and the 1.05 Revotorq Diesel engine. The petrol is an under square motor which produces 84 bhp power and 114 Nm of torque. The company claims 27 kmpl mileage.

Tata Tiago INR 3.26 – 5.85 Lakh
Mileage 23.28 Kmpl (City)
27.28 Kmpl (Highway)

2. Honda  Amaze

Honda Amaze SX IDtec comes powered by a 1498cc, 1.5-litre diesel powered engine. It offers 6 body colors with a reasonable price tag. This car fits best for the Indian roads and goes fine with a daily commute.

Honda Amaze

INR 5.58 – 8.50 Lakh
Mileage 15.00 Kmpl (City)
17.8 Kmpl (Highway)

3. Maruti Suzuki DZIRE

Maruti Suzuki DZIRE

Maruti Suzuki DZIRE

The crowned prince of the Indian roads, Maruti Suzuki DZIRE has no competitor in the compact sedan segment. The fuel efficiency of 28.4 kmpl coupled with Maruti’s excellent after-sales network are reasons good enough for budget car lovers to one of such beauties. Under the hood, the great fuel efficiency is facilitated by a 78hp, 1.3-litre, DDiS diesel engine mated to a lightweight body, Some additional USP of this compact sedan from the Maruti family include pleasant styling, roomy cabin, and equipment list.

Maruti Suzuki Dzire

INR 6.56 Lakh


16.85 Kmpl (City)

25.6 Kmpl (Highway)

4. Honda City

Honda City

Honda City

Hailing from the from the land of the rising sun, this compact sedan has set industry standards over the years. This compact executive sedan is powered by 1.5-litre, i-DTEC diesel engine coupled with CVT transmission that enables a hassle-free and smooth driving experience in the packed city roads as well. The aluminum made engine has a fuel efficiency of 25.6 Kmpl and fuel capacity of 40 liters. Price of the diesel Honda City ex-showroom, Delhi is Rs 10.99 lakh.

Honda City

INR 10.99 Lakh


16.85 Kmpl (City)

 25.6 Kmpl (Highway)

5. Maruti Ignis

One test drive and car enthusiasts would readily agree that the car does complete justice to its name. Good things come in small packages and Ignis is a perfect example of how to pack features, comfort and fuel efficiency in an unconventional crossover. It comes loaded with a wide range of customization options. The tall boy design coupled with 1.3-litre diesel extremely efficient comes at a starting price tag of Rs 6.32 lakh.

Maruti Ignis

INR 6.32 Lakh


17.7 Kmpl (City)

26.8kpl (ARAI Certified)

6. Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

Maruti Ciaz gets a 1.3-litre 16V DDiS diesel engine. The exterior gets an aerodynamic design, which makes it a good fuel-efficient car in this particular segment. Ciaz has a variety of features loaded inside the car i.e. in the interior with lots of pockets around the dashboard.

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

INR 7.83 – 11.62 Lakh


25.09 Kmpl (City)
28.09 Kmpl (Highway)

7. Maruti Suzuki Baleno

Maruti Suzuki Baleno offers a 1.3-litre 16V DDiS diesel engine that delivers amazing mileage in the hatchback segment. It comes with great features inside and out. It has also got adjustable leather seats that gives a luxury appeal to the car.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno INR 5.36 – 8.50 Lakh


 22.59 Kmpl (City)
27.39 Kmpl (Highway)

8. Mahindra KUV 100

KUV 100 comes powered by a 1.2-litre 12V mFALCON D75 engine that delivers great power boost and efficiency to the car. It features some latest features including power steering, low fuel warning notification, rear reading lamp, power steering, power windows, etc. It also gets an array of safety features such as ABS, EBD, central locking, engine immobilizer, and seat belt reminder.

Mahindra KUV 100

 INR 4.51 – 7.56 Lakh


22.25 Kmpl (City)
25.32 Kmpl (Highway)

9. Ford Figo


Ford Figo comes powered by a 1.5-litre 8V TDCI diesel engine that offers amazing power and torque. It gets Aston Martin inspired grille along with a curvy body design.

Ford Figo

INR 5.37 – 8.00 Lakh


22.4 Kmpl (City)
25.83 Kmpl (Highway)

10. Ford Figo Aspire

Ford Figo Aspire comes with a 8V TDCI Diesel Engine which delivers a maximum power output of 99 bhp and a peak torque of 2015 Nm. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual transmission gearbox.

Ford Figo Aspire

INR 5.58 – 8.54 Lakh


22.4 Kmpl (City)
25.83 Kmpl (Highway)