Most Popular Petrol Cars in India – A brief list from AutoPortal.com
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Most Popular Petrol Cars in India A brief list from AutoPortal.com
Despite the fact that Indians are conscious about the running costs and the continuous increase in
petrol prices, petrol cars still have been loved and bought. While diesel cars are fast capturing the
passenger vehicles market, petrol cars are also selling in good numbers, thanks to their relatively
lower prices, high performance and longevity of the engine. Some of the most popular Petrol cars in
India are put forward in this feature.
Most of the cars from the Maruti stables fit into this category. Maruti Celerio, Swift, Swift Dzire, Alto
K10, Alto 800, Wagon R, Ertiga all are highly fuel efficient cars. Yet the most popular one of late
seem to be the Alto. A 3-cylinder, 0.8-litre, F8D-796cc engine which has the capacity to produce 48
PS of power and a peak torque of 69 NM rides the Alto 800. The engine is mated to a 5-speed
manual transmission gear box which delivers an outstanding mileage of 22.74 kmpl. Moreover Alto
800 is very affordable at just Rs 2.41-3.53 lakhs. The latest Alto K10 comes with an automated
transmission gear box and it becomes the cheapest automatic car in India at just Rs 3.8 lakhs. It is
powered by a 998cc, 3-cylinder petrol engine that produces 68 bhp of power and delivers nearly
20.2 kmpl mileage. Also check about Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Facelift .
i10, i20, Xcent, Eon and the new Creta are good petrol cars from Hyundai. The most popular one of
these is the Xcent at present. The 1.2-litre, four-cylinder Kappa engine with variable valve timing
generates 82 bhp and 114 Nm of power and torque respectively. Prices for the Xcent start at Rs 4.66
lakhs for the petrol powered base variant. Some of the segmental new features, good mileage and
affordable prices have given the Xcent an edge in the highly competitive car market.
One of the few cars in the market, which has maintained its sales and popularity over the years, is
the Honda City. The old petrol model runs on a 1.5-litre i-VTEC engine that generates maximum
power output of 119 PS and top torque of 145 Nm. A 6-speed manual transmission and a continuous
variable transmission are available on the petrol range. The petrol variants of City cost around Rs
7.53-9.73 lakhs. The latest iterations of its premium hatchback i20, known as Elite i20 is also getting
very popular these days.
Renault Duster is another popular petrol car around. The latest model gets a 1.2-litre TCe petrol
engine that is able to churn out 124 PS of maximum power and 204 Nm of peak torque, apart from
the existing 1.6-litre petrol engine. Priced between Rs 8-13 lakhs, it is a good value for money car
with great performance and advanced features.
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