Petrol car sales spiked over the last few months due to the uncertainty over diesel car.This also benefited , Maruti India - known primarily for petrol cars , whose market share and growth this year was phenomenal.People are now more searching for powerful 1000-1200 cars in petrol version.Check out these small , affordable and powerful higher cc petrol cars in India.

1Maruti Suzuki Alto K10

Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 1L engine has 998cc displacement

The Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 1 Litre, three cylinder K-Next lightweight petrol engine has a displacement of 998 cc and generates a maximum power output of 68 PS at 6200 rpm and a peak torque of 90 Nm at 3500 rpm. The car sprints the 0 - 60 km/h in just 5.3 seconds. The Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 offers a mileage of 24.07 kmpl in both manual transmission and Auto Gear Shift.   



The ex-showroom price of the Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 begins from Rs 3,29,341lakh and goes up to Rs 4,15,012 lakh.

2 Renault Kwid 1.0 L

The Renault Kwid 1.0 L, as the name suggests, offers a displacement of 1000 cc and develops a peak power of 68 PS at 5500 rpm and a maximum torque of 91 Nm at 4250 rpm. The car returns an ARAI certified mileage of 23.01 km/litre. The engine is mated with a 5-speed manual transmission gearbox.     

The ex-showroom price of the Renault Kwid 1.0 L ranges from Rs 2.64 lakh to Rs 3.96 lakh.  

3 Datsun Go

Datsun Go was the cheapest 1200CC small car available in India

The Datsun GO 1.2 L petrol offers a displacement of 1198 cc and delivers a power output of 67 bhp and a peak torque of 104 Nm. The engine is linked to a 5-speed manual transmission gearbox. The car comes with an ARAI certified fuel economy of 20.63 kmpl.

The price of the Datsun GO starts at Rs 3.29 lakhs and goes up to Rs 4.20 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom, New Delhi.

4 Tata Tiago

The Tata Tiago 1.2 L, VCTi Revotron petrol engine offers a displacement of 1199 cc and produces a maximum power of 85 PS at 6000 rpm and a maximum torque of 114 Nm at 3500 rpm. The engine is linked to a five speed manual transmission gearbox. The Tata Tiago has an ARAI certified fuel economy of 23 kmpl.

The ex-showroom price of the Tata Tiago ranges from Rs 3.20 lakh to Rs 4.38 lakh.

5 Hyundai EON

The budget car eon also comes in Hyundai EON 1.0 L Kappa  engine with 1000cc

The Hyundai EON 1.0 L Kappa three cylinder petrol engine has a displacement of 998 cc and develops a power output of 68 bhp at 6200 rpm along with 94 Nm of peak torque at 3500 rpm. The engine is coupled to a five speed manual transmission gearbox. The Hyundai EON delivers a mileage of 20.3 kmpl.

The ex-showroom price of the Hyundai EON ranges from Rs 3.26 lakh to Rs 4.51 lakh.

6 Ford Figo

The Ford Figo 1.2 L Ti-VCT petrol engine offers a displacement of 1196 cc and delivers a maximum power of 88 PS at 6250 rpm and a maximum torque of 112 Nm at 4000 rpm. The engine is mated to a five speed manual transmission gearbox. The car has an ARAI certified fuel efficiency of 18.16 kmpl..Recently , we also saw a price drop of  Figo in August 2016 by Ford

The ex-showroom price of the Ford Figo starts at Rs 4.54 lakh. 

7 Hyundai Grand i10

Hyundai Grand i10 is also the 2nd best seller among small cars in India

The Hyundai Grand i10 1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT petrol engine offers a displacement of 1197 cc and develops a peak power of 82 bhp at 6000 rpm along with a peak torque of 114 Nm at 4000 rpm. The engine is linked to a five speed manual transmission gearbox. The car returns a fuel economy of 18.90 kmpl.

The ex-showroom price of the Hyundai Grand i10 begins from 4.9 lakh.