You have shortlisted two hatches and a compact SUV. All three are good vehicles, and have some positives and negatives. The Maruti Swift comes with a 1.3-litre, 74bhp, 16V DDiS engine, Hyundai i20 Asta 1.4CRDi (diesel top) variant sports a 1.4-litre, 88.8bhp, 16V U2 engine and Ford ecosport has a 1.5-litre, 89.8bhp, DV5 engine. All three cars have refined engine, however, the compact SUV has better performance. Cost of Swift is lowest among three and has the advantage of most trusted brand value with largest service network in india. Ecosport costs you much higher than the two others, while i20 tops in the field of features. So, you have to decide a few things like- which kind of car you need and your priority among design, features, power and brand value. To see a detailed comparison of all the three cars, please visit the link below-
Hey, we would suggest you to go for the Endeavour 2.2 here as it is Cheaper, optional automatic and good for limited usage. Fortuner petrol indeed is a good option. However, The Endeavour diesel is cheaper to buy compared to the Fortuner petrol by nearly 2 lakh for the automatic Trend variant. Infact, the top-spec Endeavour 2.2 AT 4x2 is on par with the petrol Fortuner automatic also Fortuner is more expensive and would not deliver mileage as the Endeavor. Hence, Endeavor is a better deal here. Click here to check out the comparison.
Hey, if you drive for 50 kms in a day, we would suggest you to go for a diesel variant as your monthly running can be more than 1500 kms. The diesel variant though would be expensive to maintain and would cost you more than the petrol variant but you will be able to cover that cost while you drive it. Click here to check out our article on which fuel type you should go for.
It's difficult to calculate the amount of fuel for the last bar as it depends on the calibration of the fuel gauge and that could vary. There's no confirmed number to quote, and it's best to fill the tank to its full capacity as soon as fuel level drops to a quarter, as that will also help improve efficiency in a small way.