Affordable automatics: Top picks for the best cars under 10 lakhs in India
Delhi : The price range between three lakh and ten lakh rupees (ex-showroom), which is one of the largest segment market in the world for automobiles, sees the most sales. Most in demand are the entry-level, sub-compact, and compact models. A sizable portion of this segment's sales are made by newer consumers, who demand cars with improved driving comfort.
The transmission option of the cars is one of the crucial factors that has been influencing consumers' purchase decisions. Due to their superior driving comfort over vehicles with manual transmissions, especially on heavily travelled urban roads, automatic cars have recently seen an increase in demand.
You might find it easy to choose an affordable automatic car. The top five models are listed below.
The automaker's premium hatchback jackpot is the Maruti Suzuki Baleno. Competitors include the Tata Altroz, Honda Jazz, and Hyundai i20. The price of the Baleno, which is sold through the Nexa retail network, ranges from 6.14 lakh to 9.66 lakh (ex-showroom). The Baleno hatchback is available with a 1.2-liter petrol engine and either a manual or automatic gearbox. It provides mileage ranging from 19.56 to 23.87 km per litre.
Nissan Magnite's striking visual appeal and luxurious feel essentially changed the game for the Japanese automaker in India. Nissan Magnite, a compact SUV, is priced between 5.76 lakh and 10.15 lakh (ex-showroom), making it a competitor of brands like Tata Nexon and Kia Sonet. A 1.0-litre engine powers the 23 variants of the Nissan Magnite. A manual transmission and a CVT are also available for this SUV.
The newest sub-compact SUV from the domestic automaker, the Tata Punch, belongs to the micro-SUV category. The Tata Punch has a 1.2-liter gasoline engine that can be paired with either a manual or automatic transmission. The engine has a range of 18.82 to 18.97 km per litre. Prices for the Tata Punch SUV range between 5.64 lakh and 8.98 lakh (ex-showroom).
The Indian passenger car market for Tata Motors was completely turned around by the Tiago. The hatchback competes with rivals like the Maruti Suzuki Swift and offers a host of upscale features in addition to a stylish exterior. Tiago has a 1.2-liter Revotron petrol engine that can be paired with either a manual or automatic transmission. Prices for Tata Tiago gasoline range from 5.19 lakh to 7.64 lakh (ex-showroom).
Maruti Suzuki Swift
Since its introduction, the Maruti Suzuki Swift has been among the most well-liked vehicles in India. The design and features inside the car give it a premium appearance. The 1.2-liter petrol engine in the Maruti Suzuki Swift is paired with a manual or automatic gearbox and has a range of 23.2 to 23.76 km/l. Price range for the hatchback is between 5.90 lakh and 8.77 lakh (ex-showroom).