The Indian automobile market is changing and growing rapidly, and cars are getting increasingly modern and well-equipped. It is no wonder then that cars are one of the fastest growing segments in the automobile market in India. There were times when one has to make compromises in terms of styling, features or safety but today it is not the case. Even manufacturers have started to understand what today’s customers want.
This also means that getting a car within your budget has become much easier. In fact, companies have started manufacturing mostly those cars which are preferred by middle-class families. Here are some of the cars that you could buy on a limited budget:
Maruti Suzuki Swift
The new-gen Maruti Suzuki Swift went on sale in India on February 2018 and in June 2018 the carmaker had already sold over 1 Lakhs units of this model. The base model of this car starts from Rs 4.99 lakhs. This car is available in both Petrol and Diesel. This car features a refreshing exterior design, all different interior from the previous model and improved features, the new model of swift is truly a value-for-money car. The engine options for this car remains unchanged is 1.2-litre petrol and 1.3-litre diesel. The company has worked on the fuel efficiency of the car; the mileage of 22kmpl is for the petrol model and 28.4 kmpl for the diesel model.
Hyundai Grand i10 Facelifts
Hyundai Grand i10 Facelifts was launched in the starting of 2017 and got few revisions along with some updates as well. The Grand i10 was always well appointed when it came to features considering the top model has got parking camera, 1GB storage for music drive and so on.
The Facelift model has improved by offering 7-inch touch screen infotainment system, Android Auto, Apple car play, LED DRLs and a new 1.2- litre diesel engine which is moderately more powerful than the 1.1-litre unit that the old model had. The car has a spacious cabin and is super comfortable for daily driving. The car is available in both petrol and diesel as well. The efficiency of the engine is 19.77kmpl for petrol and for diesel it is 24.95kmpl respectively. The base model of the car starts from Rs. 4.74 lakh and the top model goes up till Rs. 7.50 lakh. If your budget lies under Rs. 8 lakhs then this car is definitely a good option for consideration
Tata Tiago was launched at the beginning of 2016 but is still a great option. The price range for this car is between Rs. 3.35 lakh and Rs. 6 lakh, and is considered the best value-for-money hatchback under the Rs. 8 lakh price point, offering styling compact design, good interior and also AMT option in the petrol version. In fact, the top end model for this car falls under Rs. 8 lakhs only, which offers alloy wheels. Premium fabric for interiors, multi-function steering wheel and many more features. The car comes with a set of efficient 1.2-litre petrol and 1.05 diesel engine. The average for the petrol variant is 23.84kmpl and for diesel one, it is 27.28kmpl. Tata Tiago is available in 22 variants and 7 colours. It has been one of the best-selling cars after its launch.
Maruti Suzuki Alto
The Alto has been the best-selling car of the country for 14 straight years (starting from 2004). This car is available in CNG and petrol. For CNG variant it is 31kmpl and for the petrol variant. This car is the perfect choice for those even you’re budget falls under Rs. 5 lakhs. Even its new model is coming at the end of this year. The price of this car ranges from Rs. 3.39 and goes up to Rs. 5 lakhs. This is the most budget-friendly car in India.