The Indian market is full of cars below the range of 5 lacs. There are various factors one considers before purchasing a model especially the resale value; the features it encompasses and several others. Here is a list of 10 cars that you can consider buying in India if you are looking for comfort and features within an affordable range:
Figo comes with the best build quality and many smart features. The car not only guarantees comfort to the passengers but with six airbags also ensures all-round protection. The car has outstanding looks, offers excellent control and stability and is provided with the option of 1.2-litre petrol engine and 1.5-litre diesel engine mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox.
This hatchback from Tata priced in the range of Rs 3.24 lakh to Rs 5.67 lakh is quite sturdy unlike other Tata models and offers a mileage of 23.84 km/l. Tiago is available in both diesel and petrol engine variants in the market and comes equipped with many smart yet handy features such as Turn-By-Turn Navigation app, ConnectNext Infotainment from Harman with 8 speakers and Juke-Car app making driving experience a breeze.
Maruti Suzuki Celerio
This is a good city car and comes with a sculpted youthful body, and its design has been given a unique name, i.e., CICO styling - ‘Curve in Curve Out’ styling. It is available in both diesel and petrol variants and is called one of the most fuel efficient cars in the Indian market as its diesel variant returns a mileage of 27.62 kmpl.
Renault Kwid titled Car of the Year in 2016 gained popularity because of the sporty SUV-like looks. It is provided with second-best ground clearance in its segment. The car is spacious, gets powered by an 800cc 3-cylinder petrol engine and is equipped with 5-speed manual gearbox. Its range of smart features like electric power steering, power assisted windows, one-touch lane change indicator further adds to the comfort of its users.
Hyundai Grand i10
The Grand i10 comes with a wide range of features like keyless entry, engine start/stop button, is easy to handle and features dual airbags safeguarding the occupants in case of frontal impact. Its chromed door handles gives a premium feel, while rear bumper reflector provides additional security. Available in both petrol and diesel variants, it offers manual gearbox as standard with an optional 4-speed auto unit for the petrol trim.
Maruti Alto 800
Another impressive model by Maruti Suzuki available in two variants: Petrol and CNG. The petrol trim offers a mileage of 24.7km/l, whereas, CNG variant offers 33.44km/kg. It is a universal favourite thanks to its designer seats, ergonomically designed rear headrests and spacious interiors. Remote Keyless Entry, lively integrated stereo, power windows, rear door child lock are just a few other notable features you get to use in the new model.
With a modern high-tech style design, bright, modern interiors and best in segment features the Hyundai Eon easily competes with Maruti Alto 800 and ranks after the i10 in performance. It comes with a 215l trunk capacity, climate control system; metallic inside door handles and is one of the best-looking hatchbacks in the country equipped with a 1.0L Kappa engine.
Alto K10 boasts a lightweight yet powerful 1Litre K-Next engine and can easily accelerate from 0-60 km/h in just 5.3 seconds. Available in two different variants, i.e., Petrol and CNG, the new Alto K10 offers the best-in-class mileage both in manual as well as Auto Gear Shift. The car is available for purchase in 5 colour variants namely Tango Orange, Granite Grey, Fire Brick Red, Silky Silver and Superior White.
The new WagonR is way better than the previous variant in terms of design, features, etc. while its performance is hard to match for the price you pay for this car. The new model provides a smooth pickup and drive as it comes integrated with Intelligent Gas Port Injection Technology. Available in Petrol, CNG and Petrol with AGS variants, the car ensures that every ride becomes a memory in itself without compromising on the safety of the occupants.
Maruti Suzuki Swift
Maruti Suzuki Swift comes with an athletic yet elegant design, infested with features such as push start button, instrument panel with multi-information display, etc. Its advanced K12 petrol engine and award winning DDiS diesel engine offer a mileage of 20.4 km/l and 25.2 km/l respectively. The model is available in 5 colour variants and includes dual SRS airbags along with new-gen ABS with a motor speed regulation system.
These were some of the car models priced below INR 5 Lakh. Pick one that you find spacious enough for your family, matches your need and fits your budget.