Do you have plans to buy your first car or looking for a second small car for your family? The Indian small car market is full of options and are they are quite restrictive as far as budgets are concerned. From hot favorites like the Renault Kwid to value for money choices like the Ford Figo, buyers now have great options for cars in India below 5 lakh to choose from. We have already written about best cars in India under the Rs 10 lakh category. If you are looking for something spacious, frugal and easy to live with, these are our best picks for cars priced under ₹ 5 lakh.
Top 5 cars under 5 lakhs
Price: ₹ 4.53 lakh to ₹ 7.27 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
One can easily say that the Ford Figo is one of best value-for-money hatchbacks in India at this price range. Smart comfort features, great built quality combined with class leading safety features – makes the Ford Figo worth being at the number one spot in this list. It is probably one of the most stylish looking hatchbacks with the Aston Martin like front grille, alloy wheels, stylish headlamps and more. The hatchback from Ford also comes with smart offerings like – Ford in-car connective system SYNC with AppLink, My Ford Dock and Ford MyKey. It also gets dual airbags as standard and six airbags in the top of the trim variant. The Figo also offers multiple powertrain options -the 1.2-litre petrol and a 1.5-litre diesel engine that comes with a 5-speed manual gearbox as standard. The Figo also comes with a more powerful 1.5-litre petrol engine that comes mated to a dual clutch transmission automatic unit.
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2) Tata Tiago
Price: ₹ 3.20 lakh to ₹ 5.67 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Tata came out with a beautiful hatchback in the form of Tiago. And yes, it is worth mentioning that the hatchback doesn’t remind one of the Indica and it is a product one will admire a lot. As compared to other hatchbacks from Tata Motors, the Tiago comes with great built quality, along with nice fit and finish. Tata is offering the Tiago in both petrol and diesel engine options which are considerably powerful – the tried and tested 1.2-litre Revotron and the all-new 1.05 litre Revotorq diesel motor. There are various other convenient and smart options as well like – Smartphone enabled Turn-By-Turn Navigation app and Juke-Car app, Multi-drive mode (City & Eco) and 22 intelligently designed utility spaces among others.
3) Maruti Suzuki Celerio
Price: ₹ 4.03 lakh to ₹ 5.11 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
The Celerio was the first vehicle in its segment to come with an automated manual transmission (AMT) unit and that is went on to become it’s biggest USP. The Maruti Suzuki Celerio is a great city car and comes with a decent built quality. It is easy to maintain and comes in both diesel and petrol engine options. Additionally, the Celerio is one of the most fuel-efficient cars in the segment with the diesel variant returning a mileage of 27.62 kmpl. The petrol variant is powered by Maruti’s tried and tested 1.0-litre K10 engine. Whereas the diesel version gets the new light-weight 800cc DDiS engine. Both the engines come with a 5-speed manual gearbox, but the petrol trim also gets the option of the AMT unit.
4) Renault Kwid
Price: ₹ 2.64 lakh to ₹ 3.95 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
The Renault Kwid is the most popular car in its segment. The Kwid comes with sporty stylish exterior profile, SUV-like proportions and the second-best ground clearance in its class. The car also comes with one of the most spacious cabin in the entry-level segment as well as smart features like – digital instrument cluster, a touchscreen infotainment system, great fit and finish and more. Renault also recently launched the 1.0-litre version of the Kwid, which gives the rivals the Maruti Alto 800 and Alto K10 a run for their money. The Kwid also comes eqquiped by an 800cc, 3-cylinder petrol engine along with the 1.0-litre motor, both of which come with a 5-speed manual gearbox as standard. Additionally, Renault has also claimed that it will launch the AMT version this festive season, which gives the Kwid an edge over its rivals.
5) Hyundai Grand i10
Price: ₹ 4.91 lakh to ₹ 7.02 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
The Hyundai Grand i10 is the oldest among all these cars but still an equally compelling product. The Grand i10 is very compact from outside and spacious from inside. It comes with a host of smart features like parking sensors , key-less entry with engine start/stop button and gives superior ride quality and handling. Hyundai also offers the car with optional safety features like ABS and dual airbags. The car is equipped with Hyundai’s tried and tested 1.2-litre Kaapa petrol engine and a 1.1-litre CRDi diesel engine as well. The engines come with a 5-speed manual gearbox along with an optional 4-speed automatic unit for the petrol trim.
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