A car with an automatic transmission can make driving in start-stop traffic a little less excruciating. Most cars on this list, barring one, are compact sedans which won’t offer much in terms of interior space compared to a hatch, but you still get the extra boot space and that little extra respect from your neighbour for owning a “badi gaadi”. Here’s our list of all the automatic sedan cars in India below 9 lakhs that are currently on sale.
Volkswagen‘s made for India compact sedan comes with an automatic transmission option in the form of a 7-speed DSG. However, the automatic is only available with the 1.5 L diesel engine. Petrol variants do not come with an automatic transmission option for now. Top of the line Volkswagen Ameo Highline Diesel automatic costs more than Rs. 9 lakh.
|Price||Rs. 8.57-9.39 lakh|
|Engine||1.5 L Diesel (110 PS & 250 Nm)|
|Transmission||7-speed DSG Automatic|
Also See – Volkswagen Ameo Review
Next on our list of Automatic Sedan Cars in India below 9 Lakhs is the Ford Aspire compact sedan. It features a 6-speed Dual Clutch transmission mated to a 1.5 L petrol engine. This petrol unit can be had with only the automatic gearbox. It produces 112 PS and 136 Nm making it the most powerful compact sedan on offer right now. It is available only in the top of the line Titanium trim.
|Price||Rs. 8.20 lakh|
|Engine||1.5 L Petrol (112 PS & 136 Nm)|
|Transmission||6-speed Dual Clutch Automatic|
Also See – Ford Aspire Review
One of the most popular cars on sale in India, the Swift Dzire, is the only one available with both petrol and diesel automatic variants. It has got decent space, healthy list of features, it delivers great mileage. The Maruti Suzuki badge ensures great aftersales support and service. While the petrol Dzire gets a 4-speed automatic transmission, the diesel variant features a 5-speed AMT.
Also See – 2018 Maruti Swift Dzire
Tata Zest is one of the most capable products among the Automatic Sedan Cars in India below 9 Lakhs right now. It manages to carry off the stubby-boot compact sedan look very well and is easily one of the better looking sub-4 meter sedans out there. The interiors are pleasing and the quality levels are impressive, something Tata has worked really hard on. Like the Dzire, the Zest also features a 5-speed AMT unit. Some of the features include LED daytime running lights, projector headlamps, touchscreen infotainment system, etc.
|Price||Rs. 7.75-8.60 lakh|
|Engine||1.3 L Diesel (89 BHP & 200 Nm)|
Also See – Tata Zest Review
The Hyundai Xcent is next on our list of Automatic Sedan Cars in India below 9 Lakhs. The Korean car maker has packed the car with features to make it feel more upmarket than its competition. Based on the Grand i10, the Xcent shares its front end and interiors with its hatchback sibling. You get a nicely laid out dash that is high on quality. The front end styling is identical to the Grand i10 and Hyundai has done a decent job of integrating the boot. The 4-speed automatic transmission, shared with the Verna, is available only with the petrol version.
|Price||Rs. 6.89 lakh|
|Engine||1.2 L Petrol (81 BHP & 114 Nm)|
Also See – Hyundai Xcent Facelift
The Honda Amaze is possibly the only compact sedan which has been way more successful than the hatchback it is based on. That is mainly due to the availability of a diesel engine option. The automatic gearbox equipped version, however, is only available with the petrol engine. Honda gave the Amaze a makeover in 2016 and also replaced the 5-speed automatic transmission with a CVT.
|Price||Rs. 7.38-8.38 lakh|
|Engine||1.2 L Petrol (89 BHP & 109 Nm)|
|Variants||S, S(O), VX|
Also See – Honda Amaze Review
Automatic Sedan Cars in India below 9 Lakhs
|Ford Aspire||Rs. 8.20 lakh|
|Volkswagen Ameo||Rs. 8.57-9.39 lakh|
|Honda Amaze||Rs. 7.38-8.38 lakh|
|Tata Zest||Rs. 7.75-8.60 lakh|
|Maruti Dzire||Rs. 6.87-8.58 lakh|
|Hyundai Xcent||Rs. 6.89 lakh|
Which of these automatic sedan cars in India below 9 lakhs would be your pick of the lot? Let us know in the comments section below.