In India, the entry-level segment in which cars cost less than INR 5 lakh sells the largest number of cars. In recent times, we have seen manufacturers providing the maximum bang for your buck in this space. Hence, at the moment we have quite a lot of exciting cars which promise to act as the perfect vehicle for first-time car buyers in our country. However, due to recent inactivity in this segment, sales have now started to show a little bit of flack. So, which one out of the current options available in this segment be your first choice if you are looking to buy a car under 5 lakh? Here is a report to help you out. Read Along!
Best Cars Under 5 Lakhs – Full List with Details
Seen below is a list of cars that qualify as the top cars under Rs 5 lakh in India. This list comprises of six cars. Unlike you might have thought, this group of cars isn’t made up entirely of hatchbacks. You can actually get yourself a sedan or an SUV for less than 5 lakh rupees. Read on for full details on each of this car. Oh, and yes, there’s an optional AMT in case you’re looking for added convenience.
Best Cars Under 5 lakhs: Renault Kwid 1.0
|Price||Rs 3.83 – 4.49 Lakh|
|Specifications||1.0-litre, 67 BHP, 91 Nm|
The Renault Kwid is the least priced car in our list of top cars under Rs 5 lakh. Actually, it is the only car here that belongs to the A-segment. The reason we have included this over the very popular Maruti Suzuki Alto is simple – The Kwid offers all the attributes of a low-maintenance small car along with many traits of a small crossover. You get a really high ground clearance, a very large boot, a touchscreen navigation system and the 1.0-litre SCe engine is sufficiently powerful.
Best Cars Under 5 lakhs: Tata Tiago
|Price||Rs 4.47 – 4.99 Lakh|
The Tiago has to be among the most well-sorted cars from Tata. It offers a sufficiently airy cabin, a modern design, frugal engines, low maintenance cost at a very attractive price point. The Tiago is definitely one of the best cars under 5 lakhs in India and finds a well-deserved spot on this list. Even the Tiago is available with both a 5-speed manual and AMT. Rs 5 lakh can get you mid-level variants of both the Petrol- and Diesel-powered Tiago.
Best Cars Under 5 lakhs: Maruti Suzuki Ignis Petrol
|Price||Rs 4.56 Lakh|
|Specifications||1.2-litre, 82 BHP, 113 Nm|
You can buy yourself a base model of the petrol-powered Ignis for less than Rs 5 lakh. The Ignis is a really likeable compact crossover that offers all the features of a typical B-segment hatchback along with most of the attributes of a compact SUV. While the base model won’t get you bells and whistles like the SmartPlay touchscreen infotainment system, it will still have power windows, power steering, and most importantly, ABS and dual front airbags.
Best Cars Under 5 lakhs: Maruti Suzuki Swift Petrol
|Price||Rs 4.99-5.0 Lakh|
|Specifications||1.2-litre, 83.11 BHP, 115 Nm|
Maruti Suzuki has completely transformed the Swift in its 2018 avatar. It comes with an all-new styling, new interiors and with a host of new features onboard. Not only this, but the hatchback now feels a little more premium than the previous generation version. It comes with the existing 1.2-litre petrol and 1.3-litre diesel engines. Not only this, you get AMT gearbox on both the derivatives. Thanks to the lightweight chassis, the new Swift’s fuel efficiency has also gone up significantly. The petrol derivative promises to deliver 22 km/l.
Best Cars Under 5 lakhs: Hyundai Grand i10 Petrol
|Price||Rs 4.59 Lakh|
|Specifications||1.2-litre, 2 BHP, 114Nm|
The Hyundai Grand i10 is yet another brilliant car that just about manages to make it to our list of top cars under Rs 5 lakh. You can get the base petrol model for less than Rs 5 lakh. The Grand i10, which got a facelift a few months back, offers a good mix of performance, efficiency, cabin space, and ride comfort. Of course, the great service quality by Hyundai Motors India Ltd is another benefit.
Best Cars Under 5 lakhs: Tata Tigor Petrol
|Price||Rs 4.65 – 4.99 Lakh|
|Specifications||1.2-litre, 84 BHP, 114 Nm|
The Tigor is the only sedan in our list of top cars under Rs 5 lakh. This Tiago-based notchback is actually a sub-4-metre sedan. We still can’t get over that fantastic design, this one’s definitely the most attractive compact sedan we have ever seen. Rs 5 lakh can get you a base- and mid-level trim of the petrol Tigor. So, basically, you get a decent 1.2-litre petrol engine that offers good performance and sufficiently higher fuel mileage. You also get a spacious cabin, a very attractive design and a good ride quality. The Tigor is the easiest way to enter the sedan club.
So, what do you think of our list of best cars under 5 lakhs? Do you want us to include any other car in this list of top cars under Rs 5 lakh? If so, share your feedback through the comments section below. Also, stay tuned to Car Blog India for more such posts and the latest news on cars and motorcycles in India.
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