The largest segment to buy cars in India is Indian Middle Class and they want best of both worlds: A car which is affordable but has all the premium features. In this article, I will discuss 5 best cars in India under 5 lakh as highest selling cars in India are under 5 lakh and most of the time, people are confused how to narrow down their car buying list.
Out of these 5, You can consider any one of them as all are equally good and are the golden pillars of Indian Automobiles market.
Hyundai Grand i10
Hyundai i10 has enjoyed a cult of its own. Over the years, it has been one of best and top selling cars in India and even today, it has a huge fan following. The best thing about Grand i10 is it offers great cuts to give a sporty look even after being inside 5 lakh rupee segment. The base model of this car offers anti-theft system, driver airbag, two-tone interior design, front power windows, and much more. This car has the top torque of 113 NM and 4000 RPMwhile it has a great fuel mileage of 19 km/l. If you are planning on buying a new car, Grand i10 is worth a test ride.
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Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 / 800
Its one of most compact Indian cars and even has a very low price bag too (as compared to other cars). Alto’s starting price is 2.51 lakh while its highest price variant is 3.8 lakh (which comes with company fitted CNG). Alto offers great looks and great city driving. This case has a torque of 69 and top model has all the premium features like Front power windows, power steering, driver airbag, dual trip meter and remote trunk opener. Consider this car if you are looking for a compact city car which is not too heavy on the pocket.
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Maruti Suzuki Swift
This car is often called as greatest Indian hatchback. First time in India, Swift was launched in 2005 but even today after 13 years, its sales have not dropped at all. This car has seen success which only Maruti 800 has enjoyed in India and Swift is often called as pre-version of Baleno. Only the base version of swift falls inside 5 lakh segment but its base model – LXI not only has one of best looks in this segment but also has features like front airbags, ABS – anti-lock braking system, EBD – electronic brakeforce distribution, Anti-theft system and LED information display screen. This car has the top torque of 113 NM and has a price tag of 4.99 lakh
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Maruti Suzuki Nexa Ignis
Called small Baleno, IGNIS is the successor of Maruti RITZ. It has exciting colors, great looks, and great torque. IGNIS is a must buy if you are looking for a youthful car, even though only its sigma (base model) falls under 5 lakh segment. Being a NEXA car, it has premium hatchback features like Front airbags, central locking, ABS, Anti-theft system, EBD. Nexa IGNIS Sigma Petrol costs 4.66 lakh and falls well under 5 lakh. IGNIS has a great fuel mileage of 21 km/l.
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Final car in this list is the strongest one. Tata Tiago is well built, offers a comfortable ride and has 13 out of its 22 variants under 5 lakh. It starts at a comfortable 3.26 lakh, while its best model under 5 lakh is at 4,84 lakh. The 4.84 lakh one offers features like Steering mounted audio controls, ABS, EBD and front airbags
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Do tell us in comments which car you liked the most out of these 5 champions.