India is one of the largest markets for cars in the world, and the demand for affordable cars is always on the rise. With a budget of Rs 10 lakhs, you can find some amazing cars that offer great performance, features, and value for money. But it can get confusing due to the options available. So which one should you consider? Here are the top 5 cars under Rs 10 lakhs in India that you can consider buying.
Starting off with the Altroz, Tata's premium hatchback in this segment. The Altroz is the only hatchback in India with a 5-star crash test rating from GNCAP. The Altroz comes with a plethora of engine options like a 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol, a 1.2-litre turbo petrol and also a 1.5-litre diesel engine. In terms of features, the Altroz comes with a wireless charger, auto headlamps, cruise control, Harman sound system etc. The pricing of the Altroz starts from Rs 7.80 lakh (on-road, Mumbai).
Hyundai's newest SUV (or whatever you want to call it) seems to be a good proposition under Rs 10 lakhs. Being a Hyundai car, it comes with features like an electric sunroof, digital instrument cluster, 8.0-inch infotainment system, automatic climate control etc. In terms of specifications, it comes with a 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine capable of producing 81bhp and 113.8Nm of torque. Transmission options include a manual and an AMT gearbox. We also have a CNG option on the Exter. The pricing of the Exter starts from Rs 7.13 lakh and goes to Rs 12.78 lakh (on-road, Mumbai).
Cars under 10 lakhs - Tata Punch
Now going into cars which are categorised as SUVs. Starting off with the Punch. The Punch is the smallest SUV in the Indian market. Still, the Punch does 'punch' about its weight. With the BS6 update, Tata has refined the 1.2-litre naturally aspirated engine capable of producing 87bhp and 115Nm of torque. Transmission options include a 5-speed manual and an AMT gearbox. The pricing of the Tata Punch starts from Rs 7.12 lakh (on-road, Mumbai).
The Magnite is one of the most underrated cars in the Indian market. Nissan literally changed the game with its launch offering features like ambient lighting, a 360-degree camera, wireless charging, a JBL audio system, etc at affordable pricing. In terms of specifications, it comes with a 1.0-litre naturally aspirated and a 1.0-litre turbo petrol. Transmission options include a manual and a CVT gearbox. The pricing of the Magnite starts from Rs 7.38 lakh (on-road, Mumbai).
Cars under 10 lakhs - Honda Amaze
A sedan you can consider under Rs 10 lakhs is the Honda Amaze. Being a Honda, it's a no-nonsense product with great refinement and unmatched reliability. It sure lacks some features but comes with all the essential ones. In terms of the engine specifications, it comes with only a petrol engine option capable of producing 88bhp and 110Nm of torque. Transmission options include a manual and an automatic gearbox. The pricing of the Amaze starts from Rs 8.25 lakh (on-road, Mumbai).
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