Motor enthusiasts have always appreciated the styling and comfort that comes in with a sedan car. To address the rising demands for affordable sedan cars in India, automakers are on a spree to bring new feature loaded yet affordable sedan vehicles. Read on as we list down 5 cheapest sedans in India you can buy without burning a hole in your pocket:
|Price||Rs. 5.09 Lakhs – Rs. 6.28 Lakhs|
|Max. power||70 PS|
|Mileage||15.64 kmpl on Petrol/ 25 kmpl on Diesel|
|Transmission||5- Speed Manual|
Tata Motors India has always been a pioneering figure in setting benchmarks of success in the Autocar segment. Under the aegis of TATA group, Tata Motors launched the first generation model of Tata Indigo back in 2002. It was designed as a sedan version of already successful Tata Indica in India. The present Tata Indigo eCS is one of the cheapest sedans in India. It runs on a 1396cc engine which generates 70PS of maximum power at 4000RPM and a maximum torque of 180Nm at 1800-3000RPM. The front of the this Tata offering looks a bit outdated because of its boxy stance and structure. The prominent diamond chromed Tata grille is a stand-alone feature of this sedan. Other exterior features on the Indigo eCS include dual chamber headlamps, body side mouldings, chrome strip on the hood, body colour door handles & ORVMs and rear fog lamps.
Inside the cabin, the Tata Indigo eCS comes with premium dual tone interiors, fabric lined seats, octa instrument cluster, tachometer and 4-spoke steering wheel. In terms of safety, the Tata Indigo eCS comes with central locking, child safety lock, collapsible steering and keyless entry.
|Price||Rs. 4.85 Lakhs – Rs. 7.20 Lakhs|
|Engine||1199cc on Petrol/ 1047cc on Diesel|
|Max. power||85PS on Petrol/ 70PS on Diesel|
|Mileage||18 kmpl on Petrol/ 24 kmpl on Diesel|
|Fuel type||Petrol/ Diesel|
Next car on our list of ‘5 cheapest sedans in India’ is the Tata Tigor. Based on the Tiago structure, the Tigor is basically the same soul in a different body. Powered by a 1199cc BS-4 revotron 1.2L 3 cylinder with Multi Drive petrol engine which produces 85PS of maximum power at 6000RPM and produces a maximum torque of 114Nm at 3500RPM. The diesel variant engine is a 1047cc BS-4 revotorq 1.05L 3 cylinder with Multi Drive that generates 70PS of maximum power at 4000RPM and 140Nm of maximum torque at 1800-3000RPM. Both petrol/diesel variants come with a 35-litre fuel tank capacity, backed by 5-speed manual transmission. The Tata Tigor is a part of new design strategy by Tata Motors in India.
When admired from the front, one would notice the iconic Tata chrome grille with a striking chrome humanity line as Tata call it. Other than this, the back of the ‘Tigor’ is stylised to give it a unique design language. The smoked projector headlamps, high mounted rear stop lamp and 15-inch diamond cut alloy wheels on ‘Tigor’ give a very generation friendly makeover to the Tata Motors legacy in India. The interiors are stylised with the dual-tone finish, patterned seats with boulders and 24 intelligently designed storage spaces. The features and safety standards on Tata Tigor are also well taken care of with automatic climate control, adjustable driver seats, electrically adjustable ORVMs, charging point for rear passenger and ABS with EBD, central locking system and child lock.
|Price||Rs. 5.50 Lakhs – Rs. 7.74 Lakhs|
|Engine||1193cc on Petrol/ 1248cc on Diesel|
|Max. power||90PS on Petrol/ 75-90PS on Diesel|
|Mileage||16 kmpl on Petrol/ 20 kmpl on Diesel|
|Transmission||5-speed Manual/ AMT (Automatic)|
|Fuel type||Petrol/ Diesel|
The 3rd car on our list of ‘5 cheapest sedans in India’ is the Tata Zest. Another sedan from the Tata Motors portfolio with plethora of features and an eye-catching design. The Tata Zest comes in both petrol and diesel variant. The petrol variant is powered by an 1193 cc, 4-cylinder BS-4, Revotron 1.2T, turbocharged MPFi engine which generates 90PS of maximum power at 5000RPM and produces a maximum torque of 142 Nm at 1500-4000RPM. The diesel variant comes in 2 engine types, one is the 1248 cc quadrajet turbo charged engine which generates 75PS of maximum power at 4000RPM and a 1248 cc quadrajet turbocharged engine which generates 90PS of maximum power at 4000RPM.
In terms of external styling, the Tata Zest comes with projector headlamps, LED DRLs, signature Tata grille and signature LED tail lamps with wrap around looks. Interior features on Tata Zest include best in class fully automatic air conditioner and EPAS
(Electric power-assisted steering).
|Price||Rs. 5.46 Lakhs – Rs. 8.58 Lakhs|
|Max. power||75PS/ 83PS|
|Mileage||24 kmpl on Diesel/ 17 kmpl on Petrol|
|Transmission||5-Speed manual/ 4-speed Automatic|
|Fuel type||Petrol/ Diesel|
Hyundai Motors India is another competitive automaker present in the Indian market. One of the most promising offerings from Hyundai Motors India’s portfolio has made its way on our list of ‘5 cheapest sedans in India’. The Hyundai Xcent comes with 3 engine options and 2 fuel variants. The petrol variant engine powered by a 1197cc 1.2L Kappa Dual VTVT 5 Speed Manual which generates a total of 83PS power at 6000RPM. The diesel variant is powered by a 1186cc 4-DOOR 1.2L U II 5 Speed Manual Transmission engine which generates 75PS of maximum power at 4000RPM. The Hyundai Xcent also comes with an automatic transmission variant which is powered by a 1197cc 1.2L Kappa Dual VTVT 4 Speed engine which generates total power of about 83PS at 6000RPM.
The All-New XCENT makes a bold statement on the road while taking comfort and safety to a whole new level. The front appears sleek on this spacious looking sedan with cascade design grille, stylish halogen headlamps and alloy wheels.Interior of the Hyundai Xcent is feature loaded too with dual-tone upholstery, 17.64cm Audio Video with Smart Phone Navigation and mirror link, aesthetically designed instrument cluster with blue and white illumination. ABS with EBD are also provided in the top two variants.
|1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT 5-Speed Manual E||Solid||546,000|
|1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT 5-Speed Manual E||Metallic||549,612|
|1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT 5-Speed Manual E+||Solid||599,990|
|1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT 5-Speed Manual E+||Metallic||599,990|
|1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT 5-Speed Manual S||Solid||645,850|
|1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT 5-Speed Manual S||Metallic||649,462|
|1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT 5-Speed Manual SX||Solid||684,000|
|1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT 5-Speed Manual SX||Metallic||687,612|
|1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT 4-Speed Automatic S||Solid||725,850|
|1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT 4-Speed Automatic S||Metallic||729,462|
|1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT 5-Speed Manual SX (O)||Solid||760,800|
|1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT 5-Speed Manual SX (O)||Metallic||764,412|
|Price||Rs. 6.56 Lakhs – Rs. 8.43 Lakhs|
|Engine||1197cc on Petrol/ 1248 cc on Diesel|
|Max. power||61Kw on Petrol/ 55Kw on Diesel|
|Mileage||22kmpl on Petrol/ 28.40kmpl on Diesel|
|Transmission||5-speed MT/ AMT|
|Fuel type||Petrol/ Diesel|
Maruti enjoys the privilege of being the most price conscious and fuel economy friendly automobile manufacturer in India. With more than one lakh units sold across the country between January 2018 and may 2018, Maruti Dzire could easily be counted as one of the most desirable passenger segment vehicles in India. The Maruti Dzire is powered by a 1197cc petrol engine which generates a total of 61Kw maximum power at 6000RPM. The diesel variant is powered by 1248 cc engine which generates a total of 55Kw of power at 4000RPM. In terms of styling, Maruti Dzire has a very aerodynamic design with exterior features such as chrome accent front grille, side turns indicator ORVMs, body colour door handles, rear combination LED lamp and high mounted LED stop lamp.
Maruti has managed to keep a growing graph in its sales figures even after introducing various versions of the Maruti Dzire on the Indian subcontinent and is almost on a verge to become a cult mobility vehicle in the country. The interiors on the ‘Dzire’ are stylised to match the exterior stance with dual-tone upholstery, multi-information display, front dome lamp, outside temperature display and tachometer. The safety and other features on the Maruti Dzire includes Suzuki HEARTECT body, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX child seat anchorage, engine immobilizer and night/day adjustable IRVMs,
So this was our list of 5 cheapest sedans in India. Which one of these are you planning to buy?