Our report on the best cars under 5 lakhs takes you through the details of as many as 6 cars you can buy for less than 5 lakh rupees.
We have given out complete information on the price, specifications, features, mileage, and other important details on the cheapest cars in India. We are hopeful that this post will help you with your new car purchase. The entry-level segment of India’s car market still contributes to the major chunk of cars sales every month. If you are in the market to buy a new car for below Rs 5 lakh, chances are you’ll get confused between the sheer number of choices that are available. Almost every major car manufacturer has a presence in this segment. Also, almost all the cars on sale below 5 lakh rupees offer similar specifications and features. Luckily, there is still enough to differentiate between these models. Hence, we have tried to give you details on the 6 best cars below 5 lakhs. We have compiled all the important details on the top 6 cars in India below 5 lakhs to help you make the correct choice. Read on to find out full details on these budget cars.
Best Cars Under 5 Lakhs – Price, Specifications, Mileage
With this, we get started with our list of top cars below 5 lakh rupees in India. As we’ve been saying, this list comprises of a total of six cars. What’s surprising is that this list isn’t limited to just budget-bargain hatchbacks. 5 lakh rupees are actually enough to purchase a sedan or even an SUV! Not convinced? Please read on for full details on each of these cars in our list of best cars below 5 lakh rupees.
Best Cars Under 5 lakhs: Renault Kwid 1.0
|Price||Rs 3.83 – 4.49 Lakh|
|Specs||1.0-litre, 67 BHP, 91 Nm|
|Mileage (ARAI)||23.01 KMPL|
The first car in our list of best cars below 5 lakhs in India is the rugged looking Renault Kwid 1.0. The 1.0 suffix is to denote the bigger engine this car has as compared to the cheaper 800cc variant. The Kwid is also the only car in this list that belongs to the A-segment of our car market. The Kwid 1.0 rivals the K10 variant of the very popular Maruti Alto. It offers a very SUVish design, a sufficiently powerful engine with a high mileage, decent cabin space and a huge boot. It even comes with a touchscreen audio system if you opt for the top trim. And let’s not forget that the high ground clearance is a major boon on the poor roads many of our cities have on offer.
Best Cars Under 5 lakhs: Tata Tiago
|Price||Rs 4.47 – 4.99 Lakh|
|Specs||Petrol – 1.2-litre, 84 BHP, 114 Nm|
Diesel – 1.5-litre, 69 BHP, 140 Nm
|Mileage (ARAI)||Petrol – 23.84 KMPL|
Diesel – 27.28 KMPL
The next car in our list of top cars below 5 lakhs is the Tata Tiago. The Tiago is also the best small hatchback we’ve seen from Tata Motors so far. It comes with an airy interior, attractive looks, offers high mileage, and comes at an attractive price point. The Tiago is easily one of the best cars on our list here. The Tiago is not only available with petrol and diesel engines but also with a 5-speed manual transmission and an AMT. You can easily buy a mid-level trim of either the petrol or the diesel version of this small hatchback.
Best Cars Under 5 lakhs: Maruti Suzuki Ignis Petrol
|Price||Rs 4.56 Lakh|
|Specs||1.2-litre, 82 BHP, 113 Nm|
|Mileage (ARAI)||20.89 KMPL|
You can buy a base petrol model of the Maruti Suzuki Ignis for less than Rs 5 lakh. The Ignis is a compact crossover that tries to bring the best of hatchbacks and small SUVs together. To this effect, it has a very SUVish design that makes it look rugged enough. However, you get the same fuel-efficient engines that power the Swift and the Baleno. The base trim won’t get you features like the excellent Smartplay touchscreen infotainment system but you do get all the essentials like AC, power steering, power windows, and central locking. What’s even better is that you get ABS and dual front airbags.
Best Cars Under 5 lakhs: New Maruti Suzuki Swift Petrol
|Price||Rs 4.99 Lakh|
|Specifications||1.2-litre, 83.11 BHP, 115 Nm|
|Mileage (ARAI)||22 kmpl|
Maruti Suzuki launched the new-generation Maruti Suzuki Swift in India in February this year. Since then, it has received over a lakh bookings for the new car. The Swift impresses with its funky styling, highly fuel-efficient engine, attractive pricing, and a more spacious interior. While the motors have been carried over from the previous generation, the new car offers a higher mileage due to the new lightweight platform. Also, both the petrol and diesel variants get AMT option. However, you can buy only the base model of the petrol-powered Swift for less than Rs 5 lakh. But in spite of being a base model, it offers essentials like AC, power steering, power windows, and central locking. What’s even better is that you get ABS and dual front airbags.
Top Cars Under 5 lakh rupees: Hyundai Grand i10 Petrol
|Price||Rs 4.59 Lakh|
|Specifications||1.2-litre, 82 BHP, 114Nm|
|Mileage (ARAI)||18.90 KMPL|
Even the very popular Hyundai Grand i10 makes it to our list best cars within 5 lakhs. You can buy the based model of the petrol-powered Grand i10 for less than 5 lakh rupees. The Grand i10 looks fresh enough, has a spacious cabin, enough features, peppy engine, decent fuel efficiency, and great ride comfort. You also benefit from the service quality and wide service network of the Hyundai Motor India Ltd.
Top Cars Under 5 lakh rupees: Tata Tigor Petrol
|Price||Rs 4.65 – 4.99 Lakh|
|Specs||1.2-litre, 84 BHP, 114 Nm|
|Mileage (ARAI)||20.30 KMPL|
Like we said, you can even get a sedan for less than Rs 5 lakh. Hence, the last car on our list of best cars within 5 lakhs is the Tata Tigor. The Tigor is basically a Tiago-based notchback that measures less than four-meters in length. However, it’s easily the most well-proportioned and attractive compact sedan we’ve seen so far. For Rs 5 lakh, you can buy the entry level trims of the petrol-powered Tigor sedan. Powering the petrol Tigor is a 1.2-litre petrol engine that produces a maximum power of 84 bhp along with a peak torque of 114 Nm. It even offers an ARAI-tested mileage of 20.30 kmpl. You also get a decent bootspace and enough features.
This brings us to the end of our list of 6 best cars under 5 lakhs. I hope our list on the top cars under Rs 5 lakh would help you purchase your next car. Watch this space for more such listicles on new and used cars in India. If you wish to sell your car, visit us at CARS24.