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Best Cars Under 6 Lakhs in India

Best Cars Under 6 Lakhs in India – Price, Mileage, Specifications

Buying a car with a budget of ₹6 Lakhs would have been considered a fairytale about 10-15 years ago, but times have changed dramatically. Today, budget-friendly cars can be found in every segment of the Indian automobile industry. From sporty hatchbacks to compact SUVs, you can now get your hands on a car under ₹6 Lakhs with ease and from a plethora of available options. So, if you are looking for a new car and have a tight budget, here are some of the best cars you can choose from in 2024.

1. Renault Kwid

Renault Kwid
Renault Kwid

When it comes to low-budget cars, the Renault KWID has to be a contender for the best value-for-money vehicle on this list. The compact hatchback has only been getting better ever since it was first introduced in the country, and the latest version of the KWID stands out for all the right reasons. Renault offers the KWID with either a 0.8L or a 1.0L petrol engine which is capable of generating 54Ps of power and 72Nm of torque and 68Ps of power and 91Nm of torque, respectively. In the transmission department, the 0.8L petrol variant is available with only a 5-speed manual gearbox, whereas the 1.0L variant is available with either a 5-speed manual or a 5-speed automatic setup.

Ex-showroom price: ₹4.70 lakh onwards

Key Specifications

Maximum Power67 PS
Peak Torque91 Nm
Transmission5-speed Manual, AMT
Seating Capacity5
Engine1.0-litre three-cylinder naturally-aspirated
Fuel TypePetrol
MileageUp to 22.25 km/l
Body TypeHatchback

Key Features

  • 8-inch Touchscreen Infotainment System
  • Android Auto and Apple Carplay
  • Manual Air-conditioning
  • Keyless Entry
  • Driver and Front Passenger Airbag
  • Parking Sensors in the Rear
  • ABS With EBD

Check out our collection of Used Renault Kwid Cars in India

2. Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R
Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

Maruti Suzuki offers the Wagon R in three variants – all of which offer different specifications. Under the hood of the Wagon R sits a 1.0L 3-cylinder petrol engine that produces 68Ps of power and 90Nm of torque. There is also an option for a 1.2L petrol engine which generates 83Ps of power and 113Nm of torque. Mated to the engines are either a 5-speed manual or 5-speed automatic transmission systems. Lastly, the Wagon R can also be had in a CNG version which is powered by the same 1.0L petrol engine and pushes out 60Ps of power and 78Nm of torque.

Ex-showroom price: ₹5.53 Lakh onwards

Key Specifications

Maximum Power56 PS/89 PS
Peak Torque89 Nm/113 Nm
Transmission5-speed Manual and AMT
Seating Capacity5
Engine1.0-litre 3-cylinder/1.2-litre 4-cylinder
Fuel TypePetrol
MileageUp to 24.43 km/l
Body TypeHatchback

Key Features

  • 7-inch Touchscreen Infotainment System
  • Apple Carplay and Android Auto Connectivity
  • Keyless Entry
  • Power Windows
  • Manual Air-conditioning
  • Steering Mounted Controls
  • ABS With EBD
  • Dual Front Airbags
  • Rear Parking Sensors

Check out our collection of Used Maruti Wagon R 1.0 Cars in India

3. Tata Tiago

Tata Tiago
Tata Tiago

When Tata launched the Tiago, the Indian market immediately found it impressive. The car is now powered by a 1.2L petrol engine that generates 86Ps of power along with 113 Nm of torque and is available with a 5-speed manual or 5-speed automatic transmission system. The rear seats come with soft adjustable headrests that make long-distance travelling comfortable and non-stressful. The legroom and headroom are quite average, but the reclined seats allow taller passengers to sit comfortably.

Ex-showroom price: ₹5.53 Lakh onwards

Key Specifications

Maximum Power85 PS
Peak Torque95 Nm
Transmission5-speed Manual, AMT
Seating Capacity5
Engine1.2-litre, three-cylinder
Fuel TypePetrol
MileageUp to 20.09 km/l
Body TypeHatchback

Features

  • 7-inch Touchscreen Infotainment System
  • Android Auto and Apple Carplay Connectivity
  • Automatic Climate Control
  • 15-inch Alloy Wheels
  • 8-speaker Audio Setup From Harman
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defogger
  • Cooled Glovebox
  • Dual Front Airbags
  • Corner Stability Control
  • ABS With EBD
  • Rear Parking Sensors in the Rear

Check out our collection of Used Tata Tiago Cars in India

4. Maruti Suzuki Celerio

Maruti Suzuki Celerio
Maruti Suzuki Celerio

Maruti Suzuki is India’s biggest car manufacturer, and they are always looking to add to their collection of affordable yet powerful hatchbacks. This is where the Celerio fits in quite comfortably. Offering a compact design with a more-than-decent performance, the Celerio is a perfect choice for those looking for a small but powerful car. There are six variants of the Maruti Suzuki Celerio that range between ₹4.36 lakh to ₹5.53 lakh, and they all know how to perform. Under the hood of the Celerio sits a 1.0L 3-cylinder petrol engine that produces 68Ps of power and 90N m of torque. There is also an option for a 1.2L petrol engine which generates 83Ps of power and 113 Nm of torque. Mated to the engines are either a 5-speed manual or 5-speed automatic transmission systems. Lastly, the Celerio can also be bought in a CNG version which is powered by the same 1.0L petrol engine and pushes out 60Ps of power and 78 Nm of torque.

Ex-showroom price: ₹5.35 Lakh onwards

Key Specifications

Maximum Power56 PS/89 PS
Peak Torque89 Nm/113 Nm
Transmission5-speed Manual and AMT
Seating Capacity5
Engine1.0-litre 3-cylinder/1.2-litre 4-cylinder
Fuel TypePetrol
MileageUp to 24.97 km/l
Body TypeHatchback

Features

  • 14-inch Alloy Wheels
  • Adjustable Driver Seat
  • Automatic Air-conditioning
  • Keyless Entry
  • 7-inch Smartplay Studio Touchscreen Infotainment Unit
  • Apple Carplay and Android Auto
  • Fog Lights
  • ABS With EBD
  • Dual Front Airbags
  • Keyless Entry
  • Push Button Start
  • Rear Parking Sensors
  • Rear Camera

Check out our collection of Used Maruti Celerio Cars in India

5. Maruti Suzuki Ignis

Maruti Suzuki Ignis
Maruti Suzuki Ignis

Maruti Suzuki is definitely one of the biggest names in the automobile industry in India and continuously produces some of the best vehicles in the market. The Ignis is just one of their latest and most promising models that is capable of delivering an exceptional driving experience. The latest variant of the Ignis is powered by a 1.2L petrol engine that can generate 83Ps of power and 113 Nm of torque. Mated to the Ignis is either a 5-speed manual transmission or a 5-speed automatic gearbox. With quite a list of excellent specifications, the Ignis is definitely one of the best options in the budget segment.

Ex-showroom price: ₹5.55 Lakh onwards

Key Specifications

Maximum Power84 PS
Peak Torque112 Nm
Transmission5-speed Manual and AMT
Seating Capacity5
Engine1.2-litre, four-cylinder naturally-aspirated
Fuel TypePetrol
MileageUp to 20.89 km/l
Body TypeHatchback

Features

  • 7-inch Touchscreen Infotainment System
  • Android Auto and Apple Carplay
  • Suzuki Connect
  • Led Headlamps
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Rear Washer/wiper
  • LED DRLS
  • Automatic Climate Control
  • 15-inch Alloy Wheels
  • ABS With EBD
  • Dual Front Airbags
  • Isofix Child Seat Mounts
  • Rear Parking Sensors
  • Rear Parking Camera

Check out our collection of Used Maruti Ignis Cars in India

6. Maruti Suzuki S-Presso

Maruti Suzuki S-Presso
Maruti Suzuki S-Presso

Maruti Suzuki is one of the best-selling car manufacturers in India and they keep pushing the market to unimaginable limits. Today, the budget-friendly and compact S-Presso is one of the most popular cars on Indian roads. The car itself is extremely stylish to look at and is truly one of the most powerful options in the segment. The S-Presso is powered by a 1.0L petrol engine that is capable of generating up to 68Ps of power and 90 Nm of torque. In the transmission department, the S-Presso comes with either a 5-speed manual or a 5-speed automatic gearbox. Maruti has also released a CNG version of the S-Presso that is powered by the same 1.0L petrol engine but generates 59Ps of power and 78 Nm of torque and is only available with a 5-speed manual transmission system. With everything put together, the S-Presso is a no-nonsense budget car with excellent performance and high ground clearance.

Ex-showroom price: ₹4.25 Lakh onwards

Key Specifications

Maximum Power68 PS
Peak Torque90 Nm
Transmission5-speed manual and AMT
Seating Capacity5
Engine1.0-litre three-cylinder
Fuel TypePetrol
MileageUp to 21.4 km/l
Body TypeHatchback

Features

  • 7-inch Touchscreen Infotainment System
  • Central Locking
  • Steering-mounted Audio and Telephone Controls
  • Digital Instrument Cluster
  • Keyless Entry
  • Android Auto and Apple Carplay
  • Front Power Windows
  • Dual Front Airbags
  • ABS With EBD
  • Rear Parking Sensors

Check out our collection of Used Maruti S Presso Cars in India

7. Maruti Swift

Maruti Swift
Maruti Swift

When you think about Maruti Suzuki, Swift has to be one of the most iconic names that comes to mind. Ever since it was first announced, the Swift has been catching the eyes of interested buyers across the country. Now, the latest Swift is powered by a 1.2L DualJet petrol engine that is capable of generating up to 90Ps of power and 113 Nm of torque. The updated model sports a few changes to the look of the vehicle, which is an added bonus for anyone looking to invest in the Swift. Swift’s transmission department features a 5-speed manual or a 5-speed AMT gearbox.

Ex-showroom price: ₹6 Lakh onwards

Key Specifications

Maximum Power90 PS
Peak Torque113 Nm
Transmission5-speed manual and AMT
Seating Capacity5
Engine1.2-litre four-cylinder naturally-aspirated
Fuel TypePetrol
MileageUp to 22 km/l
Body TypeHatchback

Features

  • Automatic Climate Control
  • 7.0-inch Smartplay Studio Touchscreen Infotainment
  • 4.2-inch Colour Mid
  • Keyless Entry
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Led Headlights
  • Foglamps
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Power Windows
  • Steering-mounted Audio and Telephone Controls
  • Dual Front Airbags
  • Abs With Ebd
  • Isofix Child Seat Anchors
  • Rear Parking Sensors
  • Rear Parking Camera

Check out our collection of Used Maruti Swift Cars in India

8. Tata Punch

Tata Punch
Tata Punch

Known as a micro-SUV, the Tata Punch was launched in October 2021. It goes on to rival popular models like the Maruti Swift by offering a Tata Nexon-like design at a slightly lower price. The Punch is quite spacious and even offers a good ride quality. Other highlights include a strong build, good ergonomics and a sufficiently long features list. However, it shares its engine with the Tiago, which, along with the higher kerb weight, makes the car feel a bit underpowered. But it’s still a decent option if you’re someone who loves driving and needs a practical and safe SUV-style hatchback.

Ex-showroom price: ₹6 Lakh onwards

Key Specifications

Maximum Power86 PS
Peak Torque113 Nm
Transmission5-speed manual and AMT
Seating Capacity5
Engine1.2-litre, three-cylinder naturally-aspirated
Fuel TypePetrol
MileageUp to 18.8 km/l
Body TypeHatchback

Features

  • 16-inch Dual-tone Alloy Wheels
  • Seven-inch Infotainment System
  • Apple Carplay and Android Auto
  • Fog Lights
  • Led Tail Lights
  • 8-speaker Audio Setup From Harman
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defogger
  • Cooled Glovebox
  • Dual Front Airbags
  • ABS With EBD
  • Rear Parking Sensors
  • Rear Parking Camera

Check out our collection of Used Tata Punch Cars in India

9. Maruti Alto 800

Maruti Alto 800
Maruti Alto 800

If you are in the market for a budget-friendly car, the Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 is the best choice for you. If you are in the market for a budget-friendly car that performs impressively well, the Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 is the perfect choice for you!

As you can tell, the Alto 800 is one of the best, most affordable cars available in the Indian market. While small and compact, the Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 is powerful thanks to the 0.8L 3-cylinder petrol engine that is capable of generating 48 Ps of power and 69 Nm of torque. The car can also be bought with a CNG tank attached to the petrol engine which then produces 41Ps of power and 60 Nm of torque. In the transmission department, the Alto 800 comes with a 5-speed manual gearbox.

Ex-showroom price: ₹3.5 Lakh onwards

Key Specifications

Maximum Power48 PS
Peak Torque69 Nm
Transmission5-speed Manual
Seating Capacity5
Engine0.8-litre, three-cylinder, naturally-aspirated
Fuel TypePetrol
Mileage22.05 km/l
Body TypeHatchback

Features

  • 7-inch Touchscreen Infotainment System
  • Android Auto and Apple Carplay
  • Front Power Windows
  • ABS With EBD
  • Dual Front Airbags
  • Rear Parking Sensors
  • Halogen Headlamps
  • Wheel Covers

Check out our collection of Used Maruti Alto 800 Cars in India

10. Nissan Magnite

Nissan Magnite
Nissan Magnite

The Nissan Magnite is among the cheaper cars available in its segment but is definitely among the better sorted ones. It’s available with two engine options — a 1.0L Naturally-Aspirated petrol engine that is capable of generating 72Ps of power and 96 Nm of torque and a 1.0L turbo-petrol engine that produces 100Ps of power and 160 Nm of torque. The less powerful version has enabled Nissan to price the SUV at ₹6 lakh onwards, which even makes it quite easy to purchase. The Magnite is even quite fun to drive and offers a good balance between ride comfort and sporty handling. Plus, its cabin is quite spacious and can seat 5 occupants comfortably.

Ex-showroom price: ₹6 Lakh onwards

Key Specifications

Maximum Power72 PS, 100 PS
Peak Torque96 Nm, 160 Nm
Transmission5-speed MT, CVT
Seating Capacity5
Engine1.0-litre three-cylinder naturally-aspirated, 1.0-litre three-cylinder turbocharged
Fuel TypePetrol
MileageUp to 20 km/l
Body TypeSUV

Features

  • 8-inch Touchscreen Infotainment System
  • Android Auto and Apple Carplay
  • LED Headlamps and DRLS
  • 16-inch Dual-tone Alloy Wheels
  • Automatic Air-conditioning
  • Wireless Charging
  • Air Purifier
  • JBL Audio Setup
  • Ambient Lighting
  • Dual Front Airbags
  • Hill Launch Control
  • ABS With EBD
  • Electronic Stability Control

Check out our collection of Used Nissan Magnite Cars in India

List of Best Cars Under 6 Lakhs in India:

  1. Renault Kwid
  2. Tata Tiago
  3. Maruti Wagon R
  4. Maruti Celerio
  5. Maruti S-Presso
  6. Maruti Ignis
  7. Maruti Swift
  8. Tata Punch
  9. Maruti Alto 800
  10. Nissan Magnite

FAQS

1. Which are the best cars under 6 Lakh in India?

The best cars under 6 lakhs in India include Renault Kwid, Tata Tiago, Maruti WagonR, Maruti Celerio, Maruti S-Presso, Maruti Ignis, Maruti Swift, Tata Punch, Maruti Alto 800, and Nissan Magnite.

2. Which are the lowest priced cars under 6 Lakh in India?

The lowest priced cars under 6 Lakhs in India are Maruti Alto 800, Renault Kwid, and Maruti S-Presso.

3. Which are the most expensive cars under 6 Lakh in India?

The most expensive cars under 6 lakh in India are Maruti Swift, Tata Punch, and Nissan Magnite.

4. Which is the most fuel efficient car under 6 Lakh in India?

The most fuel efficient car under 6 lakhs in India is the Maruti Celerio.

5. Where can I find the best Cars under 6 lakh in India 2024?

Some of the best cars under 6 lakh in India 2024 can be found at Maruti Suzuki dealerships. These include the Alto, S-Presso, Ignis, Celerio, and Swift.