As you might be already aware of, the SUV segments of the country have been growing at a never-seen-before pace. However, there is a pretty large lot of buyers that still love sedans for their status symbol and road handling characteristics. In line with this, if you’re one of those who wish to purchase a sufficiently affordable sedan, our list of best sedan cars in India 2018 should help you pick the vehicle of your liking.
The Maruti Dzire has been the largest selling car in the country and not without a reason. The Dzire is based on Swift and has similar traits but a bigger boot. It comes with a spacious cabin, frugal engines, good ride quality and low cost of maintenance. It’s alas easily available in the second-hand car market, with some of the examples given below. Plus, the 1.2-litre petrol motor has a peppy engine and is even highly frugal.
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In its second generation now, the Honda Amaze locks horns with the Maruti Dzire. The Amaze is based on the second-generation Brio and comes with a more premium cabin. While the Dzire comes with an AMT, the Amaze has a CVT, with both petrol and diesel engine options. Like the Dzire, it even comes with a 1.2-litre petrol engine that is both high on refinement and performance. As, as the car has been on sale for pretty long, which means it’s easily available in both new and used market.
Based on the Tiago, the Tigor is the country’s most affordable sub-4-metre sedan. It has a frugal 1.2-litre petrol engine and impresses with its notchback styling. The Tigor isn’t selling too well and might not be easily available in the used car market. However, it is a pretty good option in case you are looking for a good-looking yet affordable model that is easy to purchase.
Maruti Ciaz is one of the most well-rounded cars in its segment. The C2-segment sedan offers a high passenger comfort, frugal engines, feature-laden cabin and handsome looks. The Ciaz also comes in many variants to suit the exact needs of the buyer as per his budget. These factors make it one of the best sedans around.
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Honda City has been one of the most successful brands in the Indian car market. In its fourth generation now, the City has been a well-rounded offering that provides the users with a spacious cabin, powerful engine options, decent looks and a high brand image. While it’s not as well-priced as models like the Maruti Ciaz and Hyundai Verna, it enjoys a high resale value, which can help you recover some of the higher initial investment. It is no longer as sporty as its predecessors, but it’s still a pretty good buy for new and used C2-segment sedan buyers.
The Hyundai Verna is one of the best options in the C2-segment, which has been so far dominated mostly by the Maruti Ciaz. The Verna comes with a long list of features, powerful engine options, a good mix handling and ride quality and sufficiently easy maintenance.
A Honda City and Maruti Ciaz-rivalling sedan, the Toyota Yaris is yet to taste success in the Indian market. However, one shouldn’t ignore that the Yaris comes with many best-in-class safety features, a refined petrol engine and CVT automatic option even for the base variant.
Like the Polo, the Vento has been on sale in the country for a long while now and you can easily get examples of this well-built Honda City rival in the used car market. The Vento offers a fairly spacious cabin, a decent ride quality, some powerful engine options and even great high-speed stability. The Vento is definitely among the most upmarket cars on sale in its segment.
The next car on our list is the compact sedan version of the Ford Figo. Dubbed Aspire, the sub-4-metre sedan comes with a range of petrol and diesel engine options It rivals the likes of Maruti Dzire and Honda Amaze and looks quite trendy, too. It also handles pretty well, and also offers decent petrol engine options.
In its third generation now, the Skoda Octavia is one of the highest-selling sedan cars in the D1-segment. It comes with a pretty luxurious cabin that has a lot of creature-comforts, powerful engine options, and great ride and handling characteristics. It is also quite easy to find pretty well-maintained examples of the Octavia in the used car market.
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