Best Sedan Cars in India in 2024

Rahul Jha
Rahul Jha

Updated on: 6th January, 2024 IST

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Best Sedan Cars in India in 2024

The perfect combination of elegance, comfort, and performance, sedan cars have etched their presence in the hearts of car enthusiasts worldwide. In India, the year 2024 showcases a remarkable lineup of these four-wheeled beauties, making it an ideal time to explore the best sedan cars in the country.

From the bustling streets of metropolitan cities to the tranquil highways, sedans continue to reign as a preferred choice for their exquisite charm and sophistication. Whether you seek top-selling favourites or premium options that exude luxury, India has an array of choices to cater to every discerning taste.

Join us on an exciting journey as we unveil the top-selling, best-looking, and premium sedans in India! 

ModelFuel TypeBody TypeMileageEx-showroom PriceUsed Car Price
Volkswagen VirtusPetrolSedan18.6 - 19.4 km/l₹13.37 lakh onwards₹11 lakh onwards
Tata TigorPetrol & CNGSedan19 km/l for petrol & 26.49 km/kg for CNG₹6.20 lakh onwards₹4.7 lakh onwards
Skoda Rapid TSIPetrolSedan18.97 km/l₹11.99 lakh onwards₹8.06 lakh onwards
Skoda Octavia(discontinued in India in April, 2023)PetrolSedan15.81 km/l₹27.35 lakh onwards₹5.71 lakh onwards
Hyundai VernaPetrolSedan20 km/l₹10.90 lakh onwards₹7 lakh onwards
Honda AmazePetrolSedan18.3 km/l₹6.99 lakh onwards₹4.43 lakh onwards
Maruti DzireDiesel, CNG, PetrolSedan28.4 km/l (Diesel), 24 km/l (Petrol), 31.5 km/kg (CNG)₹7.75 lakh onwards₹4.59 lakh onwards
Hyundai AURADiesel, Petrol, CNG Sedan20.5 km/l (Petrol), 25 km/l (Diesel), 27.49 km/l (CNG)₹7.24 lakh onwards₹6.41 lakh onwards
Honda CityPetrolSedan18.4 km/l₹11.49 lakh onwards₹8 onwards
Skoda SlaviaPetrolSedan19.47 km/l₹11.39 lakh onwards₹10 lakh onwards

1. Volkswagen Virtus

Volkswagen Virtus

The Volkswagen Virtus is a stylish and feature-packed sedan that offers a seamless driving experience. Its sleek and aerodynamic design is stylish and contributes to its fuel efficiency of up to 18.19 km/l. The Virtus' advanced infotainment system, equipped with a touchscreen display, offers seamless connectivity with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, allowing you to stay connected on the go.

The Virtus also comes with an impressive safety kit, rear parking sensors with a rearview camera, and multiple airbags. The Virtus is powered by a powerful and fuel-efficient 1.5L TSI EVO engine that produces 148 bhp and 250 Nm of torque. This engine is mated to a 7-speed DSG transmission, which provides smooth and responsive acceleration. The 1.5 Turbo Variant is particularly exciting to drive, with its sharp handling and exhilarating acceleration. It's the perfect car for those who want a sedan that's both fun and practical.

Ex-showroom Price (Delhi): ₹13.37-16.20 lakh

Key Specifications of Volkswagen Virtus:

Key SpecificationsDetails
Maximum Power114 bhp/150 bhp
Maximum Torque200 Nm/250 Nm
Transmission5-speed Manual, TC and 7-speed DSG
Seating Capacity5
Engine1.5L TSI EVO and 1.0L TSI
Fuel TypePetrol
Mileage18.19 km/l

Key Features of Volkswagen Virtus:

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Compatibility
Rear Parking Sensors with Camera
Dual Front Airbags
ABS with ESP (Electronic Stability Program)
Automatic Climate Control
LED Headlights with DRLs
Touchscreen Infotainment System

What’s Good:

  • Fuel-efficient engine
  • Smooth and responsive handling
  • Superb looks

What’s Not Good:

  • Lacks some of the features of its rivals

Check out our collection of used Volkswagen Virtus cars in India.

2. Tata Tigor

Tata Tigor

The Tata Tigor is among one of the best sedans that deliver remarkable performance without compromising on style. Powered by a 1.2L petrol engine, this car strikes a perfect balance between power and efficiency. Whether you choose petrol or CNG, the Tigor offers an impressive mileage of 19 km/l and 27 km/kg respectively. With a maximum power of 84 bhp and a maximum torque of 113 Nm, the Tigor ensures a responsive and enjoyable drive. 

You can opt for either the 5-speed manual or automatic transmission, providing a smooth and effortless driving experience. With a seating capacity of 5, the Tigor offers comfort and space for all occupants. Embrace affordability without compromising on style and performance with the Tata Tigor.

Ex-showroom Price (Delhi): ₹6.20 lakh onwards

Key Specifications of Tata Tigor:

Engine1.2L petrol
Mileage19 km/l (petrol), 27 km/kg (CNG)
Fuel typePetrol, CNG
Maximum Power 84 bhp, 72 bhp (CNG)
Maximum Torque 113 Nm, 95 Nm (CNG)
Transmission5-speed manual/automatic
Seating capacity5

Key Features of Tata Tigor:

2 airbags
ABS
Keyless Entry
Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
The 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system

What’s Good:

  • Ride and handling
  • Rear seat space
  • Boot space 

What’s Not Good:

  • Engine refinement 
  • Lacks some key features like head-up display, and wireless charging which is commonplace in a lot of sedans
  • AMT feels sluggish

Check out our collection of used Tata Tigor cars in India.

3. Skoda Rapid TSI

Skoda Rapid TSI

The Skoda Rapid TSI is a midsize sedan that offers an exquisite balance of performance and comfort. Under the hood, the Skoda Rapid TSI boasts a powerful 999cc petrol engine that delivers maximum power of 109 bhp @ 5,000 rpm and maximum torque of 175 Nm @ 1,750 rpm. And with a fuel efficiency of 18.97 km/l, this sedan is not only a high performer but also a fuel-efficient option that won't break the bank. The Rapid TSI comes with a manual transmission and has a seating capacity of five.

In terms of safety features, the Rapid TSI comes equipped with seat belt warnings, an anti-lock braking system, electronic brake-force distribution, brake assist, engine immobiliser, speed sensing door lock, and child safety lock. 

One of the most striking features of the Skoda Rapid is its sleek design which is a true representation of the modern-day sedan with its elegant lines, bold front grille, and sharp headlamps. The interior of the Rapid TSI is equally impressive, with a spacious cabin that is loaded with advanced features such as a touchscreen infotainment system, automatic climate control, and more. 

Ex-showroom Price (Delhi): ₹11.99 lakh onwards

Key Specifications of Skoda Rapid TSI:

Engine1.0L petrol
Mileage18.97 km/l
Fuel typePetrol
Maximum Power 109 bhp @ 5,000 rpm
Maximum Torque 175 Nm @ 1,750 rpm
Transmission5-speed manual/automatic
Seating capacity5

Key Features of Skoda Rapid TSI:

Child Safety Lock
Engine Immobiliser 
Anti-lock Braking System
Speed Sensing Door Lock
Electronic Brake-Force Distribution

What's Good:

  • Excellent Interiors
  • Strong safety rating
  • 4 airbags & good brakes

What's Not Good:

  • Poor after-sales support

Check out our collection of used Skoda Rapid cars in India.

4. Skoda Octavia

Skoda Octavia

Even though Skoda discontinued the Skoda Octavia in April 2023, it still continues to be one of the most sought after sedans in India. It is the perfect combination of luxury and technology and a true representation of the brand's commitment to quality and craftsmanship. With its sleek and stylish design, it's easy to see why this sedan has become such a popular choice among car enthusiasts. 

Under the hood, the Octavia is powered by a 1984cc petrol engine that produces a maximum power of 188 bhp at 4,180 rpm and a maximum torque of 320 Nm at 1,500 rpm. The car is equipped with an automatic transmission, providing seamless gear shifts for an effortless driving experience. The Octavia is also a fuel-efficient sedan, with a mileage of 15.81 km/l.

The Octavia comes with a range of safety features including child seat anchor points, seat belt warnings, middle rear three-point seatbelt, anti-lock braking system (ABS), electronic brake-force distribution (EBD), brake assist (BA), electronic stability program (ESP), traction control system (TC/TCS), and hill hold control.

Ex-showroom Price (Delhi): ₹27.35 lakh onwards

Key Specifications of Skoda Octavia:

Engine2.0L petrol
Mileage15.81 km/l
Fuel typePetrol
Maximum Power 188 bhp @ 4,180 rpm
Maximum Torque 320 Nm @ 1,500 rpm
Transmission5-speed manual/automatic
Seating capacity5

Key Features of Skoda Octavia:

Hill Hold Control
Child Seat Anchor Points
Traction Control System (TC/TCS)
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD)

What’s Good:

  • Spacious 600 Litre Boot space 
  • 5-star NCAP rating 

What's Not Good:

  • Lack of sunroof and ventilated seats
  • Lack of powertrain options

Check out our collection of used Skoda Octavia cars in India.

5. Hyundai Verna

Hyundai Verna

The Hyundai Verna comes in two engine options that include a 1.5-litre NA petrol engine and a 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engine generating 113 bhp and 158 bhp, respectively. The Verna provides a seamless gear-shifting experience with transmission options like the six-speed manual, dynamic IVT, and exhilarating seven-speed DCT. Its captivating design features split headlamps, a stylish front grille, LED light bars, dual-tone alloy wheels, and sleek LED tail lights. 

Step inside to discover a luxurious interior with an electric sunroof, heated and ventilated front seats, a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, automatic climate control, and an eight-speaker Bose sound system. With its elegant design and refined features, the Verna promises a delightful driving experience.

Ex-showroom Price (Delhi): ₹10.90 lakh onwards

Key Specifications of Hyundai Verna:

Engine1.5-litre NA petrol engine and 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engine
Mileage15.81 km/l
Fuel typePetrol
Maximum Power Turbo-petrol: 158 bhp; NA petrol: 113 bhp
Maximum Torque Turbo-petrol: 253 Nm; NA petrol: 144 Nm
Transmission6-speed manual, IVT, and 7-speed DCT
Seating capacity5

Key Features of Hyundai Verna:

Ventilated & heated front seats
Speed-sensing auto door lock
Impact-sensing auto door unlock
Front, side thorax and curtain airbags
ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems)

What’s Good:

  • Good visibility on the road and large dimensions
  • The turbo petrol engine is both powerful and efficient

What's Not Good:

  • The base model is missing crucial safety features
  • CVT is not available with lower variants

Check out our collection of used Hyundai Verna cars in India.

6. Honda Amaze

Honda Amaze

The Honda Amaze is a highly sought-after sedan that is imbued with a sporty look and houses a robust engine and is available at an affordable price range. The car is powered by a powerful engine, which offers exceptional performance.

The Honda Amaze is also loaded with an array of features that provide drivers with a comfortable and entertaining ride. The car boasts sophisticated Apple CarPlay connectivity, and a touchscreen infotainment system, among other advanced features. Moreover, it is equipped with an anti-lock braking system (ABS), electronic brake force distribution (EBD), and other safety features that make for a smooth and safe ride.

It has an impressive fuel economy, with a mileage of 18.3 km/l, making it an excellent cost-effective and fuel-efficient vehicle. The Honda Amaze has spacious seating for up to five people. Overall, the Amaze is a marvel of automotive engineering and design, with its impressive features, stunning appearance, and superior performance. It is indeed a car that is hard to resist for anyone looking for an exciting and practical driving experience.

Ex-showroom Price (Delhi): ₹6.99 lakh onwards

Key Specifications of Honda Amaze:

Engine1,199 cc
Mileage18.3 km/l
Fuel typePetrol
Maximum Power 88.50 bhp @ 6,000 rpm
Maximum Torque 110 Nm @ 4,800 rpm
Transmission5-speed manual/automatic
Seating capacity5

Key Features of Honda Amaze:

ABS
Power Windows Front
Driver and passenger airbags
Automatic Climate Control
Anti-Lock Braking System

What’s Good: 

  • Comfortable ride quality
  • Spacious rear seats

What’s Not Good:

  • Lacks adjustable rear headrests

Check out our collection of used Honda Amaze cars in India.

7. Maruti Dzire

Maruti Dzire

The Maruti Dzire is one of the best sedan cars that is available in petrol, diesel, and CNG variants. The petrol variant is powered by a 1.2L engine that produces 89 bhp and 113 Nm of torque, while the diesel variant is powered by a 1.3L engine that produces 74 bhp and 190 Nm of torque. The Dzire is available in both manual and automatic transmission options, making it a great choice for both city and highway driving for groups of up to 5 people.

The Dzire comes loaded with features like wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, ABS and EBD, AC with automatic climate control, rear AC vents, and a 7-inch touchscreen. The Dzire has a mileage of 24 km/l (Petrol), 28.4 km/l (Diesel), and 31.5 km/kg (CNG), making it an economical option for long drives or city commutes.

Ex-showroom Price (Delhi): ₹7.45 lakh onwards

Key Specifications of Maruti Dzire:

Key SpecificationsDetails
Maximum Power74 bhp (Diesel), 89 bhp (Petrol)
Maximum Torque190 Nm (Diesel), 113 Nm (Petrol)
Engine/Battery Pack1.3L (Diesel), 1.2L (Petrol)
Fuel TypeDiesel, CNG, Petrol
Transmission5-speed Manual and Automatic
Mileage/ Driving Range28.4 km/l (Diesel), 24 km/l (Petrol), 31.5 km/kg (CNG)
Body TypeSedan

Key Features of Maruti Dzire:

Key Features
Alloy wheels
Power steering
Anti-lock braking system
Automatic climate control
The 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system 

What's Good:

  • Smooth and refined engine
  • Good ride quality

What's Not Good:

  • Overpriced compared to rivals
  • Mediocre build quality

Check out our collection of used Maruti Dzire cars in India.

8. Hyundai AURA

Hyundai AURA

The Hyundai AURA is a subcompact sedan that was launched in India in 2020. It is based on the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios hatchback and is available in petrol, diesel, and CNG variants. The petrol variant is powered by a 1.2L engine that produces 83 bhp and 114 Nm of torque, while the diesel variant is powered by a 1.2L engine that produces 75 bhp and 115 Nm of torque. 

The CNG variant is powered by a 1.2L engine that produces 69 bhp and 95 Nm of torque. The AURA is available in both manual and automatic transmission options. The Hyundai AURA is a good value-for-money car that offers a spacious and comfortable interior, good fuel economy, and a long list of features. If you are looking for a practical and affordable sedan that fits the bill, the AURA is a good option.

Ex-showroom Price (Delhi): ₹7.24 lakh onwards

Key Specifications of Hyundai AURA:

Key SpecificationsDetails
Maximum Power83 bhp (Petrol), 75 bhp (Diesel), 69 bhp (CNG)
Maximum Torque114 Nm (Petrol), 115 Nm (Diesel), 95 Nm (CNG)
Engine/Battery Pack1.2L naturally-aspirated four-cylinder Petrol, 1.2L turbocharged four-cylinder engine Diesel, 1.2L turbocharged four-cylinder CNG
Fuel TypeDiesel, Petrol, CNG
Transmission5-speed manual, 4-speed Automatic
Mileage/ Driving Range20.5 km/l (Petrol), 25 km/l (Diesel), 27.49 km/l (CNG)
Body TypeSedan

Key Features of Hyundai AURA:

Key Features
Rear parking sensors
Anti-lock Braking System
Automatic Climate Control
BlueLink-connected car technology
The 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system

What's Good:

  • Spacious and comfortable interior
  • Responsive and efficient engines
  • Well-equipped infotainment system

What's Not Good:

  • Mediocre build quality
  • Lacklustre handling
  • Not as stylish as some other cars in this segment

Check out our collection of used Hyundai AURA cars in India.

9. Honda City

Honda City

The Honda City combines elegance and performance in a charismatic package. With a 1,498 cc Petrol engine, it delivers linear power and offers the choice between manual and automatic transmissions for seamless control and convenience. With a mileage range of 17.8 km/l to 18.4 km/l, efficiency is a key feature of the Honda City. Inside the five-seater cabin, four cylinders breathe life into every drive. 

With dimensions of 4,583 mm in length and 1,748 mm in width, the City exudes elegance, while a stable wheelbase of 2,600 mm ensures a refined and stable ride. The Honda City 5th Gen is powered by a spirited 4-cylinder 1,498 cc i-VTEC engine generating 119.35 bhp @ 6,600 rpm. You can easily fuel your adventures with a generous 40-litre fuel tank capacity and be empowered to explore new horizons.

Ex-showroom Price (Delhi): ₹11.39 lakh onwards

Key Specifications of Honda City:

Key SpecificationsDetails
Maximum Power119.35 bhp @ 6,600 rpm
Maximum Torque145 Nm @ 4,300 rpm
Transmission6-speed Manual and Automatic
Seating Capacity5
Engine1.5L i-VTEC Petrol
Fuel TypePetrol
Mileage18.4 km/l

Key Features of Honda City:

LED DRLs and tail lamps
Tilt and telescopic steering
Height-adjustable driver seat
Halogen projector headlamps
Keyless entry with push-button start/stop
TPMS (Tyre Pressure Monitoring System)

What's Good:

  • One of the few mass-market sedans equipped with ADAS
  • Elegant design

What's Not Good:

  • Low on power compared to its rivals
  • Costly hybrid powertrain

Check out our collection of used Honda City cars in India.

10. Skoda Slavia

Skoda Slavia

The Skoda Slavia has made quite a resurgence with its exquisite "Lava Blue" edition. With a price range of ₹11.39 lakh to ₹18.68 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), the Slavia offers a spectrum of choices to cater to individual preferences. Its three variants, including the Style trim with the Anniversary edition, provide a range of options that exude exclusivity and elegance. 

The Slavia boasts five captivating colour options, including the mesmerising Lava Blue shade, which further enhances its allure. Powered by two Petrol Engines (999 cc and 1,498 cc), the Slavia offers both manual and automatic transmissions, allowing drivers to tailor their driving experience. With its commendable mileage range of 18.07 to 19.47 km/l and a ground clearance of 179 mm, the Slavia ensures both efficiency and confidence on the road. 

Ex-showroom Price (Delhi): ₹11.59 lakh onwards

Key Specifications of Skoda Slavia:

Key SpecificationsDetails
Maximum Power147.52 bhp @ 5,000-6,000 rpm
Maximum Torque250 Nm @1600-3,500 rpm
Transmission6-speed Manual, 7-speed DSG
Seating Capacity5
Engine1.0L TSI Petrol, 1.5 L TSI Petrol
Fuel TypePetrol
Mileage19.47 km/l

Key Features of Skoda Slavia:

Traction Control (TCS)
Multi Collision Brakes (MCB)
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
TPMS (Tyre Pressure Monitoring System)
Electronic Differential Lock System (EDL)

What's Good: 

  • Outstanding dimensions and ground clearance
  • High performing 1.5L Turbo Petrol Engine

What's Not Good: 

  • Expensive 1.5L Turbo Petrol variant
  • The fuel-Sapping torque converter in the 1L engine

Check out our collection of used Skoda Slavia cars in India.

The Bottom Line

In conclusion, the Indian sedan car market in 2024 offers a diverse range of options, catering to various preferences and budgets. From the sophisticated Volkswagen Virtus, providing an impressive mileage, to the economical Tata Tigor with its dual fuel options and exceptional mileage, there's something for everyone.

Skoda Rapid TSI and Hyundai Verna showcase remarkable fuel efficiency, ensuring a smooth and cost-effective ride. For those seeking a luxurious experience, the Skoda Octavia and Honda City stand out with their elegant design and performance.

Additionally, the Maruti Dzire and Hyundai Aura offer versatility with multiple fuel options, making them practical choices for different driving needs. Whether you prioritise fuel efficiency, opulence, or affordability, the best sedan cars in India for 2024 cater to your desires, making every journey a delightful experience.

FAQs

Q. Which sedan offers the best mileage among the listed models?

The Maruti Dzire leads the pack with an impressive mileage of 28.4 km/l for diesel, making it an efficient choice for those seeking fuel economy.

Q. What are the available fuel types for the Skoda Octavia?

The Skoda Octavia is available exclusively in the petrol variant, offering a mileage of 15.81 km/l, perfect for those who prefer petrol-powered cars.

Q. What is the starting price of the Hyundai AURA sedan?

The Hyundai AURA sedan starts from ₹7.24 lakh onwards, providing a range of options for buyers with various budget considerations.

Q. Which sedan model has the highest ex-showroom price among the listed options?

The Skoda Octavia tops the list with an ex-showroom price starting from ₹27.35 lakh onwards, catering to buyers looking for a premium and luxurious driving experience.

Q. Are there any sedans with dual-fuel compatibility?

Yes, the Tata Tigor offers the option of petrol and CNG, providing fuel flexibility for drivers who want an eco-friendly alternative without compromising on performance.

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