Consumers across India are considering investing in vehicles, both new and second-hand since the pandemic. And If you are wondering if is it a good time to buy a car now in India? Owning a car not only allows social distancing but also provides better prevention from possible Covid-19 infection not only for an individual but for a whole family. It is one of the biggest reasons why Indians are buying cars and bikes.
Car buyers’ primary choice has been manuals but with changing time and affordable technology, many are switching to automatic cars.
Automatic cars are a perfect choice for women and learner drivers, they are easy to navigate through traffic with effortless handling capabilities. Moreover, most top cars today, do not even have a manual gearbox option anymore! So, automatic transmission is definitely the future, be it for men or women. But which are cheap and best, value for money automatic cars to buy in India in 2022?
If you are looking for the cheapest automatic cars to buy at the moment, here are four solid recommendations by CARS24.
Perhaps the cheapest automatic car in India, the Alto K10 is a beast in itself. It’s lightweight, is powered by a 1.0-litre engine, and gives a mileage of upwards of 20kmpl on city roads.
Suzuki is known to manufacture some of the cheapest cars in India, and you can never go wrong with its durability. But don’t look for innovation here. Prices for the Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 Automatic starts at Rs. 4.04 Lakhs (ex-showroom).
Go with the Kwid, if you are not a fan of Maruti Suzuki. A good automatic hatchback choice, it is recommended for those who want a small car with a spacious cabin and reliable customer support.
Renault has been in India for years, but it was Kwid that made it a frontrunner in the space of the automatic car. Want comfort? Go with Kwid. The Renault Kwid Automatic is priced at Rs.4.48 Lakhs (ex-showroom).
Tata’s passenger vehicles department is killing it. And it is also innovating, with at least two new models being launched every year steadily since 2014.
The automatic Tiago, with both petrol and diesel options, is a sound investment and is highly rated in the price range. It is a direct competitor to the Alto and Kwid, with only a fraction of difference in the price range, the Automatic Tata Tiago costs Rs. 6.33 Lakhs (ex-showroom) and upwards.
Another model by ‘India’s brand’, the Ignis is a compact little vehicle for those who like style and independence. Go with it if you want good mileage and are looking for long-term use. The Maruti Suzuki Ignis Automatic prices start from Rs. 6.13 Lakh (ex-showroom) onwards.
The hunt for the cheapest automatic cars (i.e. below INR 5 lakhs) should begin at three things: frequency and span of use, driver experience, and comfort level. You may have to trade between these factors, but the above four models balance them out fairly.
Go on, choose your pick and take home an automatic car that’s also light on your pocket. Also, check out our verified pre-owned Automatic Cars with warranty and other added benefits.