Cars under Rs. 6 lakhs in the entry-level bracket which every first-time car buyer should give a thought. If you are a teenager, a college student or a small family, this article will help you choose your first car. We have come up with top 5 cars under Rs. 6 lakhs to suggest you the best offerings in this price bracket.
This article covers cars from different brands and available in petrol and diesel. However, only petrol cars have been covered here to serve you the best one.
Baby Renault has got a lot of swag along with practicality and mileage.
Renault Kwid Price: Rs. 3.21 Lakh to Rs. 5.42 Lakh (On-Road, New Delhi)
Renault Kwid Mileage: 22 to 24 Kmpl
Renault Kwid is the most good looking car in the price bracket of under Rs. 5 lakh. In fact, with over 5380 cars sold within 40 days of launch, it has become one of the favourite cars of Indians. With the 2019 update in the car, it has gained a good number of newer design elements. The front of the car has been completely revamped with headlights mounted on the bumper and blinkers on the bumper-bonnet line. It looks extremely modern and in line with the current design language followed by various other cars including MG Hector, Hyundai Venue, and Tata Harrier.
Inside the car, things are even better with sporty orange accents all over. It has an Android Auto and Apple CarPlay enabled music system and a digital meter console. There is a smart-looking dial for auto transmission but the car lacks the steering mounted controls.
Most affordable car with 1.2-litre engine, Now gets modern features to compete.
Datsun Go Price: Rs. 4.22 Lakh to Rs. 7 Lakh (On-Road, New Delhi)
Datsun Go Mileage: 19 to 20 Kmpl
After its launch, Datsun Go became the most affordable car with a 1.2-litre petrol engine. Originally based on Nissan Micra, Datsun Go shows its bits being derived from the donor. This car was updated in 2018 with some rich features including alloy wheels, Android and Apple enabled music system, all four power windows, and new colour options. Apart from these cosmetic changes, one major addition it received was CVT, which again made it ost affordable petrol car for a reason.
Despite having good features as an affordable car, it has some fit and finish issues. Datsun has wrapped the interior in carbon fibre texture to make it look premium but quality concerns can be raised directly from the first look. Overall, the car is a good package for starters as it has standard safety features including Airbags, ABS and EBD to safeguard you in bad times.
2nd version of Hyundai Santro did impressed its fans again. still a great car for families
Hyundai Santro Price: Rs. 4.83 Lakh to Rs. 6.44 Lakh (On-Road, New Delhi)
Hyundai Santro Mileage: 16 to 18 Kmpl
Hyundai Santro was a well-positioned and well-thought car when it was launched in the year 1998. It gave Hyundai a power boost to hold its position tight in the Indian auto industry. Though the second iteration of the car is much more advanced in terms of mechanical and safety aspects, it didn’t work exceptional on Hyundai’s sales chart. Still, as a package, 2019 Hyundai Santro has a lot to offer including an AMT gearbox.
With a 1.1 litre engine, Hyundai Santro has revamped the Hyundai i10 to which it replaced. This engine is good to churn 68 ps of power with 100 Nm of torque, an ideal city car with occasional highway trips. It carries the genes of Hyundai’s latest design ideology and practicality all over.
One of the most practical cars out there with focus on the primary things like the 3rd row seats which are removable.
Renault Triber Price: Rs. 5.84 Lakhs to Rs. Rs. 7.48 Lakhs (On-Road, New Delhi)
Renault Triber Mileage: 14 to 17 Kmpl
2020 Renault Triber has a 1.0-litre engine which also powers Renault Kwid. It is the only 7 seater car in our discussion here. It is based on Kwid’s platform and has an extended wheelbase. It is a good car if you live with your parents and kids cause the last row is good to accommodate children. Renault Triber practicality, space, and efficiency are its plus points.
There are some smart elements in this car including removable last row, 625 litres of boot space, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay music system, projector headlamps, compact size, smart access card, push-button start, etc.
Though the car is rich in features, the 1.0-litre engine looks and feels underpowered seeing its 7 seat configuration. It is good for a city commute and especially those who travel with 5-6 people. Also, the steering mounted audio controls would have added a premium touch to this baby MPV.
Maruti Suzuki S-Presso
mini SUV design that suits all age groups. Good on mileage and peppy to drive.
Maruti Suzuki S-Presso Price: Rs. 4.07 Lakh to Rs. 5.38 Lakh (On-Road, New Delhi)
Maruti Suzuki S-Presso Mileage: 18 to 20 Kmpl
The SUV game is on hype in India but for a pocket-size budget, the Indian manufacturer has come up with their latest entrant. Maruti Suzuki S-Presso Interior has a good number of practical bits like a good touchscreen infotainment system, steering mounted controls, digital speedometer, and a centre focused dashboard. Despite being a small car, it has a comfortable space for 5 occupants. Seeing the exterior, it seems to be a miniature version of Vitara Brezza from the front, as it has a similar grille. The sides and rear look good and compact though the wheels look bigger in proportion to the car’s size.
Maruti Suzuki’s K-series engine 1.0-litre engine is powering this car and is available with MT and AMT transmission options. The car is good on mileage and being based on Heartect platform (on which 2019 Maruti Swift and WagonR are also based), Maruti Suzuki S-presso safety matches with what you would demand. It also has a driver-side airbag and ABS as standard owing to the government’s mandate.
All these 5 cars are good on mileage and easy to maintain. The best part is they have no waiting period as well and you can get them parked on your premises as soon as you clear the buying process. You can always ask you questions in the comment section below and hop on to our Youtube Channel “Rishi Jain” to get the latest updates about the auto industry.