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Top Cars in India Under 10 Lakhs

Introduction

Buying a car is an important decision and requires a great deal of planning. The budget for buying a car is one of the most important aspects of the planning process. If you have decided on buying a Rs. 10 lakh car as your spending ceiling, then we are here to help you. In this article we have put together a list of some amazing cars under Rs.10 lakhs, and provided sufficient details to help you make your choice. The list includes popular models such as Tata Nexon, Maruti Swift, Hyundai Venue, among several others. The on-road price of a car includes its insurance cost as well. Hence, it is prudent to know it beforehand. We shall help you here as well.

List of Top Cars Below Rs. 10 Lakhs

Before going into the details of each of them, let us take a quick look at some of the best cars under Rs. 10 Lakhs in India that you can choose from.

 

Car Model

On Road Price - Base Model (New Delhi)

Insurance Cost

Maruti Suzuki Swift

Rs. 6.59 Lakh

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Hyundai Venue

Rs. 7.97 Lakh

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Tata Nexon

Rs. 8.35 Lakh

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Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza

Rs. 8.67 Lakh

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Renault Triber

Rs. 6.31 Lakh

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Tata Punch

Rs. 6.68 Lakh

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Hyundai i20

Rs. 7.95 Lakh

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Maruti Ertiga

Rs. 9.10 Lakh

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Honda Amaze

Rs. 7.19 Lakh

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Kia Sonet

Rs. 7.82 Lakh

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Nissan Magnite

Rs. 6.35 Lakh

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Maruti Suzuki Baleno

Rs. 6.95 Lakh

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Important Details of Top Cars Below Rs. 10 Lakhs

To help you identify the best car in India under Rs. 10 lakhs, let us deep dive into each of the above listed models.

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Maruti Suzuki Swift

A perennial favourite, the Maruti Swift has been a popular car ever since its inception. It has undergone 2 facelifts to keep it stylish and in-tune with the current technological innovations. This reliable hatchback is available on-road between the price range of Rs. 6.59 Lakh - Rs. 9.88 Lakh depending on the kind of variant you choose. Millions of Indians have been placing their trust in Maruti cars for over 3 decades now. They are known for the value of money they provide and lower insurance costs of around Rs. 4,500 - Rs. 7,000. Let us now look at the features and specifications that make Maruti Swift one of the top 10 cars under Rs. 10 lakhs.

 

 

Category

Details

Model of the Engine

1.2L Dualjet Petrol

Capacity

1197 cc

Valves and Cylinders

4 of each

Maximum Power

89 bhp at 6000 rpm

Maximum Torque

113 Nm at 4400 rpm

Gearbox Type

Five speed

Transmission

Manual and AMT

Bharat Stage Standard

BS 6

Mileage

23.76 kmpl

Fuel Tank (size)

37 L

 

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Hyundai Venue

While exploring the best car below Rs. 10 lakhs, you must consider the Hyundai Venue as well. It comes in several variants available at an on-road price of Rs. 7.97 - 14.01 Lakh. The Venue is available in manual as well as automatic transmissions and you can also choose between diesel and petrol engine. This SUV will entail insurance cost approx in the range of Rs. 12,500 - 17,800. Here’s a sneak peek into some of its highly-rated features and specifications:

 

Category

Details

Fuel Type

Petrol and Diesel

Capacity

1197 cc

Valves and Cylinders

4 of each

Maximum Power

82 bhp @ 6000 rpm

Maximum Torque

115 Nm @ 4000 rpm

Gearbox Type

Five speed

Transmission

Manual and AMT

Bharat Stage Standard

BS 6

Mileage

17.52 kmpl

Fuel Tank (size)

45 L

 

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Tata Nexon

Tata is a well-known and much admired brand. Tata Nexon bears all the characteristics of the Tata brand. The on-road price starters at Rs. 7.39 Lakh and goes up till Rs. 13.34 Lakh. It is available in, an incredible, 40 variants with the cost of insurance ranging between Rs. 14,000 to 25,000. The common aspects across the variants include:

Category

Details

Fuel Type

Petrol and Diesel

Capacity

Diesel: 1497 cc and 1499 cc Petrol: 1199 cc

Valves and Cylinders

4 of each

Maximum Power

108.5 bhp @ 4000 rpm

Maximum Torque

260 Nm @ 1500-2750 rpm

Gearbox Type

Six speed

Transmission

Manual and AMT

Bharat Stage Standard

BS 6

Mileage

16 to 22.4 kmpl

Fuel Tank (size)

44 L

 

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Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza

The Vitara Brezza is another example of a popular Maruti car that is available at a price range of Rs. 8.67 Lakh - 13.32 Lakh. The Brezza is available only in petrol variants across different options of features. Based on the variant, the make and the model you have bought, the related insurance cost can be around Rs. 25,000 to Rs. 36,000.

Category

Details

Fuel Type

Petrol

Capacity

1462 cc

Valves and Cylinders

4 of each

Maximum Power

103.26 bhp @ 6000 rpm

Maximum Torque

138 nm @ 4400 rpm

Gearbox Type

Four speed

Transmission

Manual and Auto Torque Converter

Bharat Stage Standard

BS 6

Mileage

17.03 to 18.76 kmpl

Fuel Tank (size)

48 L

 

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Renault Triber

Your hunt for finding the best car in Rs. 10 lakh or below should also include the Renault Triber. This SUV comes with an extremely competitive pricing range of Rs. 6.31 Lakh to Rs. 9.30 Lakh across over a dozen variants. While the cost of insurance will depend on a host of factors, you can expect to pay around Rs. 8000 to Rs. 16,000. The key features and specifications include:

Category

Details

Fuel Type

Petrol

Capacity

999 cc

Valves and Cylinders

3 cylinders with 4 valves / cylinder

Maximum Power

71 bhp @ 6250 rpm

Maximum Torque

96 Nm @ 3500 rpm

Gearbox Type

Five speed

Transmission

Manual, AMT

Bharat Stage Standard

BS 6

Mileage

18.29 to 19 kmpl

Fuel Tank (size)

40 L

 

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Tata Punch

As the name suggests, this mini SUV packs a powerful punch at affordable prices. If you decide on buying this car, you can get it for an on-road price that is between Rs. 6.32 Lakh to Rs. 10.45 Lakh. In this range you can choose from 14 different variants that can be insured for a price ranging between Rs. 23,000 to Rs. 32,000.

Category

Details

Fuel Type

Petrol

Capacity

1199 cc

Valves and Cylinders

3 cylinders with 4 valves / cylinder

Maximum Power

84.48 bhp @ 6000 rpm

Maximum Torque

113 nm @ 3300 rpm

Gearbox Type

Four speed

Transmission

Manual, Automatic

Bharat Stage Standard

BS 6

Mileage

14.42 to 18.82 kmpl

Fuel Tank (size)

37 L

 

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Hyundai i20

Another very popular car brand in India is Hyundai which houses a massive variety of cars in its catalogue. The mid-premium hatchback i20 has been a bestseller ever since it was originally launched. While it has 4 main variants, the different types of engines and transmission give you an option to select from a total of almost 2 dozen types. The price ranges between Rs. 7.95 Lakh to Rs. 13.34 Lakh and the insurance cost fluctuates from Rs. 18,000 to Rs. 29,000.

The i20 is known for its performance and features. Here’s a look at some of its features and specifications:

 

Category

Details

Fuel Type

Petrol and Diesel

Capacity

998 to 1493 cc

Valves and Cylinders

3 cylinders with 4 valves / cylinder

Maximum Power

118.36 bhp @ 6000 rpm

Maximum Torque

171.62 nm @ 1500-4000 rpm

Gearbox Type

Five to seven speed

Transmission

Manual, Clutchless Manual, Automatic (CVT) & Automatic (Dual Clutch)

Bharat Stage Standard

BS 6

Mileage

19.65 to 25.2 kmpl

Fuel Tank (size)

37 L

 

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Maruti Suzuki Ertiga

Yet another model from the super popular makers, Maruti Suzuki. If you’re looking for a 7 seater, then the Ertiga is one of the best cars to buy for under Rs. 10 lakhs. The base model is available for Rs. 9.18 Lakh with the top model selling for Rs. 12.77 Lakh. Its insurance cover can be purchased from Rs. 8000 onwards.

Category

Details

Fuel Type

Petrol & CNG

Capacity

1462 cc

Valves and Cylinders

4 each

Maximum Power

103.26 bhp @ 6000 rpm

Maximum Torque

138 Nm @ 4400 rpm

Gearbox Type

4 speed

Transmission

Manual & Automatic (Torque Converter)

Bharat Stage Standard

BS 6

Mileage

17.99 to 26.2 km/kg

Fuel Tank (size)

45 L

 

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Honda Amaze

Honda Amaze is a popular budget-sedan which comes loaded with a bunch of features for your comfort and safety. The petrol version is available between Rs. 7 Lakh - Rs. 10.25 Lakh while the diesel variants start from Rs. 9.90 Lakh onwards. The insurance for the base model starts at Rs 25,000 and keeps going up for higher versions.

 

Category

Details

Fuel Type

Petrol & Diesel

Capacity

1199 to 1498 cc

Valves and Cylinders

4 each

Maximum Power

79.12 bhp @ 3600 rpm

Maximum Torque

160 nm @ 1750 rpm

Gearbox Type

5 speed

Transmission

Manual & Automatic (Torque Converter)

Bharat Stage Standard

BS 6

Mileage

18.3 to 24.7 kmpl

Fuel Tank (size)

35 L

 

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Kia Sonet

While relatively new to the Indian market, Kia Sonet has quickly become a fan favourite among the younger generation of car buyers in India. A large number of variants create a big price range from Rs. 7.8 Lakh all the way to Rs. 16 Lakh. Proportionally, the insurance cost too varies and can be bought for Rs. 22000 onwards.

Category

Details

Fuel Type

Petrol & Diesel

Capacity

998 to 1493 cc

Valves and Cylinders

4 each

Maximum Power

113.42 bhp @ 4000 rpm

Maximum Torque

250 nm @ 1500-2750 rpm

Gearbox Type

6 speed

Transmission

Manual, Clutchless Manual, Automatic (Dual Clutch) & Automatic (Torque Converter)

Bharat Stage Standard

BS 6

Mileage

18.2 to 24.1 kmpl

Fuel Tank (size)

45 L

 

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Nissan Magnite

The Nissan Magnite is available in a whopping 23 variants, all aggressively priced to attract the Indian buyers. The base model is available for as low as Rs. 6.35 Lakh while the top one sells for Rs. 12 Lakh. Approx Rs. 26000 is the price you have to pay for comprehensive insurance cover for the base model.

Category

Details

Fuel Type

Petrol

Capacity

999 cc

Valves and Cylinders

3 cylinders with 4 valves each

Maximum Power

98.63 bhp @ 5000 rpm

Maximum Torque

152 nm @ 2200-4400 rpm

Gearbox Type

4 speed

Transmission

Manual & Automatic (CVT)

Bharat Stage Standard

BS 6

Mileage

17.7 to 19.42 kmpl

Fuel Tank (size)

40 L

 

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Maruti Suzuki Baleno

Baleno has been consistently awarded as one of the best hatchbacks and regularly features in the list of best cars under Rs. 10 lakhs. It is also a budget-friendly vehicle that is available in the price range of Rs. 6.95 Lakh to Rs. 10.85 Lakh across its 8 variants with insurance cover starting at Rs. 16000 onwards.

 

Category

Details

Fuel Type

Petrol

Capacity

1197 cc

Valves and Cylinders

4 each

Maximum Power

81.80 bhp @ 6000 rpm

Maximum Torque

113 Nm @ 4200 rpm

Gearbox Type

4 speed

Transmission

Manual & Automatic (CVT)

Bharat Stage Standard

BS 6

Mileage

19.56 to 21.96 kmpl

Fuel Tank (size)

37 L

Conclusion

These are just a few of the suggestions in your quest of finding the best car in India under Rs. 10 lakhs. There are several more options that you can explore before arriving at your final choice. Be sure to thoroughly research and compare the features and specifications of different models. It is also recommended to test drive the car before actually buying it. Pay equal attention while buying insurance cover for your car. In fact, Finserv MARKETS can help you conveniently choose the ideal car insurance or easily renew your existing one, all at one place.

FAQs on Best Cars Under 10 Lakhs

  • ✔️What is meant by the on-road price of a car?

    The Ex-showroom Price of a car is the basic cost as set by the manufacturer. However, to drive the car on the roads you need to register it, pay the road tax for the state you reside in, pay for the insurance cover and any other applicable charges. All these costs, put together, determine the on-road price of a car.

  • ✔️What are some of the upcoming cars in India under Rs. 10 lakhs?

    The Rs. 10 Lakh club contains a huge amount of cars already. However, several more launches are expected in the next few months. These include Ford EcoSport 2021 Ecosport 2050 expected to start at Rs. 8.20 Lakh onwards, Renault Zoe at Rs. 8 Lakh onwards, and the KIA Carnival 2022 at Rs. 9 Lakh onwards, among several others.

  • ✔️What is the best type of insurance?

    Different insurance plans serve different purposes. But for a car in this price range of close to Rs. 10 Lakhs, it is advised to go for a comprehensive insurance plan and top it up with relevant add-ons as per your preference and requirements. You can easily find the ideal plan for you at Finserv MARKETS.

  • ✔️Should I opt for a petrol or a diesel car?

    The answer to this question largely depends on your lifestyle and driving requirements. While a diesel car usually costs more, it can provide more value due to the lower costs of diesel. It is usually suggested to do a cost-benefit analysis based on your expected daily commute versus the cost premium you need to pay while buying the car and the post-sale service costs.

  • ✔️What are some of the best 7 seater cars below Rs. 10 lakhs?

    While there are a plethora of 5 seater cars under Rs. 10 lakhs, 7 seater options are not as common. Maruti Ertiga has been the best selling 7 seater car in this price range. Other popular options include Mahindra Bolero, Renault Triber, Datsun Go Plus, Mahindra KUV100 NXT among others.