Best Automatic Cars Under 5 Lakhs In India by Top 6 Car Brands
In today's time, the number of cars has increased but our roads are still cramped. This has led to a lot of traffic issues and it really gets tiring to drive in them. Well, the car manufacturers have taken this issue seriously and they are now offering automatic cars in India below 5 lakh category.
So now even the middle-class car buyers who are finding cars on a budget are catered with automatic cars in India which were first only available on the premium car brands. We have listed down the top 6 automatic cars that are available in the Indian market under the Sub 5 Lakh category budget.
Maruti-Suzuki Celerio was the first car in India to get the AMT (Automatic cars in India) gearbox. This gave way to the customers who are finding an affordable car with a comfortable drive.
The automatic transmission offered to the VXi AT, VXi (O) AGS, ZXi AGS and ZXi (O) AGS variants for the Celerio which coupled to the 998 cc petrol engine which produces 67BHP of power and 90Nm of torque.
Mileage: 23.1 km/litre (ARAI)
The French manufacturer Renault had first Automatic cars in India launched the Kwid with an 800cc engine. As it was underpowered, Renault later brought in the 1.0L engine. With the increase in power, it also gave the Kwid the AMT gearbox to boost comfort in driving.
The AMT (automatic manual transmission) is available for the Kwid in the 1.0 RXT Optional AMT and Climber 1.0 AMT variants. Powering the Renault Kwid AMT is a 1.0 L petrol engine which produces 67BHP of power and 91Nm of torque and it is coupled with 5-speed AMT gearbox.
Mileage: 24.04 km/litre (ARAI)
Tata Tiago was launched in the Indian market with (cars under 5 lakhs) petrol and diesel engine with a manual transmission and it is one of the best selling hatchbacks. With bookings more than 1 lakh, TATA offered the Tiago with smart looks, modern features and fuel-efficient car.
Some time back the Tiago got AMT gearbox for the AMT 1.2 Revotron XTA and AMT 1.2 Revotron XZA variants. The 5-speed AMT gearbox is only coupled with the 1.2-litre petrol engine which produces 84BHP of power and 114 Nm of torque.
Mileage: 23.84 km/litre (ARAI)
Since the launch of the Maruti-Suzuki Wagon R in the year 1999 is the best selling hatchback in the Indian market. It has undergone many facelifts and is now available with an AMT gearbox.
It is the same transmission which was first launched in the Celerio. AMT for the Wagon R is offered for the VXi AGS and VXi+ AGS variants which are further bifurcated into VXi AGS (O) and VXi+ AGS (O).
The 5-speed AMT gearbox is coupled to the 1.0L petrol engine which produces 67.04BHP of power and 90Nm of torque.
Mileage: 20.51 km/litre (ARAI)
The Alto K10 is the most loved car in the country and it also comes with an automatic transmission. Just like the celerio Maruti also offers the Alto K10 with an AMT gearbox.
This transmission is available on the VXI AGS and VXI AGS Optional variants. Powering these variants is 1.0Litre petrol engine which produces 67.1BHP of power and 90Nm of torque. This car gives tough competition to the Tata Tiago and Renault Kwid in its segment.
Mileage: 24.07 Km/litre (ARAI)
It is the most affordable car in this segment and is one of the best selling cars in India. The Tata Nano GenX is the smallest car in this category and is one of the best cars to drive in the city as it can zip into the city traffic.
It is the only car on this list which is RWD while other cars are FWD. Tata now offers the Nano GenX with a 5-speed automatic transmission which is coupled to the 624cc petrol engine which produces 37.5BHP of power and 51Nm of torque.
Mileage: 21.09 Km/litre (ARAI)