Premium segment cars in the range of 9 lakhs are quite popular in India. Masses in the country prefer to buy affordable yet performance-oriented cars.
There are plenty of great cars in this category and it can be a tiresome task to sort through them. But you don’t need to worry about it, we have done the math for you.
Here Are the Best Cars To Buy under 9 lakhs in india:
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The first car on our list is the Maruti Ciaz. When it comes to reliability our head turns towards Maruti. The japanese company has been in the car industry for more than 20 years and it is well known among the people for its style, affordability and many other factors.
Amongst the flagship sedans that Maruti has delivered the Dzire, SX4 and others have been very promising.The Maruti Ciaz on the other hand built a lot of excitement and curiosity among the people. The Ciaz comes in 15 different variants with diesel and petrol as two fuel options. Also, the Ciaz comes in 6 different mesmerizing colour variants that the buyer can choose from.
Design wise Maruti has not done a lot of thinking on the Ciaz since it just looks like an older brother of the SX4 from an angle but also it comes with a trapezoidal grille and some chrome highlights on the exterior which will catch your attention.
The Ciaz gets a K148VVT Engine, a DDIS 200 Diesel engine which come with an option of 4 speed automatic transmission or even a 5 speed manual transmission.The vehicle comes bearing gifts with Apple CarPlay, Mirror Link among the applications available.
Also, dual airbags with Abs and EBD are some features which will make you feel safe.The Maruti Ciaz comes with a price tag of Rs. 7.84 Lakhs which makes it a perfect contender to this list.
The South Korean car manufacturing company is very well known for its durability as well as its design. The Hyundai Creta is also a big part of why the company is well known among the people. Since the Creta does not fit in this price bracket we shall look over to the vintage Verna.
The Verna is one of the most popular sedans of the year. It is very well known for its performance on road and also since the sedan is really top-notch and the design suits its body. The Hyundai Verna comes in 12 variants and two fuel options with a 1.6L U2 CRDi diesel engine and various other features which will keep you glued to the screen.
The Korean company is very well known since its Santro days and as well all know, Hyundai does not compromise when it comes to the interior of the car. The design is very well built and the customer reviews have been very well received. The fluid design is such that it will make the ride even better with its gadget friendly dashboard.
The Verna can offer around 15.5Kmpl for the petrol variant and as for the diesel, it can go upto 20.3Kmpl. One of the highlights of the Verna is its swept back design of the headlamps and the chrome highlights as mentioned earlier on the bonnet makes it a bit more catchy. The 4-speed H-matic automatic transmission along with the six speed diesel gearbox will make your ride worth the while.
Other features include the safety measures taken with the six airbags and Abs along with the anti-pinch windows and the impact sensing door unlock feature, these are the list of features which make it a perfect candidate to this list.
As for the pricing, the Hyundai Verna price starts at around Rs. 7.1 Lac for the 1.4L petrol variant and can go upto 9 Lac for the top end diesel variant.
Maruti Suzuki Ignis
Just as we hear the term ‘Maruti Suzuki’ it’s either the vintage Maruti 800 or the evergreen Maruti Swift that strikes in our head as the best hatchback of all time. Although, the Suzuki brand is far more than that. The Suzuki Ignis is yet another addition to the hatchback series of Suzuki which has to be one of the best hatchback car under 10 Lakhs.
The Suzuki Ignis has been targeted to catch the attentions of the youngsters of today since the features, the whole design and the build of the car is made as per today’s trends and it looks kind of sporty. The Ignis comes with a tested 1.2L petrol engine and has to be one of the best petrol cars under this price range competing against the likes of Tata and Hyundai.
The Suzuki Ignis comes with an AMT option along with the traditional 5- speed manual gearbox. As for the designs, the interior is very well designed with minimalism kept in mind till the very end. Tech savvy features included in the car especially, on the dashboard with various new tech products featured and it also gives a very sophisticated vibe all over.
As of now, the Maruti Suzuki is doing very well in the market according to reports close to the company. Also, one thing to note is the unavailability of the diesel model for the Ignis which seems to be have discontinued, we’ll get back to you on thay.
The Ignis is actually very fuel efficient with a 20.89kmpl for the petrol and AMT model and the Ignis pricing starts at Rs. 4.46 lakh for its base petrol variant which can go upto Rs. 7.04 lakh and as mentioned earlier the diesel variant is discontinued as of now. The perfect design with proper features and a price tag this affordable makes it a perfect candidate for this list.
Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza
Maruti Suzuki is not very well known for its SUV vehicles but since its adaptation of the sub-compact SUV that is the Brezza, people have changed their minds. The successor to the bigger sister of the Brezza, the Suzuki Vitara, is the answer to all the questions faced by Maruti Suzuki. The Brezza is built according to the Suzuki’s Global C platform which is also one of the reason for the similar design of the vehicles mentioned above.
The Maruti Suzuki Brezza was launched in India back in 2016 and it was built entirely from scratch by our Indian engineers. The Brezza after 3 years is still recommended by the critics and is a very well known SUV in the community. The Brezza has received a lot of positive feedback from the reviewers and since it packs in a generous amount of space in spite of being a compact-SUV.
The design and build of the Brezza is very classy and not too sporty for a SUV, although, stylish features inside the dashboard with some good technology inbuilt and somewhat sporty looking headlights coupled with the fog lamps gives it a very good look. The Vitara Brezza has to be one of the best diesel SUV available under the 10 Lakh price range in India.
The Brezza comes with bulky exteriors and a very comfortable interior with nothing fancy inside but a rather minimal look and bulky exteriors. The Brezza has registered more than 1 Lakh sales over the past few years which makes it a perfect contender for this list.
The vehicle comes with a 1.3L diesel with 89bhp and 200Nm with upto 24.4kmpl. The Brezza comes with a price tag of Rs. 7.26 lakh and goes upto Rs. 9.70 lakh depending upon the higher variant you choose.
As the name suggests, the Honda Amaze continues to amaze the people with its overall amazing performance and build. The Honda Amaze is the first ever diesel model from the company in India and they have put everything in this to make it stand out against the competition. Also, recently the Honda Amaze got a generation upgrade which just adds up into the pros of the vehicle making the people’s favourite.
The Amaze looks very sophisticated especially in its red shoes and with the good looking front which might even look like a car from Fast and Furious 7 (but is not).The new-generation platform has enabled the car to overclock its abilities and the overall revamp of the car design has made it a very catchy and attractive car in this gen.
Although, with some advantages there is a bit of disadvantage when it comes to the missing LED headlamps and/or the projector headlamp which nowadays is very common even in entry-level cars.
The Amaze in the sub-4 metre segment with a 1198cc petrol engine with 1.2L petrol and a fuel efficiency rating of 19.5Kmpl and for the diesel variant it comes with a 1.5L diesel engine which offers 27.4Kmpl. The Amaze starts at around Rs. 5.6Lac and can go upto 9 Lac depending on the variant chosen.
So these were the top 5 picks for best cars under the 10 Lac price range. One thing to keep in mind is that the prices may vary depending where you buy the vehicle from.