Cars with automatic transmission below 10 lakh slabs have proven their mettle providing driving comfort in congested city traffic.
The Indian car market is one of the largest in the world and the mid-price segment three thousand and 10 lakh (old showroom) saw the most sales. Compact, low-end, compact models see the most demand. New generation consumers contribute a significant proportion of sales in this segment and they seek more comfort when driving from their cars.
One of the key factors that have been playing an important role in a consumer’s purchasing decision is the transmission option of a car. Automatic transmission cars have become more and more in demand in the past few years thanks to the comfort of driving compared to cars equipped with manual transmission, especially on highly congested urban roads.
Choosing an affordable automatic transmission car can be a neat task for you. Here are the top five models to choose from.
Maruti Suzuki Swift
Maruti Suzuki Fast is one of the most popular cars in India since its inception. The car has a premium look thanks to its design and features. The Maruti Suzuki Swift is available in both manual and automatic transmission options paired with a 1.2-litre petrol engine providing a range of between 23.2 and 23.76 km/h. The mid-priced hatchback 5.90 lakh and 8.77 lakh (old gallery).
Tata Punch is the latest small SUV model of the homegrown automaker in the ultra-small SUV segment. The Tata Punch comes with a 1.2-litre petrol engine offered with both manual and automatic transmission options. The engine offers mileage from 18.82 kmpl to 18.97 kmpl. Tata Punch SUV is available at the price 5.64 lakh and 8.98 lakh (old gallery).
Tata Tiago really changed the momentum of Tata Motors passenger cars in India. The hatchback competes with rivals like the Maruti Suzuki Swift and comes with stylish looks along with a host of premium features. The Tiago gets its power from the 1.2-litre Revotron petrol engine available with both manual and automatic transmission options. Tata Tiago gasoline is available at a price 5.19 lakh and 7.64 lakh (old gallery).
Maruti Suzuki Baleno is the automaker’s bet on the premium hatchback segment. It competes with rivals like Tata Altroz, Honda Jazz, Hyundai i20. Baleno is sold through the Nexa retail network and it is priced between 6.14 lakh and 9.66 lakh (old gallery). Powered by a 1.2-litre petrol engine, the Baleno hatchback is available with both manual and automatic transmission options. It offers mileage between 19.56 km/l and 23.87 km/h.
The Nissan Magnite really changed the game for the Japanese automaker in India with its eye-catching looks and premium feel. Pricing between 5.76 lakh and 10.15 lakh (old showroom), Nissan Magnite Compact SUV competes with rivals like Tata NexonThat Sonet etc. Nissan Magnite is available in 23 variants and it has 1.0 liter engine. Transmission options for this SUV include a manual transmission and a continuously variable CVT.
Date of first publication: August 16, 2022, 15:54 PM IST