Best Cars Under Rs 5 Lakh In India — Value For Money Proposition

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India's car manufacturers produce some of the best cars which include performance, mileage, features and the all important affordable pricing. The list is an exciting portfolio of cars which has the best options based on your requirement.

The list is based on the best of mileage, performance, pricing and the general acceptance by customers in India. The choices can vary between personal choices and this list can be modified accordingly. Please note, the list of cars is the base variant of the model.

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Here are the best cars under Rs 5 lakh in India:

10. Ford Figo Base 1.2 Ti-VCT

Ford Figo, when launched gave a good competition to the hatchback car segment. The company has launched the updated model; however, the sales have not picked up. What is significant about the Figo is that it is the highest exported model from India.

The Ford Figo is powered by the 1.2-litre petrol mill capable of churning out 87bhp.

Price - Rs 4.47 Lakh ex-showroom (Delhi)
Mileage - 18.16km/l

9. Hyundai Grand i10 Era 1.2 Kappa VTVT

A great alternative to the Maruti Swift and Ford Figo, Hyundai's build quality is one of the best in the automobile industry and the after sales network is commendable.

The Hyundai Grand i10 produces 82bhp.

Price - Rs 4.92 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi)
Mileage - 18.9km/l

8. Maruti Suzuki WagonR LXi

The evergreen small hatchback from Maruti, the WagonR has been performing consistently since its launch more than a decade ago. It might be boxy; however, very practical with space and storage.

The Maruti WagonR is powered by the K-Series 1.0-litre petrol engine from Maruti which develops 67bhp.

Price - Rs 4.10 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi)
Mileage - 20.51km/l

7. Maruti Suzuki Swift Lxi

Maruti Suzuki Swift revolutionized the hatchback segment when launched, it continues to be one of the best vehicles sold in the country. The Swift looks sporty and not the conventional looking car.

Maruti Swift is powered by the 1.2-litre petrol engine which cranks out 83bhp and 115Nm of torque.

Price - Rs 4.76 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi)
Mileage - 20.4km/l

6. Maruti Alto 800 STD

The Maruti Alto 800 is still the best in sales for the company; however, with the competition from Renault Kwid, the image of the Alto 800 has taken a toll and the sales are declining month on month.

Maruti has powered the Alto 800 with 800cc petrol engine which produces 47bhp and 69Nm of torque.

Price - Rs 2.42 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi)
Mileage - 24.7km/l

5. Datsun Redi-GO D

Datsun was an unknown brand in India till the redi-GO was launched. The redi-GO is the cheapest among the lot apart from the Tata Nano. The vehicle is small and easy to drive around in the urban condition.

Datsun redi-GO uses the Renault Kwid engine which is the same 800cc and churning out 53bhp.

Price - Rs 2.42 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi)
Mileage - 25.17km/l

4. Maruti Alto K10 LX

The number model in India is the Maruti Alto and many will account for this model. It has been ruling the top selling car in India for a decade now. The car is practical, price sensitive and Maruti's vast network of dealerships has only added to its image in the country.

Maruti has powered the Alto K10 with the 1.0-litre petrol K Series engine seen in the Celerio, and WagonR.

Price - Rs 3.26 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi)
Mileage - 24.07km/l

3. Maruti Suzuki Celerio Lxi

When many car manufacturers were offering the automatic gearbox, they had to price it on the higher side compared to the manual gearbox variant. Maruti changes that with India getting its first Automatic Manual Transmission (AMT) with the Celerio.

The Celerio has captured many fans especially who liked driving a car with ease and the AMT was the answer. The Celerio is powered by 1.0-litre K Series engine producing 67bhp.

Price - Rs 4.03 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi)
Mileage - 23.1km/l

2. Tata Tiago Revotron XB

Tata Motors has changed the entire design language with the Tiago. The small hatchback from Tata Motors has better build quality and comes at an affordable price as well.

The Tiago is powered by the 1.2-litre Revotron petrol engine and produces a good 84bhp.

Price - Rs 3.20 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi)
Mileage - 23 km/l

1. Renault Kwid 800 STD

Renault has taken the small car segment by storm and the Kwid has gone on to catapult French automaker to one of big contenders in the Indian automobile industry. The Kwid is the best in design even though it falls under the small hatchback segment.

The company has packaged the Kwid well with host of features at an affordable price. The Renault Kwid is powered by 800cc mill churning out 53bhp.

Price - Rs 2.62 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi)
Mileage - 25.17km/l


The cars under the 5 lakh category are very competitive in the industry and every manufacturer would like to one their models in the list. The competition is good because it brings out the best package and the customer have the best of choice.

Story first published: Friday, November 11, 2016, 17:24 [IST]
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