The Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 is an entry-level offering from the Indian automaker and it is the most affordable hatchback in the Maruti’s lineup. The facelifted Alto 800 was launched in 2017 and gets a new front fascia. The Alto 800 is powered by a 796cc engine and delivers a claimed mileage of 24.7km/l for petrol and 33.44km/l for CNG. With an impressive mileage figures, the maintenance cost of the Alto 800 is very low.
The Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 is slotted above the Alto 800 and comes with a premium front fascia with chrome trim on the front grille. The Alto K10 draws power from a 1-litre engine and the tops-spec model also gets an AMT gearbox. The Alto K10 comes with an ARAI certified mileage of 24.07km/l. With affordable service and spares, the the Alto K10 is one of the cars in India with low maintenance.
The Maruti Suzuki Celerio was the first affordable car in the Indian market to be equipped with an AMT gearbox. Maruti Suzuki launched the updated version of the hatchback in 2017. The overall design of the car is simple and features a chrome lining on the front grille. The Celerio draws power from a 1-litre petrol engine, that is reliable and fuel efficient. The Celerio is one of the cars with least maintenance with affordable service and spare parts.
The Maruti Suzuki WagonR has been one of the popular hatchback in the Indian market since its launch in 1999. The updated avatar of the WagonR comes with a more premium design and gets a host of features. The Maruti WagonR is powered by a 1-litre petrol engine that comes mated to a 5-speed manual or AMT gearbox. The WagonR has a low maintenance cost thanks to the affordable service and fuel efficient engine.
The Tata Nano is the most affordable car in this list and it is also India’s cheapest car. The Tata Nano is the best car for urban conditions with its compact body proportions. The Tata Nano is powered by a 624cc petrol engine. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual or a 5-speed AMT gearbox. If you are looking for a car with least maintenance, than you should consider the Nano.
The Hyundai Eon is the entry-level offering from the South Korean automaker. The Eon was launched to replace the popular Santro hatchback. The Hyundai Eon is offered with two engine options: 0.8-litre and a 1-litre petrol engine. The Hyundai Eon is an ideal entry-level hatchback with very low maintenance.
The Maruti Suzuki Swift is India’s best-selling hatchback and the company recently introduced the new 2018 version of the car. The third-gen Swift comes with a new design language and new frame. The Swift is one of the best hatchbacks in India with low maintenance. The Maruti Swift also comes with a host of comfort and safety features . The Maruti Suzuki Swift in offered in both petrol and diesel engine options and also gets an AMT gearbox.
The Maruti Suzuki Dzire is one of the best compact sedans in the Indian market that also comes with a low maintenance. Maruti Suzuki recently launched the new Dzire in the country with a more premium design and features. The Dzire also features an AMT gearbox and is available in both petrol and diesel engine options.
The Hyundai Grand i10 is also an entry-level hatchback slotted above the Eon. The Grand i10 features a premium design as compared to the Eon and the hatchback boasts a very low maintenance. The Grand i10 is offered with a 1.2-litre petrol and diesel engine options. Transmission options include a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed automatic gearbox.
The Toyota Etios Liva is the only hatchback offering from the Japanese automaker. The Etios Liva features a reliable engine and comes with low maintenance. The overall design of the Etios Liva is also unique and it is available in a range of colours. The Toyota Etios Liva is available in both petrol and diesel engine options.