Pros And Cons Of The Top 10 Best Selling Cars In India

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Here's a list of the top 10 selling cars in India, but with a slight difference. We thought you'd find it useful to have a quick reference point to the pros and cons of these cars as well, so you can use it as a ready reckoner for key information about these vehicles.

We've also included ARAI mileage, starting price, and sales in units in March 2015, so there's plenty of easy-to-read information for you to use as a guide for your car research.

1. Maruti Alto 800

1. Maruti Alto 800

Pros: Peppy engine (Alto K10)
Fuel efficiency
Service network

Cons: Poor safety
Cramped interior

Starting on-road price: INR 2.46 lakh (New Delhi)
March 2015 sales: 24,961 units
ARAI mileage: 22.7 kpl

2. Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire

2. Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire

Pros: Comfort
Fuel efficiency
Service network

Cons: Split opinions for rear design
Not as sharp handling as Maruti Swift

Starting on-road price: INR 5.23 lakh (New Delhi)
March 2015 sales: 17,971 units
ARAI mileage: 22.7 kpl

3. Maruti Suzuki Swift

3. Maruti Suzuki Swift

Pros: Great to drive
Refinement
Standard equipment
Service network

Cons: Not best build quality in segment
Turbo lag below 2000 rpm (diesel)

Starting on-road price: INR 4.79 lakh (New Delhi)
March 2015 sales: 16,722 units
ARAI mileage: 20.4 kpl (petrol); 25.2 kpl (diesel)

4. Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

4. Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

Pros: Surprisingly spacious, great head room
Comfortable, upright seating
Practical, good ingress/egress
Fuel efficiency
Service network

Cons: Boxy styling may not appeal to all
Thick A-pillar restricts visibility slightly

Starting on-road price: INR 3.82 lakh (New Delhi)
March 2015 sales: 15,198 units
ARAI mileage: 20.51 kpl

5. Hyundai Elite i20

5. Hyundai Elite i20

Pros: Roomy
Great looks
Well equipped

Cons: Slightly restricted knee room for tall drivers
Relatively high price
No automatic variant

Starting on-road price: INR 5.67 lakh (New Delhi)
March 2015 sales: 12,812 units
ARAI mileage: 18.24 kpl (petrol); 21.76 kpl (diesel)

6. Mahindra Bolero

6. Mahindra Bolero

Pros: Rugged, all-terrain capability
Decent fuel economy for its class
Decent ride quality

Cons:
Poor handling
Limited legroom
Fit and finish not up to the mark

Starting on-road price: INR 7.40 lakh (New Delhi)
March 2015 sales: 10,481 units
ARAI mileage: 15.96 kpl

7. Honda City

7. Honda City

Pros: Powerful but still fuel efficient
Reliability
Upmarket looks
Rear seat comfort
Safety features

Cons: Wheels look disproportionately small to body
Skinny tyres
Higher variants can get expensive

Starting on-road price: INR 8.32 lakh (New Delhi)
March 2015 sales: 9,777 units
ARAI mileage: 17.80 kpl (petrol); 26.00 kpl (diesel)

8. Hyundai Grand i10

8. Hyundai Grand i10

Pros: Good looks
Nippy performance
Available in auto variant
Roomy for its size

Cons: Lower variants lack safety features

Starting on-road price: INR 5.06 lakh (New Delhi)
March 2015 sales: 8,856 units
ARAI mileage: 18.90 kpl (petrol); 24.00 kpl (diesel)

9. Honda Amaze

9. Honda Amaze

Pros: Performance, handling
Fuel efficiency
Effective air con
Big boot

Cons: Unappealing interior design
Lack of airbags option on lower variants

Starting on-road price: INR 5.06 lakh (New Delhi)
March 2015 sales: 8,856 units
ARAI mileage: 18.00 kpl (petrol); 25.80 kpl (diesel)

10. Maruti Omni

10. Maruti Omni

Pros: Versatility
Space
Cheap to run

Cons: Poor braking, crumple zones
Sluggish performance
Poor handling

Starting on-road price: INR 2.32 lakh (New Delhi)
March 2015 sales: 6,665 units
ARAI mileage: 16.80 kpl

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Story first published: Monday, April 20, 2015, 17:33 [IST]
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