Tata rolled out a facelift for the Tigor initially of 2020, bringing a recent design and a BS-VI-compliant petrol engine. As earlier than, the 1.2-litre petrol unit may be had with handbook and AMT choices. The AMT unit is sweet however not nice. However, the Tigor AMT’s worth proposition makes the compact sedan very tempting.
Tata Tigor sub-₹10 lakh variants (ex-showroom, India)
XMA: ₹6.6 lakh (petrol)
XZA+: ₹7.49 lakh (petrol)
Of the three engine choices out there on the Aura, particularly a 1.zero turbo-petrol, 1.2 petrol and 1.2 diesel, the latter two may be had with AMT automatic gearboxes. Hyundai’s AMT unit works nicely sufficient however does get caught out every so often. Interestingly, in diesel-AMT type, the Hyundai Aura is probably the most fuel-efficient diesel automotive on sale in India. Sadly, you need to compromise on just a few options because the automatics will not be out there in top-spec type.
Hyundai Aura AMT sub-₹10 lakh variants (ex-showroom, India)
S AMT: ₹7.06 lakh (petrol); ₹8.24 lakh (diesel)
SX+ AMT: ₹8.05 lakh (petrol); ₹9.23 lakh (diesel)
Maruti Suzuki Dzire
Maruti’s compact sedan has not too long ago been refreshed and now comes with a extra highly effective but additionally extra frugal 1.2-litre Ok12N petrol engine. The new engine makes the Maruti Dzire probably the most environment friendly petrol automotive in India, when the engine is paired with the AMT gearbox. Compared to its rivals, the Dzire is on the expensive aspect, however it does include ample cabin house and a very good quantity of equipment.
Maruti Suzuki Dzire AMT sub-₹10 lakh variants (ex-showroom, Delhi)
VXi AGS: ₹7.31 lakh (petrol)
ZXi AGS: ₹8 lakh (petrol)
ZXi+ AGS: ₹8.80 lakh (petrol)
The Honda Amaze is exclusive in India by advantage of providing a CVT automatic possibility for each petrol and diesel variations. The CVT models work nicely with each engines, and eager drivers will just like the paddleshifters supplied on the petrol model. The comfort (and economic system) of the CVTs apart, we’d suggest the Amaze for its roomy cabin.
Honda Amaze CVT sub-₹10 lakh variants (ex-showroom, Delhi)
S CVT: ₹7.72 lakh (petrol); ₹8.92 lakh (diesel)
V CVT: ₹8.35 lakh (petrol); ₹9.55 lakh (diesel)
VX CVT: ₹8.75 lakh (petrol); ₹9.96 lakh (diesel)
Toyota’s Yaris is the one different mid-size sedan with an automatic that comes inside a ₹10 lakh finances. The Yaris’ engine is sweet sufficient for town however feels out of depth on the freeway; its CVT gearbox is good if pushed in an unhurried method. Although the Yaris will get segment-leading security equipment, it’s underwhelming in numerous elements.
Toyota Yaris CVT sub-₹10 lakh variants (ex-showroom, Delhi)
J(O) CVT: ₹9.56 lakh (petrol)
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz
The worth choose amongst mid-size sedans, the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz can be certainly one of solely two fashions from the phase with an automatic model that’s priced under ₹10 lakh. The Ciaz’s 4-speed torque converter automatic might sound prehistoric however it’s effective for metropolis use. As it’s, Suzuki’s 1.5-litre petrol mild-hybrid powertrain will not be one to get your pulse racing. The Ciaz does impress for its house and effectivity.
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz A/T sub-₹10 lakh variants (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Delta A/T: ₹9.98 lakh (petrol)