Here’s the list of India’s top 10 low maintenance cars.
Majority of car buyers in India, prefer owning a low maintenance car. However, finding one can seem like a daunting task to many. Here are the top 10 low maintenance cars in India that you can consider buying to save big on the ownership expenses.
One of the best-selling entry-level hatchbacks in the Indian market, Marui Suzuki Alto, recently got updated and now it comes with a BS-VI ready petrol engine, along with many safety and comfort features. The car costs between Rs. 2.94 lakhs to Rs. 4.36 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi), being quite an affordable and low maintenance car in the Indian car market.
2. Renault KWID
Powered by either a 0.8L petrol engine (54Ps peak power and 72Nm peak torque) that comes mated to a 5-speed manual transmission or a 1.0L petrol motor (68Ps peak power and 91Nm peak torque and comes linked to a 5-speed manual or a 5-speed AMT gearbox, Renault KWID is another low maintenance car in this list. The mileage of Renault KWID ranges from 23.01kmpl to 25.17kmpl (ARAI mileage figures) depending on the variant. It is available in the price range of Rs. 2.92 lakhs to Rs. 5.01 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi).
3. Maruti Suzuki Celerio
Being a popular low maintenance car in the automatic category, Maruti Suzuki Celerio is available in the range of Rs. 4.46 – 5.63 lakhs (ex-showroom, India). It is offered in both AMT as well as manual gearboxes. The overall design of the car is simple and it features a chrome lining on the front grille. Under the hood, it gets a 1.0-litre petrol engine, which is reliable and fuel-efficient.
4. Maruti Suzuki Wagon R
This particular car has been very popular in the Indian market for nearly two decades. Its updated version, the bigger Wagon R is also very appealing and comes with more space for the passengers to accommodate comfortably. The car has a premium design, is coupled with a host of exciting features and is powered by a 1-litre petrol engine that comes mated to a 5-speed manual or AMT gearbox. Its fuel efficient engine and affordable service make it a car with low maintenance in India.
Maruti Swift has been India’s best selling hatchback and currently, the carmaker sells its new generation across India. It attracts even more audience than before. The third-gen Swift is available in both manual as well as AMT gearboxes. It also gets a new design along with a host of comfort and safety features. You will find this car in both petrol and diesel options. It is priced between Rs. 5.19 – 8.02 lakh (ex-showroom, India).
One of the best compact sedans in the Indian market that falls in the low maintenance cars category is Maruti Suzuki Dzire. Its new version exhibits a more premium design and comes equipped with many fabulous features. The car is priced between Rs. 5.89 – 8.81 lakhs (ex-showroom) and features both manual and automatic gearboxes. Both, petrol and diesel engine trims of Dzire are available in the market.
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7. Hyundai Grand i10
An entry-level hatchback, the Grand i10 also comes with an advantage of low maintenance cost. The 1.2-litre petrol engine of Hyundai Grand i10 supplies great power to the wheels via a 5-speed manual gearbox. It is priced between Rs. 5.89 lakhs to 5.99 lakhs (ex-showroom, India).
8. Maruti Suzuki Baleno
Maruti Baleno, the premium hatchback is another low maintenance car in the list. Although the car is sold via NEXA dealerships of Maruti Suzuki, but despite being a premium positioning by the company, it doesn’t put a dent in your wallet. Sporty looks, bigger dimensions and enough space inside are some of its pros. It is available in the price range of Rs. 5.64 lakhs to Rs. 8.96 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi).
9. Hyundai Aura
The newly launched Hyundai Aura also makes its way to the list because of the amazing warranty offers by the company. Buyers can choose from 3 warranty choices which are – 3 years/1,00,000 kms, 4 years/50,000 kms and 5 years/40,000 kms. The Aura has replaced the Xcent sedan which was previously one of the best low maintenance cars in India. It is available in multiple engine choices – 1.2L Kappa Petrol, 1.0L Turbo GDI petrol and 1.2L U2 CRDi diesel. Both, AMT and manual transmission options are available for the buyers.
10. Tata Tigor
Tata Tigor is also among the low maintenance cars in India. The newer version of the Tata Tigor is offered in the price bracket of Rs. 5.75 lakhs to Rs. 6.99 lakhs (ex-showroom, India). The car has secured a 4-star rating at Global NCAP crash tests and is one of the safest sedans in the segment. It is the BS-6 compliant, 1.2L Revotron petrol engine that powers this compact sedan. Backed by the reliable India-born car brand, Tata Motors, the Tigor is indeed a car you can trust for its low maintenance cost.
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