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Best Petrol Cars To Buy This Festive Season Between INR 5-10 Lakh

With onset of Navratras, the festive season has truly begun in India. The market is abuzz with festive fervour and customers are going ahead with long-pending purchase decisions. It is that time of the year when customers buy new vehicles as this festive period is considered to be an auspicious time for big-ticket purchases. The COVID-situation has prompted people now to look for personal mobility. They are looking at all possible options that provide best value for money.

Today, we will look at some of the best petrol cars that are priced between INR 5-10 Lakh and come with great value proposition. The 5-10-lakh-segment is important as it usually includes first-time buyers and those who are looking for upgrading their first vehicles. With so many products available in the market within that range, customers get confused at times and find it difficult to narrow down on their choices. We recommend some great options for customers looking for petrol cars under the price range of Rs 5-10 lakh.

  1. New Honda Amaze

Honda Amaze is a popular 5-seater family sedan and has seen a resounding success in its segment. With more than 4.5 lakh happy customers, Honda Amaze has been the most preferred family sedan among personal buyers and the largest selling model for Honda in India. Amaze has also been one of the top choices for first-time buyers for being a great value proposition. The compact sedan comes with class-leading cabin space and excels in comfort and driving dynamics. With the new enhanced looks and re-designed front facia, LED headlights, LED fog lamps, 15-inch dual tone alloy wheels and cabin refreshments, New Amaze strives to offer one-class-above experience. The advanced infotainment system comes with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and a host of new age connectivity.

Honda Amaze comes with powerful 1.2 L i-VTEC petrol engine with a choice of Manual and CVT transmission. The range starts from INR 6,32,000 and goes up to INR 9,05,000. All the prices are (ex-showroom Delhi). The Amaze is also available in Diesel variants.

  • Maruti Suzuki Baleno

The Maruti Suzuki Baleno is currently one of the most popular cars in India’s premium hatchback segment. The car has been one of the ‘Top 10 Best-Selling Cars’ almost since its launch in October 2015. The car features a Smartplay system in the higher variants that let you text, call, navigate, and listen to music. The colored TFT Multi Information Display is another convenient feature that gives you a complete overview of everything that is happening in the car.

Baleno comes in 9 Petrol variants with its 1.2L VVT petrol engine and 1.2L Dualjet, Dual VVT engine configuration that are priced between INR 5,99,000 – INR 9,45,000 (Ex-showroom Delhi).

  • Hyundai Aura

Hyundai Aura is a 5-seater Sedan that comes with cascading grille and boomerang-shaped twin-LED DRLs. The sleek projector headlamps and clamshell bonnet is sporty while the t projector fog lamps add a neat touch to the fascia.  The interiors are well-designed and quite ergonomical.  The eight-inch touchscreen display comes with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, voice recognition and Bluetooth connection, and there’s also wireless charging to add to the convenience.

Aura Petrol comes in 1.2 L and 1L engine and available in 7 Petrol variants and ranges between Rs 5.99 lakh – 8.72 lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi)

  • Hyundai Grandi10 NIOS

The Hyundai Grand i10 Nios is a stylish premium hatchback that comes with a premium cabin and new-age features. It features a large signature grille with boomerang-shaped DRLs. There are LED projector headlights and projector fog lamps too. Besides, the Grand i10 Nios gets 15-inch alloy wheels and roof rails. The cabin also has a semi-digital instrument cluster with an eight-inch infotainment touchscreen that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and a host of features like wireless charger, USB ports, Bluetooth connectivity, cooled glove box, rear parking sensors and a camera, and an engine start/stop switch.

The Grand i10 Nios comes in 1.2L Kappa VTVT petrol engine and ranges between Rs 5.28  Lakh – Rs 7.92  Lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)

  • Nissan Magnite

Nissan Magnite, with its stylish looks and extensive feature list, is one of the budget friendly compact SUVs on offer. The Magnite is available with two different 1.0-litre petrol powertrains: a naturally aspirated unit that produces 72 PS of maximum power and 96 Nm of peak torque, and a turbocharged unit that produces 100 PS of power and 160 Nm of torque (152 Nm with CVT). Both engines come standard with a 5-speed manual transmission, but the turbo petrol engine can also be had with an optional CVT automatic transmission. It comes in four variants: XE, XL, XV, and XV Premium. The company offers a variety of car features such as an anti-roll bar, traction control, hill start assist, vehicle dynamic control, and so on.

Magnite Petrol variants come in 1L engine and are priced between Rs 5.59 lakh and Rs 9.74  lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).