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Saturday, July 29, 2017

Best Petrol Cars under 7 Lacs - A Complete Guide

If you are a city commuter who travels around 20-30 KM a day, most of the auto gurus will recommend a Petrol car over a diesel one. However if you are running on a tight budget, the choices become trickier. Today we are going to recommend most affordable yet powerful and durable urban city cars under Rs. 7 Lacs.

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Best Petrol Cars under 7 Lacs:

1. Tata Tigor (Revotron XZ)

Pros -         Very good looking exterior and interiors compact Sedan
                   2 front airbags
                    Comes with a powerful engine & project lamps
                    Manual seat adjustment
                    CD Player with USB & Aux-in (Harmon)
                    Excellent boot space
Cons -  Recently launched and hence not much details available for long term use
Ground Clearance – 170 mm
Boot – 419 Lts
Mileage - 23 KMPL
Price (exShowroom Hyd) – Rs. 6.11 Lacs

2. Ford Aspire (Ford Aspire 1.2 Ti-VCT Titanium)

Pros -  Good-looking compact sedan
          Loaded with features
            Best-in-segment pricing
            Driver frontal airbag, Front passenger frontal airbag
            Fully automatic climate control
Cons - Fuel efficiency bit low when compared to the competition
Ground Clearance – 174 mm
Boot – 359 Lts
Mileage - 18.6 KMPL
Price (exShowroom Hyd) – Rs. 6.13 Lacs

3. Volkswagen Ameo (Volkswagen Ameo Trendline 1.2L (P))

 Pros -  ABS and airbags as standard
            Impressive ARAI-claimed mileage figures
Cons – This is a base model
          After sales service is expensive
          Looks from the rear angle
            Rear seats are cramped
            Multi function steering missing
            Audio system missing
Ground Clearance – 165 mm
Boot – 330 Lts
Mileage - 19 KMPL
Price (exShowroom Hyd) – Rs. 5.69 Lacs

Also Read: Guide to buy Second Hand/ Preowned Car in India 

4. Suzuki Dzire (Maruti Suzuki Dzire VXI 2017 model)

  Pros -  Impressive Mileage
             Best-in-segment safety features
Cons – Dzire is more popular with taxi owners
             Suzuki stated that this model will not be used for Taxi purpose
             Same old Dzire engine
Ground Clearance – 163 mm
Boot – 378 Lts
Mileage - 22 KMPL
Price (exShowroom Hyd) – Rs. 6.27 Lacs

5. Tata Tiago (Tata Tiago Revotron XZ AMT)

Pros -  Ample storage spaces
           Class leading mileage numbers
            Pleasant design in its class
           Automatic Variant
           Best in Class Climate Controls
Cons – Engine noise audible inside the car
           Rear headroom is low
            Best suited car for 4 people only
Ground Clearance – 170 mm
Boot – 240 Lts
Mileage - 24 KMPL
Price (exShowroom Hyd) – Rs. 5.58 Lacs

6. Honda Jazz (S Petrol)

Pros - Spacious and better-equipped cabin
          Improved exteriors
          Tried and tested Engine
          Plush interiors and Honda Quality assurance
Cons – Low ground clearance
            Expensive after sales services & parts
             Slightly Expensive
Ground Clearance – 165 mm
Boot – 354 Lts
Mileage - 18.7 KMPL
Price (exShowroom Hyd) – Rs. 6.71 Lacs

7. Ignis (Maruti Suzuki Ignis Delta 1.2 AT)

Pros - Frugal and Practical
          AMT offers great convenience
          Excellent for city conditions
          Driver frontal airbag, Front passenger frontal airbag
          CD Player with USB & Aux-in
          Best in class ground clearance
Cons – Somewhat boxy styling may not please all
             Not good looking rear
             Poor Boot space
             Not suitable for long travel due to boot space for sufficient luggage
Ground Clearance – 180 mm
Boot – 260 Lts
Mileage - 20.89 KMPL
Price (exShowroom Hyd) – Rs. 5.80 Lacs

Waitlisted Cars under 7 Lacs: Volkswagen Polo, Hyundai i20, Mahindra KUV, Suzuki Desire Swift, Honda Brio and Amaze, Toyota Liva and Ford Figo.

Final Observation and Verdict:

The top 3 petrol compact sedans we would recommend are 1) Tata Tigor (Revotron XZ) 2) Suzuki Dzire (2017 VXI Model ) and 3) Ford Aspire (Ford Aspire 1.2 Ti-VCT Titanium)  while the top 3 petrol hatch-backs are 1) Tata Tiago AMT 2) Suzuki Ignis AMT and 3) Honda Jazz ( S Petrol).

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  1. GOOD POST. Maruti swift vdi is a good car it has all things needed but it has less space only Maruti should need to increase some space in this car and it's looks are also very nice, it's power mileage is also good this is comfortable and pick up point is also very good.


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