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Best Budget Cars to Buy in India (3 - 6 lakhs)

​Budget cars are compact, attractive, fuel efficient, easy to park and have a significantly lower car Insurance premium. No wonder they are a hot commodity in the car market. Gone are the times when the average car buyer was restricted to 3-4 car models. The Indian car market has expanded significantly over last two decades. In the present time and age, even the average consumer is flooded with dozens of choices. Given the rapidly expanding middle class in the country, most of the car manufacturers are coming up with new and better entry level car models each year. If you are planning to buy a car under 5 lakhs, the market is rife with choices. Naturally, choosing the perfect one from the clutter can be confusing. To make things easier for you, we have listed our top picks for Budget Cars in India along with all the important specifications

Tata Tiago

Tata Tiago stands out from its counterparts with its striking modern design, spacious cabin, considerably powerful engine, good built quality and most of all, it’s attractive pricing. It is available in both petrol and diesel variants and offers commendable fuel efficiency. The car also boasts smart and convenient features such as smartphone enabled Turn-By-Turn Navigation App, Multi-drive Mode and 22 Utility Spaces. It is definitely among the best cars available today in the budget hatchback segment.

Price: - Rs 3.20 lakh to Rs 5.67 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Mileage: Petrol – 23.84 KMPL, Diesel – 27.28 KMPL

Renault Kwid

The Renault Kwid is currently the hot favourite in its segment, given its sporty SUV-like build, airy cabin, smart features such as digital instrument cluster, touchscreen infotainment system and excellent ground clearance. The car is powered by an 800cc 3-cylinder petrol engine paired with a manual transmission.
 
Price: - Rs 2.64 lakh to Rs 3.95 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Mileage: - Petrol - 23.01 KMPL

Maruti Suzuki Celerio

The Maruti Suzuki Celerio was the first car to introduce automated manual transmission (AMT) in its segment. The car is perfectly suited for city drives and is among the most fuel-efficient cars available in the market today. It comes in both petrol and diesel variants and is powered by a 1.0-litre K10 petrol engine and 800cc DDiS diesel engine.
 
Price: Rs 4.03 lakh to Rs 5.11 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Mileage: -Diesel - 27.62 KMPL,  Petrol - 23.1 KMPL

Hyundai Grand i10

Although the Hyundai Grand i10 is the oldest car on the list, it is still one of the best. The Hyundai Grand i10 offers a host of smart features such as keyless entry, button start, parking sensor and top-notch safety features like dual airbags and ABS. You can buy the petrol model under 5 lakhs. The petrol version of the car is powered by the sturdy 1.2-litre Kappa petrol engine. The Hyundai Grand i10 is available in both automatic and manual transmission options. 
Price: - Rs 4.91 lakh to Rs 7.02 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Mileage: - Petrol - 18.90 KMPL