The most demanding entry-level segment and sub-compact segment in the Indian automobile sector is cars. Such cars are bought the most. If you are also planning to buy a new car and your budget is 8 lakh rupees or less. Here are 5 great cars in your budget. These cars are the top models in the range of up to 8 lakhs. You can choose any of these cars according to your choice and budget.
1- Maruti Suzuki Baleno
If you want to buy a Maruti car then Maruti Suzuki Baleno is a great option for you. The Baleno is a premium hatchback car that has been a popular choice for a long time. The Baleno comes with the only BS6-compliant 1.2-litre petrol engine. However, now you will not get a diesel engine in it. The petrol engine generates a maximum power of 83PS, peak torque of 113Nm. The car is also available with a mild-hybrid system, which has been added to mild-hybrid technology. For transmission, it has a 5-speed manual gearbox with optional CVT automatic. You can buy many variants of Baleno in a budget of less than 8 lakhs. You can go to the option of two dualjet trims and entry-level automatic variants. At the same time, the price of Sigma trim variant is 5.63 lakhs while the cost of Alpha manual trim is Rs 7.61 lakhs.
2- Hyundai Elite i20
You can buy Magna Plus (Rs 6.49 lakh), Sport Plus (Rs 7.36 lakh) and Sport Plus Plus Dual Tone (Rs 7.66 lakh) for less than Rs 8 lakh. Hyundai Elite i20 has lost its optional automatic and diesel powertrain by converting from BS4 to BS6. The hatchback is now available only in four variants, out of which three are under 8 lakh. The car is powered by a 1.2-litre four-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol engine. Which generates a power of 83PS and torque of 113Nm. The engine gets a standard 5-speed manual transmission. People also like this Honda car.
3- Tata Altroz
Tata Motors launched its Altros car in a competition between Hyundai Elite i20 and Maruti Suzuki Baleno. The Altroz offers two BS6-compliant powertrains, including 1.2-litre petrol with 86PS power and 113Nm torque generated and a 1.5-litre diesel engine generating 90PS power and 200Nm torque. In the budget of 8 lakhs, you can buy any petrol variant of Tata Altroz. You can also buy XE diesel and XM diesel trims in diesel, which are priced at 6.99 lakh and 7.75 lakh.
4- Honda Amaze
In a budget of less than 8 lakhs, you can choose the E, S, V, S CVT and VX petrol variants of Honda Amaze as well as E diesel variants. These are priced at 6.09 lakhs (E), 6.81 lakhs (S), 7.44 lakhs (V), 7.71 lakhs (S CVT), 7.92 lakhs (VX) and 7.55 lakhs (E diesel). Even after converting from Amaze BS4 to BS6, both petrol and diesel engines are available. The Sub-4 meter sedan is powered by a 1.2-litre, naturally aspirated petrol engine that generates 90PS power and 110Nm of torque. The 1.5-litre diesel engine generates 100PS peak power and 200Nm maximum torque. With the CVT auto transmission, it generates 80PS power and 160Nm torque.
5- Maruti Suzuki Dzire
Maruti Suzuki Dzire for less than 8 lakhs price is also a good option for you. The company recently launched the mid-life facelift model of the Dzire. It has a cosmetic upgrade. You will get the new BS6 compliant 1.2-litre dual jet engine in the Dzire that generates 90PS power, 113Nm torque. This engine is equipped with mild-hybrid technology, the Dzire comes with a 5-speed automatic gearbox including a 5-speed manual and an Idol start-stop system. In the budget of 8 lakh rupees, you can buy Desire’s LXi (5.89 lakh), VXi (6.79 lakh), VXi AT (7.31 lakh), ZXi (7.48 lakh) and ZXi AT (8 lakh).