Owning a car is a dream that almost all Indian families nurture. In the earlier days, cars were a symbol of status than a necessity. However, in the present times, it has become more or less a necessity. Hence, there are many cars in the market, which cater to the travel needs of different kinds of people. Of them, the hatchbacks and other compact cars seems to appeal to most people. Affordability, ease of use and small size are often the factors that work in the favour of these cars. Here is a look at some of the best cars that fits the bill. The only criterion used is that they fall in the five to six lakh rupee category.
There are close to 30 cars, which fall in this category and here is a peek on some of them.
Chevrolet Aveo U-VA – The popular hatchback from Chevrolet, Aveo U-VA, is one of the best cars that falls in this category. Available for a price starting from INR Rs.5.07 lakh, the Aveo is a good car to own.
Tata Indigo CS – Tata Indigo series of compact sedans are also priced between five to six lakh rupees. Featuring a 70 bhp diesel engine, the price of these cars starts at INR 5.02 lakh, which make them affordable.
Hyundai i10 – The i10 series from Hyundai are also priced between five to six lakh rupees. These are powerful cars with 80 bhp engine and many add on features. Their prices start from INR 5.13 lakh onwards.
Maruti Suzuki Ritz one of the most popular cars in India, Maruti Ritz is also available for a price starting from 5.07 to 5.42 lakh rupees. These cars are powered by 75 bhp power mills and they offer a reasonable mileage of about 15 kmpl.
Ford Figo – The small car from Ford, Figo is one of the best cars costing between five to six lakh rupees. It runs on a 69 bhp diesel engine and costs in the range of INR 5.15 to 5.51 lakh.
Toyota Etios – The Etios series of cars from Toyota are another set of popular cars that are affordable. The 90 bhp powerful engine of these cars ensure great drivability. They come for a price range of INR 5.04 to 5.54 lakh.
Maruti Suzuki Swift – Another best-seller car from Maruti, Swift, also falls in the five to six lakh rupee cost category. It can be bought for a price of INR 5.36 to 5.55 lakh.
Few other popular cars like Ford Ikon, Nissan Micra, Tata Indica Vista, Hyundai Accent and Hyundai i20 also fall in this category. Apart from these, there are many more cars, which are quite affordable and offer good performance.