Travelling back home from a long day’s work can be a little irritating when you constantly have to play with the lever to shift gears and use your legs for the clutch. Automatic cars have been introduced to the market to eliminate all of this and make way for a peaceful drive. Now, not all the manufacturers have introduced their cars with automatic transmission and even if they did, they would cost more than what the manual costs. But there are some affordable automatic cars you can buy to have a stress free ride. Here is a list of top 5 ( not necessarily in order) affordable automatic cars you can buy in India.
Maruti Alto K10
Alto K10 is the second car from Maruti to be introduced with AMT after the Celerio. It has a best in class fuel economy of 24.07 kmpl which is really impressive. This is an entry level hatchback from Maruti and the interior quality and features is not as good as one would expect. K10 gets a 1.0 litre engine making 67 bhp and 90Nm of torque. You can get the Maruti Alto K10 for 4.05 lakh rupees ex showroom Delhi.
Tata Nano GenX
Tata surprised the world when they launched the world’s most affordable car back in 2009. Tata has updated the Nano since then and they finally got us the Nano with automatic transmission. The Nano is powered by a 624cc petrol engine making 31 bhp and 57 Nm of torque. It is not a looker and Tata never designed it to be one. It serves as an everyday car and adding an auto transmission just makes it better. Nano’s mileage is claimed to be 21.9 kmpl and you could get a Nano automatic for 2.92 lakh rupees ex showroom Delhi.
First car from Maruti to get an automatic transmission is the Celerio. Celerio is powered by the same engine as on the K10 and the difference being the looks and the features it packs. The increase in weight lays back the Celerio by almost a km in terms of the fuel economy. Celerio returns 23.1 km to the litre and you could get yourself a celerio for 4.50 lakh rupees ex showroom Delhi.
Renault Kwid AMT
This baby hatchback from Renault has proved to be a great entry level car and now Renault is making it better by adding an AMT to the Kwid. The Kwid gets a 1.0 litre engine making 53.2 bhp and 91 Nm of torque giving 24.03 km to the litre. You could get yourself a Renault Kwid AMT for 4.3 lakh rupees ex showroom Delhi.
Hyundai Grand i10
Some of the highlights of the Grand i10 are its exteriors, interiors, engine, power, style, as well as the mileage. A very good automatic car that comes with great looks and mileage which is priced at 6.22 Lakhs. Tech specs of Grand i10 – 1.2-litre Kappa Petrol engine giving out 81.9 bhp of power and 114 Nm of torque with a 4-speed automatic transmission.
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