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Top 10 Low Maintenance Cars in India 2020

Don’t you feel bad to hear strange noises coming from the engine or when the “Check Engine” light illuminates on your dashboard? That’s the time when you’ve no other option but to take your car to the nearest servicing center and get the problem fixed. Buying a car means lots of responsibilities. It’s a valuable asset that you use it almost daily. Like a house, a car also needs regular maintenance. So, you shouldn’t wait for the final damage to the engine or any other electrical devices embedded in the car. But no maintenance service is free. Within the warranty period, of course, the company provides free maintenance service but that would end one day. You have to keep provision for regular maintenance services like once in every six months or three months. Luckily, on Indian roads loads of low maintenance cars are running for years.

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List of Low Maintenance Cars in India

The following is the list of top 10 low maintenance cars 2020. These cars don’t need routine checkups, still, they run mile after mile without creating any issue. Even if you are taking these cars to the service centers for a routine checkup, you will not incur lump sum maintenance costs.

For each car, you need to study the Total Cost of Ownership right at the time of purchase. Maintaining a car for next years is being calculated by the TCO Calculator and shows the actual picture of owning a particular car.

1. Maruti Suzuki Alto

Price range – Rs. 2.95 – Rs. 4.36 Lakhs

Alto is one of the most popular budget cars in India. The latest model of Alto is now available in the BS-VI petrol engine. It’s a 5-seater car. Its transmission type is manual, fuel capacity is around 22KMPL, engine capacity is 796cc, and maximum power 48BHO. On bumpy roads, it can run for years without and severe damage. As a result, the maintenance cost remains fairly low.

Maruti suzaki alto 2020

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) – Considering 1000KMs of travel per month, TCO of this car for 5 years would be Rs. 7.23 lakhs approximately including the depreciation value. The service cost would be around Rs. 27,000.

2. Hyundai Xcent Prime

Price Range – Rs. 5.37 – Rs. 6.40 Lakhs

This brand of hatchback from the house of Hyundai is a 5-seater popular model in India. It has a fuel capacity of approximately 19 KMPL, maximum power 81 BHP, engine capacity of 1197 Cc, and manual transmission. Hyundai Xcent Prime is counted among the low maintenance cars.

Hyundai Xcent Prime 2020

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) – Considering 1000KMs of travel per month, TCO of this car for 5 years would be Rs. 8.01 lakhs approximately including the depreciation value and insurance cost. The service cost would be around Rs.19,026.

3. Hyundai Santro

Price Range – Rs. 4.57 – Rs. 6.25 Lakhs

Santro has a BS6 petrol engine that runs long. This 5 -seater Hyundai model has a manual transmission, fuel capacity of 21KMPL approximately, maximum power 1086Cc, and maximum power 68BHP. It’s a popular choice due to a strong built and robust engine. It’s maintenance never bothers the owners.

Hyundai Santro 2020

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) – Considering 1000KMs of travel per month, TCO of this car for 5 years would be Rs. 6.75 lakhs approximately including the depreciation value and insurance cost. The service cost would be around Rs.17,820.

4. Renault KWID

Price Range – Rs. 3.05 – Rs. 5.18 Lakhs

This 5-seater hatchback has a 3-cylinder petrol engine. The car offers fuel efficiency of 21KMPL approximately. Its engine capacity is 799Cc and maximum power achievable is 53BHP.  Buyers who go for long drive prefer this car very much.

Renault KWID 2020

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) – Considering 1000KMs of travel per month, TCO of this car for 5 years would be Rs. 6.44 lakhs approximately including the depreciation value and insurance cost. For the first 5 years there is no service cost.

5. Datsun Redi Go

Price Range – Rs. 2.05 – Rs. 4.8 Lakhs

Datsun Redi Go is a budget car that requires minimum maintenance. This 5-seater petrol hatchback runs with I-SAT engine. It has a manual transmission, maximum power of 53BHP, approximately 22KMPL fuel efficiency, and 799 engine capacity.

Datsun Redi Go 2020

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) – Considering 1000KMs of travel per month, TCO of this car for 5 years would be Rs. 5.38 lakhs approximately including the depreciation value and insurance cost. The service cost would be around Rs. 15,957.

6. Tata Tiago

Price Range – Rs. 4.69 – Rs. 6.73 Lakhs

Tata Tiago may seem a bit expensive at the time of purchasing but the buyers have found it one of the best low maintenance cars in India. This 5-seater hatchback runs with the Revotorq engine. It’s designed to provide zippy driving experience along with maximum fuel economy. It has a manual transmission, maximum power of 84BHP, approximately 24KMPL fuel efficiency, and 1199 engine capacity.

Tata Tiago 2020

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) – Considering 1000KMs of travel per month, TCO of this car for 5 years would be Rs. 7.01 lakhs approximately including the depreciation value and insurance cost. The service cost would be around Rs.13,324.

7. Ford Figo

Price Range – Rs. 5.49 – Rs. 8.15 Lakhs

This is another popular low maintenance cost car in India. The car is slowly but steadily getting popularity for its robust Ti-VCT engine, best automobile technology, and stronger built. It has a manual transmission, maximum power of 98BHP, approximately 20KMPL fuel efficiency, and 1196 engine capacity.

Ford Figo 2020

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) – Considering 1000KMs of travel per month, TCO of this car for 5 years would be Rs. 7.47 lakhs approximately including the depreciation value and insurance cost. The service cost would be around Rs. 26,347.

8. Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

Price Range – Rs. 4.46 – Rs. 5.95 Lakhs

Since the very beginning Wagon R of Maruti Suzuki has been a huge success. This 5-seater petrol hatchback car has manual type transmission, a fuel capacity of 21KMPL approximately, maximum power 67 BHP, and engine capacity 998Cc. The car doesn’t need high maintenance and can be maintained with few servicing only.

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 2020

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) – Considering 1000KMs of travel per month, TCO of this car would be Rs. 6.75 lakhs approximately including the depreciation value and insurance cost. The service cost would be around Rs. 17,820.

9. Maruti Suzuki Swift

Price Range – Rs. 5.19 – Rs. 8.02 Lakhs

This brand is one of the best cars with the lowest maintenance cost. This 5-seater hatchback has a manual transmission, the fuel efficiency of 21KMPL approximately, maximum power 82 BHP, and engine capacity of 1197Cc. It’s fuel efficiency, strong built, and most modern engine DDiS 190 engine keeps running year after year.

Maruti Suzuki Swift 2020

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) – Considering 1000KMs of travel per month, TCO of this car (Model ZXI Plus BS-VI) would be Rs. 8.05 lakhs approximately including the depreciation value and insurance cost. The service cost would be around Rs. 15,813.

10. Hyundai Grand i10 Prime

Price Range – Rs. 4.98 – Rs. 6.08 Lakhs

The car has remained in the list of popular choice and low maintenance cars during the past three years. this 5-seater petrol hatchback car has a manual transmission, fuel capacity of 20KMPL approximately, 1197 Cc engine capacity, and 81 BHP maximum power.

Hyundai Grand i10 Prime 2020

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) – Considering 1000KMs of travel per month, TCO of this car for 5 years would be Rs. 6.84 lakhs approximately including the depreciation value and insurance cost. The service cost would be around Rs. 18,189.

Low maintenance cars have multiple benefits. The cars have a sturdy built and strong engines. People having an interest in cars many a time retreat apprehending the maintenance costs of the cars. They are the real cost-savers for the owners. There is a phrase that owning a car is something equal to keeping an elephant as a pet. These cars basically nullify such phrases, fulfill your dream of owning a car and even safeguard your pocket from burning.

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