Hatchback cars have always been a strong favorite among automobile buyers. While some find it easy to drive a hatchback, some just love the unique design. There is no dearth of hatchback cars in the market and if you are looking to buy one, chances are that you are confused with the number of options in the market. Relax, we have got the best recommendations for manual transmission hatchback cars charted out for you.
List of best manual hatchback cars 2021
With a stunning design, top safety features, and power-packed performance, Tata Altroz checks all the buyer requirements with ease. The car became a prominent face of car safety standards in India with its perfect 5/5 Global NCAP ratings. Though the car is available in 3 engine variants, currently, all are sold as manual gear hatchback cars in India.
|Type||1.2L Revotron||1.2L i-Turbo||1.5L Turbocharged Revotorn|
|Max Power||86PS @ 6000 RPM||110PS @ 5500 RPM||90PS @ 4000RPM|
|Max Torque||113Nm @ 3300 RPM||140Nm @ 1500-5500 RPM||200Nm @ 1250-3000 RPM|
Tata Altroz price: Rs 5.89 – 9.43 lacs (Ex-showroom price)
Hyundai i20 N Line
If there is one hatchback which essays unmatched style it must be i20. The latest car design is inspired by WRC which is sporty and thrilling in appeal. It is powered by a 1.0 Tubro GDi Petrol engine, it produces a maximum power output of 120PS @ 6000 RPM and a peak torque of 172 Nm @ 1500-400RPM.
Hyundai i20 Line price: Rs 9.84 – 11.75 lacs (Ex-showroom)
Maruti Suzuki Wagon-R
The all-new Wagon-R comes with a Dual Driving Mode for the driver to shift from manual to auto and vice versa with a simple gear shift. Wagon-R is a complete family car with all the latest features and is an economical option for all looking to buy a reliable hatchback.
|K10B||50 kW @ 5500 RPM (Petrol)|
43.5 kW @ 5500 RPM (CNG)
|90 Nm @ 3500 RPM (Petrol)|
78 Nm @ 3500 RPM (CNG)
|K12M||61 kW @ 6000 RPM (Petrol)||113 Nm @ 4200 RPM (Petrol)|
Maruti Suzuki Wagon-R price: Rs 4.93 lacs (Ex-showroom price)
Toyota Glanza is probably the most underrated manual shift hatchback cars in the country. The car has silently crafted a niche for itself in the Indian auto sector. Powered by a K-series engine, it generates a maximum power output of 82.9 PS @ 6000 RPM and a peak torque of 113 Nm @ 4200 RPM. The car delivers an economical mileage of 19.56 to 21.96 kmpl.
Toyota Glanza price: Rs 7.49-9.45* lacs (Ex-showroom price)
Maruti Suzuki Swift
Maruti Suzuki is another gem of a hatchback from Maruti Suzuki which has gone through a major transformation since its launch. The car appeals to all irrespective of the age group of requirements. It is powered by a K series Dual jet engine which produces a maximum power output of 88.50bhp @ 6000 RPM and a peak torque of 113 Nm @ 4400 RPM.
Maruti Suzuki Swift price: ₹ 5.85 lacs (Ex-showroom price)
Though the emergence of automatic cars has somewhat shadowed the popularity of manual shift hatchback cars, the choice ultimately comes down to individual preference. When you drive a manual transmission car, you feel in control of your drive. The sound of a revving engine with every gear shift is what feeds the soul of car fanatics. The suggestions are the top-notch offerings in the hatchback manual transmission category. Set your budget, check out the respective car specifications, and enjoy a breezy drive with your favorite car.