Top 10 Sedan Cars in India – Under 10 Lakhs

For Indian customers, efficiency matters the most. Especially in the sedan segment, major talking points are power, style and fuel efficiency. There are more than 20 new models introduced by the manufacturers in the past few years. However, the majority of the position in this top 10 list is held by models which are already tried and tested on the Indian roads. They have proven their mettle time and time again and thus are not only amongst the most affordable sedans in the country but also trustworthy concerning performance and efficiency.

Top 10 Sedan Cars in India

Without further ado, let’s begin with our list. Here are the top 10 sedan cars in India under INR 10 lakhs, starting with the car model in the bottom:

10. Tata Tigor: With Tata Tigor, the Indian manufacturer added a second compact sedan car to its line-up after Tata Zest. Tigor is built on the Tiago platform and was first unveiled at the 2016 Auto Expo in Delhi. With the Horizon Next design ideology at its helm, Tigor has reinvigorated Tata’s hope in succeeding in the highly competitive Indian sedan market. A smiley honeycomb mesh grille on the outside and swanky cabin on the inside catapults Tigor in this list of top 10 sedans cars under INR 10 lakhs.

Key Specifications:
Price: 4.88 to 7.25 lakhs
Engine Displacement: 1047cc
Engine Description: Revotron 1.2L 3 cylinder with MULTI-DRIVE
Max. Power: 69/4000
Max. Torque: 140/1800
Top Speed: 160 km/h
Mileage: 22-24

9. Volkswagen Ameo: The German manufacturer launched the diesel version of its compact sedan some time ago. While the entry-level variant is priced at INR 6.34 lakhs, the flagship variant touches INR 9.5 lakhs (ex-showroom price). Based on the same platform as that of Polo, Ameo slots in perfectly between Polo (hatchback) and Vento (Sedan). Ameo has received a mixed response since its launch but has been doing good enough to keep the image going.

Key Specifications:
Price: 6.34 to 9.5 lakhs
Engine Displacement: 999cc
Engine Description: 1.5L TDI Engine
Max. Power: 75bhp@6200rpm
Max. Torque: 95Nm@3000-4300rpm
Top Speed: 175 km/h
Mileage: 20 kmpl

8. Ford Aspire: Ford Aspire is a compact sedan based on global Ford models under One Ford philosophy. With fascia resonating with Aston Martin, the dual tone beige and black interior of this car coupled with its sturdy hexagonal grille are bound to impress the buyers. Available in 7 colours, rear parking sensors, rear AC vents and projector lamps are some of this model’s key features.

Key Specifications:
Price: 5.8 to 8.7 lakhs
Engine Displacement: 1196cc/1499cc
Engine Description: 1.2/1.5L Petrol Engine
Max. Power: 110bhp@6300rpm
Max. Torque: 136Nm@4250rpm
Top Speed: 180 km/h
Mileage: 20 kmpl

7. Toyota Yaris: Competing in the C-segment with the likes of Honda City, Hyundai Verna and Ciaz, Toyota Yaris is a treat for Toyota lovers. Carrying the pre-facelift Corolla Altis look, this model sports overtones and gives you the premium feel. The two-tone beige and black style is the highlight in interiors.

Key Specifications:
Price: 8.75 to 14.8 lakhs
Engine Displacement: 1496cc
Engine Description: 1.5L Petrol Engine
Max. Power: 106 bhp @ 6000 rpm
Max. Torque: 140 Nm @ 4200 rpm
Top Speed: 190 km/h
Mileage: 17-18 kmpl

6. Hyundai Xcent: The new gen Xcent is based on Grand i10 hatchback and was introduced in 2014 to compete against other sedans. Since its introduction, the model has received several updates including a facelift last year which saw new styling with added equipment.

Key Specifications:
Price: 5.75 to 8.8 lakhs
Engine Displacement: 1496cc
Engine Description: 1.2-litre diesel/petrol engine
Max. Power: 74 bhp @ 4000 rpm
Max. Torque: 190 Nm @ 1750 rpm
Top Speed: 160 km/h
Mileage: 20 kmpl

5. Honda Amaze: Amaze was the Japanese manufacturer’s first compact sedan launched in April 2013. Amaze allowed Honda to enter the extremely competitive compact segment. It’s been five years since the initial introduction, and with numerous upgrades, the 2018 version of this model is inspired by Honda City and houses a beige and black interior.

Key Specifications:
Price: 5.81 to 9.11 lakhs
Engine Displacement: 1199cc/1498cc
Engine Description: 1.2-litre i-VTEC/ 1.5-litre i-DTEC
Max. Power: 79 bhp @ 3600 rpm
Max. Torque: 160 Nm @ 1750 rpm
Top Speed: 170 km/h
Mileage: 24

4. Honda City: Currently in its fourth generation, Honda’s City has been the manufacturer’s most successful sedan thus far. With timely updates, City continues to impress in the fiercely competitive sedan market. It continues with its black and beige interior and adding the new bumpers in the mix; the car looks sportier than before.

Key Specifications:
Price: 8.96 to 14.15 lakhs
Engine Displacement: 1497cc
Engine Description: 1.5 L i-VTEC
Max. Power: 117 bhp @ 6600 rpm
Max. Torque: 145 Nm @ 4600 rpm
Top Speed: 195 km/h
Mileage: 18 kmpl

3. Maruti Suzuki Dzire: Swift has been country’s favourite sedan since its launch in the year 2007. Currently, in its third generation, the Swift moniker has been dropped to give the Dzire a fresh look, and it has got the same with extended exterior design and a new facelift similar to that of Ciaz.

Key Specifications:
Price: 5.96 to 9.4 lakhs
Engine Displacement: 1197cc/1248cc
Engine Description: 1.2 litre K Series VVT Engine
Max. Power: 74 bhp @ 4000 rpm
Max. Torque: 190 Nm @ 2000 rpm
Top Speed: 170 km/h
Mileage: 24 kmpl

2. Hyundai Verna: The C-segment sedan currently in its fifth generation is available in massive 12 variants. Based on design cues from Elantra, the new generation Verna is a treat. Outside it boasts a hexagonal chrome lined grille and inside it sports beige and black coloured cabin along with a feature-laden interior.

Key Specifications:
Price: 7.86 to 12.7 lakhs
Engine Displacement: 1582cc diesel/1591cc petrol
Engine Description: CRDI/VTVT
Max. Power: 121 bhp @ 6400 rpm
Max. Torque: 151 Nm @ 4850 rpm
Top Speed: 190 km/h
Mileage: 18 kmpl

1. Maruti Suzuki Ciaz: Since the introduction of Ciaz, Maruti Suzuki has catapulted into an unmatched league. If the already dominating Swift Dzire was not enough for the competitors, the Indo-Japanese manufacturer introduced this belter of a model which has forced the competitors to up their bar if they want to keep their toes in the sedan market.

Key Specifications:
Price: 8.9 to 10.8 lakhs
Engine Displacement: 1248cc/1462cc
Engine Description: 1.3-litre 16V DDIS 200
Max. Power: 103 bhp @ 6000 rpm
Max. Torque: 138 Nm @ 4400 rpm
Top Speed: 192 km/h
Mileage: 24-28 kmpl

The sedans above are the best in the game under the price range of INR 10 lakhs.

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