Best Resale Value Cars In India

by Mohammed Burman | 23/07/2019
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The Indian market has recently witnessed a rising demand for used cars. Let’s check out the best resale value cars In India with detailed prices, specifications, safety, features and variants.

Every car owner wants their car depreciation to be as small as possible, but this still happens once you sit on a car and drive it. However, there is a list of cars which are depreciation-proof to some extent. We have listed them out in our list of best resale value cars in India.

Best Resale Value Cars In India

Toyota Innova Crysta - 90% (*)

At the top of our list of best resale value cars in India is the Toyota Innova Crysta. Not only known as the blockbuster in the large MPV market, but the Toyota Innova Crysta has also been famous for good resale value. This undisputed leader has satisfied all the Indian MPV enthusiasts, thanks to its high comfort levels, ease of ownership, excellent aftersales services as well as its unbeatable reliability.

In particular, the car is priced in the range from INR 14.83 lakh to INR 23.24 lakh for 3 grades G, V, Z with 18 variants in total (ex-showroom). The MPV keeps under its hood powerful engines with both diesel and petrol options available. There are up to three engines offered including a 2.7-litre petrol motor, a 2.4-litre diesel engine and a 2.8-litre diesel unit which can generate 166 PS/245 Nm, 150 PS/343 Nm, respectively.   The transmission duties on the petrol version are implemented by 5-speed MT and 6-speed AT units. For the diesel version, while the 2.4-litre oil burner is mated to the 5-speed MT, the 2.8-litre unit is coupled with the 6-speed automatic gearbox. 

Toyota Innova Crysta brown side profile angle

Toyota Innova Crysta can retain up to 90% of its initial cost after around 3 years of ownership.

Also read: - A Second-hand Toyota Innova That Is More More Luxurious And Affordable Than an Innova Crysta 

For the features, the Innova Crysta is equipped with a host of equipment such as an 8-way electronically-adjustable driving seat, touchscreen infotainment unit with navigation and Bluetooth, automatic temperature control, speed control, parking camera in the rear, three airbags (dual, front and knee), ABS, EBD, BA, etc. Thanks to these factors, the car Innova Crysta has made it to the top resale value cars in India. To be specific, the Crysta could maintain 90% of its original value after 3 years of ownership. 

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga - 90%(*)

The second model in our list of best resale value cars in India is, again, an MPV. Launched in India for the first time in 2018, the Maruti Ertiga is offered in four variants including L, V, Z and Z+ with the price from INR 7.44 lakh to INR 10.90 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Borrowing the Maruti Swift’s platform, the MPV receives its power from a 1.5-litre gasoline burner which can produce a max power of 105 PS against a peak torque of 138 Nm. Additionally, there is also another 1.3-litre oil burner which can generate 89PS against 200Nm. A 5-speed MT is available with both of the two engines. Moreover, the petrol unit is also available with an optional 4-speed automatic gearbox. 

The Ertiga comes with a load of features including projector headlights, fog lights, 15-inch wheels, LED taillights, an infotainment system which measures 7-inches and supports Android Auto and CarPlay connectivity, start/stop button, automatic temperature control with AC vents in the rear. Moreover, the MPV also ensures both driver and the passengers a safe journey with a wide array of safety features including two front airbags, ABS, EBD, ESP, hill holder, reverse parking camera, reverse parking sensors, etc. 

Basically, the Ertiga is rather smaller than the Innova Crysta; however, when it comes to retaining the original value, it stays the same as the Crysta.

Also read  - Maruti Suzuki Ertiga 2018 Review India

Maruti Vitara Brezza - 90%(*)

MAruti Suzuki Brezza red front angle

Maruti Vitara Brezza offers a muscular side profile.

The Maruti Vitara Brezza is the third car to be in the list of cars with the best resale value in the Indian market. Remarkably, the Maruti Vitara Brezza is the fifth made-in-India to receive a 4-star safety rating in Global NCAP crash tests. The Maruti Vitara Brezza offers four variants in total including LDI, VDI, ZDI and ZDI+, whose prices range from INR 7.58 lakh (LDI variant) to INR 10.55 lakh (the ZDI+) (ex-showroom). 

This SUV is only available with one engine, the 1.3L DDiS200 diesel unit, which can produce 90PS against 200 Nm. The transmission duties are undertaken by a 5-speed MT or a 5-speed AMT unit.

poster of Maruti Suzuki Ertiga with logo and slogan

The Ertiga is among the flagship products of Maruti.

Also read: - Maruti Vitara Brezza 2018 Review

In terms of features, the flagship Maruti SUV is well-equipped with smart play touchscreen infotainment unit (Apple CarPlay, Android Auto), Mirror Link functions, cruise control, start/stop push button, automatic rain wipers. The safety features offered in this vehicle include, ABS, EBD, front seatbelts with pretensions, two front airbags, force limiters and rear parking sensors, etc. The Brezza is claimed to remain 90% of its value even after a three-year ownership. 

Maruti Suzuki Swift - 85% (*)    

It comes as no surprise that another car from Maruti Suzuki, the largest selling brand, appeared in the list of best resale value cars in India. The Maruti Swift is the best-selling hatchback in India with a stunning outlook, high mileage, excellent service support from Maruti Suzuki. 

Maruti Swift red front angle

The Swift is the Indian car of the year 2019.

The hatchback is on offer with the price range from INR  4.99 lakh to Rs 8.76 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). It is available in four variants which are L, V, Z and Z+, with 2 engine options: a 1.2-litre gasoline burner with 83 PS/113 Nm and a 1.3-litre oil burner with 75 PS/ 190 Nm. Both engines come mated to 5-speed manual transmission and AMT. The Swift is rather well-equipped with automatic LED projector headlamps, LED DRLs, adjustable ORVMs, taillights with LED brake lights, etc. for the exterior and a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment unit with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, automatic temperature control, start/stop push button, etc. for the interior. When it comes to the safety front, the Swift offers two front airbags, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX child seats, parking camera, etc.

Also read: New Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018 Review India - Rebirth of the Old Swift 

The Maruti Suzuki Swift can easily retain its value to over 85% over a period of three years.

Ford EcoSport - 80% (*)

Besides Toyota, Ford is another foreign auto manufacturer to manage to put its flagship SUV, the EcoSport into the list. The Ford EcoSport ranks among the most popular compact SUVs in India, thanks to the high brand's prestige with a muscular look along with a long list of feature options and powerful engines offered by the vehicle The sub-4 metre compact SUV is priced from Rs 7.82 lakh to Rs 11.89 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) with 6 trims as referred Ambiente, Trend, Trend+, Titanium, Titanium+, S. There are three motor options available: a 1.5-litre petrol engine (123PS/150Nm), 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol motor (125PS/170Nm), and a 1.5-litre diesel unit (100PS/205Nm). The first engine unit comes with the 5-speed MT or a 6-speed AT unit; the 1.5-litre diesel is mated to only a 5-speed manual transmission; the 1.0-litre EcoBoost unit comes matted to a 6-speed MT.

ford Eco Sport parking on the side of coast

The Ford EcoSport can retain 80% of its original value.

Also read: -The Ford Ecosport 2018 Facelift India - A Depth Review

Regarding the features, the EcoSport is equipped with auto projector headlamps, sunroof, 8- or 9-inch touchscreen SYNC 3 infotainment system, Smartphone integration, start/stop push button, automatic temperature control, cruise control, automatic rain wiper, etc. In terms of the safety features, the Ford SUV offers two front airbags, ABS with EBD, parking sensors in the rear, etc. Specifically, the top-of-the-line variant is also equipped with curtain and side airbags, electronic stability control, traction control, emergency brake assist, hill start assist, etc.

Ford resale value is evaluated to be quite high which is 80% out of the initial cost.

These are the top 5 best resale value cars in India. Hopefully, after reading the articles, you can make a choice to either buy a new car or resale your existing car in a comprehensive way. Stay tuned on IndianAuto to update more articles like this.

(*) The percentage is evaluated on the basis of around three years of ownership. 

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