What are the best hatchback cars under 5 lakhs in India?

by Vivaan Khatri | 08/09/2018
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If you are looking for a car that is not simply economical and fuel efficient, but rather fashionable and stylish; we list down the main models under 5 lakhs that you should check before making buying decision.

Throughout the years, the hatchback auto segment has seen a huge development in the Indian car market. Hatchback autos are well known in India, thanks to their small size and reasonable price. Customers who purchase these autos are either first-time purchasers or individuals searching for an optional method of transportation. In order to compete in a saturated market, producers have begun offering several new features with their most reasonable hatchback autos. Here are the best hatchbacks you can purchase under ₹ 5 lakh.

1. Tata Tiago

Price: ₹ 3.24 Lakh to ₹ 5.77 Lakh

Tata Tiago orange color angle view

Tata Tiago really is worth your money

The Tata Tiago is perhaps the best model in this segment and also the most costly. While the vast majority of the variations of the Tiago are valued over ₹ 4 lakh, the XB, XE and the XE (O) variation of the petroleum trim and the XB variation of the diesel model are estimated under that range. The Tiago is equipped with outstanding features like body colour bumper, hubcaps, air conditioner & heater, fabric upholstery and more. Compared to other hatchbacks, it has the biggest size with 3746 mm long, 1647 mm wide and 1535 mm high. You can choose between a 1.2-litre Revotron petrol engine edition which makes 83 bhp and creates 114 Nm of pinnacle torque or 1.05-liter edition that offers 67 bhp and 140 Nm of pinnacle torque. Both accompany a 5-speed manual gearbox as standard and an optional AMT variant for the petrol model.

2. Renault Kwid

Price: ₹ 2.62 Lakh to ₹ 3.67 Lakh

Renault Kwid red color side view

Renault Kwid is a hatchback with many exciting features

Renault Kwid is the most attractive hatchback in our list. Known as the 'Baby Duster' of the French carmaker, the Kwid has a crossover-like design with high ground clearance. With a smart design, its cabin has enough room for 5 normal-sized adults. Some of the Kwid’s awesome features include a touchscreen infotainment system with radio, four speakers, a neatly laid-out cabin with a piano black centre console, a digital instrument cluster, chrome-accented AC vents, and well-designed upholstery. The Kwid uses 5-speed manual gearbox with a 799cc, three-cylinder petrol engine that creates 53.2bhp and 72Nm of peak torque. Additionally, it can also be powered by a 1-litre motor which comes mated with the automated manual transmission (AMT) unit.

3. Datsun redi-GO

Price: ₹ 2.41 Lakh to ₹ 3.64 Lakh

Datsun redi-GO grey color angle view

Datsun redi-GO’s sheet metal body makes it look elegant

Though having the same CMF-A platform as the famous Renault Kwid, Datsun's redi-GO makes things more fascinating with its bolder look, tall position at an appealing price. In order to attract more youthful purchasers, Datsun has compromised to make the auto both appealing and reasonable. The redi-GO even outperforms the Kwid to offer a 185 mm high ground clearance. Besides, the auto has 800cc, a three-chamber engine which produces 58bhp and 60Nm of peak torque. This engine comes with a 5-speed manual gearbox.

4. Maruti Suzuki Alto 800

Price: ₹ 2.45 Lakh to ₹ 3.70 Lakh

Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 blue color angle view

Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 is the most popular entry-level car in the country

The Alto 800 has two new dynamic shading choices - Mojito Green and Cerulean Blue with a bunch of features such as redesigned headlamps, new front bumper, restyled radiator grille and provision for fog lamps. A portion of the new highlights that you'll find in the new Alto 800 for the first time will be new cabin trim, keyless entry, door trim fabric, passenger side ORVM as standard, remote fuel lid and back door opener, an integrated audio system with USB, AUX-In & Radio. The Alto 800 facelift keeps on offering driver side airbag as an alternative from base variation alongside different highlights like central locking, tubeless tyres, and rear door child lock. The new Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 is controlled by 5-speed manual gearbox and 800cc three-cylinder petrol engine tuned to create 47bhp and creates 69Nm of peak torque.

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