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Best Cars For Women in India Under Rs 15 Lakh

Best Cars For Women In India

Here’s a compilation of best cars for women with their prices, specifications, mileage and other details.

When it comes to picking a car, females usually choose automatics (preferably) for its sheer convenience and other benefits. With so many choices, one is bound to get confused, therefore we have shortlisted some of the best options available in the given price slab. Here’s a compilation of best cars for women with their prices, specifications, mileage and other details.

Best Cars For Women In India Under Rs 15 Lakh

1. Hyundai Santro

New Hyundai Santro 2018 Alloy Wheels

Launched in October 2018, the new-generation Hyundai Santro comes with a 1.1L, four-cylinder, naturally aspirated petrol engine that’s good for 69bhp and 99Nm of torque. The gasoline motor is available with both a 5-speed manual and a new 5-speed AMT gearbox options. The hatchback carline also comes with a CNG kit delivering power worth 58bhp and 84Nm of torque. While the petrol version returns fuel economy of 20.3kmpl, the CNG model delivers 30.48km/kg. With a seating capacity for 5, the Hyundai Santro offers 235-litres of space for storing luggage. Revered for its upright stance, premium interior and efficient powertrain, Santro is among the best cars for women in India in this segment. Read More…

Price – Rs 3.89 lakh to Rs 5.64 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

2. Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 AMT

Maruti Alto MS Dhoni Editions

Maruti’s mini hatchback, Alto K10 is hands down one of the best cars for women priced below Rs 5 lakh. This compact car derives power from the 998cc, petrol engine, with top power output of 67.1bhp at 6000rpm along with peak torque of 90Nm at 3500rpm. The engine comes mated to an AMT unit and is claimed to return an impressive mileage of 24.07kmpl. In addition to the Alto K1 VXI AGS, the carline also gets a CNG variant paired to an AGS unit. With an affordable pricing, impressive mileage and low maintenance cost, Maruti Alto K10 AMT is one of the best options in this price range.

Price – Rs 4.27 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

3. Maruti Ignis

New Maruti Ignis 2019 Facelift

With compact dimensions, feature-rich interior and frugal engine, the Maruti Suzuki Ignis is surely one of the best cars for women in India. Recently, the vehicle received its first facelift with subtle design changes and new safety features. The 2019 Maruti Suzuki Ignis comes in four trims – Sigma, Delta, Zeta and Alpha – packed with a 1.2L K-Series petrol engine. Both manual and AMT gearboxes are on offer. The gasoline motor delivers a claimed mileage of 20.89kmpl. The updated version of the vehicle gets co-driver seat belt reminder, reverse parking sensor and high speed alert system as standard safety features. It also receives new dual-tone colour schemes and roof rails along with Suzuki’s new SmartPlay Studio infotainment system with smartphone connectivity. Read More…

Price – Rs 4.79 lakh to Rs 7.14 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

4. Hyundai Grand i10

2017 Hyundai Grand i10 design Review

Hyundai Grand i10 hatchback is one of the best-selling vehicles from the South Korean carmaker in India. The hatch received its last mid-life update in 2017 with subtle aesthetic changes and feature upgrades along with a new Red Passion colour scheme. Currently, the Grand i10 comes with two engine options – a 1.2L Kappa VTVT petrol and a 1.2L CRDi diesel. The petrol motor delivers power worth 81.86bhp at 6000rpm and 113.75Nm of torque at 4000rpm. The diesel unit, on the other hand, produces 73.97bhp at 4000rpm and 190.24Nm at 1750rpm – 2250rpm. Buyers have two transmissions to chose from – a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed automatic. Mileage figures of the hatchback stand at 18.9kmpl – 19.1kmpl (petrol) and 24.0kmpl (diesel). Hyundai will give a generation change to the Grand i10 hatchback sometime this year.

Price – Rs 4.97 lakh to Rs 7.62 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

5. Maruti Suzuki Swift AMT

New Maruti Swift 2018 Review

The next in our list of the best cars for women is the highly-popular Maruti Suzuki Swift hatchback. The model lineup comes in four petrol (LXi, VXi, ZXi and ZXi+) and four diesel (LDi, VDi, ZDi and ZDi+) trims. Maruti Suzuki’s AGS (Auto Gear Shift) gearbox or AMT has been made available with VXi /VDi and ZXi/ZDi trims only. The automated manual gearbox comes as an option for buyers who want hassle-free driving experience on congested urban roads. The hatchback comes with two powertrains – a 1.2L K-Series petrol and a 1.3L MJD diesel – delivering power worth 83bhp with 115Nm and 74bhp with 190Nm respectively. While the gasoline unit delivers a claimed mileage of 22kmpl, the diesel motor returns 28.4kmpl. Read More…

Price – Rs 6.45 lakh to 8.84 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

6. Nissan Micra CVT

The updated Nissan Micra hatchback was launched in India last year. The compact hatch has been made available a total of four variants spread across two trims – XL and XV. The Micra comes with both petrol and diesel engine options. Powering the petrol model is a 1.2L engine that’s good for 76bhp and 140Nm. The diesel variant sources power from a 1.5L unit developing a top power of 63bhp and 160Nm of torque. While the petrol variants are available with CVT gearbox, the diesel models come with manual transmission. The new Nissan Micra petrol with CVT gearbox returns a claimed mileage of 19.15kmpl. Read More…

Price – Rs 6.62 lakh to Rs 7.81 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

7. Maruti Suzuki Baleno CVT

Maruti Baleno 2019 specs

Sitting pretty in the B+ segment, Maruti Baleno is a premium hatchback that offers spacious cabin, feature packed interior and great performance. The Baleno carline is available with petrol and diesel engines in both manual and CVT options. While the manual variants are equally good, we are here talking about the CVT trims, offered with Delta and Zeta petrol grades. Powered by Maruti’s 1.2-litre petrol unit, Baleno CVT makes 83.1bhp of power and is claimed to return 21.4kmpl. One must note that Delta trim packs in reverse parking sensors, automatic AC and keyless entry, whereas the Zeta variant additionally gets alloy wheels, UV cut glasses and adjustable driver seat. Read More…

Price – Rs – 7.48 lakh to Rs 8.77 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

8. Honda Amaze CVT

New Honda Amaze 2019 road test Review

Honda Amaze is one of the highest-selling compact sedans in the country. With its premium styling and interior, high comfort quotient and frugal powertrians, the Amaze makes a best deal for women drivers in India. The compact sedan is available in four trims – E, S, V and VX – with both manual and CVT gearbox options. The CVT automatic transmission is exclusively offered with S and V trims with petrol and diesel powertrains. For power, the petrol models use a 1.2L i-VTEC engine developing a top power of 88.7bhp and 110Nm of torque. The diesel variant comes with a 1.5 i-DTEC unit pushing out a maximum power output of 98.6bhp with 200Nm of torque. The Honda Amaze CVT is claimed to deliver fuel economy of 19kmpl (petrol) and 23.8kmpl (diesel). Read More…

Price – Rs 7.55 lakh to Rs 9.15 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

9. Honda Jazz CVT

New Honda Jazz 2018 Facelift

The Honda Jazz sporty Japanese car was taken off production in 2013 only to return after two years with better looks, new diesel engine and more features. Jazz carline comes in both petrol and diesel engines, however the CVT gearbox is offered only with the two petrol variants-S and V. Claimed to deliver 19kmpl, Jazz uses a 1.2-litre petrol unit tunes to offer 88.7bhp of power against 110Nm of torque. While the S variant offers prominent safety features such as the driver side airbag, front fog lamp and ABS with EBD, the V trim additionally packs in alloy wheels, rear wiper and washer. Attributed to a spacious cabin with multiple storage points and impressive mileage, Jazz is one of the best cars for women priced under Rs 10 lakh. Read More…

Price – Rs 8.59 lakh to Rs 9.22 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

10. Ford Aspire AT

New Ford Aspire 2018 Specifications

Ford Aspire, the compact sedan from the American carmaker, received a mid-life update last year. Sporting new design elements and a pack of features, the new Aspire looks more refreshing and premium than the predecessor. The sedan also comes with a more powerful petrol engine. The Aspire carline is available in four trims – Trend, Trend+, Titanium and Titanium+. While manual gearbox is standard across the carline, the automatic transmission is offered only with Titanium petrol trim. The petrol AT comes equipped with a 1.2-litre motor generating 95bhp with 120Nm. In terms of mileage the petrol variant delivers 20.4kmpl. Read More…

Price – Rs 8.69 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

11. Volkswagen Polo GT TSI

Volkswagen Polo GT TSI

Volkswagen Polo GT TSI is surely fun-to-drive to car. It offers a perfect combination of power and performance along with easy of driving. Under the hood, the Polo GT TSI features a 1.2L TSI petrol engine producing a maximum power of 103.5bhp at 5000rpm and 175Nm of torque between 1500rpm-4100rpm. Paired with an automatic gearbox, the hatchback promises an impressive fuel economy of 17.21kmpl.

Price – Rs 9.39 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

12. Hyundai Verna AT

New Hyundai Verna ICOTY

Hyundai Verna is surely one of the best cars for women in India. The mid-size sedan is, currently, available in five trims – E, EX, SX, SX+ and SX (O) – priced from Rs 8.08 lakh to Rs 14.03 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The carmaker recently added two new automatic variants to the sedan lineup – SX+ petrol and SX (O) diesel. The automatic gearbox is also available with 1.6L SX+ diesel and 1.6 SX (O) petrol variants. The Verna petrol derives its power from a 1.6L Gamma Dual VTVT engine delivering 121bhp with 155Nm. The diesel version of the sedan is propelled by a 1.6L U2 CRDi motor churning out a peak power of 126bhp with 260Nm of torque. The petrol and diesel automatic variants return a claimed mileage of 15.92kmpl and 21.02kmpl respectively. Read More…

Price – Rs 11.58 lakh to Rs 14.03 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

13. Honda City CVT

Honda City Sales Milestone

While there are many options but one name that instantly pops out in our mind is this stellar sedan from Honda. The company released a facelift version of the sedan in February 2017 with cosmetic updates and other changes that further add to its credibility. One of the best choices in the segment, City comes in three automatic variants-V, VX and ZX. All the trims derive power from Honda’s 1.5-litre i-VTEC engine that makes top power of 98.6bhp and returns claimed mileage of 18kmpl. As for the features, the V trim gets a touchscreen infotainment, 15-inch alloys and push/button start/stop, while the VX trim additionally gets LED headlamps, larger alloys and sunroof. The range topping ZX variant on the other hand, offers adjustable rear head restraints, side & curtain airbags and trunk-lid opener. Read More…

Price – Rs 11.75 lakh to Rs 14.05 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

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