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Best Low Maintenance Cars Under Rs 5 Lakh

Low maintenance cars – price of car, maintenance cost and other details of affordable cars in India under Rs 5 lakh

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Low maintenance cars under Rs 5 lakh

Buying a new car is a joyous experience, though it involves tedious research but customers are usually not aware of other expenses that could further up the cost of their car. While most of us know insurance is an additional expense, another important aspect that one should keep in mind before making decision is the cost of ownership. The cost of ownership or the maintenance cost varies for each vehicle and brand. Therefore, before you make up your mind, ensure that your new car will not turn out to be a white elephant. To help you with this, we have listed 5 best Low maintenance cars in India priced below Rs 5 lakh.

Hyundai Eon

The vehicle that tops the list of the best low maintenance cars in India is surprisingly not a Maruti. It is the petite EON from Hyundai with an estimated service cost of around Rs 8,500. One must note that the estimated cost is for a total of 6 services. Barring the first service, which is mostly free, the amount spent in 2nd and 3rd service is around Rs 800 which increases further between Rs 2,100 to Rs 2,300 in the remaining three services. Available with the 800cc and 1000cc engine options, the hatchback comes in manual version. Know More

Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)Rs 3.31 lakh to Rs 4.53 lakh
Engine814cc & 998cc petrol
Mileage21.1kmpl
Cost of Maintenance For 6 ServicesRs 8,500 (estimated)

Datsun redi-GO

Low Maintenance Cars Under Rs 5 lakh

On the second spot is the mini hatch from Datsun, the redi-GO. Following the footsteps of its French cousin Kwid, the hatchback made its debut in India last year. The cost of seven service for the model is estimated at 17,500 which is substantially more than Eon. One must note that this amount is for the time span of six years. The hatchback was earlier available with the 799cc petrol unit used in Kwid, however the company will soon add the slightly more powerful 1.0-litre unit to the range. The carline comes only with a manual unit, missing out on the AMT gearbox. Know More

Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)Rs 2.39 lakh to Rs 3.49 lakh
Engine799cc petrol
Mileage22.70kmpl
Cost of Maintenance For 7 ServicesRs 17,500

Renault Kwid

Low Maintenance Cars Under Rs 5 lakh

Right behind Datsun redi-GO is the Kwid hatchback. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that Kwid proved to be a game changing model for Renault India. While it one of the most popular options in the budget hatchbacks, the cost of maintenance for a period of six years is a little over redi-Go at 17,700. While there is an insignificant difference, Kwid is hands down a more popular option. Moreover, it comes with a 799cc & 999cc petrol engines in a 5-speed manual and AMT options. In terms of pricing, it is positioned slightly above Datsun redi-G0. Known for its SUV-like looks and stance, Kwid is one of the best low maintenance cars in India in the budget segment. Know More

Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)Rs 2.61 lakh to Rs 4.53 lakh
Engine799cc & 999cc
Mileage25.17kmpl
Cost of Maintenance For 6 years17,700

Maruti Alto 800

Low Maintenance Cars Under Rs 5 lakh

Finally, we have a Maruti on the list our list of best low maintenance cars in India priced under Rs 5 lakh. Maruti cars are usually synonymous with low cost of maintenance, while these are value for money cars, quite contrary to the usual notion, the estimated cost for 8 services in 6 years is around Rs 18,000. Though, the difference in cost is insignificant, and the total number of services for Alto 800 is 8 compared to redi-Go and Kwid. Maruti’s bread and butter model is among the top-selling cars in the budget space and accounts for a major chunk of the segments’ sale. (Please note that the service charge varies for the CNG variant)

Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)Rs 2.46 lakh to Rs 3.31 lakh (petrol)
Engine796cc petrol
Mileage24.7kmpl
Cost of Maintenance For 7 ServicesRs 18,000

Maruti Celerio

Another Maruti car that makes it to the 5 best low maintenance cars in India in this price slab is the entry level Celerio. Launched at the 2014 Auto Expo the model was earlier available in two engine options, including the diesel unit. However, it now comes only with the petrol unit along with the CNG variants in manual and AMT options. As for the cost of maintenance for Celerio, it is estimated around Rs 18,500. One must note that this amount is for a total of 8 services during the time span of 6 years for the petrol version. Know More

Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)Rs 4.03lakh to Rs 5.23 lakh
Engine998cc
Mileage23.1kmpl
Cost of Maintenance For 8 Services18,500

 

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