Petrol powered cars are back in demand, thanks to the narrow price difference between petrol and diesel and advancement in technology that has made gasoline engines more fuel efficient. Besides, the alarming pollution levels have turned the heat on diesel vehicles and hence sales of petrol cars have surged in the recent past. If you are planning to buy a new petrol car we bring you best petrol cars under 10 lakh that you could consider.
1. Tata Tiago
The entry level hatchback from Tata Motors is not only aesthetically more appealing compared to the mundane Tata cars like Indica etc, but it also gets better features and new engines that make it a complete package. Available in both petrol and diesel options, Tiago gets a standard manual transmission with optional AMT unit on select variants.
Power source on the petrol unit is the 1.2-litre Revotron engine with maximum power of 84bhp and claimed mileage of 23.8kmpl. In terms of features, it gets multi-rive modes, dual airbags on select trims, power windows, speed dependent auto door lock, infotainment system by Harman and rear parking sensors among others.
Price: Rs 3.26 lakh to Rs 5.43 lakh
Enigne: 1.2L Revotron petrol
Hyundai launched its B segment hatchback in 2013 and received a mid-life facelift recently which primarily included aesthetic changes and a new 1.2-litre oil burner. The petrol Grand i10 comes with a 1.2-litre Kappa Dual VTVT engine with 81bhp of power and 114Nm torque. Transmission choices include a 5-speed manual unit along with a 4-speed automatic transmission.
The new Grand i10 comes with additional features such as a new 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Mirror Link and voice recognition etc. With a bunch of new features and slightly changed exterior, Hyundai Grand i10 is among the best petrol cars under 10 lakh in India.
Price: Rs 4.69 lakh to Rs 6.93 lakh
Engine: 1.2L Kappa petrol
India’s most popular hatchback, Maruti Swift entered its third generation early this year. Launched at the Auto Expo 2018, the Swift is certainly one of the best petrol cars under Rs 10 lakh in the country. In terms of design and features, the new-gen model is a lot better product than the old one. Major change has been made to its chassis. The hatchback’s new model uses lightweight HEARTECT platform that makes it more fuel efficient and better to drive machine.
While the width, height and wheelbase of the new Swift have been increased, its length has been reduced by 10mm. Besides copious aesthetic and feature updates, the new Swift receives an optional AGS gearbox. However, the engine setup remains unchanged. The petrol version of the car is propelled by the same 1.2-litre K-Series engine that’s good for 83bhp and 115Nm of torque. It delivers a fuel economy of 22kmpl.
Price: Rs 4.99 lakh to Rs 7.29 lakh
Engine: 1.2L K-Series