Hyundai Grand i10 Automatic
The Grand i10, one of the highest selling models in the Hyundai India fleet, received an overhaul very recently that included cosmetic upgrades and several feature additions. For INR 5.99 lakhs, you could get the Grand i10 specced with a 1.2 litre, 82 bhp petrol engine and a 4 speed automatic transmission. For your money, you also get a good bunch of toys such as a 7 inch touchscreen infotainment system and Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Smartphone navigation etc.
Maruti Suzuki Ignis AMT
The Ignis has become a game changer for the best known car manufacturer in India. The vehicle is targeted firmly at the youth with its funky looks, wide array of personalisation options and even the ability to book the car via an app. Available in both 1.2 litre, 83 bhp petrol and 1.3 litre, 74 bhp diesel models, the Maruti Ignis AMT has prices starting from INR 6.94 lakhs onwards. As an added bonus, the fuel economy numbers of both manual and AMT versions of the Ignis are identical.
Volkswagen Polo GT TSI Automatic
When Volkswagen brought the Polo GT to the Indian car market, driving enthusiasts had a field day. However, the automatic gearbox is available only in its petrol guise, which is powered by a 1.2 litre, 3 cylinder, turbocharged petrol motor that produces 103 bhp; and it is connected to a 7 speed, twin clutch, DSG automatic transmission. You can pick up one of these cars at INR 9 lakhs.
Renault Kwid AMT
This car revolutionized the entry level hatchback segment in India. Prospective customers no longer needed to sacrifice on looks and features when buying a budget hatchback. The Kwid, with its trendy looks, peppy engine and first-in-segment features such as a touchscreen, skyrocketed sales for Renault in India. The Kwid AMT comes with a 1.0 litre, 67 bhp petrol engine and is priced at INR 4.25 lakhs.
Honda Jazz CVT
The Jazz returned to the Indian market a couple of years ago after a hiatus, and has been performing steadily well for Honda. Driven by a 1.2 litre, 89 bhp petrol engine, the Honda Jazz petrol provides its customers with the option of a CVT automatic which boasts of a higher fuel economy figure (19 kpl) than its equivalent manual version. It also happens to be the only car in this selection to have paddle shifters, and it will set you back by INR 7.62 lakhs.
Ford Figo Automatic
The Ford Figo has come to be known as an extremely fun to drive little car. The American manufacturer has left no stone unturned in making the Figo as well equipped and value for money as possible. If you buy the 1.5 litre, 110 bhp petrol version, you can also get the 6 speed, dual clutch automatic gearbox, which only adds to the driving entertainment quotient of the Figo. If you would like to put one these in your garage, it will cost you INR 7.44 lakhs.
All prices mentioned are ex-showroom figures.