Arriving in style wherever you go is something that everyone wants. And when it comes to working professionals and businessmen, making a statement is a must. After all, a vehicle isn’t just a mode of commuting; it’s a way of life. So here are 8 great cars for working professionals and businessmen.
It’s bold, smart, and feature-rich. The new-gen Hyundai i20 is for those who want a premium hatchback that can surely make a statement. Powered by a 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol (83PS/114Nm), a peppy 1.0-litre turbo (120PS/172Nm), and a 1.5-litre diesel engine (100PS/240Nm), the all-new i20 gets several transmission options including a 5-speed manual/CVT automatic (1.2 NA), a 6-speed iMT/7-speed DCT (1.0 turbo) and a 6-speed manual (1.5 Diesel). Priced between Rs. 6.85 – 11.34 Lakhs, the i20 is truly a hatch that shines.
The gold standards of hatchbacks, the Tata Altroz is specially made for those who love to arrive in style. As a premium hatch, the Altroz gets plenty of swanky tech and features along with superior safety that isn’t matched by any competitor. Powered by a 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol (86PS/113Nm), a 1.2-litre turbo-petrol (110PS/140Nm), and a 1.5-litre diesel (90PS/200Nm), the Altroz is a fun to drive manual only offering at present. But with that said, the entire package of the Altroz makes is worthy enough for its price range, which is Rs 5.79 lakh and Rs 9.55 lakh (ex-showroom).
An iconic sedan, that is the first choice of millions, the Honda City was and continues to be one of the best-suited executive sedans for working professionals around the nation. In its latest avatar, the Honda City asserts itself as a classy choice for classy people. Powered by the iconic 1.5-litre i-VTEC (121PS/145Nm) and 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel engines (100PS/200Nm), the 5th Gen City also brings in Honda’s peppy and capable 7-speed CVT/6-speed manual. Priced between Rs. 10.99 – 14.94 Lakhs, the Honda City is worth all the attention.
Maruti Suzuki Dzire
Much like the professional in you, the Dzire too is a no-nonsense, high utility sedan that is built to be smart and efficient. Topped with several comfort features, the Dzire is powered by a 1.2-litre Dual Jet petrol engine (90PS/113Nm), mated to a 5-speed manual or AMT option and equipped with an idle start-stop feature that makes the vehicle one of the best mileage sedans in India. Priced between Rs. 5.98 – 9.02 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom) the Dzire is for those who are always on the run.
More than just arriving in style, professionalism is all about topping your game in every sphere. This is exactly what the Rapid does. It’s got comfort, it’s got power, it’s got the look and it even has superb driving dynamics. Powered by 1.0-litre turbo-petrol engine (110PS/175Nm), mated to either a 6-speed MT or a torque converter unit, the Rapid resonates with superior comfort and sheer driving pleasure. Priced between Rs. 7.79 – 13.29 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom), the Rapid is where the luxury begins.
Making a statement shouldn’t always be expensive. This is the thought the Magnite seems to be based on. And this is the reason why Nissan had launched a capable compact SUV for the price of a hatchback. Powered by either a naturally aspirated 1.0-litre petrol (72PS/96Nm) or a 1.0-litre turbo-petrol (100PS/160Nm), the Magnite can be had with manual/CVT transmission. Adorned with classy looks and modern features, the Magnite makes a statement and we mean it. Priced between Rs. 5.59 – 10.00 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom), the Magnite is a proud compact SUV making a difference.
Hyundai Creta Executive
Catering to both families and professionals alike, the Hyundai Creta is one of the best-selling SUVs in India. And with its recently launched executive variant, things have become even more thrilling. Priced at the Rs. 13.18 Lakhs and Rs. 14.18 Lakhs, for the SX Executive Petrol and Diesel respectively, thy Hyundai Creta has now become the choice of several working professionals and businessmen. Sharing several features from the top of the line SX trim, the executive line is tailor-made to suit the needs of those who are in it to win it.
The latest offering from the Czech automaker, the Skoda Kushaq resonates with luxury, modernity and class. As a capable compact SUV, the Kushaq is powered by two turbocharged engines including a 1.0-litre (115PS/178Nm) and 1.5-litre (150PS/250Nm) unit. With a 6-speed manual as standard on both burners, the 1.0-litre unit comes with an optional 6-speed torque converter while the other engine gets a 7-speed DSG. Priced between Rs. 10.49 – 17.59 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom), the Kushaq has all the comfort you’d need.
So these were 8 great cars for working professionals and businessmen in India. Stay pinned to the GoMechanic blog for everything automotive.
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