With the ever-increasing vehicle sales in India, it is quite obvious that the traffic on the roads has also increased. For those living in cities like Delhi, Mumbai or Bengaluru, city traffic is a daily experience. Another vehicle-related concern arising in metro cities is the parking space. Considering cities like Mumbai, you always have to pay extra for the parking space whenever you purchase a property. Considering the above scenarios, most people prefer hatchbacks for their daily commutes and what’s better if that hatchback is equipped with an automatic gearbox! Here are 10 automatic hatchbacks under 10 Lakhs.
Maruti Suzuki WagonR
India’s favourite tallboy! Maruti has realised that to be at the top of the sales charts, they need to develop what the audience demands. Therfore, we can now see Maruti Suzuki providing an automatic variant in almost all of their cars. Maruti WagonR is among the automatic hatchbacks under 10 lakhs and gets an AMT gearbox in the 1.0-litre VXi and the 1.2-litre VXi and ZXi trim. Talking about the price, the 1.0-litre VXi will cost you ₹5.37 Lakhs ex-showroom.
Maruti Suzuki Swift
As we said above, Maruti has got an AMT in almost all the cars now. Maruti Suzuki Swift is also among the automatic hatchbacks available under 10 lakhs. Swift has been a really popular car among the masses from its first generation itself. Give it to that sporty look or the MSIL brand name, Swift continues to sell exceptionally well in the Indian market. Swift gets AMT in VXi and ZXi trims where VXi costs around ₹6.66 Lakhs ex-showroom.
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Maruti Suzuki Baleno
Want to experience a premium hatch keeping the brand name intact? Maruti Suzuki Baleno has also got something in the house for you! Well, that is obviously the availability of an automatic gearbox considering we are in the list of automatic hatchbacks under 10 Lakhs. Baleno gets a CVT which is obviously more premium than the AMT available on the above hatches. The Baleno Delta CVT will cost you ₹7.64 Lakh (ex-showroom price).
Carrying on the legacy of the “Santro” franchise, this latest-gen has got everything that a modern hatchback can offer. Talking about the transmission options, the Hyundai Santro also has an AMT gearbox on offer. Hyundai Santro offers the AMT in Magna, Sportz and the Asta trims. The cost of the Magna AMT is ₹5.53 Lakhs (ex-showroom).
Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS
Another one from the Korean automaker. Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS comes with sporty looks and a turbo variant to justify the looks! Hyundai is very actively including turbo petrol variants across its lineup but at the same time, they are not forgetting to cater to the audience who want the comfort of automatics. The Grand i10 NIOS comes with an automatic variant in both petrol and diesel options. The Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS 1.2 Kappa VTVT Magna AMT costs ₹6.45 Lakhs (ex-showroom).
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The Indian automaker who has pledged to provide India with safe vehicles! Tata Tiago stands as strong competition in its segment. With excellent sound quality and other features on offer, Tata Tiago has got an AMT option as well. This stands as a worthy choice among all the automatic hatchbacks under 10 lakhs. Tiago offers AMT in XZ, XZ Plus, XZ Plus Dual-Tone variants starting at ₹6.33 Lakhs (ex-showroom).
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Although we haven’t seen it selling as aggressively as the Baleno, Toyota has tried to offer everything that a hatchback owner might need. Striving to form a perfect hatchback, the Toyota Glanza has a CVT on offer in two variants. This one is a rebadged Baleno so features on offer remain mostly the same. Talking about the pricing, the Toyota Glanza CVT starts at ₹7.64 Lakhs (ex-showroom).
Talking about automatics? How can we miss Honda’s CVT! Honda offers its revolutionary CVT technology in the Jazz as well. Jazz is a really good car for city driving purposes considering the features and comfort it offers. What’s more? You get to experience Honda’s CVT under Rs.10 Lakhs! Honda Jazz has got CVT in the V, VX and Exclusive variants and prices start at ₹8.65 Lakhs (ex-showroom).
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The budget hatch with a premium look! The SUV stance delivered by the Renault Kwid has an unmatched potential to be the first car of many people who want their first car to look good! Along with bold looks and all the modern-day features, Renault Kwid also offers an AMT. Variants having AMT are RXL 1.0 Easy-R, RXT and Climber. Prices start at ₹4.48 Lakhs only!
Last but not the least, ending our list of automatic hatchbacks under 10 Lakhs, we have the Volkswagen Polo. The trustworthy German tech with the comfort of an automatic. Do we need anything else on the roads? I guess we don’t. Polo comes with a torque converter automatic gearbox and starts at ₹9.67 Lakhs for the automatic variants.
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These were the 10 automatic hatchbacks available under 10 Lakhs. Share this list with all those looking to buy a new car and help them save their left leg from the curse of the clutch! Automatics are fun to drive and an absolute VFM in cities with heavy traffic. We will be back soon with a list of automatic SUVs. Stay pinned!