Be it Audi, BMW, Jaguar or even a Bentley. Luxury cars are some of the most fascinating things ever. In fact, it wouldn’t be wrong to say that almost every one of us, dream to own a luxury car ourselves one day. And while, these luxurious beauties can be worth Crores of Rupees, for those looking to bring home a luxury vehicle for the first time, there’s always a comparatively cheaper start. This is why we have compiled a list of the 5 cheapest entry-level luxury vehicle variants in India from leading luxury manufacturers.
Audi Q2 (₹34.99 Lakhs, ex-showroom)
If you’ve ever observed Indian roads carefully, you will definitely notice that Audi is one of the omnipresent luxury car brands in India. From A series sedans to Q series SUVs, Audi vehicles are all over the Indian roads. And a major reason behind this is Audi’s commitment to building not just luxury vehicles, but also power-packed ones.
The dram of owing an Audi car in India is an expensive one. But with that said, it still can be achieved with the Audi Q2, which is the cheapest/most affordable Audi in India with a price starting from Rs. 34.99 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom). The entry-level SUV from Audi is powered by the same 2.0-litre TSI turbo-petrol engine that powers the Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace. The engine produces 190PS of pure power with 320Nm of torque. Tastefully mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic, the Q2 drives on all four wheels.
BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe (₹37.90 Lakhs, ex-showroom)
The German manufacturer BMW is a brand that is known to build vehicles that are synonymous with sheer luxury. All around the globe, BMW is a name that resonates with high-grade vehicles that are one of a kind. In India, the price spectrum of BWM is quite diverse. The dream of owning a BMW can come true with the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe; the cheapest/most affordable BMW in India, selling for a price starting from Rs. 37.90 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom)
The entry-level BMW is powered with both petrol and diesel engines options. The former is a 2.0-litre turbocharged burner (190PS/280Nm), while the latter is a 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel (190PS/ 400Nm). Both versions are tastefully mated with a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. The Series 2 Coupe is quite a capable sedan that can even sprint 0-100kmph in about 7.1 seconds.
Mercedes Benz A-Class (₹39.90 Lakhs, ex-showroom)
The three-pointed star of Mercedes is everyone’s desire. Around the Globe, Mercedes vehicles are known to blend in luxury, style and performance. Even in India, the presence of Mercedes is one of the most widespread when it comes to luxury brands. In terms of prices, the Mercedes Benz A-Class Limousine is the cheapest/most affordable Mercedes in India with a price starting from Rs. 39.90 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom).
The A-Class Limousine comes powered with either a 1.3-litre turbo-petrol engine (163PS/250Nm) or a 2.0-litre diesel engine (150PS and 320Nm), onboard the base variants. Transmission wise, the petrol comes with a 7-speed DCT, while the diesel gets an 8-speed DCT.
Volvo XC40 (₹41.25 Lakhs, ex-showroom)
We all have at least once heard about luxury Volvo buses, haven’t we? Known for making badass and powerful machines, the name Volvo is instantly associated with luxury. When it comes to the four-wheeler game, Volvo cars are nothing short of pure luxury.
In India, Volvo offers some of its best SUVs, with the XC 40 being the cheapest/most affordable at a price that starts at Rs. 41.25 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom). The SUV is powered by Volvo’s D4 diesel engine. It is a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder burner that produces 190PS of power and 400Nm of peak torque. The drivetrain is a front biased 4WD mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission.
Jaguar XE (₹46.63 Lakhs, ex-showroom)
A company known to produce some of the best-looking vehicles around the globe, Jaguar is a name known to many. Owned by our very own Tata Motors, the Jaguar Land Rover Limited continues to make its presence felt in the luxury vehicle space in India. In terms of prices, the Jaguar luxury range starts from the Jaguar XE, which is offered with a price starting from Rs. 46.63 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom)
The most affordable sedan from Jaguar; the XE is powered by a 2.0-litre diesel burner that makes 180PS of power and 430Nm of peak torque as well as a 2.0-litre petrol engine, which puts out 250PS of power with 365Nm. Both engines are mated to a capable 8-speed automatic transmission. So if a Jaguar is what you’re looking to buy, the XE is where you start.
So these were the 5 cheapest luxury vehicles you can buy in India. If you too are planning to get your hands on one of these, then we wish you luck! Till then, stay pinned to the Go Mechanic Blog.
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