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10 Best Used Second Hand Cars Under 75k | Thrifting & Driving

The used car market in India is flourishing at a really fast rate. People are now more interested in buying used cars rather than going for a new car. You can get so many steal-deals in the used car market which the new-car dealerships don’t offer you for sure! Cars are available at a price for which people generally buy a smartphone in today’s world! As all of us know, Coronavirus outbreak has hit our country hard and the total cases have already crossed 4.5 lakh, people are hesitating to travel in public transport. Considering the need of the hour, here are 10 used cars under 75k INR that you can look out for.  These cars will surely keep you moving in the pandemic times while lowering the risk of infection.

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  1. Maruti 800 (2005-2010)

    Maruti 800
    Maruti 800

    The last 800 was sent to a dealer in Shillong from Maruti’s Manesar production facility in 2014. It has been 6 years that Maruti stopped producing this legend. Many of us have seen Maruti 800 as our first car and there are still some good pieces available in the market that will make your travel an absolute delight. Although 800 doesn’t offer you anything in the name of features, it is still better than a bus having 40 other people! You can easily get a good Maruti 800 among the used cars under 75k INR.

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  2. Maruti Alto (2005-2009)

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    Maruti Alto

    Another Maruti which was seen in almost every household in the past was the Alto. Maruti Suzuki Alto was the top-selling family car in India. This 800cc machine delivers excellent performance and mileage at a price that it comes for. You can easily get a used Alto in the budget of Rs. 75,000. The year of manufacturing can be anywhere between 2005-2008. If you are lucky enough, you can also crack a deal for a 2009 or even a 2010 model depending upon the condition of the car.

  3. Maruti Suzuki Esteem (2005-2009)

    Maruti 1000 (Maruti Suzuki Esteem) | Sedan of the yesteryear
    Maruti 1000 (Maruti Suzuki Esteem)

    Another affordable Maruti from the past. You can get a Maruti Suzuki Esteem at a really affordable price in today’s used car market. The price can be anywhere between 50,000 INR to 75,000 INR depending upon various factors. These include the condition, variant and age of the car. An Esteem among the used cars under 75k INR can be from the years before 2010. It totally depends upon your state’s permissions to use a car that old. In case it is not allowed, don’t go for it.

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  4. Hyundai Santro (2005-2010)

    Second Generation Hyundai Santro (2003-2014)
    Hyundai Santro

    If you don’t like Maruti Suzuki anyhow, here is another option for you. You can get a Hyundai Santro in the same budget of Rs. 75,000. All the Santro cars manufactured between 2005-2010 now come at a price under 1 Lakh. If you are a smart customer, you can definitely crack the deal for under 75,000 INR depending upon the condition of the car. As per my market analysis, you can easily get a good Santro between 50,000-70,000.

  5. Maruti Suzuki WagonR (2003-2007)

    Maruti Suzuki WagonR
    Maruti Suzuki WagonR

    Whatever budget you have, you can easily get a WagonR. Maruti WagonR is a car available in the used car market in such an abundant amount that you will hardly find a budget dealer without a single WagonR. This is the most popular option among the used cars under 75,000. You can get a WagonR from the generation shown in the above picture. Just be an aware customer and don’t let anyone cheat you in the name of a cheap car.

  6. Hyundai Accent (2005-2008)

    Hyundai Accent Executive
    Hyundai Accent

    The accent was a popular sedan of its time. Hyundai Accent had all the features that you could ask for at that time. Available in both petrol and diesel, this sedan catered a wide variety of audience in the past. If you are looking for a good budget sedan, Accent can be the correct pick for you. You can get a 2005-2008 model Accent in the range of 70,000 to 75,000 INR.

  7. Maruti Suzuki A-Star (2008-2009)

    Maruti Suzuki A-Star
    Maruti Suzuki A-Star

    Launched in 2008, the A-Star was loved by the Indian audience as it had a distinct design and offered loads of features. It’s a Maruti, therefore it is bound to deliver a good mileage! Maruti Suzuki is known for developing cars with good fuel efficiency and A-Star is definitely one of them. Buying a used Maruti provides you with an option of getting CNG fitted from the aftermarket as all MS cars pair with CNG really well and let you cut the running cost even more. You can go for an initial day model of Maruti A-Star if you are searching among the used cars under 75k.

  8. Chevrolet Spark (2007-2009)

    Chevrolet Spark
    Chevrolet Spark

    Want to try out the American car technology? Chevrolet Spark can surely fit in your budget. Chevrolet’s rebadged Matiz sold in good numbers in its initial days in India. You can easily find a Chevrolet Spark manufactured between 2007 & 2009 at a price under 75,000 INR. Many of you would say the Chevrolet has stopped operations in India but just to let you know, you can still get original spare parts for any Chevrolet at GoMechanic. Don’t worry about the service and spares if you buy a Chevrolet. GoMechanic is here for you!

  9. Maruti Zen (2005-2006)

    Maruti Suzuki Zen
    Maruti Suzuki Zen

    The 1000cc hatch which used to rule the market in its times! Maruti Zen is surely a fun-to-drive car. You can easily find a good Maruti Zen in the used car market at a price of 50,000 INR! That’s way below 75k actually. Considering the fact that Zen was discontinued in 2006, you will buy a 14-year-old vehicle. There is no harm in buying old vehicles as long as you make sure they are well maintained. In case you are not sure about a vehicle, you can walk into a GoMechanic workshop near you and get it inspected.

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  10. Tata Nano (2009-2015)

    Nano: India's cheapest car
    Tata Nano

    India’s very own world record holder! Tata Nano was the cheapest car ever manufactured in the world! You could own a Tata Nano for just Rs. 1 Lakh in the past. This price was for the base variant while if you step out in today’s used car market, you can easily find higher variants of Tata Nano at unbelievable prices! You can get this car way below 1 Lakh rupees if you are smart enough to crack the deal. Just don’t go for the CNG version of this tiny hatch as it has a small engine and therefore, you can’t expect much power from the petrol engine too.

These were the 10 cars that can help you fulfil your dream of budget car ownership. At the same time, buying a car is a lot safe than travelling in public transport in such pandemic times. If you invest in a car at this time, it won’t go in vain for sure. Take a smart decision considering your financial situation and your health. Share this article with someone who is willing to find a good machine for himself among the cars under 75k!

Vishal Khanna
GoMechanic's OG Content Creator | Automobile Enthusiast | Automobile Engineer | Blogger | YouTuber | The DIY Automotive Guy



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