#AutoBytes: Best automatic cars in India under Rs. 10 lakh
Due to ever-increasing traffic in our country, the demand for automatic cars is steadily on the rise. Hence, automakers are rolling out attractive and efficient automatic models across multiple styles and price segments, such as the Tata Nexon, Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS, and the Renault KWID. Here, we list some of the best automatic cars you can buy in India below Rs. 10 lakh.
The Renault KWID sports a compact design with a cascading grille, headlamps mounted on the front bumpers, and chrome-colored wheels. Inside, the hatchback gets a five-seater cabin with fabric upholstery, an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment panel and twin airbags for safety. Under the hood, the automatic model runs on a 999cc three-cylinder petrol engine which makes 68hp/91Nm and comes mated to a five-speed AMT gearbox.
The Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS has an eye-catching look, sporting a cascading grille, roof rail, and alloy wheels wrapped in tubeless tires. Inside, the car offers automatic climate control, a touchscreen infotainment console with support for Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and two airbags. The AMT model comes in 1,197cc petrol and 1,186cc turbo-diesel powertrain options, which generate 83hp/114Nm, and 75hp/190Nm, respectively.
The Baleno has a sporty front fascia with a chrome-covered grille, muscular bonnet, and projector headlamps with DRLs. The hatchback gets a five-seater cabin with fabric upholstery, automatic climate control, and a touchscreen infotainment panel. There are also two airbags for safety. The automatic variant is powered by a 1,197cc four-cylinder petrol engine that generates 83hp of maximum power and 113Nm of peak torque.
Tata Nexon has an eye-catching dual-tone body, packing a cascading grille, projector headlamps, sunroof, and sporty-looking alloy wheels. Inside, it gets a five-seater cabin with fabric upholstery, a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment console, and two airbags as standard. The AMT model is available in 120hp/170Nm 1,198cc turbo-petrol engine and 110hp/260Nm 1,497cc turbo-diesel mill options. As for transmission, both motors come mated to a six-speed gearbox.