The popularity of automatic cars in India is growing leaps and bounds. With growing traffic and congestion in cities, more and more Indians are now preferring cars with automatic gearboxes. Even the carmakers have acknowledged his trend and started offering this feature in almost all the cars. Such is the situation that there are numerous automatic models on sale under Rs. 6-7 lakh price bracket at present. If you too are looking to buy an automatic transmission car but are a bit short on budget, here are four cars that can be your choice without burning a hole in your pocket.
Price: Rs. 4.19 lakh
The cheapest car with automatic gearbox in India is the Datsun Redi-Go. This funky hatchback may well not be rich in features but still comes with 5-speed AMT transmission. The Redi-Go gets a 1.0-litre engine that generates a maximum of 67 Bhp power and 91 Nm torque. The AMT variant of the car gets a 1-litre engine and is priced at Rs. 4.19 lakhs.
Price: Rs. 4.50 lakh
Next in this list is Renault Kwid. What makes this hatchback unique is its design on the lines of an SUV. It has a unique crossover-ish design is the primary reason behind its popularity. This coupled with very attractive pricing makes it a very attractive option. Kwid is available in two engine options but the AMT option is only available with its more powerful 1.0-litre engine. The three-cylinder petrol engine churns out a maximum of 67 Bhp power and 91 Nm torque.
Maruti Suzuki Alto K10
Price: Rs. 4.43 lakh
Now comes India's most popular car Alto K10. This car gets a peppy 1.0-litre K10 engine that comes with a 5-speed AMT transmission. The output of this engine stands at 67 Bhp power and 90 Nm torque. This car is very popular among first-time car buyers and its base auto variant available at Rs 4.43 lakhs makes it an unavoidable package.
Maruti Suzuki Celerio
Price: Rs. 5.13 lakh
Celerio was the first car in the affordable segment to introduce AMT transmission in India. This car remains a crowd favorite even now because of the space available. The car is powered by a 1.0-litre K10 petrol engine that generates 67 Bhp power and 90 Nm torque. It is mated to a 5-speed AMT transmission.