India has been a country which offers market for every type of car like MPV for the big families, hatchback cars for the nuclear families, SUVs for the adventurers and luxury is too soaring high in the market since last couple of years. However, despite all the growth, the major market has been of the budget family cars in India under 5 Lac as most of the people live under that budget belt.

So, here are top 5 budget family cars in India under 5 Lac:

Mahindra KUV100

A few new and latest design elements have recently been incorporated in k8, k6+ and k6 variants of the KUV100. The K8 variant is now available in Indian market with two options for dual-tone body paint – Flamboyant Red and Dazzling Silver body color with a metallic black roof. Mahindra KUV100 looks like proper SUV from the front that basically amazes many of us.

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A total of 1200 Crores were pumped into developing the KUV100 for the developments like the – all-new design, two new engines, and a new transmission. It comes with excellent features like Air Conditioner, Power Steering, Anti-Lock Braking System, Rear Seat Belts, Door Ajar Warning, Child Safety Locks, Side Impact Beams, Front Impact Beams and much more. With the 1198cc engine displacement and 25kmpl mileage.

Model Price 

Mahindra KUV100

INR 4.69 – 7.45 Lakh

Datsun Redi-Go

Datsun Redi-go is the latest addition to the entry level hatchback segment that can be considered as a suitable family car. It is based on the CMF-A platform which underpins the Kwid hatch. Besides, both these cars also share the same powertrain that consists of a 0.8 litre 800cc petrol motor. This motor is mated to a manual 5-speed tranny and the output is measured at 53.2Bhp at 5678rpm and 72Nm of peak torque at 4386rpm.

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Moving on to the cosmetic elements, the car is loaded with a wide variety of features inside and out. Some of the prominent ones include chrome grille, daytime running lamps, full wheel covers, roof rails, remote tail gate opener, front power windows, foldable rear seats, power steering with a piano black finish, etc. Safety issues are addressed by components like engine immobilizer, driver side airbag, day/night rear view mirror, seatbelt reminder, etc. For complete information check this review of Datsun Redi Go here.

Model Price 

Datsun Redi-Go

INR 2.44 – 3.65 Lakh

Renault Kwid

For the first time a car has been introduced in the entry level hatchback segment carrying an SUV-ish feel. Renault Kwid gets a robust stance with some sporty elements on the outside like body cladding, pronounced wheel arches, bulges on the bonnet, U-shaped depression on the roof and an integrated roof spoiler. Besides, by availing the customisation facilities, you can also get a whole bunch of accessories like chrome grille, roof rails, plastic body cladding, etc.

Renault KWID

Moving inside, you are greeted with a spacious cabin, though the quality of plastic can be a little bit disappointing. There is a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system derived from Duster which is accompanied by Bluetooth, USB, AUX and navigation facility. Further, there are features like central locking, power windows and a digital instrument cluster. The highlighting factor is that you get a boot space of 300 litres which is the maximum in its segment.

Under the hood, there is a 799 cc petrol motor that is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The maximum output generated by this mechanical setup stands at 53.3Bhp at 5678rpm and 72Nm at 4386rpm. Another variant has been introduced with a 1 litre motor and soon the company will come up with an AMT version.

Model Price 

Renault Kwid

INR 2.74 – 4.42 Lakh 

Also Read – Newly Launched Cars in India 2016 With Price

Tata Tiago

Tiago is a recent addition to the hatchback segment that has been introduced as a replacement to the Indica model. The thing which has worked in its favour is that it’s quite refreshing in style and doesn’t look similar to any other Tata product. Its face is characterised by a grille full of hexagons in mesh pattern which is guarded by a pair of sweptback headlamps. Side profile is marked by sharp creases running along the length of the car and alloy wheels. Moving on, the rear gets wrap around tail lamps, black finish for the bumper and a spoiler with black plates on each side.

Tata Tiago

The cabin is covered in a black & grey theme all around and the steering wheel is similar to the one found in every other Tata car. The instrument cluster contains two pods and an MID sits in between. Further, the air con-vents get a body-tone outline for the top end variant and there are around 22 storage spaces. Moreover, the automaker has offered cool amenities like Harman music system with 8 speakers, turn by turn navigation and Juke car app.

Mechanically, the Tiago is powered by a 1.2 Revotron motor and a 1.05 litre Revotorq motor for the petrol and diesel variants respectively. Transmission is handled by a 5-speed manual gearbox and as of now there isn’t any automatic arrangement. The mileage claimed by the car stands at 27.28kmpl (diesel) and 23.84kmpl (petrol).

Model Price 

Tata Tiago

INR 3.35 – 5.94 Lakh

Maruti Celerio

Celerio is yet another suitable option for a family car by Maruti with an amazingly affordable price tag. It is based on the CICO (Curve In Curve Out) design philosophy and is adorned with various appealing elements. It has got a 2-slat chrome grille, creased bonnet, bold character lines, wrap around tail lamps, 14-inch alloy wheels, and ORVMs integrated with turn indicators.

Maruti Celerio

Moving inside, the hatch is covered in dual tone combination of Black & Beige and there are dull silver accents at certain portions, which add class to it. In terms of comfort, it is fitted with power steering, remote trunk opener, low fuel warning light, rear seat headrest and fabric upholstery. There is also an integrated 2DIN audio system present along with USB and Bluetooth connectivity.

Under the hood, the hatch gets powered by a 793 cc diesel motor that makes 47Bhp at 3500 rpm along with a peak torque of 125Nm at 2000 rpm. This output is transferred to the wheels via a 5-speed manual gearbox, while the automatic variant gets a 4-speed tranny. Safety is catered by a wide range of components like child safety locks, anti-theft alarm, engine immobilizer, door ajar warning and much more.

Model Price 

Maruti Celerio

INR 4.17 – 6.07 Lakh

Also Read – Upcoming Cars in India 2016 With Price And Launch Date

Others

Apart from the aforementioned budget cars, there are some other feasible options from Popular Car Companies of India that have the potential of competing with the popular models in the market. Let’s take a quick glance at these family cars:

Hyundai Grand i10

Just like most of the Hyundai offering, this one is also based on the fluidic design language. It gets numerous attractive cosmetics in the form of an optional rear spoiler, roof rails, diamond cut alloys, body colored bumpers, black mouldings on the sides to prevent the car from scratches and the tail lamps are neatly integrated into the boot lid.

Hyundai Grand i10

Inside, factors like use of chrome accents, blue illumination and leather wrapped steering wheel in the top end variants are some classy features. There is also an infotainment system, audio & Bluetooth controls, electrically adjustable wing mirrors, MID display and dual trip meter in order to render important information. Safety equipments like rear defogger, keyless entry and engine immobilizer are available as standard fitments. Besides, dual front airbags are offered as optional arrangements.

Mechanically, Hyundai i10 is offered with both petrol and diesel powertrains that are fitted with a 1.2 litre VTVT motor and a 1.1 litre unit. The former makes a maximum output of 82Bhp/114Nm, whereas the latter pumps out 70Bhp/60Nm of output. Transmission is handled by a 5-speed manual facility and the mileage stands at 24 km/l.

Model Price 

Hyundai Grand i10

INR 4.69 – 7.49 Lakh

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

Wagon R is one of the best selling models in India and with an aim to sustain its position in the market, the company keeps on updating the model from time to time. With the latest iteration, the hatch continues to carry the same box like structure, whereas certain cosmetics have been tweaked. Now it is equipped with large headlights, sporty fog lamps, large bumper housing a wide airdam, chrome grille, blue tinted parking lamps and much more. From inside, the hatch is quite capacious and dons a dual tone color palette. It has got electronic power steering, power adjustable ORVMs, climate control unit, audio system with AUX and USB ports, etc.

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

Coming to the powertrain, it is fitted with a K10B series petrol engine that can efficiently generate 67.1 Bhp at 6200 rpm and 90 Nm at 3200 rpm. Another category is fitted with a CNG motor that delivers 58.2Bhp at 6200 rpm and a peak torque of 77Nm at 3500 rpm. Transmission duties are performed by a 5-speed manual gearbox. As far as mileage is concerned, it stands at 15.5 kg/km in city and 20.2 km/kg on highways. Safety is taken care of by a host of components like three-point ELR seatbelts, de-fogger, high mounted stop lamp, child proof rear door locks, rear window washer and dual front airbags.

Model Price 

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

INR 4.24 – 5.48 Lakh

Hyundai Eon

When The Hyundai Eon was launch in 2011, Eon directly attacked on popularity of Maruti Alto. It could not be a highest selling car in India, but it is a Good Performer for Hyundai. But in terms of monthly Sales, the car consistently features in the top 10 hatchback cars in India. The Top most thing of the car is its styling. It’s based on Hyundai’s fluidic design. The Hyundai Eon is the sporty looking hatchback car. when we look this car we honestly feel that Eon is a overstyled car.

hyundai-eon

The Eon is powered by a 0.8-litre and a 1.0-litre petrol mill where the former hold a power of 56PS along with a torque of 75Nm and the latter produces 69PS with 94Nm of torque. Both the engines come mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. Hyundai claims the ARAI rated mileage of 21.1 KPL (city) and 20.3 KPL (Highway). The safety features of the Hyundai Eon include front and rear seat belts, reinforced body structure, engine immobilizer, child safety rear door locks, front fog lamps and driver airbag in one variant (Sportz).

Model Price 

Hyundai Eon

INR 3.37 – 4.68 Lakh

Final Thoughts

I guess you now would have the clear options to exercise once you’re out to buy a car for you with in the budget. Also, if you do have any other car in your thoughts then please do let us know that in the comment section below.