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Best Automatic Cars in India 2022

With Indian highways becoming increasingly congested on a daily basis, the prospect of constantly changing gears as you go anywhere might be stressful. Thank goodness non-geared or automatic vehicles have made their way onto the Indian road, dramatically altering the way people drive today. Going from neutral to first or second gear and then switching back to neutral after a few metres is inconvenient, but it may also seriously harm your automobiles. In India, automatic cars are becoming increasingly popular because they don’t have this problem. Here are a few of the greatest automatic car options available in the nation.

Best Automatic CarsPrice (Ex-Show)
Maruti Suzuki Swift₹ 5.91 – 8.84 Lakh
Tata Tiago₹ 5.39 – 7.82 Lakh
Tata Punch₹ 5.93 – 9.49 Lakh
Skoda Octavia₹ 26.85 – 29.85 Lakh
Honda All New City₹ 11.48 – 15.43 Lakh
Hyundai i20₹ 7.03 – 11.53 Lakh
Hyundai Venue₹ 7.53 – 12.72 Lakh
Maruti Grand i10 Nios₹ 6.29 – 10.25 Lakh
Maruti Suzuki Baleno₹ 6.42 – 9.60 Lakh

1. Maruti Suzuki Swift – ₹ 5.91 – 8.84 Lakh

Maruti Suzuki Swift
Maruti Suzuki Swift

The Maruti Suzuki Swift has a similar 5-speed AMT gearbox to the Maruti Suzuki Celerio, which is one of the most sophisticated ones in the business. With its 88.50 horsepower 1.2-liter K-series petrol engine, the Maruti Suzuki Swift delivers a little more spirited powertrain. The third-generation hatchback from the Japanese manufacturer has a reliable 1.2-liter engine for quick acceleration and excellent fuel economy. The Maruti Suzuki Swift is loaded with goodies, including electrically adjustable and folding ORVMs, steering-mounted music and phone controls, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a 7-inch infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and many more. Safety features include dual airbags, ABS, Electronic Stability Program (ESP), Hill-Hold Assist and many more. Prices for the Maruti Suzuki Swift starts from Rs 5.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India).

2. Tata Tiago – ₹ 5.39 – 7.82 Lakh

Tata Tiago
Tata Tiago

The Tata Tiago is one of the safest automatic hatchbacks in the country with a 4-star safety rating from the Global-NCAP. It has a 1.2-liter Revotron gasoline engine that develops 84.48 horsepower and is paired to either a 5-speed manual transmission or a 5-speed automatic manual transmission. A 7-inch Harman touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, steering-mounted controls, a rearview camera, an eight-speaker surround sound system, and many other features are included with the Tata Tiago. The Tata Tiago’s starting price is Rs. 4.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India).

3. Tata Punch – ₹ 5.93 – 9.49 Lakh

Tata Punch
Tata Punch

Tata Punch also comes with a 5-speed AMT gearbox as the Tata Tiago and this unit offers seamless and smooth gearshifts even bumper-to-bumper traffic. Apart from that, it is the safest vehicle on this list with a Global-NCAP score of 16. (Kennedyandperkins) 45 points for adult protection. Tata Punch also comes well equipped with features such as projector headlamps, auto headlights, rain-sensing wipers, cooled glove box, climate control, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system and digital driver display, and many more. The sole engine available in the Tata Punch is the 1.2-litre naturally-aspirated Revotron petrol engine with 84.48 bhp and 113 Nm of torque. This engine is also available with a 5-speed manual gearbox. Tata Punch range starts from Rs 5.49 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the base variant.

4. Skoda Octavia – ₹ 26.85 – 29.85 Lakh

Skoda Octavia
Skoda Octavia

The quick-shifting 7-speed DSG gearbox in the Skoda Octavia is one of the best transmissions ever put in a car that has been sold in the country. This gearbox when coupled to the 2.0-litre 187.74 bhp turbocharged petrol engine makes the Skoda Octavia a great driver’s car. Apart from that, the Skoda Octavia comes with a long list of features such as 12-way adjustable front seats, a 10.1-inch infotainment unit with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, an 11-speaker Canton sound system, 2-zone climate control, Virtual boot lid release, wireless smartphone charger, virtual cockpit and many more. Skoda Octavia also comes with top-notch safety features such as 6-airbags, ABS, ESC, EBD, Multi Collision Brake, Hill Hold Control, Hydraulic Brake Assist, TPMS and many more. Skoda Octavia range starts from Rs 26.29 lakh (ex-showroom, India).

5. Honda All New City – ₹ 11.48 – 15.43 Lakh

The CVT gearbox in the Honda City is one of the best in the business. The CVT gearbox is mated to a 1.5-litre petrol engine with 19.35 bhp and 145 Nm of torque. Honda City comes with features such as Alexa remote capability, full-LED headlamps, 8-inch touchscreen infotainment with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, 7-inch TFT instrument display, an 8-speaker premium surround sound system, Auto folding ORVMs, sunroof and many more. Honda City also packs some advanced safety features such as Lanewatch Camera, 6-airbags, Agile Handling Assist (AHA), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), TPMS, Hill Start Assist, Rear Camera, Parking Sensors, ABS with EBD and many more. Prices for the Honda City start from Rs 11.16 lakh (ex-showroom, India).

6. Hyundai i20 – ₹ 7.03 – 11.53 Lakh

Hyundai i20
Hyundai i20

The Hyundai i20 comes with two automatic gearbox options a seamless CVT unit and a slick-shifting 7-speed DCT unit. While the CVT gearbox is mated to a 1.2-litre petrol engine with 81.80 bhp, the 7-speed DCT unit is mated to the more powerful 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine with 98.69 bhp. If you are looking for a premium hatchback that is equally good for urban travel and weekend trips, the Hyundai i20 will make a great choice. Like all Hyundai cars, the Hyundai i20 also comes packed with a long list of features such as a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment unit with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a Fully digital instrument display, Cruise Control, Wireless phone charger, sunroof, Rear AC vents and many more. Safety features include 6-airbags, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX points, Rear parking sensors and camera, TPMS, Hill Start Assist and many more. The Hyundai i20 range starts from Rs 6.91 lakh (ex-showroom, India).

7. Hyundai Venue – ₹ 7.53 – 12.72 Lakh

Hyundai Venue
Hyundai Venue

The 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine in the Hyundai Venue comes with a slick-shifting 7-speed DCT gearbox and it is one of the best in its segment. Apart from that, the Hyundai Venue offers a long list of features that were previously seen only in luxury cars. Hyundai Venue comes packed with features such as a cooled glovebox, air purifier, wireless phone charger, 8-inch infotainment screen, steering wheel-mounted controls, and many more. Despite the compact dimensions, the Hyundai Venue also offers top-of-the-line safety features such as 6 airbags, speed sensing auto door lock & impact sensing auto door unlock, rear parking sensors and many more. The Hyundai Venue is powered by three engine options. The base 1.2-litre petrol engine produces 81.86 bhp and 116 Nm of torque, whereas the 1.5-litre diesel unit produces 98.63 bhp and 245 Nm of torque. The 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol unit with a 7-speed DCT gearbox produces 118.35 bhp and 175 Nm of torque. Prices for the Hyundai Venue starts from Rs 6.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India).

8. Maruti Grand i10 Nios – ₹ 6.29 – 10.25 Lakh

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios
Hyundai Grand i10 Nios

The Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS offers a 5-speed AMT gearbox with both the 1.2-litre diesel engine and 1.2-litre petrol engine. The Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS is a great urban hatchback and comes with plenty of features and gizmos like most cars from the Korean car manufacturer. The feature list in Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS includes an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment unit with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a 5.3-inch digital speedometer with MID, Cruise Control, Wireless phone charger, cooled glove box and many more. Safety features include Dual-airbags, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX points, Rear parking sensors and camera, Day & night IRVM, Central Locking and many more. Prices for the Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS start from Rs 5.28 lakh (ex-showroom, India).

9. Maruti Suzuki Baleno – ₹ 6.42 – 9.60 Lakh

Maruti Suzuki Baleno
Maruti Suzuki Baleno

Unlike the Maruti Suzuki Swift, the more premium Maruti Suzuki Baleno comes with a CVT gearbox for a smoother and more premium experience. Apart from that, the Baleno comes with two engine options, however, both the engine options come under 1.2-litre K-series engines and both the engines deliver peppy performance and great mileage. The Maruti Suzuki Baleno comes packed with features such as LED projector headlamps, Steering mounted audio and telephone controls, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a 7-inch infotainment unit with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Cruise Control, Electrically adjustable and foldable ORVMs and many more. Safety features include dual airbags, ABS, Electronic Stability Program (ESP), Hill-Hold Assist and many more. Prices for the Maruti Suzuki Baleno starts from Rs 5.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India).

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