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Best Cars for Cabs/Taxi in India

The commercial vehicle segment has been growing at a tremendous pace, and this is not only due to the ever-growing freight transport business but also an increased demand for passenger cars to be used as a taxi. In our list of 10 best BS6 Cab Commercial cars in India, we bring to you details of the best car for tour and travel business in various price segments. Here’s our definitive list of the best commercial cars you can buy.

Best Cars for CabsPrice (Ex-Show)
Maruti Suzuki Dzire₹ 6.23 – 9.17 Lakh
Maruti Suzuki Ertiga₹ 8.35 – 12.79 Lakh
Hyundai Aura₹ 6.09 – 9.51 Lakh
Hyundai Grand i10 Nios₹ 5.39 – 8.46 Lakh
Maruti Suzuki Celerio₹ 5.23 – 7 Lakh
Mahindra Marazzo₹ 13.17 – 15.43 Lakh
Toyota Innova Crysta₹ 17.86 – 26.53 Lakh
Maruti Suzuki Alto₹ 3.39 – 5.02 Lakh
Honda Amaze₹ 6.58 – 11.41 Lakh
Maruti Suzuki Alto₹ 6.78 – 11.76 Lakh

1. Maruti Suzuki Dzire –  ₹ 6.23 – 9.17 Lakh

Maruti Suzuki DZire
Maruti Suzuki DZire

The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz offers one of the best rear seat experiences in its segment. In addition, the powertrain’s hybrid technology guarantees excellent fuel economy ratings. The 1.5-liter 4-cylinder petrol engine that powers the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz produces 103.25 horsepower and 138 Nm of torque.

2. Maruti Suzuki Ertiga –  ₹ 8.35 – 12.79 Lakh

Maruti ErMaruti Ertigatiga
Maruti Ertiga

The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is one of the best MPVs for the cab business in India. The 7-seater MPV from the Japanese manufacturer has maintenance costs similar to sedans and fuel economy comparable to hatchbacks. A 1.5-litre 4-cylinder normally aspirated petrol engine powers the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga. This engine generates 138 Nm of torque and 103.25 horsepower of power. Additionally, a commercial variant based on the Ertiga exists. To reduce costs overall, this version, known as “Tour M,” retains only the bare minimum functionality. To further reduce operating expenses, the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Tour M version is also offered with a factory-installed CNG kit.

3. Hyundai Aura –  ₹ 6.09 – 9.51 Lakh

Hyundai Aura
Hyundai Aura

The sub-4m sedan from Hyundai might not be as popular as its rival from Maruti Suzuki but that doesn’t mean it is not as good. The Hyundai Aura will make a great cab car and will suit all your business requirements. Moreover, it also offers a better feature list than its competitors.

4. Hyundai Grand i10 Nios –  ₹ 5.39 – 8.46 Lakh

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios
Hyundai Grand i10 Nios

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. Moreover, with the help of the 1.2-litre diesel engine, the Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS is the most fuel-efficient hatchback in its segment with an ARAI certified fuel efficiency figure of 25.1 kpl. Making it a default choice for many cab business owners in India. Moreover, the hatchback is also available with a factory-fitted CNG unit for even better running costs.

5. Maruti Suzuki Celerio –  ₹ 5.23 – 7 Lakh

Maruti Suzuki Celerio
Maruti Suzuki Celerio

The Maruti Suzuki Celerio is the most fuel-efficient car in India with a fuel-efficiency figure of 26.68kpl. Additionally, the 1.0-liter engine’s performance is respectable, putting out 65.7 horsepower and 89 Nm of torque. In addition, it provides adequate inside room for a comfortable ride.

6. Mahindra Marazzo –  ₹ 13.17 – 15.43 Lakh

Mahindra Marazzo
Mahindra Marazzo

Mahindra Marazzo is a great buy if you are looking for a safe and spacious 7-seater MPV for cab business. The Mahindra Marazzo has a tonne of modern features, like a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, fog lamps with cornering lighting, longitudinally-mounted roof AC with diffuse mode, eco driving mode, steering-mounted controls, and many more. A long list of safety features, including dual airbags, disc brakes on all four wheels, ISOFIX child seat fixings, a rear camera, side-impact beams, and many more, are also included with the Mahindra Marazzo. A 1.5-litre 4-cylinder diesel engine producing 120.96 bhp and 300 Nm of torque powers the Mahindra Marazzo.

7. Toyota Innova Crysta –  ₹ 17.86 – 26.53 Lakh

Toyota Innova Crysta
Toyota Innova Crysta

Toyota Innova Crysta offers plenty of room for all 7 passengers and even offers decent boot space, making it an ideal choice for cab business. The Toyota Innova is a versatile MPV that has a solid reputation for never breaking down. In terms of features, the Innova Crysta pretty much has everything you could want in an MPV, including leather seats, one-touch reclining seats for the second row, and an 8-touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The Toyota Innova Crysta has a number of safety features, including seven airbags, ABS, vehicle stability control (VSC), hill start assist, and more. There are two different engine options available to power the Toyota Innova Crysta. The popular 2.4-litre diesel unit produces 147.51 bhp and returns decent fuel economy.

8. Maruti Suzuki Alto –  ₹ 3.39 – 5.02 Lakh

Maruti Suzuki Alto
Maruti Suzuki Alto

The Maruti Suzuki Alto is a small, affordable and fuel-efficient hatchback, ideal for running cab businesses in densely populated Indian cities. It offers low maintenance cost, great fuel efficiency, decent performance and a reasonable feature list. Like many entry-level hatchbacks, the Maruti Suzuki Alto comes with features such as Air-conditioner with heater, Front Power Windows, Central Locking, Remote Keyless Entry and many more. Despite the fact that Maruti Suzuki Alto is an entry-level hatchback, the Japanese manufacturer has provided safety features such as Dual-airbags, ABS with EBD, reverse parking sensors and a few more. The Maruti Suzuki Alto is powered by a 796cc naturally-aspirated 3-cylinder engine with 47.33 bhp and 69 Nm of torque. Apart from this, there is also a CNG compatible Bi-fuel version that produces 40.36 bhp and 60 Nm of torque.

9. Honda Amaze –  ₹ 6.58 – 11.41 Lakh

Honda Amaze
Honda Amaze

Despite being a sub-4m sedan, the Honda Amaze has the most proportionate silhouette and offers comfortable seating for all five members. Additionally, the Honda Amaze has a 1.5-liter, 98.6-bhp diesel engine that, when coupled with a 5-speed manual transmission, achieves a remarkable 24.7 kpl of fuel efficiency. The Honda Amaze is the best option for many cab rivers in India because of these characteristics.

10. Maruti Suzuki Alto –  ₹ 6.78 – 11.76 Lakh

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz offers one of the best rear seat experiences in its segment. In addition, the powertrain’s hybrid technology guarantees excellent fuel economy ratings. The 1.5-liter 4-cylinder petrol engine that powers the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz produces 103.25 horsepower and 138 Nm of torque.

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