Indian automobile market is the fastest growing auto market across the globe. And to tap the potential of Indian car market, auto manufacturers have launched number of new car models. As the more new cars are getting added every month, it is obvious that used cars market will also growing in tandem. So if you are planning to buy a used car, we are here to help you to choose the best one for your budget. Here is the list of top 5 most popular used cars in India.
Maruti Suzuki Swift has proven its performance very well in the Indian driving circumstances and since its first launch in 2004 it is in high demand in both New and Used cars market. Maruti Suzuki Swift is available in both petrol and diesel options.
The current generation of Maruti Suzuki Swift are powered by the 1.2 Liter, K12 Petrol engine and 1.3 Liter, Multijet diesel engine. Both petrol and diesel models are very well known for its high performance and excellent fuel efficiency.Apart from that, its stylish appearance also played important role to make it one of the hottest hatchbacks in India. Though, it is a hatchback car, but once you get into the car, its spacious passenger cabin, loaded with highly advanced comfort and luxury features gives a feel like a luxurious sedan.
Moreover, Maruti Suzuki Swift is well known also for its high performance engine, excellent mileage and very low maintenance cost which made it bestselling used cars in the Indian market.
Honda City is the second largest selling used car in the Indian market. Since its first launch in year 1998, all the models of Honda City has performed very well on the Indian roads. Its stylish and sporty design, comfortable passenger cabin and highly efficient engine made it the first choice in sedan segment in both new and used car market.
Current generation of Honda City is available in both petrol and diesel engine options. Its petrol models are equipped with 1.5 Liter, 1497cc, iVTEC petrol engine which delivers 117.3 bhp of maximum power with 14 kmpl mileage in city and 17 kmpl mileage on highways. On the other hand, its diesel models are equipped with 1.5 Liter, 1498cc, iDTEC diesel engine which delivers 98.6 bhp of maximum power with 21 kmpl mileage in city and 25 kmpl mileage on highways.
The passenger cabin of Honda City is very spacious and got the very comfortable seats. The car is loaded with advanced comfort and safety features, making it an idle car for long drives. Maintenance cost of the car is also very less, though the cost of spare parts are bit on higher side but they have got very long life so you don’t need get them changed soon.
Hyundai i10 has secured third position in this race. Like Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai cars are also very popular for their high performance engine, excellent fuel efficiency and low maintenance. Due to its better appearance with first in class comfort features, Hyundai i10 becomes one of the fast selling cars in the mid hatchback segment.
Earlier, Hyundai i10 was available with 1.1 Liter, 1086cc, IRDE petrol engine and 1.2 Liter 1197cc Kappa engine and both of them have proven their performance very well in terms of power, pick up and fuel efficiency. Though, Hyundai has stopped offering Kappa engine with i10 from 2013, and now it is available only with Hyundai Grand i10, but if you get a chance to buy a Kappa engine equipped i10 model you can go for it as its mileage of better than its IRDe equipped sibling.
Also, Hyundai i10 is in high demand in used cars market so in future if you plan to sell it out to buy another car, you will not face any difficulty in selling it and you will get very good resale value as well.
Maruti Suzuki Alto is the best-selling car in the entry level hatchback segment in Indian market. Due to its affordable price, smart look and fuel efficient engine it is the first choice for the middle class family in India.
Maruti Suzuki Alto is equipped with 0.8 Liter, 796cc petrol engine which delivers 47.3 bhp of maximum power with 20 kmpl mileage in city and 24 kmpl on highways.The car got some decent comfort features as well including front power windows, power steering, internally adjustable ORVMs (Out Side Rear View Mirrors), etc. The car is in high demand in both new and used cars market because of its affordable price, very low maintenance cost, very good mileage and resale value.
Another hottest model from Maruti Suzuki India Limited, the car is getting very good response in the Indian auto market since its first launch. Though, Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire carries almost every feature of its predecessor Maruti Suzuki Swift, but you will get separate luggage box with it.
Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire carries the same capacity engines like Swift, a 1.2 Liter, 1197cc K12 petrol engine and a 1.3 Liter, 1248cc Multijet diesel engine. Both petrol and diesel engine delivers excellent power and mileage. Maintenance cost of Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire is also very less as it is completely built in India using India made spare parts. Another, best part of owning a Maruti car is, you can easily find its mechanic in case of any unwanted situation in small town or highways.