5 Hatchbacks Under Rs 10 Lakh That Are Made For The true Petrolheads
The Indian car market is now slowly seeing an in-flow of cars, especially for the car-enthusiasts. Gone are the days when ‘Kitna Deti Hai?” was the sole question. Now, car-makers are making cars that go beyond the simple notions of practicality and are more about the fun of driving. We take a look at some built-for-car-lovers hatchbacks under Rs 10 lakh currently available in India.
1. Fiat Abarth Punto
Abarth Punto has it all- A turbo-petrol engine churning out big power, stable chassis, hydraulic steering. Fiat gave us the affordable hot hatch we’ve all have dreamt about. With a 145hp, 1.4-litre turbo-petrol engine, which is an absolute gem, Punto adds that happiness by being a total Sonic in the corners.
Abarth Punto price: Rs 9.67 lakh
2. Tata Tiago JTP
An attractive price tag and an engine: Tata has the right recipe to make those keen drivers with a budget stop on their feet. A 114hp, 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine along with an optimized suspension setup and fatter tires make Tiago JTP a car for the enthusiast. All this and Tata still made sure the car is comfortable for daily usage.
Tata Tiago JTP: Rs 6.39 lakh
3. Ford Freestyle 1.5D
When you’re on the driver’s seat, you won’t realize that the suspensions are raised. The car shows eagerness to turn in, is exceptionally stable. Ford gives a ground clearance of 190mm and along with those suspensions you would be gliding over those potholes. All these and its 1.5-litre diesel engine, you have a car to drive.
Ford Freestyle: Rs 6.18- Rs 7.89 lakh
4. Ford Figo 1.5D Sports Edition
Figo Sports Edition comes with big wheels and firmed up suspensions. This means the car offers fun to drive experience for the drivers. Its 100hp/215Nm producing 1.5-litre diesel engine is one to look out for and makes the car sporty both inside and out.
Ford Figo Sports Edition Diesel: Rs 7.84 lakh
5. Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS
Given that Baleno has a 1-Litre turbo-petrol engine producing 102hp and 150Nm torque, the engine specs might not match most of the other offerings in the market. But the fact that this car weighs just around 1-tonne, makes it quite nimble on its feet. Although there are a few niggles like the numb steering takes away the fun of driving through the corners but Baleno RS offers both practicality and fun engine. A good package!
Baleno RS: Rs 8.47 lakh
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