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Which should be my first and best small car in price budget of 3 Lacs - 4 Lacs should i buy in India. The Car Should have Style, Comfort Features, Excellent Mileage and Modern Looks. I Stay in Chandigarh - Which Car Model is Advisable for me
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    Sunday, July 01 2012 - #permalink
    Hello Harjeet,

    Best wishes for buying your first car !!
    The budget of 4 Lacs will fetch you good Petrol Cars. There are hardly any option in Diesel Car in this price range
    The Popular Petrol Models been in range of Rs. 3 Lacs - 4 Lacs been :-

    - Maruti Suzuki - Alto, A Star, Wagon R
    - Hyundai - Eon, Santro, I10
    - Ford - Figo
    - Chevrolet - Beat, Spark
    - Nissan Micra - has many offers, schemes running to get you price under Rs. 4 Lacs for base model

    Lets sort the cars basis parameters - In terms of Style Statement & Modern Looks -
    Below are the better options basis our judgement:-
    - Maruti A Star, Wagon R, Hyundai Eon, Hyundai I10, Ford Figo, Beat and Nissan Micra

    Lets sort further basis Features of models basis 4 Lacs Price
    Power Steering, Power Window, Central Lock, Music System, Airbags, ABS, Intenally Adjustable ORVM

    - Maruti Wagon R Lxi (Price Rs. 3.77 Lacs) - AC with Heater, Power Steering, Front Power Window, Central Lock, Body Colored Bumper
    - Maruti A Star Vxi (Price Rs. 4.04 Lacs) - AC with Heater, Power Steering, Central Lock, Power Windows, Music System with 2 speakers, Height Adjustable Driver Seat
    - Hyundai Eon Magna Plus (Price Rs. 3.48 Lacs) - Power Steering, Front Power Window, Central Lock, Music System, Internally Adjustable ORVM, Chrome Finish
    - Hyundai Santro GLS (Price Rs. 3.81 Lacs) - AC, Power Steering, Front Power Window, Central Lock, Music System, Rear Spoiler,
    - Hyundai I10 1.1 Era (Price Rs. 3.99 Lacs) - Power Steering, Front Power Window, Central Lock,
    - Ford Figo Lxi (Price Rs. 3.81 Lacs) - Power Steering
    - Chevy Beat LS (Price Rs. 3.98 Lacs) - AC, Power Steering, Front Power Window, Central Lock
    - Nissan Micra XE (Price Rs. 4.21 Lacs) - AC with Heater, Power Steering, Manual Central Lock, Driver Side Airbag, Tilt Adjustable Steering
    * - Price, Ex-showroom Delhi. However due to heavy discounts, the base price of some models though above 4 lacs will fall under Rs. 4 Lacs

    Engine, Power & Mileage
    - Maruti Wagon R Lxi - 998 CC Engine, 67 BHP Power. Mileage is 18.9 Kmpl
    - Maruti A Star Vxi - 998 CC Engine, 67 BHP Power. Mileage is 19 Kmpl
    - Hyundai Eon Magna Plus - 814 CC Engine, 56 BHP Power, 21.1 Kmpl Mileage
    - Hyundai Santro GLS - 1.1 Lit Engine, 63 BHP Power, 17.92 Kmpl Mileage
    - Hyundai I10 1.1 Era - 1.1 Lit Engine, 69 BHP Power, 18.1 Kmpl Mileage
    - Ford Figo Lxi - 1.2 Lit Engine, 70 BHP Power, Mileage is 15.6 Kmpl
    - Chevy Beat LS - 1.2 Lit Engine, 79 BHP Power, 18.6 Kmpl Mileage
    - Nissan Micra XE - 1.2 Lit Engine, 76 BHP Power, 18.06 Kmpl Mileage
    * - Mileage as per ARAI Standards

    Basis Features, Engine and Mileage - you can shortlist below best options
    - Chevy Beat (Length mm - 3640, Width mm - 1595, Height mm - 1520, Boot Space - 170 Lit)
    - Nissan Micra (Length mm - 3780, Width mm - 1665, Height mm - 1530, Boot Space - 251 Lit)
    - Hyundai I10 (Length mm - 3585, Width mm - 1595, Height mm - 1550, Boot Space - 225 Lit)
    - Maruti A Star (Length mm - 3500, Width mm - 1600, Height mm - 1490, Boot Space - Data NA but what we have observed its lesser than Beat)
    - Maruti Wagon R (Length mm - 3595, Width mm - 1495, Height mm - 1700, Boot Space - 180 Lit)

    The Final Shortlisted Cars basis above dimensions, Engine, Features, Power, Mileage, Style and Comfort
    - Nissan Micra
    - Hyundai I10
    - Chevy Beat
    - Maruti Wagon R

    Network & Reach - Final Pick
    Maruti and Hyundai has the biggest network followed with Chevy and Nissan
    You been in Chandigarh - which is a Tier 1 City - where the dealer and service network is the almost at par with the best cities in India
    Will recommend to have test drive of any 2 or 3 cars - Micra, Beat, I10 and Wagon R - which appeals to you and pick one among above which is your choice

    You can also check in the latest discounts and deal offers
    Car Offers in India
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  • Accepted Answer

    Sunday, July 01 2012 - #permalink
    To add on All cars have AC with Heater .
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