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Best Automatic Cars in 2023 to buy in SUV, Sedan, Hatchback Segment

Best Automatic Cars in 2023 to buy in SUV, Sedan, Hatchback Segment

Best Automatic Cars in 2023 across Hatchback, Sedan and SUV Segment. Know Best Available AMT Auto Gear Shift, Torque Converter, CVT, DSG Automatic Cars 

  

Best Automatic Cars in India - 2023

There are 4 Different Types of Automatic Cars - on Sale in India

» Torque Converter (as Essentially Conventional Automatic in 4 Speed to 7 Speed Automatic): As is Popular on Cars for Long. Here in - the Gears are Changed basis Set Speed and RPM Criteria. Been Ofcourse, higher the number of Gears - better the Mileage, Acceleration and Pep.

» CVT Automatic (aka IVT): With Infinite Gears, every Single Km of Speed has its Own Gear Ratio. Advantage of Mileage and Low End Drive-ability Output. Disadvantage for Enthusiast - where the Car just lags on feel of Sudden Surge 

» DCT Automatic (aka DSG) : Latest Technology, wherein it has dual Clutch - one each for Odd & Even Gear Shift. You upshift and downshift and gets an immediate response at almost less than 1 Milli Second. Popular in Diesel, Ideal for Enthusiast looking for Quick Performance Output  

» Auto Gear Shift (aka AMT): Although technically AMT are not Automatic, but basis fact that there is no Manual Clutch Pedal for Driver and Car changes gear on its own through Actuators - they are loosely been referred as Automatics. For Budget Friendly Technology, to give a feel of Automatic Cars as the Clutch Mechanism is governed by Actuator and Ideal for Day to Day City Drive. Disadvantage is - Lacks Smoothness of Conventional Automatic 



Also, for Convenience of Buyers in Manual Transmission - Hyundai and Kia India introduced IMT (Intelligent Manual Transmission) where there is no clutch pedal, but gear shifts are done by Driver. Only added convenience is 

  • Freedom from Manual Clutch Pedal
  • Creep Mode in 1st and 2nd Gear

But IMT is not Automatic and essentially - they are best placed in Manual Transmission only

Below are best Automatic Cars with all Prices as Ex-showroom as on date

 

Best Automatic Cars of 2023 in Entry Segment Hatchback (5 Lakh to 6 Lakh)

To View basis AMT Responsiveness if you seek Best AMT Car in Entry Segment:-

  • Maruti S Presso Vxi AMT 
  • Renault Kwid RXT AMT

are what recommended if almost near 100% of Drive is within City Usage, where you drive in controlled speed. Both Cars are suited for City Usage and somehow high speed steering feedback is very average and S Presso infact has higher body roll too. 

Renault Kwid photo

As of 2023 - there is no Automatic Car available in Indian Market in sub 5 Lakh Price.

Below is list of Automatic Cars Sold - from Rs 5 Lakh to 6 Lakh Price Segment - been referred below (Ex-showroom Prices - Delhi)

Automatic Cars in 4 Lakh to 6 Lakh Power Transmission, Key USP Price (Ex-showroom Delhi) *
Maruti S Presso AMT 1 Lit 69 PS Micro SUV from Maruti Suzuki with High on Aspiration Factor, Space, Reliability. Still Handling like hatchback, hence posting in Hatch Segment Rs 5.65 Lakh Onwards
Renault Kwid AMT 1.1 Lit, 68 PS Very Stylish Car with Raised Ground clearance and large boot space Rs. 5.79 Lakh onwards

All Prices Ex-showroom Delhi as on date of Blog Post 

 

Best Automatic Cars of 2023 from 6 Lakh to 7 Lakh

The Best Automatic Car as recommended in 6 Lakh to 7 Lakh basis overall Value Proposition package are:-

  • Hyundai Grand i10 Nios AMT - Rs 6.83 Lakh
  • Maruti Ignis Delta AMT - Rs 6.49 Lakh
  • Tata Tiago XTA AMT - Rs 6.75 Lakh
  • Matuti Wagon R Zxi AMT - Rs 6.6 Lakh

All these cars are available in 1.2 Litre Engine, but, 

  • Nios AMT, Ignis AMT, Wagon R AMT -  are best suited for City Usage and refined 1.2 Litre, 4 Cylinder Engine ensures good Power Delivery, Engine NVH and smooth Pickup too.
  • Tiago AMT - Ideal if seek better suspension, better build quality as preference

Of all the 4 Cars - again Nios AMT is most refined with lowest jerk/Pause Effect as what observed in AMT Range.

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios photo

Below is list of Automatic Cars Sold - from Rs 6 Lakh to 7 Lakh Price Segment - been referred below (Ex-showroom Prices - Delhi)

All Prices Ex-showroom Delhi as on date of Blog Post  

 

Best Automatic Cars in 7 Lakh to 9 Lakh Price Budget

If your budget is in range of 7 Lakh onwards then we recommend to increase a bit and should move ahead from AMT and rather check out Proper Automatic as CVT Automatic as what offered in Honda Amaze is beter.

The Refinement of CVT is unmatched and is like big level leap up over Budget AMT Transmission.

Choose Amaze if your majority (almost 95%) usage is in City as this car is what best meant for City Use

Honda Amaze photo

While Second Best Car in Price Range is Maruti Baleno where a significant improvement done in New Baleno related to Steering, Handling, Suspension and AMT feels much better with many more safety features

Maruti Baleno photo

If you look for SUV Styling then is Nissan Magnite CVT for need

Nissan Magnite photo

So, Best Choices

  • Maruti Baleno AMT - Rs 7.83 Lakh onwards
  • Honda Amaze CVT - Rs 8.36 Lakh onwards
  • Nissan Magnite CVT - Rs 8.91 Lakh onwards

 

Best Automatic Sedan Cars in 2023 from 10 Lakh to 15 Lakh

The Best Automatic Sedan Car as recommended in 10 Lakh to 15 Lakh basis overall Value Proposition package of Safety, Handling, Features, Mileage, Reliability and Price Point are:-

  • For Maximum In City Use: Maruti Ciaz if seek Full Fledged Mid Sedan with Comfort Oriented Suspension and a car which you like Driving in Sedate, Relaxed Way in Controlled Speed. Experience you may be surprised wth Comfort Drive
  • Seek better Product than Ciaz in Mid Sedan with More Premium Feel, Slight Better Highway Dynamics, Safety and Lifestyle Features then Honda city CVT Automatic for Family Car
  • Seek Unmatched Value then Skoda Slavia & VW Virtus with Performance, Space, Safety, Premium Feel and appeal

Below is list of Automatic Cars Sold - from Rs 10 Lakh to 15 Lakh Price Segment - been referred below (Ex-showroom Prices - Delhi)

Honda City 5th Gen photo

Automatic Cars from 10 Lakh to 15 Lakh Power Transmission, Key USP Price (Ex-showroom Delhi) *
Maruti Ciaz 1.5 Lit 104 PS 4 Speed Automatic. Spacious Full Size Mid Sedan in Automatic Rs. 10.83 Lakh Onwards
Honda City Automatic 1.5 Litre 118 PS CVT Automatic, Space, Comfort and New Generation feels more Plush and has its own class Rs. 12.97 Lakh onwards
Skoda Slavia / VW Virtus 1 Litre 115 PS 6 SPeed Automatic - Dark Horse of 2023 - keep an eye Rs 14.3 Lakh onwards / Rs 14.48 Lakh onwards

Prices - Exshowroom Delhi

 

 

Automatic SUV Cars in India - Best SUV in 2023

SUV Infuses a feel of Macho, Stylish, Raised Ground Clearance, a Car with Commanding Seat Position

Automatic Infuses a feel of Convenience Factor with Utmost Comfort in Drive

Automatic SUV are the best for Buyers who seek best of Drive Output on Roads. The Demand of Automatic Cars is increasing on Indian Roads, and SUV Segment is now offering a range to buyers for the best of output

We have Automatic SUV now available from Rs 7 Lakh Onwards in form of Kiger AMT and ranges ahead. To choose Best Automatic Car - many important Criteria are there like

  • Your Budget Range
  • Requirement of Usage in City or Highway
  • Fuel Type Choice basis Average Running as SUV in Petrol known for low Mileage
  • If Petrol SUV then Driving Style which suits Turbo Petrol or Naturally Aspirated Petrol 
  • Automatic Transmission has host of Different Performance in CVT, DSG, Torque Converter
  • Long Lasting Reliability or Features or Safety as Best Package Combination of all 3

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We are Listing here with all Automatic Petrol SUV and Diesel SUV Cars in India in Sub 35 Lakh Price Range 

Mahindra XUV700 photo

Model Power Transmission Price
Tata Punch 1.2 Lit 83 BHP AMT Rs 7.3 Lakh onwards
Renault Kiger 1 Lit 71 BHP AMT  Rs 8.04 Lakh onwards
Nissan Magnite 1 Lit 100 PS CVT Automatic Transmission Rs 8.91 Lakh onwards
Tata Nexon 1.2 Lit 120 PS Power AMT in Compact SUV with Top notch Build Rs 9.35 Lakh onwards
Maruti Brezza 1.5 Lit 104 PS 6 Speed Automatic Rs 10.96 Lakh onwards
Mahindra XUV300 AMT 1.2 Lit 110 ps AMT Rs 9.99 Lakh+
Hyundai Venue 1 Lit 120 PS 7 Speed DCT. Performance Car with very smooth Gear Shift Rs 10.96 Lakh onwards
Kia Sonet 1 Lit 120 PS 7 Speed DCT. Performance Car with very smooth Gear Shift Rs 11.55 Lakh onwards
Maruti XL6 1.5 Lit, 104 PS 6 Speed Automatic Rs 12.79 Lakh+
Maruti Grand Vitara 1.5 Lit, 104 PS 6 Speed Automatic Rs 13.4 Lakh+
Toyota Hyryder 1.5 Lit, 104 PS 6 Speed Automatic Rs 13.48 Lakh+
Skoda Kushaq 1 Lit. 115 PS 6 Speed Automatic Rs 14.99 Lakh+
VW Taigun 1 Lit, 115 PS 6 Speed Automatic Rs 14.96 Lakh+
Mahindra Scorpio N 2 Litre, 200 BHP 6 Speed Automatic Rs 15.45 Lakh+
Mahindra Thar 2 Lit 150 PS 6 Speed Automatic Rs 15.73 Lakh
Hyundai Creta Petrol 1.5 Litre 115 PS IVT Automatic Rs 15.86 Lakh onwards
Kia Seltos 1.5 Petrol 1.5 Litre, 115 PS IVT Automatic Rs 15.45 Lakh+
MG Hector 1.5 Litre, 143 PS CVT Automatic Rs 16.68 Lakh onwards
Hyundai Creta DCT 1.4 Litre, 140 PS 7 Speed DCT Automatic Rs 15.57 Lakh onwards
Kia Seltos GT Line Petrol 1.4 Litre, 140 PS 7 Speed DCT Rs 17.99 Lakh
Mahindra XUV700 2 Litre, 200 PS 6 SPeed Automatic Rs 17.2 Lakh+
Jeep Compass 1.4 Litre 161 PS 6 Speed Automaic Rs 22.07 Lakh onwards
Hyundai Tucson 2 Litre 155 PS 6 Speed Automatic Rs 27.7 Lakh onwards
Volkswagen Tiguan 2 Litre 190 PS 7 Speed DSG Rs 31.99 Lakh

 

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Top 10 Diesel Automatic SUV Cars - 2023

Diesel SUV Differes a lot basis overall Safety, Handling, Features, Mileage, Reliability and Price Point are:-

  • Safety Features
  • Performance
  • Handling
  • Mileage
  • Road Presence

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Toyota Fortuner photo

Now we have 10 SUV Cars in Mid to Entry Luxury Segment offering Automatic Transmission in Diesel

Model Power Transmission Price
Tata Nexon  1.5 Lit 110 PS Power Most affordable Diesel SUV in AMT  Rs 11.25 Lakh onwards
Mahindra XUV300  1.5 Lit 115 PS Power AMT Auto Gear Shift Rs. 11.7 Lakh onwards
Kia Sonet 1.5 Lit 115 PS 6 Speed Automatic Rs 12.15 Lakh onwards
Hyundai Creta 1.5 Lit 115 PS 6 Speed Automatic Rs 18.09 Lakh onwards
Kia Seltos Diesel Automatic 1.5 Lit 115 PS 6 Speed Automatic Rs 18.35 Lakh onwards
Mahindra Thar 2.2 Lit 130 PS 6 Speed Automatic Rs 16.2 Lakh+
Tata Harrier 2 Lit, 170 PS Power 6 Speed Automatic Rs. 17.5 Lakh onwards
Tata Safari 2 Lit, 170 PS 6 Speed Automatic Rs 18.19 Lakh Onwards
Mahindra Scorpio N 2.2 Lit, 172 BHP 6 Speed Automatic Rs 15.95 Lakh+
Mahindra XUV700 2.2 Lit 184 PS 6 Speed Automatic Rs 19.24 Lakh
Jeep Compass 2 Lit, 173 PS 9 Speed Automatic Rs 29.09 Lakh onwards
Jeep Meridian 2 Lit, 173 PS 9 Speed Automatic Rs 31.8 Lakh onwards
MG Gloster 2 Lit 164 PS 8 Speed Automatic Rs 31.99 Lakh onwards
Toyota Fortuner 2.8 Lit, 177 PS 6 Speed Automatic  Rs 37.18 Lakh onwards

Price Ex-showroom Delhi

However, as alternate Tata Nexon EV is available from Rs 13.99 Lakh (ex-showroom) and fact that Road Tax Waiver happens in Electric Vehicles in many states, its an excellent choice in Single Speed Automatic Transmission as against Diesel AMT Cars in Compact SUV Segment

 

Best 7 Seater Automatic MPV

Toyota Innova Hycross photo

The Best Automatic MPV as recommended in Utility Vehicle Segment basis overall Value Proposition package of Handling, Features, Mileage, Reliability and Price Point are:-

  • Toyota Innova Crysta Diesel Automatic
Model Power Transmission Price
Maruti Ertiga Automatic 1.5 Lit 104 PS Power 6 Speed Automatic Rs.10.99 Lakh
Maruti XL6 Automatic 1.5 Lit 104 PS Power 4 Speed Automatic Rs 13.79 Lakh
Kia Carens 1.4 Lit, 140 PS 7 Speed DCT Petrol Rs 14.99 Lakh
Toyota Innova Crysta 2.8 Lit 174 PS Power CVT Petrol Rs. 24.01 Lakh Onwards

 Rest - if you considering Scorpio N or XUV700 - pls note that 3rd Row Space is very limited

 

Automatic Cars GearBox

Skoa Rapid Black

In Automatic Transmission - the gears are changed automatically when vehicle speed progresses or decreases set at specified limits. By saying gears been changed automatically - it still has some gears or shall say driving modes :-

Park Mode : Basically it stops the car and used while one has parked the car at its destination .

Reverse : To Reverse the Car, similar like Manual Transmission Cars

Neutral : Free the Car, similar like Manual Transmission Cars

Drive Mode : Allow vehicle to move forward, similar like first gear and when the car gains momentum the gears changes automatically

Additional D5, Sport Mode : Used for Highway driving or with low traffic


Know More Details on Automatic Cars

» Manual Vs Automatic Cars: Which to Buy

» Most Fuel Efficient Automatic Cars

» Myths with Automatic Cars


Also some Automatic Cars comes with Paddle Shift on Steering - It helps User to Enjoy Pep by using it as Semi Automatic by Downshifting Gear - through Paddle Shift on Steering and accelerate the Car with More Pep.

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Comments 12

Guest - Anuj Goel on Thursday, 14 March 2024 00:31

Can you please suggest best automatic cars with a petrol NA 4-cylinder engine. Looking for a car with good ground clearance (for my dad) under 12 lacs. Kindly suggest!

Can you please suggest best automatic cars with a petrol NA 4-cylinder engine. Looking for a car with good ground clearance (for my dad) under 12 lacs. Kindly suggest!
Guest - Manish on Wednesday, 31 August 2022 15:24

You have not mentioned VW taigun and skoda kushaq in the list? Are these cars not good enough?

You have not mentioned VW taigun and skoda kushaq in the list? Are these cars not good enough?
Guest - vaibhav on Sunday, 11 October 2020 15:21

what about S-cross now with 4AT transmission ?

what about S-cross now with 4AT transmission ?
Guest - Kishore K on Tuesday, 06 October 2020 14:17

Great information as always from 'mycarhelpline', shall we request for an update with latest in the market(iMTs) or with price changes(+/-)?

Great information as always from 'mycarhelpline', shall we request for an update with latest in the market(iMTs) or with price changes(+/-)?
Guest - Random Walker on Wednesday, 20 March 2019 20:37

are they in price order or recommendation order?

are they in price order or recommendation order?
Guest - Name on Wednesday, 26 May 2021 14:54

They're given as per price. From what I know about the website, recommendations are made based on requirements not just on generic features.

They're given as per price. From what I know about the website, recommendations are made based on requirements not just on generic features.
Guest - Deepak Thakran on Tuesday, 18 February 2020 16:28

In recommendation order.

In recommendation order.
Guest - A Ashok on Saturday, 01 December 2018 22:30

Sirji pls suggest the safest car petrol automatic 2018 under 15 lakh. Thank you

Sirji pls suggest the safest car petrol automatic 2018 under 15 lakh. Thank you
Guest - Deepak Thakran on Tuesday, 18 February 2020 16:29

Figo Aspire Automatic and Toyota Yaris

Figo Aspire Automatic and Toyota Yaris
Guest - Random Walker on Monday, 15 October 2018 22:25

Is CVT also 5-speed, 7 speed etc. ? Can we add that detail as well here ?

Is CVT also 5-speed, 7 speed etc. ? Can we add that detail as well here ?
Guest - Abhijit Manohar on Saturday, 17 April 2021 12:28

No, CVT by definition is Continuous Variable transmission, which means the ratios can be adjusted continuously.
When they come with a paddle shifter (6/7 Spd normally), they fix 6/7 ratios for the speed.

No, CVT by definition is Continuous Variable transmission, which means the ratios can be adjusted continuously. When they come with a paddle shifter (6/7 Spd normally), they fix 6/7 ratios for the speed.
Guest - vinayashree v jadhav on Tuesday, 12 December 2017 17:26

Hi i like the maruti Suzuki swift szire car as they have good boot space and the interiors are good and they have the good color to choose and i have booked this dzire care next week is my car delivery. thank you and you have posted the nice article with the all cars price automatic transmission cars

Hi i like the maruti Suzuki swift szire car as they have good boot space and the interiors are good and they have the good color to choose and i have booked this dzire care next week is my car delivery. thank you and you have posted the nice article with the all cars price automatic transmission cars
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