Best Maruti Suzuki cars priced below Rs 10 lakh that are high on performance and comforts.
Maruti Suzuki cars has been in existence in the Indian market, since time immemorial. A major player in the country, the company currently holds a net worth of around Rs 550 billion.
According to Reuters, the company has witnessed a four-fold jump in profits during this quarter. The brand continues to be a dominant automobile manufacturer in the country, despite the entry of brands like Kia, Skoda, and Hyundai. Offering a host of budget friendly options, Maruti Suzuki cars is the go-to-model for many Indians. Here is a list of the best Maruti Suzuki cars under 10 Lakhs.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno
First model to adopt the new direction of Maruti Suzuki cars for 2022, the Maruti Suzuki Baleno went on sale in February 2022 with a slew of new features, technology additions and cosmetic updates. Replacing the CVT with an AMT for the new-generation, helped the company save big bucks and also price the car effectively. New additions to the four-wheeler’s cabin include 360-degree camera, 6-airbags, Head-up display and connected car technology.
The Maruti Suzuki Baleno price starts from Rs. 6.49 lakh (ex-showroom) and is sold in 9 variants with six colour options. Under the hood, the Maruti Suzuki Baleno offers BS6-compliant 1.2-litre petrol and CNG engine options.
Maruti Suzuki Swift
Third highest selling car in the country, the Maruti Suzuki Swift has a sea of followers vouching for it. Despite the recent debate on safety, the car continues to sell over 15,000 units monthly and crossed the 25 lakhs sales milestone in 2021. Available in six variants and six color options, with a choice of both petrol and CNG powertrain. The Maruti Suzuki Swift price starts from Rs 5.91 lakh (ex-showroom).
Maruti Suzuki WagonR
The 2022 Maruti WagonR retails in four variants- LXI, VXI, ZXI, and ZXI+. One of the best-selling Maruti Suzuki cars, the WagonR price starts at Rs 5.47 lakh (ex-showroom). It carries forward the tall boy while boasting of two petrol engine options- a 1.0-litre (69 bhp and 89 Nm) and another 1.2-litre (88.5 bhp and 113 Nm).
Additionally, the Maruti Suzuki WagonR S-CNG model retails with performance figures of 59 bhp and 78 Nm mated to only a manual transmission option. The WagonR also comes equipped with hill-hold assist function on the AMT gearbox on both the 1.0-litre and the 1.2-litre engine option. According to online data, the WagonR is rated among the most fuel-efficient models in the country with figures of 32.52 km/kg.
Maruti Suzuki Ertiga
The second car in Maruti Suzuki’s line-up to be updated for 2022 was the Ertiga. One of the most dominant models in the budget MPV segment, the Ertiga base variant carries a price tag of Rs 8.41 lakh (ex-showroom). The four-wheeler is offered in four trim levels- LXi, VXi, ZXi and ZXi+. The top-of-the-line VXi and ZXi variants are available with both petrol and CNG powertrain options, while the other variants have to settle with only the petrol engine.
Powering the Ertiga is the familiar 1.5-litre mild-hybrid petrol engine producing around 100 bhp. This system comes mated to both a 5-speed manual and a 6-speed torque convertor automatic transmission option. Indian buyers can opt for the Ertiga in 6 color options namely Metallic Magma Grey, Dignity Brown, Pearl Metallic Oxford Blue, Splendid Silver, Pearl Metallic Auburn Red and Pearl Arctic White.
Maruti Suzuki Brezza
Among the safest Maruti Suzuki cars on sale in India, the Brezza has been a high demand model for the company. Available at a starting price of Rs 7.34 lakh (ex-showroom), Maruti Suzuki Brezza houses a 1.5-liter petrol engine under the hood. The performance figures stand at 103.3 bhp of maximum power and 138 Nm of peak torque.
The Indian automaker offers manual and torque convertor automatic transmission options on the sub-compact SUV. Like the Maruti Suzuki Baleno, the Brezza gets 6-airbags, hill-hold assist, ventilated front seats, 360-degree camera, wireless charger, Head-up display and more.