The new Tata Indica now gets luxurious dual-tone interiors, new transmission and new exteriors, helping the car look a little upmarket than the earlier version. The new transmission with Smart-shift gear technology is mated to a refined and powerful diesel engine, resulting into effortless and smooth gear shifts, with a class leading mileage of 25kmpl (for the BS4 variant). The company has also introduced the CNG version of the car in India.
Fule - Diesel, Mileage-City(kmpl) - 17.88, Seating Capacity - 5, Engine Description - 1.4-litre 48.2bhp 8V TDi Diesel Engine, Maximum Power - 48.2bhp@5000rpm.
Indigo eCS facelift, which has received some styling updates both inside and out. Moreover, it has also received the new F-Shift gearbox, and this time around the car has come in CNG version as well. The refreshed Indigo eCS now has smoked headlamps, rear parking assist, duo flat suspension and dual coloured bumpers. The new Duo Float Suspension enhances load distribution along the constituent elements for a comfortable and smooth drive. With an all new NVH package that reduces external noise from intruding into the cabin, youre ensured a refined and a quiet drive.
Fule - Petrol, Mileage-City(kmpl) - 15, Seating Capacity - 5, Engine Description - 1.2-litre 64.1bhp MPFi Petrol Engine, Maximum Power - 64.1bhp@5000rpm.
Mahindra & Mahindra has many SUVs in its Indian portfolio. And along with those high end SUVs, it also offers a Poor Mans Sedan, the Mahindra Verito sedan. Mahindra Verito sedan is available in both diesel and petrol variants.
Fule - Petrol, Mileage-City(kmpl) - 13.5, Seating Capacity - 5, Engine Description - 1.4-litre 75bhp 8V MPFi Petrol Engine, Maximum Power - 75bhp@5500rpm.
Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire is present in both, petrol and diesel variants to cater to the needs of all consumers. The Maruti Swift Dzire VDI is the mid-range diesel variant in the line-up. This model has been priced reasonably and is loaded with improved and much contented comfort features as compared to LDI car variant of Swift Dzire. If we compare it other premium sedans, such as Renault Scala, Toyota Etios etc, this model is an absolute value-for-money car. Swift DZire VDI comes with 1.3-litre, 16V DDiS diesel engine that is capable of churning out a peak power output of 74bhpof peak power along with generating maximum torque of 190Nm.
Fule - Diesel, Mileage-City(kmpl) - 23, Seating Capacity - 5, Engine Description - 1.3-litre 74bhp 16V DDiS Diesel Engine, Maximum Power - 74bhp@4000rpm.
Toyota has now entered the sub segment Indian car market after a successful market result with their SUVs and high end luxurious cars. With this car, Toyota will be eyeing on the middle class segment of buyers. Thus it has high hopes with Toyota Etios. No doubt, Toyota is considered to be among the best car makers in the world with respect to the engine quality. Toyota launched the Etios in December 2010 and since then it has had a successful run. In March 2012, Toyota recorded sales of 1 lakh Etios cars in India.
Fule - Diesel, Mileage-City(kmpl) - 20.32, Seating Capacity - 5, Engine Description - 1.4-litre 67.1bhp 8V D-4D Diesel Engine , Maximum Power - 67.1bhp@3800rpm.