The best hatchbacks in India in January 2023. This he plans to buy his first car in January 2023, if a hatchback is on his mind.
Best Hatchbacks in India for January 2023: Hatchbacks are one of the most bought four-wheeler styles in India after SUVs. In fact, the hatchback was the first car at home for many Indians. This boils down to two main reasons. Low cost purchase price and everyday ease of use. Based on these two parameters,
Top 10 Hatchback Cars Under Rs 100k You Can Buy In India 2022
Here is a list of the 10 best hatchbacks available on the market right now that should be on your consideration list.
Maruti Suzuki Alto K10
|engine||1.0-liter 3-cylinder gasoline engine|
|contagion; infection||5-speed manual/AMT|
|capacity||0.8 liter 3 cylinder engine||1.0 liter 3 cylinder engine|
|Power||53 hp||67 hp|
|torque||72 Nm||91 Nm|
|contagion; infection||5-speed manual transmission/AMT||5-speed manual transmission/AMT|
Maruti Suzuki Celerio also underwent a thorough image change as last year. Three of his trim levels are available: LXi, VXi and ZXi. Apart from the LXi trim, both VXi and ZXi offer manual and automatic transmission options. Additionally, only VXi trim is available on his CNG. Prices go up from Rs 5.82 lakh (on-road price, Delhi) to Rs 7.81 lakh (on-road price, Delhi). Check the table below for engine specs.
|Maruti Suzuki Celerio||engine||engine|
|Gasoline NA/CNG||1.0 liter, K10C||1.0 liter K10C with CNG|
|Power||66 hp||56 hp|
|torque||89 Nm||82 Nm|
|contagion; infection||5-speed manual transmission/AMT(AGS)||5-speed manual transmission only|
Tata’s product in the subcompact hatchback segment is the Tiago. Unlike the Alto K10 and Celerio above, the Tiago is available in both iCNG and EV versions (though they are completely different vehicles).
Tiago has six trim levels: XE, XT, XT(O), XT, XZ, XZ+ and NRG. The CNG version is available in four trims: XE, XM, XT, and XZ+ trim levels only. Prices start at Rs 6.12 lakh (street price, Delhi) and go up to Rs 8.91 lakh (street price, Delhi) with dual-tone painted CNG trim.
|NA gasoline/CNG||1.2 liter 3 cylinder engine||1.2-liter 3-cylinder engine with CNG|
|Power||85 hp||72 hp|
|torque||113 Nm||95 Nm|
|contagion; infection||5-speed manual transmission/AMT||5-speed manual transmission only|
Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS
The Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS is a subcompact hatchback from the South Korean automaker. The hatchback was recently updated with a new front bumper design. The DRL is now located near the man-made vents instead of in the corners of the grille as before.
Technically, the Grand i10 NIOS also features cruise control for the first time. Pre-orders for the updated Grand i10 NIOS are now open, with the pre-order amount set at Rs 11,000. Pricing has not yet been revealed. However, mechanically, the updated i10 NIOS remains the same.
|Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS||engine||engine|
|NA engine/CNG||1.2 liter petrol engine||1.2 liter gasoline engine + CNG|
|Power||82 hp||68 hp|
|torque||114 Nm||95 Nm|
|contagion; infection||5-speed manual transmission/5-speed automatic transmission||5-speed manual transmission only|
The Tata Altroz is one of the safest hatchbacks on this list. Based on the ALFA-ARC architecture, the Altroz is the only hatchback that has earned him five stars in GNCAP crash tests.
Altroz has 7 trim levels: XE, XE+, XM+, XT Dark, XT, XZ, XZ(O). Tata also offers turbo engine options in the XT, XZ and XZ+ trim levels. There are also Tata Dark Edition models with XT, XT i-Turbo, XZ(O) i-Turbo, XZ Plus and XZA Plus trims, in addition to various transmission, petrol and diesel engine options. Altogether there are 18 variations of Altroz. Prices go up from Rs 7.28 lakh (on-road price, Delhi) to Rs 12.29 lakh (on-road price, Delhi).
|petrol/diesel/turbo||1.2L petrol, 4 cylinders||1.5 liter diesel 4 cylinder||1.2L turbo petrol, 3 cylinders|
|Power||85 hp||88.77 hp||109 hp|
|torque||113 Nm||200 Nm||140 Nm|
|contagion; infection||5 speed manual||5 speed manual||6-speed DCA|
The Citroën C3 can be considered an oddball model in this list. The French brand calls it a hatchback, but the taller, bigger body proportions make it feel like it’s calling it a subcompact SUV. I come across.
There are two main variations: Live and Feel. Both are available in three color tone options: Dual Tone, Vibe Pack, and Vibe Pack Dual Tone option. Prices range from Rs 6.65 lakh (on-road price, Delhi) to Rs 9.34 lakh (on-road price, Delhi). The C3 has two engine options, both he will be mated with a 6-speed manual transmission or his 5-speed manual transmission only.
|Naturally Aspirated/Turbo||1.2 liter NA gasoline engine||1.2 liter turbo petrol engine|
|Power||81 hp||109 hp|
|torque||115 Nm||190 Nm|
|contagion; infection||5 speed manual||6 speed manual|
Maruti Suzuki’s offering in the compact hatchback segment is the Baleno. Like the Alto and Celerio, the Baleno also got a facelift last year, and the feature list has been updated accordingly. For example, the head-up display was introduced for the first time. There are four trim levels for him: Sigma, Delta, Zeta and Alpha. There is also a CNG version available only in Delta and Zeta trims. Prices start at Rs 7.33 lakh (on-road price, Delhi) and go up to Rs 10.88 lakh (on-road, Delhi) in top-spec Alfa trim with automatic transmission.
|Maruti Suzuki Baleno||engine||engine|
|Gasoline/CNG||1.2 liter 4 cylinder||1.2 liter, 4 cylinder, CNG|
|Power||89 hp||76 hp|
|torque||113 Nm||98.5 Nm|
|contagion; infection||5-speed manual/AMT||5th gear|
The latest generation Hyundai i20 is arguably one of the best looking hatchbacks out there. From the new front fascia to the sporty short rear overhang. It is also one of the widest hatches in this segment. But all of these updates also come with a premium price tag: the i20 comes in his four trim levels: Magna, Sportz, Asta and Asta(O). Prices range from Rs 8.08 lakh (on-road, Delhi) to Rs 13.36 lakh (on-road, Delhi). Additionally, the i20 is available with three engine options and four transmission options.
|capacity||1.2L naturally aspirated||1.0L turbo gasoline||1.5 liter diesel|
|Power||82 hp||118 hp||99 hp|
|torque||114 Nm||172 Nm||240 Nm|
|contagion; infection||5-speed manual/CVT||6-speed iMT/7-speed DCT||6 speed manual transmission|
Finally, Honda’s only continuation in the hatchback segment is the Jazz. The current generation Honda has only one engine option available with either a manual transmission or a 7-speed CVT gearbox. Available in 3 trim levels: V, VX and ZX. Prices start at Rs 9.81 lakh and go up to Rs 12 lakh.
|engine displacement||1.2 liter petrol engine|
|contagion; infection||6-speed manual/7-speed CVT|
10 best hatchback cars in India with price list for 2023
|model||new delhi prices|
Multi Alto K10
|Rs 4.42 Rough*|
|Rs 6.93 Rough*|
Maruti Suzuki Celerio
|Rs 5.82 Rough*|
|Rs 6.12 Rough*|
Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS
|Rs 5.54 Lakh*|
|Rs 6.65 Rough*|
|Rs 8.08 Rough*|
Maruti Suzuki Baleno
|Rs 7.33 Rough*|
|Rs 9.81 Rough*|