Top 5 Petrol Automatic SUVs That Won’t Break the Bank

Image credit: Google

Petrol Automatic SUVs: City rides have become more time-consuming in recent years due to the steady increase in traffic. Many people have found that driving an automated car is easier in these kinds of conditions. The SUV segment is another one that is growing in India. Combining the two, you can improve your driving experience with our list of up to five petrol automatic SUVs under Rs 16 lakh. Note that the AMT gearbox is not taken into consideration in this story because it is not as good as other gearbox options.

Tata Nexon: Petrol Automatic SUVs Under Rs 16 Lakh

Image credit: Google

So let’s begin with the Tata Nexon, the most well-liked SUV in India. If the SUV hadn’t had the 2023 makeover, the Nexon wouldn’t have made the list. The rationale is that Tata gave the petrol Nexon model the option of a DCA gearbox. A 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine with 118 horsepower and 170 Nm of peak torque is available for the Nexon. A 6-speed manual and a 7-speed DCA gearbox are matched to this engine. In terms of cost, the DCA option is offered by the Nexon Creative model, which is available for Rs 14.62 lakh. 

Maruti Fronx: Petrol Automatic SUVs Under Rs 16 Lakh

Image credit: Google

Next up is the Maruti Fronx, which is another well-liked SUV. Maruti Fronx, a vehicle with a distinctive appearance, has been a great success for the firm. It is also the only Maruti vehicle available today with a turbocharged petrol engine. A 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine with 99 horsepower and 147 Nm of peak torque powers the Fronx. Regarding the gearbox choices, the 1.0-litre engine is paired with both a 6-speed automatic and a manual gearbox. The petrol automatic combo is offered by the Fronx Zeta model, which costs Rs 14.15 lakh.

Petrol Automatic SUVs Under Rs 16 Lakh – Honda Elevate 

Image credit: Google

Next up on the list is an SUV that is positioned above the other SUVs. The subject of discussion is the Honda Elevate. The 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine of the Elevate, Honda’s first SUV created especially for Indian consumers, delivers strong performance. This engine is paired with a 6-speed manual or CVT gearbox, producing 119 horsepower and 145 Nm of peak torque. Although the Honda manual gearbox shifts quickly as well, the CVT provides a jerk-free ride. The V model, which costs Rs 15.89 lakh, has the CVT option available.

Renault Kiger & Nissan Magnite: Petrol Automatic SUVs Under Rs 16 Lakh

Image credit: Google

The Kiger and the Magnite are being discussed together because they have identical engines and gearbox choices. Despite having distinct logos and looks, these automobiles are essentially the same ones constructed on the same chassis. A 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine with a CVT gearbox option powers each of these SUVs. It is a powerful engine with a peak torque of 152 Nm and 99 horsepower.

Regarding the model and price, the Kiger is available with the CVT option from the RXT(O) variation, which costs Rs 12.22 lakh (in Mumbai) when driven on the road. However, starting with the XV model, which costs Rs 12.10 lakh (on-road, Mumbai), the Magnite offers a CVT gearbox, making it the least expensive automatic SUV in India!

Citroen C3 Aircross: Petrol Automatic SUVs Under Rs 16 Lakh 

Image credit: Google

The Citroen C3 Aircross is the only seven-seat SUV on the list. Citroen is renowned for producing vehicles with excellent ride quality, and the C3 Aircross is no exception. The SUV provides a pleasant ride by absorbing the majority of the jerks. When it comes to engine and gearbox choices, the C3 Aircross comes with a 1.2-liter turbocharged petrol engine that generates 205 Nm of torque and 109 horsepower. A 6-speed AT (torque converter) gearbox that is linked to this engine performs the job perfectly. The Plus 5-seater version of the C3 Aircross, which costs Rs 15.19 lakh, is the model that offers the petrol automatic combination.

“Top 5 Petrol Automatic SUVs review on YouTube”

Also Read: New Tiago Rival Creating Waves in the Indian Automotive Industry

Share to Others