A shift is happening in the automobile industry – and it is for the good. The Indian car industry has been growing fast and in the right direction. There has been an immense interest in the name of automatic cars.
The choc-a-bloc traffic and congested roads have brought out the automatic gearbox to the cars. The pain of changing gears and its better economy compared to its manual equivalents are the advantages. The price of an automatic has alleys been a reason why AMTs were never popular.
But Maruti has come out with automatic cars which are affordable. Here is a summary on Maruti AMT cars.
Maruti Alto K10 The cheapest automatic car of the country is available at just Rs 3.8 lakhs. The K10 comes equipped with the K-series engine along with a number of internal and external make-over. To the information of nature lovers, it is an eco-friendly car which carries the ELV certification.
Maruti Celerio: The latest in its portfolio, this car starts at Rs 4 lakhs. Celerio promises a hassle free drive and provides most of the modern day safety and comfort features. The car returns an impressive 23.1 kmpl of mileage. Celerio is indeed the car that has pushed all other car makers in this direction.
Maruti Ciaz: Introduced along with the Celerio, the Maruti Ciaz has two automatic petrol variants priced at Rs 9.2 and Rs 9.9 lakhs respectively. There is no automatic transmission on offer in the diesel model. Ciaz is all about style, comfort and features.Wagon R: The Wagon R has seen a big fan following since its inception and though its boxy looks are a bit out dated now, the car continues to be a good seller. The tall boy design actually provides for exceptional interior space. Mileage on the current car stands at 20.51 kmpl and with the AMT, Maruti Suzuki will make sure that its popularity is doubled. An AMT version of Wagon R in the Stingray edition soon coming up.
Maruti Swift Dzire: One of the best selling cars here also has an AMT variant. The Dzire VXI AT variant costs Rs 6.6 lakhs approximately. With a promise of more equipment and more mileage further with an automated model, the face-lifted model of Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire continues to dominate the car market.
Maruti Suzuki’s Ritz: A combination of good looks and great technology at cheap price. The automatic version of Ritz will cost around Rs 6.1 lakhs. The car now also looks much trendier and youthful. Maruti Grand Vitara is another car which offers an automatic version. It is pretty costly at Rs 26.6 lakhs but beats most of its rivals in its segment in terms of performance and mileage.