Currently, if we talk about the condition of the Indian market, the heart and soul of the market mainly depends on the hatchback. Although the talk of the town is SUV, many brands are launching their affordable SUV in the market. However, the one segment that has been kept aside is good old sedans, which offers class and luxury. The Current has seen many sedans discontinued because of their performance in the market, but here are the Top 5 sedans that launched in this decade and are currently available for sale;-
- Maruti Suzuki Ciaz
The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz was launched as a replacement for SX4, which doesn’t perform well in the market even after the new updates. Ciaz was launched in October 2014, since the launch there has been only one update. Although the vehicle gives very tough competition to the likes of, Hyundai Verna, Honda City, etc. Currently, Maruti offers Ciaz with 1.5 Litre petrol engine with a mild hybrid system, which generates 105 PS of maximum power and 138 Nm of peak torque. The transmission duties are performed by a standard 5-speed manual gearbox and an optional 4-speed torque converter automatic transmission system. Ciaz retails with a price tag starting from Rs 8.31 Lakh which goes up to Rs 11.09 lakhs (ex-showroom New Delhi).
- Ford Aspire
Ford Sub-4m sedan is one of the underrated vehicles. It offers one of the most fuel-efficient diesel engines on the market. It is powered by a 1.5 Litre oil burner that makes 100 PS of maximum power and 215 Nm of peak torque. With this, it also comes with a 1.2 Litre petrol engine which burns out 96 PS of peak power and 119 Nm of peak torque. The transmission duties are performed by a 5-speed manual gearbox system. Currently, it is priced at between Rs 6.09 lakh to Rs 8.64 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi).
- Honda Amaze
Honda Launched Amaze as a replacement for Brio. The first version of Sub-4m Sedan amaze was launched in 2013, and the second-generation version was launched in 2018. Amaze is the top-selling vehicle in the segment and the majority of Honda motors India sales comes from it after the Honda City. The Amaze offered with a 1.2 Litre petrol and 1.5 Litre diesel engine the petrol units burns out 90 PS of peak power and 110 Nm of peak torque, while the diesel unit churns out 100 PS of power and 200 Nm of torque. The transmission duties performed by a standard 5-speed manual gearbox and an optional CVT automatic transmission system.
- Tata Tigor
Tata tigor basically the sedan version of the Tata Tiago. Its first version was launched in 2017, and the second generation launched just a few months back. The New updated Sub-4m Sedan comes with some visual updates, and thus scoring a 4-star safety rating at the Global NCAP crash test. The vehicle currently offers a 1.2 Litre 3-cylinder petrol unit, which generates 86 PS of power and 113 Nm of torque. The transmission duties are performed by a 5-speed manual transmission and an optional automatic transmission.
- Hyundai Aura
Hyundai Aura was the replacement for the Hyundai Xcent. Xcent wasn’t performing too well in the Indian market hence the Korean carmaker launches Aura at the starting of the year 2020. The Hyundai B-sedan retails with a price tag of Rs 5.85 lakhs for the small trim and Rs 9.28 lakhs for the top-end trim (ex-showroom New Delhi). Hyundai currently offers Aura in three different variants, a 1.2 Litre petrol unit, a 1.2 Litre Diesel unit, and a 1.0 Litre turbo Petrol unit.
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