Creating Short List of Cars Basis Car Budget

New car buyers normally define their budget first. Most new car search starts with a certain price point in car buyers mind. This prevents them from overshooting and stretching themselves unnecessarily.

I wanted to purchase car my budget is only 4 lac please suggest

Creating Short List of Cars Basis Car Budget

If you were to look for cars basis price (Ex - showroom prices) between 3.90 lacs to 4.10 lacs, then you including each models variants around 43 cars to choose from:

Alto 800, Alto K10, EECO,  WagonR, Estilo and A Star from Maruti Suzuki

Eon, Santro and i10 1.1 from Hyundai

Brio from Honda

Beat and Spark from Chevrolet

Figo from Ford

Xeta from Tata Motors

If your budget is all inclusive (on-road) then cars that will go out from the basket mentioned above would  be Figo and Brio completely. Top to mid-end variants of other cars.

It's better you narrow your basket of preference further to not more than 2-3 cars , this will help you to avoid confusion and take a more thought through decision.

You must however, take exhaustive test drive of the last 3 cars that you shortlist. Also define your need from the car.

You must always remember that on an average the difference between ex-showroom and on-road is around 12-14%. On-road price will always be higher than ex-showroom price. Define your budget accordingly.