In layman’s language, maintenance of cars is the cost incurred for the maintenance of the car. This includes many things such as timely servicing, wear and tear of parts and their maintenance, replacement of parts, and other requirements. High maintenance is the high cost of maintaining the said vehicle, while low maintenance is the opposite.
Since maintenance is something that is required after purchasing a vehicle, investing in a vehicle that is low maintenance is a wise decision for a car owner. Low-maintenance cars are worth the investment in the long run and actually help you save money on running costs. For your reading pleasure, we have listed down the best low-maintenance cars in India. to keep track.
Maruti Suzuki Alto (Low Maintenance Hatchbacks)
The Maruti Suzuki Alto holds the distinction of being India’s best selling car, but it is also one of those cars that requires very little maintenance. No wonder even used Altos sell like hot cakes. Japanese engineering combined with Indian flexibility makes the Maruti Suzuki Alto a car that is sure to last and while doing so, keep your pocket happy. Maruti Suzuki Alto comes in 800cc and 1000 cc petrol engines with manual and auto transmission.
Sporty, peppy, and with the right design, the Tata Tiago struck the right chords and instantly became a hot favorite. Built to Tata standards, the Tiago is high on safety, and efficiency and is also a car that is low on maintenance. With the 1.2L petrol engine and 4-star NCAP rating, the Tiago is a pleasure to drive.
Hyundai Grand i10 Nios
The Hyundai Grand i10 Nios is the successor to the Hyundai i10 which has been a crowd favorite and is one of the most sought-after cars in the market. Good efficiency, refined engine, and low maintenance appeal to Grand i10 Nios. The Hyundai Grand i10 Nios is available in three fuel variants – Petrol, Diesel, and CNG and three engines – 1.0 and 1.2L petrol and 1.2L diesel. Only the petrol and diesel versions get automatic transmission options.
Maruti Suzuki Dzire
Another great car from the Maruti stable is the Maruti Suzuki Dzire and there is no guessing that the Dzire is also low maintenance. Borrowed design features from its hatchback sibling the Swift, with the addition of a boot on the Dzire that makes it a sedan. The Maruti Suzuki Dzire is full of style and is powered by a 1.2L petrol engine that delivers decent mileage and is available in manual and automatic transmissions.
One of the main reasons why Hyundai has been able to make a mark in the Indian market is that it understands the Indian consumer very well. This can be seen in the cars produced by it, one of them being the Hyundai Aura. The Aura is a booted version of the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios, the Hyundai Aura is more fuel efficient, less maintenance-free, and top-notch when it comes to features. A stylish Hyundai Aura is available in three fuel engines – Petrol, CNG and Diesel as well as three engine options – 1.2L Petrol, 1.2L Diesel and 1.0L Turbo Petrol Engine.
Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza
Well it looks badass but in a good way, the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is high on style and its sporty looks give it a good road presence. As is the case with all Maruti Suzuki cars, the Vitara Brezza is high on mileage and low on maintenance, as a plus point, it also sports great looks. Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza comes with a 1.5L petrol engine mated to both manual and auto transmission for your driving pleasure.
The homegrown compact SUV took India by storm when it was launched, and since then is continuing to woo hearts with its awesome build quality and futuristic design. The Nexon has the distinction of being the first Indian car to receive a Global NCAP safety rating of 5 stars, apart from that, a car of this distinction is low on maintenance and a delight to the pocket. The Tata Nexon will appeal to you with its 1.2-liter petrol and 1.5 liter diesel engines which are available in both manual and automatic transmissions.
The Hyundai Creta is undoubtedly India’s favorite SUV and why shouldn’t it be? Solid muscular styling, big looks, and undeniable road presence make Creta a vehicle loved by Indians. Hyundai Creta has three powerful engines – 1.5L petrol and 1.4 turbo petrol engines and a 1.5L diesel engine which are very easy and economical to maintain.
Renault Triber created waves when it was launched in the Indian market, it was a boon for Indian families who love to go on drives together. The Renault Triber is the most affordable and safest 7-seater one can afford, and its low maintenance cost is what makes it a popular MUV. Powered by a 1.0L petrol engine, the Triber is available in both auto and manual transmission options.
Maruti Suzuki Ertiga
Straight lines and executive looks make the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga an attractive MUV and a favorite family vehicle. The Ertiga offers a spacious cabin which ensures that long drives are comfortable for everyone. Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is a low-maintenance car and is efficient too. It is powered by a 1.5-litre petrol engine and is available in both manual and auto transmission.