01 TOYOTA COROLLA ALTIS
PRICE: ₹15,00,000 onwards www.toyotabharat.com
The Corolla has been the world’s top-selling sedan for years. The reasons are obvious. Whilst it is not the best in any specific field, it is above average in all and this makes for an irresistible package.
T3 INDIA SAYS Most reliable car in this segment. If you want a trouble free vehicle, this is your best option.
02 HONDA CITY
PRICE: ₹8,50,000 onwards www.hondacarindia.com In its category, the Honda City has become a one-horse race. Good engines, high fuel efficiency and above-average reliability have endeared the City to Indian customers.
T3 INDIA SAYS If you want a small saloon, go for the City.
03 AUDI A3
PRICE: ₹24,00,000 onwards www.audi.in
This one can almost be considered as a luxury car. The combination of refinement, performance, ride and handling that the A3 offers is unique in this segment.
T3 INDIA SAYS If your budget stretches more than `20 lakh, the A3 should definitely be on your shortlist.
04 MARUTI SUZUKI CIAZ
PRICE: ₹8,53,000 onwards www.marutisuzuki.com
This sedan from Maruti Suzuki boasts spacious interiors, good fuel efficiency and a smart infotainment system, including Apple Car Play. Apart from that, it is also very good value for money.
T3 INDIA SAYS Ciaz is a value for money car with good internal space and fuel economy.
05 FORD ASPIRE
PRICE: ₹6,00,000 onwards www.india.ford.com
Ford’s new Aspire hits the right buttons as far as space, safety and efficiency are concerned.
The 1.5 litre petrol with an automatic gearbox seems the best option.
T3 INDIA SAYS Ford is finally beginning to make a difference in the compact sedan market.
06 NISSAN SUNNY/RENAULT SCALA
PRICE: ₹9,50,000 onwards www.nissan.in
The most underrated car in this segment, the Sunny offers good interiors, space, good ride quality and fuel efficiency.
T3 INDIA SAYS The Sunny deserves more success in the Indian market.