The days are gone in India when buying an automatic car cost more money. Today, entry-level models in the country are also coming up with automatic options and this has been made possible by AMT technology. A trend that started with Maruti Suzuki Celerio is now being adopted by almost all car companies in India. So, if you want to buy cheap automatic cars in India today, you have the amT option. Also, AMT is getting even more popular because the mileage of the AMT gearbox is almost the same as the manual. So, today we're going to give you information about our top 3 AMT or automatic cars in this news.
The new Santro Hyundai is on the list of affordable AMT cars and tops our list as it also gives its customers a lot by price. It comes with a 1.1-liter engine that comes with Hyundai's 5-speed AMT unit. The engine produces 68bhp and 99Nm of torque. In terms of mileage, the Hyundai Santro AMT gives a mileage of 20.3kmpl. Santro AMT is available in two variants. The Santro AMT features a touchscreen infotainment system equipped with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
The Renault Kwid AMT comes with a better package and proves to be a better car for smaller cities as it has enough space for the entry-level hatchback. Recently, it has been offered as a facelift version and the new Renault Kwid's 1-liter engine also features the AMT. The Kwid AMT engine produces 67bhp and 91Nm of torque. Its mileage is also 24.04kmpl. The standard AMT model features inbuilt navigation and rear seat flip-down center armrest with touchscreen infotainment system setup. Kwid has a 300-liter large boot space.
For your information, Maruti Suzuki is responsible for the democratization of automatic gearboxes in India. The carmaker has sold 4 lakh AMT cars in India and the first AMT car was also Maruti Suzuki Celerio. The company is powered by a triad and tested K10 1-liter engine producing 67bhp and 90Nm of torque. The engine delivers a mileage of 23.1kmpl. Celerio is now well outdated and does not even have a touchscreen infotainment system in its top specification model. At the moment, it needs to update the features. which gives a special capacity to the bike.