The people who travel daily to their office and back home know the struggle of ups and downs, and therefore they require a suitable & good luxurious four-wheeler which checks all the boxes for an all-rounder car. Half year has already passed, and with another half year remaining of 2017 and a whole 2018, we have a list of some cars for the price of under 50 lakhs. So if you are looking for a car around that price range, the following are some of the cars you must check out. So here it is, the cars under 50 Lakhs.
SUV has been a flavour of the season so why should Tata Motors be behind in the race? Tata Motors has also joined the race and have been occupied in making a compact SUV to release in the market. If rumours are to be believed, Tata Nexon should hit the markets in 2017 itself. Tata showcased the small SUV past year in the 2016 Auto Expo held in Delhi.
Tata Nexon has a five-speed manual transmission and also a five-speed AMT gearbox. The Tata Nexon engine generates 90bhp at 5,000rpm and 140Nm at 1,500-4,000rpm and will be connected to a five-speed manual box.
Price: Tata Nexon SUV will be easily available around 10 Lakhs in India. One of the cheapest variant under our list of cars under 50 Lakhs.
Nissan X-Trail Hybrid
Along with Tata Nexon, Nissan X-Trail Hybrid was on display too in the Auto Expo held in Delhi and is a wild one month away from arriving in the showrooms. It will be the third-gen model and will be introduced in the eco-friendly hybrid form. Nissan X-Trail Hybrid has a unique three-spoke steering wheel with a silver accent; the door pads and the centre console are provided with the same colour.
Thanks to the Nissan’s dual clutch control, 2-litre, the in-line 4-cylinder petrol engine is connected to a 31kW electric motor which outputs a total power of around 180bhp. Nissan X-Trail Hybrid will be a fully imported model thus the high price can be expected. Even though that may sound expensive, this luxurious hybrid is something which you should buy.
Price: Something around 30 lakhs can be easily expected for this hybrid model. Best one in the list of cars under 50 Lakhs.
Audi Q5 Facelift
It has been quite a while that Audi Q5 has been making its sales, but with more competition, Audi has decided to give an upgrade to the Q5 model. The facelift version of Audi Q5 is expected to be out in the market by the end of this month. Facelift version will have a new front end which is quite similar to the one provided to Q7. The car is expected to be fully loaded with all connectivity options and every safety feature possible.
The front end will be borrowed from the Q7 Model while the new platform will be borrowed from the latest-gen A4 which will make it lighter but structurally more stronger and rigid. Standard V6 Diesel units, diesel engines, and a four-cylinder petrol engine are said to be included which will be carried out from A4 without any necessary changes. A new plug-in hybrid driveline option is also said to be in works.
Price: Something between 40 and 45 Lakhs can be the price for the Facelift upgrade of Q5. With the huge budget, you can definitely pick this model as your partner for daily transportation. It definitely tops our list of cars under 50 Lakhs.
Volkswagen Passat GTE
Like first two mentioned above, Volkswagen also showcased their next generation Passat at the Auto Expo 2016 which will replace the current version soon enough, which can be next month too. The new Passat was displayed with the plug-in hybrid powertrain which is built on MQB Platform. The new Passat also gets the traditional Volkswagen family face. Intelligent LED Lamps include the daytime running lamps so there should be no problem during the daytime. The blue detailing in the front highlights the hybrid powertrain.
The interior of Passat is premium, and even though there are a number of buttons, the dashboard does not look filled. Plug-in hybrid powertrain combines the 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine with the 113bhp electric motor. The power output of Passat GTE is rated at 214bhp of power and 400Nm of torque. The driving range is limited to 50kms, and if you want to exceed it, you need to switch to petrol or charge the batteries.
Price: A plug-in hybrid powertrain on a Volkswagen model looks a pretty good deal for just 25 Lakhs.
Volvo XC60 might take some time to arrive in the markets which are speculated to be January 2018. This mid-size SUV will be included under the XC90 hierarchy of Volvo. If rumours are to be believed, it is said that XC60 will have the same design as of larger XC90 but in the smaller size. A Thor Hammer design in the headlamps will be seen in the front. Like XC90, Volvo XC60 will also offer a two top of the line variants with numerous accessories and kits. The engine of the Volvo XC60 will have a 2.0-litre unit in the 181/400Nm output, and it will be connected to an eight-speed AT.
Price: Vaguely 46 Lakhs can be expected for Volvo XC60 which might be a little bit costly considering the fewer features. If you are Volvo-fan then there is no looking back for this as this is, by far, the most choosy pick for your choice and taste. Talking of taste, this definitely is one of the best if not the best, in our list of cars under 50 lakhs.
Summing up: All the above-mentioned cars are expected to release within the next year, and now it is you who has to decide what to buy and what-not. Upon your budget and style, you can pick your best choice incorporating the features and power of this superb high-speed machines. If you are looking for a SUV, then also we have the list of some of the best SUV in India 2018.