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9 Best Cars under Rs 15 lakhs in India available to buy in 2017

A smart look, a power-packed performance, a satisfying mileage, muscular build, all high end features, and standard technologies, but everything within the budget. This is what an average middle-class buyer dreams of, while selecting a car within Rs 15 Lakhs in India.

Cars are merely not means of transport; they are the mascots of fantasies, luxury, and social status of every mortal on this earth.

And what if, nearly every criteria of a dream car could be fulfilled within your budget? Has the idea started tickling your brain already?

Then get ready, as here we unfold the top cars under Rs 15 Lakhs in India which are ready to adorn your garage in an unparalleled way.




Comfortable, spacious and a class-apart design – that sums it all. Renault Lodgy is probably the best Renault could have delivered after Duster SUV. This exclusive diesel car has got more space than its contemporaries, Ertiga and Mobilo.

Being one of the best cars under Rs 15 Lakhs, this stunning car boasts of its comfortable cabin and handsome front-view. Have you already started drooling over it? Wait for a minute then!


  • The specs of this new car under 15 lakhs can drive you crazy.
  • Engine-1.5L, 1-4
  • Total valves – 16
  • Total cylinders – 4
  • Max power – 85 PS (83.8 bhp)@3750rpm
  • Max Torque – 200Nm@1900rpm
  • Mileage – 21 kmpl
  • Fuel Type – Diesel
  • Fuel System – Common Rail Direct Injection
  • Fuel Tank Capacity (in L) – 50
  • Number of seats – 8


  • Style and Comfort:

  •  Equipped with power steering, steering controls, 7-inch media Nav touch-screen and roof antenna, Lodgy provides with everything possible. Buying this car in India within Rs 15 lakhs, is a fair deal.
  • Price:

  • Renault presents before you this car at a pretty affordable price of Rs 12 Lakhs.
  • What’s Hot, What’s Not:

  • This medium budget diesel car in India within Rs 15 lakhs is likely to be readily accepted by masses as well as by classes. The product’s incredible value, featuring the outstanding performance of the 1110PS version, aided with the space and comfort it provides is an extra edge. The MPV design flaunted by this diesel car gets a subtle but an improved look. Drive is still a little firm, which requires slight rectification.
  • Verdict:

  • Definitely, this car is worth giving a shot. Go through the official website of ‎Renault Lodgy and grab the best deal.


Maruti continues to be the favorite brand Indian households when it comes to cars. Especially after its revamp and its venture into the domain of premium vehicles,

eyes were set on the launch of this particular item. So has this new car under 15 lakhs lived up to our expectations? Read on to find out.

Maruti presents Suzuki S-Cross under Rs 15 lakhs in 4 variants – Sigma, Zeta, Delta and Alpha. Available in 5 colors, the car comes equipped with two diesel engines and a manual gearbox.

Featuring a terrific performance especially with the 1598cc diesel engine, this car sports a power-packed surprising act after 1800rev.


Let’s take a closer look at the specifications of its diesel variant-

Engine – 1.6L DDis 320

Total valves – 16

Total cylinders – 4

Max power – 88KW (118bhp)@3750rpm

Max Torque – 320rpm@1750rpm

Mileage – 23Kmpl

Fuel Type – Diesel

Fuel Tank Capacity (in L) – 48

Number of seats – 5

  • Style and Comfort:

  • Maruti Suzuki S-Cross can rightfully boast of its comfort and convenience as it comes equipped with all the basic entertainment equipments and advanced safety system.
  • Price:

  • The car is available for sale only at Maruti’s official sales channel Nexa at a whopping price of Rs 14.5 lakhs.
  • What’s Hot, What’s Not:

  • The entire styling of this car certainly earns for itself thumbs- up. Embraced with alluring style elements like silver skid plate, cladding and roof top, this best diesel car under 15 lakhs presents you with the best interiors Maruti has ever delivered.  A trail of features like comfortable leather seats, unparallel driving ease, dual air bags, HID Projector headlamps, reverse packing camera, steering controls, voice commands etc awaits you if you buy this good car in India within 15 lakhs. The cons are its availability only as a diesel car and absence of automatic option.
  • Verdict:

  • With space for some modifications, the style and comfortable driving experience offered by this Maruti product, makes it a fair deal to invest in. So, better hurry and go through the car details by clicking here.


Want to be the master of the road? Then Honda All New City can be your pick. This latest venture by Honda has got a clear advantage over its previous models in terms of efficiency, space and value.

This particular car is available for sale in 5 trim levels with Petrol and Diesel variants – E.S.SV.V, and VX with manual transmission.  The All New City comes in CVT in SV and VX petrol variants.

Furnished with all the latest features this car sports two engines, with 1.5L i-DTEC diesel engine being its celebrated specification.


Honda All New City’s specifications of the petrol variant at a glance:

Engine – 1.5L i-DTEC

Total valves – 16

Total cylinders – 4

Max power – 119PS (117.37bhp@6600rpm)

Max Torque – 145Nm@4600rpm

Mileage – 26Kmpl

Fuel Type – Petrol

Fuel Tank Capacity (in L) – 40

Number of seats – 5

This fuel efficient car steals the show by providing a better mileage with powerful engine performance in this budgeted price. The engine is aided with both manual and CVT automatic gearbox.

The diesel variant produces 98bhp while the petrol variant delivers 118bhp.

The ride has become smoother and more comfortable, courtesy to the MacFerson Strut Front Suspension and High Rigidity H shaped twist beam rear suspension.

  • Style and Comfort:

  • The style quotient has raised its bars with these latest variant of Honda cars. This good car in India within 15 lakhs comes in six colors – Carnelian red pearl, Urban titanium metallic, Crystal black pearl, Golden brown metallic, Alabaster silver metallic and Tafetta White.
  • Price:

  • The best variant of Honda All New City comes with a price tag of Rs 12.5 lakhs. This seems a pretty lucrative offer to grab.
  • What’s Hot, What’s Not:

  • This Honda City car has worked hard with its engine performance and surely deserves applause. The car has grown more spacious and has become safer to drive with the in-built Electronic Brake Distribution and Anti-Lock Brake System. Honda All New City looks quite similar to its previous version and hence, there is room for improvement.
  • Verdict:

  • Fully equipped with all the features of a budget car, Honda All New City is sure to deliver an ace performance in terms of sales.


If you want to drive like a boss, then here’s the perfect car for you. This SUV changed the game of driving, right with its inception.

Mahindra Scorpio has earned a name among masses and classes owing to its powerful engine act, vehicle dynamics and path breaking style.

The best part about this budget car under Rs 15 lakhs is that it comes with all the required modifications and upgrades, which gives it an upper hand over its contemporaries.

Mahindra Scorpio has worked upon the flaws of its previous version and it now stands on a completely revamped platform.

The new suspension and Anti-Roll Technology are the latest addition to this venture of Mahindra. The ride gets smoother and swifter at the same time.

The mHawk engine delivers its Career best performance with 118bhp and 280Nm of Torque, while guaranteeing the stability of the car at high speed.

The journey also gets economical with this new car under 15 Lakhs as it proclaims a mileage of 15.3 Kmpl.


Specifications of the diesel variant at a glance:

Engine – 2.5L Turbocharged m2DICR CRDe 1-4

Total valves – 16

Total cylinders – 4

Max power – 76PS(75bhp)@3200rpm

Max Torque – 200Nm@1400-2200rpm

Mileage – 14Kmpl

Fuel Type – Diesel

Fuel Tank Capacity (in L) – 60

Number of seats – 7 or 9

  • Style and Comfort:

  • Talking about the look and feel, the all new Mahindra Scorpio gets a twist on the front-end. The car has grown all bolder with meaner grille, dual projector headlamps (yes, those sharp and wild parking lights), novel fog lamps and bonnet scoop. Along with red and blue colors, Scorpio comes in 6 color variants.

The interiors have been modernized with ample space for the travelers to enjoy their long journeys at ease. Noteworthy is the inclusion of the 6-inch touch screen through which one can control the navigation as well as audio. Dual front airbags makes your ride safer.

Furnished with all the facilities like steering control, reverse parking sensors, cruise control, temperature control, voice assist system, auto headlamps/wipers, tyre pressure monitoring, this SUV surely will go a long way.

  • What’s Hot, What’s Not:

  • The SUV surely lives up to its price while providing class-apart interiors and vehicle dynamics. It has got few issues with handling, thereby leaving room for modifications.
  • Verdict:

  • Mahindra Scorpio is undoubtedly one of the best cars within Rs 15 Lakhs, which just magnifies the grandeur of a SUV. Browse through their official website for further details.


Next up on our list is Honda’s very first MPV in India – Honda Mobili. Rendered by Japan’s leading and reliable car manufacturing company Forte, Honda’s new car within 15 lakhs is likely to boom the sales of MPV cars in the country.

The petrol variant produces a ravishing 117 bhp whereas the diesel engine is capable of pulling off 98.6 bhp. A good suspension setup, a stable ride and a comfortable ride is what this car promises.


The Specs of the Petrol variant are as follows:

Engine – 1.5L iVTEC1-4

Total valves – 16

Total cylinders – 4

Max power – 119PS (117.37bhp)@6600rpm

Max Torque – 145Nm@4600rpm

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