Best Premium Sedans under 10 lakhs for 2020

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The best way to enjoy sheer luxury is to sit back and relax on the backseat of a sedan. As a passenger or a driver, a sedan offers a comfortable and luxurious experience the moment you step in. After all, sedans are a package of luxury, comfort, convenience and a premium experience. 

For those considering a sedan, picking the right one that fits your budget may prove to be tricky, thanks to the diverse variety of cars available. From features to engine options, a premium sedan offers a lot to choose from. To help you make your choice, here is our list of the top 5 premium sedans under Rs. 10 lakh.

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz replaced the Maruti Suzuki SX-4 and brought a new, sleeker design for Maruti’s sedan offering to take on the Honda City and Hyundai Verna. The Ciaz left no stone unturned to give its users a premium and top-notch experience. While the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz did receive a facelift in 2018, it has remained mostly unchanged till 2020.

The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz features a very masculine silhouette that is accentuated by a chrome lined front grille, LED projector headlamps with DRL, and a sharp front grille. The overall silhouette is very sleek and there are sporty accents for a sophisticated exterior style. The interiors of the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz offers a subtle yet stylish dual-tone interior that focuses on practicality. You will find leather seats and impressive rear legroom, making this ideal for the chauffeur-driven.

The heart of the car is powered by a 1.5-litre diesel engine mated to a 5-speed manual or a 1.4-litre petrol engine mated to a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed AMT transmission. What sets the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz apart from the competition is the SHVS hybrid system available with the diesel engine. This helps the Ciaz blow away the competition in terms of mileage by offering 28.09 kmpl for the diesel hybrid and 21 kmpl for the petrol variants.

In terms of safety, theMaruti Suzuki Ciaz comes with features such as dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, Hill hold control, ESP, speed-sensing door locks, ISOFIX mounts etc. The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz also scored a 4-star rating in the ASEAN NCAP, making it one of India’s safest premium sedans.

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₹5.50 LAKHS

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₹6.30 LAKHS

Hyundai Verna

Launched back in 2006, the Hyundai Verna was the company’s finest offering in the mid-sized sedan segment. Soon after its initial launch, the Hyundai Verna established itself as a massively popular sedan, thanks to its fluidic design, refined engine and a sporty bodyline. 14 years forward, the Hyundai Verna continues to impress C-segment sedan buyers that are looking to bring home a complete package.

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The Hyundai Verna has evolved to become more mature and sophisticated while retaining its sporty aesthetics. The sleek, flowing lines incorporate the LED headlamps and LED DRLs to further enhance the style of the Hyundai Verna. The Hyundai Verna’s interiors also offers dual-tone interiors and plenty of tech to keep the driver engaged. Higher variants also come equipped with a sunroof for a more premium touch.

Hyundai’s reliable and fuel efficient petrol and diesel engines are on offer. You can choose between a 1.6-litre petrol or diesel engine, both mated to either a 6-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission. The engines return a mileage of 17 kmpl for the petrol variant and 24 kmpl for the diesel variant, certainly not bad performance in this segment.

The standard safety features onboard are ABS with EBD, ISOFIX, impact sensing door unlock, and dual airbags, while the top end variants get as many as 6 airbags. So if you are looking to buy a sedan that is aesthetic, bold, powerful and fuel efficient, the Hyundai Verna might just fit the bill.

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₹5.00 LAKHS

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₹4.30 LAKHS

Skoda Rapid

When it comes to building a machine that lasts long, there are only a few that can match the Czech automaker, Skoda. And if there is one sedan that truly reflects Skoda’s ideology, it’s the Skoda Rapid. Launched back in 2011, the Skoda Rapid has managed to create a substantial consumer base comprising of sedan owners looking to own a car from a premium brand. 

Designed with simplicity, elegance and a muscular stance, Skoda has truly built the Rapid to be a vehicle that is “Simply Clever”. The Skoda Rapid distills the recognizable features like the butterfly front grille flanked by projector headlamps with DRL to offer a sophisticated sedan. The dual-tone interiors and leather seats offers a premium ambience for driver and passenger alike. The Skoda Rapid is also well featured with easy-to-access controls.

There are a range of engine options available for the Skoda Rapid. You can choose from a 1.5-litre diesel engine, 1.6-litre petrol engine or a 1.0-litre TSI petrol engine. Where the Skoda Rapid shines is the option of the DSG automatic transmission that provides a smooth driving experience. Mileage figures are 15 kmpl for the 1.6-litre petrol engine, 21 kmpl for the 1.5-litre diesel engine and 19 kmpl for the 1.0-litre TSI engine.

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Coming to the safety department, the Skoda Rapid is equipped with standard safety features which include dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, anti-pinch windows. The overall package offered by the Skoda Rapid is a blend of Skoda’s high performance engine and durable build quality.

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₹4.40 LAKHS

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₹6.70 LAKHS

Toyota Yaris

When it comes to building a sedan that lasts long, Toyota has left no stone unturned to offer its customers nothing but the best. With cars that are capable enough to outlast the owner, Toyota has been building engines that can clock over 200000 Km without a sweat. And staying true to its ideology, Toyota has once again hit the sweet spot in the sedan market with the Toyota Yaris, a sedan that blends together refreshing looks and power-packed performance.

Launched in 2018, the Toyota Yaris was built to attract the eyes. The front is definitely the most eye-catching feature of the Toyota Yaris and it’s a design that is hard to ignore. The headlight cluster features the projector headlamps and creates the angular appearance on the front. The silhouette of the Toyota Yaris is just as sleek as the competitors and does look well planted. Toyota’s interiors have always been durable and this is true even for the Toyota Yaris, with a clean and elegant aesthetic to please the passengers.

Toyota is offering a 1.5-litre petrol engine and a choice between a 6-speed manual or 7-speed CVT automatic transmission. In terms of performance, the Yaris does well both in the city and the highways, with a fuel economy of 17.1 kmpl for the manual variant and 17.8 kmpl for the CVT option. This continues Toyota’s tradition of offering durable engines.

Coming to the safety department, the Toyota Yaris incorporates a segment first, 7 SRS Airbag system that includes the driver, passenger units along with side, curtain and knee airbags. So if you are a person that trusts Toyota’s impeccable track record, then the Toyota Yaris is the perfect sedan for you.

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Honda City

The Honda City has been the benchmark in the mid-size sedan segment for decades. The combination of premium build quality, powerful engines, and sophisticated interiors make it a sedan that is the first choice for many.

The Honda City’s design has become iconic in its own way, with its angular design remaining a staple over the generations. The silhouette remains simple and elegant with few excessive creases and lines to polarize opinions. Inside, the dual-tone interiors and tech features makes it a pleasure for the driver and passengers. Legroom and boot space is another highlight for the Honda City making it ideal for long-distance driving.

Apart from the premium build quality, the Honda City is known for its exceptional petrol and diesel engines. The 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol engine and the 1.5-litre i-DTEC engine offer a powerful, refined and fuel efficient driving experience. Both the petrol and diesel engines are mated to a 6-speed manual transmission while only the petrol comes equipped with a 7-speed CVT automatic transmission. Mileage for the Honda City is 17.8 kmpl for the petrol engines and 26 kmpl for the diesel engines.

In terms of safety, dual airbags are standard across the Honda City range. The Honda CIty is a great all-round mid-segment sedan that provides a premium driving and passenger experience.

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₹4.30 LAKHS

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₹5.21 LAKHS

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₹3.55 LAKHS

These five cars represent the best premium sedans you can buy in India under 10 lakhs. While they offer plenty of features when bought new, the best value is when you buy these sedans pre-owned. Used sedans from this segment match new compact sedans in terms of overall value provided. Either way, any of these premium sedans will offer a luxurious and comfortable experience and are great choices to consider the next time you are in the market for a sedan.

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