A quick rise in the popularity of AMT cars in India owes much to the needs of urban working people especially women professionals who experience problems in frequent jams where one has to put a leg continuously on clutch and keep shifting gears.
Just to remind you ! (Read post->) AMT cars have their own drawbacks and advantages and it is really a matter of choice to decide what goes best for you.Unlike the common belief , AMT cars are no longer , very expensive and low mileage vehicles.
Best small cars in India equipped with AMT
1 Celario AMT by Maruti India
The Celario AMT was among the first small cars with an Automated Manual Transmission that was introduced by the country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki. Needless to say, the AMT variant of the Celario was well received by domestic customers.
The price of the 23.1 km/ litre ARAI mileage vehicle’s ex-showroom price ranges between Rs 4.91 lakhs and Rs 5.34 lakhs.
The Maruti Suzuki Celario AMT is powered by a compact 3-cylinder, 998 cc engine with max power output of 67.06 bhp at 6000 rpm and a peak torque of 90 Nm at 3500 rpm.Its fuel tank capacity is of 35 liters.
The ground clearance of 165 mm might not be the best but not the worst as well. The gross weight of this compact hatchback is 1250 kg.
Celario AMT Variants Prices
2 Maruti Suzuki WagonR AMT Edition
Maruti Suzuki WagonR AMT variants come with a starting ex-showroom prices of 5.30 lakhs.
It is Maruti’s 3rd car after Celerio and Alto K10 to get an AMT option.
WagonR’s AMT-equipped variants are powered by 1.0-litre 3-cylinder K-Series petrol engine which churns out a power of 67bhp and 90Nm torque.The car has 20.51 kmpl of ARAI mileage.
WagonR AMT Variants Prices
3 Tata Zest AMT
Tata Motors entered the field of AMT with the Zest. The price of Tata Zest ranges from Rs 4.88 Lakh to Rs 8.13 Lakh. The price is ex-showroom, Delhi. The Tata Zest is available in six colour variants- Platinum Silver, Pristine White, Buzz Blue, Done Beige, Vanetian Red and Sky Grey.
The Tata Zest is available in two engine options: in fact, this compact sedan is the country’s first vehicle which is equipped with 1.2 litre turbocharged MPFi petrol engine, the powerful Revotron 1.2T delivers power and torque of 90PS and 140 Nm between 1750-3500 RPM respectively. Whereas, the Tata Zest AMT Diesel comes powered with 1.3 Litre with 90 PS Power with Peak Torque of 200 NM at 1750 RPM.
The Petrol Variant gives mileage of 16 kmpl while Automatic Transmission Diesel Variant gives mileage of 21 kmpl. The mileage is ARAI certified. This compact sedan has a fuel capacity of 44 litres.
4 Renault Kwid AMT
Renault Kwid, which was launched in September, 2015 will now come in a 1-litre petrol engine variant equipped with AMT. The AMT variant of the Renault Kwid will be showcased at the Auto Expo 2016 in February.
5 Tata Nano GenX with Automated Manual Transmission
The Tata Nano now comes with an automated manual transmission. This AMT has been priced at Rs 3 lakh. The price is ex-showroom, Mumbai.
This amt vehicle is powered by 2cyl, 624cc, RWD engine that produces 37bhp @ 5500rpm, 51Nm of torque at 4000rpm. The AMT runs close to 21.9 kilometres to a litre of petrol. The fuel tank capacity of the vehicle is 24 litres.
6 Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 AMT
The ex-showroom price of Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 AMT is Rs. 4.02 lakhs. This Hatchback is powered by 1 Litre K Series Engine which peak power output is 68 PS and Torque at 90 NM.
The vehicle comes with a decent fuel efficiency of 24.07 Kmpl and ground clearance of 160 mm.
7 Hyundai Grand i10 Automatic
The Hyundai Grand i10 Automatic comes with a price tag of Rs. 640682. The amt variant is equipped with 4-speed conventional automatic gearbox and is powered by 1.2 Litre Kappa VTVT petrol engine which produces 83PS of peak power with torque of 113 NM.
The automatic version of the Hyundai Grand i10 offers a mileage of 16.7 kmpl that is ARAI-certified.Besides , its ground clearance is 165 mm and boot space is 252 litre.
8 Nissan Micra CVT Automatic
With 19.34 kmpl ARAI mileage , the X-tronic CVT Automatic variant in Nissan Micra is another great option for automatic car seekers.The car which is in its 4th generation received some interesting new features and aesthetic updates in June last year.
It available in India with four petrol and two diesel variants.The extra comfort,luxury and styling features varies the price across its models.Its petrol version has a 1.2 L(1198 cc) engine that produces 76 PS (75 hp) of maximum power at 6000 rpm with 104 N⋅m of maximum torque at 4000 rpm.On the other hand , Nissan Micra diesel uses 1.5-litre (1461 cc) engine with maximum power output of 64 PS at 4000 rpm.
On the safety front, the Nissan Micra CVT comes equipped with vital safety features like Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist (BA), SRS dual airbags and speed sensing auto door lock