India was known to be an adverse market for automatic car models only a few years ago, but now things have changed a great deal. The young generation, convenience and quality conscious Indian car buyers now increasingly prefer car models with automatic transmissions. As the demands for automatic cars spike up, the car makers are offering more and more automatic models. Cars equipped with automatic transmission are really convenient in the busy urban conditions and ease the driving stress for the drivers during heavy traffic. Thus, the urban Indian car buyers are naturally leaning towards these convenient models.
Maruti Suzuki, India’s most selling car brand knows the Indian consumers and their changing preference very well. And thus, the Indo-Japanese car major is offering the convenience of automatic transmission in its products more than ever before. Maruti Suzuki and its market competitors are also constantly trying to introduce more affordable automatic cars to solve the issue of their expensive nature. Maruti initiated this process with the introduction of the economical AMT for the first time in India when it launched its Celerio, and soon the other car makers followed suit.
Here are the top 5 Maruti Suzuki cars with automatic transmission:
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz
The Maruti Ciaz mid-sized premium sedan has won the hearts of the Indian buyers with its great capabilities. It is available with a 4 speed automatic transmission in two petrol variants, namely the Ciaz VXi+AT and the Ciaz ZXi AT.
The Ciaz is a very elegant looking sedan with sophisticated and understated design language. It offers great cabin space and a long list of premium features to make for a great package. The car comes with a good ground clearance of 170 mm, 510 liters of good space along with great comfort features as well as safety and security features.
The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz petrol version with automatic transmission gets powered by a 1373 cc mill that has the capability to generate 91 Bhp of power and 130 Nm of peak torque and offers reliable and smooth performance. It offers the fuel efficiency of 19.12 Kmpl.
The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz VXi+AT variant is priced at Rs. 9.02 lakhs, while the Ciaz ZXi AT variant is priced at Rs. 9.65 lakhs.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno
The Baleno premium hatchback model is a superb success. It is also currently available in two petrol variants with automatic transmission options, namely Delta and Zeta.
The Baleno comes with alluring looks, great premium quality and equally premium features to attract the B segment buyers. The Baleno automatic models come equipped with a CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission).
The Baleno automatic models are powered by the same 1.2-liter K-Series petrol mill that offers the same power figures as that of the manual counterpart. The motor delivers a max power of 84 PS and a top torque of 115 Nm. While the Zeta AT is the range topping model, the Delta AT is the mid-level model trim. The Maruti Suzuki Baleno rivals the Honda Jazz, Hyundai Elite i20, Volkswagen Polo and the Ford Figo in the Indian B+ segment.
The Baleno Zeta CVT comes with all the bells and whistles, being the top of the range variant and is tagged at Rs. 7.47 lakhs. On the other hand, the Baleno Delta CVT offers better affordability by cutting out some of the premium features and is priced at Rs. 6.97 lakhs.
Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire
The Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire compact sedan has been an all-time favorite of the mass market sedan buyers in India. The DZire petrol comes with an automatic transmission option in the VXI AT variant.
The Swift DZire comes with same good looks of its sibling the Swift compact hatchback, but comes with an added boot. The handsome car is now suffering from appearing common as the Indian roads are totally full of DZire. However, things are supposed to change soon when the next-gen DZire launches in the market. The car offers good space, comfort, practicality and reliability. The DZire is a great sub-4-meter compact sedan for 5 adults and the automatic variant is loaded with good features along with efficient safety measures such as ABS with EBD, engine immobilizer, central locking system, etc.
The DZire VXI is powered by an 1197 cc K-series petrol motor that pumps out 83 Bhp of max power and 115 Nm of top torque. It comes paired to an automatic transmission gearbox. The automatic variant offers the fuel efficiency of 18.5 Kmpl.
The Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire VXI AT is tagged at Rs. 6.74 lakhs.
Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 VXi AT
The Alto K10 VXi AT is a superb entry level hatchback that offers the convenience of an automatic transmission along with a powerful compact petrol engine. The Alto K10 is India’s most selling car its current model is a totally updated version of its predecessor. It looks cuter than ever and comes with better exterior and interior design and features.
The Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 VXi model gets equipped with an efficient 998 cc K10B petrol mill that has been paired skillfully with a 5 speed AMT (automated manual transmission). The engine offers 67 Bhp of power and 90 nm of torque while offering a great fuel efficiency of 24.07 Kmpl. The car is a very affordable automatic model and is priced at Rs. 4.02 lakhs.
Maruti Suzuki Celerio
The Celerio revolutionized the Indian automatic car market with the first introduction of AMT gearbox that offers the convenience of an automatic transmission along with the affordability and high mileage of a manual model. The Maruti Suzuki Celerio is offered in 12 variants out of which three petrol variants are endowed with AMT.
The Celerio looks fresh and attractive and is a modern compact hatchback that gets powered by the 998 K10B 3-cylinder petrol engine offering 65 Bhp and 90 nm. It is paired to a 5 speed AMT unit and delivers a mileage of 23.1 Kmpl.
The three Maruti Celerio AT variants – the Celerio LXi AT is priced at Rs. 4.47 lakhs; the Celerio VXI AT is tagged at Rs. 4.77 lakhs; and the more premium Celerio ZXi AMT has been priced at Rs. 5.06 lakhs (all prices, ex-showroom Delhi).