Sedan cars are designed for people who want to travel with 4-5 people and need a lot of legroom space. These cars usually have a bigger boot as well to fit all your pieces of equipment, luggage and things. With a budget between 50 lakhs and 1 Crore, the sedan falls into the luxury category. But the question is, what are the best options in this category and price segment? Well, don’t lose sleep, this article will help you decide the ideal sedan for you under Rs 1Cr.
Many cars in the Audi sedan fleet got discontinued due to BS6 norms in India. The best sedan under this price bracket offered by Audi is the A6. The company has put a price tag for A6 between Rs 55.96 lakh and Rs 60.59 lakh (ex-showroom, India). It comes in 2 variants: Premium Plus and Technology. Now the company offers the car in only one engine option i.e 2.0-litre TFSI diesel engine that produces 245 PS of power and 370 Nm of peak torque.
Safety is ensured with eight airbags, ABS with EBD, an electronic stability program, traction control, front and rear parking sensors. There are some exclusive features like four-zone climate control, wireless phone charger, ventilated and powered front seats. Audi also added connected car tech, a digital driver’s display, and a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
A brand new 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine from the Ingenium family is paired with the new Jaguar XF. Now the car produces 200 PS of power with a peak torque of 320 Nm. The second diesel option, which is assembled locally in India is a 2.0-litre diesel engine. The same produces 180 PS power and 430 Nm of torque. The car starts with a sticker price of 55.67 lakhs (ex-showroom, India).
Features added by the company is an 11.4-inch curved glad HD touchscreen that gives you access to a Pivi Pro infotainment system. The infotainment system has Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities. Talking about the displays, it sports a 12.3-inch Interactive Driver Display screen and a Heads-Up Display (HUD). Adding to it are some standard features like wireless charging, auto climate control, ventilated and power seats are present as well. Security duties are done by ABS with EBD, 6 airbags, front and back parking sensors.
BMW 6 series
There are a total of 4 cars in this fleet that start from Rs. 68.50 Lakh and goes up to Rs. 79.20 Lakh (ex-showroom, India). The base 630i M Sport uses a 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine producing 258 PS of power and 400 Nm torque. The other variant is 620d Luxury Line comes with a 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel that produces 190 PS of power along with 400 Nm of torque. The top of the line 630d M Sport is powered by a 3.0-litre in-line six-cylinder diesel motor that puts out 265 PS with 620 Nm of torque. While the GT shares the same petrol and diesel engine with 630i and 620d respectively.
All the latest features include a digital driver’s display as well as a touchscreen infotainment system, both measuring 12.3-inches that now supports Android Auto. Other add-ons are ambient lighting, wireless charging, a dual-pane panoramic glass sunroof, four-zone climate control, two touchscreens at the rear measuring 10.25-inches, and a 16-speaker Harman Kardon sound system. Safety features like multiple airbags, stability control, brake assist with ABS and cornering brakes are included as well.
The car is available in 2 versions, ES 300h Exquisite and ES 300h Luxury. Both the variants are powered by a hybrid engine system. The power is drawn from a combination of a 2.5-litre petrol unit and an electric motor that produce 178 PS/ 221 Nm and 119 PS/202 Nm, respectively. When both the engine and the motor work together it increases the ES 300h’s power to 218 PS. The transmission duties are done by an e-CVT gearbox.
With features like cruise control, a heads-up display, and three-zone climate control, a touch screen infotainment system with wireless Apple Carplay and Android Auto, the price tag of the car starts from Rs 56.55 lakhs and goes to 61.75 lakhs (ex-showroom, India). Safety features include ten airbags, ABS with EBD, hill launch assist, vehicle stability control, tyre pressure monitoring system, and ISOFIX child seat anchors.
Updated recently for the Indian market, Volvo S90 is among the safest cars you can get with features like ABS, stability control, automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control. Adding to it is an active lane control, blind-spot monitors, a driver-assistance system and multiple airbag systems. The price of the car starts from Rs 61.90 lakhs (ex-showroom, India)
Even with this, the company made no compromise with features by adding the latest Android infotainment system, an air purifier, a 360-degree camera, a massage function for the front seats, and four-zone climate control. Powering the car is a 2-litre petrol engine that produces 250 PS of power and 350 Nm of torque. This unit is coupled with a 48V mild-hybrid system to enhance acceleration and give out better mileage.
This complete performance-based car in this list is powered by a 3.0-litre straight-six turbocharged unit that now produces 404bhp of mammoth power and 550 Nm peak torque. This engine helps it to hit the 0-100kmph time of 4.2 seconds and a top speed of 250kmph. The engine is paired to a dual-clutch automatic transmission. Race brakes, aggressive front intakes and performance tyres make the car a perfect track machine.
BMW made no compromise with the interior as well, crafting the cabin with Dakota leather upholstery with contrast stitch wrapping the M Sport seats. You can find the M badging all over the interior for people to know it’s no other than a BMW. The infotainment system comes with an iDrive technology with seven speakers and a 205Watts music system capable of smartphone connectivity. The car starts from Rs 85.27 lakhs (ex-showroom, India).
A combination of power and pure luxury, the car is powered by a 2.0-litre diesel engine that produces a massive 245PS of power and 500 Nm of torque. According to the claims by the company, this beast can do 0-100kmph in 6.4 seconds before hitting a top speed of 250kmph. The starting price of the car is Rs 84.7 (ex-showroom, India).
Features include multi-beam LED headlamps, air suspension, touch-sensitive buttons on the steering wheel, a Burmester sound system and a 64-colour ambient lighting system. The car also has a newly revised touch screen infotainment system with connectivity features like wireless Apple Carplay and Android Auto. Apart from making it speed Mercedes-Benz made it safe as well by adding 7 airbags, a brake assist system and more.