Many car purchasers in India are now choosing automatic transmission vehicles, thanks to technological developments that have reduced the cost of these vehicles. Still, there are some excellent manual gearbox automobiles that provide total engine control and a thrilling driving experience. We have compiled a list of the top cars with manual transmission in India from the most popular segments described in this article.
Top 7 manual cars -
1. Volkswagen Polo
The Volkswagen Polo is the first car on our list of the top manual cars in India. A 1.0-liter gasoline engine and a 5-speed manual transmission are standard on the well-built Polo. It provides mild clutch action and top-notch shifting quality. Even better is the mix of riding and handling that it provides. Furthermore, this Maruti Swift rival has been offered in the nation for more than ten years at this point. As a result, finding some excellent specimens is simple on the used automobile market.
2. Tata Harrier
Providing a well-tuned manual car comes the SUV, Tata Harrier. This 6-speed manual mid-size SUV sports with seamless shifting and carefully calibrated gear ratios that enable one to get the most out of every gear. Additionally impressive are the Harrier's top-notch 2.0-liter Diesel engine and L550 architecture, which were adapted from Jaguar Land Rover.
3. Mahindra XUV500
The Mahindra XUV500 is currently a little past its prime. It still manages to dazzle, though, thanks to its potent 2.2-liter diesel engine and well-tuned manual handling with a light enough clutch. Additionally, this SUV has an optional AWD system that enables it to travel practically anyplace.
4. Honda City
Both a manual and automatic transmission are choices for the Honda City, just like its sibling, the Honda Amaze. However, the City boasts a finely calibrated manual control, just like its more cheap cousin, making it a practical and marginally entertaining option to drive. The Honda City, which competes with the Hyundai Verna and the Maruti Ciaz essentially, impresses with a number of endearing qualities that make it one of the most popular models available. It offers a strong petrol car, a roomy, luxurious interior, good ride, a finely calibrated manual handling qualities.
5. Honda Amaze
Even though the Honda Amaze has a smoother shifting manual control, the Maruti Dzire still dominates the C1-segment and so enters our list. The Dzire is a petrol-only vehicle, while the Amaze is offered in both petrol and diesel versions. Even though a CVT is available for both of these engines, the manual unit does a good job of minimising the need for frequent gear changes. And allowing the user to have a stress-free driving experience. Additionally, it provides seamless gear changes and an overall premium experience thanks to its well-designed cabin made of high-end materials.
6. Maruti Suzuki Baleno
The Baleno is the next car on our list of the top manual cars in India. It is a high-end hatchback that is available with the same 1.2-liter gasoline engine as the Swift. The Baleno also comes in a more strong variant with VVT that delivers a maximum power output. A smooth-shifting manual control and a light clutch are available for both engine configurations. Although a CVT is a possibility, the manual transmission is so well-balanced. And the gear ratios are so widely spread apart that you can effortlessly drive in second gear in congested traffic sans constantly shifting up or down. The Baleno also features a great ride quality, a roomy cabin, and contemporary styling.
7. Maruti Suzuki Ignis
Due to its larger cabin and lower pricing, the Maruti Ignis might be seen as a more practical counterpart of the Swift. The manual and automatic transmissions are included, and it offers the same engine choices. A 1.2-liter gasoline engine, a fine-tuned manual control, and the lightweight HEARTECT platform provide the Ignis with its power. With its raised ride height and high-set driver's seat, it also provides a driving experience similar to that of an SUV.
This concludes our list for the top manual cars in India. If you want to know more about the car features and functions you can download the Park+ App and get all the details on your mobile screen.