Buying a new car with a limited budget of 50 Lakhs in Pakistan has become a distant dream while getting a used car needs substantial savings. Prices of passenger cars continue to rise as Pakistan’s currency depreciation is out of control.
Importers blame various reasons including, import bans, currency devaluation, letters of credit issues, import duties, and lack of government support.
In Pakistan’s inflated automotive market, finding the perfect car that strikes the ideal balance between performance, features, and affordability is a challenging task.
However, it is worth mentioning that car prices are continuously increasing in Pakistan, so these car prices may surpass your budget in the future. Also, if you are too tight on budget, then consider going after some of the best cars under 30 lakhs in Pakistan.
Best Cars in Pakistan to Buy Under 50 Lakhs
1. Suzuki Swift
Suzuki Swift Specifications
Bore x stroke
Max output (kW/rpm)
Max torque (Nm/rpm)
180 - 220 KM/H
12 - 18 KM/L
Minimum turning radius (m)
Max torque (Nm/rpm)
Max output (kW/rpm)
- Parking Sensors
- Rearview Camera
- Rear Wiper
- Rear LED Lights
- Cruise Control
- 6 Occupant-Protective SRS Airbag System
- Power-packed Control
- Seat height Adjustment
- Safety Car Alarm
- 9” Infotainment System
- Rear seat headrest
- Push Start
- CVT Transmission with Sports Mode
- Climate Control
- Adjustable Automatic LED Head Lamps
- Alloy RIMS
- Retractable Side Mirrors
- Honeycomb Front Grill & DRL
*Availability of some features is subject to variant type,
Pak Suzuki Motor Company (PSMC) launched the first generation of Swift in 2010 and the fourth of generation Suzuki Swift was launched in 2022 by PSMC. The latest model includes many new features and offers the best value for the money.
Swift GL (CVT)
Swift GLX (CVT)
Its fuel tank capacity is 37 litres and it gives a fuel average of 17 KM/L in the city and 20 km/Liter on the highway depending on the condition of the engine, road condition, and variant type.
It has a ground clearance of 160 mm, which is 10 mm lower than the Suzuki Alto and Suzuki WagonR. A low ground clearance makes it more difficult to drive on bumpy roads but it also gives more stability and better road grip while driving on long routes. This small car has a seating capacity of five people and is perfect for a small family.
Safety is always a concern in Pakistan and due to the absence of proper regulations, many Suzuki vehicles are being sold without airbags in Pakistan. However, Swift (GL) and Swift (CVT) variants come with two airbags for front passengers and only the Swift GLX (CVT) variant has 6 airbags for complete protection.
The new Suzuki Swift features a bold chrome-accented grille with a sporty look that makes it fun to drive. The Suzuki GL variant comes with Halogen multi-reflector headlamps that provide excellent visibility at night.
While GLX variant is equipped with automatic headlamp leveling devices and LED projection headlamps that increase visibility on the road and reduce the glare for other drivers.
Front and rear fog lamp bulbs are available on GL and GLX variants to enhance visibility while driving in bad weather. Additionally, the GLX variant is equipped with a rear camera to maintain your control and visibility to prevent a collision.
Suzuki Swift is available in the following six striking colours.
• Solid White
• Silky Silver
• Mineral grey
• Phoenix Red
• Cerulean Blue
An exciting D-shaped steering wheel gives you more leg room and a 9-inch screen allows Apple or Android phone mirroring & navigation. The driver seat is easily adjustable to give you maximum comfort while driving.
GLX variant is equipped with steering switches that make the audio control easy and some other additional features such as a smart keyless push start, trunk opener, and cruise control give ease of access.
Some other additional features include central door locking, electric windows, light off/key reminder, and an air conditioner to give you the ultimate comfort while driving.
Suzuki Swift Engine
Suzuki Swift has been a popular choice among the masses, because of its advanced safety features, powerful engine, competitive price, sporty look, and high resale value.
It is powered by a DOHC 16 Valve VVT Engine with an engine displacement of 1197 cc. It has a maximum output of 61 kW @ 6000 rpm and a maximum torque of 113 Nm @ 4200 rpm.
Main Competitors of Suzuki Swift
Suzuki Swift has become a popular brand in Pakistan due to its good fuel efficiency, spare parts availability, latest safety features, and attractive sporty look. You can find all the latest information and updates on Suzuki’s official website Click here.
However, Toyota Yaris is the main competitor of Suzuki Swift and it is available at PKR 4,399,000. Toyota Yaris comes with 2 powerful engine formations: 2NR-FE and 1NR-FE to ensure a high level of fuel efficiency and smooth powerful acceleration.
Honda City holds significant shares in the Pakistani auto industry, and it is available for PKR. 4,699,000. Another best alternative for a modern family is Proton Saga with a powerful engine of 1299 cc. The Proton Saga is available between PKR 374,900 – 40, 99,000 depending on the variant.
Changan Alsvin is another main competitor of Suzuki Swift. Since its launch in December 2021, Changan Alsvin has gained considerable market shares due to its fuel economy, powerful engine, attractive interior, competitive price, and a 5-star NCAP safety rating. It is available between PKR: 3,799,000 – and PKR: 4,549,000, depending on the model and variants.
2. Honda City
HONDA CITY 1.2LS (MT & CVT) Specifications
Customers expect good value for their money and Honda offers the best deal to meet their expectations. Japanese car maker, Honda has become a name of trust in Pakistan because of its excellent reputation for creating dependable, reliable, and feature-packed vehicles.
Buying a Honda vehicle is a great investment and if you are thinking of buying a new car then Honda should be on your list of best options under 50lakh.
Honda City’s following two variants are available for under 50 lakh.
HONDA CITY 1.2LS MT
HONDA CITY 1.2LS CVT
The main difference between the Honda City CVT and MT variants is the transmission system. Honda CVT comes with an Automatic transmission system while the MT version has a manual transmission system.
- Anti-Theft Alarm System
- Air Conditioner/Heater
- 506 Liters Trunk Capacity
- Chrome Front Grill
- Keyless Entry
- Electronic Power Steering EPS
- Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
- Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD)
- High Mount Stop Lamp
- Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
- Driver Seat Belt Warning
- Door Opening Warning
- Child Lock
- ISOFIX Child Seat Anchors
The fuel tank capacity is 40 litres and it gives a fuel average of 18 km/litre in the city and 24 km/litre on the highways depending on the condition of the engine, road condition, and variant type. It has a seating capacity of five people and is perfect for a small family.
It has a ground clearance of 172 mm, which is 12 mm higher than the Suzuki Swift. High ground clearance minimizes the risk of the car’s undercarriage rubbing against uneven surfaces. Further details about price, model, and availability can be found here.
Honda prioritizes the safety of its customers and its latest variants are equipped with cutting-edge safety features. All of the Honda City variants are equipped with Dual SRS airbags to reduce the severity of injury in case of an accident. However, side airbags are not available in any variant.
Honda City, a perfect family car, has a beautiful exterior to complement your aesthetic sense. Its honeycomb grill on the front gives it a distinctive appearance and halogen headlights with LED are highly visible and dazzling from almost any angle.
Its 15” trim wheel improves the vehicle’s appearance, while a wide trunk gives you ample space to accommodate luggage.
A beautiful rear Combi Lamp gives an elegant look from behind while a keyless entry with a trunk opener allows you to unlock and start the car without using a key. Following are the optional features available with all variants.
- Reverse camera
- FR Fog lights
- Hi-Grade interior
- Trunk Tray
- Door Visors
- Hi-Grade Interior (TPU)
- Internet Package 10GB/Month for 1 Year
Honda City models are available in the following beautiful colours.
- Metroid Grey Metallic
- Carnelian Red
- Taffeta White
- Urban Titanium
- Crystal Black Pearl
- Lunar Silver Metallic
- Morning Mist Blue
Its spacious cabin and rear seat armrest with cup holder gives the ultimate comfort for both the driver and passengers. A multi-info display shows odometer readings, average fuel economy, and outside temperature. To ensure the safety of a child, all of the Honda City variants come with ISOFIX Child Seat Support.
The driver’s seat height can be adjusted in all variants to give you maximum comfort while driving. The entire interior is in ivory colour, and the seats are fairly comfortable to make the travel fun.
Honda City Engine
Honda City 1.2 LS MT and CVT come with the water-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC .i-VTEC, 16-valves, and four-cylinder engine. Both have an 1199cc engine which generates a power of 88/6000 hp/rpm at a torque of 110/4800 Nm/rpm. Honda CVT comes with an Automatic transmission system while the MT version has a manual transmission system.
Honda City Competitors
Honda City is a popular choice among car lovers in Pakistan due to its easy maintenance, spare parts availability, and fuel efficiency. However, Toyota Yaris is the main competitor of Honda City and it is available at PKR 4,399,000.
Toyota Yaris comes with 2 powerful engine formations: 2NR-FE and 1NR-FE to ensure a high level of fuel efficiency and smooth powerful acceleration.
It has gained huge popularity among the masses in a short period due to its advanced safety features, comfortable interior, and stylish look.
Suzuki Swift is another main competitor of Honda City in Pakistan. Suzuki Swift is famous for its sporty look, fuel economy, spare parts availability, and enhanced safety features. It has three main variants available at a price range from PKR 4,256,000 to PKR 4,960,000.
The Toyota Prius and Toyota Corolla are also giving strong competition to Honda City due to their bigger engine and better fuel consumption but also slightly more expensive than Honda City.
Hi there! My name is Kashif Hussain, the lead author of PakDrive. I am a huge car enthusiast and avid traveller. I have a deep passion for exploring the world and experiencing new cultures, and I love nothing more than hitting the open road and discovering new adventures behind the wheel of my favourite car. Whether I’m cruising down a winding mountain road or speeding down the highway, there’s nothing quite like the feeling of the wind and the purr of the engine beneath me. I hope to share my love of cars and travel with all of you through my writing, and I can’t wait to see where the road takes us next.”