A bigger wheel diameter means better handing. This might also increase the fuel economy in lot of highway use as well. Cars with 17-inch wheels are difficult to find under Rs 20 lakh. Most of the cars that have wheels higher than 16-inch are expensive and most of these are luxury car. Here are some cars that come with 17-inch wheels under Rs 20 lakhs.
Kia Seltos comes with a 17-inch wheel option on the standard pack. It is offered on HTX and HTX+ trim also the GTX(O) and GTX+ trim too gets this wheel size. We suggest that you go for the diesel variant of the HTX which comes at Rs 19.06 lakhs on-road Mumbai. If you want more features then you can go for the GTX+ at Rs 19.73 lakhs. This comes with a turbo petrol engine.
This is 7 seater that you can get for under Rs 20 lakh. 17-inch wheels are offered here as a lower variant option. The W5, W7 and the W9 variant of the Mahindra XUV500 come with a 17-inch wheel option. Out of this, the W9 might look tempting to you but it goes slightly above the Rs 20 lakh budget. You get the option of diesel manual under 20 lakh. So there are a lot of compromises and we do not think that you should go for this car just because you are looking at 17-inch wheels on a vehicle.
Mahindra XUV300 comes with 17-inch wheels in the W8 and W8(O). This is is the only company SUV that comes with a 17-inch wheel option. The price of the lowest variant of the Mahindra XUV300 comes at Rs 12.18 lakhs and the top variant of the Mahindra XUV300 comes at Rs 15.66 lakhs. Also, this is the SUV which is the safest car in India. It has the GNCAP safety rating of 5 stars.
Hyundai Creta gets the 17-inch wheels on the SX and SX(O) variant. These are the 2 top variants. The prices for these variants start from Rs 16.42 lakhs and go up to Rs 21.08 lakhs. Within Rs 20 lakhs you get the option of diesel and petrol options. There is a CVT option available too but for the DCT and the turbo petrol, the price goes up to Rs 21.08 lakhs.
Last on this list of cars with 17-inch wheels we have the Mahindra Thar. You can buy all variants of the Mahindra Thar within Rs 20 lakhs. The AX comes with 16-inch wheels and the LX is offered with 18-inch wheels. The 16-inch wheels are steel wheels.
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