The Nissan Magnite is the most affordable automatic SUV available in India at present, with a price tag of ₹6.5 lakh ex-showroom. It comes with a 1-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine and is available with a dual driving mode, allowing you to change from automatic to manual mode. It comes with a four-star Global NCAP rating and is equipped with dual airbags.Tata Punch comes in the second place, with its automatic offering priced starting at ₹7.49 lakh ex-showroom, placing it ₹1 lakh above the Magnite. The car is equipped with a 1.2-litre petrol engine and comes with a Global NCAP rating of five stars, making it the only affordable SUV to do so. The car is also equipped with dual airbags, ensuring proper safety.If you are looking for a reliable automatic SUV at an affordable price, the Hyundai Exter is another option worth considering. The Exter, priced starting at ₹7.97 lakh ex-showroom for the automatic variant, is equipped with a 1.2-liter Kappa petrol engine. Keeping in mind the safety of the driver as well as the passengers, it comes with six airbags as a standard.French carmaker Renault’s Kiger is another car worth considering if you are in the market for an affordable automatic SUV. The Kiger is equipped with a 1.0-litre engine and is priced starting at ₹8.47 lakh ex-showroom. It comes with four airbags and is equipped with ABS and EBD.The Maruti Suzuki Fronx, priced starting at ₹8.88 lakh is another affordable option worth considering. Maruti Suzuki is known for its reliable engine and affordable maintenance, which is an added benefit on top of the price tag. It is equipped with a 1.2-litre petrol engine and comes with a 360-degree view camera and is equipped with dual airbags.