Bangalore with population of 8 million (80 Lakh) has over 80,000 autos running in the city. With such huge number, the roads are crowded with these auto rickshaws.
Almost half of the autos have digital meter though there are still many using mechanical meters.
Bangalore Auto Rate and Fares
The meter starts from Rs 17 and for each Kilometer, it goes up by Rs 9. The prices were hiked in August, 2010 from Rs 7 per KM to Rs 9 per KM.
Complaints about Bangalore autos rickshaw
Bangalore auto walas are renowned for overcharging specially from people who are new to the city and are not aware of the pricing. Many of the meters are broken even though it is illegal to do it. If you are new to bangalore, never negotiate the price with the auto and only go by meter, if the autowala refuse to do it, move on to other auto, there are plenty of auto walas on the road.