TOP 10 Best AC Under 40000 in India 2019 (Window & Split)

Last Updated on 2019-05-18 by Geetansh Arora

Image of TOP 10 Best AC Under 40000 in India 2019 (Window & Split)

Looking for a new air conditioner under 40000 for your home or office? You are at the right place. In this article, we have covered the top 10 best ac under 40000 in India as of May 2019. Both normal and inverter split and window air conditioners from top brands like Hitachi, Voltas, LG, Samsung, Blue Star, and Carrier have been covered in this article. All brands covered in this article have good after-sales service networks across India so you won't face any problems. 

The capacity of air conditioners is 1 ton, 1.5 ton and 2 ton. You will see both 3 and 5-star air conditioners on this list. If you are going to use your AC during day and night then going for a 5 star AC is a better option. If you need the most power efficient AC, go for an inverter air conditioner with a 5-star rating.

The price of split and window air conditioners on this list is between Rs. 30000 and 40000. If you would like to spend less then you should take a look at our articles on best ac under 30k and best ac under 25k.

Let's take a look at best ac under 40000 in India. We have listed the specs and pros cons of each ac with a brief review. Price and buy links are also provided.

Deals/Offers: Get Great Offers + 10% Extra Discount with SBI Cards in Flipkart Sale! Check Out the Offers Now!

Here's the list of TOP 10 Best AC Under 40000 in India 2019 (Window & Split)

1. Carrier 2 Ton 3 Star Window Air Conditioner

Carrier 24K Estrella Plus Window AC is a very powerful 2-ton Air Conditioner and can easily cool an office or living room has an area of approximately 200 sq ft. This Window AC has a cooling capacity of 5900 W with a 3-Star BEE Rating making it power efficient choice.

These 2-Ton capacities AC have high electricity consumption, if your usage is more than 3-4 hours a day, we would recommend buying a 3 or a 5 Star Rated AC like this one.

Carrier Window AC comes with all the basic features like Sleep Mode, Turbo Mode, Auto Restart, Timer on/off and so on. It has a dust filter and active carbon filter but it does not come with features like dehumidification(adjusting the temperature by itself based on humidity) or auto cleaning of the filters.

This Window AC comes with a standard warranty of 1 Year On Product & 5 Years On Compressor. There are limited options in the 2-ton air conditioners but if you have a big house or shop and need high capacity AC, then you can buy this for a price of under 35k.

Carrier 2 Ton 3 Star Window Air Conditioner is one of the best window split air conditioners under 40000
Type of ACWindow
Capacity2 Ton
Cooling Capacity5900 W
HeaterNo
Coil MaterialCopper
Star Rating3 Star BEE Rating 2018
Power Consumption1965 W
Weight38Kg
Warranty1 year comprehensive warranty on product; 5 years warranty on compressor
Pros
Powerful Cooling
3 Star Rated
Good Build Quality
Cons
No Auto Cleaning of Filters

Price and Available Offers

The price of Carrier 2 Ton 3 Star Window Air Conditioner is around Rs. 35400. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

Amazon Button for buying best window AC in India under 40000

2. Voltas 1.5 Ton 5 Star Inverter Split Air Conditioner

This Voltas Split AC is one of the most power efficient air conditioner. It has a capacity of 1.5-ton and can easily cool a room having an approximate area fo 120-160 sq ft. It has a cooling capacity of around 5000 W and a 5-Star BEE 2018 rating making it very efficient in terms of electricity consumption. A 5 star rated AC will save a lot of money in electricity bills and is environment friendly as well.

It has all the basic features like auto restart(in case of power cut), sleep mode(to automatically adjust the room cooling while you are sleeping), Self Diagnosis in case of any malfunctioning. There is a small LED display on the indoor unit which reflects the change in setting done from the remote. You can use the turbo mode for instant cooling.

It has an Anti Bacteria Filter that ensures that it outputs not only cool air but fresh and healthy air without any bacteria. To further ensure the air free from dust and pathogens, this AC has multiple filters like Anti-Dust, Active Carbon, Nano Silver, Catechin Filter, Acaro Bacterium (Red), and Silver Ion filters.

Voltas Split AC comes with a warranty of 1 Year for Product & 4 Years for Compressor. The AC can work without an external stabilizer and will handle voltage fluctuation on its own.

Go for it if you are looking for a 5-star Inverter Split AC under Rs. 40000 45000.

Voltas 1.5 Ton 5 Star Inverter Split Air Conditioner is one of the best window split air conditioners under 40000
Type of ACInverter
Capacity1.5 Ton
Cooling Capacity5050 W
HeaterNo
Coil MaterialCopper
Star Rating5 Star BEE Rating 2018
Power Consumption1230 W
WeightIndoor Unit Weight : 13.5 kg , Outdoor Unit Weight : 35 kg
Warranty1 Year for Product & 4 Years for Compressor
Pros
Power Efficient - 5 Star Rating
Elegant Design
Various Modes and Filters
Excellent Cooling
Copper Coil
Cons
Price is on the higher side

Price and Available Offers

The price of Voltas 1.5 Ton 5 Star Inverter Split Air Conditioner is around Rs. 41990. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

Flipkart Buy Button of one of the best split air conditioner under Rs 40000
Amazon Button for buying best window AC in India under 40000

3. Carrier 2 Ton 3 Star Split Air Conditioner

Carrier is one of the best brands in air conditioners and one of our favorites as well. The ACs have excellent build quality and great cooling. Plus, they have decent after sales service as well. 

This split AC from Carrier comes with a 2-ton capacity which offers 6100 W cooling power. It is suitable for large rooms of an area around 160-200 sq. feet (13x13 to 14x14 sq. ft.). If you have a smaller room of an area around 120 to 150 sq feet then you can go for 1.5 ton split ac. Take a look at our list of best 1.5 ton split ACs.

The other positives about this AC are its copper condenser and power efficiency. A copper condenser is expensive than aluminum condensers but they have a long life, consume less electricity and require less maintenance as well. Power rating is 53star and it will consume around 1700 watts of electricity. ACs don't stay ON every time, they automatically switch off after reaching target temperature so the AC remains active for around 70% of the time and you can expect this AC to consume 1.2 units of electricity per hour.

On the features side, you will see all usual features like auto restart, turbo mode, self-diagnosis and sleep mode. Some other useful features include the AG+ Nano filter and the Anti-VOC filter. which removes formaldehyde compounds and other pollutants to ensure that the air circulated is clean. 

There is a leakage detector as well where the indoor unit displays an error message and automatically stops when there is a refrigerant leakage in the outdoor unit. 

Overall, it is a feature loaded split air conditioner under 40000 with a good capacity and great performance. 

Carrier 2 Ton 3 Star Split Air Conditioner is one of the best window split air conditioners under 40000
Type of ACSplit
Capacity2 Ton
Cooling Capacity6100 W
HeaterNo
Coil MaterialCopper
Star Rating3 Star BEE Rating 2018
Power Consumption1709 W
WeightIndoor Unit Weight : 13.5 kg , Outdoor Unit Weight : 49 kg
Warranty1 Year on Complete Unit and 5 Years on Compressor
Pros
Excellent Build Quality
Powerful Cooling
3 Star Rated
Copper Condenser
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Carrier 2 Ton 3 Star Split Air Conditioner is around Rs. 40999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

Flipkart Buy Button of one of the best split air conditioner under Rs 40000
Amazon Button for buying best window AC in India under 40000

4. Blue Star 1.5 Ton 3 Star Inverter Split Air Conditioner

Blue Star is one of the best brands in the Air conditioners category. Their ACs have excellent cooling but are a bit costly as compared to other brands. This Blue Star Inverter Split AC comes with a cooling capacity of 5200 W and a capacity of 1.5 Ton making it suitable to cool a medium-sized room having an area of 110-150 sq ft. It comes with 4-way swing feature to ensure cooling in every corner of the room.

This Air Conditioner has a 3-Star BEE rating which makes it power efficient. The max rated power is 1765 W. Since the inverter consumes power according to the cooling required, it will consume much less than the max rated power. 

The Blue Star AC comes with 7 filters to minimize airborne pollutants and to ensure maximum comfort. The Catechin, Active Carbon, and Silver Ion filter prohibits the growth of microbes such as bacteria, fungi, and spores while also eliminating unpleasant odor from the air. 

The AC comes with a display which can be hidden by clicking a button. Some people don't like to have a bright LED so they can just turn it off. In case of a power cut, the AC won't reset the settings.

This AC is super powerful and can instantly cool a room, it has great build quality and a number of latest features. Given all this and the after-sales service Blue Star offers, this AC is well suited for both your office and living room. Go for it if you have a budget of around Rs. 40000.

Blue Star 1.5 Ton 3 Star Inverter Split Air Conditioner is one of the best window split air conditioners under 40000
Type of ACInverter
Capacity1.5 Ton
Cooling Capacity5209 W
HeaterNo
Coil MaterialCopper
Star Rating3 Star BEE Rating 2018
Power Consumption1765 W
WeightIndoor Unit Weight : 13 kg , Outdoor Unit Weight : 41 kg
Warranty1 Year for the Product & 10 Years for Compressor
Pros
Power Efficient - 3 Star Rating
Good After Sales Service
Strong Build Qaulity
Excellent Cooling
10 Year Warranty on Compressor
Cons
Expensive

Price and Available Offers

The price of Blue Star 1.5 Ton 3 Star Inverter Split Air Conditioner is around Rs. 39999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

Flipkart Buy Button of one of the best split air conditioner under Rs 40000
Amazon Button for buying best window AC in India under 40000

5. Carrier 1.5 Ton 3 Star Inverter Split Air Conditioner

Carrier Air Conditioner is a pocket-friendly feature rich Air Conditioner.  There is obviously a difference in Cooling Capacity, Build Quality and Service After-sales than the top brands like Hitachi, LG or Samsung. But Companies like Carrier are making a great mark for the users looking for a low-cost AC by providing a feature-rich range.

This AC has a capacity of 1.5 Ton and a Cooling Capacity of 5000 W which is suitable to cool a room of 100-150 sq ft. in the area. With its inverter technology and 3-Star BEE rating, the electricity consumption is low and hence low electricity bills. Also, it does not require a stabilizer and comes with Copper Condenser offering a hassle-free solution for long term usage.

This AC is featured with Sleep Mode, Auto Restart, Timer mode, Turbo Mode, Dehumidification etc.  It comes with Anti Bacteria and Anti Dust Filter(PM 2.5 filter) to provide clean air to breathe in. Carrier Company claims the AC to be rust safeguard with five layers of protective coating to protect from damage in harsh weather conditions. 

It has a LED display on the right side of the indoor panel that displays the current temperature and settings. This Split Inverter AC comes with a warranty of 10 Years on Compressor and Additional 2 Years Warranty on ODU PCB making it one of the most economical Air Conditioner.

At a price of under 35000 and 40000, this is one of the best inverter split air conditioners in India.

Carrier 1.5 Ton 3 Star Inverter Split Air Conditioner is one of the best window split air conditioners under 40000
Type of ACInverter
Capacity1.5 Ton
Cooling Capacity5000 W
HeaterNo
Coil MaterialCopper
Star Rating3 Star BEE Rating 2019
Power Consumption1690 W
WeightIndoor Unit Weight : 13 kg , Outdoor Unit Weight : 28 kg
Warranty10 Years on Compressor and Additional 2 Years Warranty on ODU PCB
Pros
Inverter AC and 3-Star Rated
Copper Condensor
Feature Rich Air Conditioner
Long Warranty Duration
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Carrier 1.5 Ton 3 Star Inverter Split Air Conditioner is around Rs. 35990. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

Flipkart Buy Button of one of the best split air conditioner under Rs 40000
Amazon Button for buying best window AC in India under 40000

6. Samsung 1.5 Ton 3 Star Inverter Split Air Conditioner

Samsung is a well know brand in the consumer electronics market. This Split AC is an inverter AC with a Cooling Capacity of 5000 W and 1.5 Ton suitable for a look of size 100-150 sq ft. It comes with a Copper Condensor which is efficient in cooling, has very less maintenance cost and a longer life compared to the Aluminium Condensor which we can get around 10-15 percent lesser cost than the Copper Condensor.

This Split AC has a very strong build quality and comes with an inbuilt stabilizer that protects AC against sudden voltage surge or drops. It comes with basic features like sleep mode, timer on/off, auto restart, dehumidification. It has an additional single user mode, which in case of a single person in the room, can reduce the cooling capacity of the AC and in turn saving energy.  It also has a 3-Star BEE rating, making it further power efficient

To keep the air clean, it has the anti-bacterial (that does not allow growth of bacteria) and dust filter (that removes dust particles from the air). Though the cost of the AC might seem high but Samsung as a brand provide the best quality and also the large network of service centre in India to provide a hassle-free service in case of any malfunction. Another best thing about this AC is that it comes with a 10-year warranty on the inverter compressor so you can easily use it with complete peace of mind.

Samsung 1.5 Ton 3 Star Inverter Split Air Conditioner is one of the best window split air conditioners under 40000
Type of ACInverter
Capacity1.5 Ton
Cooling Capacity5000 W
HeaterNo
Coil MaterialCopper
Star Rating3 Star BEE Rating 2018
Power Consumption1700 W
WeightIndoor Unit Weight : 10 kg , Outdoor Unit Weight : 31 kg
Warranty1 year on product and 10 years on compressor
Pros
3 Star Rated
Copper Condensor
Good Build Quality
InBuilt Stabilizer
Great After Sales Service
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Samsung 1.5 Ton 3 Star Inverter Split Air Conditioner is around Rs. 39990. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

Flipkart Buy Button of one of the best split air conditioner under Rs 40000
Amazon Button for buying best window AC in India under 40000

7. LG 1.5 Ton 3 Star Inverter Split Air Conditioner

This is LG 1.5 Ton Split Inverter AC which has a cooling capacity of 5000 W. It comes with a 3-Star BEE rating and is a Dual Inverter AC making it a very power efficient Air Conditioner and would consume very less electricity than other Air Conditioners. With its Cooling Capacity, it can easily cool a room with 100-150 sq ft. area.

This Split AC has a Copper Condenser which makes it efficient in terms of cooling, has a low maintenance cost and comes with a Himalaya Cool Technology that is responsible to instantly cool the room. In addition, it comes with an energy saver mode and some basic features like Sleep Mode, Timer On/Off.

It also has the Anti-Bacteria and Dust filter to offer clean air and an Auto Clean feature(that is seen is very few AC's) which automatically cleans the dust and germs from inside the AC.

If you are looking for an LG brand split AC under 40000, that has less electricity consumption, a strong build quality along with a very long duration of warranty cover, then this is the Split Inverter Air Conditioner you should go for. Given LG is a big company, you can easily find a service centre in mostly all the areas of the country.

LG 1.5 Ton 3 Star Inverter Split Air Conditioner is one of the best window split air conditioners under 40000
Type of ACInverter
Capacity1.5 Ton
Cooling Capacity5000 W
HeaterNo
Coil MaterialCopper
Star Rating3 Star BEE Rating 2018
Power Consumption1830 W
WeightIndoor Unit Weight : 9.5 kg , Outdoor Unit Weight : 32 kg
Warranty1 year on Product and 10 Years on Compressor.
Pros
Strong build quality
3 Star Rated
Great After Sales Service
Best Value for Money
Dual Inverter
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of LG 1.5 Ton 3 Star Inverter Split Air Conditioner is around Rs. 38990. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

Flipkart Buy Button of one of the best split air conditioner under Rs 40000
Amazon Button for buying best window AC in India under 40000

8. Hitachi 1.5 Ton 4 Star Inverter Split Air Conditioner

Hitachi ranks at the top in the home segment Air Conditioner and this AC is Hitachi first 4-Star Inverter AC. It has a Capacity of 1.5 Ton and a cooling capacity of 5100W which can quickly cool a medium-semi large room given that Hitachi ACs are much powerful than other brands. It has a 4 Star Rating as per the latest 2019 BEE Standard which is even higher than 5 Star Rating till 2017.

This AC has a Copper Condenser which is long lasting, energy efficient and has a low cost of maintenance considered to Aluminium condenser AC. So you should buy a copper condenser if you look to use the AC for a long term. It also comes with various standard features like Instant cooling, 4-way swing, turbo mode, sleep mode. It has a self-cleaning system that cleans the dust and bacteria from inside the AC by itself and has dust filters to provide clean air output.

Hitachi offers the best service after sales because of its huge network and this AC comes with a warranty of 1 Year on Complete Unit and 5 Years on Compressor. This is an Inverter AC rated at 4-Star, so if your usage is around 6-8 hours in a day, this AC would be most economical in terms of electricity consumption bills. It is one of the most powerful, power-efficient AC under 40000.

Hitachi 1.5 Ton 4 Star Inverter Split Air Conditioner is one of the best window split air conditioners under 40000
Type of ACInverter
Capacity1.5 Ton
Cooling Capacity5100 W
HeaterNo
Coil MaterialCopper
Star Rating4 Star BEE Rating 2019
Power Consumption1635 W
WeightIndoor Unit Weight : 13 kg , Outdoor Unit Weight : 33 kg
Warranty1 Year on Complete Unit and 5 Years on Compressor
Pros
Strong build quality
Copper Condensor
4 Star Rated 2018 Inverter AC
Best Sales After Service.
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Hitachi 1.5 Ton 4 Star Inverter Split Air Conditioner is around Rs. 38990. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

Flipkart Buy Button of one of the best split air conditioner under Rs 40000
Amazon Button for buying best window AC in India under 40000

9. Lloyd 1.5 Ton 3 Star Hot and Cold Inverter Split Air Conditioner

This is one of the newest AC this year and offers many features for the pricing of under 40000. Let us find out.

Lloyd is a well-known brand and is focussed towards air conditioners. This is a 1.5 ton split AC with a 3-star rating as per the latest standards. It is suitable for a medium sized room in your house or office.

It is a very power efficient AC given the following specifications, first, this AC has a copper condenser which makes it efficient compared to Aluminium condenser AC. Secondly, this Lloyd AC is an inverter AC which means that the condenser is itself shut on and off to maintain constant cooling and also reducing the power consumption. So if you are looking to use your AC for more than 4 to 5 hours in a day then it is suggested to go with inverter AC having at least 3-star rating for maximum savings of electricity bills.

This AC is a feature-rich air conditioner like 4D cooling where it takes in air from all 4 directions hence the compressor takes less time to cool. Also, it supports both hot and cold operation and can operate in the range of -10 to 48 degrees so you can use this AC  throughout the year.

Other basic features like self-cleaning to prevent dust and bacteria, sleep mode, auto restart are present in this AC. Overall, this is a good AC for pricing of under 40k. Additionally, Lloyd offers 10 years of warranty on the compressor.

Lloyd 1.5 Ton 3 Star Hot and Cold Inverter Split Air Conditioner is one of the best window split air conditioners under 40000
Type of ACInverter
Capacity1.5 Ton
Cooling Capacity5100 W
HeaterYes
Coil MaterialCopper
Star Rating3 Star BEE Rating 2018
Power Consumption1800 W
Weight
Warranty1 Year on Product and 5 Years on Compressor
Pros
Powerful Cooling
Inverter AC with Copper Condenser
Feature Rich Air Conditioner
Low Power Consumption
Good Value For Money
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Lloyd 1.5 Ton 3 Star Hot and Cold Inverter Split Air Conditioner is around Rs. 38999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

Flipkart Buy Button of one of the best split air conditioner under Rs 40000
Amazon Button for buying best window AC in India under 40000

10. Midea 2 Ton 3 Star Split Air Conditioner

Midea has a lot of varieties of Air Conditioner in India in just a few years of its launch. These all AC come at great pricing with good features making it a top pick from users.

Apart from the 1 ton and 1.5 ton AC with various configuration, this is a 2 ton AC which is very well suitable for large rooms. This also has a 3-star energy rating so it consumes around 10 percent less electricity compared to a 2 star AC. So depending on the number of hours of usage, you can choose to take the 2-star or 3-star but as per our suggestions, you should choose the 3 stars.

In terms of features, you get a follow me feature, where the AC communicates with the temperature near remote (assuming you keep the remote around you in the room) and automatically adjusts the cooling. As in a high-value AC, you also get an Auto Cleanser that cleans the germs and dust.

This AC has a price tag of under 40000 and is a good AC if you are looking for a 2 ton AC.

Midea 2 Ton 3 Star Split Air Conditioner is one of the best window split air conditioners under 40000
Type of ACSplit
Capacity2 Ton
Cooling Capacity6200 W
HeaterNo
Coil MaterialCopper
Star Rating3 Star BEE Rating 2019
Power Consumption1712 W
WeightIndoor Unit Weight : 13.8 kg , Outdoor Unit Weight : 47.5 kg
Warranty1 Year on Product and 5 Years on Compressor
Pros
2 Ton Powerful AC
3 Star Rated
Multiple Useful Features
Value for Money
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Midea 2 Ton 3 Star Split Air Conditioner is around Rs. 39999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

Flipkart Buy Button of one of the best split air conditioner under Rs 40000

So this was our list of best ac under 40000 in India. We hope it was helpful and you were able to find a suitable split or window air conditioner according to your requirement and budget. If you are still confused, take a look at our favorite:

Our Favorite AC Under 40000:

Voltas 1.5 ton 5 Star Inverter AC is our favorite under 40000. It is an inverter AC and 5 stars rated so you get best power savings and it comes with a copper condenser so you get great cooling, long life, and low maintenance. Here is the link to buy it:

Buy Voltas Inverter AC from Flipkart

Buy Voltas Inverter AC from Amazon