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

Last Updated on 2018-02-24 by Geetansh Arora

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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 top 10 best ac under 40000 in India. Both split and window air conditioners from top brands like Hitachi, Voltas, LG, Samsung, Carrier have been covered in this article.

The capacity of air conditioners is 1 ton, 1.5 ton and 2 ton. You should always buy an ac depending on the size of your room and location. 1 ton AC is suitable for a room of 90-110 sq. feet size, 1.5 ton is suitable for a room of 120-150 sq. feet area and 2-ton ac is suitable for a room of 160-200 sq. feet. If your room gets direct sunlight during the day then you need more capacity as AC will work harder to maintain the room temperature. 

Capacity of AC to be Considered Room Size (in Sq Ft.)
1 Ton 90 - 110 
1.5 Ton 120 - 150
2 Ton 160 - 200

Another thing that you need to consider is the coil material. We have listed both aluminum and copper condenser air conditioners. Copper condensers usually last longer, provide better cooling and need less maintenance but they are expensive. So if you are on a tight budget go for a copper coil ac other aluminum coil ac is fine.

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.

All brands covered in this article have good after sales service networks across India so you won't face any problems. 

The price of split and window air conditioners on this list is between Rs. 25000 and 40000. So if you are looking for an AC under 30000, 35000 or 40000, you will find it here. If you would like to spend less then you should take a look at our articles on best ac under 30000 and best ac under 25000.

We have also made a list of best voltage stabilizers that will be required with your new AC. Take a look at them here.

Let's take a look at best ac under 40000 in India. We have listed specs and pros cons of each ac with a brief review. Price and buy links are also provided. Price and availability keeps changing so please check the latest price and availability at your pin code by clicking on links provided to Flipkart and Amazon.

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

1. Hitachi 1.5 Ton 5 Star 2018 Window Air Conditioner

Hitachi is one of the most powerful brands in the Air Conditioner market. This Window Air Conditioner has a capacity of 1.5-ton, so it can easily cool a medium sized room with of approximate area of 100-150 sq ft. It is a power efficient AC with a 5-star 2018 BEE Rating and will consume around 15% less electricity than a 3-Star Air Conditioner. 

This Hitachi Window Air conditioner has a copper coil which is long lasting and has low maintenance cost compared to the AC fitted with Aluminium coil. The cooling capacity of this AC is rated at 5275 W and uses an Auto Climate Technology through which it regulated the inner room temperature as per the outside environment resulting is efficient electricity usage.

To ensure hygiene and clean air, this AC comes fitted with a Koukin Filter through which it prevents the growth of bacteria inside the Air Conditioner and also has an indicator to notify when the filter should be cleaned. It also features various modes like Dry Mode(Fan runs at slow speed and the compressor is switched on only at certain interval), Powerful Mode(Cools very quickly), Auto Saver Mode(Saves Energy) which the user can change between depending on the requirements.

Hitachi offers a great after sales service and the prices are on a little higher side because of the quality it offers. It is one of the best and our favorite Window AC under 30000.

Hitachi 1.5 Ton 5 Star 2018 Window Air Conditioner is one of the best window split air conditioners under 40000
Type of ACWindow
Capacity1.5 Ton
Cooling Capacity5275 W
HeaterNo
Coil MaterialCopper
Star Rating5 Star BEE Rating
Power Consumption1575 W
Weight63 kg
Warranty1 Year on the Product & 4 Years on the Compressor
Pros
Power Efficient - 5 Star Rating
Strong Build Quality
Offers Good After Sales Service
Latest Technology and Features
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Hitachi 1.5 Ton 5 Star 2018 Window Air Conditioner is around Rs. 29999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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2. Carrier 2 Ton 24K Estrella Plus 3 Star Window AC

Carrier 24K Estrella Plus Window AC is a very powerful 2-ton Air Conditioner and can easily cool an office or living room having 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.

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 & 4 Years On Compressor.

Carrier 2 Ton 24K Estrella Plus 3 Star Window AC 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
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

Price and Available Offers

The price of Carrier 2 Ton 24K Estrella Plus 3 Star Window AC is around Rs. 36800. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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3. Voltas 1.5 Ton 5 Star BEE Rating 2017 Split AC

This Voltas Split AC is one of the best selling Air Conditioner Online. It has a capacity of 1.5-ton and can easily cool a room having an approximate area fo 110-150 sq ft. It has a cooling capacity of 5050 W and a 5-Star BEE rating making it very efficient in terms of electricity consumption. If you have usage of 4-5 hours or more in a day, we would suggest you buy a 5-Star Rated Air Conditioner.

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.

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 & 5 Years for Compressor and Two Free Services of AC within Warranty Period.

Go for it if you are looking for a 5 star Split AC under Rs. 30000.

Voltas 1.5 Ton 5 Star BEE Rating 2017 Split AC is one of the best window split air conditioners under 40000
Type of ACSplit
Capacity1.5 Ton
Cooling Capacity5050 W
HeaterNo
Coil MaterialAluminium
Star Rating5 Star BEE Rating
Power Consumption1430 W
WeightIndoor Unit Weight : 13.5 kg , Outdoor Unit Weight : 35 kg
Warranty1 Year for Product & 5 Years for Compressor
Pros
Power Efficient - 5 Star Rating
Elegant Design
Various Modes and Filters
2 Free Services during Warranty Period
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Voltas 1.5 Ton 5 Star BEE Rating 2017 Split AC is around Rs. 30499. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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4. Hitachi 1.5 Ton 3 Star BEE Rating 2018 Split AC

Hitachi has been all-time favorites in the Air Conditioner market given the quality and top-notch products they have. This Hitachi Split AC is a 1.5-ton Air Conditioner and can quickly cool a medium sized room having an approximate area of 110-150 sq ft. If you are looking for bigger room area, you should go for 2-ton as the 1.5-ton capacity AC will not be very effective.

This AC comes with a cooling capacity of 5500 W and is a 3-Star 2018 BEE Rated Appliance which certifies that this AC consumes around 10-15 percent lesser electricity than a 3-Star Rated AC. 

This Split AC comes with all the basic features as seen in Hitachi branded AC. It comes with a feature in which the AC increases the temperature by 1 degree every hour (for max 4 hours) in order to keep your body no feel too cold to ensure an undisturbed sleep. It also has Auto Humid Control and Auto Climate Technology to take care of humidity and temperature of the room depending on outer environmental conditions.

Hitachi has introduced a Koukin Filter which prevents the growth of bacteria and also prevents frosting issues. It can be operated in different modes like Powerful/Turbo Mode, timer on/off and has Auto Restart Feature(it saves the last temperature and cooling setting and ensures the AC starts from the same settings after the power cut).This Hitachi 1.5 Ton 5 Star BEE Rated Split Ahas warranty of 1 Year on Complete Unit and 5 Years on Compressor.

It is one of the split AC under 35000 to 40000 Rs.

Hitachi 1.5 Ton 3 Star BEE Rating 2018 Split AC is one of the best window split air conditioners under 40000
Type of ACSplit
Capacity1.5 Ton
Cooling Capacity5500 W
HeaterNo
Coil MaterialCopper
Star Rating3 Star BEE Rating
Power Consumption1485 W
WeightIndoor Unit Weight : 12.9 kg , Outdoor Unit Weight : 41.2 kg
Warranty1 Year on Complete Unit and 5 Years on Compressor
Pros
3 Star Rating - Low Power Consumption
Strong Build Quality
Feature Rich Air Conditioner
Best After Sales Service
Cooper Condenser
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Hitachi 1.5 Ton 3 Star BEE Rating 2018 Split AC is around Rs. 37499. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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5. Carrier 2 Ton 3 Star BEE Rating 2018 Split Air Conditioner

Carrier is one 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 aluminium 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 with a good capacity and great performance. 

 

Carrier 2 Ton 3 Star BEE Rating 2018 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
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 BEE Rating 2018 Split Air Conditioner is around Rs. 41000. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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6. Hitachi 1.5 Ton 3 Star BEE Rating 2018 Split AC

This Hitachi Split AC is a Flipkart Exclusive product. It comes with a cooling capacity of 5500 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 5-Star BEE rating which makes it power efficient. It consumes around 10 to 15 percent lesser electricity than a 3-Star Rated Air Conditioner. If you have a usage of 4-5 hours or more in a day, you should always choose a 5-Star Rated AC. It can be connected to the Wi-Fi in your home which allows you to use your smartphone as a remote.

It has various operational modes like Powerful Mode to quickly cool the room, Soft Dry Mode in which it keeps the coil dry to prevent bad odour and growth of bacteria, On/Off Timer etc.

This Hitachi split AC comes with a Stainless Steel Coated Filter that suppresses the growth of bacteria and improves the quality of air. This filter can easily be cleaned with just a cloth as it does not allow the dust to settle and is resistant to corrosion. It also has an indicator to remind when the filter should be cleaned.

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 service after sales Hitachi offers, this AC suits both for your office and living room.

 

Hitachi 1.5 Ton 3 Star BEE Rating 2018 Split AC is one of the best window split air conditioners under 40000
Type of ACSplit
Capacity1.5 Ton
Cooling Capacity5500 W
HeaterNo
Coil MaterialCopper
Star Rating5 Star BEE Rating
Power Consumption1485 W
WeightIndoor Unit Weight : 13 kg , Outdoor Unit Weight : 41 kg
Warranty1 Year for the Product & 5 Years for Compressor
Pros
Power Efficient - 5 Star Rating
Best After Sales Service
Strong Build Qaulity
WiFi Supported - Smartphone as remote
Great Value for Money
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Hitachi 1.5 Ton 3 Star BEE Rating 2018 Split AC is around Rs. 37990. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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7. Carrier 1.5 Ton 3 Star BEE Rating 2018 Inverter AC

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.

 

Carrier 1.5 Ton 3 Star BEE Rating 2018 Inverter AC 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
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 BEE Rating 2018 Inverter AC is around Rs. 36990. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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8. Sansui 1.5 Ton 3 Star BEE Rating 2017 Inverter AC

Sansui, a Japenese electronics appliance company, is known to manufacture a real quality product which can also be seen in the user reviews here. 

This Sansui AC has a cooling capacity of 4950 W and is of 1.5 Ton along with a Copper Condensor. With this configuration, it can quickly cool a room with area ranging from 120 to 150 sq ft. For rooms having a bigger area, this AC might not be that effective and would take some extra time to cool the whole room. Or you can look for a 2-Ton Air Conditioner. With the Copper Condensor, it can quickly cool the room in a very efficient manner, and consumes less electricity, has low maintenance cost than the AC having Aluminium condenser.

It has a 3-Star BEE Rating and if you have a 4-5 hours usage in a day, the 3-Star would be fine in terms of cost of electricity consumption, but in case of higher usage, you should always go for a 5-Star BEE Rated Air Conditioner as the Initial Extra Cost of the AC would be recovered in the saving in the electricity consumption over a longer period.

This Air Conditioner has a strong build quality and comes with various features like Auto Restart, Turbo Cool, Sleep Mode, Super Silent Mode and a few more. It has an Anti Bacteria Filter which kills and also restricts the growth of bacteria. It also has an Auto Clean Button on the remote, with which, it automatically clean up the dust or any kind of germs residing inside the AC.

There is one thing we would add for someone living in tier 2 or tier 3 cities and looking to buy this AC, should look for a Sansui Service Center nearby to avoid any hassle for service after sales. For tier 1 buyers, there should be an issue in the Service after sales.

Sansui 1.5 Ton 3 Star BEE Rating 2017 Inverter AC is one of the best window split air conditioners under 40000
Type of ACInverter
Capacity1.5 Ton
Cooling Capacity4950 W
HeaterNo
Coil MaterialCopper
Star Rating3 Star BEE Rating
Power Consumption1590 W
Weight
Warranty1 Year on Complete Unit and 5 Years on Compressor
Pros
3 Star Rated
Strong Build Quality
Best Value For Money
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Sansui 1.5 Ton 3 Star BEE Rating 2017 Inverter AC is around Rs. 32499. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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9. LG 1.5 Ton 3 Star BEE Rating 2018 Inverter AC

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, 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 BEE Rating 2018 Inverter AC 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
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 BEE Rating 2018 Inverter AC is around Rs. 38490. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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10. LG 2 Ton 3 Star BEE Rating 2018 Inverter AC

This is the LG most Powerful Air Conditioner which comes with 2-Ton of Capacity and whopping cooling capacity of 6200 W. It can easily cool a room of 150-200 sq ft in size. You can easily use it for 8-10 hours in a day without paying heavily on the electricity bills as it is a Dual Inverter AC and is 3-Star BEE Rated.

This Split AC comes with a Copper Condenser which has a low maintenance cost and has a longer life. This is one of the most feature-rich Air Conditioner as it has all the basic modes like Auto Restart, Timer Mode, Silent Mode, Sleep Mode. It also has Anti Bacteria and Anti Dust Filter to provide clean air in the room and an Auto Clean Feature to quickly clean the germs and dust inside the AC by itself.

In monetary terms, this AC can recover all the extra cost in a year with the subsequent years offering great savings on electricity bills.It also has an inbuilt Stabilizer so you save another Rs 2000-3000 on the external Stabilizer.

In terms of Warranty, it comes with a Warranty of 1 year on Product and 10 Years on Compressor, which would further make your life easy.

LG 2 Ton 3 Star BEE Rating 2018 Inverter AC is one of the best window split air conditioners under 40000
Type of ACInverter
Capacity2 Ton
Cooling Capacity6200 W
HeaterNo
Coil MaterialCopper
Star Rating3 Star BEE Rating
Power Consumption2090 W
WeightIndoor Unit Weight : 12 kg , Outdoor Unit Weight : 39 kg
Warranty1 year on Product and 10 Years on Compressor.
Pros
Strong build quality
3 Star Rated & Copper Condenser
Best After Sales Service
Dual Inverter Setup
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of LG 2 Ton 3 Star BEE Rating 2018 Inverter AC is around Rs. 46999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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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:

Carrier 1.5 ton Inverter AC is our favorite under 40000. It is an inverter AC so you get best power savings and it comes with a copper condenser so you get great cooling, long life, and low maintenance. It will cost you around 38000. Here is the link to buy it:

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