The demand for hatchback cars is high in the Indian market. People like cars in this category because of their low price, better mileage and less maintenance. People are now taking full care of safety as well as fancy features before buying a new car. As the government has become more stringent in this regard, the government has also recently instructed driver manufacturers to include certain safety features in their vehicles as standard.
Under the new standards, car companies have tried their best to secure their models. Today, in this article we will tell you about some of the most affordable hatchback cars in the country that are low in price but give you more protection. So let’s find out about the cheapest but safest hatchback car in the country –
Tata Motors’ flagship hatchback car Tiago is the cheapest car on our list. Available in 9 variants, this car is only available in the market with petrol engine. The company has used a 1.2-liter petrol engine in the car that generates 86PS of power and 113Nm of torque. In terms of safety, this car has features like 15 inch alloy wheel, rear defogger, dual front airbags, rear parking sensor, anti-lock braking system (ABS), electronic brake force distribution (EBD), cornering stability control. The car also comes with a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system. It is one of the safest hatchback cars in the segment, rated 4 stars in the Global NCAP crash test.
Price: Rs 4.85 lakh to Rs 6.84 lakh
Mileage: 23.84 kmpl
Tata Motors’ premium hatchback Ultra is the safest hatchback in the country. Available in a total of 7 variants, this car received a 5 star rating in the Global NCAP crash test. This car is available in the market with three different engine options. Its petrol version has a 1.2 natural ambitious and 1.2 liter turbo petrol engine. At the same time, its diesel version comes with a 1.5 liter capacity diesel engine. As protection, the car features dual front airbags, ISOFIX child seat anchors, anti-lock braking system (ABS), electronic brake force distribution (EBD), cornering stability control, rear parking sensor, speed alert system. Apart from this, the car also has features like inch inch touchscreen infotainment system, semi digital instrument cluster, connected technology, ambient lighting, steering mount control.
Price: Rs 5.69 lakh to Rs 9.45 lakh
Mileage: 19 to 25 kppl (petrol and diesel)
Maruti Suzuki’s famous hatchback Ignis is famous for its unique sporty look. This car is available in the market with a total of four variants. The company sells the car through NXA’s showroom. The company has used a 1.2 liter petrol engine in this car which generates 83PS of power and 113Nm of torque. This engine comes with a 5 speed gearbox. In terms of safety, the car also comes with dual front airbags, anti-lock braking system (ABS), electronic brake force distribution (EBD), rear parking sensors and speed warning system. The look of this small car reminds you of a mini SUV.
Price: Rs. 4.99 lakhs to Rs. 3.36 lakhs
Mileage: 20.89 kmpl
Maruti Swift is one of the best selling cars in the country. The company has recently updated and brought this car to the market. The company has used the new dual jet petrol engine. With a capacity of 1.2 liters, this petrol engine generates 88 bhp of power and 113 Nm of torque. This car is available for sale in a total of four variants. The car has features like anti-lock braking system (ABS), electronic brake brake force distribution (EBD), electronic stability control, hill hold assist, dual front airbags, rear parking sensor, speed alert system. In this car you will also find a 7 inch touchscreen infotainment system.
Price: Rs 5.73 lakh to Rs 7.91 lakh
Mileage: 23.20 kmpl
Note: The price of the car here is given according to the ex-showroom Delhi. Also, the mileage of the car depends on the road condition and driving style, so the difference is possible.