There is a high demand for hatchback cars in the Indian market. Due to the low price, good mileage and low maintenance, people love this segment of cars very much. People are now taking full care of safety and decorative features before buying a new car. The government is also stricter in this regard, with the government recently instructing automakers to include certain safety features in their vehicles.
According to the new standards, car companies have done their best to make their models safer. Today, in this article we are going to tell you about some of the most affordable hatchback cars in the country, which are cheaper but give you better protection. So let’s learn about the country’s cheapest and safest hatchback cars –
Tiago Motors’ flagship hatchback Tiago is the cheapest car on our list. Available in a total of 9 variants, this car is only available in the market with a petrol engine. The company used a 1.2-liter capacity petrol engine in this car that produces 86 PS of power and 113 Nm of torque. In terms of safety, the car features a 15-inch alloy wheel, rear defogger, dual front airbag, rear parking sensor, anti-lock braking system (ABS), electronic brake force distribution (EBD), and cornering stability control. The car also comes with a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system. It is one of the safest hatchback cars in the category rated 4 stars in the Global NCAP Crash Test.
Price: Rs 4.85 lakh to Rs 6.84 lakh
Mileage: 23.84 km
Tata Motors Premium Hatchback Car Ultraj is the safest hatchback car in the country. Available in a total of 7 variants, the car is rated 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 is powered by 1.2 natural aspirated and 1.2 liter turbo petrol engine. At the same time, its diesel version comes with a 1.5 liter capacity diesel engine. As a safety, this car gets features like Dual Front Airbag, ISOFix Child Seat Anchors, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD), Corning Stability Control, Rear Parking Sensor, Speed Alert System. The car also comes with features such as 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, semi-digital instrument cluster, connected technology, ambient lighting, steering mounted control.
Price: Rs 5.69 lakh to 9.45 lakh
Mileage: 19 to 25 km (petrol and diesel)
Maruti Suzuki’s famous hatchback Ignis is known for its unique sporty look. This car is available in the market with a total of four variants. The company sells this car through its Nexa showroom. The car uses a 1.2-liter petrol engine that produces 83 PS of power and 113 Nm of torque. This engine comes with a 5-speed gearbox. As far as safety is concerned, the car also gets a dual front airbag, anti-lock braking system (ABS), electronic brake force distribution (EBD), rear parking sensor and speed alert system. The look of this small car will most likely remind you of a mini SUV.
Price: Rs 4.95 lakh to Rs 7.36 lakh
Mileage: 20.89 km
Maruti Swift is one of the best selling cars in the country. Recently, the company has refurbished the car and released it to the market. The company used a new dual-jet petrol engine. The 1.2-liter petrol engine produces 88bhp of power and 113Nm 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 Force Distribution (EBD), Electronic Stability Control, Hill Hold Assist, Dual Front Airbag, Rear Parking Sensors, Speed Alert System. You also get a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system in this car.
Price: Rs 5.73 lakh to Rs 7.91 lakh
NOTE: The price of the cars here is according to Exroom Delhi. Also, vehicle mileage depends on road condition and driving style, so the difference is possible.