The Indian auto industry is rapidly growing since the consumers are constantly looking for modern and high-end products. There’s a continuous rise in the demand for such vehicles as the customers are aware that even if they are on a budget, they don’t have to compromise in terms of the car’s styling, performance, features or safety. The consumers are always asking for more at a reasonable price. To match up to this demand, manufacturers are heavily investing in creating products that are well equipped and affordable.
If you are looking to buy a new vehicle, this list of the most popular cars on Indian roads will help you.
With the launch of Renault KWID, popularly known as India’s favorite car, the brand challenged various entry-level hatchbacks. Its design strategy symbolizes dynamic performance, robust strength and a taste for adventure. Moreover, it is loaded with first-in-class features that make it ideal for zipping around in urban traffic and roaring down the open highway.
The Feature-Loaded Range of the KWID comes with a first-in-class touchscreen display, which features a user-friendly MediaNAV (multimedia and navigation) system, a new first-in-class Reverse Parking Camera and a host of other first-in-class features like the Digital Instrument Cluster, Rear Armrest and a Rear 12V power socket. The Renault KWID also offers a boot space of 300 liters, which can be extended up to 1115 liters. The ultra-high ground clearance of 180 mm establishes the KWID as a big small car that is ready for anything. Adding to a long list of features, the KWID also offers a category-first warranty of 4 Years/100000KM, a low cost of maintenance and great resale value.
With different variants like the KWID 0.8L, KWID 1.0L, KWID AMT and KWID CLIMBER that offer the best driving experience, the Renault KWID is considered one of the best cars to buy in India.
The KWID is available at a starting price of Rs.2.76 lakh.
Brand Renault entered the SUV market with the launch of Renault DUSTER. Known as the true SUV, DUSTER gives you the license to challenge all limits and explore new adventures every day.
With new design details and powerful features, the DUSTER can fuel your passion to go anywhere. The power-led performance of the DUSTER is enhanced by the X-Tronic CVT gearshift, which is engineered to deliver seamless acceleration. It also comes with India’s first 6-speed Easy-R AMT, which delivers a comfortable drive and superior mileage. The AWD mode allows the car to adapt to any kind of terrain, be it slick city roads or the toughest terrains outside and delivers an effortless driving experience.
Moreover, its world-class safety and security features ensure you are in complete control, even on unfavorable terrains, whereas a host of other thoughtful features ensure that your driving comfort is not compromised.
The DUSTER is available at a starting price of Rs.7.99 lakh.
The Ford EcoSport is one of the first subcompact SUVs in India. The EcoSport offers a mix of good driving dynamics and features at a competitive price.
The EcoSport is equipped with features like an 8 or 9-inch touchscreen SYNC 3 infotainment system with smartphone integration, automatic climate control, auto projector headlamps, cruise control, push-button start, rain-sensing wipers, sunroof and even paddle shifters on the Titanium+ AT variant.
It is available with a choice of three engines: a 1.5-liter petrol unit (123PS/150Nm), a 1.0-liter EcoBoost petrol unit (125PS/170Nm) and a 1.5-liter diesel unit (100PS/205Nm). The 1.5-liter petrol engine is offered with the choice of a 5-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic gearbox while the 1.5-liter diesel only gets the 5-speed manual gearbox. The 1.0-litre EcoBoost variant, meanwhile, comes with a 6-speed manual transmission. It is also the most fuel-efficient petrol variant with a claimed mileage of 18.1kmpl.
The EcoSport is available at a starting price of Rs.7.69 lakh.
Since the time Tata Tiago was launched in April 2016, it has been a popular car in its segment.
With a host of segment-first features and a brilliant design, the hatchback has managed to keep itself on top. Boasting adequate space for five passengers, the Tiago has standout features like an integrated, 8-speaker sound system by Harman, chilled glovebox, electric mirrors, and multiple drive modes. It is one of the most affordable hatchbacks with a 1.2-liter petrol engine and high fuel efficiency (claimed mileage of 23.84 km per liter).
The Tiago is available with either a petrol or diesel engine, along with a 5-speed manual or AMT gearbox.
The Tata Tiago price range starts at Rs.4.40 lakh.
These are just a few examples of the best cars to buy in India. Visit the authorized dealerships of different brands near you to know about their products in detail. It will also help you compare different variants and their offerings. Check out the features, get the expert reviews and don’t forget to take a test drive before making your final purchase decision.