India is a big automobile market but is also known to be less sensitivity to safety requirements. That’s why many car makers don’t give safety features on its cars to keep the price lesser. However, keeping in view the trend worldwide there are some automakers offering the basic safety features like Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), and dual front-airbags.
With the increasing traffic on the road, and ‘crazy’ drivers are everywhere, safety is getting more important actually. So, it’s OK if you want to purchase cheap automobile. But, be considerate about its safety. And don’t worry, safety can be cheap!
To begin this 2018 New Year, India Autoz covers the 10 cheapest cars with ABS & dual Airbags, an essential safety features.
As Tata’s entry mark in the sub 4-meter SUV segment, Tata Nexon has gained a decent number of customers. In the market, this compact SUV has excited the market since its launch last year. It is offered with both petrol and diesel engine options. It also has basic safety features such as ABS, EBD, and dual front airbags across all the variants.
Price Rs 5.85 lakhs, ex-showroom, Delhi
Nissan Micra Active
As you know, the Nissan Micra Active is the low-cost variant of the popular Micra. This low-cost version launched with three variants. The top variant of Nissan Micra Active has ABS, EBD, and dual airbags. It also has Brake Assist system. But, on the other two variants, Mirca get standard driver side airbag.
Price Rs 5.5 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi
Toyota Etios Liva
Some of you may remember that Toyota is one of the first manufacturers offering standard safety features across all the variants in India, including the Toyota Etios Liva. It is the entry-level vehicle from Toyota. The hatchback has EBD, ABS, and dual front airbags as standard in all variant.
Price: Rs 5.44 lakhs, ex-showroom, Delhi
Since its launch last year, The Maruti Dzire has gained massive sales in the market. It is because it is lighter and better design. Dzire became one of the highest selling vehicles, soon, after its launch. In this compact car, Maruti offers ABS, EBD, and dual front airbags as standard in all variants of Dzire.
Price Rs 5.43 lakhs, ex-showroom, Delhi
Being the cheapest in its class, doesn’t mean Tata Tigor is the ‘worst’ sedan. Even, Tigor gained its popularity by becoming best value for money car. It is the cheapest sedan in the market with airbags, EBD, and ABS as standard. Above the base version, Tata Tigor XT version gets dual front airbags, ABS, and EBD as standard.
Prices Rs 5.41 lakhs, ex-showroom, Delhi
All variants of the Maruti Baleno get the basic safety features. The car is sold through the Maruti premium network. You know, Baleno is Maruti’s first premium hatchback. It is quite popular in the market. The process begins when the all-new Baleno hatchback bought back the legendary moniker in India.
Price Rs 5.26 lakhs, ex-showroom, Delhi
Automotive lovers know that Figo is rare vehicle in the segment that has as many as six airbags! It offers basic safety features (ABS, EBD, and dual airbags) as standard in all variants EXCEPT the base variant.
Actually, Ford Figo is slightly more expensive than the Maruti Swift. And Maruti Swift also offers all three safety features. But, we put Ford Figo on the list anyway. Because, Maruti has stopped Maruti Swift production. On the other side, the exact price and launch date of the all new Swift is not yet revealed yet.
Price Rs 5.24 lakhs, ex-showroom, Delhi
Exccept the base variant, Tiago offer dual front airbags. The top variant is equipped with all three basic safety features (ABS, EBD, dual airbags). Tata Tiago becomes the bestselling car from the Tatas.
Price Rs 4.99 lakhs, ex-showroom, Delhi
Mahindra KUV 100
KUV 100 get its facelift last year. It is now known as KUV100 NXT. The company, Mahindra, is now offering 6 seat version of the car as standard. You can get the 5-seat variant on order. This type is the cheapest vehicle in the Mahindra portfolio that has ABS + EBD and Dual Airbags. All “plus’ variants get dual airbags. While all the other variants are equipped with ABS and EBD.
Price Rs 4.82 lakhs, ex-showroom, Delhi
Last year, Ignis was launched. When Maruti launched the all-new hatchback, it had instantly became the cheapest vehicle in the market to offer safety features. Unlike other type, the Ignis has all of these features (ABS, EBD, dual airbag) across all the variants. Maruti Ignis is offered with petrol and diesel engines. Both of the options are available with optional AMT. The car is the cheapest automobile sold through the Nexa premium network of the company.
Price Rs 4.59 lakhs, ex-showroom, Delhi
So that’s it. 10 cheapest cars those are not only cheap, but also safe. Pick your choice!
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