Everybody’s wish is to get their dream car and a house. Did you know that you can buy your dream car too without having to break your bank account? A car doesn’t always have to be expensive when you invest in the right brand. Car manufacturers now provide premium features in a budget car so that everyone can enjoy it. Let us take a look at some of the best affordable cars in 2021.
The most popular brand of India, Tata has never failed to surprise us thanks to its high-performance and high-durable vehicles. The previous variants of Tata Altroz were a big hit and bagged a lot of customers on its launch.
Presently, the new Tata Altroz XM Plus Diesel variant is another product of excellence and the audience cannot wait for this. This car will come with a 1.5L Revotorq diesel engine that is expected to come with power and torque of 89 Ps and 200 Nm respectively along with a 5-speed manual transmission with an FWD drivetrain.
Some interesting features of this include power windows and power steering, premium interiors, satin chrome finish dashboard layout, advanced safety features like control through smartphone, driving behaviour analysis, airbags and seat-belt sensors. All this comes at a price range of ₹5.79 – ₹ 9.55 lakhs which is a pretty affordable model from this car brand.
The compact SUV segment has been doing well since Volkswagen added their latest addition, the Taigun to its SUV segment. The Taigun has spectacular features with bold angles that give a sharp sporty look on the exterior. This car comes with a 1.0 L and 1.5L turbo petrol engine with power and torque of 115 Ps and 200 Nm along with a 6-speed manual gearbox/ torque converter or a 7-speed DSG transmission. Interesting features of this car include a 9.2-inch touchscreen display system, all-digital instrument cluster, panoramic sunroof, reverse camera for parking, automatic climate control, and LED DRLs. This car comes at a price of Rs. 10 lakhs and might become a best-seller from the Volkswagen lineup.
Kia Rio is one of the most awaited launches this year due to its performance, which happens to be a best-selling factor. Priced at ₹8 lakhs, this car is compact and its sporty edge makes it even more appealing to drive. Powered by a 1.6L In-Line petrol engine along with power and torque of 130 Ps and 161 Nm along with a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission.
Talking about the features, Rio comes with a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, smart connectivity with Apple Carplay and Android Auto, cruise control, safety features such as ABS with EBD, multiple airbags, and parking sensors.
Maruti Suzuki XL-5:
Maruti Suzuki always has a hands-on model to fill the audience with when we think about a budget car. With the growing audience wanting more affordable cars, Maruti’s new XL-5 is just the right piece to the puzzle. This car can be considered an updated WagonR model and has gained a lot of popularity in the past few months. Coming with a 1.2L engine, it would have a power and torque of 83 Ps and 113 Nm and is said to have a 5-speed manual or 5-speed automatic transmission. This car features automatic climate control, LED DRLs, push-button start, revamped front grille, and 15-inch alloy wheels. The price for this car will start at ₹5 lakhs.
Another Kia’s hatchback is launching and is going to leave the audience astounded since Kia has only recently entered the Indian market. Kia not only provides affordable cars but also good performance vehicles. The Picanto will come with a 1.0L and 1.25L Turbo petrol engine, generating power and torque of 66Ps and 96Nm and 83Ps and 121Nm respectively, along with a 5-speed manual transmission. Although the features have not completely been revealed by Kia, it is expected to come with a touchscreen interface, digital instrument cluster, ABS with EBD, LED DRLs and much more. It will be priced at an estimated ₹7 lakhs.
Again with the hatchback entry, MG has also significantly won the Indian audience’s interest and is ready to compete in the affordable market segment. This compact car comes with a 1.5L Direct-fuel petrol engine, generating power and torque of 82Ps and 150Nm along with a 4-speed automatic transmission. This happens to be one of the most powerful compact sedans and is quite impressive compared to what other cars offer in the same segment.
This hatchback model is expected to come with a touchscreen interface, Smart connectivity with Apple Carplay and Android Auto, automatic climate control, multiple airbags and more features that are yet to be revealed.
So there you have it. A list of the best handpicked from the Automobile Market and is the upcoming cars of this year. Stay tuned for more interesting features to be revealed by the manufacturers soon! and let us know which are your favourites of these affordable cars