The rates of accidents and death rates in our country are quite high. Ensuring car safety is a very important step that will help in avoiding the number of fatalities. The Indian government has taken steps toward making cars safer. As of the latest news, all cars must have at least six airbags mandatory in the country from October 1, 2022. This article shows a list of brands of affordable cars with 6 airbags as a safety feature.
Hyundai is a very huge and popular automaker and they have a number of models that offer six airbags at an affordable price. Models like the Creta, Venue, Verna and i20 do offer 6 airbags. The most affordable one is the Asta (O) variant of the i20 with a starting price of only Rs. 9.41 lakh. The SX (O) variant of the Venue starts at Rs. 10.85 lakh which is also very affordable for a Hyundai model. The prices of the Hyundai Creta and Verna start at Rs. 16.15 lakh and Rs. 14.7 lakh for its top-end SX (O) variants. These models get six airbags, in the front and side curtains as well, and they are cheaper in comparison to other models with 6 airbags and other safety features.
Kia is staying up to date with the trends, and their models are coming equipped with six airbags. The Sonet and the Seltos offer some variants with this feature. The top-end GTX+ variants of the Sonet and Seltos starts at Rs. 11.99 lakh and Rs. 16.39 lakh respectively. All the variants of the newly released Kia Carens MPV now offer standard 6 airbags at an affordable price of Rs. 8.99 lakh.
MG Motors India
MG Motors India is a class apart and most of its models only offer six airbags. Cars such as Hector, Hector Plus and Astor all come with six airbags for their top-spec trims. They also come with additional safety features and ADAS. The most affordable MG is the Astor Sharp trim, starting at a price of Rs. 13.98 lakh.