It’s no longer only expensive cars that come with Apple and Android autoplay, even cars from the low-priced range offer these. The car manufacturers have adapted to the changing times of offering the latest technology as it has become a necessity and need for these features. Now that cars come with a touchscreen infotainment system, this replaces the need for a separate GPS device that was earlier required for certain cars except the premium range cars. But currently, a lot of reasonably priced and affordable cars offer a system that no longer requires separate devices to access GPS, connect your phone to take calls, and play music which is the most used feature. Here are some affordable cars under ₹7 lakhs with smartphone connectivity.
1. Tata Tiago
The Tata Tiago ranges between ₹4.55 lakhs and ₹6.47 lakhs and comes with smart connectivity in its variants like XZ+, XZA, and XZA+. They get the ConnectNext 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system by HarmanTM that integrates both Apple Carplay and Android autoplay, although the XZ variant only gets the Android autoplay option. Apart from these, the Tiago gets 5-speed Automatic transmission, complies with BS-VI norms, has voice control, loads of safety features, and a chrome finish.
2. Hyundai Santro
This car has been the most popular car since its launch in the Indian market due to its affordability and extensive feature list in its price range. Priced at ₹5.4 lakhs, the Sportz variant offers a 7-inch touchscreen system that integrates both Apple Carplay and Android autoplay. Other features include 5-speed automatic transmission, advanced features like keyless entry, a dual-tone dashboard, and halogen headlamps.
3. Maruti Suzuki S-Presso
The Maruti Suzuki S-Presso VXI+ variant offers a 7-inch touch screen infotainment system integrated with Apple Carplay and Android Auto smart connectivity. This car priced at ₹4.63 lakhs also comes with advanced safety features like a HEARTECT platform, 5-speed manual transmission, and twin chambered headlamps.
4. Renault Kwid
The BS-VI Renault Kwid priced between ₹3.32 and ₹5.48 lakhs is another ultimate choice for smart connectivity. Over 9 variants of Kwid including the Climber edition get an 8-inch infotainment system with Apple Carplay and Android Auto. Other prominent features include 5-speed automatic transmission, LED DRLs, and advanced safety features.
5. Renault Kiger
The RTX variant of Renault Kiger offers Apple Carplay and Android Auto priced at ₹6.89 lakhs. Coming with an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, its other features include a push start/stop button, steering mounted audio for receiving calls, A/C in front and rear, a 12V charging socket both in front and rear, and a 3.5 inch LED instrument cluster.
The above cars are some of the most affordable and best cars handpicked whilst there are many other cars under this price range as well. Cars with Smartphone connectivity have become a necessity, as one cannot afford to pick up phones or use the phone for anything else while driving, and this feature has eased the burden of the same. Car manufacturers now have started adding more advanced features at an affordable price.