5 Cheapest and Affordable Cars in 2018
Every year witnesses a slew of new car launches. Some of these are high-end premium cars and cost a fortune, while many are aimed at the common man and are quite affordable. In fact, cars have become a common medium of transport. A majority of people prefer to travel in their vehicles rather than rely on public transport due to the comfort and convenience that cars provide. Women, too, find cars a much safer medium of transport. Here we provide you with a list of vehicles that are noted for their style, design and mileage and are also not too heavy on your pocket.
Maruti Suzuki Alto 800– Maruti has a well-covered service network in India. Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 is an extremely affordable car due to its cost and low maintenance. It is a reliable and practical everyday city car. This car is well-suited for Indian roads and has a legacy of more than 15 years. Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 has been India’s top-selling car for more than 12 years. The engine of this car is capable of generating a maximum power of 35.3 kW at 6200rpm. It has a lively integrated stereo, power windows, rear door child lock, and air bag. It has a seating capacity for 4 people and has 5 doors. It has a gasoline engine. Additional features of this car include headlamps, new front bumper, restyled radiator grille and provision for fog lamps. The car has an improved mileage of 24.7 kmpl. It comes at an affordable price of 3.34 lakhs.
Hyundai Eon – It is an entry-level car manufactured by the renowned South-Korean car maker Hyundai. Hyundai Eon is an affordable car to own and has a good after sales service support. This car is a value for money package as it is low cost and customers can enjoy long terms benefits while using this car. This car has a seating capacity of 5 and is equipped with well proven and efficient iRDE technology. The 814cc, 3 cylinder engine is made significantly for Indian roads to deliver optimum power. It has superior Fuel mileage of 21.1 Km/ Lt. Other features of this amazing car include New clear headlamps, Integrated rear spoiler with stop lamp, Displacement of 814 cc with driver airbag and central locking system. It has a power of 55 bhp@5500 rpm and price of 4.40 lakhs.
TATA Nano– TATA Nano is a perfect example of a low maintenance and affordable car. It is designed keeping in mind the needs of the consumer. A product of TATA Motors, Nano is one of the company’s most popular products. It has a seating capacity for 4 people and is available in trendy colors. You can choose between Manual Transmission (Petrol or CNG) and Easy Shift – Automated. The manual variant of the GenX Nano claims to offer a mileage of 25.3 km/litre, while the automatic version claims to offer 21.9 km/litre. Powered by a 624cc engine, it has other exciting features such as Driver Information Display, Driver Side Sunvisor, Electronic Trip Metercoloured handles, new Infinity Motif Design Grille, and a new Integrated Rear Spoiler to name a few. The cost of the car is around 2.8 lakhs.
Renault Kwid – Kwid is one of the most attractive and also the most feature-rich cars in India. It comes with a crossover-like design with under body cladding and high ground clearance. It possesses an aggressive stance. Kwid has super exciting features like a touchscreen infotainment system with radio, CD, USB, Aux and Bluetooth compatibility, four speakers, a nicely laid-out cabin with the piano black centre console, well-designed upholstery, digital instrument cluster and chrome accented AC vents. It has an extremely smart design and is powered by a 799cc engine. Kwid is touted as the ‘BabyDuster’ and is regarded as a big small car. The car has bold, structured grille design, seating capacity of 5 and highlights 7-inch touch-screen, Media-Nav system, digital instrument cluster, one-touch lane change indicator and a ground clearance of 180 nm. It has an SUV-inspired design, Stylish fog lamps which proclaims it to be the best in class at an affordable price of nearly 2.67 lakhs.
Datsun Redi-Go- It is one of the best models in the affordable segment. It comes with a bolder design and an attractive price tag. The styling and designing of this car is done while keeping in mind the younger buyers. The car is a blend of attractive and affordable and has an 800cc engine. The redi-GO, which starts at Rs 2.38 lakh, has a seating capacity for 5 people, the power of 53 bhp@5678 rpm, and an I-SAT (Intelligent Spark Automated Technology) Engine and manual transmission. The company Datsun has also announced the launch of a redi-GO Sports Limited Edition.
In today’s time, cars have become a necessity. Taking into account the affordability aspect, the above-mentioned ones serve the common man in daily commuting. Apart from being light on the pocket, these cars also need less space to park. Thus you can easily park your vehicles in the crowded parking spaces at shopping and office complexes.