Hatchback is one of the best and affordable car choice for the average Indian family. But Safety is a very important for both buyers and sellers. Let’s see the list of 5 safest hatchback cars below Rs. 5.5 lakh available in the country. Airbags for passenger and driver, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brakforce Distribution (EBD), as the parameters to judge the safety of a hatchback.
Maruti Suzuki A-star is one of the most and best competitive hacthback segement car in India. The A-star is Indian numero uno Maruti Suzuki’s most competitive offering in the Indian hatchback segment. The top end model, the ZXI Opt, is priced at an extremely frugal Rs 4.51 lakh and offers airbags, ABS and EBD, making it one of the cheapest and safest cars on Indian roads. The 1-litre engine returns 19kmpl which goes a long way towards it being wallet-friendly as well.
The Ford Figo is an another hatchback big on safety car in the Indian hatchback market. The 1.2-litre Duratec Titanium variant is at the pinnacle of the list of variants and it’s priced at a prudent Rs 5.02 lakh. It returns approximately 17kmpl.
Maruti Suzuki’s Ritz is a second hatchback comes with an adequate number of safety features. The Ritz is slightly bigger than the others, and comparatively higher price. The Ritz ZXI is top dog in terms of the car’s internal hierarchy, and costs a fairly economical Rs 5.23 lakh. The Ritz also boasts of a 1.2-litre engine and will give you 17 kmpl.
Honda Brio is one of the highest rated V MT variant costs Rs 5.24 lakh and for its 1.2-litre engine, Honda claims 18.4kmpl.
Nissan Micra top end XV model equipped with the ABS, EBD and a single airbag. It is the most expensive of cars on this list at Rs 5.51 lakh. It’s not the most economical with a meager 9.1kmpl return from its 1.2-litre engine.