One needs to be careful while buying a car for teenagers. They have grown up in an era which was more advanced than that of us. While we used to find our way by asking the routes from the passersby, these people simply fire the navigation. The young generation will love to have music and mobile connectivity options in their new cars. Also, you will need to be sure about the car’s safety features.
Among a wide range of cars, we have listed the best four low price cars in India that can fulfil all your demands as well as your teen’s convenience requirements.
The Tata Tiago is one of the best options in this price range as it comes with a magnificent build quality along with a premium design. It comes with some convenience features such as smartphone-enabled Turn-By-Turn Navigation app, Juke-Car app and Multi-drive mode (City & Eco).
The vehicle is blessed with a 1.2-litre Revotron petrol engine that churns out up to 83 bhp power by developing 114 Nm of peak torque. Moreover, it is also available with a 1.05 L Revotorq diesel motor, which is capable of providing a maximum of 67 bhp power and 140 Nm torque. Both the engines are mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.
It is an extreme fuel-efficient car as the petrol version offers 19.22 kmpl mileage in the city. On the other hand, the diesel oil-burner is capable of providing 23.28 kmpl mileage in the city, which can be raised to 27 km per litre on the highway.
The base model of the Tata Tiago is priced at Rs. 3.24 lakhs (Ex-showroom, Delhi).
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The Renault Kwid single-handedly turned the things around for its manufacturer in the entry-level segment. The car features impressive ground clearance along with a class-leading boot space. Moreover, the SUVish look makes it more appealing to the eyes.
As for the convenience features, the mini-hatchback gets a touchscreen infotainment system having the radio, four speakers, digital instrument cluster, Aux and Bluetooth compatibility, chrome-accented AC vents and USB.
The vehicle is blessed with a 799cc, three-cylinder petrol oil- burner which is capable of providing 53.2 bhp power and 72 Nm of peak torque. Moreover, you can also get a 1L petrol engine which is capable of making up to 67 bhp of power and 91 Nm of torque. The engines come mated to a 5-speed manual transmission, whereas you can also go for an AMT unit with the bigger engine.
As for the safety features, the top variant of the car has only one airbag. Disc brakes are present at the front whereas the rear gets drum brakes.
The starting price of the mini-hatchback is Rs. 2.62 lakhs (Ex-showroom, Delhi)
The Datsun redi-GO is based on the company’s CMF-A platform. It has an interesting tall-boy stance, bold design and aggressive pricing. The hatchback has the best ground clearance in the segment.
The popular car gets a three-cylinder, 800cc powertrain, which can make a maximum of 58bhp power at 60 Nm of peak torque. The oil-burner is coupled to a 5-speed manual transmission. It provides an impressive average mileage of 25.17 kmpl.
The top end model of the hatchback offers single airbags for the driver. Moreover, the disc brakes are present at the front and the rear gets drum brakes to enhance the confidence level of the drive.
The price of the Datsun redi-GO is ranged between Rs. 2.41 lakh to 3.96 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi)
Maruti Suzuki Alto 800
The most popular entry-level car in the country, Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 had got a facelift a couple of years back. The car has come up with two new vibrant colour options as Cerulean Blue and Mojito Green. The front fascia of the car is also updated with the new front bumper, redesigned headlamps, restyled radiator grille and provision fog lamps.
The hatchback draws its required power from a 3-cylinder, 800cc engine that can make 47 bhp of maximum power and 69 Nm of peak torque.The transmission duties of the vehicle are handled by a 5-speed manual gearbox.
The Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 starts Rs. 2.45 lakhs, and goes up to Rs. 3.70 lakhs.
In addition to the car mentioned above, you can also consider options like Hyundai Eon, Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 and Datsun GO Plus, depending on your requirements.
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