The car market in India has proven to be quite rewarding for several automobile companies. Despite rising fuel costs, car buyers in India seem to be non-hesitant. The main reason is definitely the magnetic pull of the hatchback collection. Many popular automobile manufacturers have one vehicle as a hatchback collection making this as one of the most prolific segment when it comes to India.
Hatchbacks in India are easy on pockets and are very alluring. With multiple features, this is the prime reason for the middle class population opting for them. Various automobile companies have come up with freebies or good a bargain for tempting the potential buyers. Given below are six best hatchbacks that are considered to be the best in India. They are known for their healthy mileage, performance packed engines and other remarkable features:
This car possesses an attractive cabin blessed with a stunning exterior design. This stands high in the hatchback segment. It has a 102 liter 1199 cc 4 cylinders DOHC petrol engine as well as a 5 speed manual gearbox. The maximum power of 80.5 PS is stirred out at 6200 rpm. Fuel efficiency is 18.6 kpml and this is quite good. Its diesel equivalent has also been launched recently and has gained lot of popularity. The price of this model is Rs 3,66,394.
Nissan Micra Diesel
There were three variants of Petrol engine when Nissan Micra was launched in the Indian market. Initially, it had a 5 speed manual transmission. The introduction of the petrol version was done with a 1198cc, DOHC, 1.2l, 3 cylinder engine, 12 valve etc. 76 PS of top power is produced at 6000 rpm and 104 Nm of torque at 4000rpm. This is done through the 5 speed manual gearbox. The variants include Nissan Micra XL, Nissan Micra XE and Nissan Micra XV. The price of the car is Rs 6, 75,000.
Maruti Suzuki Swift Diesel
Swift is a car that is fashioned by Suzuki since 2000 in Japan. Previously, this nameplate was applicable to the Suzuki Cultus in export markets such as India, North America and Europe. In India Swift has been launched as a joint venture with Maruti and so it is known as the Maruti Suzuki Swift. In the auto market of India, there are 7 alternatives. 4 are with petrol and 3 are with diesel engines. The price of the car is Rs 4.44 – 6.76 lakh
The price of Hyundai i20 is 4.73 lakh and the availability is in twelve different models. The up gradation of the engine is done to 1.2 Kappa petrol engine with the mechanism of Dual VTVT.
Volkswagen Polo is the best built and the most powerful hatchback and it has the implantation of German technology. The bodyline is stylish and glossy and is known for having an attractive front fascia. The price ranges between rupees 475, 000 to 749, 000. Diesel as well as petrol versions are offered. The interiors are very stylish and to die for.