Cars are not just boxes with wheels. Safety technology has evolved and a lot of manufacturers are trying to add features that make cars stronger and safer both for passengers as well as pedestrians. It’s important and a bug factor while buying Here are the Safest Indian cars of 2021.
This is the safest car that has been tested. The Mahindra XUV300 gets a safety rating of 5 stars. The cars structural strength is very good and it does make for a great vehicle when it comes to performance too. The one drawback to this car is the boot space. In order to give maximum space in the cabin, Mahindra has compromised boot space.
The base model of this car starts at Rs 9.32 lakh and the top model goes up to Rs 15.02 lakh. The testing has been done on the base model. This car also gets a 4-star rating for child safety.
Tata Nexon is the first Indian produced car to get a 5-star GNCAP rating. This car has to be in the list of safest Indian cars as it scores 16.6 out of 17 for adult occupancy and 25 out of 49 for child protection.
The Tata Nexon gets a slew of safety features like ESP from the base model, electronic traction control, emergency brake assist, hill hold assist, brake disc wiping, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX mount and reverse parking assist camera. The base model of Tata Nexon starts at Rs 8.45 lakhs and goes up to Rs 15.45 lakh.
Tata Altorz is a car that is made on ALFA architecture. It’s a premium hatchback that makes it to the list of safest Indian cars. The Tata Altroz is equipped with dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, corner stability control, reverse parking camera, ISOFIX mounts, voice alerts, parking assistance, height-adjustable seat belt, and also fog lamps. In terms of rating the cars scores 5 stars in GNCAP. It gets 16.3 out of 17 in the adult occupancy protection category. Child safety gets a 3-star rating.
The Marazzo base model starts at Rs 14.06 lakhs. This MPV gets a safety rating of a 4-stars under GNCAP. The safety features that contribute are dual front airbags, disc brakes on all wheels, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX mounts, rear parking camera and sensors, cornering lamps, speed censoring door locks, and emergency calls. The Mahindra Marazzo is the only car on this list of safest Indian cars that can seat 8 people and ensure such high safety.
The last car on this list of safest Indian cars is the Volkswagen polo. Its base model starts at Rs 7.27 lakhs. It is one of the expensive premium hatchbacks. This premium is not just for the performance. It does make for a safe car as it gets a 4-star GNCAP rating. The car gets dual front airbags, ABS, rain-sensing wipers, speed-sensing door locks, rear park sensors, rear windshield and wiper, rear defogger. Also, the Volkswagen Polo gets a 3-star rating in child safety.
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