Buying a car is a big decision. For an average person, it is the biggest investment after real estate. Due to the pandemic, many people are moving to personal transportation options to minimise contact with others. Many cars in the Indian market are affordable, but at the same time, don’t skimp on many features. This makes them a lucrative option for new buyers to consider. In today’s article, we will look at some best first cars to buy brand new and discuss what makes them so good.
Maruti WagonR is a tried and tested model in India. It is a great car to buy due to its compact size, however, without having the user compromise on space. The WagonR comes with some basic features like power steering, ABS with EBD, power windows, reverse parking sensors and a 7-inch infotainment system. Maruti’s after-sales support and reliability are important factors because it ensures hassle-free ownership. WagonR starts from Rs 5.61 lakh and goes upto Rs 7.40 lakh (on-road Mumbai).
Magnite was launched last year by Nissan. It became an instant hit due to its great pricing and extensive feature list. The Magnite comes with features like a 360-degree camera, an 8-inch infotainment system with wireless connectivity, a fully digital instrument cluster, wireless charging and automatic climate control. As for safety features, it comes with ABS (with EBD), brake assist and traction control. It also gets a 4-star rating from ASEAN-NCAP. Magnite starts from Rs 6.65 lakh and goes upto Rs 11.63 lakh (on-road Mumbai).
The Altroz is one of the top-selling Tata cars. Its popularity stems from great design, high safety rating and availability of modern features. Altroz secured a 5-star rating from Global NCAP, making it the safest car in its segment. It comes loaded with features like connected car tech, voice commands, a 7-inch infotainment system and a premium music system. The pricing of the Altroz starts from Rs 6.86 lakh and goes to Rs 11.39 lakh (on-road Mumbai).
Hyundai Grand i10 Nios
The Grand i10 Nios is one the highest selling cars in its segment. Its popularity is mainly due to its quirky looks and Hyundai’s after-sales support. As with all Hyundai vehicles, it comes loaded with comfort features. Wireless charging, an 8-inch infotainment system and a semi-digital instrument cluster being some of them. Hyundai Grand i10 Nios starts from Rs 6.18 lakh and goes to Rs 10.04 lakh (on-road Mumbai).
Amaze is one of the highest-selling Honda cars in India. It is a capable sedan with a good exterior design, comfortable cabin, impressive driving dynamics and a reliable engine. Though it is a subcompact-sedan, it provides a lot of space in the interior. It also comes loaded with features like a 7-inch infotainment system, alloy wheels, LED headlights, reverse parking camera and many others. Amaze starts from Rs 7.33 lakh and goes up to Rs 11.88 lakh (on-road Mumbai).
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