Hatchbacks have always been popular in the Indian market. The Maruti Swift has been especially popular among buyers. The car is known for its reliability and Maruti badge. But at this price point, there are much better options you can consider. In this list, we have included cars from various segments. In today’s article, we will see cars to consider instead of Swift.
Nissan took everyone by surprise by pricing the Magnite so competitively. Though priced aggressively, the Magnite doesn’t skimp on safety and features. The Magnite offers SUV-like feel and high ground clearance. It comes paired with a 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine with manual and CVT gearbox options. It comes with features like a 7.0-inch infotainment system, wireless charging & connectivity and a 360-degree camera. The pricing of the Magnite starts from Rs 6.68 lakh and goes to Rs 11.92 lakh (on-road, Mumbai).
Cars instead of Swift- Tata Punch
Tata recently launched its new SUV, the Punch. The Punch provides an SUV-like feel in a compact size. The Punch is also the safest car in the Indian market. It comes with a 1.2-litre petrol engine that is adequately powered. Transmission options include a manual and an AMT gearbox. It comes with features like a 7-inch infotainment system, digital instrument cluster, automatic climate control and a 6-speaker sound system. The pricing of the Punch starts from Rs 6.49 and goes to Rs 10.99 lakh (on-road, Mumbai).
Hyundai Grand i10 Nios
The Grand i10 should be your choice if you are looking for a feature-loaded car in this segment. The Grand i10 comes with four engine options; 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine, 1.0-litre turbo petrol, a 1.2-litre diesel engine and a CNG engine option. Transmission options include a manual and an AMT gearbox. The i10 Nios comes loaded with features like wireless charging, connected car tech, projector fog lamps and an 8-inch infotainment system. The pricing of the Grand i10 Nios starts from Rs 6.25 lakh and goes to Rs 10.12 lakh (on-road, Mumbai).
The Polo provides the fun to drive experience in this price range. Though the car has gotten a bit outdated, it is still a good choice. The Polo comes with a 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine paired with a manual and a torque converter gearbox. The engine offers great performance and decent mileage. It comes with features like a 6.5-inch touchscreen, rain-sensing wipers, cruise control and automatic climate control. The pricing of the Polo starts from Rs 7.32 lakh and goes to Rs 11.75 lakh (on-road, Mumbai).
Cars instead of Swift- Tata Altroz XT variant
Another Tata car on the list is the Altroz. The Altroz is known for its bold design and features. It is also the safest hatchback in the Indian market. It comes with two engine options, a 1.2-litre petrol engine and a 1.5-litre diesel engine. Both the engines come paired with a manual and an AMT gearbox. At the price of Swift’s top variant, you can get the XT variant of the Altroz. The XT variant will provide you with decent features and also all the available engine options. The XT variant comes with features like a cooled glovebox, 7-inch infotainment system, 6-speaker sound system and cruise control. The Pricing of the Altroz starts from Rs 7.00 lakh. The XT variant starts from Rs 8.79 lakh and goes to Rs 10.30lakh (on-road, Mumbai).
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