Hatchbacks are the preferred body type in our country. They provide enough space and are quite easy to drive in our crowded cities. The Altroz is becoming quite a popular car in the hatchback segment due to its design and high safety ratings. But at this price point, there are other safer and bigger cars that you can consider over the Altroz. In today’s article, we will see three cars to consider instead of the Altroz.
If you want a Tata car instead of the Altroz, you can get the Punch. The Punch offers that SUV feels and high ground clearance, useful on bad roads. The Punch is also the safest car in the Indian market. Specifications-wise, it comes with a 1.2-litre naturally aspirated engine that is also offered on the Altroz. Transmission options include a manual and an AMT gearbox. It comes with features like a 7-inch infotainment system, automatic climate control, digital instrument cluster and a 6-speaker sound system. The pricing of the Punch starts from Rs and goes to Rs 6.49 lakh and goes to Rs 10.99 lakh (on-road, Mumbai).
Another SUV you can consider in this budget is the Magnite. The Magnite is priced quite competitively and comes with all the features you can expect at this price point and some more. It offers that boxy SUV like design and high ground clearance. It comes with two petrol engine options, a 1.0-litre naturally aspirated and 1.0-litre turbo petrol. The turbo petrol comes with manual and CVT gearbox options. It comes with features like wireless charging & connectivity, a 7.0-inch infotainment system 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 Altroz- Maruti Ertiga
The Ertiga is the best selling MPV in the Indian market. It overlaps the pricing of the Altroz and is a great choice if you are looking for a big car. It has a seating capacity of 7-seats. If you don’t need the extra seats, by folding them you can get a large boot. It comes with a 1.5-litre petrol engine that is quite reliable and provides good mileage. Transmission options include a manual and an automatic gearbox. There is also a CNG option on the Ertiga. The Ertiga comes with features like connected car tech, automatic climate control, steering mounted control and keyless entry. The pricing of the Ertiga starts from Rs 9.26 lakh and goes to Rs 12.61 lakh (on-road, Mumbai).
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