10 most affordable cars, SUVs with six airbags

    Here's a list of hatchbacks, sedans and SUVs under Rs 10 lakh that get six airbags.

    Published On May 10, 2024 12:09:00 PM


    10 most affordable cars, SUVs with six airbags

    Vehicle safety is slowly yet steadily becoming a major aspect to consider while purchasing a new car or SUV, and keeping this in mind, manufacturers have also introduced more safety features in recent years. Here’s a list of the most affordable cars and SUVs in India that offer six airbags, either on some variants or as standard across the range.

    Hyundai Grand i10 Nios 

    Starting price: Rs 5.92 lakh

    With a starting price of Rs 5.92 lakh, the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios is the most affordable car in India to be offered with six airbags. The Korean carmaker had made six airbags standard across all variants last October.

    Hyundai Exter

    Starting price: Rs 6.13 lakh

    The Hyundai Exter starts at Rs 6.13 lakh and is the most affordable SUV in India with six airbags, which is standard across all trims. Hyundai offers the SUV with an 83hp, 114Nm, 1.2-litre, four-cylinder petrol engine paired to either a 5-speed MT or a 5-speed AMT. A factory-fit CNG kit is also on offer with the Exter.

    Maruti Suzuki Swift 

    Starting price: Rs 6.49 lakh

    The new fourth-gen Maruti Swift gets six airbags as standard across its range. It gets a new 1.2-litre, three-cylinder Z series engine that boasts a class-leading efficiency of up to 25.75kpl. ISOFIX anchors, rear parking sensors, ABS with EBD and ESC are the other standard safety features.

    Hyundai i20 

    Starting price: Rs 7.04 lakh

    Hyundai's premium hatchback, the i20, gets six airbags as standard. It's offered with a sole 83hp, 115Nm, 1.2-litre, four-cylinder petrol engine mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox or an optional CVT.

    Hyundai Aura

    Starting price: Rs 7.31 lakh

    Just like the other Hyundais on this list, the Aura also gets six airbags as standard. It draws power from the same 1.2-litre petrol engine as the Exter, i20 and Grand i10 Nios, available with a 5-speed MT and an optional 5-speed AMT. The Maruti Dzire, Honda Amaze and Tata Tigor rival also gets a CNG option.

    Mahindra XUV 3XO

    Starting price: Rs 7.49 lakh

    The Mahindra XUV 3XO is a new addition to this list. Pricing starts from Rs 7.49 lakh and goes up to Rs 14.99 lakh. It is available with a 111hp, 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine; a 131hp, 1.2-litre direct-injection turbo-petrol unit; and a 117hp, 1.5-litre diesel option.

    Hyundai Venue 

    Starting price: Rs 7.94 lakh

    The Hyundai Venue occupies the seventh spot on this list and gets six airbags as standard across all trims. The compact SUV gets three engine options: a 1.2-litre petrol, a 1.0-litre turbo-petrol and a 1.5-litre diesel.

    Kia Sonet 

    Starting price: Rs 7.99 lakh

    Much like its cousin, the Hyundai Venue, the Kia Sonet also offers six airbags across all variants. Prices range between Rs 7.99 lakh-15.75 lakh. Other standard safety features on the Sonet include ESC, VSM, hill-start assist control, emergency stop signal, a TPMS and more.

    Tata Nexon 

    Starting price: Rs 8.15 lakh

    The Tata Nexon is yet another compact SUV with six airbags as standard. The XUV 3XO, Venue, Sonet and Brezza rival is priced from Rs 8.15 lakh, and is available with 1.2-litre turbo-petrol (120hp) and 1.5-litre diesel (115hp) engine options.

    Maruti Suzuki Baleno

    Starting price: Rs 8.40 lakh

    The Maruti Suzuki Baleno gets dual-front airbags as standard, with six airbags available from the Zeta variant onwards. Pricing for the Hyundai i20 and Tata Altroz rival ranges from Rs 8.43 lakh-9.88 lakh. The premium hatch gets a 1.2-litre engine making 90hp and 113Nm.

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