Buying a car means it's not safe to spend billions on a death machine. There is a growing awareness of safety, everyone looks for the safest cars in India so this also leads manufacturers to create safer cars. Since safety is the number one priority for many of you,
Here is a list of the top 10 safest cars in India:
1) Mahindra XUV300
In India, 3 cars were rated 5 stars for adult safety, but Mahindra XUV300 is the only car in India to have 4 stars for child safety as well. The Mahindra XUV300 is considered the safest compact car / SUV on the roads of India to date. It costs between Rs.7.94 lakh and Rs 12.29 lakh and comes in 13 variants with two engine options. It is a nice looking SUV with proper ground clearance and trunk. The basic version itself comes with all the necessary standard security features that's why it tops the best safest cars in India list.
2) Tata Nexon
In 2018 GNCAP tests, Tata Nexon received a rating of 5 stars for adult safety and 3 stars for child safety. The Tata Nexon is also a fairly safe SUV with a good build quality and an affordable price. The Tata Nexon costs between Rs 6.99 lakh to Rs 12.70 lakh and comes in 36 variants with two engine options. Since there are so many variants, there is something for everyone. The primary alte
ative to Tata Nexon, like the Mahindra XUV300, comes with all necessary standard security features.
3) Tata Altroz
The Tata Altroz is the only luxury car in India with a 5-star adult safety rating. The car also received an impressive 3-star rating for child safety. The car was tested by GNCAP in 2020. The standard gold hatchback ranges from Rs 5.44 lakh to Rs.8.95 lakh and comes in 11 variants with two engine options. Like all other mode
Tata cars, it comes with robust build quality and standard safety features from the same base variant.
4) Mahindra Thar
This is the latest entry on the GNCAP list of Safer Cars in India. Mahindra's second car, Thar, received a 4-star rating for adult safety and a 4-star rating for child safety. The new generation Mahindra was revolting generations ahead of its predecessor and it cost between Rs 9.80 lakh and Rs 13.75 lakh. It comes in 13 different variants with two engine options. Both manual and automatic transmissions are included with the vehicle. There is also no real car competition in its class yet.
5) Tata Tiago
The Tata Tiago is the safest entry-level hatchback in India and is a great choice for anyone buying a new car. The 2020 GNCAP Tata Tiago tests received 4 stars for adult safety and 3 stars for child safety. As for its price and chipset, these are impressive numbers. Maruti WagonR, Tata Tiago's most well-known competitor, only managed to get a two-star safety rating in GNCAP tests. The Tata Tiago costs between Rs 4.70 lakh and Rs 6.74 lakh and comes in 8 variants with one BS6 petrol engine option. Both manual and automatic transmissions are included with the vehicle.
6) Tata Tigor
The fourth Tata product on the list, the Tata Tigor is also India's safest compact sedan to date. It also received 4 stars for adult safety and 3 stars for child safety. Compared to other cars in its class, it is also much less expensive. The Tata Tigor costs between Rs 5.39 lakh to Rs 7.49 lakh and comes in 6 different options with one BS6 petrol engine. Both manual and automatic transmissions are included with the vehicle. Maruti Swift, who was the inspiration for Dzire, ea
ed a two-star safety rating in GNCAP tests.
7) Volkswagen Polo
The Volkswagen Polo may not be the best value and most affordable car, but it definitely has a 4-star rating for adult safety as well as 3-stars for child safety. Readers should note that this car was tested in 2014 with airbags. The new Volkswagen Polo will cost between Rs 5.87 lakh and Rs 9.67 lakh. It comes in six variants with one BS6 turbo petrol engine. Volkswagen Polo has always been known for performance and this new car is no different. Both manual and automatic transmission are present.
8) Mahindra Marazzo
Once again, a car from the Indian manufacturer is the Mahindra Marazoo. Mahindra Marazzo with 2 airbags in 2018 received a 4-star rating for adult safety and a 2-star child protection rating. It is one of the safest minivans in the Indian auto market. Mahindra Marazoo costs between Rs 11.25 lakh and Rs 13.59 lakh. It comes in 6 different types. There is only a diesel engine and a manual transmission with MPV. Of the basic variant itself, it comes with the standard security features.
9) Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza
Surely Maruti Suzuki might have surprised you a lot by securing a spot on this list. The Maruti Brezza is one of the safest cars in India sold by Maruti. Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza tested in 2018 with a 4-star rating for adult safety and a 2-star rating for child safety. While the Nexon and XUV300 are more secure in their class, the Maruti performs very well. Maruti Vitara Brezza BS6 costs between Rs 7.34 lakh and Rs 11.40 lakh. It comes in 9 variants with a single BS6 petrol engine option with both manual and automatic transmission.
10) Maruti Suzuki Ertiga
Some cars have been discontinued and deleted according to GNCAP's Top 10 List. Hence, Maruti Suzuki Ertiga MPV ranks 10th on our list of India's 10 Best Safest Cars in India. The best selling Maruti minivan in India costs between Rs 7.59 lakh and Rs 10.13 lakh. In 2019, with 2 airbags, Ertiga has a 3-star safety rating for both adults and children. It comes in 7 variants with a single BS6 petrol engine and manual and automatic transmission. It costs half of the Toyota Innova and doesn't bargain much.
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