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Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Top 10 Small Cars in India

Maruti Suzuki Swift

The Maruti Suzuki Swift is an elegant upgrade for small car owners and the price of the car makes it incredible value for money. The Swift is extremely enviable, fun to drive, and super cool. The Maruti Suzuki Swift LXi, VXi and LDi models range from Rs.4,17,000 - 4,78,000, however, the higher end models can cost up to Rs.6 lakh.

Chevrolet Aveo U-VA
The Chevrolet Aveo U-VA offers outstanding comfort and great fuel efficiency. Abundantly spacious and powerful U-VA comes with a host of cool and captivating features while offering great driving experience. The 1.2, 1.2 LS range from Rs.4,24,000- 4,68,000, meanwhile the 1.2LT and 1.2 LT go up to Rs.5.5 lakh.

Hyundai i10
The wide and smart i10 is fun to drive, but is slower than the Santro in a straight line. This small car steals the hearts of many car aficionados with its dazzling design. i10 is available in two major choices: iRDE and Kappa. The price starts at Rs 3,41,000.

Tata Indica Vista
Whan Tata launched the Indica in 1998, the model was hit by some flaws and was infamous for breaking down. Later, the carmaker came up with an improved version in the form of Indica V2 and the Xeta. Built on a completely new platform, the all new, facelifted Indica Vista sports superior interiors, better quality, and improved performance. Prices range from Rs 3,53,000- Rs.4,99,000.

Maruti Suzuki A-star
Produced exclusively in India, the Maruti Suzuki A-star is an elegant car with low and wide grille, large bonnet, and eye-shaped headlights. Highlights of this stunner include a spacious cabin with an aero-dash and well integrated audio system. Price starts from Rs. 3,48,000 for the LXi to Rs.4,14,000 for the Zxi.

Hyundai Getz Prime
The Getz Prime looks like a curvaceously redesigned Getz and is being vaunted as India’s first car that can be called 'truly global.' The Getz Prime offers an estimated fuel efficiency of 12/15 kmpl (city/highway). In short, the Getz Prime is a unique blend of sophistication, performance, lavish space, and implausible comfort. The prices start from Rs 3,80,000.

Fiat Punto Grande
The first child of the Fiat-Tata alliance was the Punto Grande. Based on the same platform as the Linea, the Grande Punto is an attractive and spacious car. The car is preceded with 'Grande' to indicate its larger size. The marque claims the interior epitomises Italian design. Prices range from Rs.3,99,000 for 1.2 Petrol (Active) to 6,11,000 for the 1.3 Diesel (Emotion PK).

Maruti Suzuki Zen Estilo
Replacing the era of the old Maruti Suzuki Zen, the Estilo was launched with roomier interior and a powerful engine. Built on a Monoform Aerodynamic design that allows it to zoom through air current, this trendy and smart car has an ergonomic interior, too. The all new 2009 Estilo comes with the KB10 series, 998cc, 3-cylinder petrol engine. Prices for the new Estilo range from Rs.3,12,000 to Rs.3,96,000 for the Estilo VXI with ABS.

Chevrolet Spark
A come-back vehicle to the long forgotten Matiz, the Chevrolet Spark is handsome, sturdy, and sports solid looks. The most arresting feature in the Spark is its eccentric interior layout with an elegantly designed instrument panel placed in the center of the dashboard. The starting price tag is from Rs.3,25,000.

Hyundai Santro Xing
Definitely one of the most sought-after cars in India, the Hyundai Santro is known for its tempting look, superb handling, and well-appointed interiors. Available in nine variants, Santro Xing is built on eRLX 'active intelligence' technology engine that churns out remarkable power and performance. The starting price tag is Rs. 2,56,000, which can go upto Rs.3,97,000.