Indians and safety do not go hand in hand often. The Indian car market does not even have a minimum safety requirement for the vehicles. However, there are a few manufacturers who do offer cars with six airbags cars in India and they are quite affordable. Which cars are these? Let’s find out.
Price starts at Rs. 6.01 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi
The Ford Figo is the cheapest vehicle that you can get in India with six bags. The hatchback offers the six airbags only with the top-end Titanium+ variant. It is available with both petrol and diesel engine options. The Ford Figo is known for its powerful diesel engine in the market. The car will receive a facelifted version this year but the safety specifications are expected to remain the same as the current vehicle.
Hyundai Elite i20
Price starts at Rs. 5.88 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi
Hyundai was one of the first manufacturers to offer 6-airbag package in the segment. Hyundai launched a refreshed version of the popular Elite i20 in India and it continues to offer 6 airbags with the top-end variant. The 6 airbags are available with both petrol and diesel engine options in India. Hyundai also offers a crossover version of the car in India in the form of Active i20 and it also gets six airbags in the top-end version.
Ford Figo Aspire
Price starts at Rs. 6.16 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi
The sedan based on the Figo hatchback also gets a six airbags version in India. The Figo Aspire is the only sub 4-meter compact sedan that gets six airbags as an option in India. The car gets six airbags only with the top-end variant though.
Price starts at Rs. 8.63 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi
The sub 4-meter compact SUV that made the segment popular offers a high level of safety in India. The EcoSport was recently updated in India and it now comes with an all-new petrol engine. The safety net remains same as the older version of the vehicle. The sub 4-meter compact SUV continues to offer 6 airbags in India. It is the only compact SUV in the market that offers as many as six airbags in India.
Price starts at Rs. 8.72 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi
Hyundai continues to offer six-airbags as an optional equipment throughout its range placed above the Elite i20 in India. the Verna offers six airbags as an optional equipment and the feature is only available with the top-end variant of the sedan. The Hyundai Verna is quite popular in the Indian market and even tops the sales chart in the segment more than often.
Price starts at Rs. 9.67 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi
The legendary Honda City is known for its premium and classy features. It is a sedan that most people connect with status. The Honda City is another sedan from the segment that offers as many as 6 airbags in the top-end variant. The top-end version, which is available with 6 airbags is offered in both petrol and diesel engine options.
Expected price starting at Rs. 8.75 lakh
Toyota will soon launch the much-awaited Yaris in the segment and it will get many first-in-class features. The Yaris sedan will also offer top-notch safety and will come with 6 airbags. The Yaris will only be available with a petrol engine in the Indian market and will compete with the likes of Hyundai Verna, Honda City and Maruti Ciaz in India.
Expected price starting at Rs. 6.2 lakh
Ford will launch the Figo based Freestyle crossover hatchback in India next month. The crossover-hatchback gets masculine attributes and looks quite good. Ford will introduce an all-new 1.2-litre Dragon petrol engine with the upcoming Freestyle in India. The crossover-hatchback will get six airbags when it is launched.