Indian buyers are fast becoming conscious of safety features in their cars. If you are looking for a diesel sedan which doesn’t cost you a fortune yet offers you and your family essential safety features, we have a list of cars just for you.
We’ve picked three cars which offer the best blend of safety and affordability for you. This list includes the Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire, the Toyota Etios and the Hyundai Verna along with a list of all other cars, their prices and safety features. So, without further ado, let’s jump straight into the listing.
Cheapest diesel compact sedan
Maruti New Swift Dzire ZDI
Price: Rs. 7.35 lakh
The Swift Dzire is a popular car among buyers thanks to its brand image but it also tops are list when it comes to offering safety at an affordable price. Not only does the Dzire come equipped with ABS, EBD and 2 airbags but it also comes with features like AC, Climate Control, 4 power windows and adjustable Seats. Other gadgetry on offer include an IPod Dock, steering mounted audio controls, music system with single CD changer and 6 speakers. Also read: 2011 Maruti Suzuki Swift video review
Cheapest diesel sedan
Toyota ETIOS D-4D VD
Price: Rs. 7.76 lakh
The Toyota Etios VD variant it the cheapest diesel sedan that offers the safety features which allow it to qualify as a safe car. It comes with ABS, EBD, 2 airbags, AC, 4 power windows, music system with single CD changer, a phone charger and 4 speakers. It is a practical option for those who need the 595 litre boot and feel that a compact sedan like the Dzire will not be spacious enough for them. Also read: Toyota Etios VX petrol road test
Diesel Sedan with most airbags
Hyundai Fluidic Verna 1.6 CRDi SX (O)
Price: Rs.10.53 lakh
The Hyundai Verna is known for its aggressive looks and long feature list but it is also the car with the maximum safety features, this side of Rs.11 lakh. It comes with ABS, EBD, 6 airbags and all round disc brakes! This makes it the safest car in our list. It also comes with other features like AC, climate control, 4 power windows, adjustable seats, parking sensors, power steering, tilt steering, tachometer, rear defogger, digital fuel indicator, Bluetooth, steering mounted audio controls and more! Read more: 2011 Fluidic Hyundai Verna video review
These were our top three picks, but there are other cars that may make more sense to you as a buyer and may cater to your needs better. So, here’s list of all diesel cars under Rs.11 lakh and the safety features they offer:
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