One thing that a car-owner should never compromise with is safety. Safety while driving is an extremely important assurance to have. If you are planning to buy a new car, make sure that it is equipped with the best safety features you can afford. Here we bring to you the top 7 safest cars in India.
- Ford Figo
Ford is known for the good safety features it puts in its cars. The Ford Figo has ABS, dual airbags and EBD in its variants Titanium and Titanium Plus. When a crash takes place, the engine falls automatically from the bonnet thus preventing the car from catching fire.
- Volkswagen Polo
Volkswagen, the German auto-maker is known for its great engineering. The Polo from their stable is the smallest car they have and the safety features it offers are really great and put it in a completely different league among its counterparts. The Highline and Comfortline variants have safety features such as EBD, ABS and 2 airbags. The build quality of these cars is so great that both the driver and the passengers are going to enjoy the ride to the fullest.
- Nissan Micra
The Nissan Micra is a perfect choice for those who put a lot of onus on safety rather than luxury. With wonderful safety features, this car is great for families. It is actually one of the safest cars to own in India and is equipped with features such as ABS, EBD, Airbags and Brake Assist. What is great is that the Japanese manufacturer ensures that price and safety come together with this automobile.
- Hyundai i20
Hyundai has always manufactured some great cars which are high on affordability and functionality. So when it comes to safety features too, it is quite expected that it will not lag behind. The i20 is a wonderful hatchback. In fact, it is one of the best hatchbacks in the country. It provides airbags at the cheapest price. When you choose this, you get a complete package that is safe and secure. What’s more, with it you get some additional features which you will only find with premium cars.
- Swift DZire
Based on the Swift hatchback, the Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire is a good car with reliable safety features. Equipped with EBD, ABS AND dual airbags, the boot also provides additional protection in case of a rear end collision.
- Honda City S MT
Honda is another auto-maker known for its consistent performance. This car comes well under Rs 5 lakhs and offers good safety features such as EBD, ABS and front and side airbags. The car is equipped with 3-point seat belts as well.
- Toyota Etios
This is a reliable and comfortable car. If reliability and safety are more important to you than luxurious exteriors and interiors, then this should be a great choice.
India has many cars on the road which offer varied degrees of comfort and safety. It is up to you to choose something that agrees with your aesthetic senses and budget.