Top 5 Safest Cars Under Rs. 7.0 Lakh - Ex-Showroom
For a safety-conscious buyer like yourself, even with a budget of Rs. 7.0 lakh (ex-showroom), you can get yourself a pretty well-loaded car with a 3-5-star safety rating. Here are all the cars that meet this criteria.
1. Tata Punch
The Tata Punch is the top scorer in the list with 16.44 points out of 17 for adult safety and 40.89 out of 49 for child safety. The final star rating of the Punch stands at 5 stars for the adult and 4 for child safety.
It has only 1 engine option and 4 variants with a manual transmission and top 3 with an automatic. However, only the lower 2 variants cost less than Rs. 7.0 lakh (ex-showroom).
2. Tata Altroz
The Tata Altroz scored 16.13 points out of 17 in adult safety for a star rating of 5 stars and 29 out of 49 for child safety and a rating of 3 stars.
The Altroz has petrol-manual, petrol-automatic, turbo petrol-manual and diesel-manual powertrain options. Again, only the lower 2 with petrol-manual powertrain cost less than Rs. 7.0 lakh (ex-showroom).
3. Tata Tiago
The Tata Tiago is 3rd on this list with an adult safety score of 12.52 out of 17 and a child safety score of 34.15 out of 49. The final start rating for this car stands at 4 for adults and 3 for child safety.
The Tata Tiago is available with a petrol-manual, petrol-automatic, CNG-manual and electric-automatic powertrain options. Most of them cost Rs. 7.0 lakh or less.
4. Tata Tigor
Just like the Tiago, the Tigor also has identical scores of 12.52/17 and 34.15/49 for adult and child safety, respectively. For simplicity, GNCAP gave it an adult rating of 4 stars and child safety rating of 3 stars.
It has the same powertrain options as the Tiago hatchback but only lower 3 petrol-manual variants cost less than Rs. 7.0 lakh.
5. Renault Kiger
The Renault Kiger scored 12.34 out of 17 in adult safety and 21.05 out of 49 in child safety in the GNCAP crash tests. The final rating of the Kiger is 4 stars for adult safety and 2 for child safety.
Again, only the lower 2 variants of the Kiger normal petrol-manual powertrain meet the Rs. 7.0 lakh budget criteria.
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