The Indian automobile market has seen acute shifts in buyers’ mindsets and preferences when in the market to buy a new car. New car owners in the country want fuel-efficient vehicles and more safety features like airbags in a car. Today, you can easily bring home a vehicle with six or even seven airbags, offering loads of other safety features.
If you are one of those buyers who wants a stylish yet safe car for travel, here is the list of the top 10 cars with 6 airbags in India:
List of Top 10 Cars With 6 Airbags in India
1. Mahindra XUV 300 W8
Mahindra XUV 300 is the safest SUV with the second highest Global NCAP crash test rating to its name. The Mahindra XUV 300’s W8 variant gets 7 instead of 6 airbags, making it a perfect choice if you want a safe compact SUV or a family car. It also has other vital safety features, including child lock, side and front impact beams, roll-over mitigation, corner braking control, front and rear parking sensors and a camera. You can easily get your hands on a brand new XUV 300 W8’s petrol variant for around Rs 11.2 lakhs. The diesel variant is priced at Rs 12.4 lakhs.
2. Honda City ZX
Honda City needs no introduction, whether you are an enthusiast or a casual car buyer. The fifth-gen Honda City ZX, the top-end variant, comes with 6 airbags making it the safest SUV in the Indian market. It also includes all standard safety features like ABS with EBD, SOFIX child seat anchors, parking sensors and a camera. Honda City ZX’s petrol variant starts at Rs 14.05 lakhs, while the diesel variant starts at Rs 15.55 lakhs.
3. Tata Harrier XZ
Tata Harrier is a compelling mid-size 5-seater SUV, and its top-end variant, the Harrier XZ, comes with 6 airbags. Apart from 6 airbags in the car, the Harrier also received a 5-star crash test GNCAP rating so that you can be sure of safe travel. Other safety features include ABS with EBD, Hill Start Assist, Traction Control, and ISOFIX child seat anchors. The Harrier XZ is only available in diesel option and priced at Rs 18.88 lakhs.
4. Hyundai i20 Asta (O)
Hardly any hatchback comes close to honing the premium hatchback title in the Indian market like the Hyundai i20. It is also the best hatchback car with 6 airbags. The i20 Asta (O) variant gets six airbags and a brand-new lightweight architecture made of AHSS steel with 13% better tensile strength. Other safety features include electric stability control, crash sensors, speed alert, hill assist, parking sensors and a camera. The i20 Asta (O) is available in both petrol and diesel option starting at Rs 9.58 lakhs and Rs 10.8 lakhs, respectively.
5. Maruti Suzuki Baleno
Maruti Suzuki Baleno is a popular hatchback in the Indian market. And its Zeta and the Alpha variants come with 6 airbags. Apart from airbags, the two variants also have safety features like electronic stability control with hill hold assist, seatbelt and speed warning, ABS with EBD, child lock and child seat anchors. The Baleno Alpha, being the top-end model, also get cruise control. The Baleno Zeta and Alpha variants are only available in petrol fuel options starting at Rs 8.26 lakhs and Rs 9.21 lakhs, respectively.
6. Skoda Kushaq Style
Skoda Kushaq is one of the safest compact SUV cars with 6 airbags available in the country. It has a 5-star rating in the GNCAP crash test and offers six airbags in its Style variant. You also get all the necessary safety features like a seatbelt and speed warning, child lock, anchor points for a child seat, and speed-sensing door locks. It also features an anti-theft engine immobilizer that stops the engine from starting without the correct key. The Skoda Kushaq Style only comes in a petrol option and starts at Rs 15.68 lakhs.
7. MG Hector Sharp
MG took the Indian 5-seater SUV market by storm when it launched its Hector. It has a bold front look and a stylish interior. As for safety, the top-end model, the MG Hector Sharp, gets 6 airbags. You also get electric stability control, ADAS, hill hold, ABS with EBD, and ISOFIX child seat anchors. Moreover, MG Hector Sharp is available in two fuel options. The petrol version starts at Rs 19.72 lakhs, and the diesel version starts at Rs 20.36 lakhs.
8. Kia Sonet GTX Plus
If you are looking for feature-packed cars with 6 airbags in India, Kia Sonet is the car to have. It is one of the few cars that offer a sunroof even with its mid variants, but 6 airbags only come with the top-end variant – the GTX Plus. Kia Sonet GTX Plus also gets a reverse camera with dynamic guidelines, brake assist, crash sensor, traction control, and ISOFIX child seat mounts. In addition, you get two fuel options with Kia Sonet GTX Plus starting at Rs 12.59 lakhs for petrol and 12.99 lakhs for the diesel variant.
9. Hyundai Venue SX (O)
Hyundai’s compact SUV, the Venue, has quickly become a popular car among buyers. Like its sister car, the Kia Sonet, Venue also offers 6 airbags in its top-end model – the Venue SX(O). You also get warning sounds for handbrake, seat belt, over-speeding and open doors. Apart from that, Venue also gets a rear parking camera with dynamic guidelines, speed-sensing door locks, anti-theft immobilizer, and child lock. The Venue SX(O) petrol starts at Rs 11.92 lakhs, while the diesel version costs around Rs 12.37 lakhs.
10. Toyota Yaris J
Toyota Yaris is a sedan car with 7 instead of 6 airbags in India. It competes directly with the likes of Honda City and Elantra. Besides, you also get other safety features like brake assist, rear parking camera, seatbelt warning, child safety lock, and anti-theft engine immobilizer. The Toyota Yaris J is only available in petrol fuel option, starting at Rs 11.29 lakhs.
That was the list of the top 10 cars with 6 airbags available in India. However, when buying a new car, do not limit safety criteria to just the number of airbags. Before committing to a vehicle, look at and compare crash test ratings, safety sensors and other features.
Safety features and six airbags in cars in India come with an expensive price tag, so buying one for cheaper in the second-hand market makes more sense. Also, to make things more convenient, finance your second-hand car purchase with Tata Capital’s vehicle loans. Tata Capital offers used car loans of up to Rs 50 lakhs and up to 95% of the car’s value. Visit the Tata Capital website to know more.