Top 10 rated cars in India 2018
The year 2018 has seen scintillating for the automobile industry with a bevy of cars hitting the road. With the Indian market appearing enticing, international manufacturers have made huge inroads in the automobile segment and it is the customers who are being pampered with the best and top rated from around the world. The leading monarchs in the industry are raising the excitement with the new launches in every segment popular across the nation. The preceding years has seen a quantum jump in terms of enhanced lifestyle especially in the urban milieu. Consequently, the quality of automobiles has been furthered with a slew of features focussed on safety and comfort. This has spawned an attractive array of cars to opt from and our listing of the top 10 cars in India, segment wise makes your job easy.
Renault KWID wins hands down in the hatchback segment. The car has single-handedly transformed the perspective of vehicles at the entry level. Decked with features, normally offered in vehicles two notches above its segment, KWID has touchscreen infotainment navigation along with in-built navigation. The economical petrol engine and an option of AMT gearbox create an aesthetic value added vehicle.
From the renowned stable of Tata, Tiago garnered much attraction at its introduction christened Zica in the 2016 Auto Expo and the momentum sustained post the launch. It led to a waiting period of 3 months to take possession of the vehicle. Offering an opulent experience at a competitive price, Tiago comes equipped with best of the segment sound systems and extraordinary exteriors. On top of it, the respective petrol and diesel engines are quite refined with the addition of AMT gearbox.
Anybody aspiring to buy a car, a rank above the Tiago, Maruti Swift is your best bet. The third generation offering has come a long way in comparison with its previous version. The new Maruti Swift steals a look with its features and safety aspects. Developed on Suzuki’s lightweight HEARTECT platform, the petrol and diesel versions have the AMT gearbox. There isn’t any change in the engine specifications and as for the fuel efficiency it takes the crown as India’s most fuel efficient diesel car with an awesome mileage of 28.4 km/l.
New Maruti Dzire
Into its third generation, the Maruti Dzire differs from being a customary extension of its predecessor. You will be in for a pleasant surprise on entering this compact sedan, with features like rear-aircon vents, rear armrest and more. Sharing a common platform with the swift, the driving dynamics are similar to the hatchback.
Maruti Vitara Brezza
Ever since its launch in the compact SUV space, the Vitara Brezza is firmly seated at the top. Notwithstanding the delayed introduction with only a diesel version, the vehicle boasts of the standard SUV appearance, a yearning for the buyers in the segment. With a clutch of features inside, the customization options are plenty for the young buyers. As an enhancement, the petrol iteration of the Vitara Brezza is in the offing.
Hyundai Elite i20
The Hyundai Elite i20 seals its place in the premium hatchback segment and is the most attractive of the lot. The robust build quality and appealing features pits it directly against the segment leader Maruti Baleno. The new derivative has cumulatively enhanced an already well performing product.
For practical customers with the priority of space, the Honda Jazz based crossover – the Honda WR-V is an automatic choice. Drawing level with the Jazz when it comes to design, the Honda WR-V has enough space. Its SUV looks can challenge competitors in the sub-compact SUV and the hatchback crossover segment, winning both with regards to interior space. While the diesel variant would best suit the long distance commuters, the petrol version ideally fits for commuting around the city.
New Hyundai Verna
The mid-size Hyundai Verna is as popular as the Honda City and the Maruti Ciaz in the sedan segment. The classic features of the car like electric sun-roof elevates it to a winnable proportion with the ventilated seats are a novelty in the segment.
Our car of choice in the compact SUV category is the Hyundai Creta, giving a tough competition to the Renault Duster. Most of its superior onboard features are absent in its rivals. The Creta is an excellent choice for customers with a preference for compact SUV suited for urban life.
The Compass is the finest in the league of premium compact SUV. An outstanding facet of the SUV is its off-roading capability and its other features easily classifies it into an all-rounder leaving its competitors in the segment far behind. Other aspects like automatic climate control and touchscreen infotainment system complete the luxury quotient of the Jeep Compass.
Our list succinctly sums the top 10 rated cars in India in every segment and guides you in taking a conscious decision in buying the right car.