7 Safest Cars In India Under 15 Lakhs

    Safest Cars In India
    Safest Cars In India

    Indian consumers in recent years have started to focus on the safety features and rating of a car. This has made companies push towards making safer cars that don’t break the bank. Here are seven such cars that are the safest options under 15 lakhs.

    Note that the rating done by Global NCAP is done on the standard version of the cars.

      1. Mahindra XUV300

        Mahindra XUV300
        Mahindra XUV300

        Rating: 5/5 (adult occupancy) 4/5 (child occupancy)
        Price: Rs 7.94 – 12.29 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi)
        The Mahindra XUV ranks the highest on this list of 7 safest cars under 15 lakhs. Not only that it has the highest combined rating of all Indian cars that have been tested by the Global NCAP. The car comes with 2 airbags and offers a side airbag and electronic stability control system as an option. Lack of 3-point seatbelt on all seating resulted in a 4-star rating for the child occupancy

      2. Tata Altroz

        Tata Altroz
        Tata Altroz

        Rating 5/5 (adult occupancy) 3/5 (child occupancy)
        Price: Rs 5.44 – 8.95 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi)
        The Altroz comes from a company famous for making safe cars and is just ahead of the car next on the list by a hair’s breadth. The hatchback comes with 2 front airbags 4 channel ABS and ISOFIX anchorage. Lack of a latched rear seat backrest resulted in the deduction of points for child safety.

      3. Tata Nexon

        Safest Cars In India: Tata Nexon
        Tata Nexon

        Rating 5/5 (adult occupancy) 3/5 (child occupancy)
        Price: Rs 6.99 – 12.70 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi)

        The first 5-stars rated car in India for adult occupancy, the Tata Nexon is still one of the safest choices. The global NCAP tested version of the Nexon is however the pre-facelift 2018 version as they have not tested the newest model yet. The newer models are made according to the updated pedestrian safety norms in India. The standard for the Nexon is 2 airbags, ABS, EBD and ESC

      4. Mahindra Thar

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        Safest Cars In India: The Ultimate 4X4

        Rating 4/5 (adult occupancy) 4/5 (child occupancy)
        Price: Rs 12.12– 14.17 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi)
        Another Mahindra car on the list, the Thar both looks and is a safe car to be in. Scoring a 4 star on both the adult and child safety, Thar’s weakness was pointed out to be weak thigh and lower leg protection. In terms of safety equipment and features, Mahindra offers front airbags, ABS and ISOFIX anchorage on the standard model

      5. Tata Tiago/Tigor

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        Tata Tiago The Lord Tiago

        Rating 4/5 (adult occupancy) 3/5 (child occupancy)
        Tiago Price: Rs 4.70 – 6.74 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi)
        Tigor Price: Rs 5.39 – 7.49 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi)

        The Tata duo is 5th on the list of the 7 safest cars under 15 lakhs. Lagging behind on the child safety due to missing features like three-point seatbelts and ISOFIX anchorage on the rear seats it was still able to get a decent 3 star. The safety features provided in the base variant are two airbags, ABS, EBD and front seatbelt pre-tensioners.

      6. Renault Triber

        Renault Triber The Safe Budget MPV
        Renault Triber The Safe Budget MPV

        Rating 4/5 (adult occupancy) 3/5 (child occupancy)
         Price: Rs 5.50 – 7.95 Lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi)
        The MPV Triber is the only car by Renault that was able to make it to this list. A decent rating. The Triber lags in chest and knee protection for the driver when compared with the Tata Duo and also gets an average score in the child safety rating due to having no ISOFIX anchorage. The standard version comes with 2 airbags, front seatbelt pre-tensioners and ABS.

      7. Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza

        Safest Cars In India: Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza
        Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza

        Rating 4/5 (adult occupancy) 2/5 (child occupancy)
        Price: Rs 7.34 – 11.40 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi)

        Maruti is known for a lot of things but not for cars that are safe. So it might come as a surprise to see one of its car in a list of safest cars. Well, credit, where it’s due the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, is one of the safest cars you can get for under 15 lakhs. Good rating in adult occupancy but quite a bad performance in the child safety department puts it at the bottom of this list. It does however offer decent safety features such as dual airbags, hill hold assist ABS and ISOFIX anchorage.

    This concludes the 7 safest cars under 15 lakhs that you can purchase. Remember that safety should always be your first priority when you try to find a car to buy as you never know when an accident might occur.

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