Tata Tiago in the segment of starting hatch is quite appealing in terms of the exterior as well as interior and is bold, strong, appealing and offers good fuel economy. Tiago offers a splendid balance between ride and handling due to its engine which can generate power up to 84bhp, efficient suspension and responsive steering. It comes with a grey and black cabin, comfortable seats, steering mounted control, USB compatibility, enough legroom, headroom, storage space, TATA’s ac and Harman music system with 8 speakers which makes it pleasing and comfortable. It has a suspension that greatly filters the bad roads and the dual drive mode makes this car more fun to drive. The price of Tiago ranges from 3.4 lakh to 6.05 lakh.
Tigor is a compact sedan build on Tiago platform. Tigor comes with a bold grille and aggressive bumpers, double barrel projector headlamps and clear lens-LED taillamps (which is first in the segment). In terms of interior, it gets its look quite similar to Tiago but hosts some extra features like touchscreen infotainment system with Mirrorlink, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, climate control, 50mm more wheelbase, rear AC vent, rear bench seats get a flip down hand rest with two cup holders. It is fitted with a 1.05-litre turbocharged diesel engine which churns 69bhp of power and 140Nm of torque. Tiago is easy to drive and offers much responsive driving compared to Tigor with a responsive clutch and well-weighted gear shift. The price of Tigor ranges from 5.23 lakh to 7.38 lakh.
Hyundai i10 is one among the finest diesel hatches available in India. The i10 from inside is well known for smart fit and finish from inside, dynamic aesthetics well equipped with 7-inch touchscreen unit with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, single zone climate control, multifunctional steering wheel, cooled glovebox etc. On the aspects of safety, i10 comprises features like electrically foldable and adjustable ORVMs, push-button start, rear parking camera with sensors, tilt and telescopic steering, dual front airbags and ABS with EBD as standard across the range. The Hyundai i10 comes fitted with 1.2 U2 CRDi Diesel engine which churns a power of 74 bhp @ 4000 rpm and generates torque of 190 Nm @ 1750 rpm and is mated with a five-speed manual transmission. The price of diesel engine i10 ranges from 6.11lakhs to 7.65 lakhs (Ex-Showroom Delhi).
Maruti Suzuki Swift
The new Swift finds the bold and aggressive look as a result of body coloured bumper with fine air dam running over, round fog lamps at both ends of the air dam. Smooth body structure and uniform roofline make Swift look stylish and appealing. On the inside, it gets 7-inch touchscreen infotainment unit with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, automatic climate control, a reverse camera, six-speaker audio system, height adjustment for the driver’s seat, keyless entry and push-button start. On aspects of safety Swift comes equipped with features like dual airbags, ABS with EBD, and engine mobiliser, ISOFIX child seat anchors etc.Maruti Swift Diesel comes fitted with a 1.3-litre engine that puts out 75PS and 190Nm and is mated with 5-Speed Manual as well as Automatic transmission. The price of diesel Swift ranges from 5.99 Lakhs to 8.76 Lakhs.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno
Based on performance, affordability and accessibility Baleno is one among Best hatches under 10 lakhs. It is one among most dynamic hatches, in the segment. Baleno has a bold, dynamic and stylish appearance on Indian roads these days and is successful in seeking the attention of customers of all age groups. It has front mesh grille with a chrome bezel and a larger and sportier front bumper with air-dams and fog lamps on the lower side. The sideline of the car is smooth and attractive, the descending widow glass, noticeable beltline, flared wheel curves and marginally inclining rooftop to add to the general intrigue. On the inside, Baleno comes equipped with 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, automatic climate control, passive keyless entry system with push-button start and on the aspects of safety it comes with features like dual front airbags, ABS with EBD and ISOFIX child seat anchors, reverse parking sensors and a rearview camera etc. The Baleno is fitted with a 1.3-litre diesel engine (75PS/190Nm) mated to a 5-speed manual transmission as standard. The price of Maruti Baleno diesel ranges between 6.64 Lakh and 8.65 Lakh.