- Maruti Suzuki WagonR
The WagonR comes with 2 engine options, a 1.0 ltr petrol engine and a 1.2ltr engine borrowed from the Swift that produces around 83 bhp of power figure. The car comes equipped with 2 airbags, ABS, EBD, speed alarms, defogger, seat belt reminder with load limiters. The ZXI variant includes a 7 inch touchscreen infotaintment unit with Apple-carplay and android auto. Reverse parking sensors are part of the default fitment across the varients. The ex showroom price of the car in Kathmandu is tabulated below.
|WagonR 1.0(VXI-O)||WagonR 1.2(VXI-O)||WagonR 1.2(ZXI)|
|Rs 24,99,000||Rs 25,99,000||Rs 26,99,000|
The Ford Figo is known for the solid build quality, the handling and the service quality. The 3 cylinder 1.2 ltr naturally aspirated petrol engine that produces 96bhp of power. Dual Front Airbags, ABS with EBD, reverse parking sensors, speed alarms are standard. The prices of the Petrol Ford Figo is framed below.
|Ambiente MT||Titanium MT||Titanium BLU||Titanium AT|
|Rs 25,10,000||Rs 28,05,000||N/A, Dealer||32,05,000|
3.) Hyundai Santro
The Hyundai Santro also is a popular and reliable car which is easy to handle especially, within the busy roads of Kathmandu. The Santro comes with a 1.1 ltr petrol engine that gives the power figure of 67 bhp which 1 bhp less than 1.0 engine of the WagonR but still, it is considerable. The price of Santro is listed below.
|Santro ERA||Santro Magna||Santro Sportz||Santro Magna AMT||Santro Asta|
|Rs 23,99,000||Rs 26,56,000||Rs 28,56,000||Rs 29,98,000||Rs 31,56,000|
4.) Volkswagen Polo 1.0
The Volkswagen Polo is a well known premium hatchback. Its reliability and build quality and the comfort has forced people look after it even after a decade. The Polo now comes with a 1.0 engine which is decent enough for good roads and regular city commuter. The prices of the Polo of the varients you should consider are listed down.
|Trendline 1.0||Trendline + 1.0||Comfortline 1.0|
|Rs 29,05,000||Rs 29,50,000||Rs 32,00,000|
5.) Upcoming Tata Tiago
Tata recently launched the facelift for the Tiago. It scored 4 star safety rating for adult occupancy in the Global NCAP. No issues in build quality, but engine is a place where there is a lack in terms of refinement and vibrations in the car is something that creates discomfort in the drivability. The expected price of the car is Rs 25lacs to 35 lacs. this car may be launched at the time of NADA AUTO SHOW.