In the Indian automobile market, the compact car segment is the most crowded one and also the one with the highest volumes. This year, it is going to be bigger with many more cars launching in the segment. Below, we have mentioned a list of six sub-4 meter cars for the buyers this year.
The Datsun redi-GO is based on the successful Kwid that gives it contemporary looks. But, the biggest catch is the price of the vehicle that is expected to cost Rs 2.5 lakh and Rs 3.5 lakh. This vehicle will be launched this month and it will be powered by an 800 cc motor from the Kwid.
This model is just Polo with a notchy boot like in the Dzire. Unlike the Dzire, the Ameo will have high safety with a strong bodyshell. There is quality both in terms of exteriors and interiors. The car comes with the same bold setup as any other Volkswagen model. It has a 1.2 liter petrol engine and a 1.5 liter diesel engine.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS
Due to the increasing number of driving buffs in India, Maruti will come up with a sportier variant of Baleno. The Baleno RS will be carrying a new 1 liter turbo-charged petrol motor that produces a power of 110 PS and a torque of 170 Nm. It comes with BoosterJet motor that can do wonders for Maruti. S
Nexon is an upcoming SUV from Tata that has a wonderful design. It features a 1.5 liter diesel motor that can render a power of 110 PS and a torque of 260 Nm. The Nexon might make its way into the market by the festive season.
Maruti Suzuki Ignis
The Ignis features a boxy setup and it is executed in a futuristic way. It weighs relatively lower and it is powered by an engine as in the Baleno. But, Maruti is expected to introduce a diesel engine that can render 90 PS of power. It will also feature the BoosterJet motor.
Tata Kite 5
Kite 5 is the coupe-type version of Tiago. It has a sloping silhouette that gives it a sporty appeal. It features a similar engine as the Tiago. This vehicle might arrive by the end of the year.