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The numbers of vehicles are increasing day by day in India. Our cities are getting clogged by traffic. We often have to encounter stop-Go traffic and maneuver through busy city streets, which make the conditions even worse. What we need in these circumstances are vehicles that are convenient to drive and offer a hassle free commute while keeping the maintenance costs down. Keeping the above thing in mind we have prepared a list of top 5 cars that are happy to be driven around in the city traffic and are practical enough to meet your daily commuting needs. Also Read - IPL 2020 Playoffs Qualification Scenario: How Can CSK, RR, KXIP, SRH Still Finish Top Four
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Hyundai Grand i10
Hyundai Grand i10 is one such car which offers practicality combined with a plethora of comfort features. Originally launched to replace the i10 it soon became popular with those who were looking for a more premium option. It is a smart looking car both on the outside as well as on the inside. It comes with segment first rear-air con vents and offers a boot capacity of 256 litres. The engine line-up of the Grand i10 consists of a 1.0 litre and a 1.2 litre petrol engine along with 1.1 litre diesel engine. All these engines are well-refined and offer a smooth drive be it in the city or out on the highway. Making things further convenient is a 4-speed automatic gearbox which is available with the 1.2 litre petrol variant, while the other two engines are paired to a 5-speed manual gearbox. Also Read: Hyundai Grand i10 20th Anniversary Edition launched in India at INR 5.68 lakh
Maruti Suzuki Swift
Second in line comes the Maruti Suzuki Swift. This vehicle has always been cherished by the Indian buyers. Since its inception the Swift has undergone various upgrades both mechanically as well as aesthetically and each one has turned out to be a great success. It offers good cabin space and is easy enough to be driven through city traffic. The later is due to well engineered engine line-up which consists of a 1.2 litre K series petrol and a 1.3 litre multi-jet diesel engine. The only major drawback of the swift has been its small boot capacity and that it is a little difficult to be driven in narrow lanes due to its broad exterior characteristics. Also Read: Spied: 2017 Suzuki Swift spotted testing in France
This new boy from Tata is yet to make its mark on the industry. Although looking at its characteristics and the features that it offers, it looks like a sure shot success. It offers good quality interiors and comes loaded with creature comforts in abundance. There are about 32 cubby holes scattered around its cabin along with this it offers a boot capacity of 242 litre. It is powered by Tata’s latest series engines. The petrol Tiago gets a 1.2 litre Revotron unit whereas the diesel variant gets a 1.5 litre Revotroq engine. The engines offer fuel efficiency figures of 23.84kmpl and 27.28kmpl respectively. Also Read: Tata Tiago waiting period increases as customer demand shifts towards petrol cars.
The Honda Brio is no doubt a driver friendly car by all means. Its small exterior characteristics help it wade through congested city traffic and narrow lanes. But this does not mean that it lacks space on the inside. The brio is adequately spacious and can seat a family of 5 easily. The brio is currently powered by a 1.2 litre i-VTEC petrol motor only. Brio lacks in certain areas such as its lackluster dashboard layout and the unavailability of a diesel engine. These things are to be sorted out in the soon to be launched facelift model which is expected to be launched during the festive season this year. Also Read: 2016 Honda Brio production commences: launching soon
Ford provided this Figo with a makeover last year and it must be said the American manufacturer has done quite a commendable job with it. With its all new exterior and interior profile the Figo looks a lot more attractive than before. The Figo is powered by two petrol and a diesel engine. The petrol engine line-up includes a 1.2 litre Ti-VCT and a 1.5 litre Ti-VCT engine. The diesel variant gets a 1.5 litre TDCI engine. The 1.5 litre petrol motor churns out 112bhp which makes it the Figo the most powerful hatchback in its segment. It is also first in the segment to come equipped with a six-speed DSG gearbox.