Earlier when cars were not a preferred mode of transport in India; however, with the income of each family increasing each year, the number of people who can afford a car have risen. A car from being a luxury has changed to be a necessity today; this, in turn, is one of the main reasons for the increase in demand for cars suitable for teenagers and beginners. So, what exactly determines if a car is suitable for teenagers or beginners?
Top 7 Best Car for Teens and Young Drivers in India
Most of the experts recommend that best suitable car for teenager or beginner would have comparatively low engine displacement, low overall dimension, high mileage, and better performance. Based on these factors, here is a list of 2019 seven best cars recommended for teenagers and beginners in India.
7. Fiat Punto
Fiat Punto unlike most of the cars come with exceptional quality and features. This car comes with an 1172 cc engine that is designed to deliver a maximum power output of 67 bhp at 6000 rpm.
The efficiency offered by Punto is 15 Kmpl to 20 Kmpl and this is quite a decent mileage when compared with the type of power the engine offers. Punto is available in Diesel and Petrol version and the maximum power of 67.1 bhp. The car is available in a 5 speed manual transmission. Talking about the top speed, the car has a top speed of 155 Kmph and the boot space of 280 litres. Lastly, the overall dimensions of the car are 3989 x 1687 x 1525 mm with a ground clearance of 195 mm. Apart from this, the car you can buy from 4.88 lakhs and the maximum price of the car is Rs 7.54 Lakhs.
Price – INR 5.3 lakhs /- approx
6. Renault Kwid
Renault Kwid is one of the best cars recommended for beginners and teenagers as it comes with 799 cc engine that is coupled to a 5-speed gearbox. This car has an overall kerb weight of 660 kg and has a ground clearance of 180 mm.
The fuel economy of Renault Kwid is between 23.01 Kmpl to 25.17 Kmpl. This all depends on the model your purchase. Also, the automatic version is available in this car. The maximum power that the car can generate is 53.3 bhp. The car has a total boot space of 300 litres. In terms of overall dimensions, the car has dimensions of 3679 x 1579 x 1513 mm. Coming to the final point, its price starts from 2.79 lakh and it goes up to Rs 4.72 Lakhs.
Price – INR 2.8 lakhs /- approx
5. Hyundai Eon
Hyundai Eon, when compared to other cars, comes with a slightly different style, this car has a comparatively lower dimension that makes this car one of the smallest car available on the Indian market today.
The engine capacity of the car is 814 c and the second engine option available is 998 cc. In addition to this, the mileage offered by the car is between 20 Kmpl and 21 Kmpl. The only petrol variant is available for Hyundai Eon and the power generated by the car is 55.2 bhp. The standard transmission that comes with the car is 5 speed manual. Talking about the top speed, it is 135 Kmph for the car. Total boot space in Hyundai Eon is 215 litres. The ground clearance of the car is 170 mm and the dimensions are 3496 x 1550 x 1500 mm. The car price starts at Rs 3.37 lakhs and the top variant costs Rs 4.71 Lakhs.
Price – INR 3.4 lakhs /- approx
4. Honda Brio
If you are looking for a stylish car for a teenager or beginner, then Honda Brio is what you should consider purchasing in the first place. This car comes with an 1198 cc engine coupled to a 5-speed gearbox.
Honda Brio is also available in an automatic variant the mileage offered by the automatic variant is 16.5 Kmpl whereas the mileage offered by the manual variant is 18.5 Kmpl. In addition to this, you get only the petrol version in the car. It should also be noted that the car can generate 86.6 bhp of power. Talking about the top speed, the car can touch the speed of Rs 145 Kmph. In terms of dimensions, the car has dimensions of 3610 x 1680 x 1500 mm with a ground clearance of 165b mm and boot space of 175 litres. The starting price of the car is Rs 4.82 Lakhs and the top model of Brio costs Rs 6.9 Lakhs ex-showroom.
Price – INR 4.8 lakhs /- approx
3. Volkswagen Polo
Volkswagen Polo comes with a 1.2 litre 4 cylinder engine that is designed to deliver a maximum power of 73 bhp at 200 rpm. Unlike most of the 1000 cc cars, this car delivers a maximum fuel efficiency of around 20 km/litre making it comparatively a better choice for beginners.
Apart from the details listed above, Volkswagen Polo also comes with a 999 cc engine. You get petrol and diesel engine in this car and both are available in automatic and manual variants. The gearbox is really smooth. The maximum power generated by the engine is 73 bhp and this helps the car in achieving the speed of 165 Kmph. The 7-speed transmission helps the same. Talking about the dimensions, the car has dimensions of 3971 x 1682 x 1469 mm with a total ground clearance of 165 mm. The booth space in the car is of 280 litres. Volkswagen Polo starts at a price of Rs 5.75 Lakhs and the top model starts at Rs 9.7 Lakhs.
Price – INR 5.7 lakhs /- approx
2. Maruti Suzuki Swift
Maruti Suzuki Swift has been on the market for a very long time; however, the all-new Maruti Suzuki Swift comes with a comparatively small overall dimension. This car has an 1197 cc Petrol engine that is designed to offer a maximum fuel efficiency of 22 Kmpl and a maximum power of 91.8 bhp.
There is also a diesel variant available in the car which has a capacity of 1248 cc. In addition to this, the mileage offered by the diesel engine is over 28 Kmpl. Apart from this, the car is available in automatic transmission and manual transmission. Talking about the top speed and dimensions, the top speed of the car is 120 Kmph and the dimensions are 3840 x 1735 x 1530. The ground clearance of Swift is 163 mm and the boot space in this car is 268 litres. The price of the swift starts at Rs 4.99 Lakhs and it goes up to Rs 8.83 Lakhs.
Price – INR 5 lakhs /- approx
1. Maruti Suzuki Alto K10
Maruti Suzuki Alto K10, as you know, is one of the smallest cars in India that comes at a cheap price and is designed to navigate through rough Indian traffic with ease. Alto K10 comes incorporated with a 998 cc engine and is known to offer a maximum fuel efficiency of 24 Kmpl.
The Alto K10 also comes in CNG variant which offers a mileage of 32 Kmpl. In addition to this, you get an automatic version for the car as well. Talking about the power, the engine can generate 67.1 bhp of power and it has a top speed of 145 Kmph. The dimensions of Alto K10 are 3545 x 1490 x 1475 mm with a ground clearance of 160 mm and boot space of 177 litres. The Alto K10 starts at Rs 3.56 Lakhs and the top variant is at Rs 4.4 Lakhs.
Price – INR 3.6 lakhs /- approx
All the cars listed above come with an overall dimension that is comparatively small, which makes it suitable for teenage drivers and beginners. If you are looking for such cars, you will not regret purchasing a car from this list.