Forget about 90s kids as the next generation is all set to take over the world. First set of kids born in the new millennium 2000 are set to turn 18 and will now be eligible for driving around. As we wish safe and good driving habits, here’s the list of top cars one should buy for the best first time driving experiences. The new generation now gets new generation cars which support their requirement of music and mobile connectivity and many also get infotainment system. Here are the top affordable cars for first time buyers.
Maruti Suzuki Ignis was built targeting the young millennials and the car was also launched at concert by Axwell. The fresh looks of the car along with the idea of personalization have been the key reasons why it is the one of the best cars for first time car users. Compact in size and a decent powerful engine will help the new driver to boost his confidence in traffic. Maruti Suzuki Ignis also available in AMT and we believe the next generation is going to prefer automatic cars over manual with the constant rise in traffic.
Hyundai Grand i10 is another good looking hatch that matches the sharp thinking and quickness of the young generation. The car received a major facelift in 2017 and now looks aggressive with modern technology onboard. Hyundai Grand i10 is offered with two engines, a new 1.2 litre diesel and a 1.2 litre Kappa petrol unit. Both engines are mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox, however, the petrol engine is also offered with a four-speed automatic unit. The infotainment system supports both Apple Car Play and Google Android Auto and overall Grand i10 is a fun car to drive.
Sold as SUV, Mahindra KUV100 NXT is nice compact car and costs less than Rs 5 lakh. KUV100 NXT gets gets refreshed front and rear bumper and extra cladding n the fog lamp cluster. The revised front grille on the new Mahindra KUV100 has been inspired from the Mahindra Scorpio and makes the car look a bit more aggressive and a bit longer.For a first time buyer, Mahindra KUV 100 is spacious, good looking and gives a SUV stance that enhances the road confidence.
Ford Figo S hatchback is another good first time buy it is an affordable, reliable and fuel efficient car. The Figo already had a design that exhibited traits like sportiness and fun to drive. With these new additions, it has further enhanced the aforementioned factors by a considerable margin. Infotainment system is huge miss on the Ford Figo, however, we expect the next update on the car to fix that.
Tata Tiago has helped Tata Motors to improves its sales in 2017 and is indeed another good hatchback to drive. The car looks good and has enough space for a comfortable seating. Addition of the AMT gearbox on theTiago will also seek more first time buyers.
Renault Kwid has been a successful car for the company in India and introduction of 1.0L engine along with the AMT option and then the Renault Kwid Climber variant has seen it attracting the young crowd. The top variants of the car gets infotainment system that supports navigation and Bluetooth. Affordable price and decent space are two key USP of the car.
To appeal to first time car buyers, Maruti Suzuki has introduced the Celerio X. The car is based on the Celerio although the bumpers have been updated to a more contemporary tough looking theme, the extended grill on the bumpers lips features an X pattern on black plastic. While the slight flaring to the wheel arches and cladding give it a slightly more dynamic stance. Inside, the CelerioX features new all black interiors with white accents complementing the exterior. The black seat trims are spiced with Orange accents to heighten the sporty character of the vehicle. The car gets no mechanical changes.
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