As per Statista, more than 4 million cars and passenger vehicles entered Indian roads in 2018. With such a large number of vehicles plying, roads are becoming busier with each passing day.
Driving a sedan or SUV in such heavy traffic conditions is a real pain. Bumper to bumper traffic often makes us wish to fly away in a helicopter. Well, that being not possible in a practical world, we can always pick a car which is more traffic friendly and easy to handle.
Here are our top 7 Best Cars For Dealing With Heavy City Traffic:
1. Grand i10
Hyundai’s hatchback offering is a delight to drive in heavy traffic conditions. Its 1.2-litre peppy engine mated to a 5-speed butter-smooth transmission works wonders in bumper to bumper to traffic. Being small in dimensions, it has one of the smallest turning radius in the segment, helping you to cut from tight corners.
2. Tata Tiago
Tata Motors has literally revamped its fortunes after the launch of Tata Tiago. The latest hatchback offering by Tata has ticked all the right boxes when it comes to city commuting. With great interiors and a Harman audio system, it also offers a smooth riding experience and a powerful engine to beat city traffic.
3. Maruti Suzuki Wagon R
Wagon R is one of the oldest and most reliable hatchback models available in the Indian car market. With its tall boy design, it is one of the most practical cars when it comes to inside space. Its peppy engine and light steering make it one of the most desirable models to consider for city commute.
4, Renault Kwid
Kwid is one of the highest-selling models of Renault. With its sporty looks and two engine options available in 800 cc and 1000 cc; it has become a go-to model for young drivers. Apart from that, it offers great handling and ride comfort in city conditions. It also offers navigation and touch screen for people who are looking for premium features.
5. Maruti Suzuki Swift
Swift is one of the top-selling models of Maruti. Reliability, efficiency and comfort and some of the popular features that Swift owners never get tired to elaborate. Its both Petrol and Diesel engines are most efficient in the class and offer great performance in city conditions. Swift is known for its handling and driving it in heavy traffic is pretty easy.
6. Ford Figo
Figo is a no non-sense hatchback offering by Ford. It is popular for its high performance and great handling. The premium hatchback comes at a great price point with the most powerful diesel engine in the segment. You will never starve for instant pick up or quick overtakes while driving Ford Figo.
7. Volkswagen Polo
If you performance and reliable engineering then Polo is the car you should bet your money on. Polo is pure German engineering offering great engine performance and handling. With its precise steering, it is a breeze to cut Polo through heavy traffic.