Car safety has become quite a hot topic these days, as every day more than 441 dead because of the road accident (Data released by the union ministry of transport and highways 2019). This is largely thanks to the Global NCAP for crash testing the Indian market vehicles to check their on-road capabilities. Currently, in the Indian market, only three cars come with a perfect 5-star safety rating from Global NCAP. Although many other cars perform well in the global NCAP. Here are some of the Top safest cars you can buy in India, with a Global NCAP safety rating.
- Mahindra Thar
Recently launched the second generation of Thar, has gain impressive popularity in the Indian market since the launch. You can see predict from the Data the brand has shared and the waiting period which has been increased to 7-8 months now. The Mahindra Thar was crash tested recently at Global NCAP, and despite to be body on frame SUV, it manages to record a 4-star safety rating for both adult and child occupant. Also, the body shell also rated stable. The thar is powered with a two-engine option, 2.0 Liter mStallion petrol unit and 2.2 Liter mHawk Diesel engine unit.
- Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza
Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza currently the only vehicle in the Suzuki Indian line-up which performs extremely well in the crash test at global NCAP. As, it gets a 4-star safety rating for adult occupant and, 2-star rating for the child occupant crash test. Also, the body shell was also rated stable. The Vitara Brezza powered by a 1.5 Liter naturally aspirated petrol engine and also available in mil-hybrid technology for the top automatic variants as well.
- Tata tigor
Despite the most affordable entry-level sedan from the brand, the car is quite safe in comparison with the others in the segment. The Tigor rated as 4-star for the adult occupant and recorded 3-star for the child occupant crash test. Although the body shell rated unstable I.e., the car cannot bear further loading. The tigor offered with a 1.2 liter naturally aspirated engine, which rated as 86 PS of maximum power and 113 Nm of peak torque.
- Tata Tiago
Tata Tiago powered with the same engine and equipped with the identical safety features as in Tata Tigor so it also records the same safety rating as the Tata Tigor gets, I.e., 4-star for adult occupant and 3-star for child occupant crash test.
- Mahindra Marazzo
Mahindra Marazzo is the only 3-row vehicle on the list with an extremely well safest car available in seven-seater. The 3-row MPV has a 4-star safety rating for adult occupant and a 2-star rating for the child occupant seat, which is really low, despite being a home-grown Mahindra car. For the heavy people, the safety rating is quite good and the body shell also rated stable by NCAP. The MPV powered by a 1.5 Liter Turbo diesel unit which burns out 122 PS of maximum power and 300 Nm of peak torque.