Compact sedans are actually more like a stretched version of the regular hatchback and up to some extent, the fact comes out as true. Even after being same under the skin, their feature loaded approach and extra boot space makes them lot more practical over their hatchback counterparts.
Tata Motors recently launched the new Tigor style back, pricing it from INR 4.71 lakh (base price for petrol model) and creating a wide gap between the next same segment car in India. It comes with both petrol and diesel engine options while gearbox on offer is just a 5-speed manual unit. It definitely comes out as the best car of its segment with 419 liters of boot space.
New Maruti Dzire starts from INR 5.56 lakh for the petrol engine and easily sells 15000 units every month. The brand value of Maruti overtakes all as collaborative sales of even all the compact sedans won't even reach the milestone achieved by Dzire in India. It carries a considerable boot at just 378 liters.
Ford Aspire starts from INR 5,67,500 and carries a powerful 100 HP diesel engine. The 88 HP petrol motor is even one of the most powerful among its segment rivals. Figo comes out to be the only compact sedan that carries 6-airbags in its topmost trim. Aspire's 2491 mm of wheelbase is the longest among all other in the same segment.
Honda Amaze carries a nice 400 liter boot while its refined petrol and diesel engine with leading power values makes it very frugal for everyday use. It starts from INR 5,58,300 and gets the highest starting price for both petrol and diesel engine.
Hyundai Xcent also has a useful 407 liter boot while its petrol engine is quite more powerful than its diesel counterpart. Along with Tiago, it also carries a three cylinder diesel engine. VW Ameo comes out as the most powerful option with 110 HP and 250 Nm of torque from its diesel engine. It carries a small 330 liter boot while claims the biggest 45 liter fuel tank among all other cars on the list.