Top budget cars under AED 50,000
Buying a good budget car in the UAE is nothing less than a tedious task. With so many brands and models available, it becomes difficult for a common buyer to select a car that’s decent in looks, offers routine comfort and convenience amenities, and of course isn't overpriced.
The latest imposition of VAT on auto purchases has raised concerns and enhanced worries for a lot of people in the UAE. However, you can still get your hands on a car that’s decently priced and offers tremendous satisfaction. Here are a few models that might suit your purpose and do not require you to spend a small fortune.
1.Hyundai Grand i10
The Grand i10 is one of the finest choices for buyers on the lookout for a budget-friendly car. With modern and progressive styling, ample amount of storage space, classy interiors and reliable power mill under the hood, it delivers optimum performance and superior fuel economy. The 1.1-litre CRDi diesel engine is good for 72PS. It delivers around 18kmpl of fuel economy. Safety of the passengers is taken care of by features like 4-channel ABS, rear parking assist with camera, a rigid safety structure and a rear defogger.
Price- Starts at AED 37,000
2. Nissan Sunny
As they say, it’s roomy, efficient and fun. We say it’s under budget as well. Its aerodynamic look combined with performance and efficiency-oriented powertrain make it up for an ideal family car. The 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine comes mated to a virtually Xtronic CVT that makes sure performance doesn’t get compromised while restraining the consumption of fuel to the minimum. It returns an approximate fuel economy of 15kmpl. It lets you connect your smartphone with the infotainment system via the NissanConnect technology that makes everything easy to manage. Safety is one of the important aspects that buyers consider when buying a new car and the Nissan Sunny has enough of it. It features six airbags as standard, anti-lock braking system (ABS) with electronic brake-force distribution (EBD) and brake assist (BA).
Price- Starts at AED 47,775
3. Mitsubishi Attrage
An easy-going, lightweight companion that is ideal for small families or couples. Definitely not for the ones who like the flashy design and powerful mills. However, the Mitsubishi Attrage still gets a decent set of features, a practical design and impressive economy. Having a 1.2-litre MIVEC engine under the bonnet mated to an intelligent & innovative vehicle electronic control system III (INVECS-III) CVT, it returns an exceptional fuel economy of around 21kmpl. The standard safety features include dual SRS airbags, front seatbelts with pre-tensioners and ABS with EBD.
Price- Starts at AED 36,645
4. Kia Rio
Next on the list of budget cars is the Kia Rio, comes with fashionable looks, comforting interiors, decent fuel economy and reliable safety aids. It boasts a 1.6-litre engine with 121 PS of power, with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic transmission options. It returns a fuel efficiency of around 15kmpl. It has multiple storage spaces inside and offers multi split-folding rear seat options that enhance practicality when you drive to neighbouring stations. On the safety front, it gets a rigid structure that uses more than 50% advanced high strength steel than the previous model. Additionally, it comes with features like six airbags, rear parking warning, hill start assist, and electronic stability control.
Price- Starts at AED 50,000
5. Mitsubishi Lancer EX
The Mitsubishi Lancer EX is another family sedan that falls under budget. It is visually attractive and has immense comfort and practical amenities inside the cabin. Moreover, it’s a powerful machine with two engine options, 1.6-litre and 2.0-litre, both being mated to CVT for smooth and exquisite driving pleasure. While the fuel economy of the former is around 14.5kmpl, the bigger engine returns around 13kmpl. The Lancer EX comes with a lot of space, comfortable seating and enhanced leg and headroom. A 3.5-inch display for improved visibility and vehicle readouts is also present. The sedan has a RISE (Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution) body which ensures safety by absorbing impact energy. Additionally, it gets ABS with EBD, dual airbags, seatbelts with pre-tensioners and force limiters.
Price- Starts at AED 41,895