This has become a benchmark for other carmakers who are now trying to come up with a rival for Tata Nano.
Maruti Suzuki is one such company that is soon going to launch a new car called Cervo, which would be available in Rs 1.5- to 2.2-lakh price range.
This cheapest car fight has been an ongoing one and there seems no end to it anytime in the future.
While the carmakers slog it out to give you the cheapest of all cheap cars let us take a look at the five cheapest cars currently present in the country.
This is a benchmark in engineering and has very basic features.
The car gives excellent fuel economy and has a very efficient engine.
The car offers a rear-wheel drive with its two cylinders 623 cc engine offering 33ps power.
The engine is a multi-fuel injection petrol type.
It is the first time the car is using a two-cylinder gasoline engine along with a balance shaft added to it.
Tata Nano has features such as crumple zones, intrusion-resistant doors, seat belts, strong seats, anchorages, rear tailgate glass attached to the body of the car and tubeless tyres.
The car is priced between Rs 1,15,361 - Rs 1,72,361 (ex-showroom, New Delhi).
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