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The Best Cars for Women

Manjul Sharma BUYING GUIDE, GUIDES

The past two decades have seen more women progressively joining the workforce and leading independent lifestyles. Resultantly, the popularity of car ownership has grown leaps and bounds among women. Due to the increased demands for women, automakers have been designing cars to suit their needs and desires. Today, we have come up with a list of cars that are highly suitable for women.

Volkswagen Polo

Volkswagen Polo

It won’t be wrong to say that Polo is the perfect fit for you. The ride is fairly high on comfort, and the interior is fairly feature-rich. The power steering, top-notch suspension, smooth gear shift, and even smoother automatic transmission add more luxury to the hassle-free ride experience provided to you by a sophisticated engine. Another facet that you would surely admire, Volkswagen Polo is one of the safest cars given its robust build quality which earned it 4 stars from Global NCAP.

Volkswagen Polo

New car price (Ex showroom)

Used car price (starting)

6.16 lakhs – 9.99 lakhs

4.75 lakhs

Maruti Suzuki Baleno

Maruti Suzuki Baleno

Baleno is quite favourable among women as it seems a perfect combination of comfort and efficiency. Even if we keep an amply roomy boot space of 339 litres aside, the hatchback is more spacious than many costlier sedans. Push start/stop for the engine, and light controls ease off your handling. Its peppy engine paired with an agile CVT transmission make your city driving more convenient, and the manual transmission brings the mileage of 21.01 kmpl in the picture making it a lucrative choice. Moreover, the mild-hybrid variants offer a mileage of 23.87 kmpl.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno

New car price (Ex showroom)

Used car price (starting)

5.98 lakhs – 9.30 lakhs

5.13 lakhs

Hyundai i20

Hyundai i20

A stylish and sleek hatchback with exceptional performance and ride comfort, that’s what the Hyundai i20 is all about. The dash is low-set which allows you fine visibility through the windshield, and the telescopic steering and easy-to-reach light controls are a great add-on to your comfort. A 10.25 touchscreen infotainment system, Bose sound system, and a sunroof among some other luxurious features are riveting to those looking for a feature-rich driving experience. On the performance side, you would find the manual transmission is sufficiently swift and the agility of DCT automatic has been revered by many across India.

Honda City

Honda City

Pride and ride, both have been phenomenally reputable in the case of Honda City for the past 22 years. The nicely crafted sedan is admirably spacious, both front and back seats are designed for satiating body support, and the feature-laden cabin featuring a sunroof and touch-screen infotainment system excessively help your comfort and convenience. Honda City delivers an invincible performance with its i-VTEC engine with both automatic (CVT) and manual transmission, and the top-notch suspension has been pleasing owners for years.

Honda City

New car price (Ex showroom)

Used car price (starting)

10.99 lakhs – 14.94 lakhs

3.48 lakhs

Hyundai Verna

Hyundai Verna

Women have always taken a shine to the fluidic appearance of this chic sedan. Clearly, the Hyundai Verna is one of the most elegant and graceful cars in India. On the inside, the well-proportioned and ventilated front seats, wireless charger, and sunroof are among many captivating features. The spacious and cosy cabin and a hands-free boot opening takes your convenience to the next level. The 7-Speed Dual Clutch Transmission (automatic) paired with a highly refined engine makes your driving smooth, easy, and well-balanced.

Tata Nexon

Tata Nexon

The swanky compact SUV has a lot more than just looks to offer. Tata Nexon holds a 5-star rating from Global NCAP and delivers an immensely soothing ride quality with its refined engine. The suspension smothers bumps with ease. Moreover, a family-friendly boot space of 350L adds convenience to a roomy and feature-rich cabin which is a highly cosy ambience for you. The automatic transmission is sufficiently agile and manual gears are easy to shift. You would find it significantly balanced even at high speeds, and long-distance trips in this reliable car are a joy.

Tata Nexon

New car price (Ex showroom)

Used car price (starting)

7.19 lakhs – 13.23 lakhs

8.15 lakhs

Hyundai Venue

Hyundai Venue

The neatly designed compact SUV has earned a big fanbase soon after its launch. Hyundai Venue is packed to the gills with features and offers you an amply spacious and favourable cabin. Tidy handling due to well-proportioned steering suits pretty well to women as does the suspension that absorbs bumps with agility. While the short-throw shifter of manual transmission feels sporty, the 7-speed DCT automatic substantially smoothens your ride quality.

Skoda Kushaq

Skoda Kushaq

Skoda Kushaq recently made its debut in India and has emerged as a head-turner. While we can’t overlook the reliability and prestige Skoda holds, Kushaq is a class-leading performer on the grounds of ride quality and handling. Its brilliantly crafted suspension promises you marvellous dynamics and the additional joy comes from ventilated front seats. 10.25 touchscreen infotainment, wireless charging, sunroof are among many other premium features. Most automobile enthusiasts have praised the fact that both the automatic transmissions, 7-speed DSG, and 6-speed torque converter are exceptionally smooth, even the 6-Speed manual gets the job done with ease.

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For driving or ride experience, preferences of women don’t dramatically differ from those of men, although statistics suggest, women do focus more on comfort, convenience, and easy manoeuvrability rather than ruggedness and off-roading. As women now are more involved in car ownerships than ever, car manufacturers keep women’s preferences highly considerable while designing their cars. The above-mentioned list will help you a long way in finding the most suitable car for you.


FAQs about Best Cars for Women

Q. Which Hyundai Cars are most suitable for women?

A. Considering the performance, comfort, and handling, Hyundai cars that come across most suitable for women are Hyundai i20, Hyundai Verna, and Hyundai Venue.

Q. Is Skoda Kushaq a safe car for women?

A. Although NCAP testing hasn’t been done on Skoda Kushaq, it features many vital safety features such as Electronic Stability Control, rear parking sensors, and up to 6 airbags.

Q. Does Honda City have a sunroof?

A. Honda City’s 5th generation sports an electric sunroof.

Q. Does the Hyundai Verna have a hands-free boot?

A. Hyundai Verna SX and above variants feature hands-free boot opening.

Q. What is the mileage of Tata Nexon?

A. The ARAI mileage of Tata Nexon is 21.5 kmpl for diesel models, and 17.0 kmpl for petrol models.