If you’re not willing to spend too much money on a new car, on this list you will find the cheapest new cars that are affordable for everyone.
While in America and Europe the popular car manufacturers offer cars that will provide as much at the higher price, in Russia, South America and Asia the main goal of the car manufacturers is slightly different – every household to own at least one automobile, no matter it is a model of the new cheap cars and its quality. Even if you live in the center of a city where the public transportation works perfectly, the mobility you can have with your own car is much better and more flexible. Unfortunately, many of us can not afford themselves the luxury to own their own cars.
Buying a four-wheel companion is a very expensive investment which many decide to make, but the selection is very difficult for low-on-budget families that for cheaper solutions. Most of the car manufacturers produce luxurious and expensive models, but there is a group of manufacturers who have a different philosophy: to produce as cheaper cars as they can. The following manufacturers have successfully produced “the cheapest cars ever”, so take a look and find out which ones.
Bajaj RE60 – 1,645€
The title of the cheapest car in the world goes to the model of the Indian company Bajaj Auto RE60, with a price of about 1,645 euro. Small city car, RE60 is based on the platform of so-called motor rickshaw, motorcycle with three wheels, widely spread in India. RE60 is a lightweight urban car (weighing only 400 kg and 2,75m long) and its number 60 comes from the emissions of carbon dioxide by 60 grams per kilometer. This small car is powered by petrol engine of just 200 cc and has 20 horsepower that provide a top speed of 70 km/h, but its developers point out that it is possible to reach the top speed only when the trunk is empty and it has no passengers in it. Its economy is also impressive, considering that on 100 kilometers passed it consumes only three liters of gasoline.
Tata Nano – 1,800€
Tata Motors produces many cheap cars and the Nano was the cheapest car in the world before the introducing of the RE60. It is a small automobile with rear-wheel drive and a top speed of 105 km/h. Tata Nano is 3,1 meters long, 1,5 wide and 1,5 meters high. In India, it is being sold for only 1,800 euro, and the demand is strong despite the many issues that the car has. More specifically, many owners complain that their car got burn without particular reason. This small car is powered by a miniature engine of 624 cubic meters, which is usually the equivalent of one cylinder. It has no air conditioning, no power windows and no steering assist.
Chery QQ 3,500€
This car is manufactured in China and reminds a bit of the Daewoo Matiz. It has been around since 2003 and it was selected as the best Chinese brand in the 2010, and so far, this model had few cosmetic treatments to improve its not-so-appealing appearance. Chery QQ is a five-door hatchback type, a five-speed semi automatic transmission, and it is 3.55 meters long, 1.48 wide and 1.49 high. Its design was created in collaboration between the Chinese manufacturer Chery and Italian design company Fumio design. Chery QQ is priced about 3,500 euro.
Maruti Suzuki 800 3,700€
Maruti Suzuki 800 is another Indian car on this list and it comes with a 796 cc engine, in either 4 or 5-speed manual transmission and with a wheelbase of 2,175 meters. This model was introduced in the mid-80s and to date, it has been sold in nearly three million copies. The Suzuki 800 is a five-door hatchback and it is 3,3 meters long and 1,4 meters wide. Unfortunately, there is no bright future for Maruti Suzuki 800, as it is unable to meet the new standard for emissions that will come soon. However, until then, it will be in the market at a price of 3,700 euro.
Geely MR 4,100€
This car comes also from China and it is very appealing due to its low price. The Geely MR comes in either as a five-door hatchback or as a four-door sedan and either as a 1.3 or 1.5 liter variant. Nicknamed the Merrie, it has a 16-valve and 4-cylinder engine. Its wheelbase is 2,340 millimeters and the car itself is 3,825 millimeters long, 1,670 wide and 1,386 millimeters tall. Geely MR is selling at a price of 4,100 euro.