Since 2014, car safety is a matter of significance which is driving attention by the Global NCAP campaign and till now 25 mass-market models and version manufactured and sold in India has been tested. So let us find out which car came at the top. So, given below is the list of the safest cars which was tested by Global NCAP and are under INR 10 lakh-

Tata Nexon

From NCAP, Tata’s compact SUV- Tata Nexon currently achieved a four-star rating i.e. 13.56/17 for adult occupancy and got a three-star rating for child occupancy i.e. 15/49. After this rating, all the variants of the models were upgraded including the seat belt reminder for front passenger and the driver making the compact SUV pass the UN95 side-impact protection necessities making the Tata Nexon first made-in-India car to spawn a five-star rating,


Hooking up with the score of 16.06/18 in adult occupancy. Global NCAP rated the body shell integrity of Tata Nexon as ‘stable’ which provides good safety to the head and neck of the passenger and driver. All the versions of the Tata Nexon comes with ABS as standard and two airbags and the Isofix child seat is only available with the top-spec XZ+ and XZA+ trim only.

Mahindra Marazzo

Mahindra Marazzo is the first made-in-India MPV to achieve this rating and did very much better than the Chevrolet Enjoy and Renault Lodgy. The score of the Marazzo MPV for adult occupancy is 12.85/17 and for child safety,

The score is 22.22/40 (2 stars) due to the safety kits present in the cars. Now the price of Mahindra MPV is between Rs 9.99 lakh to Rs 13.90 lakh but the cost will increase in January 2019, making it worth more than Rs 10 lakh.

Toyota Etios Liva

Toyota Etios Liva was tested back in 2016 and was among the very few models which achieved the four-star rating i.e.

13/16 for adult safety in its first crash test and two-star rating i.e. 20.02/49 for child safety. Later it was updated with extra safety kits.

Tata Zest

When tested for the first time, Tata Zest got a zero-star rating. But it was given a second opportunity in which Tata updated the compact sedan which was again crash-tested in 2016.

This time, the model achieved the four-star rating i.e. 11.15/17 in adult safety and two stars i.e. 15.52/49 in child safety. It firstly came with less tool kits but later the tool kit was upgraded.

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza

The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza achieved four-star rating i.e. 12.51/17 for adult safety and two-star rating i.e. 17.93/49 for child safety because the child dummy was injured during the test in the latest round of Global NCAP crash test.

The Isofix anchorages was not up to the mark as expected by the Global NCAP. all the variants of Brezza contains the upgraded safety kit.