10+ Cheapest Cars in the World to buy | Small and Efficient

Nowadays, it is so hard to move around without a car. Today’s car market is expanding rapidly especially in the developing countries. Having your own vehicle allows you to go wherever and whenever you want.  There are various cars available out there in different price range. The priorities for choosing a car includes fuel efficient, good interior and of course the price tag. Do not expect luxury vehicles and super cars here. Scroll down and have a look at the list of Top Cheapest Cars in the World of 2014.
Note: Some of them are discontinued by companies but you can contact dealer to buy second hand.

12. Chery A1 – $6600

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Chery A1 is a super mini-car manufactured since 2007 by the Chinese automaker, Chery Automobile. It is specially built for the Philippines and also marketed in Russia, Turkey and Ukraine. It is equipped with all smart car features and ABS safety feature. The absence of electronic stability control system makes it a cheaper car and also affects its marketing value.

11. Tata Indica – $6500

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Tata is one of the oldest and the biggest automobile manufacturers of India. They introduced Tata Indica eV2 in 2011 and have been one of the best-selling hatchbacks in the country. The silent features of this car are new design steering wheel and attractive interior design. It has a powerful engine which gives the highest mileage of around 19 kmpl on highway and 14.5 kmpl in city.

10. Fiat Palio – $5800

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The Fiat Palio is a powerful hatchback car, manufactured since 1996. It was developed by Fiat Automobiles for developing countries and now marketed worldwide. The latest version of the car was unveiled in October 2011. With a cheap price tag, it is also categorized as a low safety vehicle. Currently, Fiat Auto is developing cheap electric cars scheduled to launch in 2017.

9. Geely HQ SRC – $5800

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The Geely HQ is a hatchback automobile of Chinese Geely automobile. It was the first Geely product launched in February 1998. It is a lift back sedan built for five people. It is based on the 1980 Daihatsu Charade and powered by 16 valve straight inline engine with four cylinders.

8. Maruti Suzuki Versa – $5700

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Maruti Suzuki is one of the best-selling automobile industries in India. The first version of this car was launched in 2001 and the latest version is launched in 2009. Some pros of this car are more sitting place and good interior design. But it has some cons also such as low mileage, poor look and bad exterior design.

7. Geely MR – $5500

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Geely MR is a compact car produced by Chinese automaker Geely automobiles since 2000. It has a 16 valve and 4 cylinder engines and nicknamed as Merrie. It comes in two models, 1.3 liters or 1.5 liters. In 2002, a new version of this car was introduced and known as Merrie MR 303. It has 1342 cc of engine with maximum power of 84 bhp.

6. Hyundai Santro – $5200

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Hyundai entered the Indian automobile industry through Santro and this was an instant hit. It is powered by 1086 cc 4 cylinder engines with maximum power of 63 hp. It has space for five people and gives mileage around 18 kmpl. This car has active intelligence technology for the fuel consumption. This is the winner at this price but there is no attractive interior design.

5. Maruti Suzuki 800- $5000

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The Maruti Suzuki 800 is an Indian vehicle with 796 cc engine. It is considered as one of the best hatchback vehicles in India. More than 3 million cars have been sold since launch (in mid 80s). The success behind this car is its simplicity, reliability and durability. Light weight with high efficiency is some other advantages of this car.

4. Chery QQ – $4800

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Chery QQ is a hatchback city car produced by the Chinese manufacturer Chery automobile. In 2006 the car was renamed to Chery QQ3. Its cheap price with quality has made the car popular in China. It holds the record of the cheapest car of the world till 2008. The car has 800 cc engine which is similar to the Maruti Suzuki 800.

3. Maruti Omni – $4500

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Maruti Omni was the second vehicle manufactured by the Maruti Suzuki. It comes with an 8 seat option and available in six different colors. It is capable of delivering around 10.7 kmpl within the city and approx 14.7 kmpl on the highway. This car also has an engine of 796 cc with maximum power of 32 bhp. Now this is not only a family car but also used as a taxi.

2. Zotye Z100 – $4000

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Zotye is a Chinese automobile manufacturer headquartered in Zhejiang. It was founded in 2005 and owned by the Zotye Holding Group. Zotye introduced their new Z100 model at the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show. This car has a 1.0L four cylinder engines with maximum power of 56 bhp. It is a five door hatchback city car and its design is inspired by the Suzuki Alto. It is also the cheapest car in the Chinese automobile industry.

2. Tata Nano – $2500

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Indian automaker, Tata Motors manufacturers the cheapest car in the world. The Tata Nano is a rear wheel drive vehicle with two cylinder engine. The initial price of the car is INR 100,000 and has been raised due to power windows and booster aided brakes. Some pros of this car are fuel efficient and reliability. However it has some cons also such as use of cheap material and less boot space. Now both diesel and petrol are available in the market. There are three different versions are available in terms of design and model.

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