Since the start of the automobile industry in India, many customers and manufacturer have focused their minds on making the most affordable, most fuel-efficient car. However, no one thought safety features as an integral part of the car to attract customers. However, still, not many manufacturers consider these features as crowed pullers so don’t offer the advanced safety features in their vehicles but only consider going towards more fuel economy one. But things are now slowly moving towards the safety of the passenger on board, as many advanced safety features that were only available in global markets are making their way in the Indian market with more affordable ones as well. One such modern-day safety feature is the Tyre pressure monitoring system. So, here are the affordable cars with TPMS under Rs 15 lakh: –

  1. Nissan Magnite

Last year Nissan India added the most affordable compact SUV in the Indian market named as Magnite. It was back then retailed with an introductory price of Rs 5.50 lakh ex-showroom onwards. Nissan Magnite offered the Tyre pressure monitoring system in the top end trim XV premium-priced at Rs 7.68 lakh ex-showroom. However, the TPMS available with Magnite only is limited with deflation condition and checking only low-pressure figures. Although, it doesn’t show the real-time figures but it’s a great initiative and thing will soon be getting better towards safety features.

  1. Hyundai I20

Last year Korean manufacturer upgraded its vehicle line-up which includes premium hatchback classic I20 and Mid-Size SUV Creta. Last year New-generation I20 was introduced which gets a more advanced feature list that also includes safety feature like TPMS. The system is offered from Mid-trim sports, costs Rs 7.69 lakh and onwards. The offered system in I20 comes with a fully-fledged one that shows real-time pressure figures.

  1. Ford EcoSport

The sole vehicle from the American manufacture EcoSport comes with TPMS, only in the recently launched SE variant which is priced at Rs 10.96 lakh. The system offered in the car shows a real-time pressure system along with a low-pressure warning message. However, the new SE variant doesn’t equip a spare wheel, instead of that the puncture repair kit is offered.

  1. Tata Nexon

Homegrown brand Tata’s most selling SUV Nexon was first introduced back in late 2017, and in December 2018 became the first Indian production car to be awarded a 5-star adult occupant safety rating and a 3-star child occupant safety rating. It features a list that boasts of a Tyre pressure monitoring system, which is available from second to Top-end trim XS+(S) priced at Rs 10.55 lakh. It uses advanced sensors and shows real-time tyre pressure.

  1. Hyundai venue

Hyundai entered the compact SUV market back in 2019 with the launch of Venue, and since then it’s been a hit for the Korean manufacturer in terms of monthly sales figures. However, Venue was the first vehicle to offer a tyre pressure monitoring system under an affordable price range. The cheapest trim of TPMS with Venue priced at Rs 11.12 lakh. It shows the real-time pressure of all four wheels.

  1. Honda City

Honda City is the only C-segment sedan to offer a tyre pressure monitoring system in its latest 5th generation which was launched last year and is priced between Rs 10.99 lakh to Rs 14.94 lakh. The system onboard in the city is a direct one and displays the real-time pressure of all the wheels.

  1. Mahindra XUV300

Mahindra XUV300 was awarded as the safest compact SUV currently on sale in India, and it is to no shock that it comes equipped with feature like a tyre pressure monitoring system. The feature only is limited to the top trim W8(O) which is priced at Rs 11.46 lakh. The tyretronic system is being used for real-time monitoring of pressure in four wheels.

  1. Hyundai Creta

The Hyundai Creta is another SUV from the Korean manufacturer that features TPMS. However, it is available from the EX-variant priced from Rs 10.96 lakhs. The TPMS system onboard in SUV limited to only pressure indications without PSI units for ES, X and SX executive variant. Although, the Top-end variants get the full-fledged system.

  1. Kia Sonet
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Another Korean SUV equipped with a fully functional tyre pressure monitoring system onboard in HTX+ to GTX+. The system is fully functional and shows real-time pressure with PSI figures.

  1. Mahindra Thar

Mahindra last year launched the second generation of Thar, and since the launch, the popularity of the car is going off the charts. Since the launch, the car has garnered more than 50,000 bookings and the waiting period now reached around 11 months. The Thar comes equipped with TPMS which is only offered with the top end trim LX version priced from Rs 12.80 lakh. The tyretronic system used in Thar not only shows the pressure in all wheels, it also displays the direction in which the tyre has moved with angles.    

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