A rating of the cheapest cars in the world

1. Tata Nano

The cheapest machine in the world was the development of the company Tata Motors (India), owner of brands Jaguar and Land Rover.

Measurements

Tata Nano (in Greek means “dwarf”) is a typical city car which is suitable for 4 people.With a small length of slightly longer than 3 m, it has the agility, maneuverability and Parking ease. The developers have minimized the vehicle’s weight (total 600 kg), which helped to increase the productivity per unit of consumed energy and reduce fuel costs.
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Since the Tata Nano is a descendant of tricycles, called in India “rickshaws”, overall width is only 1500 mm, height — 1650 mm. more ground clearance equals 180 mm and turning radius is 4 meters, which allows the car to easily turn around on any road.
Although the total length of the small car, Tata Nano has 5 doors. Luggage capacity is, unfortunately, only 80 liters, but can be increased to 500 by taking off the rear seats.
Рейтинг самых дешёвых автомобилей в миреThe cheapest car in the world Tata Nano

The engine and gearbox

Presently Tata Nano is available with a 2-cylinder aluminium MPFI engine petrol (multipoint injection) with a capacity of 624 cm3. By the way, the speed limit of the car is 105 km/h.
Synchronized 4-speed gearbox helps reduce fuel consumption to a record level of 4 l per 100 km, which makes the cheapest car in the world and the most economical in India. The maximum power of the car equal to 37 HP at 5,500 rpm. Speed up to 100 km/h the vehicle can run for $ 12.6 C.

Features

The cost of the Indian version of the car ranges from 2500 $. This price was made possible mostly due to the lack of power steering, second side Windows, air conditioning, radio, electric Windows, there is some safety technologies (airbags, ABS). Also in the car used a high percentage of plastic instead of sheet metal.
Рейтинг самых дешёвых автомобилей в миреThe interior of the car Tata Nano

Technical specifications of Tata Nano

Car brand:
Tata Nano

Country of origin:
India

Body style:
hatchback

Number of places:
4

Number of doors:
5

Engine capacity, cu. cm:
624

Power, HP/Rev. min.:
37/5500

Maximum speed, km/h:
105

Acceleration to 100 km/h, with:
12,6

Drive type:
rear

CAT:
MCP

Fuel type:
gasoline AI-95

The consumption per 100 km:
the city of 5.5; track 3,6

Length, mm:
3100

Width, mm:
1500

Height, mm:
1650

Ground clearance, mm:
180

Tire size:
Are 155/70 R13

Curb weight, kg:
580

Full weight, kg:
1270

Fuel capacity:
15

2. Jiangnan Alto

In the competition for the cheapest car in the world, a technical tool Jiangnan Alto may safely to win in the category “price-quality”. He will be the best choice as it has the best equipment and steel, not plastic case. Jiangnan Alto is equipped with a big engine and can work better compared to his counterpart Tata Nano. Currently the latest version of this Chinese car is 3260 $.

Specifications

The car size 3300 x 1405 x 1410 mm. Wheelbase is 175 mm 2 Own weight is 645 lbs. the Car can be equipped with one of two petrol engines — a 0.8 l three-cylinder (HP 44, 60 N·m) or 1.1 l four-cylinder (52 HP and 83 nm). In Jiangnan Alto installed chetyrehstolpnyj manual transmission.
Рейтинг самых дешёвых автомобилей в миреThe appearance of Chinese car Jiangnan Alto

Features

The price of Jiangnan Alto is a little higher than Tata Nano, but, unlike the latter, it has a standard radio, air conditioning and even ABS. At the time there was mention of that in India is identical to the model of Jiangnan Alto — Marutii 800, which is almost 40% more in cost than its model-twin in China.
Jiangnan Alto is on Jiangnan machinery factory, which was established in 1952 and was known as one of China’s largest arms manufacturers. Car production here has been limited to models of Jiangnan JHN 710 in 1988, later HuaYueGlow, Fengguang and Alto.
Рейтинг самых дешёвых автомобилей в миреOne of the cheapest Chinese cars in the world

Technical specifications Jiangnan Alto

Car brand:
Jiangnan Alto

Country of origin:
China

Body style:
hatchback

Number of places:
4

Number of doors:
5

Engine capacity, cu. cm:
1051

Power, HP/Rev. min.:
53/3000

Maximum speed, km/h:
125

Acceleration to 100 km/h, with:
15

Drive type:
front

CAT:
MCP

Fuel type:
gasoline AI-95

The consumption per 100 km:
the city 6,0; 4,0 route

Length, mm:
3300

Width, mm:
1405

Height, mm:
1410

Ground clearance, mm:
150

Tire size:
145/70 R12

Curb weight, kg:
665

Full weight, kg:
1000

Fuel capacity:
30

3. Chery QQ3

With rich colors, appealing look and fashionable configurations QQ3 of Chery is the first sedan of China, is made for the citizens of the middle class. The car creates a positive, optimistic, fashionable and individual look. This mini-car that for the price takes the third place in the list of “cheapest car in the world”, had caused some problems of a trademark, because this model has much in common with the Chevrolet/Daewoo Matiz.

Dimensions

In the version of the QQ3, the car is sold since 2006. Reaches a curb weight of 880 kg Dimensions of vehicle (L×W×h) 3550×1508×1491 mm. Capacity of fuel tank is 35 liters. the Car is designed for 5 seats. Trunk volume 190 liters and can be expanded to 1300 liters.
In addition to smooth lines, aerodynamic parts show QQ3 improved car stability when driving at high speeds.
Рейтинг самых дешёвых автомобилей в миреChinese city car Chery QQ3

The engine and gearbox

The car is equipped with a 3 cylinder engine with 12 valves, DOHC, petrol engine. The engine produces maximum power of 52 HP at 5200 rpm. The speed limit is 130 km/h.
Power is transmitted to the road via a 5 speed manual. The type of traction drive system front wheel drive (FWD). Fuel consumption is 6.8 l per 100 km.

Features

Used Chery QQ3 is a simple, compact vehicle at an incredibly affordable price which provides a relatively good quality. Of course, it cannot be compare even with an average 5-door hatchback in the car market, but for a vehicle that is sold for 4700 $, this is a really good option for those looking for the cheapest car. Overall, the ride quality generally is good, but the car is suitable for city roads. Comfort in the cabin is also fairly standard.
Рейтинг самых дешёвых автомобилей в миреThe internal design of the Chery QQ3

Technical characteristics of Chery QQ3

Car brand:
Chery QQ3

Country of origin:
China

Body style:
sedan

Number of places:
4

Number of doors:
5

Engine capacity, cu. cm:
1083

Power, HP/Rev. min.:
52/6000

Maximum speed, km/h:
130

Acceleration to 100 km/h, with:
11,0

Drive type:
front

CAT:
5MKPP

Fuel type:
gasoline AI-95

The consumption per 100 km:
the city was 5.3; combined 6,8

Length, mm:
3550

Width, mm:
1508

Height, mm:
1491

Ground clearance, mm:
115

Tire size:
155/65 R13

Curb weight, kg:
910

Full weight, kg:
1285

Fuel capacity:
35

4. Geely Merrie

Geely Merrie has much in common with Daihatsu Charade of the 80-ies with the only difference that it is equipped with advanced powertrains. The five-door hatchback was first produced in 2000 by the Chinese company Geely to attract foreign customers for its cheap products. However, because of discrepancies in safety standards and emissions in the United States it has not showed proper interest. Now this mini car can be purchased at the price of 5500 $.

Specifications

Geely Merrie — front-wheel drive car with front-mounted petrol engine (code MP479Q). Its 1.3-liter engine is naturally aspirated, and two upper camshaft, 4 cylinder unit capable of producing 85 BHP at 6000 rpm. Maximum torque is of 110.0 N·m at 5200 rpm.
Power is transmitted to the road via a 5-speed manual gearbox and traction drive type front-wheel drive (FWD). Specification of engine, aerodynamic body and weight to power ratio produce a maximum speed of 155 km/h.
Рейтинг самых дешёвых автомобилей в миреGeely Merrie — another cheap car from China

Technical characteristics of Geely Merrie

Car brand:
Geely Merrie

Country of origin:
China

Body style:
hatchback

Number of places:
5

Number of doors:
5

Engine capacity, cu. cm:
1296

Power, HP/Rev. min.:
86/5000

Maximum speed, km/h:
160

Acceleration to 100 km/h, with:
12

Drive type:
front

CAT:
5MKPP

Fuel type:
gasoline AI-92

The consumption per 100 km:
mixed cycle of 5.9

Length, mm:
1440

Width, mm:
1670

Height, mm:
1440

Ground clearance, mm:
140

Tire size:
165/70 R13

Curb weight, kg:
980

Full weight, kg:
1560

Fuel capacity:
37

5. Suzuki Maruti 800

Popular and appreciated in Europe 5-door hatchback Maruti Suzuki 800 is the cheapest car that you can buy not only in India but in other neighboring countries as well as South America. Some versions of the Maruti have been sold in Europe.

Specifications

This little car has a 0.8-liter three-cylinder engine. With its maximum output of 26.0 kW and 35 HP Suzuki Maruti 800, due to the reduced structure, can easily maneuver on any road. Multipoint fuel injection in the engine with 5-speed manual gearbox enhances its performance. The turning radius is only 4.4 meters, which indicates a good maneuverability of the car. Fuel consumption per 100 km is equal to 6.5 L.
Рейтинг самых дешёвых автомобилей в миреCompact city car Suzuki Maruti 800 (India)

Technical characteristics of Suzuki Maruti 800

Car brand:
Suzuki Maruti 800

Country of origin:
India

Body style:
hatchback

Number of places:
5

Number of doors:
3

Engine capacity, cu. cm:
796

Power, HP/Rev. min.:
45/5500

Maximum speed, km/h:
137

Acceleration to 100 km/h, with:
18,5

Drive type:
front

CAT:
MCP

Fuel type:
gasoline AI-92

The consumption per 100 km:
the city of 6.9

Length, mm:
3335

Width, mm:
1440

Height, mm:
1405

Ground clearance, mm:
160

Tire size:
145/70 R12

Curb weight, kg:
640

Full weight, kg:
1000

Fuel capacity:
30

6. Hyundai i10

This car was developed with a minimum consumption of fuel, and the other attractive thing is its uncompromising safety. Hyundai i10 made its world debut in India include dual airbags and anti-lock braking system. In the lounge there is air conditioning, folding rear seats, rear seatbelts. The average price is 5150 $.
Рейтинг самых дешёвых автомобилей в миреThe Hyundai i10 is a cheap car, first introduced in India

Technical characteristics of Hyundai i10

Car brand:
Hyundai i10

Country of origin:
Korea

Body style:
hatchback

Number of places:
5

Number of doors:
5

Engine capacity, cu. cm:
1086

Power, HP/Rev. min.:
69/5500

Maximum speed, km/h:
156

Acceleration to 100 km/h, with:
15,6

Drive type:
front

CAT:
5MKPP, 4AKPP

Fuel type:
gasoline AI-95

The consumption per 100 km:
city of 6.3; the track is 4.6

Length, mm:
3565

Width, mm:
1595

Height, mm:
1540

Ground clearance, mm:
150

Tire size:
165/60R14 fur 175/60R14 auth

Curb weight, kg:
1008

Full weight, kg:
1515

Fuel capacity:
35

7. Renault/DaciaLogan

Renault is working with Romanian manufacturer Dacia almost from the inception of the brand. In 2004 the company decided to change its image, presenting simple, reliable and the cheapest car in its class Dacia Logan.
The first models were priced at an average of $ 5000, were inexpensive to maintain and has survived bad infrastructure. And although the car’s appearance have many causes criticism, but Dacia Logan is one of the leaders in the ratio the price — functionality. It is convenient to travel with four passengers, has a huge trunk and good aerodynamic qualities.
Рейтинг самых дешёвых автомобилей в миреThe car Dacia Logan, which is assembled in Romania and Morocco

Technical characteristics of Renault/Dacia Logan

Car brand:
Renault/Dacia Logan

Country of origin:
Romania

Body style:
sedan

Number of places:
5

Number of doors:
4

Engine capacity, cu. cm:
1390

Power, HP/Rev. min.:
75/5500

Maximum speed, km/h:
164

Acceleration to 100 km/h, with:
13,0

Drive type:
front

CAT:
5MKPP

Fuel type:
gasoline AI-95

The consumption per 100 km:
town 9.2; highway 5,5

Length, mm:
4250

Width, mm:
1735

Height, mm:
1525

Ground clearance, mm:
155

Tire size:
165/80 R14

Curb weight, kg:
975

Full weight, kg:
1535

Fuel capacity:
50

8. Fiat Palio

Joint work of Fiat India Private Limited and Tata Motors led to the creation of a practical mini-car Fiat Palio. The spacious interior of the car with lots of space, a 260-litre boot, which can be expanded up to 950 litres, seat belts for rear seats, improved design upholstery has allowed him to be in the top ten list, “the cheapest car in the world”.
Рейтинг самых дешёвых автомобилей в миреCheap mini car Fiat Palio
The table below shows the specifications.

Technical characteristics of Fiat Palio

Car brand:
Fiat Palio

Country of origin:
Italy

Body style:
hatchback

Number of places:
5

Number of doors:
3

Engine capacity, cu. cm:
994

Power, HP/Rev. min.:
61/5500

Maximum speed, km/h:
152

Acceleration to 100 km/h, with:
16,3

Drive type:
front

CAT:
5MKPP

Fuel type:
gasoline AI-95

The consumption per 100 km:
the city 7,8; track 5,9

Length, mm:
3735

Width, mm:
1614

Height, mm:
1445

Ground clearance, mm:
155

Tire size:
145 R12

Curb weight, kg:
890

Full weight, kg:
1305

Fuel capacity:
48

The cheapest machine in the world today is not something incredible. Budget car sought by most people who want to reach the best ratio price-quality. Today, in times of global economic challenges, car manufacturers are trying to prove that for little money you can buy a good car. To minimize space while maintaining interior roominess of the vehicle and convenience for passengers and Luggage, automakers are looking for new ways of combining electronics and miniaturization. No one should be surprised, if soon there will be another cheaper car than Tata Nano.
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