Hatchbacks in Nepal 2021

Ford Figo 

The Ford Figo is powered by a 1.2L petrol engine that generates a peak power of 87 bhp at 6300 rpm and a peak torque of 112 Nm at 4000 rpm. It comes mated to a five-speed manual or five-speed automatic transmission. The vehicle is available in three variants: Titanium (MT), Titanium (AT), and Titanium-plus (AT).

Specifications

Engine1.2L TI-VCT
Fuel typePetrol
Displacement (cc)1194
Transmission5-speed AT/MT
Drive system2 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)42
Mileage (km/l)18.5
Seating capacity5
Boot space (L)284
Ground clearance (mm)174

Price of the Ford Figo in Nepal

Ford Figo variantsPrice in Nepal 
Titanium (petrol) MTRs 30.99 lakh
Titanium (petrol) ATRs 34.99 lakh
Titanium-plus (petrol) ATRs 36.99 lakh

Maruti Suzuki Celerio-X

The Maruti Suzuki Celerio-X, launched in Nepal in 2018, is powered by a 3-cylinder K10B engine that generates a maximum power of 67 bhp and a maximum torque of 90 Nm. The engine is mated to a five-speed automatic or five-speed manual transmission. 

Specifications

Engine3-cylinder, K10B
Fuel typePetrol
Displacement (cc)998
Transmission5-speed AT/MT
Drive system2 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)35
Mileage (km/l)21.6
Seating capacity5
Boot space (L)235
Ground clearance (mm)165

Price in Nepal

Maruti Suzuki Celerio-XRs 29.99 lakh

Maruti Suzuki New Swift 

The third-generation Suzuki Swift is powered by a 1.2L dual-VVT petrol engine that generates a peak power of 90 kW and a peak torque of 113 Nm. It comes mated either to a five-speed manual or five-speed automatic transmission. The vehicle is available in three variants: the Vxi, Zxi, and Zxi+.

Specifications

Engine3-cylinder, K10B
Fuel typePetrol
Displacement (cc)1194
Transmission5-speed AT/MT
Drive system2 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)37
Mileage (km/l)23.2
Seating capacity5
Boot space (L)268
Ground clearance (mm)163

Price in Nepal

Maruti Suzuki Swift modelsPrice in Nepal
Swift VxiRs 31.49 lakh
Swift ZxiRs 34.49 lakh
Swift Zxi+Rs 37.69 lakh

Tata Altroz

The Tata Altroz, launched in the first quarter of 2020 in Nepal, boasts the gold standard of safety—the 5-star Global NCAP rating—and is built on Tata’s ALFA architecture. 

The premium hatchback comes in two powertrain versions: the 1.2L Revotron and the 1.5L I-Turbo, both of which are BS-VI compliant. 

Specifications

Engine1.2L Revotron or 1.2L I-Turbo
Fuel typePetrol 
Displacement (cc)1199
Transmission5-speed manual
Drive system2 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)37
Mileage (km/l)19.05
Seating capacity5
Boot space (L)345
Ground clearance (mm)165

Price in Nepal

Tata Altroz modelsPrice in Nepal
XMRs 32.55 lakh
XM+ BS-VIRs 35.50 lakh
XZRs 38.66 lakh

Tata Tiago 

The Tata Tiago debuted in Nepal in 2016 with only three variants. Currently, the car — one of the more popular hatchback in the country — is available in 11 variants (six with BS6- and five with BS4-compliant engines). 

Specifications

Engine1.2L Revotron
Fuel typePetrol
Displacement (cc)1199
Transmission5-speed manual or 5-speed automatic 
Drive system2 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)35
Mileage (km/l)19.8 (manual); 23.84 (automatic)
Seating capacity5
Boot space (L)242
Ground clearance (mm)170

Price in Nepal

TATA Tiago modelsPrice in Nepal
XE BS6Rs 28 lakh
XT BS6Rs 29.75 lakh
XZ BS6Rs 32.15 lakh
XZ+ BS6 STRs 33.25 lakh
XZA BS6Rs 32.75 lakh
XZA+ BS6 STRs 37.15 lakh
Revotron XE BS4Rs 24.99 lakh
Revotron XM BS4Rs 28.55 lakh
NRG RTN 1.2 BS4Rs 31.99 lakh
Revotron XZ BS4Rs 30.99 lakh
Revotron XZ+ BS4Rs 31.99 lakh

Also Read: Road trip with Tata Tiago

Datsun GO 

The Datsun GO, well known for resurrecting the Datsun brand in Nepal, had a good sales record in the country in 2015. Fast forward to 2019, and Pioneer Motocorp re-launched the hatchback as the ‘all-new GO’ with improved safety and convenience features. Owing to the reputation the model had garnered earlier and the new features, the vehicle has won over plenty of new fans. 

Specifications

EngineHR12 DE 
Fuel typePetrol
Displacement (cc)1198
Transmission5-speed manual
Drive system2 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)35
Mileage (km/l)19.83
Seating capacity5
Boot space (L)265
Ground clearance (mm)180

Price in Nepal

Datsun GoRs 28.49 lakh

Datsun Redi-Go

The Redi-Go was introduced in Nepal in mid-2016 and offered in three petrol-engine options: 0.8L (799cc), 1.0L (999cc), and Smart Drive Auto (999cc). 

After discontinuing the vehicle powered with the 0.8L engine, Datsun continues to offer the two remaining Redi-Go variants: the 1.0L, mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and the Smart-Drive Auto, mated to a five-speed automatic transmission. 

Specifications

Engine1.0L or Smart Drive Auto
Fuel typePetrol 
Displacement (cc)999 
Transmission5-speed MT (1.0L) or 5-speed AT(Smart Drive)
Drive system2 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)21.7 (1.0L) or 22 (Smart Drive)
Mileage (km/l)21.7
Seating capacity5
Boot space (L)222
Ground clearance (mm)187

Price in Nepal

Datsun Redi-Go modelsPrice in Nepal
Redi-Go 1.0LRs 24.49 lakh
Redi-Go Smart-Drive AutoRs 25.99 lakh

Hyundai Santro

The all-new Hyundai Santro was re-launched in Nepal in 2019. The car is powered by a 1.1L petrol engine. It comes mated to either a five-speed manual or a Smart-Auto automatic transmission.

The all-new Santro is available in five variants: the Era, Magna, Magna AMT, Sportz, and Asta.

Specifications

Engine1.1L, 4-cylinder
Fuel typePetrol
Displacement (cc)1086
Transmission5-speed MT or Smart-Auto AMT
Drive system2 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)35
Mileage (km/l)20
Seating capacity5
Boot space (L)236
Ground clearance (mm)165

Price in Nepal

Hyundai Santro ModelsPrice in Nepal
EraRs 25.56 lakh
MagnaRs 27.56 lakh
Magna AMTRs 30.56 lakh
SportzRs 29.96 lakh
AstaRs 32.96 lakh

Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS

The Grand i10 was first launched in Nepal in 2013. Powering the vehicle is a 1.2L Kappa engine that is mated to either a five-speed manual transmission or a Smart-Auto automatic transmission. 

The new version — the Grand i10 NIOS — was launched in the second quarter of 2020, with the integration of smart technology and advanced safety features. The car is available in three variants: the Magna, Magna AMT, and Sportz. 

Specifications

Engine1.2L Kappa Dual-VTVT
Fuel typePetrol 
Displacement (cc)1197
Transmission5-speed manual or Smart-Auto AMT
Drive system2 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)37
Mileage (km/l)17.49 (AT)/19.83 (MT)
Seating capacity5
Boot space (L)260
Ground clearance (mm)168

Price in Nepal

GrAND i10 NIOS modelsPrice in Nepal
MagnaRs 31.96 lakh
Magna AMTRs 34.56 lakh
SportzRs 34.56 lakh

Hyundai i20 

The all-new Hyundai i20 was launched in August 2021. The third-generation hatchback is expected to outshine its predecessors’ popularity in Nepal. 

Powering the vehicle is a 1.2L Kappa petrol engine that is mated to a five-speed manual transmission. The car is available in two variants: the Magna and Sportz. 

Specifications

Engine1.2L Kappa 
Fuel typePetrol 
Displacement (cc)1197
Transmission5-speed manual
Drive system2 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)37
Mileage (km/l)20.35
Seating capacity5
Boot space (L)311
Ground clearance (mm)170

Price in Nepal

Hyundai i20 modelsPrice in Nepal
MagnaRs 36.96 lakh
SportzRs 41.96 lakh

Renault Kwid 

The Renault Kwid was introduced in Nepal in 2016 after the launch of the 0.8L Kwid. The 0.8L Kwid had fared well here, and that’s perhaps why Renault launched the newer version of the Kwid, powered by a 1.0L Smart-control efficiency (SCe) engine, in 2017.

The Renault Kwid, hailed as ‘India’s most fuel-efficient petrol car’, is currently available in three variants: the Kwid Climber, New Kwid 1.0L, and Kwid AMT.

Specifications

Engine1.0 litre SCe engine
Fuel typePetrol
Displacement (cc)999
Transmission5+1(reverse) or 5+1(reverse)+AMT
Drive system2 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)28
Mileage (km/l)22 (AMT); 23(MT)
Seating capacity5
Boot space (L)300
Ground clearance (mm)180

Price in Nepal

Renault Kwid modelsPrice in Nepal
Kwid ClimberRs 26.49 lakh
Kwid 1.0LRs 25.49 lakh
Kwid AMTRs 26.99 lakh

Volkswagen Polo 

The Volkswagen Polo is a coveted hatchback in Nepal that boasts a strong architecture, high-quality parts, and robust safety systems. The VW Polo is available in seven variants—all of them powered by a 1.0L MPI petrol engine that is mated to either a five-speed manual or five-speed automatic transmission.

Specifications

Engine1L MPI, 3-cylinder
Fuel typePetrol
Displacement (cc)999
Transmission5-speed manual (TL+, CL, CL TSL, HL+, HL+ TSI) ; 5-speed Automatic (HL+ TSI, GT HL+)
Drive system2 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)445
Mileage (km/l)16.47 (AT); 17.99 (MT)
Seating capacity5
Boot space (L)294
Ground clearance (mm)172

Price in Nepal

Volkswagen Polo modelsPrice in Nepal
Polo Trendline plus MTRs 30.90 lakh
Polo Comfortline 1.0 MTRs 34.40 lakh
Polo Comfortline TSI MTRs 36.90 lakh
Polo Highline TSI MTRs 39.90 lakh
Polo Highline TSI plus MTRs 40.40 lakh
Polo Highline TSI plus ATRs 45.40 lakh
Polo GT line TSI ATRs 47.40 lakh

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