The best car colours for Christmas is nothing other than red. Look at the list of 10 cars that look best in red in India.
There is no denying that the most commensurate complement to the lines and curves of a car is a zestful red paint scheme. No car colour can embody the sexiness and turn heads on the go like red, especially during Christmas days. While ‘Santa Claus is coming to town’ in the country, IndianAuto decides to give you a complete list of Sexiest Cars That Look Best In Red in India so that you would find it easier to make the best out of the bunch when most cars look all good in this hue.
1. Kia Seltos
- Price: Rs 9.69 - 16.99 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
The hugely-popular Kia Seltos is a handsome SUV. Its handsomeness is even consummated by the red-hot red paint scheme that it has on offer. During its official debut in India some months back, the red-coloured Kia Seltos manages to win hearts and minds of a wide range of the auto enthusiasts, connoisseurs and the show-goers.
While other colours of the Seltos makes it looks sober like a gentleman, red makes the Seltos SUV look sexier and catchy to look at. The 3D Tiger nose grille of the car with chrome surrounds, skid plates or headlamps, alloys and the matte black body claddings are more outstanding under the red skin. So if you are eyeing to buy a zesty red-coloured SUV to drive before Christmas, here’s the Kia Seltos for you.
The 2019 Kia Seltos is packed with a bunch of beautiful design cues, a feature-loaded cabin and punchy powertrain setups. Currently, it is the best-selling SUV in India that helps the brand garner as much as 2.7% market share and climb to the 4th of the manufacturer chart last month.
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2. Hyundai Venue
- Price: Rs 6.5 – 11.1 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
The Hyundai Venue entered the Indian market sooner than its South Korean cousin, Kia Seltos. Like the Seltos sibling, the Venue is also a hot-selling car ever since it’s launched and became the brand’s bestseller in the sub-four-metre SUVs segment. Hyundai Venue looks sporty in red. The Fiery Red colour option makes the lines and curves on its body feel more upmarket than its segment.
The Hyundai Venue can be had with a choice of three engine options under the hood – two petrol and one diesel on offer. The 1.2-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine delivers 83 HP of max power and 115 nm of torque. The 1.4-litre turbo-diesel engine that also powers the Hyundai Creta can churn out 90 PS of power and 220 Nm of torque. Finally, the 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol mill is capable of generating 120 PS and 172 Nm of torque and come with a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission – making the Hyundai Venue the first-in-segment SUV to get a dual-clutch unit.
3. Maruti Swift
- Price: Rs 5.14 – 8.84 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
It is not an exacerbation to say that the red-coloured Maruti Swift hatchback car has been a common sight on the Indian road for quite some time. Unlike the two earlier SUVs, the Maruti Swift comes with no specific design details like body cladding, rising window lines, skid plates, etc. that make it looks nicer in the paint shade of red. However, the Swift still shines its own way in the red colour scheme, like an angry baby hatchback car that reigns over the country’s roads.
The car from Maruti Suzuki is currently on sale at the price of Rs 5.14 – 8.84 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The best-selling hatchback is launched with two engine options including a 1.2-litre petrol engine and a 1.3-litre diesel unit. While the former is rated at 81 BHP of power and 113 Nm of torque, the oil burner can put out 74 BHP/ 190 Nm of torque.
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4. Maruti Baleno
- Price: Rs 5.58. 8.9 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
If you have once spotted the Maruti Baleno in the shade of red phoenix, you will immediately agree with us that there are hardly other cars looking that good for the Christmas holidays. The colour red always draws maximum attention and the same really goes for the red phoenix painted Baleno.
In late last month, Maruti Baleno officially completed four years out in India while touching the benchmark of more than 6.5 lakh units sold in the country. The small car is not only the segment leader in the premium hatch category but also one of the largest-selling vehicles in the Indian market. Maruti launched the Baleno back in 2015 and in January this year, the biggest auto company had introduced a facelift to the popular hatchback. Ever since its launch, the Baleno has been a “cash counter machine” for the brand by bringing in consistent volumes sales up to 5-digit figures month after month.
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Maruti Suzuki has made the Baleno really premium. Apart from the strong HEARTECT platform as well as and gets a wide range of standard safety features such as dual airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, speed alert, driver and co-driver seatbelt reminder. The Baleno is available in the market with three engines – a BSVI-compliant 1.2-litre VVT petrol engine, a BS6 1.2-litre Dualjet petrol mill along with a 1.3-litre DDis 190 diesel unit.
5. Maruti S-Presso
- Price: Rs 3.69 – 4.91 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
If you want a shot of adrenaline for a car that looks funky while falling in the price range of the Alto K10 entry-level hatchback, the Maruti S-Presso is just for you. The Maruti S-Presso is available with 6 colour options in which the Solid Fire Red is the most impressive one to buy. The red colour not only makes the S-Presso stand out on the road but also mask some lines on its SUV-like stance.
Maruti S-Presso was launched on September 30, 2019, as a “micro-SUV” that is available in the price bracket of Rs 3.69 – 4.91 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). With a combination of an SUV and a hatchback, the S-Presso looks very distinct. However, what makes it even more enticing is its efficient engine that complies with the upcoming stricter BSVI emission standards.
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The new S-Presso utilizes a 1.0-litre K10 petrol mill delivering 68 HP of power and 90 Nm of torque. Transmission option includes a 5-speed manual transmission along with an AGS.
6. Renault Kwid
- Price: Rs 2.82 – 4.92 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
The Renault Kwid gets a butch-looking design on its profile and while the other body paint options make the Kwid hatchback look a tad plain, Fiery Red has brightened up every design bits of the car. The Renault car is available with plenty of blacked-out design cues such as grille, bumpers, body claddings, door handles, flank decals and wing mirrors, all of which are further complemented in the fiery red colour scheme better than other exterior colour options.
The Maruti S-Presso rivalling SUV-liked hatchback car is now on sale with a 799 cc petrol and a 1.0-litre petrol engine on offer. The smaller one is a three-cylinder gasoline unit that is tuned to produce a 53 BHP of max power and 72 Nm of torque. The bigger 1.0-litre petrol mill can churn out 67 BHP of power and 91 Nm of torque. Both the mills are still in BSIV guise but they will be soon upgraded to the BSVI norms before the April 2020 deadline.
7. Volkswagen Polo
- Price: Rs 5.84 – 9.9 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Finding a cheery car for your Christmas trip? Here comes the Volkswagen Polo. The clean and neatly-design Volkswagen Polo in the red shade is the last model in our list of sexist red cars in India. White might be an all-time good colour to buy a car but it seems to lack a bit of excitement, especially for a car to drive in Christmas. If you are setting out to buy a new vehicle this Christmas, why don’t you going for the red-coloured Volkswagen Polo, which will kill it in red, either the new Sunset Red or the Flash Red, right at your first sight?
The Volkswagen Polo has been in India for more than 10 years as one of the hottest fun-to-drive and powerful vehicle. In fact, it’s the Polo that started the premium hatch culture in India. Until this date, the Volkswagen Polo remains the brand’s best-selling model in the domestic market. The car has become a true icon for the car giant for good reasons so it’s totally worth your consideration.
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At present, the Volkswagen Polo makes use of a 1.0-litre MPI petrol motor making 76 PS and 95 Nm unit. There’s also a 1.5-litre TDI diesel burner that cranks out 90 PS of max power and 230 Nm of torque. Price for the VW Polo hatchback starts from Rs 5.84 and goes up to Rs 9.9 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
What do you think about these aforementioned red Christmas cars? Which one should you crown as the sexiest car in the shade of red? Let’s discuss in the comment section below.