1. Toyota Yaris Hatchback
When it comes to budget cars in the UAE, you cannot ignore the leader of the pack by Toyota. The Toyota Yaris 2019 is an absolute favourite for people looking for a small car in a budget that comes with the highest reliability ratings. It is a Toyota after all. Starting from AED 58700, the 2019 Yaris carries forward the design update from 2018 with class leading cabin space, build quality and fuel economy.
Horsepower: 86 hp
Fuel Economy: 17.2 km/L
2019 Toyota Yaris Hatchback starting price in UAE: AED 58,700
2. Nissan Tiida Hatchback
The Nissan Tiida goes head to head with the Yaris on so many levels and comes out one step ahead with the a modern and more striking design. It is fast, has ample cabin space and is second to none when it comes to build quality and reliability. It is one of the most sold Nissan cars in the UAE. Starting at AED 54000 is a popular choice among new and budget conscious drives.
Engine: 1.6-litre FWD
Horsepower: 116 hp
Fuel Economy: 16.1 km/L
2019 Nissan Tiida Hatchback starting price in UAE: AED 54,000
3. Hyundai i10
The i10 is Hyundai’s answer to the ever increasing living cost in the UAE and high fuel prices. It is the ultimate money saving machine when it comes to ownership cost, fuel consumption and getting the most out of your buck overall. Hyundai i10 is decent enough to look at and to sit in, well made, has great value and is fun to drive. Starting at AED 32500 its an absolute steal, considering it has all the features that you get a bit more expensive offerings from Toyota and Nissan, got good looks and seats 4 adults.
Engine: 1.4-litre FWD
Horsepower: 90 hp
Fuel Economy: 18.9 km/L
2019 Hyundai i10 starting price in UAE: AED 32,500
4. Chevrolet Spark
Chevrolet Spark gets a much awaited refresh for its 2019 model. A versatile city car with great looks and a rather technologically advanced interior. From daylight running lamps, aluminum wheels to a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, the Chevorlet Spark is seriously great value starting at just AED 41700. Overall, the Chevy Spark proves to give you the most out of your investment, latest cabin tech, and the best fuel economy, in a fun little car. Except one thing, that it is painfully slow.
Engine: 1.4-litre FWD
Horsepower: 98 hp
Fuel Economy: 19.6 km/L
S2019 Chevrolet Spark staring price in UAE: AED 41,700
5. Kia Picanto
The Kia Picanto is a tiny car but it’s a strong contender in its class due to its impressive interior and striking bold exterior looks. It is also one of the smallest cars for sale in the UAE. The 3rd generation Picanto checks all the boxes when it comes to an affordable city car, its fun to drive, easy on the pocket and can be parked pretty much anywhere.
Engine: 1.2-litre FWD
Horsepower: 83 hp
Fuel Economy: 16.4 km/L
2019 Kia Picanto starting price in UAE: AED 39,900