Although the Indian auto industry is witnessing a downslide in sales but it has not lost hope. With the most awaited festive season around the corner which every Indian looks forward to, car manufacturers eagerly wait to capitalize on the sentiments of buyers. A plethora of new makes, makeovers, EVs are in line to steal hearts in this auspicious part of the year. Almost all car makers like Maruti, Tata, Mahindra, Hyundai, Honda etc are geared up to allure car enthusiasts of all ages. Here is a list of top 5 upcoming cars in next few months.
Maruti S-Presso – Expected to be launched on October 15th at a cost of approximately 4 lakhs, this entry-level SUV inspired styled hatchback is a treat for the eyes. Commanding an upright stance, a clean ground clearance with horizontal hood, it depicts a smart posture which is irresistible for a car lover. With BS-6 compliancy and improvised 1-litre, 3-cylinder K-series petrol engine and suitable safety features it is ready to take on Renault Kwid aggressively. A proud in-house product, planned, designed and developed in Haryana, having a sporty profile and segment-leading fuel efficiency; it will definitely create a ripple in the market.
Tata Altroz – Presented by Tata Motors in 2019 Geneva Motor Show, Altroz is all set to be launched prior to Diwali to sway the market with its look and functionality. This most awaited launch will be available within Rs 6 lakh to Rs 9 lakh in promising fuel efficient petrol and diesel engine variants. Already famous for its affordable smart products, the company is venturing into premium hatchback space through Altroz giving a tough fight to Baleno and i20 Elite.
Hyundai Elantra – The facelift version of mid-size luxury sedan Elantra is going to charm public this month with its freshness. Though it lacks volume, it is rich in luxury features which are essential for all categories of buyers. It may not have major mechanical modification except for the BS-6 compliance, but novelty in exterior and interior transformation could outrace brands like Skoda Octavia, Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla Altis. This updated sedan will be available within Rs 14 to 17 lakh and would be worth the money in terms of elegance and appeal.
Maruti Vitara Brezza Facelift – India’s high-end selling subcompact SUV is finally prepared to experience a makeover turning heads of millions. The cosmetic changes, new features, powerful engines with hybrid technology and the stance, with a price tag of Rs 7.80 lakh, are the exclusiveness it will carry forward; expecting to compensate the automobile industry for the loss it has gone through in past few months.
Honda HR-V – Honda cars India has passionately readied a brand new product for this festive season with a desire to satiate India’s love for SUVs. It is expected to be launched as a CKD unit and placed in between CR-V and BR-V. Powered with 1.8-litre petrol and 1.6-litre diesel engine, the SUV will adopt the infotainment system and sunroof from Honda Civic to enthral its customers. HR-V is estimated to be available at a range between Rs 16 lakh to Rs 17 lakh. At this price it would faceoff with Hyundai Creta, Renault Captur, Nissan Kicks and Jeep Compass. Though it competes in a segment that has seen successful launches in last one year but its manufacturers are determined to win the show.