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Auto Expo 2018 – Complete List of Cars to Be Showcased

New Cars At Auto Expo 2018 – upcoming new hatchback, sedan and SUV cars at the Delhi Auto Expo 2018

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New Cars At Auto Expo 2018

Globally renowned carmakers had showcased some of their exciting new cars at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo. Besides new cars, manufacturers had unveiled several future concept cars that are yet to enter into production form. While some of the cars are yet to be launched, excitement for the next edition of the Asia’s largest automotive event has started to mount up. Scheduled to be commenced in February 2018, the Auto Expo 2018 will play host to some of the highly-anticipated models slated for launch in the country in 2018, 2019. While automakers will introduce new concepts that will take some time before getting into production line, some makers will make prominent announcements deeming new models from their global line-up. Carmakers have already started their preparations to make the 14th edition of this event a big one. In fact, details of the new cars and concepts to be showcased have already started to come out. Here is a list of new upcoming cars at Auto Expo 2018, read on to known about their expected launch date and price related information.

New Upcoming Cars At Auto Expo 2018 – Maruti Cars

New Maruti Swift

New Swift Upcoming New Cars At Auto Expo 2018

The first model in our list of upcoming Cars at Auto Expo 2018 is the long-awaited Maruti Swift. India’s largest carmaker will officially launch this product at the biennial event in February. The new generation Swift is based on Suzuki’s new generation platform that also underpins the Baleno hatchback. The vehicle has received comprehensive design upgrades. It is claimed to be 120kgs lighter and more fuel efficient than the outgoing model. The hatchback will continue to feature the existing engine lineup – 84bhp, 1.2-litre K-Series petrol and 74bhp, 1.3-litre MJD diesel. The company could also introduce the performance oriented Swift RS, which will be powered by a 1.0-litre Boosterjet unit. Read More

Expected Launch 2018 Auto Expo
Expected Price Rs 5.5 – Rs 9 lakh
Engine 1.2L Petrol, 1.3L Diesel & 1.0L Boosterjet

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara (7 Seater)

Vitara Upcoming New Cars At Auto Expo 2018

After receiving excellent response for Vitara Brezza, Maruti is now planning to launch a new 7 seater SUV in India. Likely to be called Grand Vitara, the new SUV will share platform from the smaller sibling. It will rival the likes of Mahindra XUV500 and Tata Hexa. This SUV will join the company’s premium car line-up – Baleno, S-Cross and Ignis – and will be sold through premium NEXA dealerships. Maruti might also launch the global Suzuki Grand Vitara SUV. The global model is 4,175mm long, 1,755mm wide and 1,610mm tall, and has a wheelbase of 2,500mm. It has a ground clearance of around 185mm. Under the hood will be a 1.6-litre MJD unit that is good for 118bhp of power and 320Nm of torque. This engine will be paired to a 6-speed manual gearbox driving the power to the front wheels. The company could also offer Suzuki’s All-Grip 4-wheel drive system. It is also expected to feature a 2.0-litre Multijet diesel engine that also powers the Jeep Compass. Read More

Expected Launch 2018-19
Expected Price Rs 12 – Rs 16 lakh
Engine 2.0L Diesel or 1.6L Diesel

All New Maruti Hatchback

Next model to join the list of new upcoming cars at Auto Expo 2018 is the Maruti’s new small hatchback, which will be positioned alongside the Alto range. This new Maruti small car will directly rival the Renault Kwid that has hampered the Alto’s sales since its inception in 2015. If media reports are to be believed, the small car will be based on Suzuki Crosshiker concept, which was first previewed at the Tokyo Motor Show in 2013.

Maruti Small Car - Maruti Cars At Auto Expo 2018

TThe company is yet to make an official statement, but it is expected that the vehicle will get SUV-like upright design and a high ground clearance. The hatchback is likely to get 1.0-litre petrol engine that also powers the Alto K10. Read More

Expected Launch 2018-19
Expected Price Rs 3.5 – Rs 5 lakh
Engine 1.0L K-Series Petrol

Maruti Ciaz Facelift

New Maruti Ciaz 2018 Facelift side profile - Auto Expo 2018

The Indo-Japanese automaker will launch the updated Ciaz sedan in India in 2018. The vehicle will get comprehensive changes to exterior and interior. Furthermore, the next model will be more powerful than the existing car. Ahead of its launch by mid next year, the updated Ciaz will be displayed alongside other new upcoming cars at Auto Expo 2018.The updaated model is expected to get a more powerful 1.5-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel engines. Both manual and automatic version of the car will be on offer. Read More

Expected Launch 2018
Expected Price Rs 8.5 lakh – Rs 12 lakh
Engine 1.5L Petrol & 1.5L Diesel

New gen Maruti WagonR

Being a completely new product, the new generation WagonR is among the highly anticipated new upcoming cars at Auto Expo 2018 in Delhi. Suzuki had already showcased the new model in Japan. However, the India-spec model will be completely different in terms of design and interior. The hatchback will be based on Suzuki’s new generation HEARTECT platform that also underpins the new Swift twins. It is expected to feature the same 1.2-litre K-Series petrol engine that also powers the existing model. Read More

Expected Launch 2018
Expected Price Rs 4 lakh – Rs 6 lakh
Engine 1.2L K Series Petrol

New Maruti Suzuki Ertiga

Upcoming Cars in India

The next Maruti model to share centre stage with other upcoming cars at Auto Expo 2018 will be the new generation Ertiga MPV. Codenamed YHA, the new model will be launched in the country towards the end of 2018. It will be based on Suzuki’s new generation platform that also underpins the Swift and Swift Dzire. The new model will get longer wheelbase that will turn into spacious cabin. This 7 seater MPV will be powered by the same 1.4-litre K14B engine, while the diesel version could get a newly developed 1.5-litre engine. Transmission options will include a 5-speed manual and an AMT unit

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Expected Launch 2018
Expected Price Rs 7 lakh – Rs 10 lakh
Engine 1.4L Petrol & 1.5L Diesel

New Upcoming Cars At Auto Expo 2018 – Hyundai Cars

Hyundai Carlino Compact SUV

Hyundai Carlino at Auto Expo 2016

Likely to be developed on the Grand i10 platform, the new Carlino compact SUV will be among the new upcoming cars at Auto Expo 2018. First unveiled at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo as concept, the Carlino will be Hyundai’s first car in the sub-4 meter SUV space. It will rival the Maruti Vitara Brezza and the Ford EcoSport. This small SUV will come with two engine options – a 1.4L U2 CRDi diesel and a 1.2-litre petrol. Both manual and automatic version of the car will be on offer. While the model showcased at the Auto show was based on i20 platform, but the production model could spawn Grand i10 platform to achieve aggressive pricing. Read More

Expected Price Rs 7.5 lakh to Rs 11 lakh
Engine 1.0L petrol & 1.4L Diesel
Competition Maruti Vitara Brezza, Ford EcoSport

Hyundai i20 facelift

Cars At Auto Expo 2018

The South Korean automaker had launched the 2017 Elite i20 hatchback with feature upgrades. Interestingly, Hyundai has already started testing the facelifted i20 hatchback, which has been spotted on the roads of Chennai. The updated model will share centre stage with other Hyundai cars at Auto expo 2018. The updated model will share most of its design changes from the all-new Verna sedan. It is likely to get differently styled front fascia with new Cascade grille, new fog lamps and more angular headlamps. Mechanics of the car will remain unchanged and it will continue to feature the same 1.4-litre diesel, 1.2-litre petrol and a 1.4-litre petrol engines. Read More

Expected Price Rs 5.5 lakh to Rs 9 lakh
Specs 1.2L Petrol, 1.4L Petrol & 1.4L Diesel
Competition Maruti Baleno, Honda Jazz, VW Polo

New Hyundai Santro

New Hyundai Santro 2018 - cars at Auto Expo 2018

The most popular hatchback from the South Korean automaker – Hyundai Santro – is all set to make a comeback in the country. The next-generation Santro is currently under works, and will have a crossover-ish styling. Set to replace the i10 hatchback, the new model will take on the likes of the Renault Kwid and the next Maruti’s small car. India will serve as the global manufacturing hub for the new Santro. If reports are to be believed, the car will be the first fully automatic model in its league. The small car could be powered by an 800cc or a 1.0-litre petrol engines. The next Santro could be the first Hyundai product to get an AMT gearbox; however, nothing concrete on the same has been revealed. Being a completely new product, the next gen Santro is among the highly anticipated new upcoming cars at Auto Expo 2018. Read More

Expected Price Rs 4 lakh to Rs 6 lakh
Specs 1.1L Petrol, 1.2L Petrol
Competition Tata Tiago, Renault Kwid

Hyundai Ioniq

Seeing the growing demand for environment friendly cars, Hyundai is planning to launch its global Ioniq hybrid sedan in the Indian car market. As per media reports, the Ioniq will make its Indian debut at Auto Expo 2018. The Ioniq will be the first fully-hybrid Hyundai car in India and will rival the Toyota Prius.

Cars At Auto Expo 2018

The Ioniq is powered by a 1.6-litre petrol engine which is coupled to an 8.9kWh lithium-ion battery. The combined power output is 165bhp while it can run up to 50kmph on full electric mode. For power transmission, the hybrid model will get a six-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox. Read More

Expected Price Rs 30 lakh to Rs 35 lakh
Specs 1.6L Petrol + 8.9kWh lithium-ion battery
Competition Toyota Prius

Hyundai Creta facelift

Launched in 2015, the Creta SUV is set to receive its first major upgrade in India in 2018. The model has already been launched in the Brazilian market, and similar changes are likely to be offered in the India-spec model. The vehicle is expected to be unveiled at the Auto Expo 2018. It will get cosmetic changes to exterior and interior. The SUV will get Hyundai’s new family look with cascading front grille.

Cars At Auto Expo 2018

The SUV will continue to feature the existing engine lineup that includes 1.6-litre Dual VTVT petrol, a 1.4-litre CRDi and a 1.6-litre U2 CRDi VGT oil burner. Transmission options will include a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic unit. Read More

Expected Price Rs 9 lakh to Rs 14 lakh
Engine Specs 1.6L Petrol, 1.4L & 1.6L Diesel
Competition Honda BRV, Renault Duster

New Upcoming Cars At Auto Expo 2018 – Tata Cars

Tata X451

Another important product to join the list of new upcoming cars at Auto Expo 2018 is the Tata X451 premium hatchback. This all-new premium hatchback will rival the Maruti Baleno, VW Polo and Hyundai Elite i20. Codenamed X451, the car will be based on the company’s new AMP platform. It is likely to make its debut at the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo as pre-production concept, while the launch could take place in the second half of 2018.

Tata X451 India

The hatchback is expected to share its engine specs with the Nexon SUV. While the petrol model could get a 1.2-litre Revotron engine, the oil burner could be a 1.5-litre TDI unit. Transmission options are likely to include a 5-speed manual and an AMT unit. Read More

Expected Launch 2018
Expected Price Rs 5 – Rs 8 lakh
Engine 4-cylinder Petrol & Diesel

Tata Q501

Being an all-new product, the Tata Q501 7-seater premium SUV will be the highlight at the new upcoming cars at Auto Expo 2018. Codenamed Q501, the SUV will be based on the Land Rover Discovery Sport family. This premium SUV has already entered into the testing phase. The company could use the Auto Expo 2018 prestigious platform to unveil its most important product to the world. Besides platform, the SUV could also share structural components from the Discovery.

Tata Q501 price in India

The Q501 is likely to be powered by a 2.0-litre MultiJet II diesel engine that will produce close to 170bhp of power. This model will come with both manual and automatic transmission options. Top-end model is likely to get AWD system with a Land Rover’s Terrain Response program. Read More

Expected Launch 2018
Expected Price Rs 30 – Rs 35 lakh
Engine 2.0-litre Multijet II Diesel

Tata Q502/Merlin

Tata Q5 SUV

Besides Q501, Tata Motors is working on a five-seater premium SUV that will rival the Jeep Compass and Hyundai Tucson. Codenamed Q502, the new SUV could be called Tata Merlin and will be launched as new generation Safari Storme. It will be developed on the Land Rover Discover platform and will have high ground clearance and high water wading capacity. It will also get Land Rover Terrain Response system. Powering the SUV will be a new 2.0-litre Multijet diesel engine that is good for 170bhp and 350Nm of torque. Transmission options will include a six-speed manual and a six-speed automatic unit. Set to be Tata’s first premium SUV, the Q502 will be one of the most important products among other new upcoming cars at the Auto Expo 2018. Read More

Expected Launch Second Half of 2018
Expected Price Rs 18 – Rs 25 lakh
Engine 2.0-litre Multijet II Diesel

Tata Mid-sized sedan

Tata X451 micro SUV India

The homegrown automaker is also considering a mid-sized sedan to take on the likes of Honda City and Maruti Ciaz. If reports are to be believed, the concept version of the sedan could be unveiled at the Auto Expo 2018. The sedan will be based on the X451 platform and will share engine lineup with the Tata Nexon compact SUV.

Expected Launch 2019
Expected Price Rs 8.50 – Rs 13 lakh
Engine 1.2-litre Petrol & 1.5-litre  Diesel

Tata Tiago Electric

It has been a while since Tata Motors is trying to enter into the growing electric car segment. The first Tata electric car could be the Tiago electric, which is likely to make its global debut at the Auto Expo 2018. If media reports are to be believed, the production of the car will enter production towards the end of August 2017. However, the car will initially go on sale in international markets. Read More

Expected Launch 2019
Expected Price Rs 8 – Rs 10 lakh
Engine NA

Tamo Racemo

Tata Motors is aiming globalization and in order to meet global requirements, the homegrown automaker has introduced its new Tamo brand. The first product under this brand is a sports car – Racemo, which made its global debut at 2017 Geneva Motor Show. In India, the Racemo will make its official entry at the Auto Expo 2018. It is based on the company’s new AMP or Advanced Modular Platform. It is a two-seater, mid-engined sportscar, which is likely to be launched in the Indian market in the second half of 2018.

Tamo Racemo Front 3 Quarter

It is powered by a 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine that is capable of producing 186bhp of power and 210Nm of torque. Power will be transmitted to the rear wheels via a 6-speed AMT unit + paddle shifters. The vehicle is claimed to accelerate 100kmph from zero in just 6 seconds. Read More

Expected Launch 2018
Expected Price Rs 25 – Rs 30 lakh
Engine 1.2-litre Revotron Turbocharged Petrol

Tata C Cube

Tata Tamo C Cube 2

Besides Racemo, Tata’s sub-brand Tamo is likely to showcase the C-Cube hatchback concept at the Auto Expo 2018. This premium hatchback is expected to share its platform with the Tiago. First unveiled at the 2017 Future Decoded event in Mumbai, the C-Cube is a sporty looking hatchback. This car is equipped with the company’s new interface application and Microsoft-enabled functionalities.

Expected Launch 2020
Expected Price
Engine

New Upcoming Cars At Auto Expo 2018 – Mahindra Cars

Mahindra XUV Aero

Upcoming Mahindra Cars at Auto Expo 2018 XUV Aero

Another exciting product to join our list of new upcoming cars at Auto Expo 2018 is the Mahindra XUV Aero. While the concept car was showcased at the 2016 Delhi Auto Show, the company could showcase the near production model at the 2018 model. The homegrown UV maker has already confirmed that the XUV Aero coupe-like SUV will enter into production in late 2018 or early 2019. It will also be exported to select international markets in 2019-2020. In India, the SUV could go on sale by early 2019. It will be powered by a 210bhp, 2.2-litre mHawk diesel engine paired to either a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic gearbox. It will also offer four driving modes – Off-road, Race, Sport and Street. Read More

Expected Launch Late 2018 or Early 2019
Expected Price Rs 20 lakh – Rs 25 lakh

Mahindra KUV100 facelift

The homegrown automaker is planning to launch the updated version of its smallest SUV – KUV100. The small SUV currently features aggressive styling with lots of curves and creases. If reports are to be believed, the next model is expected to get a neat design with minor changes to headlamps, tailgate and bumpers. The cabin is likely to get better quality material and fit and finish. Mechanically, the SUV will continue to feature the same set of engines – a 1.2-litre mFalcon G80 petrol and a 1.2-litre mFalcon D75 diesel.

Upcoming Mahindra Cars at Auto Expo 2018

Expected Launch Late 2018 or Early 2019
Expected Price Rs 20 lakh – Rs 25 lakh

Mahindra XUV700

The homegrown utility vehicle is working on an all-new 7-seater premium SUV. It is expected that Mahindra is planning to launch the new-generation Rexton SUV under Mahindra umbrella in India. SsangYong has already unveiled the new Rexton SUV for the global markets, and the same is expected to be launched in India. Codenamed Y400, the new SUV is likely to be called Mahindra XUV700. This premium SUV will take on the likes of Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour and the Isuzu MUX. The new SUV is likely to be powered by a 2.2-litre turbo diesel engine coupled to a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed automatic gearbox.

Upcoming Mahindra Cars at Auto Expo 2018 XUV700

Expected Launch 2018
Expected Price Rs 20 lakh – Rs 25 lakh

Mahindra TUV LWB

The homegrown automaker is also working on the long-wheelbase version of the TUV300. Likely to be called TUV500, the SUV will be launched in early 2018. Design of the SUV will be similar to the smaller sibling, except for the longer wheelbase to create extra space for third row of seats. It is likely to be powered by a 1.99-litre mHawk diesel engine.

Upcoming Mahindra Cars at Auto Expo 2018 TUV500

Expected Launch 2018
Expected Price Rs 6 lakh – Rs 10 lakh

Mahindra U321 MPV

Besides S201, Mahindra is also working on an all-new MPV – codenamed U321 – for the Indian market. The MPV will come as a replacement for the ageing Xylo. It will directly rival against the Toyota Innova Crysta and the Tata Hexa. Likely to be unveiled at Delhi Auto Show in 2018, the MPV could be launched in the second half of next year.

Upcoming Mahindra Cars at Auto Expo 2018 MPV

The vehicle is likely to get conventional MPV design, featuring Mahindra’s toothed grille, bulbous headlamps with projectors and split rear-inlets, wraparound taillamps and large windscreen with wiper. This premium MPV is likely to be powered by a 1.99-litre diesel engine that produces 140PS and 320Nm of torque. Transmission options are likely to include a 6-speed manual or automatic unit. Read More

Expected Launch 2018
Expected Price Rs 10 lakh – Rs 15 lakh

Mahindra S201

To be launched as urban premium SUV, the S201 is one of the most exciting upcoming cars at Auti Expo 2018. This compact SUV will be based on the SsangYong Tivoli platform. The company has already started testing this SUV and is expected to be launched in the second half of 2018. If reports are to be believed, the new model could be named Mahindra XUV300. While the Tivoli sits above 4 meter in length, the SUV could be a sub-4 meter car. This SUV will be designed with the help of Pininfarina, which is a famous Italian car design house owned by Mahindra and SsangYong.

New Cars At Auto Expo 2018

Under the bonnet is likely to be an all-new 1.5-litre TGDI petrol engine, which will be co-developed by Mahindra & SsangYong. On the other hand, the diesel version is expected to be the same 1.5-litre mHawk100 unit that also powers the TUV300 and NuvoSport. Transmission options are likely to include a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic.

Expected Launch 2018
Expected Price Rs 10 lakh – Rs 15 lakh

New Mahindra Bolero (U302)

This could be another surprise from the homegrown automaker at the Auto Expo 2018. This model design is likely to be inspired by a ‘battle tank’. It is expected to have a high ground clearance, flat roof, raised shoulder and other aggressive elements. The SUV is likely to be powered by a 1.5-litre mHawk100 diesel engine that is good for 100bhp and 240Nm of torque. Read More

Expected Launch Late 2018 or Early 2019
Expected Price Rs 7 lakh – Rs 9 lakh

New Upcoming Cars At Auto Expo 2018 – Honda Cars

Honda HRV

It is based on the Jazz platform that also underpins the City sedan. The design inspiration for the SUV comes from Honda’s new ‘EXCITING H Design’. It will come with two engine options – a 1.5-litre VTEC turbocharged petrol and a 1.6-litre i-DTEC diesel. While the former is good for 175bhp of power and 220Nm of torque, the oil burner churns out 118bhp and 300Nm of torque. A six-speed manual gearbox will be offered as standard while a six-speed automatic will come as an optional.

Honda HRV price, specifications

It is based on the Jazz platform that also underpins the City sedan. The design inspiration for the SUV comes from Honda’s new ‘EXCITING H Design’. It will come with two engine options – a 1.5-litre VTEC turbocharged petrol and a 1.6-litre i-DTEC diesel. While the former is good for 175bhp of power and 220Nm of torque, the oil burner churns out 118bhp and 300Nm of torque. A six-speed manual gearbox will be offered as standard while a six-speed automatic will come as an optional. Read More

Expected Launch 2018
Expected Price Rs 15 – Rs 18 lakh
Engine 1.6L diesel & 1.5L petrol

Honda Jazz facelift

Honda has introduced the updated Jazz hatchback in the Japanese market. In India, the new model is likely to be unveiled at the Auto Expo 2018. It receives minimalistic changes to both exterior and interior, with majority of the updates given to its looks. The company might also tweak the engine to address the diesel NVH levels issue.

New Honda Jazz 2017 Revealed Front

The hatchback now features new Solid Wing Face grille, revised headlamp cluster and a restyled bumper with fog lamps. Inside the cabin, the Jazz facelift is likely to get the new 7-inch touchscreen Digipad that is compatible with MirrorLink, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Navigation. It will continue to feature the same 1.2-litre i-VTEC petrol and 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel engines. Read More

Expected Launch 2018
Expected Price Rs 5.5 – Rs 9 lakh
Engine 1.5L Diesel & 1.2L Petrol

Honda Civic

Ready to make its re-entry in India, the new generation Civic is among the several new upcoming cars at Auto Expo 2018. The Civic has recently entered into its tenth generation and the same model will be launched in the Indian market. Honda also aims to locally develop the new Civic, which will help to price this sedan aggressively. It will rival the Volkswagen Jetta, Toyota Corolla, Hyundai Elantra and the Skoda Octavia. The sedan is likely to be unveiled at the Delhi Auto Expo 2018.

New Honda Civic 2016 rear

The new Civic is expected to come in both petrol and diesel fuel options. The petrol line-up is likely to include a 1.8-litre and a 1.5-litre unit. On the other hand, the oil burner will be a 1.6-litre i-DTEC unit that also powers the global-spec Honda CR-V. This engine is good for 118bhp and 300Nm of torque. Transmission options are likely to include a six-speed manual and a CVT automatic unit. Read More

Expected Launch 2018
Expected Price Rs 15 – Rs 20 lakh
Engine 1.8L Petrol & 1.6L Diesel

Honda CRV

The next model in our list of upcoming new Honda cars at Auto Expo 2018 is the new generation CRV SUV. For the first time, the SUV will be offered as 7-seater car and will also come with a diesel powertrain. Under the bonnet will be a new 1.6-litre i-DTEC diesel engine paired to an all-new ZF 9-speed automatic gearbox. On the flip side, the gasoline version will be powered by the same 2.4-litre i-VTEC engine coupled to a CVT gearbox.

TThe fifth generation CRV is developed on the new Civic’s platform, and has 41mm longer wheelbase compared to the existing model. The company aims to achieve 65 per cent localisation with the new CRV in India. This will help the company to price this popular SUV competitively. Read More

Expected Launch 2018
Expected Price Rs 25 – Rs 28 lakh
Engine 2.4L Petrol & 1.6L Diesel

New Upcoming Cars At Auto Expo 2018 – Toyota Cars

Toyota CHR

2017 Toyota CHR India front profile

Buoyed by excellent response for new Fortuner & Innova, Toyota is planning to introduce more premium products in the Indian market. First car to join our list of upcoming cars at Auto Expo 2018 is the long awaited Toyota CHR. To be positioned below the Fortuner, the CHR will challenge the likes of Hyundai Tucson, Creta, Mahindra XUV500, Renault Kaptur and the upcoming Honda HRV. After new Prius, the CHR will be the second Toyota in India to be based on the new TNGA platform. Likely to be launched in the second half of 2018, the CHR is expected to make its Indian debut at the Delhi Auto Expo 2018.

The CHR is expected to be offered in both petrol & hybrid versions. The gasoline version could get a 1.2-litre turbocharged or a 2.0L 4-cylinder unit producing 113bhp/184Nm and 148bhp/193Nm respectively. The hybrid version is likely to include a 1.8-litre petrol + Electric motor with a combined output of 168bhp and 305Nm. Transmission options are likely to include a 6-speed MT, 6-speed AT and a CVT automatic.

Expected Launch 2018-19
Expected Price Rs 15 – Rs 20 lakh
Engine NA

Toyota Camry 2018

New Toyota Camry 2018 in red colour

The Japanese automaker has unveiled the 2018 Toyota Camry sedan at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. This model has been designed on the TNGA (Toyota New Global Architecture), which also underpins the new Prius. Compared to the outgoing model, the next Camry looks premium. It receives new grille, sharp headlamps, curvaceous hood, prominent creases, sculpted C-pillar, LED tail-lamps, etc.

The sedan measures 4,899.34mm in length, 1,838.96mm in width and 1,445.26mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,824.48mm. It gets 10 airbags as standard and a backup camera, vehicle stability control, traction control, ABS, EBD, brake assist and smart stop technology. In India, the sedan will get a new 2.5-litre inLine-4 petrol and new-gen Toyota Hybrid system. Paired to a new Direct Shift-8AT gearbox, the new engine will deliver higher power and torque figures.

Expected Launch 2018-19
Expected Price Rs 32 – Rs 36 lakh
Engine NA

Toyota Vios

Upcoming Cars At Auto Expo 2018

With an aim to mark strong presence in the mid-sized sedan, the Japanese automaker is planning to launch its global sedan – Vios in India. The Japanese maker is already selling the Etios sedan, but it failed to live up the company’s expectation. Toyota will launch the next-generation Vios sedan. It is expected to make its Indian debut at the Auto Expo 2018 in Delhi, while launch could take place towards the end of 2018. The sedan will be manufactured at the company’s production facility in Bangalore.

It will rival the Honda City, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, VW Vento and the Hyundai Verna. Interestingly, Toyota is also considering the hybrid version of the car. The petrol version is likely to be a 1.5-litre unit, while the oil burner could be a 1.4-litre D-4D motor. Transmission options are likely to include a 5-speed manual and a CVT unit.

Expected Launch 2018-19
Expected Price Rs 8 – Rs 12 lakh
Engine 1.5L Diesel or 1.4L Diesel

 New Upcoming Cars At Auto Expo 2018 – Fiat & Jeep Cars

Fiat Tipo Sedan

The first model from the Italian automaker in our list of new upcoming cars at Auto Expo 2018 is the Tipo sedan. The company will replace the ageing Linea sedan globally with an all-new car. First unveiled at the 2015 Istanbul Motor Show, the Tipo looks sportier and edgier. In India, the sedan will be manufactured at the company’s Ranjangaon facility in Maharashtra.

Cars at Auto Expo 2018

The Tipo sedan will come with two engine options – a 1.4-litre FIRE petrol and a 1.3-litre MJD II diesel. Power will be transmitted to the front wheels via a 5-speed gearbox. It will rival against the likes of the Hyundai Verna, Honda City, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz and the VW Vento. Read More

Expected Launch 2018-19
Expected Price Rs 10 – Rs 14 lakh
Engine 1.4L Petrol & 1.3L Diesel

New Fiat Argo

Like the Linea, the Italian automaker will replace the ageing Punto hatchback with an all-new car. The company has already revealed the compact hatchback for the Brazilian market. Called Argo, the hatchback might have its India debut at the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo.

Fiat Argo Red - Upcoming Cars In India

Design of the all-new Fiat Argo seems inspired from the European-spec Fiat Tipo. The hatchback is likely to share its engine lineup from the current global-spec Punto hatchback – i.e. a 1.2-litre petrol and a 1.3-litre MJD unit. The top-spec model could be powered by a 1.4-litre T-Jet turbo petrol unit. Both manual and automatic versions of the car will be on offer. Read More

Expected Launch 2018
Expected Price Rs 5 – Rs 8 lakh
Engine 1.2L Petrol & 1.3L Diesel

Jeep Renegade

Jeep Renegade is undoubtedly one of the most important products to join our list of new upcoming cars at Auto Expo 2018. This SUV has already created lot of buzz much before its launch here. The smallest SUV in Jeep’s range has been spotted testing in India near Fiat’s production unit in Pune, Maharashtra. Based on the FCA Small Wide 4×4 platform, the entry level off-roader will share underpinnings with Fiat 500X and Compass. As for the mechanicals, Renegade is expected to get 2.0-litre Multijet2 engine from Fiat. This unit will offer power in two states of tune-138bhp and 168bhp and will get a choice between 6-speed manual & 9-speed automatic unit with 4×2 and 4×4 drivetrain.

Jeep Renegade Front

Expected Launch 2018
Expected Price Rs 10 – Rs 15 lakh
Engine 2.0L Diesel

Jeep Compass Trailhawk

Before the roll out of its most affordable SUV for the Indian market, Jeep revealed the Compass model to the media at an event on April 12, 2017. While the production of Compass will commence from June, the SUV is gearing up for launch in August or September. At its India debut, the carmaker revealed concrete details pertaining to the model and announced that it will bring a more powerful version of the SUV christened Compass Trailhawk at the 2018 Auto Expo. Injected with proper off-road capabilities, the more powerful version will get a higher capacity engine and will sit at the top of the Compass range.

2017 Jeep Compass Front

Expected Launch 2018
Expected Price Rs 25 – Rs 28 lakh
Engine 2.0L Diesel

New Upcoming Cars At Auto Expo 2018 – Nissan

Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf India electric car

Nissan recently released a teaser image of the new-generation Leaf hatchback ahead of its official debut at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show in September. The company will launch new-gen Leaf in global markets by the end of this calendar year, while it has been confirmed for the Indian market, it may be introduced here sometime next year. In India, Leaf will come via CBU route initially, though the company may look at its local assembly later. Moreover, the car will benefit from the government’s FAME scheme, reducing the price marginally. The teaser picture released recently features LED projector headlamps with LED DRLs. While concrete details will be revealed this September, Nissan could bring the car to next year’s Expo in February. Read More

Expected Launch 2018
Expected Price Rs 25 – Rs 28 lakh
Engine NA

New Nissan Micra

Unveiled at the 2016 Paris Motor Show, the new generation Nissan Micra hatchback is expected to make its Indian debut at Auto Expo 2018. The global spec model is based on Renault-Nissan Alliance’s CMF-B (Common Modular Family) architecture. However, the India-spec model will retain the existing V-platform. The overall design of the car is heavily inspired from the Nissan Sway concept, which was unveiled at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show.

New Nissan Micra 2018 side profile

Dimensionally, the new Micra measures 3,995mm in length, 1,742mm in width and 1,452mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,525mm. Talking about mechanicals, the hatchback will continue to be offered with a 1.2-litre petrol and a 1.5-litre diesel unit. Transmission options are likely to include a 5-speed manual and an automatic unit. Read More

Expected Launch 2018
Expected Price Rs 6 – Rs 9 lakh
Engine 1.2L Petrol & 1.5L Diesel

Nissan Kicks

Nissan Kicks India

Swept by the SUV craze, India is bound to witness launch of several new models in this segment in the coming months. The model was teased officially ahead of its debut at the Auto Shanghai in April. From the looks of it, the SUV sports contemporary elements and will get five-seat layout on the inside. IN terms of looks, the SUV is likely to share design cues with the upcoming Kaptur SUV. The company is planning to introduce Kicks in 80 countries globally including the Indian market. While it is one of the new upcoming cars at Auto Expo 2018, the SUV may launch later in that year. Read More

Expected Launch 2018
Expected Price Rs 10 – Rs 15 lakh
Engine 1.5L Petrol & 1.5L Diesel

Datsun GO Cross

Datsun GO Cross Price

GO Cross production model is the only Datsun product in our list of new upcoming cars at Auto Expo 2018. The vehicle is likely to be launched in first half of next year. Based on the Nissan’s V minus platform, the GO cross will take on the likes of Maruti Vitara Brezza and Ford EcoSport. The vehicle was previewed as concept at the Delhi Auto Expo 2016. Internally known as EM2, the compact SUV will be produced at the Renault-Nissan Alliance’s production facility in Chennai. Sharing components with GO+ MPV, the crossover is expected to be priced aggressively.

The GO Cross could be the first Datsun car to get a diesel powertrain. While the petrol version is likely to get a 76bhp, 1.2-litre unit, the oil burner could be a 1.5-litre K9K unit. A five-speed manual gearbox will be offered as standard, while an AMT unit could be offered as optional. Know More

Expected Launch 2018
Expected Price Rs 10 – Rs 15 lakh
Engine 1.5L Petrol & 1.5L Diesel

New Upcoming Cars At Auto Expo 2018 – Renault Cars

New Renault Duster

New 2018 Renault Duster Rear

Renault will launch the new generation Duster SUV in India in 2018-19. Launched in 2012, the Duster is among the popular models in the SUV segment. The new model will receive significant design changes and new features. The biggest change will be inside the cabin and it will be a 7-seater SUV. It will be developed on the BO/Logan platform that will be modified to accommodate 7 seats. Under the hood, the SUV is expected to remain unchanged. Ahead of its launch in India, the new Duster will be showcased alongside other new upcoming cars at Auto Expo 2018. Read More

Expected Launch Either 2018 or 2019
Expected Price Rs 10 lakh to Rs 15 lakh

Renault Koleos

New Renault Koleos 2017 India side profile

The French automaker could re-launch the Koleos SUV in its new avatar in the country. The SUV was unveiled at the 2016 Beijing Motor Show and Paris Motor Show. This seven-seater SUV could make its India debut at the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo. It will be equipped with several high-end features such as a 7.0-inch infotainment system, a Bose music system with 12 speakers, leather seats, etc. Read More

Expected Launch Early next year
Expected Price Rs 24 lakh to Rs 28 lakh

Renault Megane

2017 Renault Megane Sedan India 5

The French automaker is planning to introduce its global sedan – Megane – in the Indian market. This sedan will come as a replacement for the Fluence, which failed to live up the company’s expectation. First unveiled at the 2016 Paris Motor Show, the Megane could make its way to Indian market at the Delhi Auto Expo 2018.

The sedan will take on the likes of Hyundai Elantra, Toyota Corolla Altis and the upcoming Honda Civic. It is likely to come in petrol and diesel fuel options and with both manual and automatic transmission options.Read More

Expected Launch Sometime in 2018
Expected Price Rs 15 lakh to Rs 18 lakh

Kia Cars At Auto Expo 2018

Kia Rio Sedan

Kia Rio Sedan India Front

Kia, the South Korean automaker is planning to unveil at-least 3-4 new products at the Delhi Auto Expo 2018. The compact will initially launch a mid-sized sedan and a compact SUV in India. It is expected that the Rio sedan could make its way to Indian market. A possible debut at the Auto Expo 2018 can’t be ignored. This mid-sized sedan made its global debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. Likely to be launched in 2019, the sedan will rival the Honda City, Hyundai Verna and Maruti Suzuki Ciaz. Based on the i20 platform, the mid-sized sedan will have several styling elements for an enhanced look.

This mid-sized sedan will come with two engine options – a 1.4-litre petrol and a 1.6-litre diesel engine. Transmission options will include a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic gearbox.

Expected Launch Sometime in 2018-19
Expected Price Rs 9 lakh to Rs 12 lakh

Kia Picanto

The Korean giant is also considering the Picanto hatchback for the Indian market. This model could also be unveiled at the Delhi Auto Expo 2018. Set to rival the likes of Hyundai Grand i10 and Maruti Swift, the Picanto will be Kia’s one of the important products in our list of cars at Auto Expo 2018. Talking about design highlights, the small car will feature a small, squared bonnet and sharp pulled-back headlamps, small mesh grille with chrome surround and others in its league.

2017 Kia Picanto GT Line side profile

It will be powered by a 1.2-litre Kappa VTVT petrol engine that is capable of producing 81bhp of power at 6,000rpm and 114Nm of torque at 4,000rpm. Transmission options will include a 5-speed manual and an AMT unit.

Expected Launch Sometime in 2019
Expected Price Rs 5 lakh to Rs 8 lakh

Kia Stonic

The next model to join the kia’s upcoming cars at Auto Expo 2018 is the Stonic compact SUV, which recently made its global debut at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The global model is equipped with several high-end features include a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system that is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Kia cars at Auto Expo 2018

Engine setup for the compact SUV will include a 1.4-litre U2 CRDi diesel and 1.4-litre petrol units. Transmission options will include a 5-speed manual, a six-speed automatic and a 6-speed manual unit.

Expected Launch Sometime in 2019
Expected Price Rs 10 lakh to Rs 15 lakh

MG Motor Cars At Auto Expo 2018

MG GS SUV

MG Cars At Auto Expo 2018

SAIC will introduce the MG Motor in the Indian market in 2019. If reports are to be believed, the company could showcase its upcoming products at the Delhi Auto Expo 2018. The company is planning to launch 4 new cars including two SUVs, 1 hatchback and 1 premium sedan. The first model could be MG GS SUV, which is a soft-roader and is based on a modular SUV platform. It measures 4,500mm in length, which makes it a direct rival to Hyundai Tucson. Engine options for the SUV include a 1.5-litre petrol and a 1.6-litre diesel.

Expected Launch Sometime in 2018-19
Expected Price Rs 15 lakh to Rs 18 lakh

MG XS Compact SUV

MG Cars At Auto Expo 2018

The next product to from the MG Motors in our list of upcoming cars at Auto Expo 2018 is the XS compact SUV, which is also based on the GS SUV. MG XS will be a compact SUV to rival the likes of Hyundai Creta and Renault Duster. The SUV is likely to come with two petrol engines include a 1.0-litre, turbocharged engine and a 1.5-litre naturally aspirated motor. Diesel version is likely to get a 1.6-litre unit.

Expected Launch Sometime in 2018-19
Expected Price Rs 10 lakh to Rs 15 lakh

MG3 hatchback

MG Cars At Auto Expo 2018

Carrying European design, the MG3 hatchback will be a premium hatchback to rival Maruti Baleno and Hyundai Elite i20. Powering the hatchback is a 105bhp, 1.5-litre petrol engine that is mated to a five-speed gearbox. It is expected to be launched in India in 2019.

Ford Cars At Auto Expo 2018

2018 Ford Figo

Cars At Auto Expo 2018

The American automaker is working on the new-gen Figo hatchback, which could make its debut at the Auto Expo 2018. It is expected that the company could unveil the pre-production version of the hatchback, while the launch is likely to take place towards the end of 2018 or early 2019. The vehicle is likely to get radical design changes and new interior. It is also expected to get new features, but the engine specs and platform will remain the same.

Expected Launch Sometime in 2018-19
Expected Price Rs 4.5 lakh to Rs 8 lakh

2018 Ford Aspire

Cars At Auto Expo 2018

Besides new Figo, Ford will also launch the 2018 Aspire compact sedan in India. The model will share the centre stage with other Ford cars at Auto Expo 2018. Like the Figo, the compact sedan will be developed on the existing platform. While mechanics of the car will remain unchanged, the vehicle will get new design and improved cabin. It is expected to get Ford’s SYNC3 infotainment system and other high-end features.

Expected Launch Sometime in 2018-19
Expected Price Rs 5.5 lakh to Rs 9.5 lakh

Ford Mustang Facelift

 

Ford’s pony car is set to receive a major upgrade sometime next year. Already on sale in select international markets, the updated Mustang will get vital design changes and an array of connectivity features. The major will be offered under the bonnet. It will get a new engine and gearbox option. Inside the cabin, the vehicle gets 12.0-inch wide digital instrument cluster and FordPass smartphone application.

Expected Launch Sometime in 2018-19
Expected Price Rs 50 lakh to Rs 55 lakh

Other Cars At Auto Expo 2018

Peugeot 2008 SUV

Peugeot, the French automaker is all set to enter into Indian market in the next 2 years. If reports are to be believed, the company could showcase its products at the Auto Expo 2018. The first Peugeot car will be a compact SUV – 2008, which is already on sale in the global markets. This compact SUV will rival the Hyundai Creta and Renault Duster. The vehicle was revealed at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. The SUV will be offered in both petrol and diesel guise. While the petrol version will get a 1.2-litre 4-cylinder engine, the oil burner is likely to be a 1.6-litre BlueHDi unit. Both manual and automatic versions will be on offer.

Expected Launch 2019
Expected Price Rs 10 lakh – Rs 15 lakh

Peugeot 208 hatchback

The French automaker has already started testing this hatchback on Indian roads. This premium hatchback will rival the Hyundai Elite i20, Maruti Baleno and others in its league. In international markets, the 208 comes with three PureTech petrol engine options – a 1.0-litre and a 1.2-litre. The India-spec model will also get a diesel powertrain.

Expected Launch 2019
Expected Price Rs 10 lakh – Rs 15 lakh

Audi Q2

The German luxury carmaker will launch its smallest SUV – Audi Q2 – in the country in 2018. To be slotted below Q3, the premium crossover will be showcased alongside several other cars at Auto Expo 2018. In UK, the SUV is available in four versions – SE, Sport, S Line and the Exclusive Edition. It is offered with four engine options – 1.0L TSI, 1.4L TSI CoD, 1.6L TDI and 2.0L TDI Quattro. For the Indian market, the SUV will be offered with two engine options – a 1.4-litre TDI petrol and a 1.6-litre TDI diesel. Transmission options will include a six-speed manual and an automatic unit.

Expected Launch 2019
Expected Price Rs 10 lakh – Rs 15 lakh
Cars At Auto Expo 2018
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The 14th edition of motoring show - Delhi Auto Expo 2018 - will witness launch and unveilings of several new cars. Here is a comprehensive list of upcoming new cars at Auto Expo 2018 in February.

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