Take a look at the list of top 6 popular cars in India that desperately need a makeover to keep sales momentum
Take a look at the list of top 6 popular cars in India that desperately need a makeover to keep sales momentum –
– Tata Safari
One of the oldest cars currently on sale is the Tata Safari, which was first launched in 1998. The company had launched the updated Safari Storme in 2012, which failed to generate volumes for the automaker. The Safari nameplate is still very popular among Indians and Tata could utilize this name for its upcoming 7-seater premium SUV based on Harrier’s OMEGA platform. A more premium, powerful and stylish Safari could be a huge hit in the SUV-loving nation. Also See – 5 Upcoming Cars Coming Back To India
– Mahindra Scorpio
Mahindra’s most popular SUV – Scorpio also need a new-generation model. In fact, the homegrown automaker has already started working on the new Scorpio, which is likely to be launched in 2020. The new model is claimed to be premium in nature and will be positioned against the Tata Harrier. Expect new model to further improve the brand’s shares in the highly competitive SUV market.
– Mahindra Bolero
Mahindra’s top-selling product – Bolero – will need a complete makeover. The current Bolero is not likely to meet the upcoming stringent crash test, and will need a better structure integrity. Moreover, the company would add a better interior to further boost sales. The new Bolero is likely to be based on the next-generation Thar’s platform, which is expected to arrive in late 2019. Also See – All-New Mahindra Bolero Will Be Better In Quality
– Maruti Alto
The Alto nameplate has been the household name of middle-class Indians, and is popular among first time car buyers and nuclear families. However, the growing competition and outdated design has impacted its sales. The Alto will receive a major makeover sometime next year or early 2020. The company is also working on the next-gen Alto, which is expected to carry modern crossover-ish profile. Also See – 4 Mahindra SUVs To Get New-gen Models
– Honda Brio
Honda’s entry-level hatchback – Brio is one of the most driver-friendly cars currently on sale in our market. However, the outdated cabin and design has impacted its sales. A better equipped and modernised Brio could be a big hit in the market.
– Renault Duster
Renault’s most popular SUV – Duster is phasing stiff competition from Hyundai Creta. The sales has been impacted hugely, as the Duster’s interior quality is below par compared to its immediate rival. However, Renault is planning to introduce the next-gen Duster in India in 2019. With new model, Renault will surely aims to improve its market share.