Here we bring you a list of top 5 upcoming cars from top 5 cars makers of India
India’s car market will soon witness a range of new cars in different segments. In fact, some of the global brands will mark their entry into India in 2019. While MG Motors and Kia will launch their respective SUVs in 2019, PSA Groupe will mark its entry into India in 2020. While new automakers are coming, existing makers are readying their new products to further strengthen their market position. Here we bring you a list of top 5 upcoming cars from top 5 cars makers of India –
– Maruti Future S (New ZEN)
India’s largest carmaker, Maruti Suzuki will launch a mini SUV in the second half of 2019. This micro SUV will be based on the Future S Concept, which was showcased at the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo. If media reports are to be believed, this model could be called the Maruti Suzuki ZEN. It will be positioned against the likes of Renault Kwid 1.0L, Mahindra KUV100 NXT and others.
Expected Launch – October-November 2019
Korean automaker, Hyundai will officially enter into the sub-4 meter SUV space with an all-new compact SUV – codenamed QXi. Rumoured to be called the Hyundai STYX, the small SUV will rival the likes of Maruti Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon and the Ford EcoSport. It will also mark the debut of Hyundai’s new turbocharged petrol and a 1.5-litre turbo diesel engine.
Expected Launch – March-April 2019
Buoyed by positive response for Nexon and Tiago, Tata Motors is now ready to launch a 5-seater premium SUV Harrier. It will be the brand’s first SUV to feature the new OMEGA platform, which is borrowed from Land Rover’s D8 architecture. This SUV will also mark the debut of Tata’s new IMPACT 2.0 Design philosophy. It will be powered by a 2.0-litre KRYOTEC diesel engine producing 140bhp of power and 300Nm of torque. A six-speed manual gearbox driving power to the front wheels will come as standard.
Expected Launch – January 2019
In order to regain pole position in the UV segment, Mahindra is readying a range of new SUVs for India. The company will launch a sub-4 meter SUV – codenamed S201 – in early 2019. This model will rival the likes of Tata Nexon, Ford EcoSport and the Maruti Vitara Brezza. It will be based on SsangYong’s X100 platform that also underpins the Tivoli. The SUV is claimed to offer segment-leading features like 7-airbags, sunroof, all disc brakes, etc. In fact, it is rumoured to be the most powerful car in its category.
Expected Launch – January-March 2019
The iconic Honda Civic will officially mark its re-entry into India in early 2019. The company had showcased the 10th generation model at the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo. It will be offered in petrol and diesel guise. The sedan will receive a 1.6-litre i-DTEC turbo-diesel engine that produces 118bhp of power and 300Nm of torque.
Expected Launch – February 2019