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Upcoming Cars Under 10 Lakhs In India

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Upcoming cars under 10 lakhs – check out price, launch date, specifications, images and other details of upcoming new cars in India under Rs 10 lakh

The sub 10 lakh four-wheeler space is one of the most popular segments in India, with some of the top-selling models accounting for a huge chunk of sales. In other words, it could rightly be referred as the money-spinning segment with majority of volumes drawn by niche models such as Honda City, Maruti Vitara Brezza and the likes. In fact, City has been the most profitable product for the Japanese automaker in India. While we have already witnessed launch of some of the highly anticipated vehicles in the current year, there is lot more coming up in the next couple of years. If you are planning to buy a new car that falls in the same price band, here’s a complete list of the upcoming cars under 10 lakhs slated to launch in India in the next two years.

Upcoming Cars Under 10 Lakhs – Complete List

1. Tata Hornbill/ H2X

The homegrown automaker, Tata will enter into the micro SUV segment in India in 2020. The company had showcased the H2X concept at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. It is expected that the near-production model will make debut at the 2020 Auto Expo. To be positioned below Nexon, the Hornbill will be based on the Alfa modular platform that also underpins the Altroz premium hatchback. The small SUV will directly rival the likes of Mahindra KUV100 NXT and the upcoming Maruti’s mini SUV based on the Concept Future S. The small SUV is expected to be powered by a 1.2-litre petrol engine that will also power the Altroz.

Expected Price – Rs 5 lakh to Rs 7 lakh

Launch –  2020

Engine Options – 1.2L petrol

2. New Maruti Future S

Next in our list of upcoming cars under 10 lakhs is the new Maruti Future S concept. This model was unveiled at the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo. Designed in India, the concept previews an all-new design of Maruti’s future compact SUV. This will be the company’s first budget SUV in India. Featuring SUV-like stance and bold presence, the Maruti Suzuki Future S will rival several entry-level cars including Hyundai’s upcoming small car, Renault Kwid 1.0L and Mahindra KUV100 NXT.

This small SUV is based on Maruti Suzuki’s new generation HEARTECT platform. Design highlights include new LED headlamps with LED DRLs, chrome grille, sloping-type roofline, bright silver skid plates, etc. This entry-level SUV is expected to be powered by a 1.2-litre K-Series petrol engine that is good for 82bhp and 113Nm of torque. The company could also use the 1.0L K-Series engine that powers the Celerio.

Expected Price – Rs 4 lakh to Rs 7 lakh

Expected Launch – 2019

Engine Options – 1.2L petrol

3. New Nissan Micra

New generation Micra hatchback is the next model in our list of upcoming cars under 10 lakhs in India. The new-generation Micra is already on sale in the European markets. However, the India-spec model will be based on a new low-cost CMF-A+ platform. It will be bigger and more spacious than the outgoing model. In terms of features, the new model will get touchscreen infotainment system with smartphone connectivity features, automatic climate control, rear parking camera, LED DRLs, etc.

The hatchback will be bigger and more premium than the current model. It will be pitted against the likes of Maruti Baleno, Hyundai Elite i20 and Honda Jazz. The hatchback will share mechanics with the existing models. It will be powered by a 1.2-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel engine; however, both engines will be tuned for more power and fuel efficiency.

Expected Price – Rs 5.5 lakh to Rs 10 lakh

Expected Launch – 2019 Festive Season

Engine Options – 1.2L petrol & 1.5L diesel

4. Datsun Cross 2019

Nissan’s low-cost brand, Datsun will launch the production version of the GO Cross concept in the Indian market in 2018-19. Called Datsun Cross, this small SUV has already been launched in the Indonesian market. This model is a seven-seater crossover based on the GO+ MPV, but it comes with significant changes inside and outside. It shares most of its body panels with the GO+ MPV. Design highlights include body cladding, integrated roof spoiler, new front and higher ground clearance, etc.

Inside the cabin, the small SUV gets a new dashboard, a touchscreen infotainment system and newly styled air-conditioning vents. For passengers’ safety and security, this SUV gets dual-front airbags, ABS, stability control, rear parking sensors and seatbelts for all three rows as standard. It is powered by a 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder petrol engine paired to either a CVT automatic or a five-speed manual unit. Upon its launch, this crossover will challenge the likes of Tata Nexon, Honda WRV and Maruti Vitara Brezza.

Expected Price – Rs 5 lakh to Rs 7.5 lakh

Expected Launch – 2019

Engine Options – 1.2L petrol & 1.5L diesel

5. New 2019 Renault Duster

Next on our list of upcoming cars under 10 lakh slab, is the 2019 Renault Duster facelift. The company is already selling the second generation Duster in the international markets; however, India will receive the thoroughly updated version of the existing model. In aesthetic terms, the compact SUV will receive copious updates on the outside and inside. Besides the cosmetic updates, the car’s new model will receive a range of new comfort and connectivity features. The Duster facelift will be powered by a BS6 compliant 1.5-litre diesel and 1.5-litre petrol engine. Both manual and automatic versions will be on offer.

Expected Price – Rs 8.5 lakh to Rs 12 lakh

Expected Launch – 2019

Engine Options – 1.5L petrol & 1.5L diesel

6. New Hyundai Grand i10

Hyundai has started testing the new-gen Grand i10 hatchback, which is likely to be launched in the second half of 2019. The new model will be based on the new Santro’s platform, which is compatible to meet the upcoming crash test norms. It will be bigger and spacious than the outgoing model. While the overall profile will remain the same, the new Grand i10 will have modern design elements including LED DRLs and LED tail-lights. It will be powered by a BS6 compliant 1.2-litre petrol engine. The hatchback will also receive an AMT gearbox option. Continue reading…

Expected Price – Rs 5 lakh to Rs 8 lakh

Expected Launch – 2019

Engine Options – 1.2L petrol

7. 2020 Hyundai Elite i20

Korean automaker, Hyundai will launch the next-gen Elite i20 hatchback in the country in 2020. The new model will be based on the Venue’s platform. It will be wider than the outgoing model. The wheelbase will also be increased to improve the legroom space for the rear occupants. The hatchback will share most of the interior components with the Venue compact SUV, which means it will get the Hyundai’s BlueLink connectivity solution. Adding to it, the hatchback will receive the 1.0L 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine with 7-speed DCT. Other engine options will include a 1.2-litre petrol and a 1.4-litre diesel. Continue reading….

Expected Price – Rs 6 lakh to Rs 10 lakh

Expected Launch – 2020

Engine Options – 1.0L petrol, 1.2L Petrol & 1.4L diesel

8. New Volkswagen Polo

The German premium carmaker will launch the next generation VW Polo hatchback, which will be based on Volkswagen’s MQB-AO IN platform. The company is aiming to localise this platform in India to introduce several of its global cars. The new model is longer, wider and more spacious than the previous model. VW has already unveiled the new Polo in the European markets. It continues to feature VW’s evolutionary styling with sharp body creases, large stance, chiselled sides and modish cues. The cabin of the SUV features a high placed touchscreen, virtual cockpit digital instrument display from Audi TT, etc. It will be powered by a 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine. Transmission options will include a 5-speed manual and a 7-speed DSG automatic unit.

Expected Price – Rs 6 lakh to Rs 9 lakh

Expected Launch – 2020-21

Engine Options – 1.0L petrol

9. Tata Altroz

At the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo, Tata Motors had showcased the 45X premium hatchback concept. This model previews the brand’s future premium hatchback, which will be developed on Tata’s new AMP (Advanced Modular Platform). Called the Tata Altroz, the premium hatchback debuted at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. The new model will rival the likes of Maruti Baleno, Hyundai Elite i20 and Honda Jazz. Design inspiration for the car comes from Tata’s new IMPACT 2.0 design philosophy. The hatchback will be equipped with several modern technologies like touchscreen infotainment system, height adjustable drivers’ seat, multi-functional steering wheel, automatic climate control, etc. It will be powered by a 1.2-litre Revotron petrol engine that produces 100bhp of power and 172Nm of torque.

Expected Price – Rs 6 lakh to Rs 9 lakh

Expected Launch – 2019

Engine Options – 1.2L petrol & 1.5L diesel

Upcoming Cars Under 10 Lakhs In India
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