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Top 5 Upcoming New MPVs In India

Upcoming MPVs In India

Here is the list of upcoming new MPVs in India in the next 2 years.

Indian car buyers always looking for a product that offers spacious cabin to accommodate 7-adults comfortably. Known as MPVs or MUVs, these cars come with capable engines and feature-loaded cabin. Here is the list of upcoming MPVs that will go on sale in India in the next 2 years –

New Maruti Ertiga

After launching the new Swift and Dzire compact sedan, Maruti Suzuki is all set to launch the new-generation Ertiga. The new model is based on Suzuki’s new-generation HEARTECT platform, which is claimed to be lighter, stiffer and safer. Unveiled at the 2018 Indonesia International Motor Show, the new Ertiga is longer, wider and taller than the current model. Though, wheelbase of the car remains the same.

The new Ertiga comes with several design upgrades in the form of new grille, headlamps, alloy wheels and new LED tail-lights. The cabin is now more premium, featuring new 6.8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The new model is powered by a new 1.5-litre VVT petrol engine producing 104bhp and 138Nm of torque. The MPV is also expected to get a 1.5-litre diesel engine that will also power the new Ciaz facelift. Know more

Expected Launch – October 2018

Kia Grand Carnival

Korean automaker, Kia will officially enter into India in 2019 with a new SUV based on SP concept. Besides this SUV, the company will also aiming to enter into the MPV segment. At the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo, Kia had showcased the Grand Carnival MPV which is already on sale in select international markets. The Grand Carnival will be brand’s premium MPV. It is bigger than India’s best-selling MPV – Toyota Innova Crysta. This model is around 380mm longer and has 310mm longer wheelbase than the Innova, which ensures spacious cabin. The India-spec Carnival will be powered by a 2.2-litre diesel engine that produces 200bhp of power and 441Nm of torque.

Expected Launch – 2020

Renault RBC

French automaker, Renault is working on an all-new entry-level MPV – codenamed RBC – in the Indian market. The car will be based on Renault-Nissan Alliance’s CMF-A platform that also underpins the Kwid. The new model is expected to sit under 4 meter in length and will come with three-row seats. The car will be positioned below the Ertiga MPV in yhe market. Read more….

Expected Launch – 2019

Mitsubishi Xpander

Japanese automaker, Mitsubishi is planning to launch 3 all-new Utility Vehicles in the Indian market by 2020. The company is also considering the Xpander MPV, which is already on sale in the Indonesian market. The Crossover-MPV could be locally developed at Renault-Nissan Alliance’s plant in India. It is powered by a EURO IV-compliant 4A91 1.50-litre MIVEC four-cylinder naturally aspirated engine that produces 105PS of power and 141Nm of torque. Transmission options include a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed automatic. In terms of proportions, the MPV is 4,475mm in length, 1,750mm in width and 1,700mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,775mm. The MPV has a ground clearance of 205mm, while the boot space stands at 1,630-litres.

Expected Launch – 2020

Toyota Alphard

At the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo, Toyota had showcased the Alphard luxurious MPV. This model is much bigger than the Innova Crysta and can set up to 8 people comfortably. The Alphard is one of the most luxurious MPVs currently on sale in the global market. It is powered by the same 2.5-litre engine that also powers the Camry Hybrid.

Expected Launch – 2019

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