Upcoming Budget Cars in India
Those who are looking for cheap wheels will have a time to celebrate next year, since auto majors are coming up with a range of small and budget cars. Purchasing a spanking new car on a lesser budget is easy, since lots of low cost car models that suit diverse tastes are available today.
The price sensitive auto market in India is showing a growing amount of liking towards budget cars. In order to take advantage of this rewarding situation, auto giants are queuing up to launch their models in the growing Indian auto market.
Small cars that are moderately cheaper are all set to smash the Indian car market. Customers are not only attracted by the budget aspect of these small cars, but other performance parameters as well, such as fuel efficiency and trouble-free maneuvering capacity.
Upcoming Budget Cars in India
Tata Nano Diesel
The Indian auto giant’s low-budget hatchback will unveil a new avatar in 2012 called Tata Nano Diesel. Car owners are feeling the pinch due to the ever increasing gasoline prices, and hence the new diesel budget car will be a dream come true for budget-conscious car buyers. By launching the much-discussed car with a diesel engine option, the company is expecting higher sales numbers, which it could not obtain when Nano was first launched. The 2012 Tata Nano Diesel will also flaunt a stylish look to appeal to the visual senses.
The Tata Nano Diesel will be powered by a 700cc 2-cylinder DICOR unit. It will feature a high-class interior cabin with enhanced seats and upholstery.
According to sources, a March 2012 launch is expected for the car. It will be first unveiled at the forthcoming Delhi Auto Expo in January 2012. The car is expected to be priced INR 50000 – INR 60000 more than the current petrol version.
Expected to be launched in January 2012, the all new Renault Pulse is designed based on Nissan Micra podium. The new small budget car will feature the same ground works of Micra, but will display a more aggressive styling. According to sources the car is expected to be priced in the range of INR 4.50-6.50 lakhs.
Though it has close resemblance to Micra in terms of interior and exterior styling and components, it looks much superior and striking than Micra. This stylish and spacious hatchback is sure to capture Indian minds. This upscale compact car will be powered by three pot 1.2-litre petrol engine, which also drives Micra.
Maruti Cervo is a highly anticipated small budget car model from Maruti Suzuki India in 2012. The car’s launch is intended to capture the opening level Indian auto market sector. The car is engineered to offer lively performance with great fuel efficiency.
The five door hatchback model will be blessed with roomy interior. Maruti Cervo will show off a forceful front appearance owing to the intelligent integration of curvy roofline, athletic headlamps and fog lamps positioned beside its large grille.
The car will be powered by a 658cc petrol engine. The car is expected to come with price tag of INR 2.4 lakhs. With its tasteful interiors, lustrous exterior design and muscular look the car is poised to attract young budget car lovers. It is incorporated with all the funky features that declare it as a next generation car.
Volkswagen (VW) is eying the already overcrowded Indian small car market segment with its new Spanish model – VW Seat. The all new Seat is highly noticeable thanks to its unusual style echoing a nice vacationing outlook.
Designed exclusively to capture the modern young Indian minds, the car is expected to rock the Indian roads in 2012. The major bonus point of this car is its affordability without compromising style and comfy elements. This budget brand from VW will be placed well below the Skoda brand in an attempt to attract cost-conscious buyers. The car is designed based on the podium of VW Polo and Skoda Fabia.
Those who are looking for a budget car that can pack lot of people, here is the right option – the all new Maruti Ertiga that will be launched in early 2012. Maruti Ertiga is conceived as a low cost classy-looking Multi Utility Vehicle (MUV).
The new 7-seater is designed based on the podium of Ritz; but with larger proportions to stay true to the MUV concept. The spacious interior will flaunt dual tone to enhance the appearance. The car is anticipated to come with a price tag of INR 6 lakhs. The folks at Maruti have given a unique monospace design to Ertiga making it a true Multi Utility Vehicle.
The car will be available in six trim levels and six colors. Both petrol and diesel variants of the car will be made available. Those families who are looking for an ideal fusion of everyday space and usability, the new Maruti Ertiga will be the perfect choice. According to its makers the new car is destined to replace the Maruti 800.
South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Company is all set to launch the all new hatchback Hyundai i30. The car will be made available in India by mid-2011. Designed as a friendly family car, it is distinguishable for its high tradition appearance and modern sensual curves.
It flaunts an irresistible façade sporting bending roofline and muscular headlamps and fog lamps. This dynamic car is integrated with all smart features and spacious interiors to offer a very comfy travelling experience. This next big launch from Hyundai India is sure to capture the Indian families that look to buy budget MUVs.
The car will be powered by 1396cc, Gamma, and will come with a price tag of INR 9 lakhs.
All these upcoming budget cars are certain to receive a warm welcome in the Indian market. Those models that demonstrate more uniqueness and practical benefits in the long run will stay here for long. Although the range of affordability varies from person to person, there are lots of models of budget cars that can accommodate different spending abilities of car buyers.