The Auto Expo 2018 was recently held in the Greater Noida, where many new car models and concept cars were launched and showcased. Many famous celebrities like Akhsay Kumar, Shahrukh Khan, Tapsee Pannu etc., have made appearance in this show to endorse their favorite automobile brands.
Some cars in this Auto Expo were only the concept car models that will take a few years to reach the production stage. However, some new cars launched by the Indian car manufacturers like Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra, Honda, Tata etc., were designed considering the requirements of middle class Indian families. Following is the list of such five best upcoming cars in 2018 that are expected to reshape the Indian automobile industry in 2018.
Upcoming cars 2018
All New Maruti Swift
The most awaited car model in the mid-range car section is the all new Maruti Swift, which was launched recently in the Auto Expo 2018, having many new features to make it famous among the mid-range car section. Maruti is looking forward to offer it to the consumers with 1.0 liter booster jet petrol engine that was earlier available in the Maruti Baleno model and has been highly praised by the consumers. Boosterjet injects the fuel directly into the engine, resulting in a better fuel efficiency and lesser emissions. The price range of this car will be around INR 5-8 Lakhs.
Maruti Small Car to Rival Renault Kwid
Maruti has been a leader in the sales of entry level car segment in India in the early years, but now many new car models have been launched with exciting features and sporty looks. The one model that gave Maruti a stiff competition in the market is Renault Kwid.
Maruti is looking forward to launch its all new small car within a reasonable price range of INR 2.5-5 Lakhs, depending upon the available variants. The expected launch of this car is supposed to be on July 2018.
Mahindra SsangYong Tivoli
Mahindra is going to launch its all new Mahindra SsangYong Tivoli in the year 2018, which is an SUV in the mid-range car section. Tivoli is already famous in the UK car market, with its large spacious back seat that can accommodate three adults comfortably, and highly customization features.
The Indian auto market has already appreciated the Mahindra’s KUV100 NXT, and will definitely love Tivoli because of its reasonable price range of INR 9-15 Lakhs in the SUV car market. Tivoli comes with powerful and efficient 1.6-liter engine, 160Nm torque power, and 128PS of peak power capabilities.
Hyundai Carlino Compact SUV
The Indian compact SUV market has been increasing rapidly, with many new exciting launches in the Auto Expo 2018. Hyundai has also made a mark by launching its all new compact SUV Carlino. It has stunning SUV looks, with the Hyundai hierarchy of car manufacturing experience, and a benefit of excise tax due to its smaller size. Its smaller size also makes it suitable for the busy Indian roads. The price range of this car is INR 7-11 Lakhs and is expected to launch by early 2019.
Honda Jazz Facelift
Honda has also made some very unpredictable gains in the car market in India through some of its famous models like the Honda Jazz. Honda Jazz has unique aerodynamic luxury looks, while still having a price tag or mid-range cars. Therefore, the company has decided to do a facelift of its Jazz model, while adding some new features like the 6-gear manual and automatic transmission with dynamic and sport trims, 18.5 Kmpl mileage, and a price range of INR 6-10 Lakhs. This all new Honda Jazz will be available for Indian car lovers by April 2018.
The Indian automobile market is evolving like never before and 2018 is going to be a significant chapter of it. You can check out more details about these cars at Autoportal.com.