India has one of the largest auto markets in the World, and companies are regularly innovating so that they can attract the market. Petrol prices have recently gone up so most of the companies are bringing in diesel models.
Here we have put up top 10 list of the cars that would be launching i n 2012.
10. Maruti Wagonr Diesel
It would be probably the best move by Maruti, launching a Diesel engine in 1000 CC category would assure huge volume of sales. The Wagonr Diesel is expected to be launched by November 2012 and come at a price of around Rs. 4,00,000.
9. Hyundai i10 Diesel
Hyundai i10 is Hyundai’s most successful car in India and Hyundai wouldn’t let their this market leader to drop. So they have announced that they would be launching Hyundai i10 diesel which would easily be the most anticipated diesel car launch in India. It is expected to launch some where around December this year. The car is expected to be priced at Rs. 500,000.
8. Renault Duster
Renault is planning to launch it’s crossover SUV in July this year. The French automaker has announced that the car would have a 1600 CC diesel engine and this powerful engine would ensure high performance. Also Renault has claimed that this SUV can reach 0-100 kmph in less than 11 seconds. The car is expected to be priced at Rs. 900,000.
7. Ford Ecosport
Ford much awaited SUV Ecosport is finally expected to arrive in India by December 2012. The car is expected to come in both Petrol and Diesel variants. The Petrol variant is expected to sport a 1.0 L engine whereas a Diesel engine is expected to have a 1.5 L engine. The car is expected to be priced at Rs. 900,000.
6. Chevrolet Sail Hatchback
Chevrolet Sail Hatch was unveiled during Auto Expo 2012 and since then the car has become a hot favorite. The car is expected to come in 1.3 L Diesel engine and would compete with Maruti Suzuki’s Swift and Hyundai i20. The car is expected to launch in December 2012 at a price of Rs. 600,000.
5. Skoda Citigo
Skoda Citigo would possibly be Skoda’s first small car entry in Indian market. The car is long speculated and has had tremendous success in European market. The car is expected to come with a 1.0 L Petrol engine in Indian markets and would be priced at around Rs. 400,000. We expect this car to get great sales volume and may just turn out to be a strong competitor for Hyundai i20, Maruti Wagonr, Maruti Swift, Chevrolet Beat.
4. Mahindra Xylo Mini
Mahindra’s Xylo was a huge success so Mahindra is all set to capture more market with it’s all new Mahindra Xylo Mini. The car would be sub 4 meters and is expected to launch at price of Rs. 5.00.000. Also it would come with 1.4 L Diesel Engine and is expected to launch in November 2012.
3. Tata Nano (Diesel)
India’s most popular car built by business conglomerate TATA is all set to launch in the all new cheap Diesel variant . One thing that stands out for the car is it’s price. The car is expected to launch at a price of Rs. 200,000. Thus the price itself guarantees huge sales for Tata’s. The car is expected to come with a 0.6 L Diesel Engine and is expected to launch by November 2012.
2. Volkswagen Up
Volkswagen’s entries in Indian market have been hugely successful thanks to its high quality and excellent maintenance.And volkswagen is all set to bring in its highly successful Volkswagen Up in the Indian market. The car has won several international awards too. Volkswagen Up is expected to launch in Indian markets at a price of Rs. 3,50,000 and come with 1.0 L petrol engine. The car definitely looks great and we expect the car to get good sales in India. The car is expected to launch in Indian markets in December 2012.
1. Maruti Suzuki New 800
Maruti Suzuki is all set to launch its all new Maruti Suzuki 800 (Maruti Cervo). The car has been spotted numerous times on road by people and that makes it certain that maruti is going through a lot of testing for this car. The car is priced at Rs. 2,50,000 and at this price the car is going to become a huge hit. The car would sport a 800 CC engine so would be a big competition to Hyundai’s eon, Hyundai’s Santro, Chevrolet Beat, Tata Nano and all the other cars in the 600 CC, 800 CC and 1000 CC segment. The car is expected to be launched in December 2012.
You can also view our list of the top 10 diesel cars under rs. 10 lakhs if you are planning to buy a car right away.