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Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Facelift

2018 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Spied Testing In IndiaMaruti Suzuki has received immense success with its Ciaz midsize sedan. The stylish sedan has become a premium offering from the brand and currently it is sold through the Indo-Japanese automaker’s Nexa retail chain. Compared to its rivals that have been updated in recent times, Ciaz comes lacking several modern design elements that are crucial in making it upmarket and stylish. Now, the auto major is working on a facelifted version of the Ciaz and the test mule has been spotted already.

The 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is likely to be launched in the domestic market during mid 2018. Expect it to come wearing a fresh and more upmarket and stylish design that will grab attention at the very first glimpse. It is likely to feature a new front grille with plenty of chrome garnishing. There would be sharper headlamps with projector lamps and integrated LED daytime running lights. Front bumper and fog lamp housings too will come with revised appearance.

At the side profile new Ciaz would bear similar stance as the current model. However, there would be some sharper character lines adding zing to the model and new design alloy wheels too will be there alongside turn indicator integrated ORVMs, blackened glass area and a nicely curved roofline. Rear profile too will get LED taillights, sleek chrome bar running between the lamps and a revised bumper. Overall, the entire car will appear as very stylish and attractive from every angle.

Not only exterior, inside the cabin, 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz will come wearing a revised appearance. It comes with a multifunction steering wheel, updated instrument cluster with analog and digital display, an updated touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Seat and upholstery will don upmarket quality materials. Space would remain same as there won’t be any dimensional change.

On the powertrain front, the upcoming 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz will be available in both petrol and diesel engine options. The 1.4-litre petrol engine will be able to churn out 91 bhp of peak power at 6,000 rpm and 130 Nm of peak torque at 4,000 rpm. The 1.3-litre diesel engine with SHVS micro-hybrid technology will kick out 89 bhp of peak power and 200 Nm of peak torque at 1,750 rpm. Transmission options will include a 5-speed manual gearbox and a 4-speed automatic unit.

Expected India Launch: Mid 2018
Expected India Price: Rs. 8.10 lakh – Rs. 12.20 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi)

Hyundai Creta Facelift

Hyundai-Creta-Sport-3.jpgHyundai is the second biggest car brand in the Indian market. The South Korean brand has seen immense success with its Creta compact SUV within short span after its launch here. Now, the auto major is gearing up to launch a facelifted version of the SUV that has been already revealed for the global market. The refreshed SUV is expected to launch here in second half of next year.

The facelifted Hyundai Creta comes with significantly updated design compared to the current model. It boasts a completely new and muscular front grille with heavy chrome finishing. Sharp headlamps will be there with projector lamps and integrated LED daytime running lights. A revised front bumper too will be there sporting a chunky skid plate.

The Creta facelift will have sporty new design alloy wheels, turn indicator integrated ORVMs, a floating roof design thanks to blackened glass area, sporty roof rails, sharp character lines. Moving to the rear profile, the SUV will have sharp taillights, an integrated roof spoiler and an updated bumper as well. There will be a skid plate at rear bottom as well. So far, the major changes are applied to the front fascia, while the side and rear profiles come wearing minor updates.

Not only exterior, inside the cabin too Hyundai Creta facelift will arrive with a very stylish and upmarket stance. There will be a multifunction steering wheel, analog and digital display consisting instrument cluster, a layered dashboard, touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto at centre console. Seat and upholstery materials will come of improved quality. Space is expected to remain same as there won’t be any dimensional change in the facelifted model.

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India-spec Hyundai Creta facelift will be available in both petrol and diesel engine options. The petrol engine will be a 1.6-litre motor, while on the diesel front it will come with a 1.4-litre unit and a 1.6-litre engine as well. The petrol engine is capable of churning out 128 bhp of peak power and 150 Nm of peak torque, while the smaller diesel engine will be able to pump out 89 bhp of peak power and 224 Nm of peak torque. On the other hand, the bigger diesel engine will be able to kick out 121 bhp of peak power and 265 Nm of peak torque. Transmission options will include a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 6-speed automatic unit.

Expected India Launch: May 2018
Expected India Price: Rs. 9.50 lakh – Rs. 15 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi)

Hyundai Santro

2018 hyundai santroHyundai Santro is one of the most popular and bestselling models of all time in the Indian car industry’s history. The tallboy hatchback has played a very crucial role in making the South Korean brand established in the country market. Even after being discontinued for quite long time, the Hyundai Santro remains in news. The customers still show interest about this model. Inspired by that, the Korean automaker is gearing up to bring back the car in new guise.

All-new Hyundai Santro is expected to come in the market sometime in second half of 2018. It will certainly come wearing a completely new and contemporary design compared to the previous model. Expect it to don Hyundai’s Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design language that is visible in several other modern cars from the brand. Interesting fact is that, the new generation Hyundai Santro could come sporting a crossover guise that will put it on par with Maruti Suzuki Celerio X and Renault Kwid Climber.

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The car would arrive with a hexagonal front grille flanked by sharp headlamps. Expect a muscular front bumper with black cladding and blackened fog lamp housings. Moving to the side profile, the new Santro would feature new design sporty alloy wheels, turn indicator integrated ORVMs, flared wheel arches. Moving to the back, the new Santro is expected to receive compact taillights, a roof spoiler and black bumper.

Inside the cabin, new generation Hyundai Santro will come reflecting an upmarket stance compared to the previous model. There would be a multifunction steering wheel, analog and digital display consisting instrument cluster and a touchscreen infotainment system at centre console. Seat and upholstery will get high quality materials. Also, the car will offer ample space and comfort to the occupants.

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On the powertrain front, Hyundai Santro could come available in two different petrol engines – a 1.1-litre iRDE petrol engine and a 1.2-litre kappa petrol motor. Transmission options will include a 5-speed manual gearbox and an AGS will be there as well. Expect the car to be priced competitively.

Expected India Launch: H2 2018
Expected India Price: Rs. 4 lakh – Rs. 5 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi)

Mahindra U321 MPV

Mahindra U321 MPV India Launch Spied 6Mahindra is undoubtedly one of the strongest players in the Indian UV market. Now the brand is working on some new products that will further strengthen its position in the category. One among these upcoming cars is the Innova Crysta rival MPV that is codenamed as U321. It will also compete with Tata Hexa that has garnered pretty good interest from the buyers. Test mules of this MPV have been spotted several times in the country giving us a clear preview of the upcoming model.

Speaking about the Mahindra U321 MPV, it carries a design language that is very much in line with Mahindra’s other cars. It gets a very aggressive look visible from every angle. It features a chrome garnished vertically slated bold radiator grille flanked by sharp headlamps sporting projector lamps and integrated LED daytime running lights. A bold looking front bumper will be there with large air intake and neatly positioned fog lamps.

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The MPV gets muscular stance at the side profile as well. It gets sporty and large alloy wheels, turn indicator integrated ORVMs, blackened glass area. Expect it to receive side body cladding as well along with flared fenders increasing the masculine stance. Moving to the back of the car, it boasts vertically positioned LED taillights, muscular bumper and there will be a roof spoiler as well.

Moving to the interior of the Mahindra U321, it gets a premium stance that will certainly grab attention of the buyers. It sports multifunction steering wheel, analog and digital display consisting instrument cluster, a touchscreen infotainment system at centre console. Expect the cabin to receive captain seats and upmarket quality materials for seat and upholstery. Space and comfort on offer too will be pretty impressive.

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On the powertrain front, Mahindra’s U321 MPV is expected to come with a 1.99-litre mHawk diesel engine under the hood. However, it is not clear if the brand will offer more engine options with this vehicle. Transmission options for the MPV will include both manual and automatic units. The car is expected to churn out impressive power and torque output along with generous fuel efficiency too. To lure the buyers, Mahindra will surely keep its pricing aggressive.

Expected India Launch: Mid 2018
Expected India Price: Rs. 14 lakh – Rs. 19 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi)

Mahindra TUV300 Plus

Mahindra TUV300 Plus 1Mahindra TUV300 is a very interesting SUV that achieved garnering pretty good attention. Designed inspired by battle tank, Mahindra TUV300 is the brand’s attempt to strengthen its position in the compact SUV segment. However, due to the timely arrival of Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Mahindra’s effort couldn’t see desired success. Now, the homegrown automaker is gearing up to launch a larger, long wheelbase version of the SUV that will be christened as TUV300 Plus.

Test mule of this upcoming car has been spotted couple of times and it will appear with similar stance as the TUV300. The TUV300 will arrive as a nine-seater vehicle ensuring more space and comfort for the occupants. It would throw tough challenge to the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga if priced right. However, as the spy shots of this car’s interior are seen, it is clear the TUV300 Plus will arrive sans several features in the lower variants.

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The Mahindra TUV300 Plus comes with vertically slated aggressive looking radiator grille flanked by sharp headlamps. Expect the headlamps to receive LED daytime running lights. A chunky front bumper is there with large central air intake and rectangular shaped fog lamps at both ends with chrome bezel. Side profile gets new design alloy wheels and clearly looks longer than the TUV300. Rear profile too is expected to be similar as the current model.

Inside the cabin, it will get a multifunction steering wheel, analog and digital display consisting instrument cluster. Top variant would sport a touchscreen infotainment system, while the lower variants will come minus that. Seat and upholstery will receive upmarket quality materials. It will offer much more space compared to the TUV300.
On the powertrain front, Mahindra TUV300 Plus will come powered by Mahindra Scorpio’s tried and tested 1.99-litre mHawk diesel engine that is capable of churning out 120 bhp of peak power.

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It will arrive with a manual gearbox and there will be an AMT on offer as well. The TUV300 Plus is expected to be priced between Rs. 8 lakh and Rs. 11 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). So far, this is going to be an interesting product and it will surely add zing to the Mahindra portfolio in India.

Expected India Launch: 2018
Expected India Price: Rs. 8 lakh – Rs. 11 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi)

Toyota Yaris Sedan

2018 Toyota Yaris_-3Toyota has cleared its intention of bringing some exciting products in the Indian market in coming months and these will be premium cars in various segments. Considering the fact that Indian customers are showing keen interest towards upmarket cars, this strategy appears to be perfect. Toyota Yaris Sedan is one of the upcoming models from the Japanese brand that will hit the market sometime post April next year. Before its launch, the Yaris Sedan showcased at the 2018 New Delhi Auto Expo.

Toyota Yaris Sedan comes as the auto major’s offering in the highly competitive midsize sedan segment, where it will compete with tough rivals like Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Honda City and Hyundai Verna. This car comes bearing the latest design language from the brand. Initially, Toyota will bring the Yaris Sedan sedan in India as CKD (Completely Knocked Down) unit and if it receives positive response, there will be chance of local production in future.

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The Toyota Yaris Sedan features a stylish look visible from every angle. It gets sharp headlamps with projector lamps and integrated LED daytime running lights. The flatter looking front fascia gets chrome garnished trim at the large black radiator grille. Fog lamp housings come with chrome garnishing. Moving to the side profile, the sedan sports stylish alloy wheels, nicely curved roofline, turn indicator integrated ORVMs, blackened glass area and chrome finished door handles.

Moving to the back, Toyota Yaris Sedan gets wraparound taillights, chrome bar connecting the lamps and a chunky bumper as well. Inside the cabin too, this sedan appears pretty interesting looking and there will be a multifunction steering wheel, analog and digital display consisting instrument cluster and a touchscreen infotainment system at centre console. Expect a dual-tone interior theme to be there. Seat and upholstery will get upmarket quality materials and expect the sedan to offer ample space and comfort to the occupants.

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On the powertrain front, India-bound Toyota Yaris Sedan will be available in both petrol and diesel engine options. Petrol engine will be a 1.5-litre motor, while on the diesel front it will have a 1.4-litre unit. Both the engines will come generating impressive power and torque output alongside generous mileage. Transmission options will include both manual and automatic gearbox.

Expected India Launch: 2018
Expected India Price: Rs. 9 lakh – Rs. 13 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi)

New Generation Maruti Suzuki Wagon-R

New Generation Suzuki Wagon R 7If we talk about small cars in India, Maruti Suzuki certainly rules the market with range of products. One of the most popular offering from this band is the Wagon-R that has been in business in the country for quite long time. Despite tough competition, this tallboy hatchback has been able to consolidate its position in the Indian market. Now, the brand is gearing up to launch the next generation model of the car that has been already unveiled in Japan.

The all-new Maruti Suzuki Wagon-R gets a completely new appearance that makes it more unique looking and eye-catching as well. Up front, it gets a flat looking stance with large headlamps, chrome trim at black radiator grille and a chunky muscular bumper. The large air intake also comes wearing full black theme. It is based on a new and lightweight platform that also houses the Wagon-R based compact MPV.

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Moving to the side profile, it boasts new design wheels, sharp character lines. The side profile looks really unique and there is an unique rear passenger door. The rear profile of the hatchback has gone through changes as well and it appears with a curvy look. There is a larger rear windshield, an integrated roof spoiler and a chunky rear bumper with lower positioned compact and unique shaped taillights with chrome trim around it.

The new Maruti Suzuki Wagon-R will come much more upmarket compared to the current model. There will be a dual-tone paint scheme inside the cabin. It gets a multifunction steering wheel, a relocated instrument cluster with analog and digital display positioned on top of the dashboard. There is a tab-like touchscreen infotainment system at the centre console. Expect more space and comfort to be on offer compared to the current model. Interestingly, the gear shifter is located at a different position.

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On the powertrain front, the all-new Wagon-R could get a 660 cc three-cylinder petrol engine capable of churning out 51 bhp of peak power and 60 Nm of peak torque. It could continue with the current 1.0-litre engine as well. Also, there would be a hybrid variant of this hatchback. However, the brand is yet to disclose further details about the India-spec model. It will come available with both manual and AMT gearbox options.

Expected India Launch: 2018
Expected India Price: Rs. 4.50 lakh – Rs. 6 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi)

New Generation Honda Civic

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Honda Civic is ready to return in Indian market with an all-new look. The tenth generation Honda Civic has been already unveiled and it garnered positive response from critics and enthusiasts. Unlike before, this time Honda is betting big on this executive sedan and the new Civic fits perfectly in Honda Car India’s latest strategy to focus on premium cars instead of mass market products. The car is arrived here at the 2018 New Delhi Auto Expo.

Speaking about the design, the new generation Honda Civic becomes more stylish and appealing compared to its predecessor. It sports full LED headlamps with integrated LED daytime running lights and a thick chrome bar running between them. The front bumper features blackened fog lamps housing with the LED fog lamps sitting at them and there is a large air intake as well. The hood sports sleek lines running towards the front fascia.

Side profile of the new generation Honda Civic boasts large and bold alloy wheels, crisp sharp character lines. The turn indicator integrated ORVMs, chrome finished door handles and nicely curved roofline enhances the car’s visual appeal further. Rear profile of the sedan gets typical C shaped LED taillights, a lip spoiler and a crafted looking registration enclosure.

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Inside the cabin, the all-new Honda Civic becomes very much suave and premium in terms of design and features. It gets a multifunction steering wheel, analog and digital display consisting instrument cluster and a touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto like functions. Seat and upholstery material along with a ample space inside the new Civic will come of premium quality and offering the occupants high class comfortable experience.

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On the powertrain front, the Japanese auto manufacturer would come powered by a locally built 1.6-litre i-DTEC diesel engine. Also, there will be two petrol engines that include a 1.5 litre unit and a larger 1.8-litre engine as well. Transmission options will include a 6-speed manual gearbox and there will be a CVT option as well. Expect the sedan to be built in the country that will give the automaker chance to price it aggressively. Speaking about the pricing, expect upcoming new generation Honda Civic sedan to be priced between Rs. 15 lakh and Rs. 20 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

Expected Price: Rs. 15 lakh and Rs. 20 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi)
Expected Launch: Early 2018

Mahindra XUV300

Mahindra XUV300 India Launch, Price, Engine, Specs, Mileage, Features, Interior, Review
Mahindra is rushing towards producing some stunningly exciting products and one of them is going to be the XUV300. Based on the same lightweight X100 platform as the SsangYong Tivoli, this compact SUV will come drawing resemblances with SsangYong XAV concept and the Mahindra XUV500 as well. Interestingly, this compact SUV will sport a design that has contribution from not only Mahindra, but from SsangYong and Pininfarina as well. So far, this is going to be one of the contemporary models from the homegrown brand that will reflect Mahindra new age design language.

The Mahindra XUV300 is expected to carry a front fascia that will bear several similarities to its bigger sibling Mahindra XUV500, which is the current flagship model from the brand. This compact SUV will have sharp headlamps with projector lamps and integrated LED daytime running lights. The front grille will bear Mahindra’s signature Jeep inspired vertically slated aggressive look along with plenty of chrome garnishing. Front bumper too will have a muscular tone with large air intake and unique shaped fog lamps.

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At the side profile, the Mahindra XUV300 is expected to get flared wheel arches, sporty alloy wheels and body claddings to enhance the sportiness and masculinity. It will get turn indicator integrated ORVMs and blackened glass area. With addition of roof rails, the car would appear very sporty and attractive. Rear profile could feature XUV500 like vertically positioned taillights and a roof spoiler along with chunky bumper.

Inside the cabin, Mahindra will equip this car with attractive design and new features in order to increase its appeal. The compact SUV will bear a multifunction steering wheel, analog and digital combo display at instrument cluster. The centre console will come with a large touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as the carmaker has announced. Expect it to offer ample space and comfort to the occupants along with upmarket quality seat and upholstery materials.

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On the powertrain front, Mahindra XUV300 will get a 1.5-litre TGDI petrol engine, a 1.5-litre diesel motor and a 1.99-litre mHawk diesel engine. The Mahindra and SsangYong jointly produced petrol motor is capable of kicking out around 120 bhp of peak power and 150 Nm of peak torque. The smaller diesel engine is capable of kicking out 84 bhp of peak power and 230 Nm of peak torque, while the larger diesel motor pumps out 140 bhp of peak power and 320 Nm of peak torque. Expect the SUV to get transmission options including a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 6-speed automatic unit.

Expected Price: Rs. 8.75 lakh and Rs. 14.50 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi)
Expected Launch: Early 2018

Nissan Kicks

Nissan India Kicks CrossoverNissan has been present in Indian market for quite some time. But, the Japanese auto major is yet to grab a strong spot in the highly competitive country market. Now, the brand is aiming to grab a sizeable chunk of the domestic market with range of new and exciting products. Among them one is the Nissan Kicks SUV that has been specially designed for the emerging markets like India and Brazil.

The SUV has been launched in Brazil and now it is ready to hit the Indian market. The India-spec model will be underpinned by M0 architecture that is also the base of the Renault Captur. Expect the upcoming SUV to be priced between Rs. 8.50 lakh and Rs. 14 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Speaking about its design, the SUV appears with a very attractive and unique stance that grabs attention at the very first glimpse.

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Nisan Kicks features a large front grille with a V shaped chrome trim that is the signature styling element of the current crop of Nissan models. It boasts sharp wraparound headlamps with integrated LED daytime running lights, black mesh at front grille. There is a chunky bumper with horizontally slated air intake and neatly positioned horizontal fog lamps at both ends. The hood boasts sleek and sharp creases running towards nose section.

Moving to the side profile, it features black cladding, sporty alloy wheels, flared fenders, turn indicator integrated ORVMs, black glass area etc. The car gets a stylish dual-tone exterior paint scheme and at the back, it gets sharp taillights, blackened C pillar, integrated roof spoiler and a chunky bumper as well. Inside the cabin, this SUV will arrive with a very appealing stance.

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The cabin will get multifunction steering wheel, analog and digital display at instrument cluster, a touchscreen infotainment system at centre console. It would get Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It will offer ample space and comfort to the occupants. The SUV will be available in both petrol and diesel engine options. Both the engines will be able to churn out generous amount of power and torque output, while the mileage on offer too will be impressive. Transmission options will include a manual gearbox and an AMT as well.

Expected India Launch: 2018
Expected India Price: Rs. 8.50 lakh – Rs. 14 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi)

Tata 45X Premium Hatchback

Tata-45X-Concept-2.jpgTata Motors is really impressing us with its range of new cars with upmarket stance. While the brand has already added the models like Tiago, Tigor, Hexa and Nexon to its portfolio, now it is gearing up to add few more exciting products. One among them is going to be the Tata 45X premium hatchback that is likely to come very soon. This premium hatchback will compete with tough rivals like Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Hyundai Elite i20 and Volkswagen Polo.

Tata 45X premium hatchback comes following the brand’s latest IMPACT 2.0 design language. It would arrive taking inspiration from Tata Tiago and Tigor. Expect the front fascia to receive a smiling pattern front grille with black honeycomb mesh. The grille will be flanked by sharp headlamps with projector lamps and integrated LED daytime running lights. A sculpted looking front bumper will be there with horizontal slat and neatly positioned fog lamps with chrome bezel.

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At the side profile, the hatchback will get sporty and stylish alloy wheels. Also, there would be subtly flared wheel arches, sharp character lines, turn indicator integrated ORVMs and blackened glass area along with chrome finished door handles. Moving to the back of the hatchback, it will get LED taillights, an integrated roof spoiler and chunky bumper.

Inside the cabin the Tata 45X premium hatchback will sport multifunction steering wheel, analog and digital display consisting instrument cluster and there will be a touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The centre console will boast a piano black finished trim around it, while the instrument cluster and steering wheel would be borrowed from Nexon and Hexa. Expect the hatch to sport upmarket quality materials on seats and upholstery.

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On the powertrain front, Tata 45X premium hatchback gets a 1.2-litre Revotron petrol engine and a 1.5-litre Revotorq diesel engine. Both the engines will come generously powerful and they will deliver impressive mileage. Transmission options will include a manual gearbox and there will be an AMT as well. Expect the Tata 45X premium hatchback to be priced between Rs. 5.50 lakh and Rs. 8.50 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

Expected India Launch: Mid 2018
Expected India Price: Rs. 5.50 lakh – Rs. 8.50 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi)

Honda HR-V

Honda-HR-V.jpgHonda has taken a revised strategy for the Indian market, under which, the brand will focus on and launch premium products. The Honda HR-V is a premium crossover available in global market and grabbed pretty good response from the buyers. Under the Japanese auto major’s new strategy for domestic market, it will bring the HR-V here. It would be launched here sometime by 2020. Upon arrival, it will be positioned above the BR-V.

Honda HR-V is also known as Vezel in the global market. It is going to be one of the six products the brand is aiming to launch here. Interestingly, Honda has long considered this product too pricey for the Indian market, but in the changed scenario, the brand has decided to bring this model here as the demands for premium products are increasing among local buyers. So far, Honda is betting big on this product. Initially, it will be sold here as CKD or Completely Knocked Down unit. If the car receives good response, then Honda will start local production.

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Speaking about the car, Honda HR-V comes wearing a premium sporty stance. It gets a V shaped black front grille with horizontal slats and chrome trim. Sharp headlamps are there with projector unit and integrated LED daytime running lights. A chunky large bumper will be there with large air intake and neatly positioned fog lamps and a skid plate as well. It will come running on sporty alloy wheels.

The Honda HR-V gets sharp character lines, turn indicator integrated ORVMs, blackened glass area, chrome finished door handles and sporty roof rails. At the back, it gets integrated roof spoiler, wraparound LED taillights and a chunky muscular bumper. Overall, the car looks very interesting at exterior. Inside the cabin, Honda HR-V bears upmarket features. It gets multifunction steering wheel, analog and digital display consisting instrument cluster, a touchscreen infotainment system at centre console. Expect ample space and comfort to be on offer.

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On the powertrain front, Honda HR-V will be available in both petrol and diesel engine options. However, the Japanese brand is yet to disclose, which engines will be on offer for the power source of this car. Expect both the petrol and diesel engines to come offering generous amount of power and torque output, while mileage on offer will impressive as well. Upcoming Honda HR-V premium crossover is expected to be priced between Rs. 12 lakh and Rs. 15 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

Expected India Launch: Mid-2019
Expected India Price: Rs. 12 lakh – Rs. 15 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi)

Toyota Rush

2018 Toyota Rush India Launch, Price, Engine, Specs, Features, InteriorToyota has received pretty good success with its utility vehicles in the Indian market. The models like Toyota Fortuner and Innova Crysta became successful within short period after their arrival and thanks to both these models, Toyota has a strong hold in the highly competitive Indian UV market. Now, the Japanese auto brand is gearing up to launch another product in the segment that is going to be the Toyota Rush. This compact SUV will be drawing inspiration from the brand’s current portfolio.

With the arrival of the Toyota Rush, the automaker will be able to increase its stake in the UV market of country. As the car has been spotted, it comes with a very muscular stance. The UV sports sharp headlamps with projector lamps and integrated LED daytime running lights. A V shaped glossy black front grille is there with horizontal slat. There is a chunky muscular bumper as well and delta shaped fog lamp housings are there too.

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Moving to the side profile, this car gets sporty alloy wheels, a muscular look. Rear profile too gets wraparound taillights, a shark fin antenna on top and an integrated roof spoiler. A muscular chunky bumper is there as well. Overall, the Toyota Rush appears with a strong road presence and the car takes heavy design inspiration from its other siblings present in the UV segment.

Not only exterior, inside the cabin too the car comes with an upmarket look. It features a multifunction steering wheel, analog and digital display consisting instrument cluster and a large touchscreen infotainment system at centre console. There are sleek silver trims highlighting the centre console, AC vents. A dual-tone dashboard along with dual tone interior theme adds zing to the cabin. It offers ample space and comfort for all the occupants. It gets range of advanced safety features too. The top variant sports six airbags.

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On the powertrain front, the Toyota Rush is expected to come available in both petrol and diesel engine options. Both the engines are likely to churn out generous amount of power and torque output along with impressive fuel efficiency. Transmission options for the UV will include a manual gearbox and an automatic unit will be on offer as well. This car is likely to be priced aggressively to grab attention of the Indian buyers.

Expected India Launch: 2019
Expected India Price: Rs. 8 lakh – Rs. 12 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi)