Top 10 International Cars Indian Market Should Have

2017 Kia Picanto India

Toyota Vios

Toyota Vios might launch in India next year. It will be placed at the mid size sedan segment, which is pretty popular in India. Take the instance of Honda City, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz and Hyundai Verna. All these cars are pretty popular in Indian market. Once launched in the country, the Toyota Vios would be pitted against the likes of Ciaz, City and Verna.

2016 Toyota Vios India dashboard

The upmarket looking sedan sports a stylish design. It gets sharp headlamps, sleek chrome bars at the front grille, large air intake, fog lamps. The aside profile gets alloy wheels, blackened glass area, sharp character lines, chrome garnished door handles. The roof is nicely curved and the wing mirrors get integrated side turning indicators. The rear profile sports wrap around taillights.

Toyota Vios Facelift India 1The interior features multifunction steering wheel, three pod instrument cluster, and touchscreen infotainment system at the centre console. Power source for the car include a 1.5 litre VVT-I petrol engine and a 1.4 litre D4-D diesel engine churning out 107 bhp and 87.2 bhp of peak power. The torque amount stands at 141 Nm and 205 Nm respectively. Transmission options include a 5 speed manual and a 4 speed automatic gearbox. Expect the pricing to be between Rs. 7.5 lakh to Rs. 10 lakh.

Hyundai i20 Coupe

New-Generation-i20-coupeGiven the fact that Hyundai i20 is a very popular car in India, the coupe variant of the car can also win people’s heart in the country like its hatchback sibling. The new generation Hyundai i20 coupe looks elegant and sporty. The two door coupe is certainly a car which can easily attract the eyes while on the move. It looks sharp, uniquely styled and very practical as well.

The car features a long hood. The swept back headlamp clusters come sharp and sleek with integrated LED daytime running lights. The headlamps are connected through a sleek line which separates the hood from the nose section. It also houses the brand logo at the centre. The front fascia comes with a hexagonal blackened radiator grille with mesh. The fog lamps come sporting LED units and chrome trim.

The side profile gets sporty and blade like alloy wheels, sharp character lines. The most attractive feature is certainly the two door layout and the blackened quarter window. The rear sports a sleek roof spoiler, wrap around taillights, beefy bumper. The interior of the car is premium and very stylish. On the powertrain front the car come with four different engine options. These include two petrol and two diesel engines. The petrol engines include a 1.4 litre MPi and 1.25 litre MPi, while the diesel engines are 1.4 litre CRDi and 1.1 litre CRDi.

Toyota Yaris

toyota-yaris-hybridToyota Yaris is based on the same chassis the Vios mid size sedan is based on. The Yaris compact hatchback can be quite popular in India given the fact, that we Indians love hatchbacks. Also the Japanese automaker brand is quite popular in the country. Basically, the Toyota Yaris is the hatchback sibling of Vios sedan. So far, the entire car looks sporty and compact. It can be a perfect urban vehicle for the Indian customers.

The Toyota Yaris comes sporting sharp headlamp clusters with projector headlamps and LED daytime running lights integrated to them. The front grille is unique shaped and it features sleek chrome trim joining the headlamps. The front bumper gets a massive look with large and wide air intake, accented fog lamps. At the side profile the car sports sharp character lines, alloy wheels, blackened glass area. The dual tone exterior theme makes it sportier.

The rear profile gets a roof spoiler, rear wiper. The interior features a sporty look with multifunction steering wheel, analog dial consisting instrument cluster, a touchscreen infotainment system at the centre console. The sporty bucket seats deliver a performer vibe combined with black theme inside the cabin. On the powertrain front the car comes with several engine options including 1.3 litre and 1.5 litre units.

Kia Soul

KIA SoulKia Soul is a really unique designed crossover, which can become a head turner if launched in India. No wonder, the crossover segment in Indian automotive market is growing like the rest of the world. And if Kia decides to launch the Soul in the country, it would instantly grab attention. The car looks stylish and capable to impress. One glimpse at it from a distance brings back the slight reminder of the Skoda Yeti, but it is very much distinctive.

The Kia Soul gets a signature Kia front grille which looks like a butterfly in design. The headlamps get integrated LED daytime running lights. The front bumper looks massive with large air intake. The fog lamps sit neatly. The side profile gets bold looking alloy wheels, flared wheel arches and a cladding like flared body part. The floating roof design makes the car stylish with the blackened glass area.

The rear profile boasts large vertical taillights which sport LED units. The rear bumper is also quite muscular. Inside the cabin the 2016 Kia Soul gets a spacious and upmarket appearance. It sports multifunction steering wheel, dual analog dual and a large TFT display consisting instrument cluster. The centre console boasts a touchscreen infotainment system flanked with the control buttons and come with a boxy look. The sporty bucket seats enhance the crossover character while the panoramic glass sunroof delivers the premium feel.

Toyota Calya

Toyota Calya Mini MPV frontToyota Calya mini MPV has been making headlines for quite some time recently. The car is finally launched at the ongoing 2016 Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS). The car looks very much capable to be popular in Indian market, if Toyota Kirloskar Motors considers launching this car in the country. At exterior the car looks muscular and spacious.

The Toyota Calya gets a radiator grille, which reminds us about its larger sibling Innova Crysta. The sharp headlamps are joined by a thick chrome bar. The car has been heavily influenced by the Daihatsu UFC-3 Concept. The side profile of the car gets sharp character lines running through the length. Also the alloy wheels, blackened glass area enhance the appeal. The rear profile is very much identical to the Innova Crysta. It features the boomerang-shaped taillights, roof spoiler, chrome garnished tailgate handle bar.

Toyota Calya Mini MPV interior

Being positioned at the low cost carrier the mini MPV comes sans some of the features its larger sibling sports. It gets a three spoke steering wheel, a large analog dial and digital display consisting instrument cluster, a digital screen at the centre console. In terms of comfort the car offers spacious interior. The Calya gets five different engine options on the power front. These are 1.2 E Std MT, 1.2 E MT, 1.2 E AT, 1.2 G MT and 1.2 G AT.

Renault Clio

Renault-ClioWell, it is a hatchback again. And given the fact, that we love stylish hatchbacks, it could be a hit on Indian roads. Wearing the Renault’s latest generation of international design language the Clio looks much stylish compared to many models available in Indian market. It looks sporty and a bit muscular as well. So, far this car has every potential to be chosen as a possible hit in the country.

The sporty looking compact car comes with a front fascia, which is available in latest generation of Renault international models. The laid back headlamps are joined by a sleek black line which also holds the diamond pattern brand logo at the centre. The front bumper looks muscular with large air intake, and the fog lamps looks large and squarish. They sport LED units.

The side profile gets muscular character lines, large alloy wheels, blackened out glass area. At the lower part a metal skirt is visible, sitting on a black trim. It reminds a bit about the Kwid. The rear gets roof spoiler, wrap around taillamps and chrome trims. A multifunction steering wheel, unique designed chrome garnished instrument cluster and a Kwid like centre console with touchscreen infotainment system has made their way into the cabin of Clio.

Toyota Rush

2016 toyota rush india launch-2Toyota Rush is a compact SUV which the Japanese automaker can consider launching in India. This car would directly take on the Ford EcoSport if the company launches it in India. The car looks a bit like outgoing Fortuner at the front fascia. The distinctive features are visible though.

The car comes with a muscular front bumper, large headlamps. The side profile also looks muscular with sporty alloy wheels, flared wheel arches, roof rails. The rear profile of the car gets a spare wheel mounted on the tailgate. The interior looks minimalist yet stylish. Up front, the car features a multifunction steering wheel, analog dials at the instrument clusters and likely a touchscreen infotainment system at the centre console. also expect it to offer class leading space inside the cabin.

It might get power from a 1.2 litre petrol engine, which is available in the Toyota Liva. The engine will churn out around 88 bhp of peak power and the fuel economy will stand at 17 kmpl. There will be a diesel variant as well, which will get power from a 1.4 litre engine kicking out 70 bhp of peak power and deliver 24 kmpl of fuel economy. Once launched, it would be priced at around Rs. 5.5 lakh.

Hyundai ix20

hyundai ix20Hyundai ix20 has been reportedly spotted testing on Indian roads, in camouflaged guise though. The small car sits in the small MPV segment in Europe. It comes as a sporty, compact and stylish urban car. If launched in India, the car has potential to do well, considering the popularity of small cars in India. Moreover, Hyundai’s brand name is an added advantage in the country.

The Hyundai ix20 gets laid back large headlamps, nicely sloping hood, and large front grille with chrome trims around it. The grille also contains sleek horizontal slats garnished in chrome. The fog lamps come unique shaped. At side profile, it sports alloy wheels, thick cuts and creases, blackened glass area, chrome garnished door handles. The rear features an integrated roof spoiler, wrap around taillights.

The interior is minimalist, but attractive. A multifunction steering wheel, butterfly design instrument cluster with two analog dials and a TFT display has made their way into the cabin. The centre console gets a touchscreen infotainment system with navigation. Power sources include two petrol and two diesel engines. The petrol engines are a 1.6 litre MPi and a 1.4 litre MPi units, while the diesel engines are a 1.6 litre CRDi and a 1.4 litre CRDi units.

Kia Picanto

Kia-PicantoKia Motors is expected to set its foot in India in near future. Expect the Picanto to be one of the models on offer for the Indian market. The Picanto is a five door hatchback from the auto major. It is stylish and sporty urban hatchback. Once launched, it would bring fresh design in the Indian hatchback segment.

The small car sports a signature front grille with chrome trim around it. The front bumper looks massive with a large air intake with mesh. The headlamps clusters are positioned in a laid back manner and they sport bi-xenon units. The front overhand is pretty short. At the side profile the alloy wheels grab eyeballs with their sporty design. A sharp character lines runs front fender to taillights. The wing mirrors get integrated side turn indicators.

The rear profile gets an integrated roof spoiler. The taillights are really unique designed with three LD stripes positioned vertically at each of the taillights. Enter the cabin, it looks a bit Spartan minus the touchscreen infotainment system at the centre console. It gets only multifunction steering wheel complemented by a three pod instrument cluster. The engine options include a 1.2 litre MPi, 1.0 litre MPi, 1.0 litre FFV engines. Transmission options include both manual and automatic gearboxes. Very interestingly, the car offers a total of 6 airbags.

Nissan Juke

Top 10 Foreign Cars Indian Customers DeserveIf not all the above ones, then this car will surely snatch your heart away. The car is indeed a compact sport crossover and it looks like built for the raceways. The sporty style and stylish appearance will surely impress many car enthusiasts in India. The car sports unique designed headlamps, while one sits just at the edge of the hood, the round large lamps sit where it should be. Instead of fog lamps the car sports horizontally placed LED stripes.

The front grille gets a small V shaped chrome bar sitting on the mesh. Front bumper also looks quite bold with large air intake. It also sports a sleek red trim, enhancing the sporty nature. The side profile feature contrasting coloured wing mirrors with integrated side turn indicator, flared fenders, a red trim running under the doors between the fenders. The sporty alloy wheels come enhancing the appeal. The rear gets roof spoiler, compact and stylish taillights with LED trims.

The interior looks like of a toy car. It gets a multifunction steering wheel, dual pod analog dials at instrument cluster and a touchscreen infotainment system at the centre console. The sporty bucket seats again reminds of the sporty character of the Nissan Juke.