The new Maruti Suzuki K10 and the new Maruti Brezza were amongst the most talked about cars in the country this year
The automotive market is now picking up pace after the COVID-19 shutdown and a number of brands launched their new products in the country this year. Here are the top 6 car launches that not only made a big impact in the market but also offer a strong package for the buyers.
1. Maruti Alto K10:
The new Alto K10 was launched a couple of months ago and is priced from Rs 3.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). For those wondering, the new Alto K10 has not only grown in size, but also offers an updated exterior design, new features, and a more spacious cabin for the buyers. It is based on the Heartect Platform and is powered by a 1.0L petrol engine.
2. Citroen C3:
Citroen is now working on expanding its line-up in the country and launched the C3 as its more affordable offering in the market. Priced from Rs 5.71 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi), the new C3 is one of the most comfortable cars in the market right now is offered with two engine options – 1.2L NA petrol and 1.2L turbo petrol.
3. Maruti Baleno:
The Maruti Baleno is one of the main rivals to the cars like the Hyundai i20, Toyota Glaanza, and the Tata Altroz in the market and is offered with a single engine option that can be had with either a manual or AMT gearbox. The Baleno is priced from Rs 6.35 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) and is one of the most VFM hatchbacks in the country.
4. Toyota Glanza:
The Toyota Glanza was the second premium hatchback to be launched in the country this year and shares its underpinnings with the Maruti Baleno. The car is offered in four trim options and is offered with a 90 hp 1.2L K12C petrol engine. Needless to say, the Glanza is offered with a long list of features and equipment for buyers looking for a practical and feature-rich premium hatchback.
5. Maruti Brezza:
The Brezza is one of the highest-selling SUVs in the market and with the launch of the new-gen iteration, is now offered with better features, updated powertrain options, and a fresh exterior design. Unlike before, it is only offered with a 1.5L K15C petrol engine and is priced from Rs 7.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
6. Hyundai Venue:
The Hyundai Venue facelift made its debut earlier this year and gives stiff competition to the rivals like the Maruti Brezza, Kia Sonet, Nissan Magnite, Renault Kiger, Tata Nexon and the Mahindra XUV300. Launched at a starting price of Rs 7.53 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi), the Venue facelift continues to be offered with the same three powertrain options – 1.2L NA petrol, 1.0L turbo petrol, 1.5L turbo diesel.