The all-new, 10th generation Honda Civic will be launched in India on the 7th of March, 2019. A new report in Overdrive suggests that Honda will adopt a premium price strategy for the new Civic. Ex-showroom prices of the Civic, according to the report, will be pegged between Rs. 18-24 lakhs, which means that the new sedan will be pricier than its competition that includes the Toyota Corolla Altis, the Hyundai Elantra and the Skoda Octavia. What’s more, at these price levels, the new Honda Civic will be making a re-entry into the Indian market at a price tag that’s nearly 50 % more than what the 8th generation Civic used to sell at. Notably, the Civic is making a comeback into India 5 years after the older model was discontinued. And for the first time ever, the Civic will be offered with a diesel engine. Coming to the prices which the competition sits at, the Toyota Corolla Altis starts from Rs. 16.45 lakhs, and the car is almost at the end of … [Read more...] about Honda Civic to be much PRICIER than Toyota Corolla, Hyundai Elantra & Skoda Octavia?
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South Korean carmaker Hyundai is the second largest carmaker in terms of sales numbers in India. Hyundai’s plans for India will see the carmaker launch a barrage of new cars and SUVs in the coming years. In this post, we’ll take a look at 10 upcoming cars and SUVs that we will see from Hyundai in India over the next few years. Hyundai SantroLaunch Date: October 23, 2018 Hyundai finally showed off the all-new Santro tall-boy hatchback in an event earlier this month. The new Santro will finally be launched in India today and rival the Maruti Suzuki Wagon R on Indian roads. Hyundai claims to have already received over 14,000 bookings for the Santro in less than two weeks since the car’s unveiling On October 8. The new Santro mixes the iconic tallboy design with Hyundai Fluidic Design 2.0 styling philosophy. The new Santro is powered by a 1.1-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine with 68 Bhp and 99 Nm of torque which comes paired to either a 5-speed manual or Hyundai’s … [Read more...] about Santro to Creta: 10 new Hyundai cars for India, with launch timelines
With a total production of 8 million vehicles since its entry in 1998, Hyundai has been the only realistic competitor to the market leader, Maruti Suzuki, with formidable cars like the Hyundai i10, Hyundai Grand i10, Hyundai Elite i20 and Hyundai Creta. Hyundai has announced it will launch 9 new products in India by 2020 to maintain its market share.Here, we present 7 Hyundai models that we would love to see on roads in India.Hyundai LafestaThe Hyundai Lafesta is a China-only sedan that debuted in April at Auto China 2018 and will be launched at the end of this year. This exclusive China model, at least for the near future, is a high-performance sporty sedan based on the Hyundai Elantra platform featuring a sports back styling aimed at younger audiences. It gets three petrol engine options, a 1.4-litre T-GDI petrol (140 PS), a 1.6-litre T-GDI petrol (190 PS) and a 1.6-litre T-GDI (204 PS) petrol. A 7-speed dual-clutch transmission is confirmed for the 1.6-litre T-GDI engine, and the … [Read more...] about 7 Hyundai cars we wish were on sale in India
Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Y K Koo, told Deccan Herald in an interview that the Korean car company will launch nine models from now till 2020. Further, he stated that these would involve "two facelifts, two new segment vehicles, four full-model changes and an electric vehicle".Out of its current portfolio, the Hyundai Tucson has already received a facelift abroad and is expected to launch in India in H1 2019. A facelifted Hyundai Elantra is ready and will be introduced in India next year.Hyundai's two all new vehicles are the Hyundai AH2 (codename) small car and the Hyundai QXi (codename) sub-4 meter SUV which was previewed by way of the Hyundai Carlino concept at the 2016 Auto Expo. The AH2 is expected to bring back the Santro nameplate albeit with a suffix. It will launch in October 2018, whereas the QXi is expected in H1 2019.The electric vehicle will be the Hyundai Kona EV. Mr. Koo did not confirm the product but stated that the … [Read more...] about Hyundai confirms 2 facelifts, 2 new segment vehicles & 4 all-new cars for India
The facelifted Hyundai Elantra (facelifted Hyundai Avante)’s road testing has commenced. The new model was spied testing in South Korea recently, courtesy Motors Jason. The new Hyundai Elantra will feature revised fascias bringing tweaked headlamps with LED DRL at the top, Cascading grille and a restyled bumper. On the sides, newly designed alloy wheels are expected. At the rear are new LED tail lamps and a restyled bumper. The license plate recess is on the bumper instead of the tailgate. A recent report had said that the turn indicators at the front and rear get relocated to the bumper. The Hyundai Elantra’s interior may see new trim and upholstery, some additional convenience features and enhancements to the infotainment system and the MID. Getting to the engine line-up, a new petrol unit is planned on the mid-life update. It’s the SmartStream G1.6 petrol engine that debuted in 2018 Kia K3 (2019 Kia Forte). This engine develops 123 PS and 15.7 kg.m (154 Nm) of … [Read more...] about Facelifted Hyundai Elantra (Hyundai Avante) spied testing for the first time