The Indian car market has been witnessing a lot of action this year. While a handful of new car launches have already taken place this year, we are all set to get at least as many as 20 more new cars this year. Here are all the important details on the upcoming cars in India in 2018 – Upcoming Cars in India in 2018 – Hatchbacks Maruti WagonR The Maruti WagonR is about to get a generation-change. The all-new Maruti WagonR will be underpinned by a modern lightweight platform and will offer more features. It will also get an updated version of the current K10 three-cylinder engine that will comply with stricter emission norms. The new Maruti WagonR will also offer a higher mileage. Also, safely expect the optional AMT to be carried over. The launch will likely take place by the end of this year. Hyundai Santro Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) has been busy readying an all-new budget hatchback. Codenamed as AH2, it will likely launch as the all-new Hyundai Santro. The new Hyundai … [Read more...] about 20 upcoming cars in India for 2018
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Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), the country’s second-largest car manufacturer, plans to launch a facelift of the Creta small SUV in near future. As per the latest reports, the 2018 Creta facelift will launch around the middle of this month and will come with a handful of styling changes. It’s being said that the Hyundai dealers in Chennai, Bengaluru, Pune, Mumbai and Gurugram have already started taking bookings of the new car for an amount of Rs 25,000. The same reports state that the deliveries would commence in June this year. The official launch of the 2018 Hyundai Creta facelift will most likely take place around 15th May 2018. Prices will be announced at the time of the launch but chances are there won’t be a major difference in this aspect. The Creta will carry some major styling changes, which will give it a fresh look. The top-end trims will get updated headlamps with DRLs while all the variants will get a new hexagonal grille with … [Read more...] about Hyundai Creta SUV Facelift: Launch timeframe revealed
Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) has been testing its budget hatchback for quite a while now. Codenamed as AH2, the upcoming hatchback is likely to get the ‘Santro’ moniker and would launch in August this year. A test mule of the upcoming new-gen Santro was recently spied in Greater Noida by a Twitter user. The next-gen Santro is based on the earlier i10’s platform and will go on rival the likes of Maruti Celerio. It’s noteworthy here that the Santro brand enjoys a huge recall value. Hence, resurrecting the brand can work in favour of Hyundai. The next-gen Santro will be underpinned by the last gen i10’s platform. Our sources have revealed that it will even get the same 1.1-litre, four-cylinder, engine that powered the i10 and even the last-gen Santro. Of course, the engine will be thoroughly updated to meet the latest emission standards. It will also offer a higher mileage. We have even got to know that the next Santro will be dimensionally larger than the … [Read more...] about New Hyundai Santro spied again; India launch timeline inside!
While the Maruti S-Cross hasn’t been posting segment-leading sales figures, it looks like the crossover has finally started witnessing a strong growth in demand. Maruti Suzuki India Ltd managed to sell as many as 30,923 units of the S-Cross in the financial year 2017-18. This is a very healthy growth of 44.3 percent over FY 2016-17. A part of this growth can be attributed to the facelift that was launched last year. The S-Cross facelift looks more aggressive than the pre-facelift model and even gets a minor improvement in the fuel mileage. The more muscular look seems to be helping the crossover find more takers. “The new S-Cross that was launched last October looks bold upfront which is being admired by our customers. We have also used a smart hybrid technology (SHVS) in the new model which has bettered the efficiency,” a spokesperson from Maruti commented. Another factor that could have worked in favour of the crossover are the big discounts of up to Rs 75,000 … [Read more...] about Maruti Suzuki S-Cross fastest growing car in Compact SUV segment; Beats Hyundai Creta
Hyundai Motor India Ltd has been busy readying an all-new small car that will launch later this year. The new car will become the second-generation Santro and will be a thoroughly modern car. Here are 10 things you need to know about it- Launch by August Our sources have confirmed that the new Santro, which has been codenamed as the AH2, will launch in August this year. The upcoming model has already been spied on numerous occasions. Bookings are likely to open in July and the variant names and prices will be officially revealed at the time of the launch. Santro name not confirmed While speculations are rife that the new model will become the next Santro, Hyundai is yet to officially confirm this. Currently, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. officials are referring to the upcoming car simply by its codename (AH2). That said, naming this car as the Santro can actually turn out to be a beneficial move. The Santro is a successful brand name and can give this car a headstart in the market. … [Read more...] about 2018 Hyundai Santro: 10 things you don’t know about it!
Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) has been busy testing the upcoming AH2, an all-new small car that is most likely to resurrect the Santro moniker. A test mule of the upcoming car has been spotted by ‘AllHyundaiCars’ of The Automotive India forum. The next-generation 2018 Hyundai Santro will launch in August this year. It’s worth mentioning here that the Santro brand enjoys a huge fan-following in the country. Hence, naming the upcoming small car as the Santro can be of a huge advantage due to the strong brand recall. The next-gen 2018 Hyundai Santro is based on the same platform that underpins the last-generation i10 hatchback. Furthermore, the new car will use an updated version of the earlier i10’s 1.1-liter, four-cylinder petrol engine. As per our source in the company, the next-gen Hyundai Santro will be slightly larger in dimensions than the earlier i10. While Hyundai Motor India Ltd has been somewhat tight-lipped about the upcoming small car, Y K … [Read more...] about 2018 Hyundai Santro (Hyundai AH2) spied again, Launch in August
It has become fairly well-known that Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) is working on the next-generation 2018 Hyundai Santo. The next-gen Santro has been internally codenamed as the ‘AH2’ and will launch in August this year. It may be noted here that the earlier Santro enjoyed a huge popularity in the Indian car market. Hence, the upcoming hatchback could hugely benefit by using the same nameplate. The upcoming entry-level hatchback has been spied testing yet again. The upcoming next-gen Hyundai Santro is based on the platform of the last-gen Hyundai i10. It even uses the same 1.1-litre, four-cylinder petrol engine that powered the old car. As per our sources, the 2018 Santro will have larger dimensions than the last-gen i10. While the company has been rather tight-lipped about the upcoming model, Y K Koo, MD & CEO of HMIL, has said that the upcoming car will be a “contemporary family-oriented product”. He has also said that the AH2 will be … [Read more...] about 2018 Hyundai Santro (Hyundai AH2) spied, Launch in August
Hyundai India, India's second largest car manufacturer, is offering special benefits for its women customers in the country. The company is offering a range of special benefits starting from today till March 31, 2018. These benefits will include free car pick-up and drop and a 10 percent discount on labor charges. The company has also announced special service initiatives for its women customers. These include DIY (do-it-yourself) sessions on March 10 that will be conducted at all Hyundai dealerships and also at the regional training centers in India. The session is aimed at educating women on various aspects of vehicle functioning and basic maintenance check points. Hyundai India initiates a special campaign to mark International Womens Day by encouraging women to take the driver's seat Speaking about the initiative, Rakesh Srivastava, director- Sales and Marketing, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said," As a responsible and caring brand, Hyundai aims to provide exceptional experience to our … [Read more...] about International Women’s Day: Hyundai India offers special benefits for women customers till March 31, 2018
The first month of 2018 seems to have brought big cheers to the automobile makers in the country as they logged good growth in volumes. "2018 has started on a positive and promises progressive growth for the industry, with company's volume growth of 8.3 per cent on improved buying potential, led by stable micro economic factors," said Rakesh Srivastava, Director, Sales and Marketing, at Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) on Thursday. Commenting on the company's sales performance in January, Rajan Wadhera, President, Automotive Sector, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, said: "We are happy to have begun the calendar year with an overall healthy growth of 32 per cent. We have seen a good growth across our portfolio of products both personal and commercial." India's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India Ltd last month logged 4.8 per cent volume growth compared to January 2017. In a regulatory filing in the BSE, the company said it sold 151,351 units (domestic 140,600 units, exports 10,751 units) … [Read more...] about January 2018 brings cheer to auto makers, Hyundai sees 8.3% growth
Making their debut with the Santro in 1998, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. have been present in the country for two decades now. The Korean company aims at a 17% market share by 2020 and has solid plans to achieve the same. Besides setting up a new office building in Gurugram, Hyundai plans to launch 9 products in the country by 2020. It is also considering an investment of over Rs. 6300 crores to be used for new products, powertrain development and so on.Two of the nine products will be facelifted versions of the current models on sale while there are four newer generation models of the current portfolio to be launched by 2020. Hyundai will be launching two all-new products and one electric vehicle as well. One of the new product will be launched this festive season and is said to revive the Santro brand which was discontinued in 2014 while the other is a compact family car.The EV will be introduced in 2019. At the moment, Hyundai is conducting a market research to decide which model to … [Read more...] about Hyundai EV India Launch In 2019 Via CKD Route