Mahindra is all set to give the KUV100 micro SUV new variants in order to keep the vehicle relevant in the changing marketplace. A tepid seller currently, the KUV100 could pick up in terms of sales once the new variants are launched in India. The micro SUV will not only get AMT options on both the petrol and diesel engined variants but will also get an all electric variant. Notably, the eKUV100, an electric SUV that was first shown at the 2016 Indian Auto Expo, will be Mahindra’s first ever electric SUV for the Indian market. M&M Chief of Sales and Marketing (Automotive Division) Veejay Ram Nakra said, We always said that we want to be full range SUV player and both these products (TUV300 and KUV100) are very important for us. We are investing substantially not only on the styling part but there would also be change in terms of technology and engineering to make it a better product. It (KUV100) is just not going to be an entry-level model from us but also going to have an … [Read more...] about Coming soon: Mahindra KUV100 Petrol & Diesel AMT, Electric!
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Fuel prices in India have gone up again. Nothing new, right? Well, the latest prices of non-branded petrol after the hike is Rs 79.99 per lire in Delhi and the same for diesel is Rs 72.07 per litre. This makes the latest fuel prices to be the highest ever recorded in the country. On Friday, the oil marketing companies increased the prices of petrol by 48 paise and that of diesel by 52 paise per litre in Delhi. The petrol prices have gone up by Rs 3.68 per litre while that of diesel is of Rs 4.25 per litre since August 1, 2018. Post the hike, petrol is priced at Rs 86.9 per litre in Mumbai while diesel is available at Rs 76 per litre. On May 28, the diesel rates touched Rs 69.31 per litre which was considerably higher than the previous. This was then updated on August 27th. And since then, every day saw a ride in the prices of fuel in India. It is said that the hike in fuel prices has encourages the opposition parties to hold Modi government responsible for the mismanagement of prices. … [Read more...] about Petrol and diesel prices hiked in India again, records highest ever in country’s history
Tata Motors has just launched cheaper variant of the Nexon AMT, making the sub-4 meter vehicle India’s cheapest automatic SUV. Both petrol and diesel variants of the Nexon AMT are now available in the XM trim. The Tata Nexon AMT XM petrol is priced at Rs. 7.5 lakhs while the diesel model is priced at Rs. 8.53 lakhs, ex-showroom Delhi. The next cheapest automatic SUV in India is the Maruti Vitara Brezza AMT, which starts from Rs. 8.54 lakhs, ex-showroom Delhi. The Ford EcoSport, another compact SUV which offers an automatic gearbox on the petrol option is much more pricier, selling for Rs. 9.75 lakhs while the Mahindra TUV300 Diesel AMT starts from Rs. 9.34 lakhs. So, it’s quite clear that the Tata Nexon AMT continues to be the price warrior in its segment, even in the automatic category. Sharp pricing has been one of the biggest advantages that the Tata Nexon has had ever since launch and the range of new, well priced variants that Tata Motors has introduced periodically … [Read more...] about Tata Nexon is now India’s CHEAPEST automatic SUV, in both petrol & diesel: Details
Last week, we mentioned the Indian government raised prices of petrol and diesel by 17 paise a litre and 21 paise a litre respectively which was the first hike in 19-days. However, the hike in fuel prices have not stopped since then and have now been increased further. The latest fuel prices as per today stand at Rs 84.70 per litre for petrol and Rs 72.48 per litre for diesel in Mumbai. This is the 10th price hike in the fuel rates from the one that was done on May 14, 2018. The alarming rate in which fuel prices are being increased has been an area of concern for the government as well. As reported by TOI, the Indian Govt. is looking at reducing the excise duty on motor fuels and is also working on measures to curb the harsh impact from the rising crude oil prices. It is being said that Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas might be making a statement to address this issue today. The rise in fuel prices are a result of "the unilateral decision of OPEC to reduce … [Read more...] about Fuel prices in India at record high, petrol reaches Rs 84.70 per litre while diesel priced at Rs 72.48 per litre
SUVs are becoming quite popular in the Indian market. There is a shift towards the petrol vehicles due to the closing gap in the fuel prices. There are many upcoming SUVs in the Indian market and many of them are petrol powered SUVs. Here are all the petrol SUVs that are coming to India this year. Mahindra XUV 500 Mahindra XUV 500 has been most popular SUVs in the segment. Mahindra will launch a facelifted version will be launched later this month in the market and it will get many substantial updates. The SUV will get a new larger grille, new headlamps and new bumper. Mahindra XUV 500 will also get new alloys wheels. The top end version of the SUV will get a more powerful engine. The 2.2-litre mHawk engine will be tuned to produce a maximum power of 155 Bhp and 360 Nm. The lower variants will get the same 140 Bhp – 330 Nm of maximum torque. The XUV 500 also gets a top end variant that gets leather upholstery. Maruti Vitara Brezza The Brezza is the highest selling sub 4-metre … [Read more...] about Upcoming petrol SUVs for India: From Vitara Brezza to Hyundai Creta