The automobile industry in India has been struggling amidst the economic slowdown in the nation. Low demand leading to lower sales has not only impacted profits but also jobs. However, the industry plans to make 2020 its turnaround year, launching budget cars to boost demand.
Wondering which brands are launching the best models in economical prices, check the list below –
1) Tata is back with a bang
Tata has announced to launch a premium hatchback in 2020 which will find itself competing against successful models like Hyundai i20. It will be launched in January itself, cost approximately 8.5 lakhs.
It will provide a great value for money in terms of top-notch safety features, two engine options, LED DRLs and adjustable seats. After the not so great journey of Tata Nano, this is Tata’s latest venture to tap into the middle-class customer base of India.
2) Maruti Suzuki won’t give up
The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza has been a successful venture by the brand since 2016. However, due to the latest norms, Maruti Suzuki will withdraw the diesel engine in the car and launch the brand new petrol version towards the end of this year.
3) Hyundai is here to shine
Hyundai will be launching a replacement for its Xcent model by putting Hyundai Aura in the limelight. A sedan with R15 Diamond cut alloy wheels, Wireless charger, fog lamp and LED tail lamps, it understands the needs of the new world w.r.t pollution, digitalization, and precaution. It is rumoured to be priced anywhere between 6-9 lakhs.
4) Honda going for the new
Towards the end of 2019, Honda revealed the fifth-generation Honda city in Thailand and its India Launch is expected this year. The sedan has become more spacious than previous models and has four variants available in Thailand as of now.
Additional features like speed sensing auto door lock, an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system and a possible turbo engine make the car highly anticipated amongst Indian car lovers.
5) Renault takes a step forward
Renault will come up with Triber AMT in the first month of 2020 as well. It would be a 7-seater model giving a mileage of 20.5 kmpl, power steering and engine displacement of 999cc. It is expected to be priced at approximately 7 lakhs, a steal deal indeed.
It must be noted that all these cars are expected to follow the latest Bharat Stage VI norms which are to be implemented in India from April 2020. Moreover, with prices below 10 lakhs, these models are going to give tough competition to multiple existing models.