The car and SUV market is slow, and manufacturers are stepping up to the challenge with hefty discounts. Today, we’ll look at big discounts on 5 popular SUVs sold here. Ford Ecosport The Maruti Vitara Brezza’s launch at a starting price of Rs. 6.99 lakhs seems to have set the cat among pigeons. Ford saw […]

With the increased competition from the recently launched Vitara Brezza, it appears that Ford has made a big move to realign its stars. The EcoSport has reportedly received a price cut of about Rs 30,000 for the base petrol version, and almost a lakh for the base diesel. So the prices for the petrol variants […]

Hyundai India has announced a price hike, ranging from Rs 2,889 and going all the way up to Rs 82,906. The increase in price is applicable across the range and is in effect from March 1, 2016. The reason behind the increase in price is the introduction of new levies in the Union Budget 2016-17. […]

With the proposal to increase the taxes levied on new cars in place, it’s almost impossible to stop the prices from being substantially hiked. However, one look at Team-BHP and MyCarHelpline each and you’ll notice that cars, even the best-selling ones, are being offered with huge discounts. Of course, negotiating with the dealer is going […]

A car is the second largest purchase that a person is likely to make in her/his lifetime. Naturally, the stakes are high and there’s a lot of money involved. Like many real estate agents, there are a number of “oily” car dealers operating in India. They’re out to make a quick buck out of you, […]

The S-Cross is Maruti Suzuki’s first big flop in half a decade. The last big flop was the Kizashi, which was quickly pulled off the market. Even as the rumour mills were agog with the imminent discontinuation of the S-Cross’ flagship 1.6 variants, Maruti has just given the crossover yet another stab at success. The […]

It’s December, a time when car sales are muted. It’s also the time when car makers come out in the open, posturing aggressively. While one kind of aggression is hefty discounting to push left over stock, the other plays on the fear factor, the fear of tomorrow, of price rise. Yes, almost every big automaker […]

Skoda India has announced a price hike of 2-3 per cent. With effect from January 1, 2016, the increased prices will be applicable across its range. Skoda isn’t the only manufacturer to have hiked its new car prices, with other manufacturers like Toyota, Hyundai, Maruti, BMW, Audi, and Mercedes having done so recently. Like others, […]

December is the fag end of the year, the time when dealers stop ordering new cars from automakers, when automakers themselves go slow on launches, and a time when most people are winding down, making holiday plans. So, is December a good month to buy a car? The conventional wisdom would advise you not to, […]

Various carmakers have announced that a revised price list will be in place from January 2016. Following Mercedes, BMW, and Toyota, Hyundai has also announced that there will be a hike next month. Said to be up to Rs 30,000 over the current prices, the increase is, according to the company, due to the weakening […]