From 1st April 2020, the Indian automobile market will see a big change. All the vehicles that are not BS6 compliant will not be registered and to beat the deadline, manufacturers will launch new products in the market. Here is a list of cars that will be launched in the Indian market before April 2020.
Maruti Suzuki Ignis
Maruti Suzuki unveiled the new Ignis at the 2020 Auto Expo, which will be launched in the Indian market soon. Maruti Suzuki has already started accepting the bookings for the new Ignis. The new Ignis comes with a new grille, new fog lamp housings, new bumpers and air dam. The 1.2-litre petrol engine remains the same.
Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza
The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza will get a new engine soon that will replace the sole 1.3-litre Multijet diesel engine that powers the car. Maruti Suzuki will now offer the 1.5-litre petrol engine option with the Vitara Brezza and will offer a 5-speed manual transmission and 4-speed automatic transmission. The vehicle also gets a few cosmetic changes to keep it fresh in the market. It comes with a new grille, new headlamps, bumpers and more.
Maruti Suzuki S-Cross
Maruti Suzuki also unveiled the new S-Cross that will be powered by the same 1.5-litre petrol engine that will be available with the new Vitara Brezza. Maruti Suzuki did not officially reveal the specifications of the S-Cross but it is likely to produce a similar 104 Bhp and 138 Nm output as the Brezza. The S-Cross will also get a 4-speed automatic transmission for the first time since its launch in the Indian market.
Hyundai showcased the all-new Creta at the 2020 Auto Expo, which will be launched in the Indian market next month. The Creta become sportier than before and gets sharp-looking features. The all-new Creta will also get a set of new engines but Hyundai is yet to announce the specifications in the Indian market. The Creta is likely to get a 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engine options that powers the Kia Seltos.
Hyundai also showcased the facelifted version of the Tucson at the 2020 Auto Expo, which will be launched in the Indian market next month. The updated Tucson offers a new front-end that comprises of a new grille, bumper and sharp looking headlamps. The car will continue to get powered by the same engine options that are available with the current version of the car.
While Hyundai did not showcase the Verna facelift at the 2020 Auto Expo, the BS6 compliant version of the Verna will launch in the Indian market next month. The new Verna will be a facelifted version and will offer new grille and headlamps. The mid-size sedan will take on the likes of Maruti Suzuki Ciaz and upcoming Honda City in the Indian market. It is expected to get new 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engine options.
Toyota revealed the prices of the BS6 Toyota Innova Crysta earlier this year. Soon, the brand will launch the BS6 compliant Fortuner in the Indian market, which will be launched at a priced at Rs 28.18 lakhs for the petrol and Rs 30.19 lakhs for the diesel variant. The SUV continues to get powered by a 2.8-litre turbocharged diesel engine. It gets a few changes including restyled bumper, new headlamps, fog lamps and more.
Force Motors showcased the new Gurkha at the 2020 Auto Expo. The new vehicle will be launched next month and it gets a number of changes. The G-Wagen inspired the design of the Force Gurkha with new headlamps with dotted LEDs, turn indicators on the bonnet, a factory-installed snorkel can be seen on the car. Force showcased the three-door version of the Gurkha but a five-door version of the same can be expected to be launched alongside.
The much-awaited all-new Honda City will be launched in the Indian market next year after the manufacturer released teaser images of the vehicle. The popular mid-size sedan will be seen in a new avatar and will get a new sharper look, which is heavily inspired by the Honda Civic and Accord. The all-new City will also get a completely new cabin when launched in the market. Honda will continue to offer the car with both 1.5-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel engine options.
Renault will soon launch a more powerful version of the Duster in the Indian market with the BS6 upgrades. The new mid-size SUV powered by 1.3-litre SCe turbocharged petrol engine generates a maximum power of 156 Bhp and peak torque of 250 Nm. Renault will continue to offer the 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine option.
Renault Triber EasyR
Renault showcased the Triber EasyR variant at the 2020 Auto Expo, which will be launched next month in the Indian market. The compact 7-seater MPV has become quite popular and is currently the best-selling vehicle in the segment. Renault Triber EasyR will offer the same 1.0-litre naturally aspirated engine.
Skoda Rapid 1.0 TSI
Skoda will launch the Rapid sedan with the 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine in the Indian market next month. It will be the brand’s first launch in the Indian market this year. Skoda will not offer a diesel engine option with the Rapid since it does not comply with the BS6 emission norms.