The 2020 Auto Expo is less than a month away and it will see participation from almost all the manufacturers in India. The 2020 Auto Expo will also have many new car launches including a number of all-new cars. Here are four manufacturers – Maruti, Hyundai, Renault and Kia and their cars and SUVs that will be launched or showcased in the Indian market in the Auto Expo.
Maruti Suzuki Futuro-E
Maruti Suzuki will showcase the Futuro-E concept in the Auto Expo. The all-new concept Futuro-E will pave the way for an all-electric production model that will be launched in the coming months. Maruti is yet to reveal the details of the upcoming vehicle but it is likely to be an affordable hatchback aimed at the entry-level car buyers.
Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza
After remaining on the top spot of the sales charts for years, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is all-set to get some major changes. It will be launched on 5th February and the SUV will get some minor cosmetic changes including a new grille, new bumper and new headlamp elements. The biggest change in the car will be the 1.5-litre petrol engine. The new engine will get a 5-speed manual transmission and a 4-speed torque converter automatic transmission.
Maruti Suzuki XL5
Maruti Suzuki is testing the premium version of the WagonR in the Indian market and it is expected to be launched at the 2020 Auto Expo. It is likely to get the name XL5 and it will be sold through the Nexa premium dealership of the brand. The XL5 will share the same engine options as the WagonR.
Hyundai will showcase the all-new Creta at the 2020 Auto Expo. The car will be launched in the month of March in the Indian market. The all-new Creta will get split headlamps and futuristic looking interior. It will also gain a lot of features including a 10.25-inch infotainment screen with BlueLink connectivity. The 1.5-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel engine options will power the all-new Creta. These are the same engines that also power the Kia Seltos in the Indian market.
Hyundai will showcase the Tucson facelift at the 2020 Auto Expo. The updated version of the Tucson looks a lot sharper and better than the current version of the SUV. It will take on the Jeep Compass directly and will get powered by a 2.0-litre diesel engine option. The Hyundai Tucson will get the 8-speed automatic transmission. Also, Tucson will get LED headlamps and a redesigned cabin.
The Hyundai Verna will get a facelifted Verna in India. The new Verna will be launched in the market with the new grille, new headlamps, new alloy wheels, and many more such features. The car will get the 1.5-litre petrol engine and a 1.5-litre diesel engine from the Kia Seltos. The car will also get a 6-speed manual transmission with both the petrol and diesel engine options. The car will also offer CVT transmission with the petrol variants and a torque converter with the diesel engine option.
The Kia Carnival will the brand’s second vehicle in the Indian market. It will be a premium MPV that will be launched in the market later this year. The Kia Carnival will be priced at around Rs 28 lakhs and will be aimed at the customers who want a luxury MPV. The vehicle will get a lot of luxury features too.
Renault will launch the all-new HBC later in 2020 in India. Before that, the car will be showcased at the 2020 Auto Expo. It will share the platform with the Triber and will also get a similar feature list. The production version of the HBC will get powered by a 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine. The car will take on the likes of Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Ford EcoSport and Tata Nexon.