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Honda Civic to Maruti Ertiga: Upcoming all-new cars & SUVs in India

The Indian car market is booming and manufacturers are bombarding the market with new launches. While many vehicles get minor updates in the form of minor tweaks, many manufacturers launch all-new vehicles in the segment. This year, the market has already seen quite a few all-new launches including the Mahindra Marazzo, Honda Amaze and the Hyundai Santro.

There will be quite a few launches in the coming weeks too. Here are all the upcoming all-new cars in the Indian market.

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga

Launch: November 2018

Honda Civic to Maruti Ertiga: Upcoming all-new cars & SUVs in India

The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is one of the most popular MUVs in the Indian market. The 7-seater MUV is the best-seller in the segment and soon Maruti will launch the all-new model. The all-new Ertiga would be much lighter in weight as it would be based on the HEARTECT platform that also underpins the likes of Maruti Suzuki Swift and the Dzire. The all-new Maruti Ertiga would grow in size and will offer a roomier cabin space. It would also get the all-new 1.5-litre petrol engine with SHVS mild hybrid system similar to Ciaz. The diesel 1.3-litre Multijet engine will remain unchanged.

Mahindra Alturas

Launch: November 2018

Honda Civic to Maruti Ertiga: Upcoming all-new cars & SUVs in India

Mahindra officially revealed the name of the Y400 SUV as the Alturas in the Indian market. It is a rebadged version of the SsangYong Rexton G4, which is already available in the international markets. The Alturas will become the flagship vehicle of the brand and will compete with the likes of Honda CR-V in the Indian market. It will be available in two versions G2 and G4 and would be available only with an automatic transmission. The SUV would be powered by a 2.2-litre turbocharged engine that generates a maximum of 187 Bhp – 420 Nm. The 7-seater will get an AWD option with features like 9 airbags, ABS+EBD, traction control, ESP, hill hold and more.

Tata Harrier

Launch: January 2019

Honda Civic to Maruti Ertiga: Upcoming all-new cars & SUVs in India

The Harrier is undoubtedly the most awaited SUVs of the recent time. The Harrier gets an all-new OMEGA ARC platform which is derived from the Land Rover’s platform. The SUV looks extremely good and close to the H5X concept model. The Harrier will get a few segment first features including an 8.8-inch infotainment system. It is being said that Tata will only launch a 4X2 version with the 2.0-litre diesel engine initially and will introduce the 4X4 option and petrol engine at a later time. Tata Harrier would take on the likes of Jeep Compass in the Indian market.

Nissan Kicks

Launch: January 2019

Honda Civic to Maruti Ertiga: Upcoming all-new cars & SUVs in India

Nissan will revive the Indian line-up with the launch of all-new Kicks SUV in the market. The Nissan Kicks in India would be quite different from the international models and gets the same platform as the Renault Captur. Nissan has made the vehicle bigger for the Indian market and the ground clearance is expected to be more than 200mm too. The Nissan Kicks would take on the Renault Captur and upcoming Harrier in the Indian market and gets a stylish exterior design. The Kicks would also get a few segment-first features like the 360-degree exterior camera.

Mahindra S201

Launch: January 2019

Honda Civic to Maruti Ertiga: Upcoming all-new cars & SUVs in India

Mahindra will soon launch the sub-4-meter compact SUV, which is codenamed as S201. It would be based on the SsangYong Tivoli compact SUV. The S201 would be the most powerful SUV in the segment and will be positioned as a premium product in the line-up. The compact SUV will get a 1.5-litre diesel engine that generates s maximum of 120 Bhp and 250 Nm, There will be a 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine too, which generates a maximum of 140 Bhp. It would be a 5-seater SUV and will later get a 7-seater long wheelbase version with 7-seats.

Honda Civic

Launch: January 2019

Honda Civic to Maruti Ertiga: Upcoming all-new cars & SUVs in India

The premium sedan from Honda was one of the first D-Segment cars launched in India. The beautiful design of the car turned many heads on the road. Honda. The Civic is all set to make a grand comeback in India. Honda announced during the 2018 Auto Expo that three all-new models will be launched in the Indian market. Two of which have been launched in the form of CR-V and the Amaze. The new Civic will be powered by 1.8-litre i-VTEC engine that produces massive 173 BHP.