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Popular Hatchbacks & their waiting periods: Renault Kwid to Maruti Baleno

The month of October this year is filled with festivities and auto manufacturers are leaving no stones unturned to attract buyers to their dealerships. However, if you are planning to buy a new hatchback in the coming days and plan to take its delivery during Diwali, you may have to plan your purchase a bit as waiting periods on several hatchbacks are quite high. Read along to find out which hatchback can be brought home before Diwali this month, courtesy CarDekho.

Entry-level and Compact hatchbacks

City Maruti Alto   Renault Kwid   Maruti Wagon R   Maruti Celerio   Hyundai Santro   Tata Tiago
New Delhi 15 days No waiting 15 days 15 days 15-20 days 1 month
Bangalore 20 days 15 days 20 days 20 days No waiting No waiting
Mumbai No waiting No waiting No waiting No waiting 4 weeks No waiting
Hyderabad No waiting 15-20 days No waiting No waiting 10 days No waiting
Pune No waiting No waiting No waiting No waiting No waiting 15-20 days
Chennai No waiting 2 weeks No waiting No waiting No waiting No waiting
Jaipur No waiting No waiting No waiting No waiting No waiting No waiting
Ahmedabad   No waiting No waiting No waiting No waiting No waiting No waiting
Gurgaon 2-4 weeks 22-25 days 2-4 weeks 2-4 weeks No waiting 15-20 days
Lucknow 1 month No waiting 1 month 1 month 15-20 days No waiting
Kolkata 2-4 weeks No waiting 2-3 weeks 2-4 weeks No waiting No waiting
Thane No waiting No waiting No waiting No waiting 4 weeks No waiting
Surat No waiting 10 days No waiting No waiting 15 days No waiting
Ghaziabad No waiting No waiting No waiting No waiting 45 days No waiting
Chandigarh No waiting 2-3 weeks No waiting No waiting No waiting 4-6 weeks
Patna No waiting No waiting 2-4 weeks 2-3 weeks No waiting No waiting
Coimbatore   1 month 15 days 1 month 1 month 15 days No waiting
Faridabad 4-6 weeks No waiting 4-6 weeks 4-6 weeks No waiting No waiting (4-5 weeks for Orange & Blue)
Indore No waiting 10 days No waiting No waiting No waiting No waiting
Noida No waiting 15 days No waiting No waiting No waiting No waiting

Renault Kwid

The entry-level and compact hatchback contains some of the top-selling cars of the country. The Maruti Alto can be had within two weeks in most cities except Coimbatore and Faridabad. The Renault Kwid, on the other hand, is readily available everywhere which is also the case with the Hyundai Santro. However, the Santro has a waiting period of 45 days in Ghaziabad. The Maruti Celerio and the Tata Tiago have highest waiting periods of 1 month in Coimbatore and New Delhi respectively.

Mid-Size hatchbacks and crossover

City Maruti Swift   Hyundai Grand i10   Hyundai Grand i10 Nios   Renault Triber
New Delhi 15 days 15-20 days 15-20 days 2 months
Bangalore 20 days No waiting No waiting 45 days
Mumbai No waiting 4 weeks 2 months 15-20 days
Hyderabad No waiting 10 days 10 days 1 month
Pune No waiting No waiting 45 days 45 days
Chennai No waiting No waiting 2 months 6 weeks
Jaipur No waiting No waiting No waiting 21 days
Ahmedabad   No waiting No waiting No waiting No waiting
Gurgaon 2-4 weeks No waiting No waiting 22-25 days
Lucknow 1 month 15-20 days 15-20 days 6-8 weeks
Kolkata 2-4 weeks No waiting 45 days No waiting (Mustard colour – 4 to 5 weeks)
Thane No waiting 4 weeks 2 months 15-20 days
Surat No waiting 15 days 15 days 45 days
Ghaziabad No waiting 45 days 45 days No waiting
Chandigarh No waiting No waiting No waiting 3-4 weeks
Patna 2-4 weeks No waiting No waiting 45 days
Coimbatore 1 month 15 days 1 month 30-40 days
Faridabad 4-6 weeks No waiting 4-6 weeks 2 weeks
Indore No waiting No waiting 12 days 45 days
Noida No waiting No waiting No waiting 2 months

17renault Triber India

Talking about midsegment hatchbacks and crossovers, the Maruti Swift can be brought home by Diwali in most cities except Coimbatore and Faridabad. The pre-facelift Grand i10 can also be brought home within two weeks in most cities except Mumbai, Thane and Ghaziabad. The Grand i10 Nios, on the other hand, has a higher waiting period going up to 2 months in Mumbai. Coming to the Triber, it is readily available in only two cities – Ahmedabad and Ghaziabad, and also has the longest wait of two months in Noida and New Delhi.

Premium hatchbacks

City Maruti Baleno Hyundai Elite i20 Toyota Glanza
New Delhi 3-4 weeks 15-20 days No waiting
Bangalore No waiting No waiting 30-45 days
Mumbai 4-6 weeks 4 weeks 1 month
Hyderabad No waiting 10 days 1 month
Pune 4-6 weeks No waiting 1 month
Chennai 1 month No waiting 10-15 days
Jaipur No waiting 15-20 days No waiting
Ahmedabad   No waiting No waiting 1 month
Gurgaon No waiting No waiting No waiting
Lucknow 1-2 weeks 15-20 days No waiting
Kolkata 4 weeks No waiting 1 month
Thane 4-6 weeks 4 weeks 1 month
Surat No waiting 15 days 30-45 days
Ghaziabad No waiting 45 days No waiting
Chandigarh 15 days No waiting No waiting
Patna 40-60 days No waiting 25 days
Coimbatore 15 days 15 days 20 days
Faridabad No waiting 45 days N.A.
Indore No waiting No waiting 15 days
Noida No waiting No waiting 1 month

Toyota Glanza 3

The premium hatchback segment has also become quite popular in the last few years. Maruti Suzuki Baleno, which is the segment’s top seller, is easily available in most cities except New Delhi, Thane, Kolkata, Chennai, Pune, and Patna, where the waiting period is up to 2 months. Hyundai Elite i20 buyers will have to wait up to 45 days in Faridabad and Ghaziabad but the car is readily available in most cities. The Baleno-based Toyota Glanza is also readily available in most cities except Surat and Bengaluru.