2020 Auto Expo is scheduled to take place in February next year in India and it will get to witness quite a few new launches and the world debut of vehicles. Manufacturers will line-up their upcoming products at India’s biggest automobile exhibition. So which all cars can you expect to see at the 2020 Auto Expo? Well, here is a list of SUVs that will be showcased at the 2020 Auto Expo next year.
The Hyundai Creta is one of the most successful cars in the Indian market. However, the recent launch of the all-new Kia Seltos has affected the overall sales of the mid-size SUV. Hyundai has already started testing the all-new Creta in the Indian market, which will be similar to the model launched in the Chinese market. The all-new Creta will share the engine and transmission with the Kia Seltos in the Indian market and will prove to be stiff competition in the segment.
The Tata Buzzard, which was revealed at the Geneva Motor Show will be launched in the Indian market next year. Before that, Tata Motors will officially reveal the production version of the car at the 2020 Auto Expo. The all-new Buzzard will be similar to the Harrier in many ways and will get powered by the same engine too. However, it will get space for seven occupants. It will be the most expensive vehicle from Tata in the Indian market.
The H2X was also showcased at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year. It will be most probably showcased at the 2020 Delhi auto expo in production guise. It has been codenamed as the Hornbill and it will be positioned as a micro SUV. The Hornbill will sit below the sub-4 meter SUVs and will provide an alternative to people who are in the market for a hatchback. It is designed in accordance with Tata’s IMPACT 2.0 design philosophy and will be built upon the ALFA platform.
After launching the successful Seltos in the Indian market, Kia will launch the Carnival MPV in the Indian market. At the 2020 Auto Expo, the manufacturer will showcase the all-new QYI sub-4m compact SUV that will take on the likes of Ford EcoSport, Hyundai Venue and the likes. It will be launched somewhere around August 2020 but the manufacturer will showcase it at the 2020 Auto Expo before that. It is likely to get powered by the 1.0-litre engine that powers the Hyundai Venue.
Renault HBC will be CMF-A+ based SUV, which will make its world debut at the 2020 Auto Expo in India. The all-new car will take on the likes of Ford EcoSport and Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza in the Indian market and it will offer a beefed-up, pumped up look. The interior of the HBC’s production version is likely to be similar to the Renault Triber and it will offer a similar list of features. Also, the engine of the HBC will be identical to the Triber.
Tata is currently testing the facelifted version of the Nexon at high altitude and it will get powered by a new BS6 compliant engine. The Nexon will get updated thoroughly and will also offer a new front-end, which will be much different from the current version of the car. The new Nexon also gets a few additional features inside the cabin. Tata will also showcase the EV version of the Nexon at the 2020 Auto Expo.
Mahindra has been working on the all-new Thar and currently it is testing on the public roads all over India. The all-new Thar is much bigger and is expected to be much more comfortable than the current version of the vehicle. It will be launched in the Indian market in two forms – hardtop and soft top. Mahindra will also power the all-new Thar will the next-generation 2.0-litre diesel engine that is currently under the development.
Mahindra is also working on the all-new Scorpio and the car has been caught testing under heavy camouflage several times. The all-new Scorpio will get a different shape than the current version and it will become much more powerful, thanks to the all-new 2.0-litre engine. The all-new Scorpio will be showcased at the Auto Expo and the launch will happen at a later date.
MG ZS EV
MG Motors will bring in their first electric SUV in the Indian market in the form of the ZS EV. The all-new car will take on the likes of Hyundai Kona EV and will offer a range of around 300 km on a single charge. The MG ZS may also get regular Internal Combustion Engine in the Indian market to take on the likes of Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos.
Maruti Suzuki Vitara
Maruti Suzuki Vitara was spotted testing in India for the first time. The all-new SUV will take on the likes of Hyundai Creta and Tata Harrier in the Indian market and will be positioned as the most expensive car from the manufacturer. The engine option of the upcoming Vitara is not known but we may get to see the 1.5-litre petrol engine doing the duty on it when it launches.