Upcoming cars in India 2016/2017/2018

From big brands to small ones, all the auto manufacturers are launching their new products in the Indian market and hence the competition is getting stiffer with time. The Indian automotive market has seen the entry of many new brands such as Jeep, Datsun, Abarth, while ultra-luxury car maker such as Lexus will be knocking on the Indian doors very shortly. We have compiled a comprehensive list for you to know which cars will be seen running on the Indian roads very soon.

  1. Tata Tiago AMT

Tiago, the small family hatchback by the house of Tata has worked wonders for the brand as the car has drastically improved sales for the Indian brand. Due to the rising demands for the AMT gearboxes, Tata Tiago will launch the car with the automatic gearbox.

Expected time?

Mid 2017.


2. Volkswagen T-Cross Breeze (Polo-SUV)

Volkswagen will be launching an entire fleet of new SUVs in the Indian car market soon. One of the cars will be based on the next-generation Polo utilizing the company’s MQB-A0 platform. When launched, the car will rival against cars like Honda BRV, Hyundai Creta, and Renault Duster.

Expected time?

Late 2018.


3. New Maruti Suzuki Alto

Alto has been the top most loved car in the Indian market but due to the growing competition, the Indo-Japanese auto maker will be landing with an all new Alto that will boast and all new modernish crossover design.

Expected time?

Early 2018.


  1. Next generation Honda Brio

The Japanese automaker has already introduced the Diesel avatars of its cars like Jazz, Amaze, and City. Now the company might also introduce the new gen Brio with a diesel engine. The car will be propelled by 1.2-litre 3-cylinder diesel engine.

Expected time?

Mid 2018


  1. Chevrolet Beat Facelift (2017)

General Motors has declared to launch several mass segment products in the upcoming time and facelift Beat being one of them. Since the time Beat has been launched, the car not received any major upgrade. The next gen Beat will get significant visual as well as mechanical changes.

Expected time?

Mid 2017


  1. New gen Maruti Suzuki Swift 2017

The famous Swift will be getting upgraded very soon. The international markets will get the car by mid-2017 while we will have to wait for until the last quarter of 2017 to put out hands on it. It will get redesigned body and more features to make it an even better package.

Expected time?

Late 2017


7. Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS

The company will be landing with the performance driven avatar of its famous family hatchback, the Baleno RS. The car will get 1.0-litre Boosterjet engine churning out 110bhp of maximum power and 170Nm of peak torque.

Expected time?

Early 2017


  1. Hyundai i20 N

The Korean automaker will be launching a sportier version of its famous i20 hatchback christened as i20N Sports. The will get 1.4-litre CRDi diesel engine churning out 113bhp of power and 160Nm of peak torque.

Expected time?

Mid 2017


  1. Toyota Prius 2017

The car has been already seen at the 2016 Autoexpo and now Toyota is gearing up for its Indian launch by early 2017. It will be coming to the Indian shores via CBU route making it quite an expensive affair to buy.

Expected time?

Early 2017


  1. Chevrolet Beat Essentia

It made its first debut at the 2016 Autoexpo. When launched t will be seen with two engine options such as a 1.2-litre, SMARTECH petrol and a 1.0-litre engine and a SMARTECH diesel engine. It will share its platform with the present Chevrolet Beat.

Expected time?

Early 2017


  1. Toyota Etios C Sedan

Sharing its platform with the current Etios sedan, the Etios Core will be launched first in the Brazilian car market and then will head on to India. It will be powered by the same 1.5-litre petrol engine and 1.4-litre D-4D diesel engine that is seen on the on-going Etios cars.

Expected launch?

Late 2017


  1. Tata Kite5 Compact Sedan

The car already made its official debut at the 2016 Autoexpo and now will be finally seen in its production avatar very soon by early 2017. It will mainly be available in two options including a 1.2-litre Revotron petrol engine and Tata’s latest 64.1bhp, 1.05-litre, 3-cylinder diesel engine.

Expected time?

Early 2017


  1. 2017 Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire

Based on the new 2017 Swift, the all new Swift Dzire will be seen running on the Indian roads by late 2017. While the car will receive totally redesigned exteriors and interiors, the engine will remain the same. The car will still run on 1.2-litre petrol engine & 1.3-litre diesel engine.

Expected time?

Late 2017


  1. Honda City 2017

India’s top-selling mid-sized sedan, Honda City will get a mild facelift in 2017. The exteriors and interiors are expected to be revamped, while the engine will remain the same as a 1.5- liter i-VTEC petrol and a 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel engine.

Expected time?

Mid 2017


  1. Feat Tipo/Egea

Feat Linea is expected to get replaced with the upcoming Feat Tipo in India. The car is known by two different names in the International market and it is yet not known by what name Feat will launch its mid-sized segment sedan in the Indian market. Talking about what’s under the hood, the car might get a 1.6-litre multijet diesel unit.

Expected time?

Late 2017

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  1. Toyota Corolla Altis 2017

India’s top selling premium sedan will receive an update next year. The car’s spy pictures are already flooding the internet ahead of its official debut. The new Corolla Altis looks sportier and more aggressive than its ongoing version. It’s exterior and interiors are expected to get significantly updated while stuff under the hood will remain the same with 1.4-litre diesel and 1.8-litre petrol engine.

Expected time?

Mid 2017

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  1. New Honda Civic

The new Honda Civic has already wooed the world with its bang on looks. Now the car might make its official Indian debut by 2017 with a 1.6-litre i-DTEC diesel engine under the hood. Based on the new Accord’s platform, the car will make its Indian debut along with a CVT gearbox.

Expected time?

Late 2017


  1. Volkswagen Passat GTE

The car has already made its debut at the 2016 Autoexpo and now the German automaker is gearing up for its launch by early 2017. It will get a petrol engine churning out 154bhp while the electric motor will assist the engine with additional 62bhp of power. It will get a 9.9kWh lithium-ion battery that will help with the power assistance to the engine.

Expected time?

Early 2017


  1. New generation Nissan Micra

Based on the Sway concept, the new generation Nissan Micra gets better-looking visuals than ever. The car has already been displayed at the Paris Auto Show 2016 and now will be headed to the Indian auto market by early 2018.

Expected time?

Early 2018


  1. Maruti Suzuki Ignis

The new entry-level SUV/Crossover by the house of Maruti Suzuki will be launched in India very soon. It will be propelled by a 1.2-litre petrol and 1.3-litre diesel engines as also seen on the Swift and the Baleno. The car can also be seen with an AMT gearbox.

Expected time?

January 2017

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  1. Hyundai Carlino

Inspired by the huge success of Creta, the house of Hyundai will be coming up with the Carlino SUV, which will be sharing its platform with the Elite i20. Under the hood, it will be sharing its power mill with the latter. The same 1.2-litre Kappa VTVT petrol and a 1.4-litre U2 CRDi diesel will be seen in the all-new Hyundai Carlino.

Expected time?

Late 2018.


  1. Mahindra XUV Aero

The car drew a lot of attention with its debut at the Autoexpo 2016 and now the Indian automaker is folding its sleeves to launch the same by the end of 2017. The looks extremely upmarket with its modern design and well-made body lines. It can be seen with the 2.2-litre m-Hawk diesel engine.

Expected time?

Late 2017.


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