With new models and segments entering the competition every year, the customers have seemed to set their mind on the hatchback segment more. And the car manufacturers are cashing this opportunity with new car launch in India. Let’s look at the 5 most-talked new cars in India in 2019.
5 hatchbacks launching in 2019 in India
- Tata Altroz
After attracting attention with the new 45X production concept at 2018 Auto Expo Tata Motors is all set to launch a premium hatchback based on the showcased concept. As for the interior, the dashboard features a layout and instrument cluster similar to Harrier with the all-new touch screen infotainment system. Altroz has some promising features with a petrol engine and a mild-hybrid system with both auto and manual gearbox options.
- Toyota Glanza
The car nerds might know about the emerging partnership between Toyota and Maruti – two pristine carmakers in India. Under the announced partnership, Toyota is set to launch Baleno with a brand new name as Toyota Glanza. The front is redesigned with all-new grille however the side continues to be the same. The interior has features like touch screen infotainment system and climate control. The new K-series model Toyota Glanza comes with 1.2 L petrol engine with a 5-Speed manual and CVT gearbox.
- Renault Kwid Facelift
Renault is set to re-launch Kwid by the end of this year. The customers can expect an amazing makeover with a newly designed bumper, a new grille section, and a wider central air dam. Other updates are redesigned wing mirrors and revised tail lamps. The features will include driver-side airbag, rear parking sensors, and ABS with EBD.
Renault is working on the electric version of Kwid. So we can expect a quality competitor in the electric motor market by next year.
- Maruti Ignis BSVI
Another re-launch in the new car list by the largest carmaker in India! Maruti has returned with Ignis showcasing new safety features and subtle changes. The safety features of all-new Ignis include reverse parking sensors, dual front airbags, and ABS with EBD.
- Hyundai Grand i10
Following the re-launch trend, Hyundai is introducing the 3rd generation Grand i10 in October 2019. The front of the hatchback showcases new swept-back headlamps and Hyundai signature grille. The interior is completely remodeled will have power-pack features like touch screen infotainment system, reverse camera, and climate control. However, the new Grand i10 is expected to come only with a 1.2 L petrol engine with AMT and manual transmission.
Apart from budget hatchbacks, the Indian market will host some luxurious hatchback new car launch this year from brands such as Mercedes and Audi. So customers will see a line of premium cars to choose from and bring home their dream hatchback within their budget.