At least three compact sedans are among all the upcoming sedans in India 2015. All three of these models will be priced around INR 8 lakhs
The year 2015 is at our doorsteps and is about to bring along a handful of new car launches for the ever expanding Indian car market. The upcoming cars in India comprise of models in all segment, right from entry-hatchbacks to the ultra luxurious sedans/SUVs, along with an odd performance car or two. However, among the most important of the upcoming models are the compact sedans, which will cater to one of the fastest growing segments of our car market. These sub-4m sedans, or the compact sedans as they are called, are mostly slotted between full-sized sedans and premium hatchbacks in their respective manufacturer’s model line-up and are generally bestowed with an attractive price tag that can give many hatchbacks a run for their money. Save for an exception of the Ford Classic (the erstwhile Fiesta), the Compact Sedans have been all over the entry level sedan segment (sedans under approx INR 8 lakhs) and here’s our detailed list of upcoming sedans in India 2015 under 8 lakhs for you –
Ford Figo Sedan
The Ford Figo Sedan is basically the next generation Figo (aka Ka) along with a slightly larger boot. Expected to be hear by festive season next year, the upcoming model will spearhead Ford India’s charge in the rapidly growing compact sedan segment. The Figo sedan’s exterior design is based on the manufacturer’s ‘Kinetic’ design language, which is also slightly reflected by the front fascia of the updated Fiesta sedan.
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- Expected Launch – Festive Season 2015
- Expected Price – INR 4.8-7.2 lakhs
Maruti Swift Dzire Facelift
It is no secret that Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. is readying an updated version of India’s favorite compact sedan, the Swift Dzire. The updated Swift Dzire, in all probability, will get most of the upgrades that have been seen on the refreshed Swift. Mechanically, the Dzire would remain largely unchanged. However, safely expect Maruti Suzuki to tweak the motor for marginally better fuel economy.
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- Expected Launch – April 2015
- Expected Price – INR 5-7.75 Lakhs
Volkswagen Vento CS
It is being speculated that Volkswagen India is planning to jump into the compact sedan bandwagon with a new ‘India-specific’ product that could be based on the Vento upper-C segment sedan. While nothing much is known about this model, our guess is that VW India might to bring back the pre-facelift Polo’s 1.2-litre Petrol and 1.5-litre Diesel engines to power the upcoming compact sedan.
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- Expected Launch – November 2015
- Expected Price – INR 6-8.5 Lakhs