Upcoming Cars In India 2018: Launch Dates, Expected Prices, Features And Specifications

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In this listicle titled upcoming cars in India 2018, we are bringing you a complete list of all the cars, SUVs, MPVs, set to launch in India this year. The report tells you about the expected launch dates, prices, engine specifications and everything you would want to know about these vehicles.

A number of new car launches are lined up for the year 2018. These new automobiles are going to find their places in each and every segment that currently exist in the Indian automobile industry. Be it entry level hatchbacks to premium off-roaders, the list includes it all. Some of these launches will see existing products getting their mid-life facelifts, while others are going to be complete generation updates. In addition to these, several all new products are also lined-up for their India launch. So whether you are looking to buy a simple as you like, hatchback or a premium vehicle, you are for sure, spoilt for choices nonetheless. In this report, we bring you the complete list of all the vehicles launching in India this year, be it a car, SUV or MPV. Read along to get expected launch dates, price, specifications and more.

Upcoming Cars In India 2018: Maruti Vitara Brezza Petrol

Upcoming Cars in India 2018 Vitara Brezza Petrol

Model Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza Petrol
Launch Date First Half 2018
Expected Price INR 6 Lakh to INR 9 Lakh
Fuel Petrol
Engine 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder Boosterjet
Power 110 BHP
Torque 170 Nm
Transmission 5-Speed Manual

The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is currently the leader in compact SUV segment in India. This is despite the fact that it only comes in a diesel variant. While other vehicles in the segment offer both petrol and diesel derivatives. It is about time that Maruti Suzuki introduces the petrol variant for the Brezza. According to recent media reports, it is likely that the launch of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza Petrol will take place during the first half of 2018. Seems like, it is going to get the 1.0-litre, Boosterjet engine from the Baleno RS. Consequently, the prices are going to be very aggressive, just like the diesel variant.

Also Read: Maruti Vitara Brezza Petrol Price In India, Launch Date And Other Details

Upcoming Cars in India 2018: New Maruti Ertiga

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Model New Maruti Ertiga
Launch Date Festive Season 2018
Expected Price INR 6.5 Lakh to INR 10.5 Lakh
Fuel Petrol Diesel
Engine 1.4-litre K-Series 1.3-litre, DDiS
Power 91 BHP 88 BHP
Torque 130 Nm 200 Nm
Transmission 5-Speed Manual 5-Speed Manual

After the generation updates given to the Swift and the Dzire, it is about time that Maruti’s only 7-seater MPV gets its next-gen variant as well. The new Maruti Ertiga will share the same Heartect platforms that underpin Maruti’s all new vehicles. It will feature the same engine line-up as before. As a result of this, the fuel economy of the new Ertiga is going to be slightly better. The exterior design of the 2018 Ertiga will share a number of design cues from the new Swift and Dzire. It is likely that the new Ertiga will launch sometime during the latter half of 2018. Prices will remain largely the same as before.

Also Read:  New Maruti Ertiga 2018 Price, Launch Date, Mileage And Specs- Compete Details

Upcoming Cars In India 2018: New Hyundai Santro

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Model New Hyundai Santro
Launch Date Second Half 2018
Expected Price INR 3.5 Lakh to INR 5.5 Lakh
Fuel Petrol
Engine 1.0-litre, 3-Cylinder VTVT
Power 63 BHP
Torque 96 Nm
Transmission 5-Speed Manual

After a really long wait, we are finally going to see the launch of the next-generation Hyundai Santro in India. The sub-compact hatchback will find its place above the Eon in Hyundai’s line-up. And competes against its age-old rival, Maruti Suzuki WagonR. So far details on this vehicle are quite scarce. However, we believe that the new Santro will come only in a petrol guise. It will use the same 1.0-litre motor which currently powers the Eon. The launch of the new Santro is likely to happen during the festive season months. Prices will fall in the range of INR 3.5 lakh to INR 5.5 lakh.

Also Read: New Hyundai Santro 2018 Changes And Upgrades Complete Details

Upcoming Cars In India 2018: New Hyundai Eon

Upcoming Cars in India 2018 Hyundai Eon Side

Model New Hyundai Eon
Launch Date Second Half 2018
Expected Price INR 2.9 Lakh to INR 4.5 Lakh
Fuel Petrol
Engine 1.0-litre, 3-Cylinder VTVT
Power 63 BHP
Torque 96 Nm
Transmission 5-Speed Manual

Apart from introducing the next-generation Santro, Hyundai India will also launch the new Eon in India. Taking care of the South Korean automaker’s entry-level segment, the Eon has so far stood as a strong contender. The next-generation Hyundai Eon will get considerable design updates. In addition to this, the Eon will also feature significant revisions inside the cabin as well. The engine specifications of the Eon are likely to remain the same. We expect the new Eon to launch in India during the second half of 2018. Price will range from INR 2.9 Lakh to 4.5 Lakh.

Must Read: Upcoming 7 Seater Cars in India: 2018 Maruti Ertiga, New Renault Duster And Datsun Go Cross

Upcoming Cars In India 2018: Datsun Go-Cross

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Model Datsun Go-Cross
Launch Date festive Season 2018
Expected Price INR 6.5 Lakh to INR 10.5 Lakh
Fuel Petrol
Engine 1.2-litre
Power 66 BHP
Torque 104 Nm
Transmission 5-Speed Manual

Datsun’s attempt at targeting the budget MPV segment with the Go Plus has not worked out quite well. With the Go-Cross the company plans to change that. The Go-Cross MPV will stand in direct competition with the Maruti Ertiga. Judging by the concept that we saw at the 2016 Auto Expo, the Go-Cross will have an SUV-ish exterior profile. This will help in garner those buyers who want a macho-looking MPV. The engine specifications of the Datsun Go-Cross will resemble the one seen on the Go-Plus. The launch is likely to happen during the festive season this year.

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Upcoming Cars In India 2018: New Honda Amaze

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Model New Honda Amaze
Launch Date May 2018
Expected Price INR 5.5 Lakh to INR 8.5 Lakh
Fuel Petrol Diesel
Engine 1.2-litre i-VTEC 1.5-litre i-DTEC
Power 86 BHP 98 BHP
Torque 109 Nm 200 Nm
Transmission 5-Speed Manual 5-Speed Manual

In order to replace Amaze, Honda Car India is all set to launch the generation update for this compact sedan. We saw the 2018 Honda Amaze at the Auto Expo this year, and we are genuinely impressed. The car now comes with a completely new exterior profile. In addition to this, it also comes with a completely restyled cabin. The engine specifications will remain the same as before. Expect the new Amaze to launch in India within the next couple of months. Prices will fall in the range of INR 6 Lakh to 9 Lakh.

Also Read:  New Honda Amaze 2018 Launch Date, Price In India, Images, Specifications And Video: All You Need To Know

Upcoming Cars In India 2018: Maruti Ciaz Facelift

Upcoming Cars in India 2018 New Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Facelift

Model Maruti Ciaz Facelift
Launch Date July 2018
Expected Price INR 7.5 Lakh to INR 11.5 Lakh
Fuel Petrol Diesel
Engine 1.4-litre K-Series New 1.5-litre
Power 91 BHP ~120 BHP
Torque 130 NM ~220 Nm
Transmission 5-Speed Manual/Automatic 6-Speed Manual

With the competition getting tough in the mid-size sedan segment in India, Maruti Suzuki is soon going to introduce an update for the Ciaz in India. Recently a number of sightings of the test mule of this vehicle were reported. This suggests that the launch will happen soon. The updated Ciaz is going to come with several design tweaks along with certain feature updates. The most important of them all is going to be the introduction of a new, more powerful diesel engine. Prices are likely to go up for the diesel derivative. Expect the launch to happen within the first half of 2018.

Also Read: New Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Facelift Launch Likely In August: Get Price, Features, Specs And Mileage

Upcoming Cars In India 2018: Toyota Yaris

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Model Toyota Yaris
Launch Date May 2018
Expected Price INR 8.5 Lakh to INR 13.5 Lakh
Fuel Petrol
Engine 1.5-litre, 4-cylinder
Power 108 BHP
Torque 137 Nm
Transmission 6-Speed Manual/7-Step CVT Auto

Toyota India is making another attempt to make its space in the mid-size sedan segment in India with the all-new Yaris. This time, however, things look quite promising. The Yaris comes with an exterior profile which is inspired by the Corolla Altis with several unique design cues as well. In addition to this, the Yaris also offers a feature loaded and luxurious cabin, something which the buyers in this segment yearn for. The Yaris will come to India with only a petrol engine for now. Expect this car to launch in India within the next few months.

Also Read: Toyota Yaris India Price, Launch Date, Features, Mileage and Specs: All You Need To Know

Upcoming Cars In India 2018: New Renault Duster

Upcoming Cars in India 2018 New Renault Duster Profile

Model New Renault Duster
Launch Date First Half 2018
Expected Price INR 8 Lakh to INR 12 Lakh
Fuel Petrol Diesel
Engine 1.5-litre 1.5-litre
Power 104 BHP 108 BHP
Torque 142 Nm 245 Nm
Transmission 5-Speed Manual/CVT 6-Speed Manual

The new Renault Duster comes with a completely revamped exterior profile. The mid-sized SUV continues to comes with its typical SUV look. That said, in order to compete with the likes of Hyundai Creta, it now adorns slightly premium aesthetics. Furthermore, the new Duster will offer a much more premium cabin. Which is going to come with a host of features. The engine specifications will remain the same as before. Expect the new Duster to launch in India during the month of May 2018.

Also Read: New Renault Duster 2018 – The Same But Better!

Upcoming Cars In India: Maruti Suzuki Vitara

Upcoming Cars in India 2018 2018 Maruti Suzuki Vitara 38

Model Maruti Suzuki Vitara
Launch Date Festive Season 2018
Expected Price INR 9 Lakh to INR 15 Lakh
Fuel Petrol Diesel
Engine 1.5-litre 1.6-litre
Power 130 BHP 118 BHP
Torque 220 Nm 320 Nm
Transmission 5-Speed Manual/Automatic 6-Speed Manual/Automatic

Maruti Suzuki is considering to bring back the Vitara SUV back to India. When launched, it is going to be positioned above the Brezza. As a result, it will compete against the likes of Hyundai Creta and Renault Duster. The new age Vitara comes with a sleek design, ideal for an urban SUV, It comes with considerable features onboard. The new Vitara is going to feature both petrol and diesel derivatives when it comes to India. Expect the new Vitara to launch in India sometime during the second half or 2018.

Also Read: 2018 Maruti Suzuki Vitara Launch Soon, To Rival Hyundai Creta

Upcoming Cars In India: Jeep Renegade

Upcoming Cars in India 2018 2017-jeep-renegade

Model Jeep Renegade
Launch Date Second Half 2018
Expected Price INR 12 Lakh to INR 15 Lakh
Fuel Diesel
Engine 1.6-litre
Power 120 BHP
Torque 320 Nm
Transmission 6-Speed Manual

Another compact SUV which is likely to launch in India this year is the Jeep Renegade. This too will compete it the same segment as the Hyundai Creta and the Renault Duster. Just like the Compass, the Renegade will be manufactured in India itself. This will help in keeping the prices competitive. Unlike its competition, the Jeep Renegade will have a proper, dominating SUV stance. A factor which can work extensively in its favour. The SUV will come only with a diesel engine in India.

Also Read: India-bound 2018 Jeep Renegade Facelift Spied Testing

Upcoming Cars In India 2018: Mahindra U321 MPV

Mahindra U321 MPV Front

Model Mahindra U321 MPV
Launch Date Apr-18
Expected Price INR 12 Lakh to INR 18 Lakh
Fuel Petrol Diesel
Engine 1.5-litre 1.6-litre
Power 120 BHP 125 BHP
Torque 200 Nm 305 Nm
Transmission 6-Speed Manual 6-Speed Manual/Automatic

Mahindra is going to make a second attempt in the premium MPV segment in India with an all new product. Codenamed the U321, this MPV will compete against the likes of Tata Hexa and the Toyota Innova Crysta, Mahindra is expected to make this vehicle very premium. In addition to this, the U321 is going to feature a host of equipment on-board. Just like its competitors, it is also going to come in both petrol as well as diesel derivatives. Expect the Mahindra U321 MPV to launch in India during the month of April 2018.

Also Read: Mahindra MPV U321 Price, Launch Date, Specs, Mileage, Interiors, Images: All You Need To Know

Upcoming Cars In India 2018: Honda CR-V

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Model 2018 Honda CR-V
Launch Date Second Half 2018
Expected Price INR 27 Lakh to INR 30 Lakh
Fuel Petrol Diesel
Engine 2.4-litre i-VTEC 1.6-litre i-DTEC
Power 153 BHP 160 BHP
Torque 190 Nm 350 Nm
Transmission 9-Speed Manual 6-Speed Manual/CVT

Honda Car India, at the 2018 Auto Expo has confirmed that it will launch three new products in India within this fiscal year. One of these is the new CR-V. Honda is expected to launch this vehicle in India during the festive season. It comes with an all-new design which looks very sharp and sporty. The cabin appears to be quite premium. For the first time, the Honda CR-V is going to feature a diesel engine when it comes to India. Expect the prices to be around the mark of INR 25 lakh to 30 lakh.

Also Read: 2018 Honda CR-V To Get A 120 BHP Diesel Engine For India: We Tell You All About This Premium SUV

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