All New Upcoming Cars in India for 2016-2017

Last Updated On: August 20, 2016
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If you are looking to buy a new car and confused about which one to pick from the available lot, then you must be searching for the list of upcoming cars in the near future. As, India is a potential market place for any automaker, each manufacturer is geared up with a list of vehicles to introduce in the near future to make its position profound. Here is a list with all the potential launches to take place in the country.

1. Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS 1.0

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Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS

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Maruti will soon be launching a new car in India, RS 1.0 version of 2015 launched Baleno. Now, this updated Baleno differs from the ongoing mainly on engine front. Rest all the attributes concerning to exterior, interior and safety have largely remain unchanged. The updated car will house a 1.0-litre BoosterJet mill that will produce 110 bhp of power and 170 Nm of torque. That’s a noticeable improvement over the existing 1.2-litre VVT engine that generates 83 bhp and 115 Nm.

Expected Launch Date – October 2016
Estimated Price – 7.80 to 9 Lakh

2. Volkswagen Polo GTi

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Volkswagen Polo GTi

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Volkswagen Polo GTi is the most awaited car of 2016. VW Polo with a GTi badge indicates that this will not be an ordinary car. The new Polo will surely bring a revolution in the auto industry with its three-door configuration. In addition, it will come with sporty design language and high-tech cabin features. As for the powertrain, it will borrow Octavia’s 180 bhp generating 1.8-litre turbo mill.

Expected Launch Date – August 2016
Estimated Price – 20 to 22 Lakh

3. Hyundai New Elantra

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All-new Hyundai Elantra

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Hyundai is also going to contribute to the list of upcoming cars in India, by introducing the all-new Elantra. The said car’s on-going version was launched only a few years back and was very well accepted by the Indian audience. The next-generation version like the previous one is also built on Fluidic Philosophy. Accompanying the existing 1.6-litre diesel mill will now be introduced 130 +bhp generating 1.6-litre GDi engine.

Expected Launch Date – August 2016
Estimated Price – 15 to 17 Lakh

4. Jeep Wrangler

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Jeep Wrangler

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Jeep is finally making its way to India. The iconic American SUV maker at the 2016 Auto Expo showcased its rugged and outrageous creation, Wrangler. The car now entering into its fourth generation carries a muscular appearance, for which it is known. As for the interior, it carries modern amenities like climate control, steering mounted controls, and touch screen display. Powering Wrangler is a 3.6-litre V6 petrol mill that produces 218 bhp of power and 353 Nm of torque.

Expected Launch Date – September 2016 to December 2016
Estimated Price – 27 to 32 Lakh

5. Tata Hexa

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Tata Hexa

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In the list of upcoming cars we now have a sports utility vehicle from the house of Tata. Built to compete with the likes of Mahindra XUV, Tata Hexa is a dynamic car. Benefited from Tata’s new design language Horizon Next, Hexa will further revamp company’s dull image. Under the hood, we are expecting a 2.2-litre turbo 4-CYL diesel mill producing 154 bhp and 400 Nm.

Expected Launch Date – August 2016 to December 2016
Estimated Price – 13 to 18 Lakh

6. Renault Kwid 1.0-Litre AMT

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Renault Kwid

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Renault last year only treated the Indian market with a small yet stylish hatch, Kwid. And now after playing a successful innings so far, it is planning to introduce an uplifted version of the same. Soon, the 800cc Kwid will have a 1.0-litre companion to itself, churning out 67 bhp power and 100 Nm torque. Exterior and interior will not be tweaked to a great extent with only few minor changes.

Expected Launch Date – October 2016
Estimated Price – 3.20 to 4.50 Lakh

7. Maruti Suzuki Ignis

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Maruti Ignis

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Escorting Baleno RS 1.0 in the Maruti tagged new cars in India list, we now have Ignis. The said car was seen accompanying the likes of S-Cross, Baleno, Vitara Breeza at the 2016 Auto Expo. Gifted with a stylish exterior and Swift like cabin, Ignis will compete with Mahindra KUV100. The car is expected to be energized by 1.2-litre petrol and 1.3-litre diesel engines.

Expected Launch Date – Early 2017
Estimated Price – 5 to 7 Lakh

8. Volkswagen Passat GTE

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Volkswagen Passat GTE

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It feels like Volkswagen is on a spree to push its existing line-up to next level then to bring in a new car. Next in line after Polo GTi is VW Passat that in the future will get a GTE tag. The said car was showcased at the 2016 Auto Expo and underpinned VW MQB platform. This upcoming car is expected to display Volkswagen new design language along with a premium cabin. The highlighting feature, is its 1.4-litre hybrid powertrain.

Expected Launch Date – January 2017
Estimated Price – 18 to 22 Lakh

9. Tata Bolt Sport

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Tata Bolt Sport

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Remember Tata Bolt, the stylish hatch that two years back displayed Tata’s new design and manufacturing philosophy. Well, the same will soon get a performance-oriented sibling that will be powered by a re-tuned 1.2-litre turbo mill. The said turbocharged mill in this upcoming car in India will produce 120 bhp and 170 Nm. Also, both interior and exterior will get a sporty aura.

Expected Launch Date – August 2016
Estimated Price – 5.50 to 8 Lakh

10. Chevrolet Beat Facelift

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Chevrolet Beat Facelift

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Chevrolet Beat has been running down the Indian roads since 2011 and now the company is up with its facelift. The new Beat is known to be built on the same platform that supported its previous version. However, its interior and exterior are bound to receive some tweaks, keeping it in-line with the trend. Engine specs will mirror the existing model, i.e. 1.0 litre diesel and 1.2-litre petrol mill.

Expected Launch Date – May 2017
Estimated Price – 4.30 to 6.50 Lakh

11. Toyota Vios

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Toyota Vios

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Vios is Toyota’s best-selling car in the Asian market, with countries like the Philippines & Malaysia being its major consumer. Now, Toyota is planning to bring its C-segment sedan in India and it will rival the likes of Ciaz and Vento. The said car is infused with Toyota new design philosophy and will also get all modern comfort features. Indian market oriented Vios will come along with a 1.5-litre petrol and 1.4 litre diesel mill options.

Expected Launch Date – November 2016
Estimated Price – 7.20 to 12 Lakh

12. Skoda Octavia vRS

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Skoda Octavia vRS

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Next, upcoming car to be introduced in the Indian market is from the house of Czech automaker Skoda. The company will soon launch performance-driven version of ongoing Octavia. The exterior is known to receive minor up gradation in form of sportier overtones. Likewise, the cabin apart from standard features will get bucket seats and ambient lights. Powering the vRS version you’ll find a turbo 2.0-litre petrol and 2.0- litre diesel mill.

Expected Launch Date – April 2017
Estimated Price – 18 to 21 Lakh

13. Mitsubishi New Pajero Sport

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Mitsubishi Pajero Sport

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Get ready to welcome a new car in India with Mitsubishi tagging. We are talking about next-generation Pajero Sport that was recently revealed by the company at many auto shows around the world. It is said to be a Triton pickup SUV avatar and retains same design language like its predecessor. Now, only with additional chrome work outside and few modern equipment inside, it is ready to give a tough time to its competitors. Also, all-new Pajero Sport gets a new diesel mill and 8-speed automatic transmission.

Expected Launch Date – March 2017
Estimated Price – 23 to 27 Lakh

14. Toyota New Prius

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Toyota Prius

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Prius may not be that much of a hype in the Indian market. But the said car is one of the highest selling hybrid cars in the world. At the recently held 2016 Auto Expo, Toyota booth showcased an updated version of Prius. The car displayed a striking design language that looked unconventional. As for the under hood configuration, you’ll find a hybrid 1.8-litre 4-CYL engine with motor coupled to it.

Expected Launch Date – September 2016
Estimated Price – 35 to 40 Lakh

15. Tata Kite 5

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Tata Kite

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Tata Motors for some time now was planning to bring in replacements for the long running Indica and Indigo eCS. At the 2016 Auto Expo there was a car that looked like their perfect replacement, Kite 5. The said car showcased smart exterior profile with a sloppy roofline. Cabin amenities are expected to feature climate control, 2-DIN audio system and steering mounted controls. Kite 5 will be powered by a 1.2-litre Revotron mill generating 84 bhp and 140 Nm.

Expected Launch Date – November 2016
Estimated Price – 4 to 5 Lakh

16. Volkswagen Tiguan

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VW Tiguan

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Volkswagen showcased three upcoming cars at the 2016 Auto Expo, one of which was VW Tiguan. The said car belongs to the sports utility segment and sits on company’s well-known MQB platform. Due to this platform, Tiguan is way lighter than its competitors and is blessed with increased strength and power. Also, all-new Tiguan comes packed with bold design, best-in-class equipment and refined under hood configuration.

Expected Launch Date – October 2016
Estimated Price – 25 to 34 Lakh

17. Tata Pelican

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Tata Pelican

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Pelican is another upcoming car in India that is to be produced by Tata. As the car is still in under development phase, exact information about its exterior and interior setup is unknown. But, it is expected to be based on Nano’s platform and would take advantage of its light weight nature. Pelican is expected to be powered by a 1.0-litre and 800 cc petrol and diesel mill respectively.

Expected Launch Date – October 2017
Estimated Price – 2.50 to 3.80 Lakh

18. Chevrolet Essentia

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Chevrolet Essentia

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Chevrolet has been trying to get a strong grip on the Indian auto market since its inception. Its last successful products being Beat, and Cruze, Chevrolet is now planning to play further by its support. By next year, we are expecting launch of Beat based sub-compact sedan named Essentia. Under its sleek hood, Essentia is expected to be offered with a 936 cc turbo diesel mill generating 57 bhp of maximum power.

Expected Launch Date – February 2017
Estimated Price – 4.50 to 7 Lakh

19. Maruti Suzuki Wagon R MPV

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Maruti Suzuki Wagon R MPV

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Who doesn’t know Wagon R, the famous hatchback that topped Indian sales chart for years after its launch. Maruti now is planning to introduce an MPV that would be based on Wagon R, called the Wagon R MPV. The said MPV would be second from Maruti after Ertiga and will fit under sub-4 meter category. As obvious, most of its exterior and interior design philosophy will replicate to that of Wagon R. Information about its engine set up is still under cover but we are expecting to see Swift borrowed 1.2-litre petrol mill.

Expected Launch Date – October 2016 to December 2016
Estimated Price – 5 to 6 Lakh

20. Skoda Rapid Facelift

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Skoda Rapid Facelift

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Skoda Rapid has been on sale in the Indian market for the last four years and now it’s high time to bless it with a facelift. Skoda by the end of this year is expected to introduce new Rapid that will resemble the high-profile Octavia and Superb. Noticeable changes can be expected on the exteriors along with a revamped cabin area. This new car in India will be powered either by a 1.6-litre petrol or 1.5-litre turbo diesel engine.

Expected Launch Date – October 2016
Estimated Price – 8 to 13 Lakh

21. Hyundai Tucson

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Hyundai Tucson

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South Korean automaker Hyundai is planning a re-launch of Tucson, the car that was first introduced in India in 2005. Once launched, this upcoming car in India will be positioned between Creta and Santa-Fe. Seen at the 2016 Auto Expo, Tucson resembles Santa-Fe with features like hexagonal grille and taillight climbing shoulder line. Tucson like all the Hyundai cars is packed with number of comforting features and also offers an airy cabin. We are not sure about its engine specification but are expecting Elantra borrowed 1.6-litre diesel mill under its hood.

Expected Launch Date – December 2016
Estimated Price – 18 to 24 Lakh

22. Ssangyong Tivoli

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SsangYong Tivoli

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Ssangyong is a Korean auto manufacturer owned by Mahindra. Unfortunately, the said brand up till date has not been able to leave a mark on Indian market. But now it will soon be seen making a comeback with Tivoli, a compact crossover. It is bestowed with SUV like rugged looks and a cabin full of essential features. Safety is especially taken care by its 70% high-strength steel body, ABS with EBD and seven airbags. This upcoming car in India will be offered with a 1.6-litre mill available in both petrol and diesel options.

Expected Launch Date – September 2016
Estimated Price – 10 to 15 Lakh

23. Volvo New V40

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Volvo V40

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Volvo first introduced V40 in 2013 and now lying on its priority list is an updated version of the same. Volvo V40 is the smallest car manufactured by the company and it has already received revisions at the global platform. It’s now time for the Indian market to witness the same. When launched the car would be available in two body configurations – hatchback & cross country. As for the interior, it is expected to be all plush and airy. This upcoming car from Volvo will be tuned with a 1984cc 5-CYL turbo diesel and 4-CYL petrol mill.

Expected Launch Date – December 2016
Estimated Price – 25 to 30 Lakh

24. Toyota New Fortuner

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All-new Toyota Fortuner

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Toyota Fortuner is one of the best-selling cars not only in the Indian market but also in the global market. Seeing its immense success, Toyota recently introduced next-generation Fortuner that is still months away to enter the Indian market. The new Fortuner now gets better exterior profile and re-designed interior. Supplying its power will now be present new GD series engine that’ll include new 2.4-litre and 2.8-litre engines.

Expected Launch Date – February 2017
Estimated Price – 25 to 30 Lakh

25. Datsun GO-Cross

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Datsun Go Cross

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Next new car in India is coming straight from the house of Datsun, Nissan subsidiary. Datsun is comparatively a new entry in the Indian auto market and mainly targets mass market buyers. After launching Datsun Go, MPV Go+ and RediGo, it will now soon introduce Go-Cross. The said Datsun crossover has taken designing inspiration from Go+ MPV. Inside it is stuffed with all the essential comfort & connective amenities like AC and AUX-in. As for the mill powering it, we are expecting 1.2-litre petrol along with a 1.5-litre dCi diesel engine.

Expected Launch Date – August 2017
Estimated Price – 4 to 6.50 Lakh

26. Nissan GT-R

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Nissan GT-R

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One of the major attractions of 2016 Auto Expo after Ford Mustang was Nissan G-TR. The said supercar from the house of Nissan is counted among some of the fastest and practical cars across the globe and is next in the list of upcoming cars in India. Being a speed-drive zoom-zoom car, G-TR exterior shows lot of aerodynamic elements like rear wings to sloppy roofline. Inside, Nissan has fitted G-TR with high-tech sensors and commuters giving it a cockpit-like feel. Giving G-TR its strength is its 3.8-litre V6 engine generating 542 bhp of power and 612 Nm of torque.

Expected Launch Date – July 2017
Estimated Price – 90 Lakh to 1.60 Crore

27. Volvo S90

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Volvo S90

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This one’s going to be Volvo’s second car to be introduced in the Indian market for the year 2016-17. Unlike the V40, S90 is way bigger in dimension and is a good five meter sedan. This flagship saloon beholds great road presence, all thanks to Volvo’s trademark grille and hammer headlamps. The interior like the exterior will leave you spellbound with its high-end features and exceptional quality. Under Volvo’s upcoming car lies a 2.0-litre 4-CYL diesel and petrol mill.

Expected Launch Date – October 2016
Estimated Price – 80 to 85 Lakh

28. Jaguar F-Pace

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Jaguar F-Pace

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Jaguar F-Pace was seen standing alongside the F-Type at the 2016 Auto Expo. And now very soon it will be made available by the brand at its authorised showrooms. Jaguar F-Pace is a practical sports car that carries exceptional design philosophy that’s both rugged and aerodynamic. Its interior carries amenities like four-zone climate control, touchscreen infotainment system, rotary gear box and the list goes on. Meeting its power need are present Ingenium family of engines that include two petrol (2.0- & 3.0-litre) and two diesel (2.0- & 3.0-litre) mills.

Expected Launch Date – October 2016
Estimated Price – 90 Lakh to 1.10 Crore

29. Mercedes-Benz CLA Facelift

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Mercedes-Benz CLA

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The next in the list is the Mercedes-Benz CLA facelift. The said new version of CLA has been revealed on the global platform and any time soon it can enter the Indian shores. Since, this one is a mid-life facelift, changes are restricted to exterior and interior revisions. Under hood configurations have skipped the facelift routine and the new CLA continues to feature CLA 200 petrol and CLA 200d diesel mills.

Expected Launch Date – September 2016
Estimated Price – 31 to 35 Lakh

30. Jeep Renegade

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Jeep Renegade

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In the list of upcoming cars, another car with Jeep branding on it is Renegade. The said vehicle is known for its small size and affordable price tag (as per Jeep standards). On the exterior front, Renegade combines Jeep ruggedness with a compact city car styling. Being a hard-core off-roader, Jeep interior provides all the basic amenities like navigation system, AUX/USB and AM/FM radio. The Indian spec is expected to get two Multijet2 turbo-diesel mills, one 1.6-litre and other 2.0-litre.

Expected Launch Date – October 2016
Estimated Price – 25 to 30 Lakh

These are the upcoming cars that will grace the auto market with their presence. In addition to this, there will be a number of concepts and facelifts that might be introduced in the Indian market.

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