Definitely!!!!...India is a growing market for the car industry. As the prosperity is increasing among the Indian populace, their purchasing power also increases. The demand of the Indian cars is increasing with an exponential progress and most of the Indian cars have gained market all over the world. It appears to be the fastest growing sector in the world and has also seen a fabulous growth in India. There are number of upcoming cars in India till 2012. Even though the fuel prices are constantly rising in the country, the records of the car selling are increasing day-by-day. Domestic and foreign companies are trying to capture this opportunity by launching new cars continually in the Indian market. There is more demand of the Hatchback cars in India. So let us know which Hatchback companies will take advantage of this opportunity and hit the market in 2012.
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The first name of the Hatchback car in India is ‘Renault Pulse’ which has followed the footsteps of its alliance partner Nissan Micra. It is being manufactured after considering the need of the Indian customers with luxurious features. It will be a perfect introduction for the young and aspiring customers who are looking for fuel efficient compact and stylish car. It is powered by the K9K diesel engine which gives a mileage of 23 km per litre. It features auto folding mirrors, rear cup holder, chrome internal door handles, 15-inch alloy wheels, all four electric windows, electrically adjustable mirrors and many more. Renault Pulse will give fun to drive in the city as well as on the highway. It will be launched in Indian market in the next year and priced around between Rs. 5, 00,000 to 6, 00,000. It will be available in seven shades such as midnight black, striking silver, brilliant white, dark grey, light blue, leaf green, and bright red.
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Volkswagen is going to launch a small hatchback car Volkswagen UP in India. The four seated car will come with good interior as well as exterior features. It is expected that the company will be launching a small hatchback car ‘Volkswagen UP’ in both diesel and petrol versions. It will offer comfortable riding experience on any road condition as the company will be presenting small equipped hatchback. Volkswagen Up will be more comfortable by providing extra features such as two moniter screen. The first 8 inch moniter demonstrates the vehicle speed, CO2 emissions, and fuel level. While the 7 inch moniter shows climate, music selection, radio volume, navigation, telephone, photos, and movies. In order to keep the cost low, the concept car has front engine layout and front wheel drive. The cost of this Volkswagen UP will be around Rs. 3, 50,000.
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‘BMW Mini’ is a most awaited luxurious hatchback car of the 2012. It will be available in both petrol and diesel versions. It is expected that the BMW Mini will arrive in front wheel drive version only. There will be either six-speed automatic transmission or six-speed manual on the Mini. The BMW Mini will have a high performance sensor which notices the crash situation and have all the safety systems. The small car is excellent in terms of look, features as well as performance. It will be available at more affordable price in India and it is for those people who are looking for driving delight. The BMW Mini will be available between Rs. 20, 00,000 to 23, 00,000.
Tata nano diesel
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Tata Nano is the cheapest car of the world from the Tata Motors and now the company is planning to launch a diesel version of the Nano model. This new model has seating capacity of four persons and a 700cc engine as well as runs on two cylinders. The diesel version of the Tata Nano will give average of 30-40 kilometers. The price of this new version will be around Rs. 2, 25,000. The new Tata Nano diesel is expected to launch in the month of January 2012.
Ford Fiesta hatchback
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Ford is going to launch the new version Fiesta hatchback in the next year. The price of this new model will be around Rs. 7, 00,000. The car has seating capacity of 5 persons and is loaded with other interesting features. The fiesta hatchback comes with 1596cc and 4-cylinder DOHC Petrol engine. It has also Climate control, Bluetooth connectivity and other safety feature. The car will give the mileage of 17.8 km/litre an average.
Maruti WagonR diesel
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Maruti will launch its most successful car ‘Wagon R’ in diesel version in India. It will come with new shape with peppy engine and new platform. It will look more spacious and more stylish. This new model has an engine of 936cc and other feature will remain same as of old variant. The diesel version will be available between Rs. 3, 60,000 to Rs. 4, 00,000. The new Wagon R will be available in eight colors.
Skoda Fabia Scout
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Skoda is planning to launch new hatchback car in the Indian market at the Auto Expo in January 2012. The car will come with lots of new features and more powerful engine. The Fabia Scout will be available in both diesel and petrol versions. As well, it is powered by a 1.6l engine in both the versions. In terms of appearance, the Fabia Scout looks moderately different from standard Fabia models. The car will come with comfort and new age safety features such as multiple airbags, ABS etc. The price of this model will around Rs. 7, 00,000.
Mercedes Benz B-class
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German based manufacturer, Mercedes Benz is the second largest luxury car maker in the Indian market. Now, the company is expected to launch its new model of hatchback car ‘Mercedes Benz B-class’ in the Indian market by June 2012. The new model is based on the platform of Mercedes Benz A-Class. The B-class model will be the combination of new and old engines and it will be available in both diesel and petrol versions. The price of Mercedes Benz B-class will be around RS. 25,00,000.
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