Festive Season is here and so are the host of new upcoming car launches making their way into the market. Most of the models are expected to be unveiled or launched in the coming month.
Cars listed as the top 5 are notably from the biggest automakers in India and not more of a surprise that most of them are SUVs, given the current trend and demand. Let’s take a peek into the Top 5 cars to purchase this Diwali and surprise your loved ones with a great new ride…
Top 5 Cars for this Festive Season –
1. Tata Punch
Coming in as Tata Motors’ first micro-SUV, Punch made its debut in September and is set to steal sales from cars like Maruti Ignis & the Mahindra KUV100. Punch comes with a 1.2 litre petrol engine and 2 transmission choices which is offered in 4 variants with 7 colour choices.
Bookings for the eye-catching muscular ride have already been opened at ₹21,000 across India, with starting price of ₹5.49 lakh ex-showroom for base variant. The max price of Punch’s top variant is ₹8.49 ex-showroom which is reasonable for its segment sporting features like cruise control, semi-digital instrument cluster, etc.
2. MG Astor
MG Astor is a feature rich SUV in its segment that boasts of a raft of modern provisions that is designed to overcome any hurdles on the road. This 5-seater SUV flaunts to be the first SUV in India with AI inside. The already sold-out Astor will begin its deliveries from November 1.
Based on the technical specifications, MG Astor is set to rival Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Skoda Kushaq and likes. Astor is available in 5 colour variants, 2 engine options BS6 complaint at price range of ₹9.78-17.38 lakh ex-showroom.
Offering a range of features like traction control, hill descent control, electronic stability control and more this classy looking SUV is a tough competitor in its segment.
3. Mahindra XUV 700
The 7-seater XUV700 is a global SUV which is set to redefine benchmarks with its sci-fi technology, spirited performance and world class safety. This SUV is BS6 compliant with 23 variants and 2 engine options that comes in a price range of ₹12.49-22.99 lakh, ex-showroom. This is the most feature loaded and advanced automobile from Mahindra Group in India. It is available in both 5 & & seater options.
Tata Safari, Hyundai Alcazar, MG Hector Plus are the likely competitors for XUV700. But owing to the vast aesthetic and safety features, this vehicle is sure to give a spin to the others in the segment.
4. Force Gurkha
The best-in-class off-roading feature driven SUV- Force Gurkha is a 4-seater, 4×4 SUV which is available in price range of ₹13.59 lakh ex-showroom, with 1 variant and 1 engine & transmission option. This unrivalled off roader has low levers in the centre console with spacious interiors and water wading capabilities.
There is one direct competition for this beast, that is Mahindra Thar. Gurkha stands out as being the only vehicle that comes with factory fitted snorkel and has mechanical differential locks on all four wheels.
5. Maruti Celerio
Suzuki Celerio is a revolutionary unbeatable vehicle with impressive rear design. It comes loaded with features like steering mounted controls, large boot space, stylish front grille, front fog lamps and much more. This 5-seater hatchback is available in 12 variants and 1 engine option with BS6 and 2 Transmission options for a price range of ₹4.66-6.00 lakh, ex-showroom. This car is available in 3 models with 6 exciting colours.
Best in its segment, this hatchback is set to go up against Tata Tiago, Datsun Go, Maruti Wagon R and Ignis.
So, after seeing a decline in sales during the pandemic, Diwali 2021 is here to bring in great discounts and offers to make the celebrations even more merry for the eagerly waiting automobile enthusiasts.