A car is one of the most crucial purchases that a person makes in his life. A lot of patience and research goes into the finalizing of a car. However, this is not just the end. A lot of steps still remain before the car is delivered to you. The waiting period is the biggest hurdle that buyers need to cross. Waiting periods can extend up to many months. There are some products in the market today that have a long waiting period. In this article, we will discuss 5 cars with the highest waiting period.
Note: All prices mentioned are on-road Mumbai.
The sales of the new Thar have been continuously soaring. The brand has sold more than 50,000 units of the new-gen car till now, and the number of buyers keeps growing. Mahindra sold 3406 units of this lifestyle vehicle in April 2021. The new Mahindra Thar in its new update gets elements like LED DRLs, LED tail lamps, 18-inch alloy wheels, a touchscreen infotainment system, connected car tech, cruise control and front-facing rear seats. Moreover, the Thar has scored a 4-star GNCAP safety rating. The car starts from Rs 14.56 Lakh and goes up to Rs 17.24 Lakh. Mahindra has a waiting period of close to 12 months, making it score the top spot in this list.
Magnite has turned around the Japanese brand’s fate in the country. The first compact SUV from the brand has been selling like hot cake. The car gives customers a feel of an SUV and that too at an affordable price. The car also gets features like wireless smartphone connectivity via Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, wireless charging, fully digital instrument cluster, driving mode and many other modern features. The car starts from Rs 6.65 Lakh and goes up to Rs 11.63 Lakh. Customers might have to wait up to 9 months to receive their cars, making it one of the cars with the highest waiting period.
Maruti makes products that many people buy. This is a result of the wide service network that the brand has in the country combined with very reliable products. The Ertiga also makes its way to the list of successful nameplates from Maruti. This MPV offers many reasons to customers making it an attractive option to consider. 7-seater layout, Maruti’s SmartPlay studio, dual airbags, mild-hybrid engine and many other features are responsible for its success. The car starts from Rs 9.08 Lakh and goes up to Rs 12.45 Lakh. The car is also available with factory-fitted CNG. Some variants of the Ertiga are seeing a waiting period of close to 7 to 8 months.
Creta is the strongest C-segment SUV available in the market today. The car takes competition from Kia Seltos, Renault Duster and Nissan Kicks, however, fails to be threatened. The car is a great value-for-money product. It is made available with multiple engine & transmission combinations and also comes loaded with major modern features. The car starts from Rs 11.64 Lakh and goes all the way up to Rs 21.08 Lakh. The car sees a waiting period in the vicinity of 8 months.
This product from Renault is a close cousin of the Nissan Magnite. The Kiger, however, has its own set of unique elements. The car, similar to Magnite caters to the needs of buyers looking to experience the feel of an SUV and that too at a budget-friendly price. The car also comes loaded with modern features like wireless charging, air purifier and wireless Android Auto & Apple CarPlay. The car starts from Rs 6.58 Lakh and goes up to Rs 11.88 Lakh. The customers have to wait for close to 7 months before they receive their car.
These are the cars with the highest waiting period. Join our new WhatsApp update list by clicking here. For more such content stay subscribed to the Motoroctane Youtube, Google NEWS, Facebook and Twitter. We also have a paid car consultancy service for all your doubts – Know more before one of your largest investment.