Car sales have increased rapidly in the post-pandemic market. There is demand for hatchbacks to big SUVs. To cater to this demand, manufacturers are launching new cars. All segments and price ranges are seeing new launches as there is demand. People are also ready to spend more to get their dream car. Earlier cars under Rs 8 to 10 lakhs were in demand, but now people are moving above that segment to cars under Rs 15 lakhs. In today’s article, we will see upcoming car launches under Rs 15 lakhs.
Skoda recently unveiled their new mid-size sedan, the Slavia. It is expected to rejuvenate the sedan segment. The Slavia comes with two powerful petrol engines, a 1.0-litre turbo and a 1.5-litre turbo. Some of the highlighted features include a sunroof, digital instrument cluster and connected car tech. The pricing of the Slavia is expected to start from Rs 12 lakhs (ex-showroom). The launch is expected in Q1 of 2022.
Upcoming cars under Rs 15 lakhs- Kia Carens
Kia is looking to expand its product portfolio in India. It recently unveiled the Carens MPV for the Indian market. The Carens is based on the Seltos but has a completely new design. It gets the same engine options as the Seltos, a 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol, 1.4-litre turbo petrol and a 1.5-litre diesel engine. Kia has loaded the Carens with features like 10.25-inch infotainment, digital instrument cluster, Bose sound system and much more. The pricing of the Carens is expected to start from Rs 10 lakhs (ex-showroom).
Mahindra Scorpio new-generation
Mahindra is currently updating its entire SUV lineup. It has already updated the XUV700 and the next SUV to get the update will be the Scorpio. The new Scorpio will get an updated design with a muscular front design. Mahindra is also expected to load it with several comfort features. The pricing of the Scorpio is expected to start from Rs 10 lakh (ex-showroom)
Maruti S-Cross new-generation
The S-Cross is one such car that is quite a competent package but doesn’t sell that well. Maruti recently launched its new-generation in Italy. It now gets a front design like the XL6. Maruti has also updated the interiors. Globally, the S-Cross even gets autonomous emergency braking, adaptive cruise control and so on. The pricing of the new S-Cross is expected to start from Rs 10 lakh (ex-showroom).
Maruti Brezza new-generation
Brezza was the best selling SUV of 2021. Maruti is looking to continue this momentum by giving a generational update to the Brezza. It is expected to get big design changes. Maruti is also expected to improve the interiors and add a lot of new features. The pricing of the new-generation Brezza is expected to start from Rs 9 lakh (ex-showroom).
Upcoming cars under Rs 15 lakhs- Maruti Jimny
Maruti is working on launching the Jimny in India. It is working on a 5-door version of the Jimny for more practical use in the Indian market. The Jimny will be powered by the brand’s 1.5-litre petrol engine and will cater to people looking for a utilitarian vehicle. We expect the Jimny to start from Rs 10 lakh (ex-showroom).
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