Tata gambled in the micro-SUV segment with the launch of the Punch. Thankfully for Tata, the Punch has become an instant hit with the customers. It has been clocking in more than 10,000 monthly sales for the last few months. So why is the Punch popular? The Punch is famous for its features and design. Seeing the success of Tata, other manufacturers are also entering this segment. In today’s article, we discuss 3 upcoming Tata Punch rivals.

Citroen C3

Tata Punch rivals

The C3 is Citroen’s next car for India. The C3 is one car that has faced a lot of delays. So why the delays? The major contributor has been the chip shortage. In terms of design, the C3 gets quite a peculiar design. It has an upright bonnet and high-raked windshield with orange highlights. What will be its engine options? The C3 will come with a 1.2-litre naturally aspirated and 1.2-litre turbo petrol. Both engines will come with a manual gearbox option only.

Tata Punch rivals – Maruti YTB

Tata Punch rivals

Maruti has seen the success of Tata Punch and wants to have a pie of it. According to reports, Maruti is working on an SUV based on the Baleno. For now, the car is codenamed YTB and will take design elements from the Futuro-E concept car. It will get the same engine options as the Baleno. What about features? It will get the same features as the new Baleno. 

Hyundai micro-SUV

Tata Punch rivals

Tata is currently going toe to toe with Hyundai. The Punch has helped Tata even leapfrog Hyundai in the sales chart. So what is Hyundai’s plan? Hyundai is also working on a micro-SUV, and this is an all-new India specific car, not the Casper. This car is codenamed Ai3 and will share its underpinnings with the Grand i10 Nios. Like other Hyundai cars, it will come loaded with features to take on the Tata Punch.

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