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Upcoming Cars Under Rs. 50 Lakh In India 2020-21 – Expected Price, Launch Dates, Mileage, Specifications

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Upcoming Cars Under Rs. 50 Lakh In India 2020-21 – Expected Price, Launch Dates, Mileage, Specifications

When it comes to spending on a new car, we take a lot into consideration. The quality of the car itself, the specifications and features the car has to offer, and whether or not the price tag will burn a hole through your wallet. Most car manufacturers available in India today have a wide range of cars from the basic budget-friendly models to premium cars that combine a lot into one vehicle. Manufacturers who sell cars in the Rs. 20 to 50 Lakh often launch a few cars every year but because of the Coronavirus pandemic, those launches had to be delayed and now finally, most of the brands are ready to bring their latest models into the country. Here are the upcoming cars under Rs. 50 Lakhs set to be launched in India in the coming months.

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan Rs. 35.00 Lakh
Audi Q3 2020 Rs. 40.00 Lakh
Volkswagen Passat 2020 Rs. 30.00 Lakh
Citroen C5 Aircross Rs. 25.00 Lakh
MG Gloster Rs. 35.00 Lakh
Jaguar E Pace Rs. 45.00 Lakh
Mercedes-Benz GLA 2020 Rs. 33.50 Lakh
Nissan Terra Rs. 20.00 Lakh
Skoda Octavia 2020 Rs. 20.00 Lakh
Volvo V60 Cross Country Rs. 45.00 Lakh
Skoda kodiaq 2020 Rs. 33.00 Lakh
Nissan Leaf Rs. 30.00 Lakh
Hyundai Sonata Rs. 20.77 Lakh
Haval H9 Rs. 25.00 Lakh
Volvo S60 2020 Rs. 45.00 Lakh
KIA Stinger Rs. 50.00 Lakh
Audi A3 2021 Rs. 35.00 Lakh
KIA Sportage Rs. 25.00 Lakh
MG G10 Rs. 25.00 Lakh
Volkswagen Tiguan 2021 Rs. 25.00 Lakh
DC TCA Rs. 25.00 Lakh
BMW 2 Series Rs. 32.00 Lakh
Mercedes-Benz CLA 2020 Rs. 40.00 Lakh
KIA Xceed Rs. 20.00 Lakh
Jeep 7-Seater SUV Rs. 30.00 Lakh
Jeep Compass 2021 Rs. 22.00 Lakh
Hyundai Palisade Rs. 40.00 Lakh
Maruti Grand Vitara Rs. 22.70 Lakh
Nissan Note e Power Rs. 20.00 Lakh
Nissan X-Trail Rs. 22.60 Lakh
Hyundai Ioniq Rs. 20.00 Lakh
Haval Vision 2025 Rs. 20.00 Lakh
MG Marvel X Rs. 30.00 Lakh
ORA iQ Rs. 20.00 Lakh
Hyundai Santa Fe 2022 Rs. 27.00 Lakh
KIA Carnival Rs. 25.00 Lakh

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan

Expected Launch 5 October, 2020
Engine Turbocharged Petrol, 1.5L Turbocharged Diesel
Transmission 7-Speed Dual-Clutch Automatic

If there could be one name in the premium luxury segment of the Indian automobile world, Mercedes-Benz would have to be at the very top. While Mercedes has already announced and is successfully selling the LWB (Long Wheel Base) version of the A-Class Sedan in China exclusively, the company did confirm that India will also get the pleasure of driving the A-Class sometime in 2020. We still don’t know whether we will get the exclusive LWB variant from China or the standard variant but since the LWB version of the E-Class did exceedingly well in the country, our bets are on the LWB A-Class making it over into India as well. Powering the upcoming A-Class sedan will be a BSVI-compliant, 1330cc Turbocharged petrol engine that offers 163PS of power and 250Nm of torque, and is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox. There is another version that houses a BSVI-complaint 1.5L Turbocharged diesel engine that is capable of generating 116Ps of power and 260Nm of torque. The diesel engine is also paired with a 7-speed automatic transmission. When launched, the A-Class Sedan will most likely take on cars like the BMW 1 Series and the Audi A3 which are already high-selling cars in the market.

Audi Q3 2020

Expected Launch 10 October, 2020
Engine 2.0L Turbo-Petrol
Transmission 8-Speed Automatic

The popularity of Audi has grown extremely quickly in India and they are continuing to do well in the country ever since they were introduced. When it comes to SUVs from Audi, the Q3 has always delivered and the Q3 2020 is destined to bring a lot more to the table as well. The design of the upcoming Q3 2020 is relatively the same as its previous iteration. The front grille is large and hexagonal with vertical chrome stripes and the Audi branding. The large air dams sit below the new LED headlamps which now come in a sharper design. In the rear, the LED taillights have also be changed with almost a Lamborghini look to it. Powering the Q3 2020 will be a 2.0L, 4-cylinder Turbocharged-petrol engine that generates 228Ps of power and 258Nm of torque. The engine is also mated to an 8-speed Tiptronic automatic gearbox that also features All-Wheel-Drive. Inside, the Q3 2020 comes with the latest features such as a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster, an 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Google Android Auto connectivity, a high-quality audio setup, and automatic climate control to name a few. The Audi Q3 2020 will also carry some of the best safety features including 8 airbags, power locking, ABS with EBD, and rear parking cameras.

Volkswagen Passat 2020

Expected Launch 10 October, 2020
Engine 2.0L Turbocharged Petrol
Transmission 6-Speed Automatic

Volkswagen is a company that has always delivered some of the most reliable cars in the market and the Passat 2020 looks to be following in that pathway. The Passat is already being considered as one of the finest sedans in the country and it hasn’t even been launched yet. Under the hood of the Passat sits a 2.0L Turbocharged petrol engine that produces an impressive 174Ps of power and 206Nm of torque. Paired to the powerful engine is a 6-speed automatic transmission which is also combined with Front Wheel Drive capabilities. In terms of looks, the Passat 2020 comes with a sleek design and a muscular bonnet. The front grille is sharp and has chrome slats horizontally across the front of the car. The LED headlamps are rectangular in shape while the rear of the car is more angular. The inside of the Passat is spacious and comfortable, like most Volkswagen cars. There is a 6.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system that comes with Google Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. There is a secondary 8.0-inch navigation screen that is connected to a premium audio setup.

Citroen C5 Aircross

Expected Launch 2 November, 2020
Engine 2.0L diesel, 1.6L Turbo-Petrol
Transmission 8-Speed Automatic

Although Citroen isn’t a familiar name in the Indian automobile market, the French carmaker has been producing some exquisite vehicles over the years. The C5 Aircross is one of the best-looking SUVs right now and will be a slotting into one of the most competitive segments in India when it is officially launched. Powering the C5 Aircross is a 2.0L diesel engine that will be able to generate 176Ps of power and 400Nm of torque. Citroen has also announced that the C5 Aircross will come with a 1.6L Tubro-petrol engine option that is capable of producing 180Ps of power and 250Nm of torque. Both engines are available with 8-speed automatic gearboxes but when the SUV is launched in India, it will most likely come with a manual transmission as well. The C5 Aircross has a lot to offer in terms of safety and features – some of which include; a panoramic sunroof, parking sensors on the front and rear, dual-zone climate control, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, traction control, multiple airbags, hill-start assist, and Google Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity.

MG Gloster

Expected Launch 20 November, 2020
Engine 2.0L Bi-Turbo diesel, 2.0L Turbocharged Petrol
Transmission 8-Speed ZF Automatic

When it comes to delivering powerful SUVs with state-of-the-art technology, MG is a company that stands out for all the right reasons. The Gloster, which is set to launch sometime during Diwali in India, is definitely a SUV that packs a punch, in both looks, and performance. The 7-seater has been teased and spotted on more than a few occasions and we can surely say that it will be launching very soon. Under the hood of the Gloster, MG has included a 2.0L Bi-Turbo diesel engine that is capable of generating 220Ps of power and 480Nm of torque. MG will also include a 2.0L Turbocharged petrol engine that will produce 220Ps of power with 365Nm of torque. Both the diesel and petrol engines will be mated to 8-speed ZF automatic transmission setups with 4-Wheel-Drive capabilities. As mentioned earlier, MG always includes some of the best technology into their cars and the Gloster gets a handful of that as well with a 360-degree camera, a panoramic sunroof, a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system, parking sensors, Google Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, six airbags, and ABS with EBD.

Jaguar E Pace

Expected Launch 10 December, 2020
Engine 2.0L Petrol, 2.0L Diesel
Transmission 9-Speed Automatic, 6-Speed Manual

Known as the younger sibling of the recently launched F-Pace, the Jaguar E-Pace is a compact SUV that has a similar design to the F-Pace and F-Type Coupe. In terms of looks, the E-Pace has the same rising window line as seen on the F-Type while the car does feature a raked roofline. The car looks to be targeted at the younger generation with its sporty look and smaller size and could easily be one of the most second hand cars from the brand when launched. On the inside, the E-Pace is quite familiar as it boasts plush interiors and high-tech equipment. There is a 10-inch infotainment setup with touchscreen capabilities as well as a 12.3-inch TFT instrument panel. Although there are 5 variants – 2 petrol and 3 diesel – set to be launched, the E-Pace will house the same BSVI-compliant 2.0L 4-cylinder engine on all of them. Mated to the engines will be either a 6-speed manual or 9-speed automatic gearbox and will have a top speed of 243kmph. Some of the other features found on the E-Pace are a heads-up display, 3D maps, six airbags, pedestrian airbag, and Blind Spot Assist. The car is set to go up against SUV cars like the BMW X3, Audi Q5, Volvo XC60, and the Mercedes-Benz GLC.

Mercedes-Benz GLA 2020

Expected Launch 15 December, 2020
Engine 2.0L 4-Cylinder Turbocharged Petrol
Transmission 7-Speed DCT Automatic

Although the GLA 2020 is the smallest crossover from Mercedes-Benz, the car sure knows how to pack a punch. The GLA 2020 is designed to look and perform thanks to its sporty features including the shorter overhangs, the 18-inch wheels, and the raked windshield in the front. The front grille is quite hidden thanks to the oversized Mercedes-Benz branding but it is not something that depreciates the look of the car – in fact, it gives it a more aggressive look overall. Powering the GLA 2020 is a 2.0L Turbo-petrol engine that will produce 208Ps of power and 258Nm of torque. Paired to the engine will be a 7-speed DCT or Dual-Clutch Transmission. Safety is very important to Mercedes-Benz and therefore they have included a number of features including airbags for the front and rear seats, ABS with EBD, child safety locks, LED DRL’s, traction control, parking cameras, and stability control. The GLA 2020 will also come with standard features such as a touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, high-quality speakers, plush leather interiors, keyless ignition, climate control, and Bluetooth connectivity.

Nissan Terra

Expected Launch 1 January, 2021
Engine 2.3L Diesel, 2.5L Diesel
Transmission 6-Speed Manual, 7-Speed Automatic

The Nissan Terra is definitely one of the most anticipated SUVs right now, but not for the conventional reasons. According to the ASEAN NCAP test results, the Terra set an unmatched 5-star rating across all types of tests which makes it one of the safest cars around. Along with its safety certification, the car will feature a total of 6 airbags. Launched as a direct competitor to a number of cars, the 7-seater SUV is set to take on the Mahindra Alturas G4, Isuzu mu-X, Toyota Fortuner, and Ford Endeavour. Under the hood, the tested Terra housed a 2.3L diesel engine which could make it into the launched variant in the coming months. There is also news about a 2.5L diesel engine that could make its way to the Indian market. Both engines have been tested and are capable of producing 190Ps of power along with 450Nm of torque. Paired with the diesel engines, Nissan is expected to include either a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed automatic transmission system. In terms of looks, the Nissan Terra sports a rugged exterior with large bumpers on the front and rear. The grille on the front also has a newer design with sleek headlamps on either side of it.

Skoda Octavia 2020

Expected Launch 10 January, 2021
Engine 1.5L Petrol, 2.0L Diesel
Transmission 6-Speed Manual, 7-Speed DSG

Skoda is a name that might often be overlooked by interested buyers in India but they have a reputation that is quite extraordinary. The car manufacturer has a lot to offer in terms of performance, durability, and affordability. Octavia was the first Skoda car and one of the most used cars to launch in India almost two decades ago. The fourth-gen Octavia is expected to be launched in January, 2021 and could have a myriad of features that propel it back to the top. While on test runs, the car was spotted with a redesigned look – both outside and inside. The new model seems to be sporting new singular headlamps rather than the split design it currently has. Even the tail lights have a new design as do the front and rear bumpers. As per the images, it looks like the interior of the car features modernised controls, a large touchscreen infotainment system, and a digital dashboard. In terms of the powertrain, the 2020 Octavia is expected to have a 1.5L turbo-petrol engine as well as a 2.0L diesel one. Both engines will be made available with a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed DSG automatic transmission system as options.

Volvo V60 Cross Country

Expected Launch 10 January, 2021
Engine 2.0L Twin-Turbocharged D4 Diesel, 2.0L T5 Petrol
Transmission 8-Speed Automatic

The upcoming Volvo V60 Cross Country is essentially the popular V60 with a few tweaks and touch-ups. In terms of looks, the V60 Cross Country has the same grille found on the regular V60 with the same LED headlamps placed on either side of it. The front bumper remains the same as well with large air dams carved into the plastic in front. In the rear, the V60 Cross Country features the same taillights and exhaust tips as is seen on the standard V60 car. The only visible difference on the outside of the V60 Cross Country is the charcoal plastic wheel arches. Apart from that, the car also has a 60mm ground clearance advantage from its original variant. Even on the inside, the V60 Cross Country looks practically identical to the V60 and comes with a touchscreen console that is remarkably easy to use. The leather seats in front are very comfortable and with the adjustable steering wheel, there is no problem in finding a suitable driving position. Powering the car is a BSVI-compliant 2.0L Twin-Turbocharged D4 diesel engine that is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission and offers an impressive 187bhp. Although there is no other engine option at the moment, Volvo has said that a BSVI-compliant 2.0L T5 petrol engine will be made available in the coming months which will produce 247bhp. The other distinguishing feature between the V60 and the Cross Country is that the latter offers Four-Wheel-Drive and comes with hill-descent control which is perfect for off-road driving. While the standard V60 was a direct competitor to the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate, the BMW 3 Series Estate, and the Audi A4 Estate, the V60 Cross Country’s has only one competitor currently – the Audi A4 Allroad. Priced at about 45.0 lakhs and offering some exciting features, the V60 Cross Country could be one of the biggest SUV options in the country and a simple 2nd hand car valuation tool can help you own the model easily.

Skoda kodiaq 2020

Expected Launch 15 January, 2021
Engine 2.0L Petrol
Transmission 7-Speed Automatic

Skoda experienced a lot of success when they first released the Kodiaq and now the facelifted variant is gathering a lot of excitement as well. The kodiaq 2020 retains the design found on the previous iteration with a few subtle changes. The body now comes with sharper lines and a new sleeker look to it. The front grille, headlamps, and rear of the car are still the same while the interior of the car comes with some upgrades to the instrument cluster and infotainment system. Powering the new kodiaq 2020 will be a 2.0L petrol engine that is expected to generate 190Ps of power and 320Nm of torque. The 7-seater SUV will be mated to a 7-speed automatic transmission system that will also come with All-Wheel-Drive. In terms of safety, the kodiaq 2020 is expected to feature 9 airbags, ABS with EBD, and parking assistance. Not a lot has been discussed about the kodiaq 2020, but we should get some information in the coming months.

Nissan Leaf

Expected Launch 15 February, 2021
Engine Electric Motor
Power 40kWh Lithium-Ion Battery
Range 400 Kms

Following Nissan’s EV design structure, the new Nissan Leaf offers intelligent driving, intelligent integration, and intelligent power along with a plethora of features. This all-electric car has some of the most technologically advanced features that make it stand out in all the right ways. With ProPilot mode, the car can follow a vehicle autonomously between the speeds of 30 kmph and 100 kmph in a single lane. The ProPilot Park mode uses the 4 high resolution cameras and 12 ultrasonic sensors around the car to automatically find and park in a spot. Powering the Leaf will be an electric motor with 320Nm of torque and 150Ps of power which will be backed up by a 40kWh Lithium-Ion battery pack. The car is estimated to have a range of about 400kms on a single charge which is quite impressive. Finally, when it comes to safety, the Nissan Leaf carries a number of features as well, including, Traffic Sign Recognition, Intelligent Lane Intervention, Blind Spot Warning, Intelligent Emergency Braking, Lane Departure Warning, and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. With a launch date soon approaching, a used car evaluation tool could help you get your hands on this remarkable vehicle.

Hyundai Sonata

Expected Launch 22 February, 2021
Engine 2.0L Petrol
Transmission 6-Speed Automatic

Hyundai is a company that delivers on a regular basis with its cars. In the premium segment, Hyundai has a lot to offer and the Sonata is a clear example of its immense popularity. It is not hard to believe that the Hyundai Sonata is coming up on its eighth generation given the fact that the sedan is one of the best-selling cars in the South Korean’s lineup. Originally unveiled at the Auto Expo in 2016, the upcoming Sonata will be a plug-in hybrid that will feature the new Fluidic 2.0 design which gives the car a sleek and sharp look to it. The Sonata is expected to come with a plethora of updated technology which includes an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system that is compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Under the hood of the new Sonata sits a 2.0L 4-cylinder GDI petrol engine that is combined with a 360V electric motor and is capable of generating 202Bhp of power. In the transmission department, the hybrid engine will feature a 6-speed automatic gearbox.

Haval H9

Expected Launch 15 March, 2021
Engine 2.0L Turbocharged Petrol, Diesel
Transmission 8-Speed Automatic

Ever since Chinese car manufacturer Great Wall Motors announced that they would be launching their premium SUV lineup, Haval, in India, interested buyers have been anxiously waiting for further news. Now, the Haval H9 is set to make it to Indian shores by March 2021 and it could put up a decent fight against some of the better-known SUVs in the market including the Hyundai Creta, the Jeep Compass, and the KIA Seltos. Powering the H9 SUV will be a 2.0L Turbocharged Direct Injection petrol engine that is capable of generating 180Ps of power and 350Nm of torque. While no official announcements were made, we can also expect the H9 to come with a diesel engine option once it is released in India. The petrol engine is paired with an 8-speed ZF automatic transmission system with 4-Wheel-Drive capabilities. Inside the SUV there is an 8-inch LCD touchscreen infotainment system with smartphone connectivity as well as Bluetooth connectivity. The Haval H9 also comes with dual airbags in the front and side which makes it extremely safe. Other safety features include ESP or Electronic Stability Program, HDC or Hill Descent Control, HAC or Hill-Start Assist Control, AFS or Adaptive Front-Lighting System, Electronic Parking Brake, and ABS with EBD.

Volvo S60 2020

Expected Launch 15 March, 2021
Engine 2.0L 4-Cylinder Turbo Petrol
Transmission 8-Speed Automatic

In an industry that is consumed by a sudden trend of SUV enthusiasm, the 2020 Volvo S60 is more a breath of fresh air that one might think. Although this sedan is based on the same platform as its 7-seater compatriot – the XC90, the new S60 offers the old-school customer so much more. For starters, the car is powered only by petrol engines and will not use diesel as an option anytime soon. There are hybrid options though, that could find the interest of some buyers. Currently, in the UK, Volvo offers the 2020 S60 in a total of 5 variants – all of which will now house a BSVI-compliant 2.0L 4-cylinder Turbo-petrol engine. The T4 and T5 variants will offer 190bhp and 250bhp respectively as well as automatic transmission and Front-Wheel-Drive. A 306bhp All-Wheel-Drive T6 engine is also available while a couple of T8 petrol and plug-in hybrid engines offering 400bhp complete the list. How many of these variants will actually make it to India is unknown but we can at least expect the T4 and T5 models to feature this year. While Volvo is a company that has been releasing cars regularly since 2014, most of the models feature similar exteriors as well as interiors and that trend carried over to the 2020 S60 as well. A touchscreen panel is fitted into the center console in portrait style which is easy to use and helps control the car settings quicker. In terms of audio, the car houses a Bowers & Wilkins stereo setup that provides top-quality sound. The rest of the interiors include leather-clad seats, a leather steering wheel, digital dashboard and instrument cluster, air condition vents, and power windows among others.

KIA Stinger

Expected Launch 1 April, 2021
Engine 2.0L Petrol, 3.3L Twin Turbo V6 Petrol, 2.2L Diesel
Transmission 8-Speed Automatic

If you are in the market for a premium sedan, we believe that the upcoming KIA Stinger is probably on the best options for you. However, you will have to wait a bit as the car is set to launch in April 2021 and with the current situation, we don’t know if that date will be pushed back further or not. Nevertheless, the Stinger is something worth waiting for. It looks absolutely stunning with sharp lines and curves that give it a sporty and aggressive look. Powering the Stinger will be a 2.0L petrol engine that generates 247Ps of power and 353Nm of torque. There will also be a GT variant of the Stinger which is a performance-based variant and that will come with a 3.3L Twin-Turbo V6 petrol engine that offer 370Ps of power with 510Nm of torque. Petrol engines are not the only option as KIA is also set to launch the Stinger with a single 2.2L diesel engine that will offer 200Ps of power and 440Nm of torque. All the engines will come with an 8-speed automatic transmission system and with Rear-Wheel-Drive as standard and All-Wheel-Drive as an option. The Stinger will also be feature-rich with some of them being a flat-bottom steering wheel, high-quality Nappa leather upholstery, an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, and a 7-inch digital touchscreen instrument cluster.

Audi A3 2021

Expected Launch 9 April, 2021
Engine 2.0L Petrol, 2.0L Diesel
Transmission 7-Speed DCT

If there was one car that was majorly anticipated in India, it has to be the A3 2021. The previous iteration has already done extremely well in the country and the updated version is ready to bring even more. Audi is expected to include a BSVI-compliant 2.0L Turbocharged-petrol engine in the A3 2021 which is expected to produce an impressive 245Ps of power. There could also be an option for a 2.0L diesel engine that might make it to India but we are not certain about that since diesel cars are quite popular in the country. The Audi A3 2021 engine will be paired with a 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT auto). The biggest change we can expect from the upcoming A3 2021 is its looks. The new A3 2021 will come with an aggressive-looking front grille with a hexagonal shape to it. The new LED headlamps look extremely stylish and sleek and the large air dams below that also carry a geometric shape to it. The body of the A3 2021 now features sharp curves and angular lines that give it a very aggressive look overall.

KIA Sportage

Expected Launch 10 April, 2021
Engine 2.0L Petrol, 2.0L Diesel
Transmission 6-Speed Automatic, 8-Speed Automatic

While the upcoming Sportage is in its fourth generation from KIA, the model is yet to make its way to India. Fortunately though, we believe that the latest model will make its way over given the fact that the SUV segment is truly flourishing in the country. Also, the KIA Seltos has been doing extremely well in India and is growing in popularity every day. This might push KIA to launch the Sportage in the country as well. While there isn’t a lot of information around the Sportage right now, we expect the SUV to be similar to what is offered on the Hyundai Tucson and will immediately compete with the likes of the Tucson, Mahindra XUV500 and the Jeep Compass. Like the Tucson, we can expect the Sportage to come with a 2.0L petrol engine that generates 155Ps of power and 192Nm of torque. There is also a 2.0L diesel engine that produces 185Ps of power and 400Nm of torque. Both the engines will most-likely be paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission as standard with the option for upgrading to an 8-speed automatic gearbox. Some of the features we are expecting on the Sportage include a panoramic sunroof, multiple airbags, and an electronically adjustable driver seat. With more information expected to drop anytime soon, you can get all the latest Sportage news right here.

MG G10

Expected Launch 10 April, 2021
Engine 2.0L Diesel, 2.0L Turbo-Petrol
Transmission 6-Speed Manual, 6-Speed Automatic, 8-Speed Automatic

The MG G10 MPV is a vehicle designed for those who like have large families or enjoy long drives with friends. It is capable of easily seating 7 people and can hold a lot of cargo as well. While the previous iteration of the G10 didn’t make it to Indian shores, MG has officially announced that the 2020 version will be launched sometime in April 2021. Powering the G10 will be a 2.0L diesel engine that will produce an impressive 163Ps of power and 375Nm of torque. Mated to the diesel engine will be a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission system as standard. The diesel engine will also be available with an 8-speed automatic gearbox as an option. The MPV will also be available with a 2.0L Turbo-petrol engine that will generate 224Ps of power and 345Nm of torque. Similarly, the petrol engine will get a 6-speed manual or automatic gearbox as standard but does not include a higher-speed transmission. In terms of features, the G10 will come with a 3-piece panoramic sunroof, a 10.1-inch infotainment system, power sliding doors at the back, executive seats in the middle with fold-out legs, and an optional power-adjustable passenger seat in the front.

Volkswagen Tiguan 2021

Expected Launch 10 April, 2021
Engine 1.5L TSI Turbo-Petrol
Transmission Manual, Automatic

While Volkswagen officially discontinued the previous iteration of the Tiguan back in the earlier months of 2020, the company also announced that they would be launching the facelifted version of the Tiguan in 2021. In comparison to the previous model, the Tiguan 2021 will come with new bumpers on the front and back along with larger air dams. The front grille is also expected to get an upgrade with new LED headlamps and LED DRLs included as well. The new Tiguan is also expected to feature 18-inch alloy wheels while the rear gets new tail lamps and the “TIGUAN” badge on the bootlid. There is also a sporty R variant of the Tiguan that is set to be released which will come with 21-inch alloy wheels and sportier seats on the inside. Under the hood, the Tiguan 2021 will come with a BSVI-compliant 1.5L TSI Turbo-petrol engine even though the European variant comes with a 2.0L diesel motor. Inside, the Tiguan 2021 will come with touch controls for almost every feature including climate control, infotainment, and navigation.


Expected Launch 6 June, 2021
Engine 3.8L V6 Petrol
Transmission 6-Speed Automatic

Earlier at the Auto Expo 2018, DC Design showcased their latest sports model named the TCA. The TCA, as we already discussed stands for Titanium, Carbon, and Aluminum which happen to be the materials that were used in the construction of the car. The TCA is styled according to the Pagani Zonda and the LaFerrari which are the ultimate sports cars in the market right now. The platform of the upcoming TCA is basically a modified version of the one found on the DC Avanti, however, the TCA is longer, wider, and lower than the Avanti. Powering the upcoming TCA will be a 3.8L V6 petrol engine that will generate 320Ps of power and will be mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission system. This is expected to be a massive attraction as the Avanti only came with a manual gearbox. In terms of speed, DC has claimed that the TCA will be able to go from 0-100 Kmph in an impressive 4.5 seconds which is not the quickest, but it is fast for Indian roads. One of the biggest attractions of the TCA is the fact that DC has stated that they will only make 299 units of the car with bookings already being made currently.

BMW 2 Series

Expected Launch 10 June 2021
Engine 2.0L Turbocharged Petrol, 3.0L Turbocharged Petrol
Transmission 8-Speed Automatic

While we are not too excited about the 2020 BMW 2 Series reaching India anytime in the near future, it does have a lot of potential for becoming a huge name in the market. BMW has announced that the 2 Series will be made available as a coupe as well as a convertible and named 230i and M240i respectively. Although there are not a lot of changes in the upcoming 2 Series models from their previous iterations, it’s the engines that are the main focus. The 230i will house a BSVI-compliant 2.0L Turbocharged petrol engine capable of generating 248Ps of power and 258Nm of torque. On the other hand, the more powerful M240i will get a BSVI-compliant 3.0L In-Line Turbocharged petrol engine that will produce 335Ps of power along with 369Nm of torque. While both the models will come paired with an 8-speed automatic gearbox, the M340i will have the option for a 6-speed manual transmission as well. BMW has also included 17-inch and 18-inch allow wheels on the 230i and M240i respectively. LED headlamps, keyless entry, automatic wipers, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, drowsy driver warning, and a high-end infotainment system with audio are just some of the features found on both the new 2 Series. If the BMW 2 Series does not make its way to India, interested buyers can check out a used car evaluation tool to get the best price on their current cars so that they get maximum savings when importing the vehicle into the country.

Mercedes-Benz CLA 2020

Expected Launch 10 June, 2021
Engine 2.0L Turbo-Petrol
Transmission 7-Speed Automatic

Carrying a sleek coupe-like design, the upgraded Mercedes-Benz CLA 2020 sedan is bound to turn heads in India. The car is fitted with a BSVI-complaint 2.0L 4-cylinder Turbocharged petrol engine that comes with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission that pushes all the power to the 4MATIC All-Wheel-Drive system. The powerful engine is capable of generating 302Ps of power with 295Nm of torque which is more than enough to take on the Indian roads. In terms of features, the CLA 2020 comes with bright LED headlamps as well as taillights, dual 7-inch touchscreen displays for the instrument cluster and the infotainment system that supports MBUX technology. There is also Google Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity with Bluetooth connectivity as standard. Given the fact that the previous CLA was one of the most used cars in the Mercedes lineup, the new model might get people reaching for their RC transfer papers sooner rather than later.


Expected Launch 15 June, 2021
Engine 1.0L Turbo-Petrol, 1.4L Petrol, 1.6L Petrol, 1.6L Diesel
Transmission 6-Speed Manual, 7-Speed DCT

KIA has been doing really well in the Indian market and the upcoming XCeed will surely boost sales for the company once it is released. This stylish looking crossover is expected to enter the market into one of the most competitive segments in the country. Fortunately, the XCeed has a lot to offer the regular buyer and is more than capable of taking on some of the bigger names out there. There are a total of 3 petrol engines on offer with a single diesel engine option that will make it to India. The smallest petrol engine is a 1.0L 3-cylinder Turbo-petrol engine that is capable of generating 120Ps and 172Nm of torque. Next, there is a 1.4L, 4-cylinder petrol engine that produces 140Ps of power with 242Nm of torque. Finally, there is a 1.6L, 4-cylinder petrol engine option that generates 204Ps of power and 265Nm of torque. The only diesel engine on offer is a 1.6L motor that can produce 115Ps of power and 136Nm of torque. All the engines come paired with a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard while a 7-speed DCT transmission system is on offer for all the engines except the 1.0L Turbo-petrol one. The KIA XCeed will also come with a plethora of features which include dual-zone climate control, a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, the UVO connected car technology from KIA, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, LED headlamps and DRLs, ABS with EBD, parking sensors, and multiple airbags.

Jeep 7-Seater SUV

Expected Launch 15 July, 2021
Engine 2.0L Diesel, 2.0L Turbo Petrol
Transmission 6-Speed Manual, 9-Speed Automatic

Last year, Jeep announced its plans to introduce a number of newer models in the coming years for the Indian market, one of which included a 7-seater SUV. Although not much is known about the upcoming model, the company launched a similar car in the Chinese market called the Grand Commander and we can expect a number of features and specifications to carry over to the Indian-based variants as well. What we can also expect are the powertrain options to be similar to what is already available including the 2.0L diesel engine found on the Compass as well as the 2.0L petrol engine housed in the new Wrangler. The diesel variant will come with either a 6-speed manual or 9-speed automatic transmission whereas the petrol variant should carry a 9-speed automatic gearbox. In terms of looks, we don’t really know what this 7-seater will look like, but we can be sure of 1 thing – it will have 3 rows of seats which means it will be big. If you have a big family and are looking to get your hands on this vehicle, you might want to use a used car evaluation toolto help you sell your current car for a better price.

Jeep Compass 2021

Expected Launch 15 July, 2021
Engine 1.4L Turbo-Petrol, 2.0L Diesel
Transmission 6-Speed Manual, 7-Speed DCT, 9-Speed Automatic

The Compass is definitely considered as one of the most used cars from the Jeep lineup in India. The previous iteration saw interested buyers fall in love with what was on offer from the design to the performance and everything in between. The new upcoming Jeep Compass 2021 is expected to bring a lot more to the table and we are excited about it. According to Jeep, the new Compass 2021 will come in four different variants including the Longitude, the Longitude (O), the Sport Plus, and the Limited Plus. This 5-seater SUV will now house a 1.4L Turbo-petrol engine that is capable of generating 163Ps of power and 250Nm of torque and will be mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard with the option for a 7-speed DCT as well. Jeep will also be releasing the Compass 2021 with a new 2.0L diesel engine that will produce 173Ps of power and 350Nm of torque. The diesel motor will be paired to the same 6-speed manual transmission as seen on the petrol variant, but will include the option for a 9-speed automatic gearbox as well. In terms of features, we expect the Compass 2021 to be fully loaded with a panoramic sunroof, an 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Google Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, automatic cruise control, and 18-inch allow wheels. Safety has always been a priority for Jeep and the Compass 2021 carried a lot of it including ABS with EBD, ISOFIX child seat mounts, traction control, parking cameras, dual airbags in front, and ESP.

Hyundai Palisade

Expected Launch 1 August, 2021
Engine 3.8L V6 Petrol
Transmission 8-Speed Automatic

Originally unveiled back in 2018 at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the Hyundai Palisade started hitting dealers in 2019. Now finally, India is getting ready to welcome the premium SUV into the country. Powering the Palisade will be a 3.8L Atkinson-Cycle V6 petrol engine that is capable of generating an impressive 291Ps of power and 355Nm of torque. In the transmission department, the Palisade will be mated to an 8-speed automatic gearbox that also comes with a multi-plate torque convertor for extra power. Along with that, the Palisade will be made available in Front-Wheel-Drive as well as 4-Wheel-Drive options. The SUV will be able to seat a total of 8 passengers with power folding seats for the second and third rows. The SUV will also come with a number of features that include a wireless charger for compatible devices, a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, BlueLink connectivity for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a Harmon Kardon sound setup with 12 speakers, and a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster. For safety, the Palisade will come with features such as lane assistance, blind-spot collision avoidance, ABS and disc brakes, traction control, and 7 airbags.

Maruti Grand Vitara

Expected Launch 1 August, 2021
Transmission 5-Speed Manual, 6-Speed Manual, 6-Speed Automatic
Engine 1.6L Petrol, 1.6L Diesel

We don’t often think of Maruti as a premium car maker but they do have a plethora of models that bring together premium features and specifications at a higher price point. The Maruti Grand Vitara is one of the best examples of their premium range. Variants of the Maruti Grand Vitara have already made their way to Europe and an expected launch date of August means that people could finally get a look at one of the most anticipated compact SUVs of the year. Although the new Grand Vitara is designed around the iV-4 concept that was unveiled back in 2013, the finished product looks quite similar to the previous Grand Vitara. Under the hood, the European Grand Vitara houses a 4-cylinder 1.6L petrol engine that is capable of generating 120Ps of power. There is also a 1.6L diesel engine option that can produce 320Ps of power. In terms of transmission, the petrol engine is mated to either a 5-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic whereas the diesel engine will only be mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox.

Nissan Note e Power

Expected Launch 15 August, 2021
Engine Petrol, Electric Motor
Power 1.5kWh Lithium-Ion Battery

Nissan’s electric vehicle (EV) design platform is one of the best in the world and the upcoming Nissan Note e Power uses that design to offer something more than just cleaner driving. When it comes to EV’s, power and range are two variables all potential buyers look for and are the two obstacles most manufacturers find hard to overcome. Nissan’s attempt at solving that dilemma is the Note e Power as it features both an electric motor as well as a petrol engine. This would make it a hybrid essentially, but the petrol engine is not there to get the wheels turning. In fact, all the power comes from the 1.5kWh Lithium-Ion battery which offers a torque of 254Nm. The petrol engine in the car works as a battery charger to keep the car moving even when the battery is running out of juice. With its sole purpose set on charging, the engine is expected to have an impressive mileage of 37kmpl. Since very little is known about the Note e Power, we will have to wait till its launch date to know the other details.

Nissan X-Trail

Expected Launch 1 December, 2021
Engine 2.0L Naturally Aspirated Engine with an Electric Motor
Transmission CVT Automatic

Known as the Nissan Rogue in the US, the X-Trail is expected to be launched in India in December, 2019. This is the third-gen SUV model which was first showcased back in 2016 at the Indian Auto Expo. While there seem to be a number of upgrades and changes, the majority of it looks to be in its exteriors. The bumper, headlamps, grille, and hood get a complete redesign while a large air duct sits below the grille and between the two fog lights. In the rear, the car has new horizontally placed tail lights and a new bumper as well. The X-Trail, when launched in India, will come with a 2.0L naturally aspirated engine along with an electric motor that features an automatic CVT or Continuously Variable Transmission. The interiors of the car also get a major upgrade with a touchscreen infotainment system, new AC vents, and a sleek digital dashboard. Although the X-Trail was launched with Nissan’s ProPilot autonomous driving feature, it is unlikely that the Indian model will come with it when launched. The X-Trail is definitely one of the best upcoming SUVs and could get a lot of people readying their RC transfer papers to try and get their hands on the vehicle once it is launched in the country.

Hyundai Ioniq

Expected Launch 12 December, 2021
Battery 28kWh Lithium-Ion
Range 280 Km

Back in 2018, Hyundai unveiled the Ioniq electric and hybrid models which took the world by storm. Later, Hyundai also showcased a plug-in hybrid variant which will most likely not make its appearance in India. As of the latest news, only the electric variant will be brought to India and will be one of the best options in the segment. Hyundai has fitted a decent 28kWh Lithium-Ion battery into the Ioniq which is expected to charge from 0-100 percent in about 9-10 hours. However, Hyundai will also include a quick charge option that will significantly reduce the charge time to about 4-5 hours. When the Ioniq’s battery is completely charged, it is expected to have a maximum range of 280 Kms which is rather impressive. In terms of design, the Ioniq electric car will come with a hexagonal grille that will give it a sleek, sharp look. The LED headlamps and LED DRLs will keep the Ioniq updated. The use of aluminum in the boot lid will make the Ioniq up to 25 percent lighter than some of the other Hyundai cars available today. In the features department, the Ioniq will come with a 7-inch instrument cluster as well as a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system. Safety will be a major attraction for the Ioniq with 7 airbags, adaptive cruise control, autonomous braking, lane change assist, and blind spot detection.

Haval Vision 2025

Expected Launch 12 December, 2021
Engine NA
Transmission NA

When Great Wall Motors unveiled the Haval SUV lineup in India at the Auto Expo 2020, no one expected the lineup to gain the kind of popularity it already has. The Vision 2025 was one of the most outstanding SUV offerings from Haval and is expected to come with a plethora of features and specifications that will give it an edge over the competition in the market right now. For starters, the upcoming Vision 2025 was showcased with an AR-HUD or Augmented Reality Heads-Up Display that will turn the windshield into a touchscreen for navigation purposes. Some of the other features included with the Haval Vision 2025 include 5G connectivity, facial recognition, automatic driving modes, auto summon, auto park, and an option to shop while driving. The Haval Vision 2025 will be fitted with large 22-inch alloy wheels. Keeping to the modern theme, the Vision 2025 will come with cameras instead of OVRMs. The headlamps and taillights are sleek and bright – not quite like the ones seen on the other Haval SUVs. One of the standout features of the Vision 2025 is the 3D car locating feature that helps you find your car is a congested area with a push of a button. The engine specifications have not yet been released by GWM but we can expect a little more information as the launch date draws closer.

MG Marvel X

Expected Launch 15 December, 2021
Battery 52.5kWh Lithium-Ion
Range 400 Kms

Originally unveiled at the Auto Expo 2020, the MG Marvel X is expected to be launched in India sometime around December, 2021. The all-electric SUV will bring a Level-3 intelligent driving experience. There will be two variants of the Marvel X expected to launch in India including a Rear-Wheel-Drive and an All-Wheel-Drive option. The Marvel X will come with a 52.5kWh Lithium-Ion battery that will power two electric motors. Combined, the motors will be able to generate 184Ps of power. When the battery is completely charged, the Marvel X will be able to offer a range of up to 400 Kms. When charging the Marvel X with the regular AC charger, the battery takes up to 8.5 hours to go from 0-100 percent. However, when using the DC Fast Charger, the battery on the Marvel X is capable of going from 0-80 percent in a matter of 40 minutes. As we learn more about the Marvel X in the upcoming months, we will bring you more information right here.


Expected Launch 31 December, 2021
Battery 54.35kWh Lithium-Ion
Range 351 Kms

Another one of Great Wall Motors’ upcoming cars is the ORA iQ and it is considered to be one of the most exciting EV vehicles in the coming months. The ORA iQ EV SUV is expected to be powered by an electric motor that runs on a 54.35kWh Lithium-Ion battery. The motor and battery together offer a range of 351 Kms when the battery is fully charged. The battery on the ORA iQ is guaranteed to last as long as 8 years or 1,20,000 Kms. The motor and the battery is capable of generating 161Ps of power and 280Nm of torque and offers a top speed of 150 kmph with an acceleration of 0-100 kmph in 9.5 seconds. When the ORA iQ is charged using the regular charger, it takes about 7 hours to go from 0-100 percent whereas the quick charging feature takes the battery from 0-80 percent in just 45 minutes.

Hyundai Santa Fe 2022

Expected Launch 19 January, 2022
Engine 2.2L Diesel
Transmission 8-Speed Automatic

Definitely considered as one of the most anticipated cars of the year, the Hyundai Santa Fe 2022 SUV is said to come with a plethora of features that will take “customized driving” to a whole new level. The company has announced that the Santa Fe will be the first car from them to implement a fingerprint sensor technology. This technology will not only give owners keyless entry, it will also be used to start the car and turn off the ignition with just a touch. Once registered, the owner (or other registered users) will get the opportunity to customize their driving experience by automatically adjusting the seats, rear view and side view mirrors, and even the steering wheel by placing their finger on the scanner. Powering the Santa Fe will most likely be a 2.2L diesel engine that is capable of generating 200Ps of power and 440Nm of torque. In the transmission department, the Santa Fe could end up with an 8-speed automatic as well as an H-TRAC All-Wheel-Drive option too. Some of the features noted on the Santa Fe include an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, Google Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, wireless charging for compatible devices, and 8-inch heads-up displays for all-round entertainment.

KIA Carnival 2021

Expected Launch 15 March, 2022
Engine 2.2L Diesel
Transmission 8-Speed Sportsmatic

KIA is one of the biggest-selling brands in the automobile market in India right now and the upcoming Carnival 2021 is destined to be one of the most popular models yet. The large vehicle houses a powerful BSVI-compliant 2.2L CRDi diesel engine that is capable of generating 200Ps of power and 440Nm of torque. Paired to the diesel engine is an 8-speed Sportsmatic automatic transmission system with 2-Wheel-Drive capabilities. The Carnival will be made available with either 7, 8, or 9 seats which is perfect for large families. In terms of safety, the KIA Carnival comes with ABS with EBD, airbags for the driver and passengers, ISOFIX Child Anchor, burglar alarm, rear parking sensors, and auto headlamps. Other features found on the Carnival 2021 include an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, Bluetooth connectivity, superior audio setup, voice recognition, rear-view camera, and steering wheel mounted controls.


Q: Which is the cheapest car under 50 lakhs?

A: The cheapest cars under Rs. 50 Lakhs are the Toyota Fortuner (Rs. 28.66-36.88 Lakh), the Tata Harrier (Rs. 13.84-20.30 lakh), the Toyota Innova Crysta (Rs. 15.66-24.67 Lakh), and the Jeep Compass (Rs. 16.49-24.99 Lakh).

Q: What are the popular cars under 50 lakhs?

A: The most popular cars under Rs. 50 Lakhs include the Toyota Fortuner (28.66-36.88 Lakh), the Tata Harrier (Rs. 13.84-20.30 Lakh), the Toyota Innova Crysta (Rs. 15.66-24.67 Lakh), the Jeep Compass (Rs. 16.49-24.99 Lakh), and the Ford Endeavour (Rs. 29.99-34.45 Lakh).

Q: What are the best SUV cars under 50 lakhs?

A: The best SUV cars under Rs. 50 Lakhs include the Toyota Fortuner (28.66-36.88 Lakh), the Ford Endeavour (Rs. 29.99-34.45 Lakh), the Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace (Rs. 33.13 Lakh), BMW X1 (Rs. 35.90-42.90 Lakh), and the Volvo XC40 (Rs. 39.90 Lakh).

Q: What are the best sedan cars under 50 lakhs?

A: The best sedan cars under Rs. 50 Lakh include the Skoda Superb (Rs. 29.99-32.99), the Skoda Octavia (Rs. 35.99 Lakh), the Mercedes-Benz C-Class (Rs. 40.09 Lakh), the Jaguar XE (Rs. 46.64-48.50 Lakh), and the BMW 3 Series (Rs. 41.70-48.50 Lakh).

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