In the coming years, India’s automobile market is expected to be the world’s third-largest. To capitalize on the expanding market and capitalize on the spike in demand, automakers are constantly updating their existing product lines and introducing new models across segments. The evolution of the fraternity parallels the shift in purchasing behavior. Have a look at the Best Upcoming Car Under 15 Lakhs in India below in the article.
With new segments being introduced on a regular basis and models experiencing generation leaps, there will be a slew of new automobiles arriving in India. We have compiled a comprehensive list of future automobiles priced under 15 lakhs, along with their projected price and launch date.
Best Upcoming Car in India Under 15 Lakhs
1. 5-DOOR MARUTI JIMNY
Price range: Rs 10 lakh – Rs 13 lakh
The long-awaited Maruti Jimny lifestyle SUV, which was presented at the 2023 Auto Expo, is the first model on our list of forthcoming automobiles under 15 lakhs.
The Jimny is powered by a 1.5L K15B petrol engine with mild hybrid technology. The arrangement produces 105bhp and 134Nm of torque with 5-speed manual and 4-speed torque converter automatic transmissions.
2. THE HYUNDAI EXTER
Price range: Rs 6 lakh – Rs 10 lakh
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Hyundai Motor India will launch the Exter, a tiny SUV, in August 2023. The car will incorporate the brand’s new parametric dynamic design language, as well as a parametric grille, H-shaped LED DRLs, squared-off headlamps, a raised bonnet with distinctive badging, and a front bumper with subtle creases.
The Hyundai Exter will be the company’s smallest SUV in terms of size. It will most likely be powered by a 1.2L petrol or a 1.0L turbo (optional).
3. CITROEN C3 AIRCROSS
Price range: Rs 10 lakh – Rs 15 lakh
The Citroen C3 Aircross is one of the country’s forthcoming cars priced under 15 lakh rupees. The vehicle, which just made its global premiere, will be available in two seating configurations: 5 and 7 seats. The C3 Aircross is built on the CMP modular platform and is powered by a 1.2L turbocharged petrol engine mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. The gasoline engine produces 110bhp and 190Nm of torque.
4. TOYOTA COUPE SUV
Price range: Rs 8 lakh – Rs 13.50 lakh
Toyota Kirloskar Motor will launch a rebadged Maruti Suzuki Fronx in the future months. To differentiate it from the Fronx, the carmaker will make a few design tweaks. It will have a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system with wireless smartphone connectivity, a HUD unit, connected car tech, a rear AC vent, an automatic AC unit, ABS with EBD, an electronic stability program, six airbags, and other features.
5. TATA PUNCH EV
Price range: Rs 12 lakh – Rs 15 lakh
Tata’s second best-selling SUV, the Punch, will get an electric version in the second half of 2023 (perhaps around Diwali). The new Sigma platform, a substantially modified version of the Alfa architecture, will serve as the foundation for the electric small SUV. The Tata Punch EV’s powertrain could be derived from the Tiago EV and Nexon EV. According to reports, it may be available with 26kWh and 30.2kWh battery options.
6. NEW-GEN MARUTI SWIFT/DZIRE
Price Expectations: Rs 7 lakh – Rs 10 lakh (Swift) / Rs 7.50 lakh – Rs 10.50 lakh (Dzire).
On European roadways, the Japanese automaker has begun testing the new generation Swift hatchback. The brand-new hatchback model is likely to reach Indian roads in 2024. However, the most significant alteration will occur under the hood.
The new Swift and Dzire are rumored to feature a 1.2-liter, 3-cylinder gasoline engine with Toyota’s advanced hybrid technology. The fuel economy of the new variants will range between 35 and 40 kilometers per liter, making them the most fuel-efficient vehicles in the country.
7. NEW HYUNDAI MPV
Price Estimate: Rs 10 lakh to Rs 15 lakh
Last year, the Korean automaker debuted the new Hyundai Stargazer MPV on the Indonesian market. The vehicle will be based on the Venue/Sonet platform, which also underlies the Kia Carens minivan. The new Hyundai MPV is anticipated to feature a 1.5L naturally aspirated gasoline engine and a 1.5L turbo-diesel engine.
The Indonesia-specific Stargazer is equipped with ADAS (advanced driver assistance system), Hyundai’s BlueLink-connected vehicle technology, a digital instrument cluster, and wireless charging, among other features. More details here…
8. NISSAN 7-SEATER MPV
Price Estimate: Rs 6.50 lakh to Rs 9 lakh
Nissan has verified for the Indian market a new compact 7-seater MPV. The compact MPV is anticipated to include a touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, a digital instrument cluster, a 12V charging socket for the third row, power front and rear windows, keyless entry, rear parking sensors, ABS with EBD, dual airbags, etc.
The new Nissan MPV will be powered by a 1.0L gasoline engine and a 1.0L gasoline turbocharged engine, producing 72PS and 98Nm and 100PS and 160Nm, respectively.