Medium to Top Range Expected Car Launches in 2018

Starting from the small passenger cars like Datsun redi-Go AMT to luxury vehicles like Range Rover Evoque, people recently have witnessed a lot many car launches. And, the show is still on, as there are several other car launches lined up in the year 2018.

If you are planning to purchase a new car in 2018, you must first decide your budget and calculate the EMIs as well as the tenure of your car loan online. Likewise, you can now see the car insurance premium as well with a reliable car insurance calculator online, provided by various insurers. It is suggested to get insurance for your car as soon as you purchase it to avoid unwanted expense arising from the events of accidental loses and damages.

However, if you have not yet decided which car to buy, as you want to go with one from the upcoming launches this year, here is the list of expected car launches in the year 2018:

1. Ford Aspire facelift and Ford Figo

Expected Launch Date Expected Price
End of the Year 2018Rs. 5.8 Lakhs to 7.9 Lakhs

With the noticeable difference in the design of these two cars by Ford, few other major changes that a user will find are the replacement of 12. Ltr., four-cylinder Sigma patrol engine with comparatively more efficient 96PS, 1.2-liter three-cylinder ‘Dragon’ engine. Also, there will be six airbags with Sync3 infotainment system having a 6.5-inch touchscreen.

2. New Hyundai Santro

Expected Launch Date Expected Price
June-July 2018Rs.3.5 Lakhs – 5.5 Lakhs

Keeping the name of their one of the highest selling passenger cars ‘Santro’ intact, the company, Hyundai, is all set to launch new hatchback for the Indian working class. This new model of Santro will replace Eon passenger car from the product line-up of Hyundai. It is because the new Santro will use 1.0 Liter, 69PS petrol engine on its base model.

3. Mahindra TUV300 Plus

Expected Launch Date Expected Price
End of 2018Rs.9 Lakhs

This all-new model of TUV300 will have some of the really interesting features than its previous version’s. It will now have a seating capacity of 9 passengers. It most likely will have 2 Liter mHawk, 120PS diesel engine.

4. Maruti Suzuki Ciaz facelift

Expected Launch Date Expected Price
June-July’2018Rs.9 Lakhs-11 Lakhs

This mid-sized sedan of Maruti will have a mild facelift in its new launch this year with some other interesting features. It will have Maruti’s latest petrol motor with the name of K15B. This new petrol motor will be able to produce 8.4Nm and 12PS more than the current 1.4Liter engine.

5. Maruti Ertiga

Expected Launch Date Expected Price
November’2018Rs.9 Lakhs– 10 Lakhs

Another launch of car set in the production house of Maruti is new Maruti Ertiga. This new model is carrying some of the features of its previous generations except for a longer and wider size. It also has a new petrol engine. It’s expected to give a tough competition to Renault Lodgy and Toyota Innova.

6. Hyundai Creta facelift

Expected Launch Date Expected Price
May’2018Rs. 9 Lakhs – 14 Lakhs

This car of the year of Hyundai has started getting bookings for its latest version and Hyundai has promised to start delivering it by June’2018. You will find some easily visible cosmetic upgrades, such as an electric sunroof and major additions in the interiors. However, the set of engines will be the same as in its previous model with some upgraded set of equipment therein.

7. Jeep Compass Trailhawk

Expected Launch Date Expected Price
May’2018Rs. 24 Lakhs

This new variant of one of the top selling cars with all-wheel drive has some really worth discussing additional features. It has very useful off-roading feature and other cosmetic changes. The new 2.0Liter, 4 Cylinder Multijet II, 170bhp diesel motor of this SUV is coupled with automatic transmission with a 6-speed gearbox. It will be the rival of Volkswagen Tiguan and Hyundai Tucson AWD.

8. Mahindra Rexton

Expected Launch Date Expected Price
September to December 2018Rs. 20 Lakhs

This updated Mahindra Rexton will be lighter in weight than the current model. Additionally, the manufacturers have announced to integrate some other improvised features in this new model of Rexton, such as 2.2 Liter diesel engine with all-wheel drive and automatic transmission.

9. Mahindra U321 MPV (Codenamed)

Expected Launch Date Expected Price
End of the Year 2018Rs. 10 Lakhs – 15 Lakhs

Mahindra has launched its first monocoque-bodied MPV vehicle that will have seating for 7. This will compete with the market leaders of this category like Maruti Ertiga and Toyota Innova. This new model will have 1.6 Liter nHawk, 130PS diesel engine and will have almost all the features of XUV 500.

10. Honda CR-V

Expected Launch Date Expected Price
Middle of 2018Rs. 23 Lakhs

This will be the fifth generation of CR-V having seating for 7 – for the first time. This all-new Honda CR-V model will be having 1.6 Liter and 160PS diesel engine. It is expected to be launched in the middle of 2018 and then it will give a tough fight to Hyundai Tucson and Jeep Compass.

11. Mitsubishi Outlander

Expected Launch Date Expected Price
May 2018Rs. 25 Lakhs to 30 Lakhs

With 2.4 Liter, 169bhp petrol engine, this new model of Outlander will solely be available in Petrol variant this time. It will be sold as a Completely Built-up (CBU) Unit in its new launch with an automatic CVT gearbox, all-wheel control of Mitsubishi, and four-wheel driving.

It will also have an electric sunroof, leather seats, electric brake, climate control of dual-zone, keyless go, automatic wiper and headlights, and most attractive sound system of 710-watt Rockford Fosgate. The Indian variant of Outlander will also have features like hill-assist start, airbags for six seats, and very effective stability control with various other safety features.

12. Honda Amaze

Expected Launch Date Expected Price
May’2018Rs. 5.8 Lakhs

This new launch of Honda Amaze was revealed in the Auto Expo 2018. It will be the second generation of Amaze and is assumed to be a rival of Tata Tigor, Hyundai Xcent, Maruti Dzire, Ford Aspire, and Volkswagen Ameo. The bookings of this new mid-ranged compact sedan of Honda have stated soon after its launch.

These are most of the medium to top ranged cars that will be launched in the rest of the months of the year 2018. If you find any of the above suitable according to your range and liking, book it now and get it as soon as possible. However, with the EMIs of the car, you must also calculate the premium using car insurance calculator online. This will give you a clear picture of how much you need to invest in the insurance of the car that you are going to purchase.

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