April wasn’t a great month for the automobile industry compared to March 2021 where some of the companies even achieving their highest ever sales in a single month. Apart from that in April industries also face the challenge of semi-conductor shortage, which has been there for a while and everyone in India also saw the second wave of the COVID19 pandemic, which struck the country like a Tsunami and witnessed a series of extensions in lockdowns which have been still in action. These scenarios have led to the rising of the waiting period on many cars to an all-time high and if you are planning to buy any car, please do look at this list. Here is the list of Top 5 cars with the highest waiting period in May 2021.

S.no.ModelsWaiting Period
 Mahindra TharOver a year
 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga (CNG)Up to 9 months
 Hyundai CretaUp to 9 months
 Nissan MagniteUp to 9 months
 MG Hector/ Hector PlusUp to 6 months

Mahindra Thar

The best-selling Mahindra Thar has the highest waiting period over all of the cars on this list by quite a margin. The Thar has a minimum waiting period of up to 7 months for the lesser bought models and for the high demand models, this waiting period can go up to over a year.

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga (CNG)

The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is the best selling MPV which enjoys a rather large audience and especially for the CNG variant which holds a waiting period of up to 9 months in some cities, while the petrol variant holds a much lesser waiting period of up to 5-6 months.

Hyundai Creta

The best-selling SUV, Hyundai Creta has a rather huge following, majorly for the lower variants and that so in the diesel fuel option which has acquired a waiting period of over 9 months, while the higher trim garners slightly less audience and can be delivered under 6 months.

Nissan Magnite

The only Nissan success in India, the Nissan Magnite has been on a high waiting list since the launch of the car, within few weeks the car went up on a high waiting period and since then the waiting period has moved around 6-7 month. But for this month the waiting period on this car has risen up to 9 months, even after the company has doubled up the production.

MG Hector/ Hector Plus

 Both the models, the Hector and Hector Plus are woven from the same cloth so share all the similarities except for the seating arrangement. And these cars have been in good demand even after the Chinese car tag. The car as of right now enjoys a waiting period of up to 6-7 month on select variants and also depends on your location.

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