The Indian automobile industry is currently seeing a lot of action in almost every segment and is expected to jump back on the path of healthy recovery. Carmakers are preparing to launch some new models in India to attract more buyers to make headlines and catch the eye of potential buyers from this festive season. The lower-end segment car market is expected to have some action with more affordable cars. Here we have the top 5 upcoming affordable cars under Rs 7 lakh in India: –
- Tata PUNCH
Tata has officially unveiled the newest Micro SUV PUNCH for the Indian market. The expected launch is to be in the upcoming days. Tata used the same Altroz platform ALFA to build Punch with bigger and better boot spacing. The powertrain option remains the same as the Altroz 1.2 Litre naturally aspirated petrol engine developing 86PS of power and 113 Nm of torque. The powertrain is offered with standard 5-speed MT and optional AMT. tata punch is expected to be offered with a price range of Rs 5 lakh for pure MT, which goes up to Rs 8.26 lakh for creative with Ira connectivity.
- Maruti Baleno facelift
Maruti Suzuki is planning to update its premium hatchback offering Baleno in the domestic market. A few test mules have also been seen on the roads and spied shots have also been suffered on the internet. Just yesterday the interior spied shots have also been seen. As for changes, it includes headlamp cluster, grille, taillights, and bumpers. The powertrain remains the same as its predecessor.
- Next Generation Maruti Suzuki Celerio
Maruti Suzuki is also planning to launch a new generation of Celerio in the Indian market. The new generation could expect major changes on interior and exterior. We also expected to see major changes in the interior as well with all new features and infotainment. The vehicle is also expected to have new powertrain options between 1.0L petrol and 1.2L petrol. The test mule has also been spied many times.
- New Generation Maruti Suzuki Alto
The Indo Japanese automaker Maruti Suzuki is also planning to go with the new generation Suzuki Alto with major updates on the exterior and interior. The same test mules also spied many times on roads and will go on sale early next year alongside Baleno and Celerio. The upcoming model is expected to build on the heartect K platform, which also underpins S-Presso. The next-gen alto is scheduled to be launch in Japan by January 2022 and later in India as well.
- Tata taiga and Altroz CNG powertrain
The CNG version of taiga, Altroz, and Tigor is under development. According to the reports in early next year, tata is speculated to launch the CNG powertrain to boasts their sales in the Era of high fuel prices. The same test mules also spied on the road with updates on the front fascia and rear fascia. The subtle changes could be offered on the interior and exterior. For all the models 1.2 Litre NA three-cylinder petrol engine is likely to be used.