Kia Seltos GTX Plus variant confirmed to be offered with petrol DCT and diesel AT options
Kia Motors India is all set to launch the Seltos on 22 August. And before you plan to buy one, here's our first-drive review of the Kia Seltos. While there has been uncertainty over the availability of a top-spec AT variant at launch, we can confirm that Kia Motors will offer the GTX Plus trim in the 1.4L TGDi 7DCT and 1.5L CRDi 6AT engine/gearbox combinations. With the addition of these two trims, the Kia Seltos will be available in a total of 18 variants.
Tata Nexon facelift spotted testing, reveals new fascia
New spy images reveal that Tata Motors is working on an update for the Nexon compact SUV. A single spy image of the model shared on the web reveals that the Nexon will receive a revised fascia. Other updates will include BS-VI engines and new features for the interior.
Maruti Suzuki XL6 to be launched in India on 21 August
The country’s largest car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki will launch the much-awaited XL6 premium MPV on 21 August 2019. Bookings for the vehicle commenced on 9 August for a token amount of Rs 11,000. The latest Nexa product will be available in two variants and four trims – Zeta manual/Zeta Automatic and Alpha manual/Alpha automatic. Post-launch, the vehicle will be available in six colour options - metallic premium silver, metallic magma gray, prime auburn red, pearl brave khaki, pearl artic white and nexa blue.
The real reason behind the decline in car sales in India
The year 2019 has not exactly been profitable for car manufacturers in the country and sales have only been on the decrease since the last few months. This can be seen in commercial and two-wheeler segments as well. To get a better perspective of the reason behind the slumped sales of the auto industry as a whole, I got an opportunity to interact with Basudeb Banerjee, Research Analyst - Automobiles and Auto Ancillaries, Ambit Capital. The 60 minutes interaction covers three aspects – reason, solution and what to expect.
Renault Triber First Look Review
The B-segment of the Indian car market is the new entry-point for first-time buyers. Our aspirations have stepped up and
we, as buyers, have begun to demand more from manufacturers and this has raised the bar.
Toyota Yaris, Innova and Fortuner available with discounts of up Rs 1.95 lakhs
Select Toyota India dealers are offering discounts of up to Rs 1.95 lakhs with benefits such as exchange bonus, corporate discounts, loyalty discounts and cash discounts. The Etios and the Glanza are available with a benefit and exchange bonus of Rs 15,000 each respectively.
Ford Figo Blu TDCi vs Maruti Suzuki Swift ZDi Comparison Test Review
They're compact but fun, funky yet practical, not very pricey and economical-to-run. This is essentially what comes to one's mind when one speaks about a hatchback. The Swift is, undoubtedly the major player in this segment, but Ford has recently updated their Figo with a new top-spec Blu edition. Here's an in-depth comparison of these two before you plan to live the hatchback life. We'll tell you which one is measurably better than the other through our complex points system.
Mahindra offering discounts of up to Rs 72,000 on Scorpio, XUV300 and TUV300
Selected Mahindra dealers are offering huge benefits on their range of vehicles. These benefits include cash discounts, exchange bonus, free accessories, free insurance and corporate discounts. The TUV300 (pre-facelift) is available with a cash discount of up to Rs 52,000, exchange bonus of Rs 15,000 and free accessories worth Rs 5,000.
Nissan and Datsun offering discounts up to Rs 75,000 in August 2019
A few Nissan and Datsun dealers are offering discounts across their product range. These benefits will be available in the form of cash discounts, exchange bonus, lower rate of interest and extended warranty.