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Yearender 2021: From Tata Punch to Renault Kiger, here’s list of top launches this year

The auto industry has witnessed a lot of ups and downs in the last two years due to the global covid-19 the pandemic outbreak and chip shortage. Despite these problems, the leading car manufacturer in India has given superb launches in the segments like micro SUVs, SUVs, hatchbacks, sedans, and MPV’s.



Mahindra XUV 700

The auto industry has witnessed a lot of ups and downs in the last two years due to the global covid-19 the pandemic outbreak and chip shortage. Despite these problems, the leading car manufacturer in India has given superb launches in the segments like micro SUVs, SUVs, hatchbacks, sedans, and MPV’s.

Here is a list of top car launches that have garnered massive applauds from the people in 2021.

Tata Punch

Tata’s one of the interesting and budget-friendly vehicles, micro SUV Punch, that definitely doesn’t look so micro. The company has launched the car in October, this year.

The Tata Punch has become the company’s hot-selling product in no time, all credit goes to its 5 stars global NCAP rating and aggressive design. The company claimed that they have received more bookings for the Punch as compared to the company’s other vehicle.

The Tata has launched the car at the starting price of Rs 5.49 lakh (ex-showroom) and it goes up to Rs 9.09 for the top variant. At this price range, customers get a power window, 366 litres of boot space, LED with day running lights, LED tail lamps, and projector headlights.

The Tata Punch comes with a 1.2-liter revotron petrol engine in both automatic and manual transmission.

Mahindra XUV 700

This year, Mahindra has launched one of its superb feature-loaded vehicles XUV700 at the shocking price range that starts from Rs 12.49 lakh and goes 22.89 lakh (ex-showroom) for the top variant.

At this price range, Mahindra offered world-class features in its flagship suvs such as hill assist, 10.25-inch displays (touchscreen and digital instrument cluster), 6-speaker sound system with sound moods and whatnot.

The customers get a choice of engines between petrol and diesel engines. It comes with a 2.0-liter mStallion turbo petrol and 2.2-litre mHawk diesel. Both engines are available in manual and automatic transmission options.

Renault Kiger

The Renault India has launched its mid-size compact SUV Kiger at the starting price of Rs 7.37 lakh (ex-showroom) this year. Despite having great competition in the segment, the car managed to achieve good success and gave tough competition to its rivals such as Tata Punch and Nissan Magnate.

The Kiger comes with a 1.0-liter naturally aspirated petrol engine that generates 72 horsepower and 96Nm of torque. The company also introduced the 1.0-liter, turbo-petrol engine that generates making 100hp and 160Nm.

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Mercedes-Benz A 45 S AMG

There are only a few cars in the market that can match the level of Mercedes-AMG A 45 S 4MATIC+. The company has launched this beast at the starting price of Rs 79.50 lakh (ex-showroom). This beauty comes with 2.0-litre four-cylinder, that generates 415 bhp and 500 Nm of peak torque. The company also claimed that the car can go 0-100 kmph in just 3.9 seconds.


Tata set to launch Tigor EV’s updated version in India, here’s a list of expected changes and features



After getting a lot of positive responses from customers about the ongoing Tigor EV, the homegrown carmaker Tata is all set to win the hearts of many car enthusiasts with its upcoming updated version of the Tagor EV. Reports say that the firm is likely to unveil the hatchback somewhere around in mid of the next year. However, the company has not revealed any official details regarding the same.

During the launch event of the Tiago EV a few months back, Tata revealed that they will soon be updating the Tigor EV because the car makers have launched the Tiago with so many advanced features which Tigor does not offer, in order to maintain that balance they will give their customers something which will increase customer’s trust towards the company.

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Know everything about the upcoming updated version of the Tata Tigor EV

Talking about the big changes, the upcoming EV will come with a new exterior paint scheme. The customers also will witness the list of features including cruise control and good quality leather seat upholstery. The official images which have been shared by the company indicate that new red body colors will be offered alongside the ongoing Daytona Grey and the Teal Blue shades.

In terms of mechanical aspects, the same 26 kWh Lithium-ion battery pack, generating the power of 76 bhp and 170 Nm of peak torque will remain the same. However, there are expectations that the upcoming Tigor EV version is likely to provide a driving range of 306 km on a single charge.

Amid this, the leading car manufacturer in India Tata also has been working on the CNG version of Altroz. If rumors are to be believed, the customers are likely to see the launch of the same around next year. Apart from this, facelifted versions of the Harrier and Safari midsize SUVs are also lineup to be unveiled at the 2023 Auto Expo in January.

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Kia set to launch facelift version of Seltos in 2023, check big changes in mid-size SUV

After winning the hearts of customers with one of the hot-selling produce Kia Seltos, the company finally decided to launch the updated version or facelift version of the mid-size SUV in India.



After winning the hearts of customers with one of its hot-selling products Kia Seltos, the company finally decided to launch the updated version or facelift version of the mid-size SUV in India. Reports say that the company is likely to unveil the vehicle at the start of the next year.

Ahead of its official launch, some of the official photos of the vehicle have been circulating over social media, claiming that the mid-size SUV is slightly bigger than its ongoing model.

Breaking all the confusion and speculations about the vehicle, some reports say the upcoming mid-size SUV is likely to share the same platform as the current one. But, things like exterior and interior might witness some of the noticeable changes in the facelift version.

Know everything about Kia Seltos facelift 2022

One of the biggest updates customers might witness the ADAS technology (advanced driver assistance system). Yes, you read it right. In order to attract a wide range of customers, the company might introduce this advanced feature in one of its hot-selling products, which will overal change the dirving expirence and provide decent road safety to the customers.

Apart from this, the official images also reveal that the vehicle also features RADAS (Radio Detection and Ranging) sensors, which basically used in ADAS vehicles so that they can sense large objects on their way and work accordingly.

Customers also can expect a dual-tone interior with a brown and black finish. The company also might launch the Indian version of Seltos facelift with a fully digital instrument cluster and new color upholstery.

Some of the key features of the SUV will be carried forward in its updated model such as ventilated seats, automatic dual climate control, automatic sunroof, multi-functional steering wheel, and rear parking sensors, rear parking camera, armrest, collision warming alert among others.

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Maruti Suzuki launches Alto K10 in CNG version, know price and specs details



One of the leading car manufacturers Maruti Suzuki which is better known for providing mileage-friendly vehicles finally launched the much-awaited Alto K10 in CNG version in India. Interested customers now have to pay an extra sum of Rs 90,000 4-seater Hatchback.

The company has introduced the four-wheeler in only VXi variant, It is being sold at the starting price of Rs 5.95 lakh (ex-showroom).

Know everything about the Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 CNG version

The newly launched Alto’s CNG version features a similar engine as S Presso CNG and Celerio CN. It comes with the 1.0-litre K10C engine, paired it with the 5-speed manual gearboxFea transmission. Talking about the power, the company reported that it will churn out 65hp and 89Nm of torque in petrol. When switched on to CNG mode, it will generate 57hp and 82Nm, which is lessers as compared to the fuel mode.

The company claims that the vehicle will provide a mileage of 33.85km/kg on gas, which is 1.12km/kg higher than the S Presso CNG, but 1.75km/kg lower than the Celerio CNG. The firm also claimed that the vehicle has been designed in such a way that it will provide quality drive, comfort and safety to the customers.

Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 CNG version features, interior and exterior

The company did not change anything when it comes to interior and exterior. The carmakers retained the same design as its ongoing petrol version. However, the boot space has been compromised due to the gas cylinder.

Some of the features also have been carried forward in the CNG version such as a 2-Din SmartPlay audio system with, AUX, USB port and Bluetooth support. It also will have a speed-sensing auto door lock, seat belt reminder, gear shift indicator, and semi-digital infotainment clusters.

As far as the safety features are concerned, it has dual airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors and speed alert.

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