Top 5 Upcoming Cars Launching In 2022

Top 5 Upcoming Cars Launching In 2022

Even though industry experts have claimed that the semiconductor shortage and supply chain disruption will continue to be there for at least the first half of the year 2022, it has not deterred automakers from gearing up for new launches. Here we bring you our top ten picks in the range of Rs.10 Lakh to Rs.20 Lakh. A variety of car segments fall within the price bracket. Of course, SUVs are the most popular among these, but it also includes sedans and some MPVs. Already densely populated, this budgetary space will expand even more in 2022.

1. Mahindra eXUV300 

The EV version of the much-appreciated compact SUV XUV300 is expected to be available at a starting price of Rs 15 lakh. The eXUV300 is expected to feature some visually distinguishing enhancements over the ICE version, including a closed front grille, redesigned alloy wheels, and blue accents. It will be Mahindra’s first long-range EV offering and it is expected to have a total range of around 300-350 km.

As XUV300 it will also come with a sunroof, cruise control, a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, rain-sensing wipers, dual-zone climate control, and up to 7 airbags. Upon arrival, it will be a direct rival to the Tata Nexon EV.

2. New-gen Mahindra Scorpio

The SUV which is expected to be priced at starting price of Rs 10 lakh has been spied testing numerous times through 2021, and it is finally set to arrive this year. The spy shots have given hint about the interior layout, some features, and alloy wheels that could measure up to 18 inches in size.

It is like to come with a large touchscreen infotainment system with connected car tech, and a sunroof. It will possibly get multiple airbags and electronic stability control.

3. Facelifted Kia Seltos

This car is expected to arrive at a starting price of Rs 10.5 lakh. The Seltos might come with a redesigned front end with updated headlamps and a larger air dam, new alloy wheels, and revised taillights. The silhouette will likely remain unchanged. Some new features like a fully digital driver’s display and perhaps Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are also expected to be incubated.

4. Skoda Slavia

This sedan is expected to arrive at a starting price of Rs 10.49 lakh. The C-segment sedan, with its modern styling and feature-rich package, will directly rival the likes of Hyundai Verna, Honda City, and Maruti Suzuki Ciaz upon arrival.

The new Skoda will feature a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system with smartphone connectivity and connected-car tech, wireless phone charging, an 8-inch digital driver’s display, an electric sunroof, and ventilated front seats.

5. Tata Altroz EV

The EV version of Tata Altroz is expected to be available at a starting price of Rs 14 lakh. It will have an enclosed grille and front bumper, new alloy wheels, and generous use of blue accents. The Altro EV could get a rotary knob to toggle between driving modes, replacing the gear lever seen on the standard hatchback. Tata previously confirmed that the Altroz EV will be equipped with a speck of IP67-rated dust and a waterproof battery with fast charging. It will offer a claimed range of around 300km.

It is expected to come with the free-standing touchscreen infotainment system by Harman, a semi-digital instrument cluster, projector headlamps with LED DRLs, ambient lighting, and rain-sensing wipers.

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