Top 10 Upcoming Cars Priced Between Rs 10 Lakh To Rs 20 Lakh Launching In 2022: Full List, Price, USPs
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.
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.
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.
VW C-sedan (Virtus)
This Volkswagen sedan is also expected to arrive at a starting price of Rs 10 lakh. The new VW sedan will likely be called ‘Virtus’.The Virtus will go neck and neck against the Slavia as far as price, features, and other equipments are concerned. The sedan could have features inspired by Taigun SUV, including a 10.25-inch VW Play infotainment system, a digital instrument cluster, a sunroof, and more.
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 Altroz 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 an IP67-rated dust and 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.
Facelifted Hyundai Creta
The new Creta is expected to arrive with starting price of Rs. 10 lakh. The new version sports a new front fascia with a Tucson-like grille and changes to the rear profile as well. The biggest addition inside the cabin will be a fully digital instrument cluster – likely in the top-spec only.
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.
The brand-new three-row offering from Kia is expected to be available at starting price of Rs.15 Lakh. The Carens is based on the same platform as the Hyundai Alcazar and will be available with both 6- and 7-seater layouts.
It will come with a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, an air purifier, 64-colour ambient lighting, ventilated front seats, an electric sunroof, a digital driver’s display, and one-touch electric tumble for the second-row seats (7-seater version only).
Maruti Suzuki XL6 facelift
The facelifted XL6 is expected to arrive at a starting price of Rs 10 lakh. It might come with a tweaked front grille and new alloy wheels. The updated car is also expected to get some new features inside the cabin. No changes are expected to the existing 1.5-litre four-cylinder NA petrol (105PS/138Nm) paired with a 5-speed MT and an optional 4-speed AT.
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.
The premium car is expected to have a starting price of Rs 20 lakh. The Hilux will likely be offered with two diesel engines from Toyota’s Indian portfolio – the 150PS 2.4-liter diesel motor and the 204PS 2.8-liter diesel unit. Transmission options will likely include a 6-speed manual and automatic options.
The pickup is expected to feature an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, automatic climate control, cruise control, and a powered driver’s seat. It will also come with multiple airbags, hill start/descent assist, stability control, and a rear parking camera.