Diwali is almost here and the festival fervour can be seen all across the country. The festival of lights is considered by millions as one of the most auspicious occasions in the Indian calendar to purchase new cars, bikes, and other luxury products. If you are planning to get a new car this Diwali, carmakers and dealers are offering irresistible deals, discounts, offers, and freebies that you may take advantage of. Read on to know the 5 best cars you may consider this Diwali to bring one home and create new memories with.
Ex-showroom price Mumbai – Rs.5.25 lakh to Rs.9.43 lakh
The latest addition to the Nexa line-up, Maruti Suzuki Ignis is currently the talk of the town. The car targets the young generation and thus comes with quirky and practical looks that appeal the style conscious audiences. The Ignis comes loaded with the time tested Maruti Suzuki engines of 1.3-litre diesel and 1.2-litre petrol along with an AMT option and the standard 5-speed gearbox (manual). The interior is designed to please the sensibilities of sophisticated buyers as well. The latest car model boasts an impressive mileage of 26.8 kmpl for the diesel variant and 20.89 kmpl for the petrol variant/AMT model.
Ex-showroom price Mumbai – Rs.5.87 lakh to Rs.9.46 lakh
Priced competitively against arch rivals Ford EcoSport and Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon SUV is built with an impact design philosophy and comes packed with premium features, classy design, and appealing style. The all new Tata Nexon is up for sale in four variants - XE, XM, XT, and XZ+. While the petrol version of the car produces a mileage of 17 kmpl, the diesel variant claims a per litre mileage of 21.5kms.
The higher versions of Tata Nexon come with premium features such as projector headlamps, sound system with 8 speakers, climate control function along with rear AC vents, multi-drive modes (City, Eco, and Sport), and a 6.5-inch touchscreen HD infotainment system integrated with Android Auto. From a safety perspective, Nexon comes with dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, CSC (corner stability control), and child seat mounts.
Ex-showroom price Mumbai – Rs.6.09 lakh to Rs.9.91 lakh
Launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2015, Baleno is positioned as one of Maruti Suzuki’s most premium hatchbacks in India. Sold exclusively through the carmaker’s Nexa dealerships, the highly successful brand promises a great experience right from purchase to after-sale service. The spacious hatchback that competes with the likes of Honda Jazz, Volkswagen Polo, Fiat Punto Evo, and Hyundai Elite i20, comes with two engine and transmission options and in 6 colour variants. Four of the best and cost-effective Baleno variants are Alpha, Zeta, Delta and Sigma.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno comes packed with upbeat features such as a touchscreen infotainment system and projector headlamps along with standard safety features like dual airbags anti-lock brakes, ABS with EBD, force limiters, and seatbelt pre-tensioners. The Baleno RS (Road Sport) available in the Alpha trim sits at the top of the Baleno range.
Ex-showroom price Mumbai – Rs.6,15,916 to Rs.10,74,081
Despite being a three year old brand now, the Hyundai i20 remains one of the most premium and stylish car choices in India. The i20 gets an infotainment system (touchscreen) integrated with Android Auto, MirrorLink, and Apple CarPlay. It also comes with a dual colour exterior scheme and orange coloured interiors. The car gets three powertrains which are 1.2-litre (petrol), 1.4-litre (diesel) and a 1.4-litre (petrol) with an automatic 4-speed gearbox. The feature rich car which comes in 6 variants packs ample of space and a style statement that car enthusiasts might want to associate with.
Ex-showroom price Mumbai – Rs.8,56,695 to Rs.8,71,703
Within 6 months of its launch, Vitara Brezza became one of the best-selling SUVs in India. The compact SUV gets all the basics right and appeals buyers with its bold looks, roomy cabin, and impressive ground clearance.
The alloy wheels of 16-inch, ‘floating roof’, and dual colour scheme are making people strive to purchase it. Loaded with a diesel motor that combines performance and efficiency together, Vitara Brezza promises a mileage of 20.8kmpl and comes as an obvious choice to many car buy