Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Maruti Swift and Wagon R achieve India Design Mark 2012

The 2012 Maruti Swift and Maruti Wagon R hatchbacks have recently been rewarded with India Design Mark (I-Mark) awards which was organised by awarded by the India Design Council in association with Japan Institute of Design Promotion (JDP). Maruti Swift and Wagon were found beset designed, trustworthy, reliable, value for money and manufactured in a responsible manner so the council has rewarded these both cars.

Maruti SwiftCurrently the demand of Maruti Swift is much than other same segment hatchback cars in India. Ahead of getting award every Maruti Swift review has mentioned it very good designed premium hatchback and beating to Volkswagen Polo, Hyundai i10, Skoda Fabia, Ford Figo, Chevrolet Beat, Renault etc. same segment rivals in terms of performance, fuel efficiency, reliability and sales. The affordable Maruti Swift price is another impressive thing.

Maruti Wagon ROngoing Maruti Swift is the 2012 model which has innovative safety and convenient features. Its base variant offers Power Steering, Air Conditioner, Adjustable/Tilt Steering, Child Safety Locks etc. while the top-end variant of the hatchback comes packed with features of Alloy Wheels, Automatic Climate Control, Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS), Dual Front Airbags and many more. Due impressive body design Maruti Swift pictures are enough to attract the customer meanwhile, Maruti Swift features are claimed the class-leading.

In terms of power, performance and mileage, Maruti Swift is the real owner of India Design Mark 2012 award. Its petrol model is now powerful and fuel efficient that comes loaded with re-freshed advanced K series 1197cc, 1.2L petrol powerplant making enhanced power of 87 PS at 6000 rpm. On the other hand, diesel version of the beast carries Fiat made 1.3L DDiS diesel mill under hood that offers impressive average mileage of 19 kmpl in urban areas and 22.9 kmpl on long roads.

Friday, 25 May 2012

Maruti Swift petrol has no price discount yet!

Right now Maruti Suzuki India Limited is offering big discounts on petrol models of small hatchbacks but there is no discount on Maruti Swift petrol. After hiking petrol prices country wise many of car maker have offered the attractive discounts and schemes on their petrol fuel run cars. No one Maruti Swift review is reporting discount on this most popular hatchback. It seems after reviewing petrol prices and Maruti Swift price the company would join the discount race.

Maruti SwiftThe ongoing Maruti Swift is the next generation version and reporting huge sales response. The demand for Maruti Swift diesel is more than petrol model due to sky rocketing petrol prices and mileage. The mileage of the new Maruti Swift diesel is impressive while the Maruti Swift features for diesel model is similar to the petrol. Hence, customers are choosing the diesel model.

Maruti Swift Steering WheelThe next generation version of the Maruti Swift petrol comes packed with an 1197cc, 1.2L K-series petrol powerplant that belts out massive power of 87 PS at 6000 rpm and top torque of 114 Nm at 4000 rpm. The engine is mated to a 5 speed manual transmission and offers impressive average mileage of 14.5 kmpl in urban areas and 18.6 kmpl on highways. Maruti Swift features premium and Maruti Swift pictures look stunning.

Maruti Swift Rear Angle ViewThe 2012 version of the Maruti Swift is giving tough competition to Volkswagen Polo, Ford Figo, Skoda Fabia, Fiat Grande Punto, Tata Indica Vista and Honda in terms of performance and sales. Overall, due much popularity and huge demand the petrol model of the vehicle is not getting discount yet.

Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Honda Brio rival prepares in Renault stable

It is all known that with launch of stunning and sleek hatchback Honda Brio the country's prominent premium car maker HSCIL has entered into the Indian entry level small car segment. As per company's expectations the Brio is reporting tremendous sales response and very well admired by Honda Brio review. Honda Brio features borrowed from high-end hatchback Honda Jazz which give it premium tough but now it seems to be rivaled by Renault. Because Renault India is preparing a low cost small car for the Indian domestic that is expected to get launch by near future.

Honda BrioAlong with Honda Brio, the new Renault small car that would be offered as a younger sibling of high-end hatchback Renault Pulse would rival the Maruti Ritz, Maruti A-Star, Hyundai Eon, Chevrolet Beat and Nissan Micra. At present Honda Brio is included among the most beautiful small cars in India and Honda Brio pictures are enough to watch out its internal and external beauty. Honda Brio price for all the variants is between Rs. 3.99 lakh to Rs. 5.20 lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi).

Honda Brio Front SeatsNot only appearance and features of the Honda Brio are good but mileage and power are also decent. It is equipped with a 1.2L i-VTEC, 1197 cc petrol powerplant that makes tremendous power of 88 ps at 6000 rpm and sheer torque of 109 Nm at 4800 rpm. The Brio offers five speed manual transmission gearbox. Coming to fuel efficiency it offers average mileage of 14.4 kmpl in city and 18.4 kmpl on highway.

Honda Brio Rear Angle ViewNow Honda is testing the fuel efficient version of the Honda Brio that would offer impressive mileage. It is speculated to be launched by end of this year or before. It is increasing fuel economy of the small car only and features will become similar to current model. Its basis variant comes packed with Air conditioner with Heater, Power Steering, Engine Immobilizer and Central Locking. Meanwhile the top-end variant offers Fog Lights, Dual Tone Interiors, Alloy Wheels, ABS with EBD etc. features as standard. On the other hand, Renault small car is also speculated come out packed with something amazing features.

Friday, 18 May 2012

Chevrolet Beat based compact SUV coming soon!

General Motors, the world's second largest automobile manufacturer is mulling over to launch its popular premium hatchback, Chevrolet Beat based compact SUV very soon. The American auto giant has good market share in Indian auto market with a large series of popular Chevrolet cars and now ready to dive into the fastest emerging compact SUV segment with launch of Chevrolet Trax.

Chevrolet BeatDue to impressive body design and mindblowing mileage the Beat is already well admired by every Chevrolet Beat review and news portal and now, the compact SUV is speculated to do amazing. The company will bring the Chevrolet Trax compact SUV against the Ford Ecosport, Renault Duster, Maruti XA Alpha, Nissan Evalia etc. already hit compact SUVs. Meanwhile, with launch of Chevrolet Enjoy GM India will also foray onto the Maruti Ertiga, Premier Rio and Mahindra Mini Xylo.

Chevrolet Beat Steering WheelComing to the Chevrolet Beat, it has done very well because Chevrolet Beat features and performance is class-leading. It offers a large choice of fuel options like petrol, LPG and diesel. Where anybody makes a look on Chevrolet Beat pictures all the models look similar to each so there is no change in features and body design only the beast has different engine.

Chevrolet Beat Rear Angle ViewLinkThe new launching Chevrolet Trax would become a 5 seater compact SUV that is speculated some costlier than the Beat. Right now, Chevrolet Beat price for all the variants is between Rs. 3.72 lakh to Rs. 5.69 lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi). Meanwhile the Trax compact SUV would be offered between Rs. 5 lakh to Rs. 7 lakh (Ex-showroom).

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Fiat Grande Punto limited edition launches on 18th May

Fiat Grande Punto limited edition for 90HP Sports version will be launched on 18th May. With it the Italian car maker will also be launching the second Fiat Caffe, in Pune. It seems that Fiat India has no plans to launch any new Fiat car in India in 2012. It has already launched the next generation version of Fiat Grande Punto and Fiat Linea in January this year which were very well admired by Fiat Grande Punto review.

Fiat Grande Punto
Yet, the Fiat Grande Punto pictures for new launching limited edition have not been disclosed but it is speculated amazing. Fiat Grande Punto features for this limited edition to become class-leading in addition to give stiff competition Volkswagen Polo, Ford Figo, Skoda Fabia, Maruti Swift, Renault Pulse etc. rivals. Meanwhile, Fiat Grande Punto price for the limited edition of 90HP Sports version is speculated higher than ongoing model.

Fiat Grande Punto Headlight
Along with enhanced power the limited edition of the premium hatchback would come equipped with black finished roof, racing stripes, stylish dashboard, rear spoiler, new alloy wheels, red-coloured rear view mirrors and so on features as standard. Fiat Grande Punto 90 HP comes packed with a 1.3-litre Multijet diesel engine with variable geometry turbocharger that churns out massive power of 93 PS along with 209 Nm of peak torque.

Fiat Grande Punto Boot Open
It seems in 2013 Fiat India would against revise the Fiat Linea sedan. Beside this, many new Fiat car models will also be launched in addition to grab the Indian auto market. After getting separation from Tata Motors, the Italian car maker is increasing the number of Fiat Cafe across the country.

Monday, 14 May 2012

Tata Nano launches the India’s first Social Road Trip Nano Drive with MTV

Tata Motors, the country's largest automobile maker is going to celebrate the 1 Million Facebook Fans of the Tata Nano. And in addition to celebrate this joy the company is going to organize “Nano Drive with MTV” special event that would offer 2000 kilometers journey in 20 days. In Tata Nano reviews it reported that contest will include four teams and each team includes four members. All these four teams will drive Tata Nano on a 2000 km journey in 20 days.

Tata NanoCommenting on the "Nano Drive with MTV" event Nano Product Group head, Ms. Delna Avari told that Tata Nano is a personal mobility option for everyone. And specially it has been the popular choice of youths and about 42% of Nano owners are in the 18 to 34 age group. The ‘Nano Drive with MTV’ registrations have commenced on mtvindia's official website.

Tata Nano Steering WheelTata Nano features for ongoing 2012 model have been increased at big level which attracts every small car buyer. It includes new interiors, new colours, power enhanced petrol engine along with impressive mileage of 25.4 kmpl. The new Tata Nano pictures fully indicate its increased features and specs. Meanwhile, Tata Nano price has also been increased for the 2012 model.

Tata Nano Front SeatsThe 2012 version of the Tata Nano comes packed with 624cc petrol powerplant that belts out impressive power of 38PS and peak torque of 51Nm. Its kerb weight has been decreased which stands at 600kg. Along with acceleration the new Tata Nano top speed has also been enhanced which is now 105 kmph. And all these features and specs of the new version of the small car prove it a perfect combination of power and performance.

Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Maruti Swift Dzire diesel price enhanced by 3.28 percent

The all new Maruti Swift Dzire price for diesel model has been increased again. In a period of 4 months of the new Maruti Dzire Swift launch in India it has seen two time price increase. After union budget the new Maruti Swift Dzire price for both petrol and diesel models was increased around 2 per cent at 10000. And now, its diesel model is costlier by 3.28 per cent.

Here is list of new Maruti Swift Dzire price since launch to till now:-


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At the introductory price range Maruti Swift Dzire got buzz sales response and very well admired by every new Maruti Swift Dzire review. There changes have been made in Maruti Swift Dzire features but price is showing hike. In the first month of launch the compact version of the Swift Dzire played out the competitors likes of Toyota Etios, Volkswagen Vento, Chevrolet Aveo and Mahindra Verito in terms of sales.

Maruti Swift DzireOn the other hand, old variant of the Maruti Swift Dzire has been offered to the fleet operators with new name of Maruti Swift Dzire Tour. After comparing the new Maruti Swift Dzire pictures for the tour model it looks wiser and gentle. With it, power, performance and features have also been enhanced for the new CS version.

Monday, 7 May 2012

Toyota Etios series targets Indian rural areas

After getting good success from Indian city areas Toyota has targeted to push its popular Toyota Etios series cars such as Toyota Etios sedan and Toyota Etios hatchback in smaller towns and rural areas. Toyota Etios series cars are specially made for Indian auto market and available in both petrol and diesel models. But now, the company has started exporting of this popular series to overseas countries.

Toyota EtiosToyota seeks to achieve more sales response for Toyota Etios series cars from Indian customers, so it has planned to push the Toyota Etios sedan and Toyota Etios Liva hatchback in Indian rural markets. Toyota Etios price for both sedan and hatchback may also come down to beat the some rivals. In Indian rural markets the Etios sedan will target the Tata Indigo CS, Chevrolet Aveo and Maruti Swift Dzire, while, the Etios hatchback will compete the Maruti Alto, Hyundai Santro Xing, Maruti Wagon R etc. hatchbacks.

Toyota Etios Central ControlIn addition to spread wings in Indian smaller towns and rural areas the Toyota plans to open 25 dealerships this year, while 50 new dealerships will also be opened in 2013. The company hopes that Toyota Etios features and specs for both sedan and hatchback versions are capable to attract rural living customers. Meanwhile, both cars are specious and Toyota Etios pictures are enough to attract them.

Toyota Etios Rear SeatsIt is expected the availability of both versions such as petrol and diesel will attract the buyers. With it a large variant choice is also available in sedan and hatchback from features wise. Toyota Etios mileage for sedan and hatchback is also impressive. Thus, the Etios series cars would remark good sales response.

Friday, 4 May 2012

Compare Maruti Cervo and Tata Nano

Maruti Suzuki India Limited has announced that it will bring a new entry level small car under Maruti Alto price range which is speculated a tough competitor of Tata Nano. Yet, the company has not announced the name of this new Maruti small car but it would be Maruti Cervo which has already been displayed at New Delhi Auto Expo 2010. It is very well designed small car which may eat the market share of Tata Nano. To offer more details here is a comparison of Maruti Cervo and Tata Nano.

Maruti CervoPrice and variants:

Maruti's new small car will be offered as a cheaper car to the Indian buyers, thus Maruti Cervo price is speculated fall in the range of Rs. 2 lakh to Rs. 2.50 lakh at ex-showroom. And, Maruti Cervo review reported that it would be offered three variants from features wise. On the other hand, Tata Nano offers its all variants between Rs. 1.40 lakh to Rs. 1.98 lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi).

Maruti Cervo Front SeatsFeatures and specifications:

Maruti Cervo features impressive body design, attractive exterior and interior. It is likely to be powered with airbags, tinted glass, ABS, child safety locks and so forth features as standard. Meanwhile, Tata Nano has Dual-Tone Viny Seats, Clear Lens Headlamp, Style-In-Steel Wheel Covers etc. features as standard for each variant.

Tata NanoEngine power and mileage:

Maruti Cervo will have a 0.7L, 660cc petrol under the hood that will be delivering max power of 60bhp. To offer max the engine will come equipped with VVT (Variable Valve Timing) Technology. The engine comes mated with a 5 speed manual transmission gearbox. The speculated Maruti Cervo mileage is 22 kmpl in city and 26 kmpl on highway. On the other hand, Tata Nano carries Bosch’s MPFI 624 cc, 2-cylinder petrol engine which makes highest power of 38 PS at 5500 rpm. The engine is engaged with a 4 speed manual transmission system. Its fuel economy is 20 kmpl city and 25 kmpl on highway.

Tata Nano Front SeatsVerdict:

It is expected that after getting all these high safety features Maruti Cervo will not cheaper and may go for B segment. It impressive body design along with eye-catchy interior and exterior are attractive. Meanwhile, Tata Nano is fuel efficient and available very affordable price range.

Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Maruti Swift Dzire sales up by 31.5 percent in April

Again, Maruti Suzuki India Limited's super compact sedan Maruti Swift Dzire has done very well. Maruti Swift Dzire reported an increase of 31.5 percent in sales at 15,510 units in April 2012 as compared to 11,797 units sold in the same month of last year. Meanwhile, Maruti Suzuki's total sales up by 3.4 percent at sales of 100,415 units in April this year against total sales of 97,155 Maruti cars in April 2011.

Maruti Swift DzireWith this tremendous sales figure, Maruti Swift Dzire has been the largest selling compact sedan in India last month. It has drive past the competitors like of Toyota Etios, Chevrolet Aveo, Volkswagen Vento, Nissan Sunny, and so on in terms of sales in the month of April this year. Due to buzz demand the new Maruti Swift Dzire manages the waiting period of around 4 to 5 months but this problem will be solved very soon, because MSIL is increasing the production capacity of diesel engines. Right now the demand for diesel versions of all the available Maruti cars is more than petrol versions, thus MSIL will soon start producing 1.5L engines, and after it will produce 1 lakh diesel engine per annum.

Maruti Swift Dzire Rear Angle ViewThe newly launched next generation version of the Swift Dzire is well accepted by customers. Maruti Swift Dzire features have been increase for this compact version, while Maruti Swift Dzire price is too competitive in the segment which is very well admired by every Maruti Swift Dzire review. Due to impressive body design and features Maruti Swift Dzire pictures attract every compact sedan finder. It also offers Automatic Transmission system version in petrol model, whereas, Maruti Swift Dzire price is between Rs. 4.88 lakh to Rs. 7.22 lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi).