Friday, 29 June 2012

New Honda City comes in Malaysians as CKD unit

The next generation version of the unbeatable petrol sedan in mid-size segment, Honda City has also been offered to the Malaysian customers last week. The all new Honda City is available in that market as CKD (Completely Knocked-Down) unit. As per Honda City reviews this amazing and powerful sedan will beat the big on in terms of power and performance in that market just like India.

Honda CityFew months ago the Indian mid-size market was dominated by Honda City but due to lack of diesel model it was driven past the by Nissan Sunny and Hyundai Verna Car. Meanwhile, Malaysia is the petrol dominated market and the beast is speculated to make its wide reign. Honda City features for Malaysian model have been increased at good level. The country gets the new City in two variants such as Grade S and Grade E.

Honda City DashboardHonda City Grade S is the basic model which is available at RM 85,980 which is near to Rs. 15.37 lakhs while the Honda City price for top-end Grade E variant is RM 90,980 which is similar to Rs. 16.26 lakhs. The new Honda City features which have been offered as standard for the top-end Grade E variant are Redesigned chrome grille, Revised tail lights, Modified front and rear bumpers, new fabric seat design and new ‘ECO’ indicator.

Honda City AirbagHonda City images for the Malaysia launched model look very similar to the Indian version and there are no more difference appear. It also is packed with same 1.5-litre i-VTEC engine which belts out maximum power of 120 HP at 6,600 rpm and top torque of 145 Nm at 4,800 rpm. The engine is mated to a manual gearbox while a five-speed automatic gearbox is available as optional for both variants. Honda City mileage has been made awesome for this model.

Honda City Rear Angle ViewIt comes in in 4 colors i.e. Polished Metal Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl, Sparkling Brown Metallic joining Alabaster Silver Metallic and Taffeta White. The company is offering a five-year unlimited mileage warranty along with six times of free labor service up till 100,000 km for the new Honda City which really interesting.

Meanwhile, Indian customers will the new car launch very soon because Renault is going to make foray onto the Indian compact SUV car market on 4th July this year with launch of Renault Duster against the Ford Ecosport, Mahindra Scorpio and Tata Safari Storme. The company already opened the bookings for the vehicle while features and specifications of the compact SUV are now official. You may know all about the SUV via one click on the given above.

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Renault Duster standard and optional features

Renault Duster launch update:

30 June 2012: It has recently confirmed that Renault Duster India will be making its officially presence into the domestic market on 4th July 2012. Renault India accepting bookings for the compact SUV since last week and price will be announced on 4th July for all the variants of the petrol and diesel models.

Renault Duster is launching in Indian auto market on 4th July this year, and ahead of launch bookings for beast are open. Till now the compact SUV has reported the booking of over 1000 units. Renault Duster price will also be announced next week on the launching occasion. As per written Renault Duster reviews, it will be offered in three variants from features wise. The company will offer some premium features as standard while some of features will be available as optional.

Renault DusterThe available Renault Duster variant in petrol model are RXE and RXL which come loaded with a 1.6L, Multi Point Fuel Injection engine which has displacement of 1598cc. On the other hand, 1.5L dCi diesel engine packed model of the vehicle will be available in two trims such as 85PS and 110 PS. It is available in RXE, RXL and RXZ variants. Renault Duster mileage for all model has also been displayed along with Renault Duster photos.

Renault Duster Tail LightRenault Duster features as exterior standard for all variants exterior are Double barrel headlights and Two tone Coloured Bumpers, while the standard safety features are Central Locking, Engine Emmobilizer, Door Open Warning Lamp, Engine Protective Guard etc. On the other hand, Air Conditioner, Power Windows, Keyless Entry, Tilt Steering, Headlight Alarm and Foldable Backsheet are the standard comfort and convenience features.

Renault Duster standard exterior features

Double barrel headlights

Two tone Coloured Bumpers

Renault Duster standard safety features

Central Locking

Engine Emmobilizer

Door Open Warning Lamp

Engine Protective Guard

Renault Duster standard comfort and convenience features

Air Conditioner

Power Windows

Keyless Entry

Tilt Steering

Headlight Alarm

Foldable Backsheet

Renault Duster Optional features

ABS+EBD+Brake Assist

Dual Front Airbags

Alloy Wheels

Reverse Parking Sensors

Impact/Speed Sensing door Lock/Unlock

Driver Seat Belt Reminder

The available optional features for the all the variants of the Duster are ABS+EBD+Brake Assist, Dual Front Airbags, Alloy Wheels, Reverse Parking Sensors, Impact/Speed Sensing door Lock/Unlock and Driver Seat Belt Reminder. Packed with all these most advanced features, fuel efficient and powerful engines Renault Duster has been announced a challenger of Mahindra Scorpio, Ford Ecosport India and Force One SUV.

Monday, 25 June 2012

Ford Ecosport to launch in January 2013

After clicking out Ford Ecosport pictures many of times for the production model a lot of sources are saying that Ford will launch the Ford Ecosport India during festive season of Diwali. But as per most reliable sources it has recently been confirmed that the much awaited compact SUV will hit the Indian market stores in January next year. The company will launch both petrol and diesel models of the SUV.

Ford EcosportFord Ecosport features for both petrol and diesel models will become similar to each other but Ford will first launch the petrol model of the beast. Ford Ecosport petrol model will first make its presence in the market packed with the award winning 1.0L, EcoBoost powerplant. Ahead of launch, Ford has displayed the Ford Ecosport pictures on its official website in addition to promote it more and more.

Ford Ecosport DashboardAs per Ford Ecosport reviews, diesel version of the compact will power the 1.5L TDCi Turbo Diesel engine from Ford Fiesta sedan which makes max power of 80PS at 3750rpm and top torque of 160Nm at 2000-2750rpm. Meanwhile the 1.0L EcoBoost petrol engine makes top power of 120PS at 6000rpm peak torque of 170Nm at 1300-4500rpm. Ford Ecosport mileage for both petrol and diesel models is very impressive.

Ford Ecosport Rear Angle ViewIn Indian auto market Ford Ecosport compact SUV will take place against the Renault Duster India, Tata Safari Storme and next generation version of the Mahindra Scorpio. Ford Ecosport price would fall at range of Rs. 7 lakh to RS. 9 lakh. Before it, Ford might launch the next generation version of the Ford Figo hatchback which has also been spotted many of times during test on roads.

Meanwhile, Ford Ecosports’ major competitor Renault Duster will make its entry into the Indian auto market this month at very competitive price range. On 4th July this year it will officially be launched while bookings are already open. You may known all the features and specification of the compact SUV through click on the give above.

Thursday, 21 June 2012

Mahindra Scorpio to power Euro V engine

Good news for the Mahindra Scorpio lovers that very soon it will be powering the Euro V compliant powerplant! Recently, a left hand drive Mahindra Scorpio is spied with tag of project Euro V. It seems that Mahindra & Mahindra is testing the Euro or Bharat Stage V norms compliant engine under the current Scorpio’s body. First of all the next generation Euro V engine packed Scorpio is expected to be offered to the overseas countries.

Mahindra ScorpioMeanwhile, Mahindra Scorpio reviews reported that the Indian version of the prominent SUV would also get this next generation engine by near future. Currently, Mahindra Scorpio India has Bharat Stage IV (Euro IV) norms in 13 major cities of the country whereas the rest of the country follows BS III (Euro III). It seems that BSIII engine would soon be replaced with BSIV for rest part of the county and BSIV will be replaced with BS V in 13 big cities of India.

Mahindra Scorpio Front SeatsThe spotted Mahindra Scorpio Image are not indicating changed in features and specs because the company is testing the Euro V engine in the current Scorpio’s body. Mahindra Scorpio features for the BS V or Euro V version are speculated decent and it would become the compact version in addition to compete with Renault Duster and Ford Ecosport. Mahindra Scorpio price for this new version may also come down.

Mahindra Scorpio Rear SeatsIt seems that Mahindra Scorpio mileage for the Euro V engine packed model would become decent. The current model of the beast offers fuel economy of 10.2 kmpl in city and 14.4 kmpl on highway. It is available in two engine trims such as 2.2L mHawk and 2.5L CRDE (Getaway). Last week, the Scorpio has completed the decade in Indian auto market and in addition to celebrate this funny movement the company may put its compact version.

On the other hand, Scorpio’s competitor Renault Duster is coming packed with both 1.6L petrol and 1.5L diesel engine which are BS-IV compliant. Bookings for the compact SUV are now open and will be launched on 4th July 2012. Renault India has disclosed the features and specs of the SUV and you may know all them via making a click on the given link above.

Tuesday, 19 June 2012

Honda Brio diesel spotted again!

It is speculated that Honda Siel Cars India Limited will definitely launch the diesel version of the Honda Brio India in early 2013. The company may also throw the Honda Brio diesel on this mass festive season of Diwali. Again the Honda Brio diesel has been spied that seems very similar to the current petrol model. There are no changes have been made in Honda Brio features only heart of the hatchback is different.

Honda BrioRight now, the Honda Brio is challenging the Hyundai i10 and Maruti A-Star in terms of features, performance and mileage but after including this diesel model it is expected to play out the Chevrolet Beat Car, Tata Indica Vista, Ford Figo, Maruti Ritz, Renault Pulse etc. same segment rivals. The spied Honda Brio photos are now available on the Internet.

Honda Brio Front SeatsAlthough, Honda Brio price for diesel model will become high than current model but not more. Right now all the variants of the Honda Brio petrol come between Rs. 3.99 lakh to Rs. 5.20 lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi). Meanwhile the diesel version is expected to be offered at the range of Rs. 4.50 lakh to Rs. 6 lakh Ex-showroom Delhi.

Honda Brio Cross Side ViewThe Honda Brio petrol comes packed with a Honda’s iconic 1.2l, 1.2L, i-VTEC petrol engine while the Brio diesel will use a downsized version of the 1.6 Liter, 4 cylinder i-DTEC EarthDreams powerplant that Honda displayed at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. It makes a peak power of 120 Bhp together with top torque 300 Nm. This class leading turbo diesel engine will be powered into the Honda Civic. Meanwhile, the Brio is expected to carry a 1.2 liters diesel engine.

Meanwhile, the features and specifications of the much awaited Renault Duster compact SUV are now officially disclosed. Renault Duster’s country wide bookings are also open and will be launched on 4th July 2012. Know all about the Duster India through making a click on the given above.

Monday, 18 June 2012

Mahindra Verito could offer discount before CS version launch

Mahindra & Mahindra is ready to foray into the Indian sedan car market again with launch of compact version of the Mahindra Verito. The company has developed the under 4 meter version of this popular mid-size sedan that is expected to get on this mass festive season of Diwali. And in addition to sell out the whole stock of current Mahindra Verito India the company may offer attractive price discount on the beast. The company may decline the Mahindra Verito price up to Rs. 50K or more.

Mahindra VeritoRight now, Mahindra Verito is available in two petrol and one diesel engine trims such as 1.4L petrol, 1.6L petrol and 1.5L diesel respectively. On the other hand, new or compact version of the sedan will offer one petrol and one diesel engine trim. Its petrol is expected carry the 1.4L petrol while the diesel model is coming packed with 1.5 litre K9K Renault diesel mill. The spied Mahindra Verito images for CS model are now available on Internet.

Mahindra Verito Steering WheelThe new version of the Mahindra Verito would be offered at very competitive price range in order to give stiff competition of same segment rivals- Maruti Swift Dzire, Toyota Etios and Tata Indigo CS. The ongoing Verito is being offered between Rs. 4.95 lakh to Rs. 7.13 lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi), while the new or CS version of the sedan would between Rs. 4.20 lakh to Rs. 6.50 lakh. Mahindra Verito features for the CS version are speculated more than current model.

Mahindra Verito Front SeatsBeside this, Mahindra will also launch the compact MPV, Mahindra Mini Xylo Car on this festive season of Diwali. Meanwhile the new Mahindra Scorpio and Mahindra Verito hatchback would be launched by start of next year. The company is recently launched its most popular premium SUV Mahindra XUV 500 in Australian market.

Friday, 15 June 2012

Maruti SX4 ZDI Leather price and features

At this time who wishes to buy a reliable, luxury features packed, fuel efficient mid-size sedan may go for the Maruti SX4 because the company is offering tremendous direct price discount. Right now, Maruti SX4 India has direct discount of Rs. 70000 for all models- petrol, diesel and CNG. Maruti SX4 mileage for diesel model is already tremendous and now the attractive discount of Rs 70K has made it cheaper in the segment and this is the best time to pick it.

Maruti SX4Maruti SX4 features for diesel model are similar to the petrol as well as specifications. Before decline, Maruti SX4 price was between Rs. 7.11 lakh to Rs. 9.40 lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi) but now you may avail the direct discount of Rs 70K. Maruti SX4 diesel offers three variants from features wise which are VDI (base), ZDI (Mid) and ZDI Leather (High-end). The High-end variant ZDI leather comes packed with extra feature of Leather Upholstery which makes it premium.

Maruti SX4 Steering WheelIt is loaded with a 1.3L DDiS, 16 V DOHC diesel powerplant also is doing duty in Maruti Swift and Swift Dzire. The engine is known for its tremendous power and fuel efficiency. It makes massive power of 90 PS at 4000 rpm and top torque of 200 Nm at 1750 rpm. The five speed transmission system packed diesel version of the SX4 offers impressive mileage of over 14 kmpl in city and 18 kmpl on highway.

Maruti SX4 Passenger SeatBeside leather upholstery the SX4 ZDI leather version offers Adjustable/Tilt Steering, Air Conditioner, Front and Rear Power Windows, iCATS Security System, Dual Front Airbags, Alloy Wheels, Automatic Climate Control, ABS with EBD etc. premium features as standard. After getting this huge discount, Maruti SX4 is speculated to play out the Honda City Car, Nissan Sunny Car and Hyundai Verna.

Wednesday, 13 June 2012

Hyundai Verna diesel might get expensive!

The Indian government plans to impose additional taxes on the diesel cars in India in addition to fill up the gap of demand between petrol and diesel cars. Recently, petrol prices have seen the sharpest hike and customers are going for diesel cars. It is speculated that the government to impose the additional taxes of Rs 1.70 lakh on small diesel cars and Rs 2.55 lakh on diesel sedans and diesel SUVs.

Hyundai VernaHyundai Verna is the best-selling mid-size sedan and demand for its diesel version is more than petrol version. Hyundai Verna features for both petrol and diesel are tremendous. Its diesel model also offers automatic transmission system version. But after getting extra tax of Rs. 2.22 lakh, Hyundai Verna price will be going to touch Rs. 13 lakh for the top-end variant while the basic variant of the Verna diesel may go for Rs. 10 lakh.

Hyundai Verna Steering WheelRight now, on the price and features base Hyundai Verna India is the major challenger of Ford Fiesta Car, Honda City, Maruti SX4, Skoda Rapid Car, Fiat Linea and Volkswagen Vento. Hyundai Verna mileage is too very impressive in the segment for diesel model so that customers are choosing as their right choice.

Hyundai Verna Cross Side ViewOn the other hand, if the government imposes additional taxes of Rs 1.70 lakh on small diesel cars and Rs 2.55 lakh on medium and large diesel sedans and SUVs than other diesel car makers will also be hiking the prices for their diesel cars. And the price hike may affect the demand of diesel cars in India.

Monday, 11 June 2012

New Hyundai i10 Fluidic diesel in the making!

Every Hyundai i10 review and many of auto news portals have already reported that Hyundai is working on the next generation version the Hyundai i10. The next generation version of the Hyundai i10 features a diesel engine too but the notable point it is that it will based on the Hyundai's popular Fluidic design platform. The company has also launched the Fluidic design based new Hyundai i20 and now working on the new i10.

Hyundai i10Both petrol and diesel versions of the new Hyundai i10 India will be based on the Fluidic design platform which would ensure to increase the number of customers. After getting diesel version the Hyundai i10 mileage is speculated class-leading. Meanwhile, the fuel economy of the petrol model would also be enhanced at good level. With it, Hyundai i10 price would also see changes for the 2013 model.

Hyundai i10 Front SeatsThe new Hyundai i10 diesel will house the newly developed 1.1 litre CRDI diesel engine which is known for excellent mileage and performance. The company has used this powertrain in European version of the i20. It the i10 gets this 1.1L CRDI diesel engine than it would be driving past the Maruti Swift Car, Maruti Ritz, Chevrolet Beat, Ford Figo, Skoda Fabia, Nissan Micra etc. popular hatchbacks.

Hyundai i10 Rear Angle ViewOn the other hand, petrol version of the 2013 Hyundai i10 will come packed with the 1.2 litre 16 V DOHC Kappa 2 engine with VTVT (Variable Timing Valve Train) that is known for good mileage and performance. Right now, the Hyundai i10 images for the new or diesel model have not been rendered but it would make the official entry into the market by the start of next year.

Friday, 8 June 2012

Mahindra Xylo mileage and performance

Mahindra Xylo is the one of the best selling MPVs in India and since launch to till now it is reporting huge sales response due to impressive mileage, premium features and tremendous performance. On the other hand, Mahindra Xylo price is too cheaper than other rivals such as Toyota Innova and Chevrolet Tavera. Along with MPVs the Xylo eats the market shares some of SUVs too.

Mahindra XyloBy also plenty of customers, auto portals and every Mahindra Xylo review it is accepted as the value for money MPV. It is all known always Mahindra brings decent and just like Mahindra Scorpio and Bolero it has also done excellent. Now it will soon come in mini MPV segment with new name of Mahindra Mini Xylo. And the unveiled Mahindra Xylo photos of the mini version appear impressive because it uses the Mahindra Xylo features.

Mahindra Xylo Steering WheelRight now, Mahindra Xylo is being offered in three engines such as 2.5 L mEagle CRDe, 2.5 L mDI CRDe and 2.2L mHawk CRDe. Mahindra has offered the new 2.2L mHawk CRDe engine in Mahindra Xylo E9 which is newly included variant and known for impressive fuel economy and tremendous power. The 2.5 L mEagle CRDe engine belts out max power of 95 BHP at 3600 rpm, the 2.5 L mDI CRDe engine generates massive power of 112 BHP at 3800 rpm and the 2.2L mHawk CRDe engine offers huge power of 120 BHP at 4000 rpm.

Mahindra Xylo Rear ViewMahindra Xylo mileage for all the variants is between 11.50 Kmpl to 14.95 kmpl in mass and open areas respectively. The base variant offers Extra Stability Technology, Air Conditioner, Engine Immobilizer, Power & Tilt Steering etc. features as standard while the mid and top variants carry Cruise Control, Multi-function Steering Wheel, Digital Drive Assist System, Brake Assist, ABS with EBD etc. features as standard.

Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Toyota Etios Liva to challenge the Brio in Indonesia!

India available Toyota Etios Liva has been a global hatchback model after getting launch in South African market. In that market this popular hatchback is giving tough competition to Ford Figo and Volkswagen Polo. Now the Indo-Japanese Auto venture, Toyota Kirloskar is considering the Etios series cars launch in Indonesian market in addition to increase the sales mark.

Toyota Etios LivaToyota Etios Liva review reports that in Indonesian auto market it will hit the Honda Brio which is right now most popular and best selling entry level hatchback. The company would launch the Etios series cars in that market by end of this year. Currently, it is doing something well in India with launch of innovative vehicle and recently launched the limited edition for petrol model of the premium sedan Toyota Corolla Altis which is called the Toyota Corolla Altis Aero.

Toyota Etios Liva Front SeatsOn the other hand, Toyota Etios Liva is being offered to the Indian customers in both petrol and diesel but overseas market will get it with only petrol engine. The Toyota Etios Liva features for the abroad versions have also been changed which fully appear into the Toyota Etios Liva pictures. Toyota Etios Liva price in Indonesia will also different to the Indian version.

Toyota Etios Liva Rear Angle ViewIndia available Toyota Etios Liva petrol comes packed with a 1.2 liter DOHC 8 Valve petrol engine capable of producing up to 80 hp maximum power while the diesel version has a 1.4L diesel powerplant that produces 68 PS of maximum power along with peak torque of 170 Nm. As per ARAI Etios diesel's mileage is claimed 23.5 kmpl on highway and 18.5 kmpl in city.

Monday, 4 June 2012

Mahindra Verito CS launch in December!

Mahindra & Mahindra has prepared the compact version of its one such sedan, Mahindra Verito which has been spied many of times during test run. Now, latest updates and Mahindra Verito review written on the compact version report that it will officially be launched in December this year. Thus, the Verito CS will make its entry into the market at same of time of Chevrolet Sail sedan launch.

Mahindra VeritoThe spied Mahindra Verito pictures for the compact version are now out and the beast seems a tough competitor of Maruti Swift Dzire CS, Toyota Etios and Tata Indigo CS in terms of features and performance. Whereas, Mahindra Verito price would see a cut in addition to give challenge to the same segment rivals. There many of changes will also be available to seen under the hood of the sedan.

Mahindra Verito Front SeatsThe version of the Verito would be available in both petrol and diesel models. The diesel version of the vehicle is speculated have a 1.5-litre K9K diesel engine that is already doing duty in Renault cars. The ongoing Verito offers two engine options in petrol such as 1.4 and 1.6L while the diesel model is packed with a 1.5L, 1461 cc diesel engine.

Mahindra Verito Dashboard CabinIn addition make it fuel efficient, Mahindra will accept the new engine strategy for both petrol and diesel model of the compact Mahindra Verito. Mahindra Verito features would be increased just like new Maruti Swift in addition to pull out more and more customers. But, before it the company will launch the Mahindra Mini Xylo in August this year.

Friday, 1 June 2012

Hyundai Eon, Santro Xing, i10, i20 outperform in May 2012

The country's second largest maker and the largest passenger car exporter, South Korea based, Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) reported a rise in sales of Hyundai cars in India in May 2012. During the month the company reported a growth of 16.6 per cent at 55,670 units sold in May this year as compared to total sales of 47,762 units in same month of previous year.

Hyundai Eon
Hyundai Eon, Santro Xing, i10, i20 hatchback pushed the sales of company in last and emerged as the best selling models. Domestic sales of the company stood 32,010 units and reported a growth of 2.8 per cent against the total sales of 31,123 units in the month of Many 2011. Exports of the company reported a growth of 42.2 per cent at 23,660 units sold in May 2012 as compared to 16,639 units same month of last year.

Hyundai Eon Dashboard
The segment wise total sales of Hyundai cars in India in May are: 2 segment (including Eon, Santro, i10, i20) 48,250 units, A3 segment 7,306 units ( including Hyundai Accent and Verna), the company 43 units of Sonata and 71 units of Santa Fe SUV which come into the A5 segment. Currently, Hyundai Eon is reporting overwhelming response and emerging as the best selling small car in the country.

Hyundai Eon Cross Side View
In addition to beat the Maruti Alto, Chevrolet Spark and Tata Nano; Hyundai Eon price has also been at competitive range while Hyundai Eon features are premium. It is highly sophisticated and stunning body designed small car and only Hyundai Eon pictures are enough to all about it. Its power, performance, mileage and great variant choice are very well admired by every enthusiast the Hyundai Eon review.