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New cars all set to brighten this festive season for consumers

By Motortrend India Staff   |   03 October,2012

With festive season nearing, the automotive sector has much to offer at the market, while consumers are left with some sparkling cars as options which can make a perfect pick for the auspicious Ayudha Puja. Honda, Maruti Suzuki, Tata and Chevrolet have all signaled the release of most awaited cars from their factory. These models are expected to be released during the month of October 2012.

Chevrolet Sail: The small car from General Motors takes the place of Chevrolet Aveo U/VA and would come out in 1.2 litre petrol and 1.3 litre diesel engine models. The car alongside another MPV model from Chevrolet had caught attention in the Delhi Auto Expo 2012. The car with its small engine is expected to have high fuel efficiency. Chevrolet seems to have come with a concept to gain hold on the small cars segment which is one area that has highest competition.

Maruti Suzuki Alto 800: The name ‘Alto’ is very well known in India. Maruti Suzuki has managed to sell lakhs of cars in the country from many years with the name Alto and Maruti 800. But the sales had seen some decline since past few years after the arrival of the Swift. The New Alto 800 would take the form of Maruti 800 and the car is the company’s next hope to gain ground in the mini cars segment in India.

Tata Safari Storme: The upgraded version of Tata Safari has caught the attention for the changes in design it carries. Built with sharper edges at front and the rear, the large SUV boasts off its name over a thick chrome strip at the front. The model is said to carry the 2.2 Litre DiCOR, the Tata’s trademark engine.

Honda Brio Automatic: After being praised in Indonesia the automatic transmission version of the small car from the Japanese auto manufacturer is anticipated to arrive to the Indian market by festive season. Honda Brio with its distinctive design and good performance characteristics of the engine has managed to fancy many consumers in India till date. The introduction of an automatic version of the same model is more acceptable considering the traffic in cities where the vehicles have just poured down into the roads since past few years.

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