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Posted by Royal Sundaram on 05 Nov 2015
Living in an Indian family has its own share of unique –isms and benefits that are unlikely to be reproduced anywhere else. These include everything from having an endless stream of relatives and siblings to being able to enjoy a host of festivals that do not even exist outside the country. Diwali is perhaps the most important occasion that a majority of people celebrate together with family since this festival marks the start of the New Year and heralds a new beginning in all spheres for those who celebrate and revere it. It also marks an auspicious time for new purchases, new occupations or even a new course. With the tradition of buying a new car being widespread on Diwali, here are some of the most trusted cars that one can consider making their own this festive season!
With its concept having been revealed at the 2014 Auto Expo in Delhi, this car is pitched as a compact SUV, to cater for a growing segment in the Indian car market. Powered with a 1.2 L and 1.3 L variant engine for petrol and diesel versions respectively, the car is less than 4 metres long. Built on a similar platform as the Bolt and Zest, the production model is thought to have 17-inch wheels and plenty of ground clearance, hovering around 200 mm.
Due to be launched by Diwali 2015, the Nexon would directly take on competitors such as the Renault Duster, Nissan Terrano and the Ford EcoSport. Tata intends to keep the pricing accordingly competitive, between 5.5-8 lakhs. A perfect fit between diminutive hatchbacks and clunky jeeps, the Nexon is likely to strike a chord with Indian drivers.
Nissan New X-Trail
With a wonderful exterior design, this revamped version is a contemporary masterpiece, comprising LED daytime running lamps. The interiors offer full leather seats with a black metallic finish and a seating capability of about 7 passengers. This spacious 7 seater also offers several functionalities including a touchscreen monitor in order to make driving a pleasurable experience for all.
If you wish to experience the advanced four wheel drive system, then this is it. The engine offers a 2.0 litre unit and you can switch between modes: Two-wheel drive, all-wheel drive and auto mode. You can avail other features such as Uphill Star Support, Active ride Control, Active Trace Control, Active Hill Descent Control and thelike, which will help you control your vehicle under varying road conditions. This car is priced at Rs. 22.50 to Rs. 27 lakhs and is a must-buy, this Diwali.
Audi New Q7
This second generation Q7 is all set to be launched during Diwali and boasts of new designs, catering to the Asian, European and American markets. With new silver surrounds, this car is narrower in dimensions compared to the previous model and offers a wide variety of technologically advanced features to all its consumers. The interiors of the Audi Q7, is elegance personified. It boasts of a novel dashboard layout which also comprises a Virtual Cockpit that measures about 12.3 inches in terms of the TFT display. Priced at Rs. 75 to 85 lakhs, this car is the perfect fit for Indian roads.
Buying vehicles is a tricky task that requires preparation and planning for all contingencies. Find a good car insurance plan by insurance providers like Royal Sundaram General Insurance. Time is short and offers are shorter, so get moving and turn the key to a new experience!
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