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Upcoming 5 New Diesel Models Launching This Year!

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Jeep Meridian Facelift

  • Exterior Design changes will include front and rear bumper changes, front fascia changes, Radar Module on the lower air intake, and new connected tail-lamps.
  • Interiors will see slight tweak in styling.
  • Dimensions will be more or less the same.
  • Engine Options: 2.0 L Diesel (172 BHP, 350 NM) (6 Speed MT, 9 Speed AT)
  • New Features: Powered Captain Seats (2nd Row), Heated Seats, ADAS Level 2, and more.
  • Expected Price: Rs. 34 – Rs. 40 L
  • Expected Launch: May – June 2024

Mahindra Thar 5 Door

  • Exterior Design changes over 3-Door version includes tweaked H-pattern grille, new LED Headlamps, DRLs, Tail-lamps, new alloy wheels, non convertible, new bumpers.
  • Interior Design includes new 10.25-inch infotainment, new upholstery for cabin, tweaked centre console, spacious rear seats, and more space for boot.
  • Based on Body-on-Frame (Zen3) Platform
  • Dimensions will be close to 4.3 M in length with a 2.6 M Wheelbase.
  • Engine Options:
    • 2.2 L 4 Cylinder Diesel (130 BHP, 300 NM) (6 Speed MT / AT)
    • 2.0 L 4 Cylinder Turbo Petrol (130 BHP, 300 – 320 NM) (6 Speed MT / AT)
  • New Features: ADAS, Ventilated Front Seats, Dual 10.25-inch Displays, Sunroof, 360 Camera, Hill Descent Control, 19-inch wheels
  • Expected Pricing: Rs. 15 – Rs. 20 L
  • Launch: August 15th, 2024
  • Rivals: Maruti Suzuki Jimny, Force Gurkha 5-Door

Kia Carnival Facelift

  • Exterior Design changes new “Tiger” front grille with chrome inserts and surrounds, dual-function big LED DRLs placed within the vertically-positioned LED headlamps, skid plates at front and rear, new 19-inch and 20-inch alloy wheel options, functional roof rails on top, rear gets new connected tail-lamps, huge rear windshield, roof spoiler, and flat tail-gate.
  • Interior features seamless integrated dual 12.3-inch displays, new dual-tone upholstery for the cabin, sunshades for all rows, new redesigned centre console like round dial for drive shift, next to 2 cupholders, buttons behind it for ventilated, and other functions, wireless charging pad in front of drive shift, flight seats in second-row, captain seats option for third row, and bench seats in 4th row.
  • Built on Hyundai-Kia N3 Platform
  • Dimensions will be more or less the same.
  • Engine Options:
    • 2.2 L Diesel (197.2. BHP, 440 NM) (8 Speed AT)
    • 1.6 L Turbo Petrol Hybrid (177.5 BHP, 264.7 NM – Petrol; 72.41 BHP, 304 NM – Hybrid) (6 Speed AT)
  • Features: 8 Airbags, Heated and Ventilated Seats, Level 2 ADAS, Heads-up Display, Dual Sunroof, E-ride, E-Handling, Dynamic Torque Vectoring, KRELL Premium Sound System, and so much more.
  • Expected Price: Rs. 30 – Rs. 45 L
  • Expected Launch: Second Half of 2024

Hyundai Alcazar Facelift

  • Exterior Design changes include new front fascia similar to new Creta, new alloy wheels, headlamps, connected tail-lamps inspired from Palisade, and updated bumpers.
  • Interior will closely resemble the new Creta while also having Palisade-inspired elements.
  • Based on Hyundai-Kia K2 Platform.
  • Dimensions will see slight increase in Length, Width, and Height.
  • Engine Options:
    • 1.5 L 4 Cylinder Turbo Petrol Engine (157.57 BHP, 253 NM) [6 Speed MT, 7 Speed DCT]
    • 1.5 L 4 Cylinder Diesel Engine (113.98 BHP, 250 NM) [6 Speed MT / AT]
  • Features: New Co-Passenger Powered Seats, Dual-Zone Climate Control, Powered Tailgate, Level 2 ADAS with 19 Features.
  • Expected Price: Rs. 17 – Rs. 22 Lakh
  • Expected Launch: September – October 2024
  • Rivals: Tata Safari, Mahindra XUV700, MG Hector Plus, Kia Carens

Tata Curvv

  • Exterior Design includes front closed grille (for EV only) and grille with chrome inserts (for ICE version) with LED DRLs covering the front bonnet lip, new 18-inch alloy wheels, connected taillamps, coupe roofline and dual-tone bumpers.
  • Interior includes 12.3-inch infotainment system, 10.25-inch Digital Cockpit Cluster, 4-spoke steering wheel, panoramic sunroof on top, ambient lights for cabin, and touch-sensitive panel for HVAC Control.
  • Based on Platform: Tata X1
  • Dimensions: 4.3 Meters in Length, 2.6 Meters Wheelbase, and 408 L Boot Space.
  • Engine Options: 1.5 L Diesel Engine (114 BHP, 260 NM) (6 Speed MT / AT)
  • Features: Front Ventilated Seats, Heads-up Display (HUD), 12.3-inch Infotainment System, Powered Seats, Level 2 ADAS, 360 Camera, and more.
  • Expected Pricing: Rs. 20 – Rs. 25 L
  • Expected Launch: November – December 2024
  • Rivals: Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Maruti Grand Vitara, Toyota Hyryder, MG Astor, VW Taigun, Honda Elevate, Skoda Kushaq, Citroen C3 Aircross
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