With a plethora of launches 2016 is all set to give us many new wheels. The list is quite big with various options in all categories be it a Small car, Sedan or SUV. In the upcoming year cars ranging from 2 lakh to 50 Lakh are expected to be launched.  With such a huge range of options the automobile industry sure is going to boost, if the taxes and fuel charges do not dampen the spirits of prospective buyers. Below is the list of some such cars expected to be launched during 2016.

Tata Zica

A replacement to their age old favourite product Indica, Tata is planning to launch TATA Zica. A part of their TATA Kites project Zica would be launched in the Hatchback category.  Stylish looks and available with both manual and automatic gearbox Zica should  replace the Indica and capture the market easily. Available in Petrol and Diesel the specifications are mentioned below.


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Specifications                             ZICA
Torque114 Nm140 NM @ 1,800-3,000 rpm
Engine power84 bhp70 PS @ 4,000 rpm
Fuel efficiency20 kmpl20 kmpl
Price Range4 lac4.5 lac
Engine Type/ Displacement1.2 ltr 3-cyl1.05 ltr 3 cyl


Mahindra KUV100 (S101)

Come Mid-January and the cool, young and trendy SUV riders will get one more option with the launch of The New Mahindra KUV 100. Keeping the Mahindra stance of rugged and tough this new car is all set to woe the young riders with its aggressive stylish looks. Mahindra S101 will be launched with Petrol and Diesel engines.


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Mahindra S101

Engine power82bhp77bhp
Fuel efficiency20 kmpl20 kmpl
Price Range4 – 6.5 lac4 – 6.5 lac
Engine Type/ Displacement1.2 ltr 3-cyl1.2 ltr 3-cyl


Mercedes – Benz GLE 450 AMG

Mercedes-Benz in its product offensive has ventured into a completely new segment, the sports sedan category. With a top speed at 250 kmph and a 9 speed gear box, this luxury car is scheduled to be launched in January 2016.

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Specifications    Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 AMG
Torque516 NmNA
Engine power362 bhpNA
Fuel efficiency8.1  kmplNA
Price Range1.2 croreNA
Engine Type/ Displacement 3 Ltr twin turbo 250 NmNA

Datsun Go-Cross

Datsun, the low cost auto brand of Nissan is going to launch a crossover called as Datsun Go-Cross. Crossover a combination of a car platform and features of Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) is bound to appeal with the Indian Masses. Datsun is currently planning to launch the car in Petrol variant.

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Specifications  Datsun Go-Cross
Torque104 Nm NA
Engine power68 bhp NA
Fuel efficiency18 kmplNA
Price Range5 – 7  lacNA
Engine Type/ Displacement 1.5  ltrNA


Honda BR-V

Honda aims to enter the Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) segment with the launch of the Bold Runabout – Vehicle nicknamed as BR-V. This SUV based on the Mobilio or stretched Brio will stand tall with high ground clearance and wider tracks. With a sporty and aggressive look, this SUV is ready to be launched in 2016. The petrol version would be launched in India first.

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Specifications  Honda BR-V
Torque145 Nm200 Nm
Engine power119 bhp 99 bhp
Fuel efficiency18 kmpl 25 kmpl
Price Range 12 Lac12 Lac
Engine Type/ Displacement 1.5  ltr1.5 ltr


Toyota Innova – 2016

The much awaited and modified version of our family Multi Utility Vehicle, The Innova is ready to be launched in mid-2016. With a sporty look of SUV, a bigger windshield, high seating and a large grille the new Innova would make our family trips more fun.

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Specifications    Toyota Innova – 2016
Torque181 Nm360 Nm
Engine power130 bhp146.9 bhp
Fuel efficiency
Price Range13.59 Lac14.5 Lac
Engine Type/ Displacement 2 ltr 16 valve2.5 ltr


 Skoda New Superb

Sharp is the new cool, seems to be mantra for Volkswagen and all the brands under its umbrella. the new Skoda Superb reflects the same, it is defined by the distinctive grille, and sharply cut headlights. The side profile is characterized by narrow pillars, a chiseled waistline and a gently sloping roof, giving the appearance of a luxury coupe.


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Specifications                     Skoda New Superb
Torque250 Nm320 Nm
Engine power158 bhp138 bhp
Fuel efficiency20 kmpl20 kmpl
Price RangeNot announcedNot announced
Engine Type/ Displacement1.8-TSI2.0-litre TDI


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