These are the unpredictable and surprising cars that brought about a significant shift in the automobile industry in India. They have set the bar higher in terms of conventions, designs, fuel efficiency, and price. The Indian market that got hooked to SUVs was salivating when Jeep Compass made its way into the competition. The Indian buyers are a huge deal for the manufacturers as they can either make or break them.
Here are the top 10 cars that they voted for:
- Jeep Compass
The Jeep Compass entered into the SUV world and made it its own in India. It was not merely its huge size but its 1956 cc 2.0-liter engine, and its all-terrain capability that made it an allrounder and the most popular in India.
- Maruti Swift
And the road is full of these! The latest of their models to storm into the markets is the popular B-1 segment hatchback. Its success was not merely in outshining its competitors like Hyundai rather around 2 million units of the Swift have been sold. With standard auto gear shift and exceptional fuel efficiency, its latest model smells of more sales this year.
- Ford EcoSport
The Ford launched its crossover SUV of the second-generation model in India in the year 2013. The niche it created gave its competitors a run for their money. In the compact SUV category, this one claims the prize when it comes to affordable price for the customers. The fact that the Ford has increased its production shows the increase in their sales and customer satisfaction.
- Honda City
They have history and experience in Indian automobiles industry of locking horns against the Maruti and being the alternate and better in everything. This competitiveness made them introduce their second model of Honda City. And its reception and its sales being their highest created an outline as to what the Indian market looks for.
- Renault Duster
To an SUV hungry market, the Renault India gave the concept of smaller SUV at affordable rates. With the Renault Duster, one could boast of its 7-seater spacious compartment and its rough outlook.
- Toyota Innova
The Innova was the game changer in the otherwise dominated Qualis market. With Innova, people don’t shy away from spending lakhs on it. They have earned both the trust and reputation of the Indian customers.
- Toyota Fortuner
It became one of the must-have desirable SUVs and the best in the large size category. The Pajero and MU-X came later to compete with the Fortuner. Its diesel engine mileage and its interior space makes it look like a beast on 4 wheels.
- Hyundai i20
The changed the market outlook for the Swift and became quite popular as the better hatchback. The sales were soaring for both the i20 and its successor- Elite i20. Its sleek eye-catching design and the interiors lapped up the sales.
- Nissan Sunny
To the sedan sector of the industry Nissan entered to create huge impact by providing the customers with the spacious interiors at comfortable price. The spacious cabins that they provided was taken up by other competitors along with the tested diesel engine.
- Renault Kwid
It had its fair share of profits with improved sales and an impressive start at a time when Maruti Suzuki was having an impressive career on the road. The Kwid went on to be a very popular SUV with some of its features being contrary to its contemporaries- like optional AMT and boot space.