Tata Zest, soon to be launched, has ample expectations especially because Tata promises better than ever product quality and customer satisfaction. Here we compare overall features, ride, handling and performance of Tata Zest and Hyundai Xcent, both petrol and diesel trims.
In more premium hatchback space, we have limited contenders, Volkswagen Polo, Maruti Swift and Hyundai i10. As all of them are pretty outdated, respective companies had started working on facelifts and next generation upgrades. Out of which Volkswagen Polo facelift has rushed ahead to launch today.
Sub-4 metre compact sedan space is hugely welcomed and preferred by large variety of car buyers, mostly because of practicality at price point. Compact Sedan segment which was inaugurated by Tata Motors with Indigo CS, soon saw increasing competition and Tata’s offering was submerged.
Hyundai India has brought the curtains down on four of its company dealerships in Tamil Nadu in South India. These include SKBR Hyundai in Madurai, Susee Hyundai in Vellore, Ramani Hyundai in Salem and Suryabala Hyundai in Coimbatore. Hyundai India says they have been shut down due to poor quality of service, but the dealers say otherwise.
Just as we enter second half of 2014, carmakers have revised their discount schemes. Compared to months of May and June, most manufacturers have lowered the discount rates, while only few retain similar offer. Topping the list is Chevrolet, followed by Ford, Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai amongst others.
Hyundai i20 next generation is spied again, this time in Delhi. Expected to launch sometime around September 2014, upgraded premium hatchback from Hyundai looks similar to Grand i10 and Xcent in terms of fluidic body lines and contours.
2015 Hyundai i20 is caught testing again in Chennai. Codenamed IB, next generation i20 is expected to launch by Q4 2014. Will Maruti Swift facelift be out by then?
Hyundai Motors India Limited, second largest car maker in India, has achieved a major milestone where sales of the Grand i10 sales are concerned. The company has delivered a total of 1 lakh units of the Grand i10 which was launched in September 2013.