The automotive industry continues to evolve, given that car enthusiasts and buyers eagerly anticipate the arrival of new models each year. With 2024 rolling in, the anticipation is indeed palpable as several manufacturers gear up to introduce their latest offerings. From SUVs to electric vehicles, here’s a glimpse of some of the most awaited cars expected to hit the Indian market in 2024.

1. Mahindra Five-door Thar

Mahindra is expected to launch the Five-door Thar, thereupon expanding its iconic Thar lineup, in August 2024. Priced between Rs. 16.00 – 20.00 Lakh, this SUV will come with a 2.0-litre mStallion turbo-petrol motor and a 2.2-litre mHawk diesel engine. It will offer both automatic and manual transmission options.

2. Kia Sportage

Scheduled for a July 2024 launch, the Kia Sportage will enter the Indian market with an estimated price of Rs. 25 Lakh. This C2-segment SUV will offer seating for up to 5 occupants and further is expected to feature a 2.0L Diesel engine with 8-speed TC transmission and a 1.6L Petrol Hybrid with 7-speed DCT transmission.

3. Tata Curvv EV Concept

Anticipated to launch in October 2024, the Tata Curvv EV Concept is set to revolutionize the SUV market. With an expected price range of Rs. 16.00 – 22.00 Lakh, it will boast a 1.2-litre turbo petrol TGDi engine and could also feature a 1.5-litre diesel engine. Key features may include a 12.3-inch touchscreen and ventilated seats.

4. Kia Sorento

Expected to launch by October 2024, the Kia Sorento is a D2-segment SUV offering seating for up to 7 occupants. With an expected price starting from Rs. 25 Lakh, it will feature a 3298.0cc engine and manual transmission, competing against models like the Jeep Compass and Hyundai Tucson.

5. Toyota Belta

The Toyota Belta is set to hit the Indian roads in July 2024 with an estimated price of Rs. 10 Lakh. Powered by a 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine, it will offer a five-speed manual transmission and also a four-speed torque converter automatic transmission.

6. Honda HR-V

Launching in October 2024, the Honda HR-V is expected to be a luxurious 5-seater SUV. With an ex-showroom price starting from Rs. 14,00,000, it will feature a 1.8-litre petrol engine paired with a CVT transmission, in addition with a diesel engine option.

7. Maruti Suzuki eVX

Expected to launch in December 2024, the Maruti Suzuki eVX will be a premium SUV offering a range of 550km with a 60kWh battery pack. Priced between Rs. 20.00 – 25.00 Lakh, it will rival electric SUVs like the MG ZS EV and Hyundai Kona Electric.

8. MG RC-6

MG is expected to launch the RC-6, a 5-seater model featuring a 1498.0 cc engine with manual transmission and diesel fuel type, on 15th October 2024, with an expected price starting from ₹18 Lakhs.

9. Skoda Enyaq

Expected to launch in November 2024, the Skoda Enyaq is an all-electric SUV built on the MEB modular electric car platform. Priced between Rs. 50.00 – 55.00 Lakh, it will offer a range of approximately 500km on a full charge.

10. Kia Carnival

Expected to launch in September 2024, the Kia Carnival MUV will be priced between Rs. 40.00 – 45.00 Lakh. It will continue to feature a 2.2-litre diesel engine producing 197bhp and 440Nm of torque, together with an eight-speed torque converter automatic unit.


As 2024 unfolds, these new car launches undoubtedly promise to shake up the Indian automotive market. Therefore, offering drivers a wide range of options to suit their preferences and needs. From SUVs to electric vehicles, the future of driving looks brighter than ever.