20 Upcoming Luxury Cars in 2022

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The crossover and SUV trend in India is showing no signs of slowing down, and manufacturers are working on launching new and more affordable SUVs and crossovers in the country on a regular basis to meet the increasing demand for high-riding vehicles. You can take some tips to choose right car in budget. This year has seen the introduction of a number of SUVs in the region, with many more on the way.

Take a look at our list of Luxury Cars in 2022 that are scheduled to be released in India.

1. Kushaq by Skoda

The production-ready version of the Kushaq, Skoda’s entry into the mid-size SUV market, was recently unveiled by the manufacturer. The Kushaq will be the company’s first made-in-India SUV, and it will hit the market in July of this year. A 1.0-litre 3-cylinder TSI turbo petrol engine with 115 PS and 175 Nm will fuel the Skoda Kushaq’s entry-level models. The Kushaq will be available in higher trims with a 1.5-litre TSI turbo petrol engine with 150 PS and 250 Nm of torque. A 6-speed manual transmission will be standard, with an optional 6-speed automatic transmission for the former and a 7-speed DCT for the latter.

2. Volkswagen Taigun 

Yellow Volkswagen Taigun upcoming cars in 2022

On March 31, Volkswagen will unveil its own mid-size SUV based on the same MQB A0 IN platform as the Skoda Kushaq. The Taigun is expected to be fitted with features such as a wide touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, connected-car tech, automatic climate control, an electric sunroof, ambient lighting, all-LED exterior lighting, LED DRLs, and a multi-function instrument cluster.

3. Hyundai Alcazar

The growing popularity of seven-seat mid-size SUVs has resulted in the introduction of two new models in the segment in recent months: the MG Hector Plus and the new-generation Tata Safari. Hyundai will now be the next automaker to enter this market with the Alcazar, a three-row variant of the Creta. Teaser photos of the Alcazar were recently posted, revealing a variety of details about the upcoming SUV’s interior and exterior. In comparison to the car on which it is built, the Alcazar will get new wraparound LED tail lamps and separate diamond-cut alloy wheels. It is expected that both 6-seat and 7-seat configurations will be available.

4. Mahindra XUV500 (new generation)

The new-generation XUV500 has been spotted on test several times in the past, and it is expected to make its debut in the coming months. The car will have a free-standing dual-screen dashboard with a digital instrument cluster and a wide touchscreen infotainment system, an electronic parking brake with auto hold, a panoramic sunroof, and other features, according to previous spy shots. Seven airbags are required to be included, as well as level-1 autonomous driving aids like automatic emergency braking and lane-keep assist.

5. Mahindra Scorpio (new generation)

The next-generation Scorpio will be equipped with an electric sunroof, 17-inch alloy wheels with 245/65 section tyres, new roof rails, a shark fin antenna, projector headlamps, new LED tail lamps, a rear spoiler, and a high-mounted stop lamp, according to recent test mules. The new-generation Scorpio could be powered by the Mahindra Thar’s 2.2-litre mHawk diesel and 2.0-litre mStallion turbo petrol engines. The Scorpio’s engines, on the other hand, are likely to be offered in a higher state of tune.

6. Tata HBX 

Tata is currently developing a new micro-SUV that will serve as the entry point for the company’s SUV lineup in the region. The production-ready version of the vehicle, which was unveiled as the HBX concept at the 2020 Auto Show, will most likely be called Hornbill. The micro-SUV will be designed using Tata’s Imapct 2.0 design language and will include features such as a semi-digital instrument cluster and a Harman premium audio system. It will be powered by the same 1.2-litre Revotron petrol engine that powers the Tiago, Tigor, and Altroz (86 PS/113 Nm). A 5-speed manual transmission and an automatic gearbox would be available as options.

7. MG Astor (ZS Petrol)

Last year at the 2020 Auto Show, MG Motor unveiled a petrol-powered version of the ZS SUV, which had previously only been available as a pure EV in the region. The ICE variant of the ZS could be named Astor, and it will compete in the country against the Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos. 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engines, as well as 1.3-litre turbocharged petrol engines, could power the vehicle. The former could produce about 120 horsepower and 150 pound-feet of torque, while the latter could produce 163 horsepower and 230 pound-feet of torque. A 6-speed manual transmission will most likely be available, as well as an automatic transmission as an option.

8. Citroen CC21 

Although the C5 Aircross is about to go on sale in India, Citroen is already working on its second offering, a sub-4m SUV. The vehicle, codenamed CC21 internally, will be built on Groupe PSA’s Common Modular Platform (CMP), rather than the PSA EMP2 platform that underpins the C5. Both naturally aspirated and turbocharged petrol engines are expected to be available for the CC21. While the NA petrol engine is supposed to only be available with a manual transmission, the latter is expected to be available with both manual and automatic transmissions.

9. Maruti Suzuki Jimny, 5-door

Maruti Suzuki debuted the three-door Jimny Sierra at the 2020 Auto Expo in February to gauge consumer interest in the country’s boxy off-roading specialist. Maruti Suzuki, on the other hand, is expected to introduce a new exclusive 5-door version of the SUV in India. A 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine with 105 PS of maximum power and 138 Nm of peak torque could be offered in the Jimny. The engine will be mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox with a low-range gearbox for off-roading, much like the foreign-spec model. It’s unclear if the car would come with an automatic transmission.

10. Jeep Patriot (7-seat Compass)

Jeep is running on a three-row Compass, and camouflaged test mules of the SUV have been spotted on the road a number of times in recent months. Although the SUV has been codenamed H6 internally, recent reports say that the production-ready version will be renamed Patriot. A panoramic sunroof, dual-zone climate control, electrically adjustable front seats, connected car technology, a controlled tailgate, lane-keep assist, blind-spot monitoring, a 360-degree camera, and multiple airbags are likely to be included in the Patriot’s specifications.

11. Next-gen Toyota Fortuner 

The Fortuner facelift was recently launched in the Indian market, and the mid-life update included a variety of new features, a more powerful engine, and a new legendary version. In terms of facilities, however, the competitors are still well ahead of the Fortuner. Yoshika konishi, Toyota motor corporation’s chief engineer, announced the next generation Fortuner would be released next year during an interview with autocar India. He also announced that the SUV’s ladder-on-frame chassis would be retained, along with a number of new features.

12. Maruti Suzuki Jimny

The 5-door Jimny is expected to arrive in India by July 2022, according to the indo-japanese carmaker. It’s undoubtedly one of the most eagerly anticipated maruti cars in the world. The model (codenamed – ywd) will be available with a 1.5l 4-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol engine with 10bhp and 138nm of torque. All variants of the compact off-road suv are expected to come standard with a 4wd (four-wheel-drive) system. It comes with a manual or automatic transmission. According to reports, the current Maruti Suzuki Jimny could be renamed the new generation Maruti gypsy. It will be offered via the nexa dealerships, which are the brand’s high-end outlets. The 5-door jimny would most likely be based on the Jimny sierra, which debuted at the 2020 auto show.

13. Maruti Mid-Size SUV

The next Maruti Suzuki car on our list is a mid-size SUV that will be planned and manufactured in collaboration with Toyota. The new Maruti SUV will be manufactured at Toyota’s Bidadi plant in Karnataka. Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos will be its main competitors. The new Maruti SUV will be pitted against the forthcoming MG ZS diesel, Volkswagen Taigun, and Skoda Kushaq SUVs. It will be about 4.3 metres long and will be built on Toyota’s DNGA platform. The DNGA architecture was created with small cars in mind, with a focus on fuel efficiency, affordability, and safety. The new Maruti SUV could come with a 1.5L naturally aspirated petrol engine, a new 1.2L turbo petrol engine, or a 1.4L turbo petrol engine. It’s expected to arrive in the second half of 2022, according to reports.

14. Maruti Crossover 

The Indo-Japanese automaker is developing a small crossover to replace the Vitara Brezza in the company’s lineup. It will be based on the Baleno hatchback and will have a coupe-like SUV or mini crossover stance. According to reports, it is referred to as the Baleno’s “sister vehicle.” Aside from the platform, the new Maruti Suzuki crossover is expected to borrow some design elements and components from the Baleno hatchback. More information about the upcoming Maruti compact crossover is expected to be published in the near future.

15. Maruti Suzuki C-Segment SUV

Maruti Suzuki is preparing to enter the C-segment SUV market with a brand-new model based on the Toyota Raize platform. It would almost certainly be available in two seating configurations: 5-seats and 7-seats. When it is released, the model will compete against the MG Hector, Tata Harrier, and the new Mahindra XUV500, which will be replaced by a new generation in April 2021. The new Maruti Suzuki SUV could have a more powerful engine under the hood than the 94bhp, 1.5L diesel motor. Its petrol engine may be a new 1.2L turbocharged unit or a 1.4L Boosterjet.

16. New Gen Maruti S-Cross 

In 2023, the Maruti Suzuki S-Cross crossover is scheduled to undergo a generation upgrade. In terms of design, function, and engine mechanism, the model (codenamed – Maruti YFG) could make a significant leap. According to reports, the 2023 Maruti S-Cross will be equipped with a new diesel engine and a dual-clutch automatic transmission.

17. Vitara Brezza (next generation)

The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza received a mid-life facelift last year, but the Japanese automaker is still working on a new-generation model for the vehicle, which is scheduled to arrive in the country next year. The current-generation Vitara Brezza is priced between Rs 7.39 and Rs 11.20 lakh (ex-showroom). Creating The launch of the new-generation model, however, would result in a price increase due to the modifications that will be made to the vehicle. The next-generation Vitara Brezza will be fitted with a number of new features that will help it compete more effectively against more modern rivals such as the Kia Sonet and Hyundai Venue.

18. Creta- rivalling Toyota

Toyota Maruti SUV, which competes with the Creta Maruti Suzuki announced in a regulatory filing in December last year that Toyota’s Bidadi manufacturing facility in Karnataka will be in charge of producing a new SUV that will be sold by both brands. This SUV will compete directly with Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos and will be placed above the Vitara Brezza in Maruti Suzuki’s lineup, while the Toyota edition will be placed above the Urban Cruiser. The vehicle will be built on Toyota’s DNGA (Daihatsu New Global Architecture) platform, which is targeted for emerging markets. The car could be powered by the same 1.5-litre petrol engine that powers the Vitara Brezza. This engine produces 105 horsepower and 138 pound-feet of torque. Mild hybrid technology would almost certainly be used as standard.

19. A Magnite-rivaling SUV based on the Maruti Suzuki Baleno

Maruti Suzuki is rumoured to be working on a new sub-4m SUV crossover codenamed YTB, according to recent rumours. This new model will most likely be based on the Baleno and will compete with Nissan Magnite and Renault Kiger. It’s worth remembering that Maruti Suzuki already offers a sub-four-meter SUV, the Vitara Brezza. The latest crossover, however, will remain underneath the Vitara Brezza rather than replacing the SUV.

20. Hyundai AX, a micro-SUV

Hyundai is preparing to launch its most affordable SUV in India, codenamed the ‘AX1’. The micro-SUV has been spotted on test a number of times both inside and outside the country.


The upcoming cars in 2022 are definitely going to create a new trend in the automotive industry. You can also reach out to Automotive Services and Car dealer services to get your new car. They will guide you regarding the features and updates based on your requirement. We hope that this article was useful for you. 

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