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Check out the 8 stunning hatchbacks coming in 2012

Last updated on: November 16, 2011 09:30 IST

It is a well known fact that Indian car market is one of the most thriving and flourishing across the globe.

Even though high fuel prices have dented sales of cars in Q2, automakers from both India and overseas have lined have new launches for the Indian roads.

In India, major demand is for hatchback cars.

So, let's take a look at the hatchbacks that will blaze Indian roads in 2012.

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Check out the 8 stunning hatchbacks coming in 2012

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Renault Pulse

The first one on the list is the much anticipated Renault Pulse.

Recently unveiled, this small car by Renault India is based on the V platform, which is also used in Nissan Micra. Renault Pulse will come in 2 engine tunes, one with 1.2 litre of petrol engine and the other with 1.5 litre of K9K diesel engine.

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The hatchback will be packed with all kinds of luxury as well as necessary features for the Indian consumers.

The price tag of Renault Pulse will range from Rs 500,000 to Rs 600,000, depending on the model one chooses.

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Volkswagen Up!

This mini hatchback car by Volkswagen is one of the most talked about.

The 4-seater car is expected to provide an awesome riding experience to the passengers on any kind of road conditions.

Volkswagen Up! will be offered in two engine types, petrol and diesel.

The petrol version will feature 1.2 litre of four cylinder petrol engine that would churn out 75 horsepower along with 183 Nm of torque.

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On the other hand, the diesel version will sport 0.8 litre of two cylinder turbocharged diesel motor, which would produce 51 horsepower with 100 Nm of torque.

The estimated price of Volkswagen Up! Will be around Rs 350,000.

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BMW Mini

BMW Mini is also one of the most awaited luxury hatchback cars in 2012.

Each and every part of the endearing car is sheer luxury.

BMW Mini will be offered to the Indian consumers in both petrol and diesel versions. The petrol variant will sport 1598cc of engine, which will produce 75HP of power.

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The diesel variant will feature 1598cc of engine that will churn out 90 HP of power.

Besides the engines, this luxurious hatchback will have all kinds of safety features such as adaptive headlights and airbags and will be low on fuel consumption.

The price of BMW Mini is expected to be between Rs 20 lakh and Rs 23 lakh.

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Tata Nano Diesel

Tata Nano petrol achieved raving success as soon as it was launched in the country and the same is expected from Tata Nano Diesel.

The car will come powered with 700 cc 4 stroke diesel engine along with improved fuel efficiency and power steering.

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Apparently, the new Tata Nano diesel will deliver an excellent mileage of 30-40 km per litre, if at all it happens.

But, everything will be revealed as soon as the launch takes place next year.

The price of Tata Nano diesel has been kept under the hood but speculations point towards Rs 225,000.

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Ford Fiesta hatchback

Ford India is also ready to launch its hatchback version of Fiesta next year.

The Ford Fiesta hatchback is basically the crushed hatchback version of Ford Fiesta sedan.

This new small car is likely to be offered in 1.5 litre of Ti-VCT petrol engine that will churn out 108 BHP of power as well as in 1.5 litre of TDCI diesel engine, which will produce 90 BHP of power.

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The diesel engine is specially developed to tone down the fuel consumption to a huge extent.

There are pretty high expectations from Ford Fiesta hatchback.

The price factor is also a concern here as this hatchback is likely to be placed in the premium hatchback segment.

The expected price of Ford Fiesta hatchback is around Rs 700,000.

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Maruti Wagon R diesel

Maruti India has been pretty successful in luring its consumers with the products it offers.

Now it is ready to launch Maruti Wagon R diesel.

Introducing Maruti Wagon R in diesel will surely boost up the sales substantially.

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It is expected that this compact car will have comfortable and roomy interiors along with 936 cc of diesel motor that could churn out 58 PS of power and 150 Nm of torque.

The car is likely to be priced around Rs 360,000 to Rs 400,000.

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Skoda Fabia Scout

Skoda India will be introducing its much awaited hatchback in the country in 2012.

This small car is just revamped and updated version of Skoda Fabia.

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Skoda Fabia Scout is expected to get 1.6 litre of TDi diesel engine and will come with enhanced interiors and chic looks.

Skoda Fabia scout price in India is expected to land around Rs 700,000.

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Mercedes-Benz B-Class

Another luxurious hatchback car to be launched next year in India is by the lush German car manufacturer, Mercedes-Benz.

Mercedes-Benz B-Class is basically an answer to BMW X1 crossover.

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Being a luxury hatchback, the price range will also be a little hefty.

Expected cost of the new Mercedes Benz B class might be approximately Rs 25 lakh.



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