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Maruti Kizashi Price in India and Features

India’s largest passenger car maker Maruti Suzuki yoday launched its first luxury sedan Maruti Suzuki Kizashi with a price tag of Rs 16.5 to 17.5 lakhs. It is Maruti’s first offering in the upper end of Indian car market.

Kisazhi is manufactured at Suzuki Motor Corporation’s Sagara plant in Japan and will be imported into India as a Completely Built-up Unit (CBU).

Kizashi will be available in India in two variants: Manual Transmission (MT) and Continuous Variable Transmission (CVT).

The Kizashi is powered by the celebrated 2.4 litre DOHC J–Series engine that ensures potent performance (maximum output: 178 PS @ 6,500rpm and a maximum torque: 230Nm @ 4,000rpm) while offering excellent fuel efficiency of 12.53 Kmpl (CVT) and 12.45 Kmpl (6-speed MT).

Maruti Kizashi Features

  • Recipient of five star rating in US NCAP crash tests
  • 6 Air bags (Driver & Co-driver, 2- Front Side, 2-curtain)
  • Electronic Stability Program with traction control
  • ABS with EBD
  • Projector Headlamp
  • Hill Hold Control (HHC) in CVT variant
  • ISO fix child seat anchorage
  • 10-way power seat for driver with 3-position memory
  • 4-way power seat for Co-driver
  • Smart key entry & advanced keyless push start system
  • Paddle shift in CVT variant
  • Tilt & Telescopic steering wheel adjustment
  • Multi-functional steering wheel with Audio Control and Cruise Control switches
  • CD/MP3/USB Audio system
  • One touch Up/Down front power windows with Anti-pinch function
  • Sunvisor with Illuminated vanity mirror
  • Glove box with illumination
  • Electrically adjustable and retractable ORVM

The Kizashi will be available in ‘Snow White Pearl’, ‘Super Black Pearl’ and ‘Premium Silver Metallic’ colors.

Kizashi Bookings begin at Rs 50,000/- now; Deliveries begin in March 2011

Maruti Suzuki Kizashi Price in India

Kizashi 6-speed Manual transmission (MT) : 16.5 Lakh

Kizashi Continuous Variable Transmission (CVT) : 17.5 Lakh

BMW X1 Price in India and Specifications

German luxury car maker BMW Today launched its cheapest SUV BMW X1 in India.

In international markets X1 is available in many variants like sDrive 18i, xDrive28i, sDrive18d, xDrive18d, sDrive20d, xDrive20D and xDrive23d.

But in India BMW launched only three models – sDrive18i, sDrive20d and sDrive20d exclusive.

sDrive18i is powered with a 4 cylinder/4 valve, 1995cc petrol engine which gives a maximum power of 150hp at 6400 rpm and maximum torque of 200 at 3600 rpm.

sDrive20D comes with a 4 cylinder/v valve 1995cc diesel engine which gives a maximum power of 177hp at 4000rpm and maximum torque of 350 at 1750-3000 rpm.

BMW X1 Price in India

X1 sDrive18i  : 22 Lakhs

X1sDrive20d  : 23.9 Lakhs

X1sDrive20d Exclusive : 29.9 Lakhs

Mahindra Thar Price and Specs

Mahindra to launch its much expected Thar by end of this month. Mahindra Thar is powered with a NEF CRDe Turbocharged intercooled, Euro IV 2498cc engine.

mahindra thar

  • Engine Capacity : 2498cc
  • Power : 105 HP @ 3800 RPM
  • Torque :  247NM @ 1800-2000 RPM
  • Transmission : 5 speed Manual
  • Minimum turning radius : 5.25 m
  • Curb Weight : 1750 Kgs

Mahindra Thar is available in four colors : Arctic White, Mist Silver, Black and Toreador Red.  Font suspension is Independent with Torsion bar and stabilizer bar and Rear Semi elliptical leaf springs.

Mahindra Thar Price : 4-6 lakhs

Delhi     :     5.99 lac
Bangalore :     6.01 lac
Thane     :     5.97 lac
Mumbai     :     6.28 lac

Mahindra Thar launched on 21st December 2010.

Nissan Micra Diesel Price, Variants, Mileage

Yesterday Nissan Motor India launched much expected diesel variants of its recently launched small car Micra in India.

Nissan Micra Diesel is powered with SOHC, 8 valve, 4 cylinder, 1.5litre Common Rail Direct Injection K9K Diesel Engine  and  generates power rated at 47Kw (64PS) @ 4000 rpm , while torque output is 160Nm @ 2000 rpm.

Displacement : 1461cc

Max Power : 64PS at 4000 rpm

Max Torque : 160nm at 2000 rpm

Fuel System : Common Rail

Transmission : 5 Speed Manual

Min Turning Radius : 4.65m

Micra Diesel comes colors  : Sunlight Orange, Blade Silver, Storm White, Pacific Blue, Onyx Black and Brick Red.

Micra Diesel XV Price : 5.59 lakhs

Micra Diesel XV Premium Price : Rs 6.05 lakhs

(Ex-showroom price Delhi)

Nissan Micra Diesel Mileage : 23 km/litre

Toyota Etios Price in India, variants, features and Tech Specs

World’s largest passenger car manufacture Toyota Motors Today launched Sedan version of its much expected car Toyota Etios in India Today with a price tag starting from 4.96 lakhs.

Toyota priced the sedan version of Etios very aggressively to take with competitors like Maruti Swift Dzire, Mahindra Logan, Tata Indigo etc.

Toyota Etios comes with a 1496cc 2NR-FE, Gasoline, 4 Cylinder 16V, DOHC Electronic Fuel Injection petrol engine with maximum torque of 132nm at 3000 rpm and 5 speed manual transmission.

toyota etios sedan

  • Ground Clearance : 170mm
  • Boot space : 595 litres
  • Wheelbase : 2550mm
  • Fuel Talk : 45 litres
  • Max Power : 90PS (66kW) @ 5600 rpm
  • Max Torque : 132 Nm (13.46 kg-m) @ 3000 rpm
  • Engine : 2NR-FE, Gasoline, 4 Cylinder 16V, DOHC
  • Fuel Supply : (EFI) Electronic Fuel Injection

Etios Sedan available in 4 variants J, G, V and VX

Feature J G V VX
Airbags - Optional Yes Yes
ABS - Optional Yes Yes
Power Steering - Yes Yes Yes
Power windows - Yes Yes Yes
Central Locking - Yes Yes Yes
Keyless Entry - Yes Yes Yes
Alloy Wheels - - Yes Yes
Audio with Remote - - CD/MP3 DVD/MP3
Price in lakhs
(ex sh Delhi)
4.96 5.46 6.41 6.86

Etios Sedan available in 6 colors – Symphony Silver, Harmony Beige, Serene Bluish Silver, Vermilion Red, Celestial Black and White.

Honda Small Car Brio Price and Details

Japanese Auto Maker Honda Motor Corp today showcased a prototype of its much awaited hatchback Honda Brio at Thailand International Motor Expo 2010. Honda Brio is scheduled to launch in India and Thailand in Sep 2010.

honda brio

After the recent hatchback launches like Volkswagen Polo, Ford Figo, Nissan Micra and upcoming Toyota Etios Liva, Honda Brio is going to be another major player in this cost sensitive and mass selling segment in India.

Honda Brio Price : 5 Lakhs

At present Honda models like Jazz, City, Civic and Accord are selling in India under a joint venture with Siel Group (Honda Siel Cars India Ltd) and selling two wheelers with a wholly-owned subsidiary Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India and a joint venture with Honda group.

Honda Brio in India : Brio is expected to reach India roads before end of 2011.

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