Here are some small cars, including Maruti Swift and VW Polo, which are available with attractive discounts this month.
2020 is a tough time for the automotive industry. Despite the challenging situation, car makers are having high hopes for positive changes during the festive season. The festive season will be a good opportunity for car manufacturers to increase sales. Starting from this month, carmakers have offered attractive discounts as a way to draw more customers. If you are first-time buyers, there are some suggestions for your consideration. Here are some hatchbacks that are offered with the biggest discounts this festive season.
1. Maruti Swift
Price: Rs 5.19 lakh – Rs 8.02 lakh
Total discounts: Rs 40,000
Maruti Swift is the best-selling premium hatchback in India. This festive season, the Swift is available with a total discount of up to Rs 40,000, including Rs 15,000 cash discount and Rs 20,000 exchange bonus. In addition, select customers are offered with a corporate discount that is worth Rs 5,000. With a total discount of Rs 40,000, this festive season seems to be a good chance to bring this hot hatch home.
2. Datsun Go
Price: Rs 3.99 – 6.45 lakh
Total discount: Rs 40,000
The small hatchback from Datsun Go is priced competitively at the starting price of Rs 3.99 lakh. Adding with the current discounts, the Datsun Go is surely one of the attractive deals that you shouldn’t skip this festive season. The Japanese carmaker is provided the Datsun Go with a total discount of Rs 40,000 including a cash discount of Rs 20,000 along with an exchange bonus of Rs 20,000.
3. Hyundai Santro
Price: Rs 4.63 – 6.31 lakh
Total discount: Rs 45,000
Hyundai Santro is the entry-level model on Hyundai’s line-up. The second-largest car manufacturer is offering good deals for its lowest-priced model. This festive festive season, the Santro is available with a maximum mark-down of Rs 45,000. Along with the exchange bonus of Rs 15,000, the Hyundai Santro also gets a cash discount of up to Rs 25,000. The base Era trim only receives a cash discount of only Rs 15,000. Hyundai also offers a corporate discount of Rs 5,000 for select customers.
4. Honda Jazz
Price: Rs 7.49 – 9.73 lakh
Total discount: Rs 46,000
Honda Jazz is not as popular as other segment-leading hatchbacks like Maruti Baleno or Hyundai Elite i20. However, the premium hatchback from Honda still has something to edge out other competitors. Honda Jazz is the only hatchback in the market to offer a sunroof. It is also the most spacious vehicle in its class. During this festive season, Honda is adding some inviting offerings like a cashback of Rs 25,000. Besides these benefits, Honda also provides a corporate discount of Rs 6,000. The buyers who have already owned a Honda car will be offered a loyalty bonus of Rs and an additional exchange bonus of Rs 15,000.
Maruti S Presso is the latest model to be added to Maruti’s strong hatchback line-up. With the sporty SUV-ish design, the S Presso is targeted at the younger audience. Moreover, the micro-SUV is available at a very affordable price range, making the hatchback even more attractive. Particularly, this festive season, Maruti is offering the S Presso with discounts of up to Rs 48,000. Buyers of the Maruti S Presso will get Rs 23,000 direct cash discount, Rs 5,000 of corporate discount and Rs 20,000 of exchange bonus.
6. Maruti Ignis
Price: Rs 4.89 - 7.19 lakh
Total discount: Rs 50,000
Maruti Ignis is another sporty, SUV-like hatchback from the largest car manufacturer in India. The hatchback is referred to as “Compact Urban SUV”, suggesting the rugged styling approach. Maruti Ignis is available with a cash discount that is worth Rs 30,000 and a corporation discount of Rs 5,000 along with an exchange bonus of Rs 15,000.
Previously, Maruti had scheduled the Celerio for launch this festive season. However, it is recently confirmed that the launch of the new-gen Celerio will be delayed until next year. While waiting for the new-gen model to enter the market, Maruti is offering the existing Celerio model with a huge cash discount of Rs 28,000 and an exchange bonus of Rs 20,000. Maruti Celerio also gets a corporate discount that worth up to Rs 5,000.
8. Hyundai Grand i10
Price: Rs 5.91 - 6.01 lakh
Total discount: Rs 60,000
Hyundai Grand i10 is a top-selling hatchback from Hyundai’s line-up. The Nios i10 was launched last year and is offered alongside the previous-gen model in the Indian market. The South Korean car manufacturer will offer the Grand i10 with a cash discount of Rs 40,000 and a corporate discount of Rs 5,000. In addition, an exchange bonus of Rs 15,000 is also on offer.
9. Volkswagen Polo
Price: Rs 5.87 – 9.67 lakh
Total discount: Rs 68,000
If you are looking for a hatchback which can provide a nimble performance and great build quality, the Volkswagen Polo is one option that could meet both of the criteria. Volkswagen Polo has a powerful turbocharged petrol engine with 110PS/175Nm. At the moment, Volkswagen is providing a cash discount of Rs 28,500, a corporate discount of Rs 5,000, and an exchange bonus of Rs 20,000. The existing customers of Volkswagen receive a loyalty bonus of Rs 15,000.
So, which of the above models in our list of best small cars to buy this Diwali do you plan to put your money on?