Realizing the growing demand for SUVs and minivans, automakers are preparing to launch a range of new models in our market. More than just brand new models, automakers are working on next-generation models from their existing lineup. Here is a list of the 4 most popular cars, which will be launched in the next generation next year.
NEW GENERATION TOYOTA FORTUNER
Toyota is also preparing the next-generation Fortuner, which is expected to launch in 2023. Yet, we do not know the exact Toyota Fortuner price. It will feature an all-new design and improved cabin, along with a new engine option. The next-generation Toyota Fortuner will be based on Toyota’s TNGA-F architecture, which also underpins the Tundra, Sequoia and Land Cruiser SUVs. The platform supports wheelbase lengths from 2,850 to 4,180 mm.
The all-new Toyota Fortuner will have a new diesel engine with a mild hybrid system. It will receive a 2.8-liter 1GD-FTV diesel engine with an integrated starter generator (ISG). Toyota’s new mild-hybrid diesel engine can be called the GD hybrid. It is capable of providing better fuel efficiency and increased torque as required.
THE NEXT GENERATION TOYOTA INNOVA
Japanese automaker Toyota is ready to launch a new generation of Innova mini-trucks in the Indonesian market in November 2022. The new model will also go on sale in our country early next year. Billed as the new Toyota Innova HyCross, the new model will feature an all-new design and completely revised interior. It will have a new hybrid powertrain and the new Innova Hybrid will join the new Toyota Hyryder Hybrid.
The new model will be based on a new unibody platform with a front-wheel drive setup instead of a ladder chassis and an existing RWD setup. The new model will likely have a 2860mm long wheelbase, which is 100mm longer than the current model. Possibly, such a car model will be available with a 1.8L hybrid setup or a 2.0L petrol hybrid system. The company can use a localized version of the THS II (Toyota Hybrid System II) which includes a dual-engine configuration for high torque and high fuel efficiency.
MARUTI SWIFT NEXT GENERATION
Suzuki has begun testing the next-generation Swift sedan on European roads. Japanese media said that the new generation Suzuki Swift will make its world debut in December 2022; However, Suzuki has yet to make an official announcement about this. Suzuki Swift 2023 is expected to be launched in India during the Auto Expo 2023 event taking place in January. The new model will have design changes and interior upgrades.
It will be based on the revised and reinforced HEARTECT platform that underpins the new Baleno sedan. The cabin will also receive significant changes in features and a higher quality of plastic. It will be offered with a 1.2L NA petrol engine and a 1.2L NA petrol engine with mild hybrid technology. The company will also introduce the next-generation Swift Sport with a powerful 1.4L Boosterjet turbo-petrol engine.
NEW GENERATION HYUNDAI VERNA
Hyundai has accelerated the production of the new generation of the Verna sedan for the Indian market. It is predicted that the 2023 Hyundai Verna sedan, would be shown up in front of the public at Auto Expo 2023 after several months. It would be soon. The 2023 Hyundai Verna sedan will be larger than the launch model and will offer more space inside the cabin. He will be ahead of Honda City, Skoda Slavia and Volkswagen Virtus.
Similar to the Elantra sedan, the all-new Verna also has something common in styling cues. The new model will also be equipped with ADAS technology with features such as automatic emergency braking, collision avoidance and warning system, blind spot monitoring, lane keep assist, high beam assists, control adaptive journey and more.
The 2023 Hyundai Verna sedan is expected to have 3 engine options – 115 hp 1.5L NA petrol, 115 hp 1.5L turbo-diesel and 138 hp .4 liter 1.5L turbocharged petrol. There are two options for owners: both manual and automatic transmission, you can choose one of them each to cater to your specific needs.