New car launches in July 2020

  • Hyundai Tucson Facelift – July 14

Hyundai’s Tucson SUV will get a mid-cycle update with refreshed looks, more equipment and BS6 petrol and diesel engines. The previously offered 2.0-litre petrol and diesel engines will continue with upgrades to meet BS6 norms. The diesel will get a new 8-speed automatic gearbox. There will be two variants on offer GL and GLS. Range-topping diesel trim will also get an all-wheel-drive system too. Competition for the Tucson facelift will come from the Jeep Compass and Honda CR-V.

Engine : 2.0-litre petrol

Max. Power : 150hp

Max Torque : 192Nm

Gearbox : 6-speed torque convertor auto

Expected price : ₹ 22.8-28lakhs

Engine : 2.0-litre diesel

Max. Power : 182hp

Max Torque : 400Nm

Gearbox : 8-speed torque convertor auto

Expected price : ₹ 22.8-28 lakhs




The Japanese carmaker’s most important model launches on Jul 15. The 2020 City is a step up on every metric. It’s bigger and more spacious, and better equipped too. Also, i-VTEC motor is a charm with good drivability in the lower end and absolute delight in the top-end.

Engine : 1.5-litre petrol

Max. Power : 121hp

Max Torque : 145Nm

Gearbox : 6-speed manual/CVT

Expected price : ₹ 10-15 lakhs


Engine : 1.5-litre diesel

Max. Power : 100hp

Max Torque : 200Nm

Gearbox : 6-speed manual

Expected price : ₹ 10-15 lakhs





Audi’s range-topping four-door coupe will be back in the German brand’s India line-up in second generation form. It comes with a 600hp, 800Nm, 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 petrol engine, Audi’s Quattro all-wheel-drive system and an 8-speed torque converter automatic gearbox. All this helps the super sedan reach 100kph from the a standstill in just 3.6sec. Outside and inside, the RS7 is new-age Audi.

Engine : 4.0-litre V8 turbo petrol

Max. Power : 600hp

Max Torque : 800Nm

Gearbox : 8-speed torque convertor auto

Expected price : ₹ 1.8crore







  • Hyundai Venue iMT

Venue Turbo is coming soon with a gearbox that Hyundai likes to call as iMT(Intelligent Manual Transmission). Basically, it is a manual gearbox without a clutch which means there are only two pedals i.e., accelerator and brake.

It will be sold alongside the 6-speed manual and 7-speed DCT. Expect Venue iMT to be ₹ 30,000 higher than the manual versions.

Engine : 1.0-litre turbo petrol

Max. Power : 120hp

Max Torque : 172Nm

Gearbox : 6-speed manual/6-speed iMT/ 7-speed DCT

Expected price : ₹ 9-11 lakhs





The Honda Civic is to get its 120hp, 1.6-litre diesel back. The unit had been removed from the executive sedan’s line-up in the initial stages of the BS6 era. As before, 6-speed manual transmission will be standard. The Civic diesel directly takes on the Hyundai Elantra diesel, which is the only offering in the segment with a diesel engine option.

Engine : 1.6-litre diesel

Max. Power : 120hp

Max Torque : 300Nm

Gearbox : 6-speed manual

Expected price : ₹ 20-23 lakhs





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