This year started on a high note with a bunch of exciting new cars getting launched. The trend is expected to be followed for the month of February as well. In this article, we have shared with you the upcoming launch of new cars in the month of February 2022. The models making their appearance are Kia Carens, Maruti Suzuki Baleno, and Skoda Slavia. 

Kia Carens – Feb 15th, 2022

Kia Carens MPV launchKia has announced the launch of the new Kia Carens which is to take place on February 15th, this year. The new MPV is offered in five different variants, including Premium, Prestige, Prestige Plus, Luxury, and Luxury Plus. The Carens price range is expected to be from ₹12 lakh to ₹18 lakh. 

The new Carens has 2 petrol and a diesel powertrain option. The Kia Carens get three powertrains: 115PS/144Nm 1.5-litre petrol, 140 PS/242 Nm 1.4-liter turbo-petrol, and 115PS/250 Nm 1.5-litre diesel. Some features of the Carens also include a touchscreen infotainment system, Android auto which is wireless, Apple Carplay, and more. 

The Carens will be going up against the Maruti Suzuki XL6, MG Hector Plus, Tata Safari, Mahindra XUV700, and Hyundai Alcazar.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno – Feb 23rd, 2022

Maruti Suzuki Baleno 2022 faceliftThe Maruti Suzuki Baleno is all set to launch on the 23rd of February this year. The facelift is promised with new features and updates. This hatchback has four different variants, i.e, Sigma, Delta, Zeta, and Alpha. All the trims except the base one will get an automatic transmission. The bookings for the car have already begun at dealerships with a down payment of ₹11,000/-.

Maruti also confirmed that the model has a nine-inch HD touchscreen display, which is a first for the brand. The front end is redesigned with wrap-around headlights, LED DRLs, and projector lamps. The changes at the rear include L-shaped tail lamps, a bigger bumper, and a new tailgate design. One of the major changes in the 2022 Baleno will be a new Head-Up Display (HUD) that offers vital information along with a speedometer and climate control.

Skoda Slavia – Feb 28th, 2022

Skoda Slavia sedan

Source: Skoda

The launch of the new Skoda Slavia is to take place in two parts. The price announcements for the 1.0 TSI variants will be on February 28th and on March 3rd for 1.5 TSI variants. After the pricing is published, the vehicle will be delivered shortly. The new Slavia is available in three variants, ie, Active, Ambition, and Style. 

The Slavia will have 1.0-litre and 1.5-litre turbo petrol engines. The 1.0 litre has a three-cylinder unit that produces 115 hp and 175 Nm. The other, i.e, the 1.5 litre has a four-cylinder unit that produces 150 hp and 250 Nm. Both engines will have a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard. The automatic gearbox options, meanwhile, include a 6-speed torque converter for the 1.0 TSI version and a 7-speed dual-clutch unit for the 1.5 TSI.

The Slavia is coming with features including a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system along with Apple Carplay and Android Auto support. It also has ventilated front seats and an electric sunroof. Safety is also an important focus for Skoda. It has six airbags, a rear parking camera, ESC, and more.

After the launch, the new competitors of the Skoda Slavia will include Honda City, Hyundai Verna, and Maruti Suzuki Ciaz.

Different automakers are going to launch some new models very soon. Stay tuned for regular updates on all the upcoming new cars.

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