Due to the changing circumstances after the outbreak of the pandemic creating a global health crisis, owning a car of your own is becoming more relevant. Public modes of travel aren’t as safe or efficient as before and private cars are becoming the sole mode of travel for plenty of users. But, before purchasing your own car, a quick research on the availability of the upcoming models is always a good idea.
So, here is a list of five best car 2021 in the American and the Indian market that you might want to buy after welcoming in the new year. The ones enlisted here are still in their development process so you can take a quick look now to help make up your mind.
The American Market:
Volkswagen ID 4:
Volkswagen has gathered the knowledge that Americans are not particularly fond of hatchback cars. This has resulted in the first of its all-electric MEB-platform vehicles SUV to make its grand entry. This model is almost the size of Tiguan, however, the interior is way more spacious.
It follows the familiar skateboard platform and is accompanied with a battery pack in the middle of the wheels and motors. In all probability ID 4 will be a single-motor rear-drive model. It will further consist of a GTX version with two motors, and all-wheel drive. Volkswagen ID 4 2021 is expected to possess a range of nearly 300 miles.
Cost Estimation: $35,000
Polestar 2 is a model that will concentrate on performance electric vehicles, following the Volvo spun-off trend. Unlike Polestar 1, a plug-in hybrid car, Polestar 2 is an all-electric premium, mainstream four-door sedan car to adequately compete with the Tesla Model 3. The range of this model will be nearly 275 miles. Polestar 2 will further possess a 78-kW-hr battery in the floor.
The Front and rear motors together offer a combined 400 hp and 487 lb-ft of torque. With an optional vegan interior, the infotainment system of this model will use an Android operating system. Technological advancement will further allow the car to attempt to sense the needs of the occupant.
Cost Estimation: $63,000
Jeep Wagoneer / Jeep Grand Wagoneer:
These fancy models will be desired by many for its amazingly stylish appearance. Jeep Wagoneer and Jeep Grand Wagoneer are both all-in on full-size three-row SUVs. Jeep Wagoneer are expected to be more mainstream, aptly competing with Tahoes and Expeditions of the world. Jeep Grand Wagoneer is expected to be a luxury Jeep brand, with reconfigured, revitalized Escalade and Navigator. As a customer considering these two options, you can expect exceptional off-road capability with an extended hope for a come back of wood paneling.
Cost Estimation: $50,000 (Wagoneer) (est); $75,000 (Grand Wagoneer) (est)
The Indian Market:
Next-gen Mahindra XUV500:
If you are considering the new XUV500 car as an option, you can expect a similar body panel and interior nuances as the Mahindra Funster convertible SUV concept (2020). The new model can be expected to move closer to a squarish design and an upright nose. There shall be flatter panels for the doors, and a blending hood, with smaller headlamps as a style statement. It will also possess the company’s signature daytime-running lamps. This model will further come with a developed 2.0-litre petrol engine.
Cost Estimation: 14 Lakhs
Toyota Urban Cruiser:
Toyota Urban Cruiser to hit the Indian market in 2021 will be a developed redesign of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza SUV. This model is expected to have more advanced styling, possessing two-slat wedge cut grille, and trapezoidal bold fog area. Further, you can expect dual LED projector headlamps with LED DRL-cum-indicator serving two purposes. LED fog lamps shall also be available, with diamond-cut alloy wheels, and split LED taillamps. You might get multiple colour options for this model.
Cost Estimation: Rs. 8.35 – 9 Lakh
It is important to consider several options to come to a conclusion, and pick the best suited to your convenience when buying your own car. Given the aforementioned models are coming out in 2021, you have sufficient time to figure out what you want. The models discussed can provide you the perfect melange of technological advancement, style, and overall satisfaction.