10 Popular Cars Discontinued In 2022 Hyundai Santro i10 Nios Aura Diesel Datsun Maruti Suzuki S Cross Others All Details

In 2022, the production and sale of many cars in India has been stopped permanently. Not one or two, but more than 10 cars are involved in this. Many popular cars, including the Datsun Go, Hyundai Grand i10 Nios, Maruti Suzuki S Cross, Hyundai Santro, Renault Duster, are no longer available for purchase in the country, probably because automakers believed that these cars had reached the end of their lives. its life cycle. they were or were out of date compared to modern rivals. At the same time, some cars were not very economical in terms of price compared to their rivals. Here we tell you about those 10 popular cars that have been permanently discontinued in 2022.

hyundai santro

Hyundai launched the Santro in 1998, which won the hearts of its compatriots as soon as it was launched. It was an affordable car that gave the legacy of the Maruti 800 some stiff competition. After launching several updates and facelifts, the company discontinued this car in the country. Although, the second generation of Santro was launched in the market after almost 20 years, but this model failed to make its mark in the market. The main reason for this was the price of the car, which was higher than other cars in the segment. Also, the car did not hold up to the new regulations added by the government in the mandatory six airbag and RDE regulations and, of course, redesigning the car was an expensive affair.

Datsun Go, Go+, Red

Nissan decided to discontinue its affordable Datsun brand in the country in April this year, bringing the company’s total of three Datsun Go, Go+ and Redigo cars to discontinuation in the country. Datsun has been discontinued not only in India but globally.

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios/Aura diesel

Next on the list are the diesel variants of Hyundai’s Grand i10 Nios and Aura, which the company discontinued in India this year. There was no problem with the engine, but customers find gasoline more cost effective than diesel and the need to change the engine due to RDE regulations could be some of the reasons Hyundai discontinued the diesel engine. Both cars are now available with a gasoline engine.

maruti suzuki s cross

In 2015, Maruti Suzuki introduced the S Cross. The sales records were excellent at first. Talking about the exact numbers, the company sold a total of 1.69 lakh units of this car. However, Maruti Suzuki discontinued the S Cross in India to make way for the new Grand Vitara.

dust cover renault

Renault introduced the Duster to India in 2012 and it quickly became the company’s most popular car in the country. It received very few updates for nearly a decade amid stupendous sales. Somewhere, this was the reason why the car became outdated compared to its rivals. Now finally the company had to discontinue it in India.

Toyota Urban Cruiser

Toyota rebranded the Maruti Vitara Brezza in 2020 and launched it as the Urban Cruiser. In just two years, the company had to discontinue this car in the country. The car sold an average of about 2,200 units per month in the country.

volkswagen polo

The Volkswagen Polo was discontinued in India earlier this year after a 12-year existence. It was the brand’s most popular model, with more than 2.5 million units sold. However, over time it began to seem very expensive to be a hatchback. The decline in sales somewhere and the very old model could be among the reasons that forced the company to discontinue it.

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