The Indian car companies seem to be on a growing spree as to what has been seen in the past couple of years; not to mention the market of Indian car companies shall experience further growth in the years to come. There is a total of 50 plus global car companies selling in India. The manufacturing of some of the companies which do not have the origin in India have also started and the government of India has been inviting most of them to set up their plants in India under the Make in India scheme which has been an initiative to provide employment to the unemployed people in the country.
As most of us know that Germany is the headquarter of most of the luxury cars in the world. Audi, BMW, Mercedes etc. But India is becoming one of the major markets for car manufacturers as the youth of India admires these cars a lot. The market for cars in India has shown tremendous hikes. The annual production of cars in India in the year 2014-15 is more than the population of most of the countries and it scales to 23 million vehicles.
The companies have a range of cars to offer from the smaller ones to luxury ones and of course Sedans and SUV’s.
Given the number of automobile companies in India, it is quite a task to choose one which would probably get you the best cars in India; the opinions vary of course, but here is a list of some of the best Automobile Companies in Indian Market which are worth look for an option.
BEST CAR COMPANIES IN INDIA
1. MARUTI SUZUKI
Maruti Suzuki indeed has some of the best cars in India under its name; Maruti cars have undoubtedly been on the leaderboard when it comes to car companies in India. Maruti Suzuki is actually a joint venture between a Japanese automobile manufacturer Suzuki and an Indian company, Maruti.
Maruti Suzuki came up with the first car model- Maruti 800 which indeed has been one of the best Maruti Cars ever. Later on, it came up with hatchbacks, SUVs, MUVs and others for the different sections of the society. Some of the models are the best sellers of their time and still going strong. The models include Wagon-R, Swift, Swift Dzire etc.
Hyundai is yet another globally known car company and has been one of the best car companies in India. Hyundai entered the Indian car market with its Indian Subsidiary Hyundai Motor India Limited in 1996.
The Santro was the first car launched by them in 1998 which was a huge success in the Indian car market. Later on, the company has added a number of cars to its portfolio including i10, Verna, i20, Creta, etc. Hyundai i20 gives a strong competition to the Maruti Suzuki Swift where i20 holds an upper hand in the luxury. The company has a manufacturing plant near Chennai.
Toyota is a Japanese Multinational Corporation and came into being in the year 1937. Toyota is a well-known car company and in one of the best in the automobile companies in India. It made its debut with subsidiary Toyota Kirloskar Motor in India in the year 1997.
The cars from this company include Liva, Etios, Innova, Qualis, Fortuner etc. Toyota is among those car companies in India which managed to make a mark in the market in a matter of some two decades and has been growing ever since. The biggest quality which attracts the customers is the efficiency and the minimum expense on the car aftermath. The maintenance cost of the Toyota cars in almost negligible and that is the reason why most people prefer Toyota as their next car.
Ford is yet another leading car company in India and was started in the year 1903. Ford is among one of the largest car companies in India as well as in the world. The origin of the company lies in the United States of America. The credit of the company goes to Sir Henry Ford.
Ford India also has a manufacturing unit in Maraimalai, near Chennai with a capacity of some 1.6 lac cars. The cars from Ford include Figo, Fiesta, Classic, endeavour etc. Ford also acquired Jaguar and Land Rover and later sold them to Tata Motors in 2008. After Overtaking the two, the two companies have been making remarkable profits in the Indian Market. The Indian market for ford has seen a noticeable rise in the recent years and the models like Ford Figo in the hatchback segment and Ford Endeavour in the luxury segment has been among the favourites of the car lovers.
Honda Cars India Limited is a subsidiary of Japanese Multinational Corporation, Honda. The subsidiary had been formed in the year 1995 and currently has a remarkable name in the car market. Honda also manufactures a range of other products including solar cells, mountain bikes, etc. The best models of the Honda manufacturing includes Honda Jazz, Honda City, Honda Civic, Honda Amaze, Honda CR-V etc.
Honda has recently stepped into the diesel variants of their models and the diesel variants of their cars are highly in demand.
Mahindra is India’s no.1 car maker when we talk about Utility Vehicle. Mahindra introduced their first utility vehicle in 1947 and are still the best in manufacturing those. Mahindra Bolero has always been the first choice of people living in the rural areas. The zero maintenance vehicle performs better on off roads and has no issues with the efficiency.
There was a time when the vehicle was so in demand that the pre-owned versions were sold at higher prices than the newer ones. The founding name of the Mahindra and Mahindra was Mahindra and Mohammad but changed after Ghulam Ali Mohammad migrated to Pakistan after partition.
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