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Top 5 Cars with longest waiting period May 2021

India is currently standing at the 2nd wave of the Covid-19 Pandemic. This has compelled the Auto Manufacturers to shut-down their operations partially and even completely, ultimately affecting the delivery schedule of several vehicles across the nation. Additionally, the Demand for some new contenders in Industry has been drastically risen, making the situation even worse.

Nonetheless, Below we have listed out top 5 cars which have been seeing longest waiting period. Also note, the delivery time varies across different states.

1. Mahindra Thar – Upto 1 year

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Obviously, this was the only Car to top this list. Relishing a super strong demand and enquiries in the nation, the waiting period of this Mighty SUV goes up as high as 10-12 months depending on the Variants and Cities. Despite working round the clock and ramping up the production capacity, the waiting period of thar still never falls. Reportedly, Automatic variants are seeing highest number of waiting periods.

2. MS Ertiga – Upto 9 Months

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The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is the First and only MPV in the list. Waiting period goes up as high as 9 months especially for the CNG Variants whereas for the Petrol Variants it takes 4-5 months to arrive in your home depending on which city you purchase the Car from.

3. Nissan Magnite – 9 months

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The Nissan magnite Sub-compact crossover is by far the most successful product of Japanese Carmaker in India. With bookings crossing whopping 50000 mark within just 4 months has led to extension in the delivery period by as high as 9 months even after multiple price hikes. Also, in order to meet the demand the Japanese Carmaker ramped up it’s production capacity from 2700 units to 3500 units per month from july 2021. The Top-of-the-line variants, XV and XV premium are in high demand.

4.Hyundai Creta – 9 months

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The Hyundai Creta was the most sold UV as well as SUV for April 2021. As per Hyundai India, the demand for the Creta is 3x it’s production capacity. As of now, the Korean Carmaker hasn’t issued any statement regarding production ramping. The waiting schedule for the Hyundai Creta goes up as high as 9 months depending on city of purchase. The Top-spec ‘SX’ and ‘SX(O)’ variants are reported to see highest Waiting period. Meanwhile, the lower variants are seeing a waiting period between 7-8 months.

5. Renault Kiger – upto 6 months

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The Kiger Sub-compact crossover has been one of the most successful contender by Renault. Being Launched 5 months ago, the Kiger has been bagging overwhelming response even after price hikes. Presently, the waiting period goes up as high as 6 months depending on the variant and city of purchase.