Top 10 Cars With the Longest Waiting Period in India – Reason?

The global shortage of semiconductors continues to plague and impede India’s automobile production. The Indian automobile industry is currently experiencing a significant sales slowdown, which is due to a lack of production rather than a lack of demand for cars. This crisis has resulted in longer waiting times for cars, some of which have reached 72 weeks. As a result, if you plan to buy a car in the near future, keep the waiting period of these cars in mind.

1. Mahindra Xuv 700

2. Mahindra Thar

3. Hyundai Creta

4. Maruti Suzuki Ertiga

5. Tata Punch

6. Kia Seltos

7. Kia Carens

8. Nissan Magnite

9. Tata Nexon

10. MG Astor

Don’t worry if you’re one of those who are eagerly awaiting the arrival of your new car but can’t get a firm date. You are one of over 7 lakh buyers who are dealing with a frustrating waiting period that can last months, if not nearly a year.

Beginning with Mahindra’s most recent entry, the XUV700. The car was unveiled to a rapt audience, heralding a shift in Mahindra’s design language and overall approach to automobiles. Some variants of the car now have a waiting period of up to a year and a half.

XUV 700 base model

Following suit is the Mahindra Thar, which has finally found a common ground between an offroad lifestyle SUV and a creature comfort-friendly city SUV in its latest generation. The car received a massive response in its new generation, and the waiting period for a few variants has increased to a year. The Creta comes as another offering from the house of Hyundai which is currently witnessing a staggering demand which when combined with the shortage of chips has resulted in a waiting period of up to 10 months.

Thar waiting period

The story continues with vehicles such as the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga and Tata Punch, both of which have 9-month waiting lists. This is followed by the Kia Carens, which was recently launched in India and has already gained a lot of traction! Select variants have a waiting period of up to twelve months, while the Kia Seltos has a waiting period of about six months.

kia carens price base model

The Magnite, which has resulted in a much-needed turnaround for Nissan, currently has a 5-month waiting period. Finally, both the Tata Nexon and the MG Astor are now showing a four-month waiting period.

tata punch pros and cons

Companies have been trying to ramp up production and procure chip supplies to cut down on the customer queue.

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