There has been a slowdown in the automotive industry recently, manufacturing has been affected and so have been deliveries. A surge in demand has further elongated these delays. Currently, there are multiple cars in the market with waiting periods as high as over one year. Here’s a list of the 5 cars with the highest waiting periods in September 2021.
Kia Motors has sold over 200,000 cars in India in a very short period of time. They have gained immense popularity in the sub-20Lakh segment. As of today, depending on the variant you choose, a Kia Seltos is going to have you waiting for at least 4-6 months.
The Creta is by no means behind its Korean sibling. It is the most popular car in the segment owing and has an average waiting period of 5 months. The base variant of the Creta is so much in demand that you might have to wait for a Year to get your hands on one.
Renault has been facing a slowdown in manufacturing for a few months now. A shortage of materials and labor is also contributing to these delays. As of now, the Kiger stands with a waiting period of up to 5 months, depending on the variant and color you choose.
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The Nexon is one of the nest selling cars in the compact SUV segment. With over 10,000 units selling every single month, the Nexon has been doing very well in the Indian market. This is majorly because it offers Tata’s top notch safety, and the Made In India Emotion also helps the Nexon sell in huge numbers! As of now, if you’re looking to buy one, you’ll have to wait for at least 4-5 months.
This list stands utterly incomplete without the Mahindra Thar in it. In less than a year, the 2020 Mahindra Thar has developed a massive fan base, right from the day it was launched. The Mahindra Thar seems to be climbing up on the waiting tree as currently the waiting periods are hovering around 10-12 months for this 4×4 SUV.