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Discontinued Car Models in 2022

Discountinued Cars in 2022 All about Discountinued Car Models in India 2022.

This year has been quite strong for the automaker in the Indian market. This year we have also seen many launches. Let me tell you, as many vehicles have been launched this year, the market has said bye-bye. Today we have brought for you the list of closed vehicles in 2022.

Name of the CarCar TypeTotal Journey Time
Renault DusterSUV10 Years
Hyundai ElantraSedan18 Years
Datsun Go, Datsun Go+ , Datsun RediHatchback, MPV8 Years
Hyundai SantroHatchback24 Years
Hyundai i10 Nios DieselHatchback15 Years
Hyundai Aura DieselSedan2 Years
Maruti Suzuki S-CrossSUV7 Years
Toyota Urban CruiserSUV2 Years
Mahindra Alturas G4MPV4 Years
Volkswagen PoloHatchback11 Years

1. Renault Duster

Renault Duster is one of the most popular SUV Car in India since its launch in the Indian market. The presence of the car is quite premium due to its design and onboard features. However, Ever since the launch of Creta in the Indian market, the sales of Renault Duster compact SUV segment have decreased due to which the company had to decide to discontinue it.

2. Hyundai Elantra

In the Indian market, the company discontinued it in March 2022. Launched the 5th generation of Elantra in India, which got a facelift in 2015. After which the company Hyundai brought the 6th generation model. Hyundai never launched the 7th generation model in India, which debuted globally in 2020. The new generation Verana is being launched in the market with first-ever features like ADAS. Because of which he is no longer needed.

3. Datsun Go, Datsun Go+ , Datsun RediGO

Nissan India has discontinued its hatchbacks Datsun Go, Datsun Go+, Datsun RediGO in this year 2022. The reason for the closure is the lack of success of these vehicles in the Indian market. However, Nissan has maintained its presence through the Magnite. Apart from this, Nissan is working on three new vehicles for Indian roads.

4. Hyundai Santro, Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Diesel, Hyundai Aura Diesel

The Hyundai Santro was discontinued in the Indian market in May 2022. There was really no reason to shut it down. The company had discontinued the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Diesel, Hyundai Aura Diesel in July 2022. The company dropped the diesel powertrain with the Nios and Aura at the same time when the Santro was discontinued.

5. Maruti Suzuki S-Cross

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross – The company had discontinued this car in October 2022. The reason for its discontinuation was the discontinuation of the S-Cross in favor of the new and improved Grand Vitara. Introduced back in 2015, the S Cross also debuted the Nexa chain of dealerships for Maruti Suzuki, with the brand selling over 1.69 lakh units of the S Cross since its launch. It rivaled the then popular Renault Duster and Hyundai Creta in the fast growing mid-size SUV segment. Initially, it was offered with two Fiat-sourced diesel engines – an 89hp 1.3-litre unit and a 117hp 1.6-litre unit.

6. Toyota Urban Cruiser

In the Indian market, the company discontinued this car in November 2022 due to the Vitara Brezza and Toyota brands. The company had launched the Urban Cruiser High Rider. The only car on this list with the shortest life span (just two years) was the Toyota Urban Cruiser, a rebadged version of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza.

7. Mahindra Alturas G4

This car was discontinued by the company in December 2022. Going up against segment bruters like the Toyota Fortuner was a big challenge for the Mahindra Alturas G4. Due to which the company had closed it. The Alturas G4 barely made a dent in Mahindra’s sales figures and a lack of significant updates meant it failed to attract prospective buyers.

8. Volkswagen Polo

One of the most revered hatchbacks by auto enthusiasts, the Volkswagen Polo was discontinued in India after a 12-year stint. It was also the brand’s most popular model here with over 2.5 million units sold. Dwindling sales and its age meant it was time for the Polo to bid adieu, but, in the larger scheme of things, it was discontinued to streamline production for Volkswagen.

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Last modified: December 31, 2022
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