Waiting Period On Popular Hatchbacks - Which Ones Can You Bring Home In Time For Diwali?

Published On October 16, 2019 08:00 AM By Sonny Rex at CarDekho.com

Looking for a new hatchback this festive season that you can take home around Diwali? Here’s the most popular options

If you’re looking to buy a new hatchback this Diwali season, you’ve got plenty to choose from based on size, features, performance and price range. Here’s a list of the most popular hatchbacks across segments that you can take delivery of within the festive period this October, depending on the city, of course:

Entry-level and compact hatchbacks

City

Maruti Alto

Renault Kwid

Maruti Wagon R

Maruti Celerio

Hyundai Santro

Tata Tiago

New Delhi

15 days

No waiting

15 days

15 days

15-20 days

1 month

Bangalore

20 days

15 days

20 days

20 days

No waiting

No waiting

Mumbai

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

4 weeks

No waiting

Hyderabad

No waiting

15-20 days

No waiting

No waiting

10 days

No waiting

Pune

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

15-20 days

Chennai

No waiting

2 weeks

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

Jaipur

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

Ahmedabad

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

Gurgaon

2-4 weeks

22-25 days

2-4 weeks

2-4 weeks

No waiting

15-20 days

Lucknow

1 month

No waiting

1 month

1 month

15-20 days

No waiting

Kolkata

2-4 weeks

No waiting

2-3 weeks

2-4 weeks

No waiting

No waiting

Thane

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

4 weeks

No waiting

Surat

No waiting

10 days

No waiting

No waiting

15 days

No waiting

Ghaziabad

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

45 days

No waiting

Chandigarh

No waiting

2-3 weeks

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

4-6 weeks

Patna

No waiting

No waiting

2-4 weeks

2-3 weeks

No waiting

No waiting

Coimbatore

1 month

15 days

1 month

1 month

15 days

No waiting

Faridabad

4-6 weeks

No waiting

4-6 weeks

4-6 weeks

No waiting

No waiting (4-5 weeks for Orange & Blue)

Indore

No waiting

10 days

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

Noida

No waiting

15 days

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

All of the cars listed above are readily available in most of the major cities in our list. The longest wait is of 45 days for the Hyundai Santro in Ghaziabad. Meanwhile, buyers in Faridabad looking for a Maruti hatch will have to wait for a month or more until the delivery of the Hyundai hatchback.

Mid-size hatchback & crossover

City

Maruti Swift

Hyundai Grand i10

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios

Renault Triber

New Delhi

15 days

15-20 days

15-20 days

2 months

Bangalore

20 days

No waiting

No waiting

45 days

Mumbai

No waiting

4 weeks

2 months

15-20 days

Hyderabad

No waiting

10 days

10 days

1 month

Pune

No waiting

No waiting

45 days

45 days

Chennai

No waiting

No waiting

2 months

6 weeks

Jaipur

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

21 days

Ahmedabad

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

Gurgaon

2-4 weeks

No waiting

No waiting

22-25 days

Lucknow

1 month

15-20 days

15-20 days

6-8 weeks

Kolkata

2-4 weeks

No waiting

45 days

No waiting (Mustard colour - 4 to 5 weeks)

Thane

No waiting

4 weeks

2 months

15-20 days

Surat

No waiting

15 days

15 days

45 days

Ghaziabad

No waiting

45 days

45 days

No waiting

Chandigarh

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

3-4 weeks

Patna

2-4 weeks

No waiting

No waiting

45 days

Coimbatore

1 month

15 days

1 month

30-40 days

Faridabad

4-6 weeks

No waiting

4-6 weeks

2 weeks

Indore

No waiting

No waiting

12 days

45 days

Noida

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

2 months

The Maruti Swift and pre-facelift Grand i10 are more readily available than the recently launched Grand i10 Nios and Triber in most cities. Both versions of the Grand i10 entail the longest wait for buyers in Ghaziabad. The Triber is readily available in only two cities - Ahmedabad and Ghaziabad, and also has the longest wait of two months in Noida and New Delhi.

Premium hatchback

City

Maruti Baleno

Hyundai Elite i20

Toyota Glanza

New Delhi

3-4 weeks

15-20 days

No waiting

Bangalore

No waiting

No waiting

30-45 days

Mumbai

4-6 weeks

4 weeks

1 month

Hyderabad

No waiting

10 days

1 month

Pune

4-6 weeks

No waiting

1 month

Chennai

1 month

No waiting

10-15 days

Jaipur

No waiting

15-20 days

No waiting

Ahmedabad

No waiting

No waiting

1 month

Gurgaon

No waiting

No waiting

No waiting

Lucknow

1-2 weeks

15-20 days

No waiting

Kolkata

4 weeks

No waiting

1 month

Thane

4-6 weeks

4 weeks

1 month

Surat

No waiting

15 days

30-45 days

Ghaziabad

No waiting

45 days

No waiting

Chandigarh

15 days

No waiting

No waiting

Patna

40-60 days

No waiting

25 days

Coimbatore

15 days

15 days

20 days

Faridabad

No waiting

45 days

N.A.

Indore

No waiting

No waiting

15 days

Noida

No waiting

No waiting

1 month

The Baleno and Elite i20 are the top-selling premium hatchbacks and are readily available in half of the cities on this list. But they also attract the longest waiting period of up to two months for Baleno buyers in Patna and upto 45 days for i20 buyers in Faridabad and Ghaziabad. The Baleno-based Toyota Glanza is more popular than the likes of the Honda Jazz and Volkswagen Polo while being readily available in most cities too.

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