16 Cars With Longest Waiting Periods In India | 2023 List

Here are the cars and SUVs that would ask you to wait for a lifetime to take home!

Long waiting spans for popular vehicles have become an everyday affair in India. New car shopping here has been severely impacted by the same. People end up waiting weeks and months and years (!) just to take home the cars and SUVs they paid for! While the dealers might cite excessive demand, supply chain crisis and a thousand other things as reasons, high waiting periods trouble the buyer a lot. Well, here are 16 cars and SUVs that demand the longest waiting spans in India, in 2023. If you’re planning to buy any of these, consider this your angelic warning ( and bail!)

VehicleWaiting period
Tata Nexon8-20 weeks
Tata Tiago3-20 weeks
Tata Punch3-26 weeks
Mahindra XUV 700Up to 70 weeks
Mahindra Scorpio NUp to 70 weeks
Mahindra Thar RWDUp to 45 weeks
Toyota Innova Hycross40 weeks
Toyota Hyryder5-6 months
Toyota Fortuner LegenderUp to 4 months
Hyundai CretaUp to 40 weeks
Hyundai VenueUp to 7 months
Kia CarensUp to 20 months
Kia SonetUp to 11 months
Maruti Suzuki EritgaUp to 6 months
Maruti Ertiga CNGUp to 10 months
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara5-6 months
Maruti BalenoUp to 5 months
Cars With Longest Waiting Period In India | 2023 List

Interesting is the fact that German cars ask for minimal waiting periods and most of them are readily available. Luxury cars from BMW and Mercedes, on the other hand, have waiting periods of up to a year. Also, it is mostly the most VFM variants that demand the most in waiting than the range toppers.

If you are affected by and mourning these long spans, our advice would be to not invest too much in time. Look for alternatives and move on, than invest months and years in a specific car and variant!

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