Predicting new cars launches is a tricky business. The plans are so dynamic at times that cars announced by car manufacturer gets delayed. Ford Ecosport is an example of new upcoming car whose launch dates have changed quite a few times.
What are the hatchback cars which will launch in 2013 early/late?
Basis information available with us, 2013 is not going to be like 2012 at all. No major new launches, but many face lifts. Expected face lifts for 2013 in hatchback categories are:
Chevrolet - Beat
Fiat - Punto could be rebadged as Punto Evo
New i10, everyone is expecting it but we believe that i10 might get a diesel heart sometime late 3rd qtr and even that too can get pushed.
But there could be a new hatch from Hyundai between i10 and i20 - 3rd qtr 2013
Mahindra - New Electric vehicle, was supposed to be launched in 2012, seems to have got pushed.
A Star Facelift
WagonR Facelift latest by end Jan 2013
Tata Motors - New Nano Variants
Toyota - New Liva Sport
Volkswagen - Polo Automatic
All in all 2013 for hatchback looks like status-quo