Automobiles are continually increasing on the roads of Nepal. Therefore, we often find most of the roads crowded with four-wheelers and two-wheelers. The elevating demands for vehicles have welcomed several automobile brands into the market in Nepal. Every automobile brand has a certain vision and every brand serves its customers differently. However, it seems like most of the brands are doing well in the Nepali market when it comes to customer satisfaction. This article gives you brief information about different automobile brands available in Nepal.

Honda

Honda Automobiles brands
FILE PHOTO: Honda’s logo on its Modulo model is pictured at its showroom at its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-hoon/File Photo

Honda Motors is a Japanese company that was founded by Soichiro Honda in 1946. The company manufactures cars, bikes, airplanes, and other equipment. Honda is highly admired by Nepalese and thus is one of the most famous brands in the nation.

Jyoti Group, one of the leading business houses in Nepal is the official distributor and retailer of Honda. The group has been importing Honda motorcycles since 1967 and Honda four-wheelers since 2002.

Honda manufactures all types of vehicles; be it sedans, hatchbacks, or SUVs. However, the Honda City and Honda Civic are two of the most famous sedans in Nepal. Likewise, Honda CR-V is another popular car available in the country.

Mahindra

Mahindra Automobile Manufacturer

The Mahindra was established in the year 1948 by the Mahindra brothers. It is an Indian company and is the largest manufacturer of tractors in the world. Similarly, the beautiful logo of Mahindra denotes a positive attitude and unity.

The Agni Incorporated Pvt. Ltd distributes Mahindra vehicles in Nepal. The company began business in 1991 with the official distribution of Mahindra utility vehicles and tractors.

The uneven roads of Nepal extensively support utility vehicles as well as SUVs from this manufacturer. Thus, vehicles like the Bolero camper, Scorpio, and XUV 500 became people’s idle choices in no time.

Hyundai

Hyundai Motor is a South Korean vehicle manufacturer that was founded by Chung Ju-Yung in the year 1967. The italic “H” logo of Hyundai signifies mutual trust and respect.

The lone official dealer of Hyundai in Nepal since 2009 is Laxmi Intercontinental Pvt. Ltd. The company predominantly focuses on customer satisfaction by providing proper sales, service, and spare parts.

The most popular Hyundai vehicles in Nepal are the Grand i10, i20 Active, and Creta. Similarly, these are the top-selling vehicles in Nepal.

Maruti Suzuki

Maruti Suzuki Automobile Manufacturer

Maruti Suzuki is a famous Indian car manufacturer that is a subsidiary of Japanese Suzuki Motors. The company was established in the year 1981. However, they started the production of vehicles in 1983 with Maruti 800.

The Chaudhary Group is the authorized distributor of Maruti Suzuki in Nepal. Due to several retail outlets and dealer networks, CG/MotoCorp has the most extensive reach within the nation. Likewise, CG/MotoCorp is also the leading distributor of automobiles in Nepal.

Nepalese exceedingly loves small vehicles from Maruti Suzuki. Alto, A-Star, Wagon R, and Swift are the vehicles that we mostly see on roads.

Renault

Renault Automobile Manufacturer

Renault is a French automotive manufacturer. The founder Louis Renault established the company in 1899 with his brothers Marcel and Fernand. This brand is relatively new in the Nepalese market however, they are already attracting a lot of Nepalese customers.

Advanced Automobiles Pvt Ltd. Is the authorized distributor of Renault vehicles in Nepal. They prioritize providing superior services and spare parts to the customers.

Advanced Automobiles initially imported Duster and Kwid and both of the cars received a good response from the customers.

Volkswagen

Volkswagen Automobile Manufacturer

Founded by the German Labour Front under Adolf Hitler in 1937, Volkswagen is a German company. The term Volkswagen simply means “People’s Car” and therefore it is chiefly for the masses.

Pooja International is the sole dealer of Volkswagen vehicles. Besides, Pooja International has imported a wide range of sedans like Jetta and Passat. Tiguan and Touareg are two of the leading SUVs of Volkswagen. Having said that, Volkswagen Polo is still the best-selling hatchback in the country.

TATA

TATA Automobile Manufacturer

Tata Motors is a part of the Tata group that manufactures cars, trucks, buses, and militia vehicles. The company was established in 1945 and ever since it has become a commanding figure in the automobile industry. Besides, Tata Motors also owns Jaguar and Land Rover.

Sipradi Trading Pvt. Ltd is the official distributor of Tata in Nepal since 1982. Sipradi initially started its service by distributing commercial vehicles. The distribution of passenger vehicles started only in the year 2003.

Sipradi Trading Pvt. Ltd prioritizes selling commercial vehicles like vans, trucks, and pickups. However, in recent times the company has shifted its priorities towards passenger cars as well. Nexon, Tiago, and Tigor are some of Tata’s best-selling passenger vehicles.

KIA

KIA

Kia is South Korea’s second-largest manufacturer after Hyundai. Kia was founded by Chul-Ho Kim in the year 1944. Similarly, Kia has been one of the most idolized brands in Nepal for a very long time.

Continental Trading is the official distributor of this giant brand in Nepal. One of the vital reasons for the popularity of this brand is its reliability and value for money. Most of its customers relate the brand to superior performance and up-to-par service.

Rio, Sportage, and Soul are some of the most popular vehicles in Nepal Kia. Besides, Kia has also imported an electric version of Soul to Nepal.  

Jeep

Jeep

The popular American automobile brand started manufacturing vehicles in 1944 after the American army requested military jeeps for World War II.

In Nepal, Morang Auto Works Pvt. Ltd holds the license to distribute Jeep. The brand was presented at the NADA auto show, in 2018.

The company initially brought Jeep Compass to the Nepali market in both the petrol and diesel variant. Correspondingly, Jeep Compass received an excellent review from its customers in Nepal.

Nissan

The multinational automobile manufacturer, Nissan produces vehicles under three different brands; Nissan, Infiniti, and Datsun. It was founded by Yoshisuke Aikawa in the year 1930.

Durga Brothers and Sons Pvt. Ltd has got the official rights to distribute Nissan in Nepal. Besides, they have been bringing in passengers as well as commercial vehicles since 1972. They provide good customer satisfaction via after-sales.

Nissan has a lineup of beautiful vehicles like the X-Trail, Sunny, and Micra. In addition, they also distribute Navara pickup for personal and commercial use.

Toyota

Toyota

Toyota was established in 1937 by Kiichiro Toyoda. The Japanese automotive giant sells cars under five brand names. Toyota, Hino, Lexus, Ranz, and Daihatsu. It is the second-largest automobile manufacturer in the world.

In Nepal, United Traders Syndicate Pvt. Ltd is the only official distributor of Toyota vehicles. The company was established in the year 1967 and ever since it has maintained a presiding status in Nepal. Besides, UTC has most of its engineers and technicians from Japan itself.

The Fortuner, Land Cruiser, and Rav 4 are some of the highly-rated Toyota SUVs. Moreover, UTS has also included Rush in its list of SUVs. Moving on to the smaller vehicle segment, UTS brings different variants of Etios. And for commercial purposes, there are Hiace and Hilux pickups.

Ford

Ford

Ford is an esteemed American company that started producing vehicles in 1903. It is the fifth-largest automobile manufacturer in the world and second-largest in the United States. Henry Ford is the founder of this American brand.

GO Automobiles Pvt. Ltd is the authorized dealer of Ford vehicles in Nepal. The primary aim of Go Automobiles is to come up with a worthier service.

GO Ford offers its customers a choice of Figo, Fiesta, and the new Aspire. Similarly, they have Ecosport, Endeavour, and Ranger in their bigger vehicle segment.