With Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) gaining popularity in India, several automobile manufacturers have turned their attention towards SUVs. That is why several car makers are coming out with new SUV cars with advanced technology and at attractive prices.
Some of the upcoming SUV cars in India are.
Maruti Suzuki XA-Alpha (YBA)
It is a sub-compact SUV, first showcased by Maruti back in 2012 during the Auto Expo and is expected to be launched at the end of this year.
The manufacture is likely to fit this vehicle with the Swift’s 1.2 liter petrol and 1.3 liter diesel engine and may cost between Rs 7 lakhs and Rs 10 lakhs.
Maruti Suzuki Ignis
Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) is expected to launch mini SUV in the country during the festive season in 2016 with an inaugural price between Rs. 4 lakhs and Rs. 6 lakhs.
Tata Nexon Compact SUV
Tata Motor’s Nexon is a compact SUV which was displayed at the 2014 Auto Expo. The manufacturer is expected to launch the vehicle by the end of 2015 or early next year at an expected price between Rs 7 lakhs to Rs 10 lakhs.
This car will be 4 meter long, 1.73 meter wide and 1.6 meter tall with a wheelbase of 2.54 meter. The vehicle has a high ground clearance along with the large alloy wheels.
The Tata Hexa is a rugged version of the Tata Aria fitted with a 2.2-liter four-cylinder VARICOR 400 diesel engine that delivers 154.2 hp at 4,000 rpm and 400 Nm between 1,700 – 2,700 rpm.
Size-wise, this car will be 4,764 mm long, 1,895 mm wide, 1,780 mm tall with a wheelbase of 2,850 mm and likely to cost between Rs 10 lakhs to Rs 15 lakhs.
Mahindra S101 Micro SUV
Mahindra and Mahindra is expected to launch a new compact crossover SUV named S101 Micro SUV by the end of this year at prices ranging between Rs 5 lakh and Rs 8 lakhs.
It is expected that the manufacturer will use a new 1.2 liter diesel and petrol engine in this vehicle.
Honda Cars India has officially announced that the company would launch BR-V compact SUV in India sometime in 2016 at price ranging between Rs 7 lakhs and Rs 10 lakhs.
This vehicle will be powered by the same 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol and 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel already fitted in some of Honda’s existing cars including the Honda City, company said.
Nissan Qashqai is a crossover SUV designed by the ‘Nissan Design Europe’ in London and is expected to be launched in India by mid 2016 and likely to be priced between Rs 17 lakhs and Rs 25 lakhs.
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