Indians have developed a good interest and craze for Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) in the recent years. I won’t call it surprising because of the comfort it provides. Such vehicles are normally considered ideal for pilgrim trips, long trips, exciting trips, wild life trips, etc. You can get a close view of nature while travelling and for your photographs. It is designed for worst roads, mountain ranges, coastal regions and forests for safer shake free journey irrespective of weather conditions.
What more? Since it run on diesel, it lower downs the demand of petrol for Indian roads. Most tourism departments in India prefer SUVs for their customers today. Due to its size it can accommodate more people compared to other cars. SUVs are classified on the basis of size – small, medium and large.
Below is a list of the top 10 most preferred SUVs by Indians:
1. Renault Duster
Renault Duster is simply cost effective. It is considered as one of the most popular SUVs in India. Duster comes in 4 models and is priced between 7- 12 lakhs in India. The big size does not seem to bother customers.
2. Mercedes Benz ML Class
Mercedes Benz ML Class is a product of the great Mercedes Benz group. One of the most appealing advantages of this diesel based SUV is that the engine gets automatically turn off during heavy traffic jam. It has launched 3 models in India and price varies from Rs 45-60 lakhs in the country.
3. Audi Q3
Audi Q3 is the flagship model of Volkswagen group in India when it comes to SUVs. Passengers feel more secure inside the car due to its great acceleration. Its price varies from Rs 27-32 lakhs in India.
4. Mahindra XUV 500
Mahindra XUV 500, a product from Mahindra group of companies is available in 3 models. It is priced between Rs 12-14 lakhs in India and is available with a lot of additional elements.
5. BMW X3
Launched by BMW group of companies, BMW X3 has both diesel and petrol based models in India. Its music system, loud speaker facility and good seating arrangement along with accessories to prevent shudder during travel makes this SUV a hit in the market. It is priced between Rs 41-47 lakhs in India.
6. Toyota Fortuner
Toyota Fortuner is one of the most popular SUVs in India. Available in three shades of colors, it is rich in features like power mode, air bags for drivers and passengers, anti-lock braking technology, safety measure for children etc. Its price varies from Rs 22-24 lakhs in India.
7. Mahindra Scorpio
Mahindra Scorpio has the most fuel efficiency. This SUV from Mahindra group of companies has devices attached to it based on power mode. Its price varies from Rs 8-12 lakhs in India.
8. Ford Endeavour
Ford Endeavour is a product of Ford group of companies. The well equipped locking system using power technology comes with done special safety measures for kids too. It is priced between Rs 17-19 lakhs in India.
9. Chevrolet Captiva
Chevrolet Captiva has separate air bags for driver and passengers. It has front fog light and central locking system and is ideal for an adventures tour. The SUV from Chevrolet group cost Rs. 18-20 lakhs in India.
10. Mitsubishi Pajero
Mitsubishi Pajero has been launched by Mahindra group of companies in India. Some of the features that makes it appealing to the customers include alloy wheels, air bags, accessories with power mode, anti-lock braking system etc. It costs Rs. 20 lakhs in India.
This was my list of the top 10 most popular SUVs in India. If you would like to add a few more, your comment will be highly appreciated.
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