The Indian SUV market is in full bloom due to high demands. The current Indian market offers a slew of great SUV models to choose from across various segments and price brackets. Here are the top 5 SUVs that you should look into before settling down for your new SUV.
1. Hyundai Creta The Hyundai Creta is an amazing success and a game changer for the South Korean auto major in India. The Creta is a bold, stylish and capable compact SUV that is one of the highest selling SUVs in India. The Creta is available in both petrol and diesel versions. The petrol version packs in a 1.6L VTVT engine that generates 121 bhp of power and 155 Nm of torque mated to a 6 speed manual transmission. The diesel version gets a 1.4L and a 1.6L unit choice that offers 89 bhp/220 Nm and 126 bhp/155 Nm, respectively. The Hyundai Creta has a starting price range of Rs 9.15 lakhs (ex-showroom).
2. Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza If you are more for a subcompact SUV model, then the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is simply the best choice. The Vitara Brezza is a fascinating sub-4 meter SUV model and is the bestselling model in its segment. As the same suggests, the Vitara Brezza is based on the global Suzuki Vitara SUV’s styling, but is a fully India-made and India-developed model. The little SUV offers great alluring look and a offers perfect mix of a SUV and small car along with proper SUV appeal. Currently, the Brezza is available equipped with a single 1.3L turbocharged diesel engine delivering 89 bhp, while a petrol version is on the way. A 5 speed manual transmission is paired to the diesel motor. The Viatara Brezza has a starting range of Rs. 7.38 lakhs (ex-showroom).
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