Automakers are seeing exponential sales growth in this segment, and even the small car segment has seen the introduction of SUV body styles over the past few years.
The wide range of SUV models on the market can often confuse prospective buyers. So why not check out the upcoming SUVs in India and then make a more informed decision?
In this article, we have compiled a list of 5 popular upcoming SUV models in India. Let’s check them out:
first. Hyundai location
Hyundai India ready to launch new car Hyundai The venue is in the Indian market on June 16. The automaker has officially started taking bookings for the updated Venue. Reservations can be made for the amount of Rs 21,000 at any Hyundai dealership nationwide or on the company’s official website.
Talking about the design of the Hyundai Venue 2022, the design is inspired by the all-new Creta. It has a new bumper at both ends and a front grille inspired by its larger brothers Creta and Tucson. It also gets a new set of LED headlights with LED DRLs at the front and the rear design is now funnier with the use of a KIA Sonet-like light bar between the taillights.
Talking about the interior, the layout design is expected to remain the same as the previous generation but Hyundai is likely to tweak the materials inside the cabin to make the cabin feel more modern and upscale. The new 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system is one of the big updates inside the cabin. Similar to the previous version, it supports Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and blue-link connectivity.
Hyundai Venue has been equipped with features such as automatic climate control, air purifier, electric sunroof, BlueLink and TPMS connected car technology. Other extras such as a digital instrument cluster, ventilated front seats, a 360-degree parking camera and a newly designed steering wheel are expected to be part of the package.
Engine options will include 83PS 1.2-litre petrol with 5-speed manual transmission, 1.5-litre 100PS diesel with 6-speed manual and 1-litre 120PS turbocharged petrol with 6-speed manual transmission, iMT 6 levels. (clutchless manual transmission) and 7-speed DCT transmission.
The included model is priced from Rs 7.11 lakh to Rs 11.83 lakh (at the Delhi showroom), we expect the new Venue to be at least Rs 50,000 more expensive. Venue will continue to compete with the likes of Kia Sonet, Vitara Brezza, Renault Kiger, Nissan Magnite, Tata Nexon, Toyota Urban Cruiser, Kia and Mahindra XUV300.
2. Mahindra Scorpio
Mahindra & Mahindra are getting ready to launch the new Scorpio called Scorpio-N for the Indian market on June 27. Just a few days ago, Mahindra released teaser images revealing the complete appearance of the SUV. .
Designed by Mahindra India Design Studio (MIDS) in Mumbai, the new Scorpio will be larger than previous generation models. 2022 Mahindra Scorpio-N will be equipped with the latest features and a new layout.
The overall design of the SUV looks quite muscular. At the front, Mahindra has placed an elongated vertical grille design to become the twin headlights. The car also has a honeycomb grille on the lower part of the front bumper with C-shaped LED DRLs.
Moving aside, the new Scorpio gets new 18-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels and also has a slightly raised chrome border from the C-pillar.
Speaking of the back, the 2022 Scorpio has vertically mounted taillights and a side opening tailgate. The rear bumper has a rather flat design, similar to the old model. In addition, the rear lights of the SUV have been placed at the end of the bumper with a chrome strip surrounding it.
Moving on to the inside, the interior will also be completely new and is expected to come with a much larger touchscreen, vertically placed AC vents, and some interior details shared with the XUV700. .
The new Scorpio-N will have two engine options – petrol and diesel. Both engines will be borrowed by the XUV 700. However, due to a different tuning setting, the engine in the Scorpio will produce less power and torque. Both engines will be available with a 6-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed torque converter.
At launch, Mahindra Scorpio will compete with the likes of Tata Safari, MG Hector and Hyundai Alcazar. The new SUV will be manufactured at Mahindra’s Chakan facility. The new Scorpio will cost between Rs 12 and 19 lakh (factory).
3. Maruti Suzuki Brezza
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Maruti Suzuki Brezza 2022 is expected to be launched in India on June 30.
Speaking of design, New Brezza There’s a new grille at the front, flanked by sleeker headlights with L-shaped daytime running lights, a more premium plastic body, and new 17-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels.
Moving to the rear, the SUV will be equipped with thin-rimmed LED taillights, with the words BREZZA placed just below the Suzuki logo. The compact SUV will continue to be equipped with fake front and rear skids, just like the current version.
The SUV will be equipped with a floating touchscreen infotainment system that can be up to 9 inches in size. The car will also get the new flat-bottomed steering wheel seen on the new Baleno but the Brezza has paddle shifters.
Speaking of features, the new generation Brezza is expected to come equipped with wireless charging, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, Electronic Stability Control, six airbags, 360-degree camera, connected car technology With Suzuki Connect connectivity, gearshift paddles (AT) as well as a factory-made power sunroof, this will be the first Maruti Suzuki car with this feature in the country.
Talking about the Engine and Transmission division, the Maruti Brezza 2022 will be equipped with the same K15B 1.5-liter 4-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol engine, producing 103 horsepower and 136 pound-feet of torque. 8 Nm. The engine will be mated to a 5-speed manual transmission, along with a new 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission that replaces the 4-speed AT.
At launch, the Brezza will continue to compete with the likes of Kia Sonet, Mahindra XUV300, Tata Nexon, as well as a facelift of the new Hyundai Venue that will also be launched this month.
Prices for the current generation Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza start from Rs 7.84 lakh, but considering all the changes as well as the addition of new features, the new Brezza can be priced from around Rs 8 lakh (ex-factory). ) onwards.
4. Toyota Hyryder
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Toyota India is set to unveil its new midsize SUV (Codename: D22) in India on July 1, 2022. The new SUV is jointly developed by Suzuki in India and will also have a version. version of Maruti Suzuki (Codenamed YFG) will see the light of day a little later.
According to various reports, this new mid-size SUV is expected to be called the Toyota Hyryder but the company has yet to officially confirm the name.
As mentioned before, this new SUV was jointly developed by Suzuki and Toyota as part of a global partnership. Two all-new SUV models coming to India will be based on a new architecture based on the modular DNGA platform derived from Daihatsu. The DNGA platform has been specifically designed for emerging markets and is used for a number of Toyota and Daihatsu vehicles in the international market.
The upcoming mid-size SUV from Toyota and Suzuki has been watched numerous times on Indian roads. The main highlight of this SUV is the hybrid engine. Both SUVs are expected to be powered by Maruti’s 1.5-litre K15B petrol engine with some minor tweaks. This motor will be combined with an electric motor to further improve performance and efficiency.
The new Toyota Hyryder will take on long-standing rivals in the segment such as the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Skoda Kushaq and VW Taigun. The SUV is expected to come with premium appeal and features like connected car technology, 360-degree camera, ventilated front seats, head-up display, power-adjustable driver’s seat , touchscreen infotainment system, sunroof and more.
At launch, the new mid-size SUV competes with Kia Seltos, Hyundai Creta, Volkswagen Taigun, Skoda Kushaq and MG Astor. We expect the new SUV to be priced between Rs 10-18 lakh (factory price).
5. Hyundai Tucson
Hyundai India recently announced that it will launch the all-new Tucson SUV in the Indian market in the second half of 2022.
The exterior design will get a major overhaul with the introduction of the new ‘Paradigm’ grille, which seamlessly integrates with LED DRLs.
In terms of features, the fourth-generation Hyundai Tucson will likely receive a digital instrument cluster, Hyundai’s ‘BlueLink’ connectivity technology, a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system and a sunroof. overview. The brand can also offer ADAS technology on the Hyundai Tucson 2022.
The new generation Tucson will keep the same engine options as the current generation. The updated SUV model will be equipped with a 2.0-liter diesel engine capable of producing 182 horsepower and 400 Nm of torque. It will also come with all-wheel drive on top variants. Globally, the Tucson also comes with hybrid electric trains.
The current model is available at a price of Rs 22-27 lakh (at the showroom) and the new model will likely cost more. At launch, the Tucson 2022 will compete with the Tata Harrier, Jeep Compass, MG Hector and Citroen C5.