The Indian automobile industry is going through a rough phase with a slump in sales. But that has not discouraged the automakers from launching new products in the market. SUVs have become the new favourite of Indian buyers and it has been raining SUVs in 2019. It all started with the launch of Tata Harrier and the latest SUV to be launched is the Kia Seltos.
We take a look at the top 5 SUVs under ₹15 lakh in India. The SUV segment has come a long way in India and the current market trend is all about features. The tech gizmos on the SUVs attract the buyers and it is the future. Without further ado, let’s take a look at the list.
5. Hyundai Creta
The Hyundai has been one of the consistent performers for Hyundai for a long time. But the Creta has lost its crown in the mid-size SUV segment as the Seltos becomes the new leader. But the Hyundai Creta is still a good buy with prices starting at ₹9.60 lakh. With its reliable engine and a host of features, the Creta is a very good buy, considering its price point. But the Creta misses out on the connectivity features which is found on the Kia Seltos.
4. Tata Harrier
The Tata Harrier was one of the most anticipated SUVs of 2019. The Harrier sports a new design language and its huge body proportions ensure to grab eyeballs on the road. The Harrier is also one of the most affordable midsize SUVs in the market. The prices for the Tata Harrier starts at ₹13 lakh and the SUV also comes with a host of features. Tata Motors will also introduce the 7-seater version of the Harrier which is likely to be named as Cassini.
3. MG Hector
The MG Hector is the first product from the stable of MG Motor in the Indian market. The MG Hector is a big SUV which is somewhat comparable to the Harrier. The Hector also features a unique split headlamp design similar to Harrier. The prices for the MG Hector start at ₹12.18 lakh. The Hector packs a punch and it comes with all the features that you will ever need. To top it off, Hector is a connected SUV and comes with a massive touchscreen.
2. Hyundai Venue
The Hyundai Venue might be a smaller SUV than the other SUVs on this list. But the Venue is one of the best SUVs that you can buy right now. Yes, the Hyundai Venue has been a hit in the Indian market and it even went on to beat the segment-leader Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza. The prices for the Venue start at ₹6.5 lakh which is well under the ₹15 lakh mark. The Venue also gets three engine options and comes with connected features, which has become the new trend in the industry.
1. Kia Seltos
The Kia Seltos tops this list as it is a complete package when it comes to design, features and engine option. Kia has left no stone unturned when it comes to the Seltos. The pricing is also aggressive with the base model costing ₹9.69 lakh. The Kia Seltos comes loaded with features and gets all the tech gizmos. The Seltos is selling like hotcakes and it has already beaten some of the established players in the country.