New Delhi: The compact SUV market is attracting a lot of Indian millennials and you may be in the mood to get involved as the festive seasons come around the corner. What could be a better pleasure than buying yourself a dream car.
Here are 6 compact SUVs you can choose this Diwali
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The Urban Cruiser comes with the new and powerful, but fuel-efficient ‘K-Series 1.5-liter four-cylinder petrol engine’ that provides the best driving experience. Available in both urban cruiser manual and automatic transmissions (AT), all AT types are equipped with an advanced Li-ion battery with ISG-integrated starter generator (torque assist, regenerative braking and passive start-stop).
The exterior of the car has a two slot wedge cut dynamic grille with chrome and trapezoidal bolt fog area. It will be equipped with dual chamber LED projector headlamps, dual function LED DRL-cum-indicators and LED fog lights. Customers will have a choice of 16-inch diamond cut alloy wheels and an amazing selection of vibrant colors in a dual tone including distinctive brown.
The Urban Cruiser is fitted with attractive dual-tone dark brown premium interiors, ergonomically spacious and spacious cabin, smart entry with engine push start / stop button and auto AC. The Toyota Urban Cruiser comes with Android Auto / Apple CarPlay and smartphone-based navigation, high-touch touchscreen with Smart Playcast with Rain Sensing Wipers, Cruise Control and Electrochromic Inside Rear View Mirror (IRVM). A happy ride and excellent comfort.
Kia Motors India, the full owner of Kia Motors Corporation, has been offering the Sonnet since September 18.
Made in India, the Kia Sonnet comes with three engines and five transmissions. Two petrol engines – the SmartStream 1.2-liter four-cylinder and the powerful 1.0 T-GT – and 1.5-liter CRT diesel engine are offered. The Sonnet comes with five transmission options: five- and six-speed manual, an intuitive seven-speed DCT, six-speed automatic and Kia’s revolutionary new six-speed smartstream intelligent manual transmission. In addition, Sonnet’s automatic variants offer multi-drive and traction systems for added convenience, driver confidence and safety. The 1.5-liter diesel engine is mated to a six-speed manual transmission.
The Kia Sonnet features a sophisticated and vibrant cabin with a sleek, napkin dashboard and a stylish, minimalist center console that gives you easy access to travel on its class-leading features. The general atmosphere is youthful and luxurious – suitable for teenagers, always connected consumers.
The South Korean Auto Major was launched in May 2019 at a price of Rs 6.5-11.1 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
The space comes with three engine options – a 1.4-liter diesel engine in addition to the 1-liter turbo and 1.2-liter petrol powertrain – and sits below the Creta in terms of price and fit. The petrol variants are priced between Rs 6.5-11.1 lakh and the diesel trims are priced between Rs 7.75-10.84 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
Hyundai space comes with various India-linked integrated features. The company’s Blueling technology comes with 33 artificial intelligence and integrated features, 10 of which are specially designed for the Indian market.
This model comes with various features including electric sunroof, wireless phone charging, air purifier, cruise control. Safety features on the model include six airbags, speed-sensitive auto-door lock, and vehicle stability management.
The company said that the 1 liter petrol variant with manual transmission will deliver a fuel efficiency of 18.27 km per liter. The automatic trim with seven-speed transmission delivers a fuel efficiency of 18.15 km per liter. The 1.2-liter petrol variant comes with a fuel capacity of 17.52km per liter, while Hyundai claims that the 1.4-liter diesel trim will deliver fuel efficiency at 23.7km / h.
Maruti Vitara Presa
Launched in 2016, the Vitara Presa was an instant hit as it took over the market by a storm, making it the most award-winning compact SUV segment. The Vitara Presa has a huge fan base in the sub-4 meter SUV segment. Introducing the all-new Vitara Presa in February 2020 with enhanced sportsmanship, bold look, robust interior, premium interiors and new features.
Equipped with the powerful 1.5-liter K-Series PS6 petrol engine, the Vitara Presa is sure to delight customers. The compact SUV will be offered with a Smart Hybrid with a 5-speed manual and an advanced automatic transmission. The all-new Vitara Presa is available in three new dual tone color options – Sizzling Red with Midnight Black, Twilight Blue with Midnight Black and Granite Gray with Autumn Orange.
Global Auto Major Ford launched its compact sports utility vehicle ‘EcoSport’ in 2013 and has been looking for compact SUVs since its launch. The EcoSport is powered by 1.5L petrol and diesel engines. EcoSport’s powerful new engine, PS VI compliant, is designed to deliver excellent performance on every road, delivering power at 122PS (90kW) and 149 Nm of torque. The new EcoSport paddle shift lever comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission. It features sunroof feature, stunning grille design, bold HIT headlamps and new alloy wheels. The upgraded SYNC system at Ford EcoSport excels in connectivity, entertainment and information. The touch screen is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It comes with 6 airbags and advanced safety features.
First launched in 2017, the Tata Nexan has come a long way. The compact SUV Nexon received the best ratings from the Global NCAP based on multiple crash test results. For driver and passenger safety, the Nexan is fitted with dual-front airbags and seat belts with front-tensioner, load-limiter and crash-locking tongue. Other safety features on the Nexon include ABS with EPD, ISFix anchor for child seat, child-safety door locks, voice-based alarms and corner fog lights to ensure all kinds of safety when driving on the road with the help of diagonal.
It is powered by a 1.2 liter petrol Revotron unit (110 PS power and 170 Nm of torque) and a 1.5 liter diesel engine (110 PS power and 260 Nm of torque) – both of which are mated to a six-speed transmission system. Tata Motors has recently announced the launch of the XM (S) variant of the Tata Nexan. The company is now offering the XM (S) variant with electric sunroof at a starting price of Rs 8.36 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), making it the most affordable vehicle in the segment with this feature in India.