No one had ever thought that we Indians will be obsessed with SUVs which once lurked behind hatchbacks until the dawn of this decade. From the old-school butch looking, muscular models to the leaner, contemporary new-age SUVs, Indian automotive market has seen a complete transformation. Not only that, India is probably the only market globally that offers sub-four meter models, tailored specifically for the price-conscious customers. With a good mix of SUVs ranging in size and price we bring you a compilation of best SUVs in India under Rs 10 lakh.
First launched in 2013, Ford EcoSport is instrumental in introducing the sub-four-meter SUV space in India. The SUV with contemporary looks and a choice of powerful petrol and diesel engines dominates the segment. Visually, it is probably one of the good-looking models with key elements like chrome finished grille, large air-dams, an upright bonnet and a sporty bumper giving an aggressive look to the front profile. However, on the inside, there is still some room for improvement in terms of styling. On the feature front, EcoSport packs an array of in-cabin and safety equipment. Coming to the mechanicals, the 123bhp 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol, 110bhp 1.5-litre petrol and 99bhp,1.5-litre diesel unit come with manual and automatic gearbox option.
Price- Rs 7.18 lakh to Rs 10.76 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) Competition- Maruti Vitara Brezza, Mahindra NuvoSport, Mahindra TUV300, Honda WR-V