Here is a list of top 5 big SUVs coming in our market in the next 1-2 years.
Thanks to the growing economy, purchasing power of Indian buyers has also increased. Additionally, availability of loans and easy finance further makes buying a new car easy. In recent times, the demand for big SUVs has increased. Products like Toyota Fortuner, Innova, Ford Endeavour, Mahindra XUV500 and others have received huge response from buyers in terms of sheer numbers. We all know how much Indians love SUVs, and in this article we listed 5 big SUVs coming in our market in the next 1-2 years.
Japanese automaker, Nissan is aiming at premium segment to drive sales in the competitive Indian auto market. The company plans to launch its global SUV range in India. What’s interesting is that Nissan will also launch the Terra 7-seater SUV in India in 2019. It is already on sale in select ASEAN markets. The SUV will challenge the likes of Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour. The Terra is powered by a new YD25 2.5-litre turbocharged diesel engine that churns out 188bhp of power and 450Nm of torque. Transmission options include a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed automatic unit. The top-end model also gets a part-time 4WD system with locking rear differential.
Launch – 2019
Tata Harrier is undoubtedly one of the most awaited new cars in India. The SUV will go on sale in January 2019. The Harrier will be a 5-seater model to rival Jeep Compass; Tata is also working on the 7-seater version. This model will be expensive than the 5-seater model and will challenge the likes of Mahindra XUV500 and the Honda CR-V. The 7-seater Harrier is expected to arrive in the second half of 2019. It will be powered by a 2.0-litre turbodiesel engine producing 173bhp of power and 350Nm of torque.
Launch – 2019
Fiat Chrysler Group is betting big on Jeep to grab some share in the growing Indian auto market. The company has announced to launch a 7-seater D-segment SUV, which will challenge the likes of Honda CR-V, Toyota Fortuner & Ford Endeavour. The SUV will be based on the Jeep Compass’ Small-Wide 4×4 platform. While details about the SUV are yet to be disclosed, it is expected to get the 2.0-litre turbodiesel engine from Compass.
Launch – 2021
India’s leading UV maker, Mahindra will soon launch its most expensive and flagship 7-seater SUV in India. Likely to be called Mahindra Inferno, the SUV is basically the re-badged SsangYong Rexton G4. The SUV will be powered by a 2.2-litre turbocharged diesel engine that produces 183bhp of power and 450Nm of torque. Both manual and automatic versions will be on offer. The SUV will challenge the Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour in the 7-seater premium SUV space.
Launch – November 19, 2018
– Next-Gen Mahindra XUV500
It is no secret that Mahindra is working on the new-generation models of its existing SUVs including XUV500, Scorpio, Thar and Bolero. The next-gen Mahindra XUV500 will be based on all-new platform, which will also underpin the future Ford C-SUV for Indian market. The new XUV500 will receive better equipped cabin and striking design. Moreover, it will be powered by a newly developed BSVI compliant diesel engine. The company could also launch the petrol version of the SUV.
Launch – 2020