Once a rare sight even for luxury car owners, the panoramic sunroof is now a common feature across vehicles of diverse styles and budgets. From sleek sedans and sporty SUVS to extravagant luxury rides, panoramic sunroofs are what add an extra oomph to these cars.
Wondering whether a sunroof is really worth the money? Picture this: from stargazing on a roadtrip to imagining raindrops racing against each other during monsoon, a panoramic glass sunroof can really amp up your car’s interior and provide you with an incredible driving experience.
So, if the idea of counting stars from inside your car excites you, we’ve worked to bring you a list of the best cars with a panoramic sunroof in India.
|Model||Fuel Type||Body Type||Mileage||Ex-Showroom Price|
|Hyundai Creta||Petrol/Diesel||SUV||16.8 – 21.4 km/l||₹10.18 Lakhs – ₹17.98 Lakhs|
|Hyundai Alcazar||Petrol/Diesel||SUV||14.5 – 20.4 km/l||₹16.30 Lakhs – ₹20.15 Lakhs|
|Mahindra XUV700||Petrol/Diesel||SUV||10.7 – 15.1 km/l||₹12.49 Lakhs – ₹20.00 Lakhs|
|Tata Harrier||Diesel||SUV||16.35 km/l||₹14.30 Lakhs – ₹21.09 Lakhs|
|BMW X7||Petrol/Diesel||SUV||10.54 – 13.38 km/l||₹1.65 Crores|
|MG Hector||Petrol/Diesel/Hybrid||SUV||12.36-17.41 km/l||₹14.99 Lakh onwards|
|MG Astor||Petrol||SUV||15.07 km/l||₹10.81 Lakh onwards|
The Hyundai Creta is undoubtedly one of the best cars with a sunroof in India. As is evident with the waiting periods of up to one year, Indian consumers absolutely love this feature-packed and compact SUV. What makes it so popular is that it offers premium features and a reliable driving experience while also being affordably priced.
The Creta comes in two engine variants, 1.4L turbo-petrol and 1.5L diesel with responsive handling and smooth road manners. It is also equipped with sound safety features like ABS, 6 airbags, and all-wheel disc brakes.
From cooled seats and a cabin air purifier to the premium Bose sound system, the Hyundai Creta is a steady all-rounder in the Indian market.
|Max Power||138 bhp/115 bhp|
|Max Torque||242 Nm/240 Nm|
|Transmission Type||Manual and automatic (DCT)|
|Stunning panoramic sunroof|
|8-speaker Bose sound system|
|Elegant dual-tone interior|
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The Hyundai Alcazar comes with an exciting voice-enabled smart panoramic sunroof that makes for an enthralling driving experience. Powered by a 1.5l petrol Turbo GDi engine and equipped with features such as three drive and traction control modes, the Alcazar is a great option for adventure enthusiasts.
If you’re drawn towards an exciting interior, the Alcazar also offers 64 ambient lighting colour options and a dual-tone cognac brown seating that offers premium comfort and ride quality.
|Engine||2.0-liter petrol engine/1.5-liter diesel engine|
|Max Power||152 bhp/115 bhp|
|Max Torque||190 Nm/240 Nm|
|Transmission Type||Manual and automatic|
|Voice enabled smart panoramic sunroof|
|Puddle lamps with Hyundai logo projection|
|Advanced Hyundai Blue Link ‘Connected-Car’ technology|
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The Mahindra XUV700 is undoubtedly one of the most sought-after cars in India. Available in the Adrenox and MX trims, each with its unique sub-divisions, this car offers drivers a driving experience that’s both thrilling and reliable.
Equipped with a stunning panoramic sunroof, adaptive cruise control, and over 60 connected features through the AdrenoX Connect app, the XUV700 is an absolute beast to manoeuvre even on the most challenging roads.
|Maximum Power||185 bhp (Petrol)/200 bhp (Diesel)|
|Maximum Torque||450 Nm (Petrol)/380 Nm (Diesel)|
|Transmission||6-speed Manual and 6-speed Automatic|
|Engine||2.2-litre Turbo, 2.0-litre Turbo|
|Mileage||15 km/l (Petrol)/17 km/l (Diesel)|
|Level 2 ADAS|
|11-Speaker Sony Audio System with subwoofer|
|Panoramic Skyroof TM|
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Built from the iconic Land Rover, the Tata Harrier offers robust construction and a commanding road presence. This mid-size SUV is as wide as the Tata Safari and boasts a similar wheelbase, providing ample space and comfort for five passengers.
The Harrier’s panoramic sunroof is one of the many reasons that makes the car worth every penny. Boasting an array of top-notch features like a 7-inch infotainment system, a 9-speaker JBL sound system, and Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS), the Harrier guarantees a premium driving experience.
|Engine||Kryotec 170 Turbocharged BS6 Phase 2 Diesel engine|
|Transmission||6-speed manual & 6-speed torque converter automatic|
|Mileage||14.6 – 16.3 km/l|
|Body Type||Mid-size SUV|
|Wide Panoramic Sunroof|
|Kryotec 170 Turbocharged BS6 Phase 2 Engine|
|Legendary Land Rover’s D8 Platform|
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Sporting irresistible chrome highlights and a panoramic ‘sky lounge’ sunroof, the BMW X7 makes for a mighty presence on the road. This beast of a vehicle comes with exciting features like the BMW Head-up Display that shows driving information directly in your line of sight and Remote Functionality that lets you manoeuvre the car in and out of tight parking spaces with ease.
The X7 is also powered by the BMW TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder petrol engine that takes the car from 0 to 100 km/h in just 5.8 seconds! An ideal ride for road trips, this flagship BMW SUV is built to offer a memorable driving experience.
|Engine||BMW TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder|
|Max Power||375 bhp|
|Max Torque||520 Nm|
|Sky Lounge Panoramic Sunroof|
|BMW Gesture Control: ‘Swiping’ or ‘Pointing’ to perform functions like receiving calls, adjusting the volume, etc.|
|Automatic air conditioning with 5-zone control|
|xDrive: All-wheel drive with intelligent power distribution to ensure a smooth and secure ride|
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The Hector is a spacious five-seater SUV that boasts an impressive panoramic sunroof. Fitted with a sporty three spoke steering wheel, a touch screen infotainment display and a seamless digital instrument cluster, this feature-packed SUV comes with a host of perks.
This car sports a dual-tone interior that gives it a luxurious look and feel combined with artificial leather seating that remains a breeze to maintain.
In terms of performance, this SUV is powered by a 1,956 cc engine that generates 170 bhp of maximum power along with 350 Nm of maximum torque. With a seamless engine, useful safety features and stylish interior, the MG Hector is undoubtedly one of the best cars with a panoramic sunroof that the Indian market has to offer.
|Maximum Power||170 bhp|
|Maximum Torque||350 Nm|
|Engine||1,956 cc Diesel|
|Boot Space||587 litres|
|Panoramic sunroof with ambient lighting upgrades|
|Three-spoke steering wheel|
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Launched in 2021, the MG Astor is powered by a 1.5 litre, four-cylinder petrol engine that produces 138 bhp and 220 Nm of power and torque respectively. This five-seater comes with a panoramic sunroof, Autonomous Level 2 technology, a 10.1 inch touchscreen infotainment system and a 360-degree camera.
In terms of safety, the Astor is equipped with ABS with EBD, ISOFIX seating, and cruise control. While Astor’s base model starts at ₹10.52 lakh, the top variant goes up to ₹18.43 lakh with the car being available in five splendid colours, including Spiced Orange, Aurora Silver, Glaze Red, Candy White, and Starry Black.
|Maximum Power||138 bhp|
|Maximum Torque||144 Nm|
|Transmission||6-speed Manual or 8-speed CVT|
|Mileage||15.51 km/l (MT), 14.52 km/l (CVT)|
|Boot Space||433 litres|
|Blind Spot Detection|
|Autonomous Level 2 Technology|
|ABS and 6 Airbags|
|Automatic Climate Control|
From expensive luxury sedans to sporty SUVs, panoramic sunroofs are a common feature that appeal to car buyers across diverse segments.
So, if you want to feel like you’re seated in a convertible whilst in a sedan or an SUV, get behind the wheels of any of the cars we’ve spoken about, and enjoy panoramic views on your next weekend getaway or the next run to the supermarket!
Q. Which car models offer the biggest and most expensive panoramic sunroofs?
McLaren GT, Rolls-Royce Cullinan, Range Rover Sport, and the Bentley Flying Spur are some of the most luxurious car models that feature a panoramic sunroof.
Q. Are panoramic sunroofs standard features on these cars or are they optional add-ons?
The cars we’ve spoken come equipped with a panoramic sunroof, however, some base models from different brands offer an optional upgrade.
Q. Can a panoramic sunroof be added to a car after it’s purchased?
Yes, a panoramic sunroof can be added to a car post-purchase but this is available as an add-on, and may take a few days to install.