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Top 10 Best SUVs to Buy in India in 2020

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Top 10 Best SUVs to Buy in India in 2020

SUVs are gaining quick popularity in India. They provide comfort, luxury, space, speed, and are apt for all kinds of roads in India. SUVs are the perfect car for family drives as they can fit at least six members comfortably and are suitable for long distances like a drive to a hill station holiday. Additionally, the look of an SUV is supreme and gives the driver a powerful riding experience. Are you considering buying a new car? We suggest selling your old car and buying a swanky new SUV! As it is the new generation car for the bold, meticulous, and modern drivers of today. We at Cars24 suggest the top 10 best SUVs to buy in 2020, which account for boundless driving experience and an unforgettable drive with family and friends.

Jeep Compass

One of the most popular SUV among youngsters, especially men, Jeep Compass is a second-generation model of the powerhouse brand Fiat Chrysler. Jeep Compass displays a compact SUV model, which is far ‘leaner’ looking than other SUVs. It comprises cutting-edge technologies that have made it the title of 26 awards and recognitions within its first year of launch. The best part is that Jeep Compass for India is produced in India, which reduces its selling price compared to other SUVs.

Ex-Showroom Price: Rs. 15.60 Lakh to Rs. 25 Lakhs.

Type: Available in both manual and automatic. Available in both petrol and diesel.

Hyundai Venue

Hyundai Venue

Launched in May 2019, this model of Hyundai has been an immediate hit. Unlike other Hyundai cars, the Hyundai Venue Sport has a luxury feel to it featuring a glossy black front grille, red brake calipers, low heightened bumper fixed headlamps, roof rails, etc. The car was awarded the Indian Car of The Year Prize (ICOTY) for 2020.

Ex-Showroom Price: Rs, 6.55 Lakh to Rs. 11.15 Lakhs

Type: Available in both manual and automatic. Available in both petrol and diesel.

Ford EcoSport

Ford EcoSport

Ford EcoSport is the American carmakers highest selling model and one among the top sellers in the sub-compact SUV segment in India. The car is available in six trims (Ambiente, Trend, Titanium, Titanium+, Sports & Thunder edition) and comes with two engine variants 1.5L Ti-VCT (dragon series) Petrol and 1.5L TDCi Diesel. The car features 17-inch alloy wheels, double-layered bonnet, and unique design. The car interiors and front grille are painted in black to highlight the car’s main color, portraying a shadow effect of dark and light color. Ford Eco Sport is extremely popular in European countries due to its easy driving and handling capabilities. The only drawback of the car is the power on the petrol variant on the highway whereas the turbocharged diesel engine Ecosport is punchy and powerful both in the city and on the highway.

Ex-Showroom Price: 8.04 Lakhs
Type: Available in both manual and automatic. Available in both petrol and diesel.

Hyundai Creta

Hyundai Creta

This is another highly likable, consumer-friendly, and hit model by Hyundai. Hyundai Creta was especially targeted for the Indian market due to its thinly veiled design. It uses the Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 concept of design, which will be seen in all future Hyundai car models. The car features a high-tech audio system, a day-night rearview mirror, and fully automatic temperature control. The Creta comes with three engine and three gearbox configurations

  • The 1.4-litre turbo unit is offered only with a 7-speed DCT (Automatic)
  • The 1.5-litre petrol is available with both 6-speed Manual Transmission and CVT (Automatic)
  • The 1.5-litre diesel engine gets 6-speed Manual Transmission and 6-speed Automatic Transmission.

Ex-Showroom Price: The starting price is 10 lakhs

Kia Seltos

Kia Seltos

The closest competitor to the highest seller in the sub-compact SUV segment, the Kia Seltos was launched 11 months ago and the company has already sold 1 lakh units. Kia Seltos’s design looks apart from all other SUVs and has a niche customer base who appreciate its chiseled look. The car is comfortable and uniquely designed. Kia Seltos won the Viewer’s Choice Car of The Year at the Autocar Awards 2020 due to its consumer-friendly features.

Ex-Showroom Price: Rs 9.90 Lacks to Rs 17.35 Lacks

Type: Available in both manual and automatic. Available in both petrol and diesel.

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza

Maruti Suzuki entered the compact SUV segment with the Vitara Brezza. The car features LED headlamps, 16-inch dual-tone alloy wheels, faux skid plates, L shaped front lights, grille with the Suzuki logo.  

Maruti is the most trusted car brand in India as it caters to all classes of people, has been in the market for a very long time, and provides low maintenance cars.

A unique feature of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is in the inbuilt seven inches Smartplay Studio, which recognizes voice commands and helps with traffic updates and navigation.

Ex-Showroom Price: Starts from Rs 7.8 Lakhs.

Type: Available in both manual and automatic. Available in only diesel to support the new BS 6 emission norms. 

Mahindra XUV300

Mahindra XUV300

Mahindra cars have a niche audience who are true to the brand and completely believe in it. The Mahindra SUV looks huge and bulky and is for the power rider. The car features some unique qualities like  ABS with EBD, ESP, Hill Start Assist, and airbags for both driver and passenger. The car is available in 11 variants. 

Ex-Showroom Price: Starts from Rs 8.3 Lakhs

Type: Available in both manual and automatic. Available in both petrol and diesel.

Toyota Fortuner

Toyota Fortuner was launched in 2009 and has been a big hit all these years. The car has undergone multiple upgrades in terms of its facelift, increasing luggage space, and technologies (adjustable seats). Toyota Fortuner is on the higher price point than the other SUVs mentioned on this list but still ended up selling 160,000 from its launch in 2009 till 2019.

Ex-Showroom Price: Rs 28.18 Lakh to Rs 34.20 Lakhs

Type: Available in both manual and automatic. Available in both petrol and diesel.

Toyota Innova

Toyota Innova Crysta

Another offering by Toyota which is extremely popular and is also considered as a premium SUV. Just like the Fortuner, Toyota has constantly been upgrading the Innova as well to meet market trends and fulfill customer requirements. These upgrades include facelift, larger grille, seating varieties, dual airbags, and larger bumpers.

Ex-Showroom Price: Rs 18 Lakh to 30.01 Lakhs

Type: Available in both manual and automatic. Available in both petrol and diesel.

Tata Harrier

Tata Harrier

Tata re-entered the SUV market with the launch of Tata Harrier in January 2019. The car attracts a niche audience loyal to the brand of Tata cars, and customers describe the car as offering great reliability. One of the most highlighted features of the car is its telescopic adjustable steering.

Ex-Showroom Price: Rs 13.7 Lakh to 20.25 Lakhs

Type:  Available in both manual and automatic, Available only in diesel but a petrol variant will launch soon.