Top 10 Budget-Friendly SUVs of 2020

Top 10 Budget Friendly SUV Cars in India for 2020

Undoubtedly, SUV cars have gained popularity in recent times. SUV cars provide comfort, luxury and are good to drive on Indian uneven roads. These cars are also popular amongst those who love off-road trips and explore untouched parts of the Indian landscape. In the recent past, the SUV car market has grown at a good pace and manufacturers have introduced quite a number of cars and their variants in the market. Listed below are the top 10 SUV cars of 2020 with their specification for you to make the right choice if you’re looking forward to buying one soon.

1) Tata Nexon 

Tata Nexon 

Ever since Tata Nexon has earned a 5-star safety rating in the Global NCAP crash test, the demand for this vehicle has increased. Tata is already known to manufacture some of the best cars in India. They not only keep safety as their priority but also look into the running cost, design and hassle-free driving on rough Indian roads. Tata Nexon comes in 24 variants, out which 14 are manual and 10 are AMT. The price of the lowest variant starts at Rs 6.95 lakhs and goes to Rs 12.7 lakhs. In this, the petrol version ranges between Rs 6.95 lakhs to Rs 11.2 lakhs, and diesel ranges between Rs 8.45 lakhs to Rs 12.7 lakhs. The newly available cars are BS6 compliant. It has sharp headlamps with a round-off grille. The latest version has got a new alloy wheel design to make the journey smooth. The engine is 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol and 1.5-liter diesel. The transmission option is unchanged, which is a six-speed manual gearbox and an AMT unity.

Price – Rs 6.95 lakhs onwards

Mileage – 17.88 Km/L

Engine – 1199 to 1496 cc

Transmission – Manual & AMT

Seating Capacity – 5

Ground Clearance – 209 mm

Recommended Tyre Size: 215/60 R16 95V

 

2) Hyundai Venue

With Venue, Hyundai is giving tough competition to its competitors in the SUV car market in India. To date, they had compact cars and ruled the market with their comfortable and stylish cars. With Venue, the game changed. The car received an overwhelming response when it was introduced in the market last year. The SUV is available 13 variants, out of which 11 are manual and only 2 are automatic. The basic model costs Rs 6.51 lakhs whereas the top model costs Rs 11.12 lakhs. The petrol variant ranges between Rs 6.51 lakhs to 11.12 lakhs whereas the diesel version ranges anything between Rs 7.76 lakhs to 10.85 lakhs. The Hyundai Venue has dark chrome finish in the grille, rectangular DRLs, and low-set bumper-mounted headlamps get the attention. It has got 16-inch alloys, projector fog lamps, and proper roof rails. The car has 90bhp and 220 Nm of torque.

Price – Rs 6.51 lakhs

Mileage – 17.52 – 23.7 Km/l

Engine – 998 – 1396 cc

Transmission – Manual & Automatic

Seating Capacity – 5

Ground Clearance – 195 mm

Recommended Tyre Size: 195/65 R15

 

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3) Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza

Maruti Suzuki knows the Indian market like no one else. Brezza is been running on Indian roads for a while and is one of the preferred Compact SUVs for various reasons. Despite the liking, the manufacturers are yet to introduce the petrol variant of this car. Today, the SUV only has a diesel version that ranges anything between Rs 7.8 lakhs to 10.73 lakhs.

The car comes in 9 variants, 5 of which are manual and 4 are AMT. It has got a 1.3-litre diesel engine that comes with a geometry turbocharger and ABS. They’ve haven’t changed a lot from the old version.

The top variant, ZDI+, has got an adjustable driver’s seat, single-zone climate control, automatic headlights, reversing camera, and a comprehensive trip computer. The AMT lacks cruise control though.

Price – Rs 7.8 lakhs onwards

Mileage – 24.29 Km/L

Engine – 1248cc

Transmission – Automatic & Manual

Fuel Type – Diesel

Seating Capacity – 5

Ground Clearance – 198 mm

Recommended Tyre Size: 215/60 R 16

4. Mahindra XUV300 

Mahindra’s one more popular, XUV300 makes it to the list of 10 Best SUV Cars in India in 2020. This is Mahindra’s first premium SUV and it is loved by people for its great exterior and amazing features. Despite a few flaws, the car is impressive.

The SUV has a 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine that makes 115bhp and 300 Nm of torque. The minimum torque is 1500rpm and the maximum is 4000rpm. This means it is best for low-speed and comfortable for high-speed as well.

The car comes in 11 variants, 8 are manual and 3 are AMT. The price of the car varies from Rs 8.3 lakhs to 12.69 lakhs, wherein the petrol version is between Rs 8.3 lakhs-11.84 lakhs and diesel price is between Rs 8.69 lakhs to 12.69 lakhs.

Price – Rs 8.3 lakhs onwards

Engine – 1197 to 1497 cc

Transmission – Manual & AMT

Fuel Capacity – Petrol and Diesel

Seating Capacity – 5

Ground Clearance – 180 mm

Recommended Tyre Size: 205/65 R16

 

5) Ford EcoSport

Ford EcoSport Ground Clearance

The new Ford EcoSport is loaded with some of the amazing features than its predecessors. It not only comes in six trims (Titanium, Titanium+, Ambiente, Thunder Edition, Trend, and EcoSport S) but is also powered with 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engine. Ford decided to offer 1.0-liter EcoBoost in its EcoSport S as well.

The car is available in 5 or 6-speed manual transmission and a 6-speed automatic in petrol version. Mentioning the exterior, the car has got 17-inch alloy wheels, dual-tone bonnet, and dark theme exterior that includes rear-view mirrors and black-painted front grille.

Price: Rs 8.04 Lakhs onwards

Engine: 1496 to 1498 cc

Transmission: Manual & Automatic

Fuel Type: Petrol & Diesel

Seating Capacity: 5

Ground Clearance:

Recommended Tyre Size: 195/65 R15, 205/60 R16, 205/50 R17

 

6) Kia Seltos

Kia entered the Indian market with Seltos, made specifically for the Indian roads. This Korean company entered the Indian market and was able to establish itself as a good brand. Despite having competitors like Tata Nexon and Hyundai Creta, with its pricing strategy, the car has made an audience for itself.

From the front, it looks like a tiger’s nose with chrome knurled and sleek LED. They’ve successfully been able to retain the design shown in the SP Concept.

The car comes in 24 variants, 16 are manual and 6 are automatic and 2 are automatic CVT. The price of the car ranges between Rs 9.89 lakhs to 17.34 lakhs. The petrol variant ranges between Rs 9.89 lakhs to 17.29 lakhs, whereas the diesel ranges between 10.34 lakhs to 17.34 lakhs.

Price – Rs 9.89 lakhs onwards

Mileage – 16.1 to 20 Km/l

Engine – 1353 to 1497 cc

Transmission – Manual, Automatic, & Automatic (CVT)

Fuel Type – Petrol & Diesel

Seating Capacity – 5

Ground Clearance – 190 mm

Recommended Tyre Size: 205/65 R16, 215/60 R17

 

7) Hyundai Creta

Hyundai Creta is the most famous name in the SUV Cars segment in India. It is known for its distinct styling and amazing collection of features. The car is available in 6 versions, E, E+, S, SX, SX(O) and SX(O) Executive. The car has a 1.4-litre diesel engine with 89bhp of power at 4000rpm and 220Nm of torque at 1500rpm. Another 1.6-litre diesel generates 126bhp of power at 4000rpm and 260Nm of torque at 1500rpm. The petrol engine of 1.6-liter gives 12bhp of power at 6400rpm and 151 Nm of torque at 4850rpm. The price of the car ranges between Rs 10 lakhs and Rs 15.7 lakhs. The price of petrol is between Rs 10 lakhs to Rs 14.21 lakhs whereas the diesel one is between Rs 10 lakhs to Rs 15.7 lakhs. It comes in 22 variants, 19 are manual and 3 are automatic.

Price – Rs 10 lakhs onwards

Mileage – 15.29 to 21.38 Km/l

Engine – 1396 to 1591 cc

Transmission – Manual & Automatic

Fuel Type – Diesel & Petrol

Seating Capacity – 5

Ground Clearance – 190 mm

Recommended Tyre Size: 215/ 60 R17

 

8) MG Hector

MG Hector is the manufacturer’s first product in the Indian market. This is introduced to compete against Tata Harrier and Jeep Compass. This car by the British automotive manufacturer, Morris Garages, is available in 4 engine gearbox setups – petrol manual, automatic, diesel manual and hybrid. Also, there are four trims – Smart, Super, Style, and Sharp. The price of MG Hector ranges between Rs 12.48 lakhs and 17.28 lakhs. The petrol version ranges between Rs 12.48 lakhs to 17.18 lakhs, the hybrid (petrol + Electric) ranges between Rs 13.88 lakhs to 16.28 lakhs, and diesel ranges between Rs 13.48 lakhs to 17.29 lakhs. It comes in 11 variants, 9 are manual and 2 are automatic.

Price – Rs 12.48 lakhs onwards

Mileage – 13.96 to 17.41 km/l

Engine – 1451 to 1956 cc

Transmission – Manual & Automatic

Fuel Type – Petrol, Diesel & Hybrid (Electic + Petrol)

Seating Capacity – 5

Ground Clearance – 192 mm

Recommended Tyre Size: 215/60 R17

 

8) Mahindra XUV500

Mahindra XUV500 shows its presence when on road. It has got some of the amazing features that get the attention as it passes by. The powerful engine makes the drive effortless and smooth.

The first thing anyone will notice is its large chrome grille. The latest version has got 18-inch alloy wheels. The diesel variant cost starts from Rs 12.37 lakhs and can go up to Rs 19.78 lakhs. The petrol variant, however, costs Rs 16.16 lakhs. The gearbox comes in 13 variants, out of which 7 are manual and 6 are automatic.

Price: Rs 12.37 Lakhs onwards

Engine: 2179 cc

Transmission: Manual & Automatic

Fuel Type: Petrol & Diesel

Seating Capacity: 7

Ground Clearance: 200 mm

Recommended Tyre Size: 235/65 R17

 

10) Tata Harrier

Tata Harrier is an amazing combination of Land Rover looks, comfortable and spacious interiors by the most trusted Indian automobile manufacturer in India for the Indian roads.

The newly announced Tata Harrier at the Auto Expo 2020 has a plethora of features such as a panoramic sunroof, a 22.35 cm infotainment system powered by 9 JBL speakers and an external amplifier for the best acoustic experience.

The SUV has the latest Kryotec 2.0L turbocharged BS6 engine, generating 170bhp and 350Nm of torque.

The car is available in 16 variants from which 9 are manual and 7 are automatic. This is the costlier SUV in the list with price ranging from Rs 13.69 lakhs to Rs 20.25 lakhs. The car comes with a diesel fuel tank only.

Price – Rs 13.7 lakhs onwards

Engine – 1956cc

Transmission – 6 Speed Manual & Automatic

Fuel Type – Diesel BS6

Seating Capacity – 5

Ground Clearance – 205 mm

Recommended Tyre Size: 235/70 R16

 

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