Automobile industry in India is
experiencing an unforeseen boom. Thanks to the buoyant economic condition,
today almost every decently earning Indian dreams of owning a car be
it a stylish sedan, a people's car or a luxurious sport utility vehicle
(SUV). SUVs, especially, have found a strong base in the domestic
marketplace. Many auto majors are cashing in on its increased popularity and
demand, and coming up with new SUV models each year. Following are the top
10 SUVs that have been ruling Indian roads for the last few years:
Tata Safari Dicor
Launched almost a decade ago, Tata Safari still
stands strong as the most favorite SUV in India. Its elegant built with the
subtle bulge and comfortable interiors have made it the family car of choice
for most young middle-class urban elite Indians.
Tata Safari Dicor
comes with dual
engine options: a 2.0L MPFI petrol engine that churns out 125 bhp and a 2.2L
VTT diesel engine that produces 138 bhp. The two drive configurations and
the amazing fuel economy of 9/13 km/l (city/highway) makes Tata Safari truly
one best SUVs in India. not advisable. High beam lights do not help in
better visibility during fog.
This is undoubtedly the most successful sport
utility vehicle in India. It is powered by a 2.2L mHawk aluminium CRDe
Inline-4 engine that is competent of generating a power of 120 bhp. The
interiors of Scorpio is more spacious and luxurious than any other sports
utility vehicles in India. Talking of performance, this utility vehicle
gives you an impressive mileage of about 10.5 km/l in city and about 15 km/l
on highways, and can reach a top Speed of 156 kmph.
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara
This SUV in India is powered by a 2.0L
VIS Inline-4 petrol engine with an optional 4-speed automatic transmission
and a highly efficient 5-speed manual transmission. Maruti Suzuki Grand
Vitara stands out in design concept, and its safety features along with
other functionalities make it the most wanted SUV in India.
A recent entrée in the SUV car segment,
Outlander is Mitsubishi's first
SUV in India
. The sports
utility vehicle is powered by a 2.4L MIVEC I4 engine that is capable of
generating 168 bhp power. It has a highly advanced 6-speed manual and a
6-speed auto transmission which gives it exceptional performance, handling
functionality, and stability.
The only SUV launched by Honda, Honda CR-V is certainly
one of India's top 5 SUVs in terms of power, performance and sophistication.
It has a highly advanced 2.4L i-VTEC Inline-4 engine and real-time
all-wheel-drive (AWD) system which is competent of producing a power of 160
bhp. The amazing fuel efficiency of about 9km/l in city also make CR-V one
of the bestselling SUVs of India.