The SUV segment cars are capturing the market to a great extent because of its multifarious use. It is one of the fastest selling cars in the automobile industry at the moment as the cars have extremely spacious interiors along with sturdy exteriors. As the SUV can accommodate many more passengers than a sedan or a hatchback, people prefer buying it for the purpose of luxury and for long distance travels. The following are some of the new SUV cars to be launched in India in 2013.
Top 5 Upcoming SUV Cars in India in 2013
Range Rover Sport
Land Rover has seen a massive success with the launch of Evoque in the country. It is said to be the best luxury SUV in the world at the moment. The new Sport has a longer wheel base which has been increased by 178mm giving more space to the rear passengers. The car has been given an athletic look with slim headlights and sloping grille. The car is powered by a 5-litre, V8 super charged engine which is capable of producing maximum power of 510PS. The car is expected to be launched by October 2013.
Price: Rs 1-1.1 crore.
New Mitsubishi Outlander
The Outlander is facing a lot of competition from cars being launched in the same segment. The new Outlander has been fitted with a lot of new features to get an advantage over its competitors. The front end or the car is the interesting bit with the rear end being left slightly blank. The car is powered by a 2-litre, MIVE petrol and 2.2-litre Clean diesel engine with a 6 speed automatic gearbox. The car is expected to be launched by November 2013.
Price: 20-23 lakhs.
Hyundai Santa Fe
With a variety of cars being launched in the SUV segment, Santa Fe is not doing so well in the automobile industry. Hyundai has decided to launch the new generation model with better looks and styling. The massive upfront grille and the sharp headlamps make the car look more attractive than before. The car is equipped with a 2-litre diesel engine capable of producing maximum power of 194bhp and comes with a 6-speed automatic gearbox. The car is expected to be launched at the 2014 Auto Expo around December 2013.
Price: Rs 22-26 lakhs.
The Tiguan is a typical Volkswagen car. The car stands out amongst other cars with two part rear lights. Just like the other high end cars of the company, the Tiguan has interiors with the best finish. The car has an impressive boot space and also features audio system and steering controls. It is powered by a 2-litre , TDI engine which is capable of producing maximum power of 160PS. Tiguan has been fitted with ESP, 6 airbags and seatbelts in order to ensure safety of the passengers. It is expected to be launched by December 2013.
Price: Rs 18-25 lakhs.
After the success of the Captiva in the Indian market, the company decided to launch the new Trailblazer. The car made its debut at the 2011 Dubai International Motor Show. It is powered by a 2.8-litre, Duramax turbo diesel engine. The interiors have the typical Chevrolet design with a flowing instrument panel. It is a 7-seater and has three row tumbles. The USB and the auxiliary connectivity audio system along with digital climate control system are some of the added features in the Trailblazer. It is expected to be launched by January 2014.
Price: Rs 17-22 lakhs.