Upcoming SUVs In India Below 10 Lakhs

The small and compact SUV segments in India are not yet discovered fully. Today, there are only a few options when it comes to compact SUVs, like the Ford EcoSport, Hyundai Creta and the Maruti Vitara Brezza. This means for other manufacturers there is still a huge chance to establish themselves in this segment of the car sales.

Moreover, this situation is going to change really soon with big brands like Mahindra, Tata Motors, Maruti and Hyundai expected to launch their compact SUVs really soon.

Here are listing a few upcoming SUV cars in India that will be priced below 10 lakhs.

Chevrolet Small SUV:


Expected Launch Date End 2017

Estimated Price Rs 6-9 lakh

The upcoming compact SUV, popular by its codename- ‘GEM B’, is expected to play an important role in the revival of General Motors. It is expected to come with a 1.2 L turbo diesel and a 1.0 turbo petrol engine.

Renault Kaptur:


Expected Launch Date End 2017

Estimated Price Rs. 10-13 lakh

Renault Kaptur was unveiled recently; the production of this small SUV is already underway for international markets like Russia. In India, it is expected to launch by the end of this year or in the starting of next year. It is expected to employ a 1.5 liter diesel engine. However, nothing can be said confidently, until the official announcement.

Hyundai Carlino:


Expected Launch Date End 2017

Estimated Price Rs. 7-10 lakh

With Carlino, Hyundai has made it to the list of upcoming SUV cars in India below 10 lakhs. This compact SUV was first showcased by Hyundai at the Auto Expo 2016, and is expected to be launched by end of 2017. It is being developed as a competition to the HND14, Ford EcoSport and Maruti Vitara Brezza. It is expected to employ an all new engine lineup.

Honda WR-V:


Expected Launch Date Second Half 2017

Estimated Price Rs. 7 – 10 lakh

Honda is working on a small new SUV for India based on the Jazz hatchback. This new car might be sold under the name- WR-V. At present it is under testing on international roads with tests in India expected to start soon. This upcoming compact SUV will share a lot with the Jazz like cabin design and engine options. It is expected to launch in the second half of 2017.

Ford EcoSport Facelift:


Expected Launch Date Festive Season 2017

Estimated Price Rs. 7 – 11 lakh

Ford will roll out its first key update of the EcoSport this year. The EcoSport has got really popular as a compact SUV in India. However, after the launch of the Maruti Vitara Brezza its sales dropped. Ford is expected to launch the Facelift of the EcoSport by the 2017 festive season hoping to claim the lost market share back. Changes will be completely cosmetic and engine and transmissions options will be the same.

Maruti S-Cross Facelift:


Expected Launch Date End 2017

Estimated Price Rs. 9 – 13 lakh

Recently, Suzuki unveiled the S-Cross facelift for international markets. This updated is expected to be launched in India some time in 2017. Recently, the prices of Crossover were reduced in order to increase sales and the upcoming facelift should assist improve its appeal even more. Interiors and engine options are expected to be carried over. However, we can expect a petrol variant of the S-Cross along with the facelift.