The consumer in India are enjoying the new compact SUV’s in the market, seeing the trend the automobile companies are coming up with more models. This started with the launch of Duster by Renault in 2012 and EcoSport by Honda later. The Indian consumer loved these models and the sales were way up as expected by the companies.
Companies like Maruti, Hyundai, Honda and Mahindra are also jumping into the race. They will be launching their treats in the coming years. Here is an overview of some of the compact SUV’s that you will see in 2014.
• Maruti Suzuki XA Alpha
Maruti will launch its model somewhere early in 2014. They are expected to keep the price within 7 to 10 lakhs. Maruti has always designed cars for the common man and this time also this model will be a try to impress the common man, yet make him feel like a king.
• Honda Small SUV
Honda will come out with its wonder somewhere in the middle of the year2014. It is likely that they will keep the range within 8 to 12 lakh.
• Hyundai ix35
Hyundai will also launch it model in the early section of the year. It will be a competition to the Maruti’s XA Alpha as the price range that is being selected by Hyundai is 7 to 9 lakhs.
• Mahindra compact SUV
Mahindra has plans too to come up with a model that is being expected to be launched somewhere at the end of 2014. It will again be interesting to see, after the huge success of XUV. The expected price range for now is 6 t 9 lakhs.
• Chevrolet Trax
Chevrolet plans to come up with a model for a compact SUV around mid 2014. It will price its SUV for 9 to 12 lakhs.
• Kia Sportage
Kia is entering the Indian market with this SUV that it will launch somewhere in late 2014. The expected price range will be within 9 to lakhs for this SUV. The catchy feature about this model will be the, ‘Tiger nose front’. It will be something new and fresh to see in the Indian market.
With so many models available, the consumer will have a wide range of vehicles to choose from. 2014 will be an interesting year to see the compact SUV’s competing with each other to make their place in the market.