Upcoming suvs in india 202017 New Upcoming SUVs in India 2020 || SUVs in India managed to remain in demand despite an industry-wide sales slowdown. Currently, this can ascribe to factors like high ground at the clearance, a commanding stance, and overall improved visibility. Consequently, these vehicles are very suitable for our roads. In addition, automakers are a little hesitant to launch a new sedan or a hatchback. Consequently, they aren’t shying away from adding SUVs to their portfolios in India. Because, if like many other buyers you too are in the market for an SUV. While auto industry is suffering from sales crisis, SUV and crossover space saw demand over several months. In addition, car makers are coming up with a range of new SUVs. Moreover, technologically advances than what is currently plying on the roads. Just as 2019, next calendar year will see a variety of SUVs and crossovers across different price ranges and segments. In 2020, several new and promising SUVs are launching with potential to shake up respective segments. And here we have listed all of them :
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17 New Upcoming SUVs in India 2020
1. Tata Gravitas (7 Seat Harrier)
Launch Date: Feb 2020
Expected Price: Rs. 12.9 Lakh To Rs. 18.5 Lakh
Finally, Tata will launch Gravitas (7-seater Harrier) in February, test mule of 6-seater Gravitas was recently testing.
Firstly, It expected to power by same 2.0-litre diesel engine found in the Harrier. Whereas, it produces 140PS of power and 350Nm of torque although in higher state of tune. Next, it paired to either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic. Lastly, tata is working on 1.6-litre petrol engine that could find way into Gravitas in 2020.
Firstly, 7-seater Gravitas similarly equipped as the Harrier, with addition of third row of seats. Next, last row seats get their own blower controls, USB charging ports, cup holders and grab handles. Similarly, Gravitas expected to get faux wood inserts, 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment unit, and steering-mounted controls. However, tata could offer a panoramic sunroof in the Buzzard and bigger wheels as well.
At last, Gravitas is direct competitor to the Mahindra XUV500 and upcoming 7-seater version of the MG Hector.
2. Tata H2X (Hornbill)
Expected price: Start at Rs 5 lakh
Expected unveil: Auto Expo 2020
Firstly unveiled at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, the H2X concept previews Tata’s upcoming entry-level SUV. Next, it will position under the Nexon sub-4m SUV in its lineup. So that, the H2X will underpinn by ALFA ARC platform, same as the Altroz premium hatchback.
Finally, tata Motors confirmed that it will showcase a pre-production version of H2X at upcoming Auto Expo 2020.
In contrast, H2X will build on Tata Motors’ new ALFA platform and will sit below Nexon in Tata’s SUV line-up. Next, measuring in region of 3,840mm in length and 1,635mm in height, with 2,450mm wheelbase. In context, production version will sport a chunky, squared-out design for a scaled-down SUV look. Thats why, there are styling cues from Harrier SUV too – most notably in two-part headlight setup. Similarly, there are LED DRLs at each end of the slim grille. Finally, the main lamps in the production-version will likely position lower down on the bumper.
Firstly, micro-SUV expected to power by BS6 1.2-litre petrol engine mate to 5-speed manual of 5-speed AMT. At last, tata will likely introduce an all-electric version of the same in the future.
In conclusion, the H2X will take on the Mahindra KUV100. It will also rival the Ford Freestyle and other similarly priced mid-size hatchbacks.
3. MG Hector ( 7 seater ) 2020
Expected price: Rs 13.50 lakh to Rs 18 lakh
Expected launch: Feb 2020
First, it is first connected car in its segment. Next, it has kick starter with 120 centres for convenience of customers. In addition, this figure will go up to 250 in September. Next, the connected car tech remains the magnum opus. Then, it packs-in the best of connected car tech Indian customers have seen so far.
First, system offers features – Real-Time Navigation, Remote Location, Geo-Fencing, Emergency Response and Indian accented voice assist for plethora of features. Then, MG Hector also comes with pre-loaded apps like – TomTom IQ Maps, Gaana Premium, and AccuWeather app among others. Next, system comes with first machine-to-machine embedded sim, along with SUV Internet Protocol version 6 which makes it 5G-ready. Obviously, SUV is under warranty period. At last, it has Electronic Stability Program, Hill Assist, cruise control, MID, powered seats and powered tailgate among others.
In addition, diesel variant powered by Fiat-sourced 2.0-litre engine which churns out 168 bhp and 350 Nm of peak torque. Next, it mates to six-speed manual transmission as standard. Then, petrol variants will get the 1.5-litre, four-cylinder turbo petrol engine. Consequently, it develops 141 bhp and 250 Nm of peak torque.
4. Mahindra Thar 2020
Expected price: Start at Rs 10 lakh
Expected Launch: Feb 2020
First, 2020 Mahindra Thar spotted with removable roof panels and premium features.
First, the new Thar will pack a lot more than the current version of the off-roader. Next, climate control, steering-mounted controls and a better, more detailed instrument cluster expected to feature on the new Thar.
Firstly, new Thar expected to power by a new 2.0-litre diesel engine that will comply with BS6 standards. Next, it will send power to the wheels via a 6-speed manual transmission. Despite being smaller than the current 2.5-litre engine that produces 105PS/247Nm, the new engine expects to have a greater output. In addition, Mahindra will also offer the new Thar with a petrol engine and an automatic transmission. Finally, it also expects to borrow the 2.2-litre diesel engine from the Scorpio and XUV500 as well.
Lastly, the Gurkha is in the Thar’s shadow. Next, it offers more versatile package, with five-door setup, hard- and soft-top roof and seats facing front.
5. Mahindra XUV500 2020
Expected Price: Starts at Rs.12 lakh to 18 lakh
Expected Launch: March 2020
Firstly, Mahindra will launch the BS6 XUV500 soon.
Firstly, its variant equipped with features like six airbags, ABS with EBD, ESP, rollover mitigation, hill launch assist and hill control. Other features are 18-inch alloy wheels, electric sunroof, front and rear fog lamps, automatic projector headlamps, and rain-sensing wipers. In addition, an 8-way electrically adjustable driver seat, automatic climate control, tilt and telescopic steering are also on offer. It gets 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay along with connected apps and Eco Sense.
Next, the Mahindra XUV500 comes with a 2.2-litre diesel engine mated to either a 6-speed MT or a 6-speed AT. In conclusion, it is available in both 2WD and 4WD options but only with a manual gearbox.
Lastly, XUV500 takes on likes of Jeep Compass, Hyundai Tucson, Toyota Innova Crysta, MG Hector and Tata Hexa. Then, next-gen XUV500 will also rival the Tata Gravitas once it is launched in February 2020.
6. Mahindra Scorpio 2020
Expected Price: Starts from Rs.9.99 lakh
Expected Launch: Mid-2020
Firstly, the next-gen Scorpio’s interior has been spied. Next, It is available in six variants: S3, S5, S7 140, S9, S11 2WD, and S11 4WD.
First, Mahindra offers Scorpio with dual front airbags and ABS as standard on all variants. You get features such as automatic projector headlamps with LED DRLs, electrically adjustable ORVMs, rain-sensing automatic wipers. In addition with automatic climate control, cruise control, and a 6-inch touchscreen infotainment system with CD, DVD, Bluetooth and navigation. Next, it also comes with tilt-adjustable steering with audio controls, rear parking camera with sensors. And with dynamic guidelines, tyre pressure monitoring system, and a micro-hybrid system.
Consequently, Scorpio comes with two diesel engines: a 2.5-litre m2DICR 4-cylinder unit and 2.2-litre mHawk motor. While 2.5-litre engine is good for 75PS of power and 200Nm of torque. The latter is available in two tunes: 120PS/280Nm and 140PS/320Nm. Finally, the 2.5-litre and standard 2.2-litre engines mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.
Finally, Scorpio rivals the Renault Duster and Hyundai Creta.
7. Hyundai CRETA 2020
Expected Price: Starts from Rs.10 lakh to 17 lakh
Expected Launch: April 2020
Firstly, hyundai offers 1.6-litre diesel-manual as well as the 1.4-litre diesel-manual in the entry-level variants of the Creta. Next, hyundai offers the Creta in six variants: E+, EX, S, SX, SX(O), and SX(O) Executive.
Creta gets sunroof, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and mobile charging dock. More, a 6-way driver seat, ventilated front seats, push-button start, smart key band, parking camera, IRVM, and climate control. Consequently, safety features on Hyundai Creta include dual front airbags and ABS with EBD. They come with side and curtain airbags, vehicle stability control, electronic stability control, and hill launch assist. However, ISOFIX child seat anchors only offers on the SX AT trim.
Firstly, it offers with three engine options: a 1.6-litre petrol unit, 1.4-litre diesel unit, and 1.6-litre diesel unit. Next, engine offers 6-speed manual gearbox, 6-speed automatic transmission restricted to 1.6-litre petrol and diesel units.
Last, it rivals likes of the Maruti Suzuki S-Cross, Renault Duster, Renault Captur, Nissan Kicks and the Kia Seltos. Next, the Creta will also compete with the upcoming Skoda VISION IN SUV.
8. Hyundai TUCSON 2020
Expected Price: Starts from Rs.18 lakh to 24 lakh
Expected Launch: Mid- 2020
The Hyundai Tucson 4WD (diesel automatic) launched at Rs 25.19 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The front-wheel-drive range-topping diesel GLS automatic now replaced by this 4WD model. Check out the model in detail here.
The Tucson features a total of five variants and offers two engine and two transmission options. Notably, there is no four-wheel drive variant on offer yet, but it expects to come soon. It fills the vacant SUV slot between the Creta and the Santa FE in Hyundai India’s lineup.
It powers by a 185PS 2.0-litre diesel and a 155PS 2.0-litre petrol.
The Tucson rivals the likes of the Honda CR-V, VW Tiguan, upcoming MG Hector and the Jeep Compass.
9. Vitara Breeza 2020
Expected Price: Starts from Rs.7 lakh to 10 lakh
Expected Launch: March-2020
A production-spec Vitara Brezza facelift spied hinting at an imminent launch.
It is available in four variants: LDI, VDI, ZDI, and ZDI+. The Vitara Brezza offers with dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX child seat anchors, sensors, seatbelts and force limiters.
It features Suzuki’s SmartPlay touchscreen infotainment unit that supports Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and MirrorLink functions. It comes with rear parking camera, cruise control, rain-sensing auto wipers, push-button stop/start, and climate control in higher-spec variants. Maruti offers the sub-4m SUV with ‘iCreate’ customisation kits. A Limited Edition Sports pack recently introduced in the Vitara Brezza.
It is available with one engine – 1.3-litre DDiS200 diesel unit that produces 90PS of power and 200Nm of torque. It offers with a choice of a 5-speed manual transmission or a 5-speed automated manual transmission (AMT). The Vitara Brezza claimed fuel efficiency of 24.3kmpl.
The Vitara Brezza competes with Hyundai Venue, Ford Ecosport, Mahindra TUV 300, Honda WR-V, Tata Nexon and Mahindra XUV300. It will also rival the upcoming Renault HBC and the Kia QYI.
10. Maruti S-Cross 2020
Expected Price: Starts from Rs.8 lakh to 10.5 lakh
Expected Launch: Mid-2020
The Maruti S-Cross will get a new petrol engine variant at the 2020 Auto Expo. Read the details here.
The S-Cross facelift is available in four variants – Sigma, Delta, Zeta and Alpha – same as before.
The Maruti crossover comes loaded to brim this time around. It gets LED headlamps, leather upholstery, cruise control, 60:40 split rear seats. And, a 7-inch infotainment system with Android Auto connectivity. It misses on the rear AC vents.
In the facelift, Maruti ditched the 1.6-litre diesel engine . It only offers in the relatively underpowered 1.3-litre diesel now. Further, the 1.3-litre diesel now comes with Suzuki’s mild-hybrid SHVS tech. The S-Cross facelift delivers a claimed mileage of 25.1kmpl – an increase of 1.45kmpl. Ground clearance now reads 137mm.
The Hyundai Creta continues to be the arch-rival of the updated S-Cross as before, along with the Renault Duster. But now, it also competes with the Renault Captur.
11. Skoda KAMIQ
Expected Price: Starts from Rs.10 lakh to 14 lakh
Expected Launch: April-2020
Skoda released an interior sketch of the upcoming Vision IN SUV on December 18, 2019. It is the first vehicle build on the MQB IN A0 platform. However, the carmaker also told us that it will not launch in India until 2021. For one, we know that it is 4.26 metres long, or about 20mm longer than the Kamiq.
The Skoda Kamiq safety features will include 9 airbags, including knee and side airbags for the rear seats as well. The front assist and lane assist which will come as standard. Consequently, the Adaptive Cruise Control and Driver alert fatigue system will come as optional in this car.
The SUV will power by a 115PS 1.0-litre TSI petrol engine. Skoda will offer a 7-speed DSG option alongside the 6-speed manual standard transmission.
It will also compete against its Volkswagen sibling, the VW T-Cross.
12. Skoda Karoq
Expected Price: Starts from Rs.18 lakh to 25 lakh
Expected Launch: Mid-2020
The Skoda Karoq launched in India by 2020. It will take on the likes of the Jeep Compass and the Hyundai Tucson.
The Skoda mid-size SUV made its world debut in May 2017 as the Yeti’s replacement. The Karoq sit between Skoda’s flagship SUV, the Kodiaq, and the India-bound Kamiq compact SUV. Prominent features include panoramic sunroof, Virtual Cockpit, 360-degree camera, front parking sensors,10-speaker Canton sound system and 3-zone climate control.
While it is available with six engine options in international markets. It gets VW Group’s 1.5-litre TSI EVO turbocharge petrol engine as well as staple diesel – 2.0-litre TDI. The Kamiq offers with a choice of a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed DSG. It will locally assemble like VW Group’s other MQB-based SUVs.
for the Karoq include the Jeep Compass, and the MG Hector in India.
13. Volkswagen T-Cross 2020
Expected Price: Starts from Rs.18 lakh to 20 lakh
Expected Launch: End-2020
Volkswagen Group will launch three new Skoda and three Volkswagen cars in the Indian market. The first model from VW is the T-Cross SUV that will stack up against the Hyundai Creta and Renault Duster. While European launch will take place in end of 2018 or early 2019, India launch will take place in 2020.
Firstly, T-Cross offered in two versions with European market getting short wheelbase version.
Similarly, emerging markets will get the long wheelbase version. Next, the Euro spec Volkswagen T-Cross based on the MQB A0 platform and measures 4.11 metres. While the longer version measures 4.19 metres for markets like India, China, Brazil among others. Finally, the wheelbase on the longer version measures 2.65 metres while the height is 1.56 metres.
Firstly, T-Cross comes standard with 1.0-litre turbocharged three-cylinder available in two iterations with either 94 bhp or 114 bhp. Next, there’s also a 1.6-litre turbodiesel four-cylinder unit with 94 bhp on offer. After that, more powerful 1.5-litre petrol will also join the line-up soon. Depending on the engine, the Volkswagen T-Cross comes with a five- or six-speed manual gearbox or a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox.
Finally, Volkswagen T-Cross from the German auto giant will rival the likes of Hyundai Creta and Nissan Kicks in India.
14. Volkswagen T-Roc 2020
Expected Price: Starts from Rs.9 lakh to 12lakh
Expected Launch: End-2020
Firstly, Volkswagen T-Roc is compact SUV that rivals likes of MINI Countryman and Honda HR-V in Europe. Next, it needed missing link in Volkswagen’s global line-up and well received as urban SUV alternative to car like Golf. In context, it will come as a petrol-only model.
The car offered in India will fully load, and therefore shall have a rather premium positioning. VW India would want to create desirability around the car. Since it will position above the Hyundai Creta, and below the Jeep Compass (yes that is Tata Harrier territory). T-Roc is quite compact, powerful engine, sophisticated gearbox, great equipment levels and refinement what will create some appeal for it; or so VW would hope.
Firstly, it comes standard with 1.0-litre turbocharged three-cylinder available in two iterations with either 94 bhp or 114 bhp. Next, there’s also a 1.6-litre turbodiesel four-cylinder unit with 94 bhp on offer. After that, more powerful 1.5-litre petrol will also join the line-up soon. Depending on the engine, the Volkswagen T-Cross comes with a five- or six-speed manual gearbox or a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox.
Finally, T-Roc is competing against Jeep Compass, Toyota Innova Crysta, Tata Harrier, Tata Hexa, Hyundai Elantra and Skoda Octavia.
16. Renault HBC Compact SUV
Expected Price: Starts from Rs.7lakh to 8.5 lakh
Expected Launch: Mid-2020
Firstly, the HBC spied testing ahead of its showcase at the Auto Expo 2020, see it here. Renault’s sub-4m SUV (codenamed HBC) will launch in the second half of 2020.
Based on the CMF-A+ platform, which also underpins the Renault Triber. Besides architecture, HBC expected to use components like steering wheel, seats, instrumentation and suspension with Triber, offering economies of scale. Expect Renault to smartly package the compact SUV to take on its established competitors. And, we can expect top-spec variant equipped with a large infotainment system, at least four airbags, cooled storage places.
In addition, the Renault HBC compact SUV expected to power by a BS6 compliant 1.0-litre TCe turbocharged petrol engine. Next, this motor develops 99bhp and 160Nm of torque in the UK-spec Renault Captur. That’s why, power figures of the HBC are unknown yet. Finally, transmission options will include a five-speed manual gearbox and an AMT.
In conclusion, it will rival the Maruti Vitara Breeza and Hyundai Venue.
16. KIA QYI Compact SUV
Expected Price: Starts from Rs.6.5 lakh to 11 lakh
Expected Launch: October-2020
Firstly, Kia confirmed that its sub-4m 5-seater SUV (codenamed QYI) will launch in the second half of 2020. With the pre-production debut likely at Auto Expo 2020, the launch expected in August 2020.
Similarly, Kia offers sub-4m SUV with sunroof, 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Finally, Kia’s UVO connected car tech with an eSIM.
Consequently, it expects to get the Venue’s 1.2-litre petrol and the 1.0-litre turbo petrol. Consequently it could borrow the Seltos’ 1.5-litre diesel unit. Next turbo-petrol will get option of 7-speed DCT auto, the diesel could come with 6-speed AT.
Lastly, it will take on the Ford EcoSport, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon and the Mahindra XUV300.
17. MG Maxus D-90
Expected Price:Starts from Rs.28 lakh to 32 lakh
Expected Launch: October-2020
Firstly, SAIC developed a new diesel powertrain used in Maxus and new Hector in India.
In context, it equipped with 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system, panoramic sunroof, 360-degree camera, 3-zone climate control and 8-inch digital instrument console.
Recently in China, Maxus D90 powered by 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine capable of producing 221bhp and 360Nm of torque. Next, this engine offers with a six-speed manual transmission and a six-speed automatic transmission.
In conclusion, D90 will rival likes of the Toyota Fortuner, Mahindra Alturas G4 and the Ford Endeavour.
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