India's 10 Best SUVs

By SiliconIndia   |   Friday, 12 October 2012, 12:51 Hrs
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Bangalore: SUVs are a combination of cargo and passenger cars. With sleek designs, sheer weight and size, they are popular for many years with buyers due to their off-road capabilities. Listed below are the popular SUVs in India. Check them out!

Renault Duster



Renault India following the trend of the Indian car market has announced the price hike for its recently launched top selling SUV, Renault Duster. The price hike is going to be effective from the month of October and will range from 30, 000 to 40, 000 across India. Renault Duster was launched with an introductory price of Rs 7.19 lakh for its base variant and received an amazing response with clocking in over 20,000 bookings. The diesel variant houses a 1.5 litre, dCi, K9K diesel and boasts of a fuel efficiency of 20.45 km per litre (ARAI figures) which is going to see a price hike of 40, 000 while the petrol variant which is powered by a 1.6 litre engine churns our 104PS and gives a fuel average of 13.24 Km per litre prices are going to be raised by 30, 000.



Mahindra XUV 500



Mahindra XUV 500, the Cheetah inspired SUV’s AWD (All Wheel Drive) variant is soon going to be out for grabs. Mahindra and Mahindra the utility vehicle giant has opened the bookings for the Mahindra XUV 500 AWD with an amount of 40, 000. Mahindra XUV 500 previous bookings figure reached 32,000+ bookings in June and 25,000+ bookings in February this year, the company is expecting no less this time. In all the fun and frolic, the one thing that puts a set back to the happy atmosphere is the fact that the customers may have to wait for as long as 2-3 months before deliveries start taking place. Mahindra XUV 500 have already proved its worth in the market and the AWD option can further amplify XUV 500 position in the market against its arch rivals like yet to launch Tata Safari Storme,Tata Aria and old players like Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour.



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