Hyundai Creta has been ruling the mid-size SUV phase since its launch in 2015. The SUV entered into its second technology early final yr with complete beauty adjustments, characteristic upgrades and new BS6-compliant engine setup. Favoured for its premium styling, feature-packed inside and environment friendly powertrains, the brand new Creta has been reaching new gross sales information with every passing month.
Inside one yr of its arrival, the SUV recorded over 1.21 lakh gross sales within the home market. As of now, Kia Seltos is the robust competitor of the Creta. In coming months, there shall be three new contenders to problem the dominance of Hyundai’s compact SUV. Right here’s a short on the upcoming Hyundai Creta rivals.
Skoda Kushaq, based mostly on the Imaginative and prescient IN idea, is about to hit showrooms in mid 2021. Will probably be desgined on the Volkswagen Group’s closely localized MQB AO IN platform and have the phase’s largest 2651mm of wheelbase. The SUV will include two turbocharged petrol engines – a 113bhp, 1.0L, 3-cylinder and a 147bhp, 1.5L, 4-cylinder unit. Whereas the previous shall be obtainable with the 6-speed guide and torque convertor automated gearbox choices, the latter shall be paired to a 7-speed DSG automated transmission.
MG Astor would be the subsequent huge launch from the British carmaker in India. It’s basically the petrol model of the ZS electrical SUV. The carmaker has confirmed that the Astor will arrive within the third quarter of 2021 –i.e. close to round this Diwali season. The SUV is more likely to be the primary automobile in its phase to supply ADAS (superior driver help system). Powering the mannequin could possibly be a 1.5L naturally aspirated petrol and a 1.3L turbocharged petrol engine making 120bhp with 150Nm and 163bhp with 230Nm. In comparison with the Creta turbo-petrol, the Astor shall be considerably extra highly effective.
Volkswagen Taigun is reported to launch this yr’s Diwali season. Just like the upcoming Skoda Kushaq, it is going to underpin India-specific MQB AO IN platform and are available below the model’s India 2.0 venture. The carmaker claims that Taigun would be the “Most secure, Strongly Constructed SUV” in its class. The SUV could be had with both a 1.5L, 4-cylinder turbo petrol engine or a 1.0L, 3-cylinder turbo petrol motor. There shall be three gearboxes on supply – a 6-speed guide, a 6-speed torque convertor automated and a 7-speed DSG automated.