With the sheer variety of SUVs launched yearly, it’s no shock that 2019 will likely be just about the identical too. However whereas the SUV launches yearly differ from subcompact to compact to luxurious, full sized and a handful of efficiency SUVs, 2019 goes to be particular for a unique purpose. It will likely be the primary time that we see not one, not two however three subcompact, sub-Four-metre subcompact SUVs launched in India in the identical yr. Because of this that likes of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, the Ford Ecosport and the Tata Nexon can have powerful competitors subsequent yr from the likes of the brand new Mahindra XUV300, the upcoming Toyota subcompact SUV and naturally, the Hyundai QXI or Carlino SUV too. So let’s take a fast have a look at these three and see what they may provide.
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Mahindra XUV 300
The XUV300 is basically the sub Four-metre model of the Ssangyong Tivoli and would be the most premium providing from the Indian SUV maker within the sub Four-metre section after the launch of the TUV300, Nuvosport, and KUV100. The brand new SUV300 will get a 1.5-litre diesel engine and a model new 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine mated to a 6-speed handbook gearbox. The Mahindra XUV300 will come fitted with a touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and inbuilt navigation. The subcompact SUV can even get seven airbags on the highest spec model together with ABS, EBD and digital stability program too.
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The Hyundai subcompact SUV has been within the works for a very long time now, particularly for the reason that idea was first proven on the 2016 Indian Auto Expo. The automobile was noticed present process some closing testing lately and as anticipated, it appears to be like like a child Creta. Anticipate the Carlino/QXI to be primarily based on the i20 platform and get the identical 1.Four-litre CRDI diesel engine and the 1.2-litre Kappa petrol engine mated to a 6-speed and 5-speed handbook gearbox respectively. Whereas there are not any actual bulletins but on the automated variations, anticipate Hyundai to supply an auto field on the SUV to be able to woo the highest layer of the subcompact SUV shopping for viewers.
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Toyota’s Brezza Sub Four-metre SUV
The Toyota badged Vitara Brezza will likely be produced at its Bengaluru plant.
Toyota and Suzuki’s three way partnership will see automobile sharing between the 2 automakers. Whereas Suzuki will get the Corolla to badge Maruti Suzuki in India, Toyota will get the Vitara Brezza and the Baleno in return. The Toyota model of the Maruti Suzuki Brezza will likely be launched within the second half of 2019 and can see a redesign of the entrance finish, bumpers, headlights, rear lights and naturally, wheels. The automobile can even get an up to date inside with some Toyota inputs whereas the underpinnings will keep the identical. That mentioned, anticipate the Toyota SUV to get a petroleum engine on the time of launch, almost certainly the 1-litre Boosterjet turbocharged petrol engine.