The 7 seater SUV cars in India below 10 lakhs are known for their spacious cabin as it’s well-suited for an average Indian family and their close-knit family. Although spacious vehicles were in the auto-market much before the expansion of SUV in India, the present-day models have deepened the competition. Now, it’s not only about the space inside the cabin that matters, but also the convenience, comfort and styling too. This has further influenced the popularity of large 7 seater SUV cars in India below 10 lakhs. In the recent past, we have witnessed the launch of several new 7 seater SUV cars in India below 10 lakhs like Mahindra TUV300 Plus, Maruti Ertiga MPV, Tata Nexon and etc. For those who (budget-restricted people) are looking for 7 seater SUV cars in India below 10 lakhs, here is the list for you.
7 Seater SUV Cars in India below 10 lakhs: Mahindra TUV300 Plus
The Mahindra TUV300 Plus is an essentially extended wheelbase version of its earlier Mahindra TUV 300 sub-4 meter SUV model. Having said that, the LWB model brags with the huge proportions and gets the design indications from its earlier model. Traditionally, an SUV is longer in the body and comes with three rows in which the third row has larger glass area. On the inside of TUV300, the third row comes with seats facing forward. This SUV has an engine displacement type of 1.99-litre mHawk unit that musters up a torque of 320 Nm and a power of 120bhp. Mahindra TUV 300 comes with transmission options of 5-speed manual as well as the automatic transmission gearbox. Inspired from the ‘Battle Tank’ design, this Mahindra TUV300 Plus 7 seater SUV cars in India below 10 lakhs will carry almost the same style as of its present model Mahindra TUV300.
Price of TUV300 Plus – Starts at Rs.8 lakh
Engine Option – 1.99-litre mHawk
New Maruti Ertiga
Maruti Suzuki, the largest car manufacturer of India is expected to launch next generation Maruti Ertiga MPV (Multi-Purpose Vehicle) in the next half of the year (2018). The Ertiga model has already been unveiled at the Indonesia International Motor Show 2018. It was supposedly expected to make its debut at the Delhi Auto Expo 2018, but unfortunately, it didn’t happen. The new Maruti Ertiga model is developed on the new generation Suzuki’s platform that also underpins the Maruti Baleno and Dzire. It is also expected that Maruti Ertiga will also get a crossover derivative. The new model boasts with a new 1.5-litre VVP petrol engine that generates a max power of 105bhp and a torque of 138Nm. On the other front, the diesel engine could get a newly developed 1.5-litre engine. Maruti Ertiga comes with a transmission option of 6-speed AMT gearbox.
Price of Maruti Ertiga – Rs.7.5 lakh
Engine Option – 1.5-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel
Maruti Wagon-R MPV
To make the most out of its tallboy hatchback Maruti WagonR’s popularity, the company is now trying to launch a new 7 seater SUV cars in India below 10 lakhs based on the former model. Presently, Maruti is offering 7 seater facilities only to the Ertiga MPV that is making a decent sales in the Indian auto-market. The 7 seater wagon-R may join SUV line up in the second half of 2018. The styling bits on the MPV will be taken from the parent hatchback, while under the hood it’s most likely to get either K-series 1.2-litre or K10 1.0-litre petrol engine. The transmission option of new Maruti Ertiga includes both manual and AMT gearbox unit. It’s also one of the cheapest automatic cars in India.
Price of Maruti Ertiga SUV – Rs.5 to Rs.7 lakh
Engine Options – 1.0-litre K-series or 1.2 K-series petrol and 1.3-litre DDiS diesel
Tata Nexon – Compact SUV
Tata Nexon is one of the strongest competitors in the 7 seater SUV cars in India below 10 lakhs. It is also vaunted as the first compact SUV car from the Indian land. Its funky stance is derived from the Tata’s Impact Design 2.0 philosophy that has won many accolades from the youth and driving mass audience towards it. It is available in both diesel and petrol engine that is provided with both manual and AMT transmission option. It renders a max power of 108bhp and musters up a torque of 170Nm.
Price of Tata Nexon – Rs.6.06 lakh to Rs.10 lakh
Engine Options – 1198cc engine
The Renault Duster is one of the trendsetters of compact SUVs in the country. Similar to the Nissan Terrano, the Duster is provided with both 1.5-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel engine. Duster has the transmission option of 6-speed Easy R-AMT variant. It makes the driving smooth and safe even in the harshest conditions. It gives a maximum power of 105bhp @5600rpm while mustering up a torque of 142Nm @4000rpm.
Price of Renault Duster – Rs.8.93
Engine Options: 1.5-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel