Sub-Compact SUV is a segment which is getting most popular among the Indian audience nowadays. The word SUV made us think of something muscular and big. The SUVs that were popular in the Indian market were sturdy and powerful but now the scenario has changed. Ford EcoSport was the first sub-compact SUV in India. As the segment got popular, more popular, people started acce[ting the new car and that is when the competition began.
Earlier, Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour and Toyota Land Cruiser ruled the SUV market but now the sub-compact SUVs like the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Venue and the Tata Nexon have become extremely popular among the Indian audience. This is a completely new segment which Ford introduced in India by bringing in the EcoSport but with time, people have gradually accepted these pretty looking sub-compact SUVs in India.
Enough of the past; let’s talk about the future now! So with the growing competition, many automakers are planning to try a hand at the sub-compact SUV segment. Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza currently leads the segment in terms of sales followed by the Hyundai Venue. The sub-compact SUVs in India are getting popular because this helps the passenger to have that SUV feel without letting the tax burning a hole in their pockets!
The upcoming sub-compact SUVs in India include the Kia’s Sonet SUV which will share elements from the Hyundai Venue, the Renault HBC and another one that Nissan is planning to bring in to the Indian market.
The sub-compact SUVs in India or around the world may resemble full-fledged SUVs but lack the rugged off-roading capacity to some extent. On the other hand, these cars give us the advantage to sit higher than sedans and have a more spacious cabin than a hatchback making these a pretty good choice and therefore a popular option to go for! Don’t forget to take the poll below!