Upcoming SUV Cars in India 2022: In the past couple of months, India has witnessed launches of some most awaited SUVs, a segment highly in demand. While the 2022 Maruti Suzuki Brezza was launched in the country, Citroen also launched their C3 sub-compact SUV. On the other hand, multiple automakers unveiled their SUVs (Sports Utility Vehicle), giving us a glimpse on the upcoming launches in the country. These included the New Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, 2022 Toyota Hyryder, All-new Hyundai Tucson among others. In fact, the Sports Utility Vehicles have become the single largest selling body type in India, outpacing not only the sedans, but also hatchbacks. These SUVs are big in size, practical, yet value-for-money as compared to equally sized sedans and consists of a wide range of sizes, right from sub-compact to premium SUVs. Here’s a list of all the upcoming SUVs under Rs 25 lakh to launch in India in 2022.
1. Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara
India’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki is all set to launch the new Grand Vitara in India, resurrecting the popular SUV name. Earlier, Maruti Suzuki renamed the Vitara Brezza as Brezza only and will now utilize the Grand Vitara moniker for its first mid-size SUV based on the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder. It will also be the first strong hybrid from Maruti Suzuki in India, promising a segment best 28 kmpl mileage. Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara was recently unveilied in India with much galore and get host of new-age features, a premium and modern design language, added safety features as well.
2. Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder
The midsize SUV segment is going to see an all-new entrant with the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder this year. The SUV was recently unveiled, while the price announcement is expected closer to the festive season. The Urban Cruiser Hyryder has been developed in collaboration with Maruti Suzuki, and the latter will also have its own version of this SUV called the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara. The Urban Cruiser Hyryder is powered by two 1.5-litre petrol engines in India – one in mild-hybrid form and the other in strong-hybrid guise.
3. Hyundai Tucson
Hyundai Motor India Ltd. has announced that it will launch the all-new Tucson in the Indian market soon. Hyundai will introduce its premium SUV with the 4th Generation model arriving in the second half of the calendar year. The SUV upon launch will be competing against the likes of Jeep Compass and Volkswagen Tiguan in the Indian market. The 4th Generation Hyundai Tucson features completely new looks with completely new grills complemented by the LED DRLs. Moreover, the car features several pronounced creases, and the back end features split tail lights and an LED light bar that runs the length of the car.
4. Kia Seltos Facelift
Kia India recently announced to cross 5 lakh unit sales mileston in just 3 years and the driving force was its first ever SUV in India – the Kia Seltos. Kia is now ready to launch the Seltos facelift, which was recently spied testing in India for the first time. The Kia Seltos was launched backed in 2019 and is waiting to receive a mid-life update with revised front and rear fascia. Apart from the cosmetic updates, there will be changes to the cabin as well, with new features such as a 360-degree camera and ADAS technology. The Seltos will continue with the same powertrain options as now.
5. Hyundai Creta Facelift
Like the Kia Seltos, the popular Creta midsize SUV is all set to receive a mid-life facelift this year. India’s best selling mid-size SUV has already been uneviled in the international markets and just like the newly launched Venue, the updated Creta will gets its design inspiration from the new Tucson. Inside the cabin, the new Creta can get Tucson sourced ADAS system along with a fully digital instrument cluster like the Alcazar, updated connected car tech, and similar 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engines and the 1.4-litre turbo-petrol engine options.