Due to their tough exteriors, roomy interiors, and high ground clearance, SUVs are among the most popular car types in India. Not all SUVs, meanwhile, are prohibitively pricey or unaffordable for the typical automobile customer. In truth, there are lots of reasonably priced SUVs that deliver good performance and exceptional value. Here are the top 5 cheapest SUVs in India in 2023 you must check out.
Top 5 Cheapest SUVs In India In 2023
Starting Price: Rs 6.0 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
The Tata Punch is the newest, smallest, and most reasonably priced micro-SUV produced by Tata Motors. The Punch is simply a jacked-up hatchback with SUV-like styling and features. Tata Punch price in India starts from Rs 6.00 lakh (ex-showroom). It has a 1.2-litre gasoline engine that generates 86 hp, and it may be combined with either an AMT or 5-speed manual transmission. The Punch has a high driving position, strong ground clearance, a roomy interior, and a sizable trunk. Additionally, it has a digital instrument panel, automatic climate control, a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, dual airbags, and ABS.
Starting Price: Rs 6 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Another affordable compact SUV that provides excellent value for money is the Nissan Magnite. It has two engine choices, a 72 hp, 1.0-litre normally aspirated petrol engine and a 100 hp, 1.0-litre turbo-petrol engine. The Nissan Magnite price starts from Rs 6.00 lakh and goes up to Rs 11.02 lakh (ex-showroom) for the range-topping variant. The latter is more supple and powerful while also being positioned as the most fuel-efficient engine in the entire portfolio. This engine can be coupled with either an automatic transmission or a 5-speed manual gearbox. The Magnite boasts a sophisticated appearance, a spacious cabin, and a sizable boot. A wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto system, LED headlights, cruise control, a rear parking camera, and hill start assist are also included in the list of equipment.
Starting Price: Rs 6.50 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Although it shares most of the mechanicals and platform with the Nissan Magnite, the Renault Kiger is different in appearance and offers a few more amenities. It shares the same engine options as the Magnite and has a price range of Rs 6.50 lakh to Rs 11.23 lakh (ex-showroom). To make it more practical for city driving, the Kiger also has an AMT gearbox option for the naturally aspirated petrol engine. The Kiger sports a stylish exterior, a roomy cabin, and a sizable boot. In addition, it has traction control, a 7-inch digital instrument cluster, wireless smartphone charging, ambient lighting, an air purifier, and four airbags.
Starting Price: Rs 7.72 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
The Hyundai Venue is a compact SUV that has many features and different engines. You can buy it for Rs. 7.72 lakh to Rs. 13.18 lakh depending on the model. The Venue has six variants- E, S, S+, S (O), SX and SX (O). Three engines options are offered with the new Hyundai Venue in India- 1.2-litre petrol with a five-speed manual gearbox, a 1-litre turbo-petrol with a six-speed iMT or a seven-speed DCT (automatic gearbox) and a 1.5-litre diesel with a six-speed manual gearbox. The 2023 Hyundai Venue features list includes features like an eight-inch screen with voice control, an air purifier, a digital dashboard, a four-spoke steering wheel, rear seats that can lean back, a driver seat that can move electrically and new 16-inch wheels. The Venue also has up to six airbags, ABS, a rear-view camera, rear parking sensors and a hill-hold assist for safety and better practicality.
Starting Price: Rs 7.80 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
The Tata Nexon price in India starts from Rs 7.80 lakh for the base variant and goes up to Rs 14.50 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the range-topping version. Multiple variants are on sale in the county while two gearbox options are on offer for the buyers – 1.2L Revotron Turbo Petrol and 1.5L Turbo Diesel. A spacious and comfortable cabin along with a high, 209 mm, ground clearance makes the Nexon a practical compact SUV in India. Furthermore, the Nexon also boasts features like TPMS, automatic climate control, cruise control, keyless start/stop button, electrically adjustable sunroof and wireless charger. It also has an NCAP rating of five stars and two airbags for safety.
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