Many automakers have found much success in the SUV segment in recent times whether it’s a compact SUV midsize SUV or a full-size SUV. Consequently, new SUVs and crossover are making their way to the Indian market, and here we have the top 5 most awaited SUVs in 2022.
- Maruti Suzuki Vitara
Maruti Suzuki is stepping up and launching a new midsize SUV Vitara in the Indian market. The brand has already had a mid-size SUV called Maruti S-cross but didn’t have much success in India. The upcoming next-generation Vitara would be based on an improved version of the global see platform and position above the new generation Breeza. It could launch later this year at the end or in the first month of 2023.
- Jeep meridian
The American manufacturer Jeep is looking to launch the seven-seater or six-seater version of Jeep Compass called Meridian in the Indian market. The test mules of Meridian have already been spotted many times on the road and it has been a long time coming and it will certainly help the brand to strengthen its presence in India. It is believed that it could come powered with a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbo diesel engine which develops 200 HP of maximum power. Compared to the regular model compass Jeep Meridian is likely to have more space end redesign exteriors mainly at the front and rare profile.
- Mahindra Scorpio
This year Mahindra is likely to launch the new generation of Scorpio which has been spotted many times during city testing and off-roading in Ladakh. It will likely be built on an updated ladder frame Chase’s with plenty of changes inside out. It could be powered with two engine options same as new generation Mahindra thar and Mahindra XUV 700. The new generation Mahindra Scorpio would have two tools diesel engine and single tune petrol engine. Apart from that, the SUV would be available with a 2.2-liter diesel engine as well. The launch date is yet to be confirmed by the officials of Mahindra, but it is likely to go on sale from the second quarter of this calendar year.
- Maruti Suzuki Jimny
The largest car manufacturer in the country the Indo-Japanese brand Maruti Suzuki could be launch a new generation compact SUV or a lifestyle SUV Jimny in India. For this several years, Maruti Suzuki is manufacturing Jimny in India and exporting to the foreign global markets. At first, it could be offered with three doors configuration as the 5-door configuration is in development right now. Upon launch, it will rival with Mahindra thar and force Gurkha unexpected to have a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder petrol engine developing 105 PS of maximum power and 138 Nm of peak torque.
- Hyundai Tucson
in the overseas or global markets, the fourth generation of Hyundai Tucson based on a sportiness design philosophy has already been launched in late 2020. It is likely to make its Indian market debut this year. The exterior interior features a lot of changes compared to the ongoing model and could spice things up in the premium SUV space upon the launch. In India, it will likely go up against Jeep Compass, Tata safari, add Tata Harrier.
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