With the current popularity being at an all-time high, the SUV segment of the automobile industry is thriving – especially in India. The market is vast and has a lot to offer, so let’s take a look at
7 Most Reliable Midsize Car Models
Here are explained 7 of the most reliable midsize models set to make their appearance in 2020:
KIA SELTOS SUV
KIA might be a newcomer in the Indian market, but it has quickly gained recognition for its top-tier specifications. The Seltos will most likely go up against competition like the Renault Duster and Hyundai Creta but has the potential to produce a lot more.
Under the hood, the Seltos is expected to come with a number of engine options including a 1.4L Turbo GDI petrol, 1.5L petrol, and a 1.5L diesel. In terms of transmission, the Seltos is said to feature a regular 6-speed manual gearbox along with some automatic options as well.
Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza Facelift
The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza was 2018’s most popularly requested second hand cars in Mumbai and the 2020 variant is already ready to make its appearance in the coming months. Some of the reported changes are listed as new color options, a sleeker body, and changes to the front and rear. But the biggest changes could be seen in the form of its drivetrain which could feature a new 1.5L petrol motor. There is also talk of a 1.5L DDiS 225 diesel engine that has been developed by the brand themselves rather than sticking to the Fiat-sourced 1.3L variant.
Another great mid-size SUV option is the Honda HR-V which offers premium 5-seater luxury and some of the best specifications available. Powering the HR-V will be a home-grown 1.6L i-DTEC diesel engine that will produce an impressive 120bhp and 300Nm of torque. The other variant will be the regular 1.8L i-VTEC petrol model which has been used on various other Honda cars such as the Civic. The biggest changes will come to the comfort and safety aspects of the car and Honda promises to deliver safer cars in 2020.
Jeep Sub-4 Meter SUV
Definitely considered as one of the most anticipated compact SUVs in 2020, the Jeep Sub-4 Meter SUV is set to take the market by storm. The specifications and performance will make the car one of the best among stiff competition such as the Tata Nexon, Ford EcoSport, and Maruti Suzuki Brezza.
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It will also be Jeep’s smallest SUV released. The SUV will be powered by either a 1.4L petrol or a 1.5L diesel engine and should be mated to both manual and automatic transmissions.
Maruti Suzuki Vitara
Based on the already popular Vitara Brezza, the Maruti Suzuki Vitara is the manufacturer’s attempt at entering the premium SUV segment. The car has already been spotted doing some test runs so it is expected to launch quite soon. Under the hood of the Vitara, there is said to be a locally developed 1.2L Turbocharged petrol engine that will definitely offer a lot of power. The Vitara will go up against the likes of the Renault Duster and Hyundai Creta in the market.
The Skoda Karoq is a 5-seater premium compact SUV which is set to hit the market sometime in 2020. Considered as the smaller model to the Kodiaq, Karoq is expected to make a huge impression on the younger generation. Powering the Karoq will be a 2.0L TDI diesel engine that is capable of producing 140bhp and 320Nm which makes it one of the most powerful options in the segment. In the transmission department, the Karoq is expected to be fitted with both manual and automatic transmission systems.
Toyota Vitara Brezza
While the VitaraBrezza is commonly known as a Maruti Suzuki model, Toyota has also prepared their own version of the VitaraBrezza and it is expected to come with a host of changes. Firstly, the look of the car will change so as to give it a more Toyota-type design.
The engine options on the Toyota Vitara Brezza come in the form of a 1.5L petrol engine that is can generate 104bhp and 138Nm of torque. There could also be another engine option that is expected to be a 1.0L Boosterjet petrol engine, but that is yet to be confirmed.
As you can see, the 7 SUV models described here are powerful and demanding in their own unique way which helps them stand out. These mid-size or compact SUVs have been taking the market by storm and for good reason. If you are interested in becoming the owner of any one of these cars, you can always check out your old car valuation online with a number of free tools and get the best deal on whichever model you choose.