In a market where SUVs have seen a sudden boom, here's a collection of the most popular vehicles across all price ranges.
Entry level: Rs 6-10 lakh
Mahindra Bolero: Rs 6.23-7.17 lakh
The Bolero is one of the most rugged SUVs from Mahindra's stable. It is powered by a 2523 cc m2DiCR diesel engine that produces a maximum power of 63 bhp and a maximum torque of 195 Nm.
Renault Duster: Rs 7.19-11.29 lakh
Renault is banking on this SUV to turn around its fortunes in the Indian market. The petrol variant is powered by a 1598 cc engine that produces 100.3 bhp at 5850 rpm and a maximum torque of 145Nm at 3750 rpm. The diesel version is powered by 1461cc engine.
Mid-range: Rs 10-18 lakh
Mahindra Scorpio: Rs 7.79-12.63 lakh
Mahindra's flagship SUV is powered by a 2.2 litre, four-cylinder mHawk diesel engine that churns out 120 bhp of power with 290 Nm of torque.
Tata Safari: Rs 8.28-13.25 lakh
The Safari, one of the oldest SUVs in the Indian market, has a 2.2-litre, 16-valve VTT DICOR engine that churns a power of 140 bhp at 4000rpm.
Executive: Rs 18-30 lakh
Toyota Fortuner: Rs 21.15-22.32 lakh
The Fortuner comes in only one engine variant, a 3-litre diesel that yields out 142 bhp of power with a maximum torque of 343Nm.
Audi Q3: Rs 26.71-32.1 lakh
Audi's baby SUV was launched in India in June this year. The 2-litre TDI Quattro diesel engine can churn out 177 bhp at 4200 rpm along and 380 Nm of maximum torque at 1750-2500 rpm.
Mitsubishi Pajero: Rs 24.43 lakh
The Pajero comes in five variants that are powered by two diesel engine options—a 2.4-litre and a 2.8-litre. The larger engine churns out 108.7 bhp of power at 2000 rpm and 275 Nm of maximum torque.
Premium: Rs 30-60 lakh
BMW X3: Rs 42.9-49.8 lakh
The SUV comes in two diesel options—a 2-litre and a 3-litre. The smaller engine produces a peak power of 130 kW and maximum torque of 350 Nm at 1,750 rpm. The vehicle can zoom from 0 to 100 kmph in 9.2 seconds.
Audi Q5: Rs 38.94-45.56 lakh
This crossover is available in both diesel and petrol. The petrol variant is powered by a 2-litre engine, while the diesel variants come with 2-litre and 3-litre engines. The larger diesel engine produces a maximum power of 313 bhp and a maximum torque of 650 Nm at 1450-2800 rpm.
Range Rover Evoque: Rs 45-58 lakh
The Evoque, which was unveiled in November last year, comes in one petrol and three diesel variants. All diesel variants are powered by 2,197 cc engines, while the petrol variant comes with a 1,999 cc option.
Luxury: Rs 60 lakh-Rs 1 crore
Porsche Cayenne: Rs 60.69 lakh-Rs 1.28 crore
The Cayenne has been tagged the world's best SUV by one and all. The petrol variant is powered by a 3598 cc, 6-cylinder engine that churns out 300 bhp and 400 Nm of maximum torque. The car can go from 0 to 100 kmph in just 7.5 seconds. The diesel variant is powered by a 2967 cc engine that can generate a maximum power of 240 bhp at 4,000 rpm and 550 Nm at 2,000-2,500 rpm.
Mercedes G55 AMG: Rs 1.34 crore
The G55 AMG is among the most expensive SUVs, and very few can be seen on Indian roads. The 5.5 litre bi-turbo V8 engine delivers a massive 544 bhp and a maximum torque of 760 Nm, among the best in this class.
BMW X6: Rs 76.2-93.4 lakh
The X6 comes in two petrol variants, both powered by 4.4-litre engines that produce a peak power of 400 bhp at 5500-6400 rpm and churn a peak toque of 600 Nm at 1750-4500 rpm. The diesel variant, powered by a 3-litre engine, generates 235 bhp of power and 520 Nm of maximum torque.
Toyota Land Cruiser: Rs 99.27 lakh
The Land Cruiser is powered by a 4.4-litre diesel engine that produces a maximum power of 195 bhp at 3400 rpm and a maximum torque of 650 Nm.
Evade: Rs 8.5 crore
Priced at Rs. 8.5 crore, the Evade is the costliest SUV available in India. The vehicle is powered by a 6.8-litre engine that churns out 400 bhp of power at 2215 Nm of torque.