Top Cars in India Longest Waiting: If you are planning to buy a new SUV, then know their waiting period. Because after knowing the waiting period, you may cancel your plan to buy an SUV. Let us tell you this because the waiting period on some trains is so long that after booking today, they will be delivered after one and half year (20 months). Yes, the waiting period of 10 popular SUVs in the country is from 4 months to 20 months. These vehicles include Maruti Baleno, Skoda Slavia, Honda City e: HEV Hybrid, Honda City e: HEV Hybrid, Hyundai Creta, Kia Sonet, MG Ester. Astor), Maruti Ertiga, Mahindra Thar, Kia Carens and Mahindra XUV700.
1. 4 months waiting on Maruti Baleno
The new Maruti Baleno is being given the first head-up display of the segment, which will give a great driving experience. The HUD feature shows customers important information such as speedometers, climate control on the windscreen, so you can drive without taking your eyes off the road. The new generation Baleno will be given a 360 view camera. This is being offered for the first time in the segment. It also enhances safety and comfort for customers with a better driving experience. The Baleno has the new 1.2-liter K-Series dual jet, dual VVT petrol engine. It generates about 88.5 hp of power and 113 Nm of peak torque. The engine comes with a 5-speed manual gearbox and AMT (AGS). It claims to give mileage up to 22.94 kmpl.
2. 4 months waiting on Skoda Slavia
The डाkoda Slavia has a 10-inch touchscreen display. This dashboard comes with integrated display smartphone connectivity and supports Android Auto and Apple Car Play. Significantly, apps like Gaana, BBC and Audiobook are pre-installed. It is integrated with Skoda’s high-performance speaker system, which includes 8 speakers and a subwoofer. Its 1.0-liter, 3-cylinder TSI engine generates 115 bhp of power and 178 Nm of torque. While the sedan’s 1.5-liter, 4-cylinder TSI petrol engine generates 150 bhp of power and 250 Nm of torque. The first engine is mated to a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic gearbox. While the other engine comes with 6-speed manual and 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox.
3. 6 months waiting on Honda City e: HEV (Honda City e: HEV)
The new Honda City E: HEV is the company’s first car equipped with hybrid electric technology. This sedan comes with three driving modes EV drive, hybrid drive and engine drive. The car has a 1.5-liter, four-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol engine, which comes with an electric motor powered by a lithium-ion battery pack. The car’s engine generates 124 bhp of power and 253 Nm of peak torque of which 127 Nm of torque is matched by the car’s petrol engine. It gives maximum mileage of 26.5 kmpl in its segment. For safety it includes Anti Braking System (CMBS), Cruise Control, RDM, Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS) and Auto High-Beam.
4. 6 months waiting on Hyundai Creta
New Creta has a showroom price of between Rs 13.51 lakh and Rs 18.18 lakh. The petrol version has been launched with a six-speed manual and automatic (IVT) transmission. They are priced at Rs 13.51 lakh for petrol manual and Rs 17.22 lakh for automatic. The diesel version with manual and automatic transmission has a showroom price of Rs 14.47 lakh and Rs 18.18 lakh.
5. 6 months waiting on Kia Sonet
Kia has given skid plates at the back in the sonnet. Tangerine accents are provided on the bumper, along with its doors and wheel center cap. This Anniversary Edition features a new design grille and a badge as a symbol. In terms of features, it has Auto LED headlamps, single pan sunroof, keyless entry, remote engine start, 8.0 touchscreen infotainment, which can be connected to Apple Car Play and Android Auto. Other features include driving modes, automatic climate control, cruise control, etc. It includes Bose Sound System, Connected Car Technology and Air Purifier.
6. 6 months waiting on MG Astor
The company is offering 1.5 liter natural aspirated engine (110hp) and 1.3 liter turbo petrol engine (140hp power). Its 1.3 liter engine comes with a 6 speed torque converter automatic gearbox. The 1.5 liter engine comes with 5 speed manual and 8-step CVT automatic transmission gearbox. This special technology used in MG Astor uses a multipurpose camera, which will give different features while driving. These include Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Assist, Forward Collision Warning, Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Departure Warning, Rear Drive Assist (RDA), Lane Departure Prevention, Intelligent Headlamp Control (IHC) and Speed.
7. 10 months waiting on Maruti Ertiga
Ertiga was first launched in India in 2012. It is often included in the list of top-10 selling cars in the country. The company has sold more than seven lakh units. MPV is available in four variants – LXI, VXI, ZXI and ZXI +. The 2022 Ertiga is powered by a K-Series 1.5-liter dual VVT engine. The petrol engine is mated to a 5-speed manual unit and a new 6-speed torque converter automatic unit. Pedal shifters are also available in the automatic gearbox. Earlier it had the option of 4-speed torque converter. It features a 7-inch SmartPlay Pro touchscreen infotainment system, automatic climate control, engine start-stop button, height adjustable driver seat and Suzuki Connect telematics.
8. 11 months waiting on Mahindra Thar
Mahindra Thar has two engine options, the first is a 2.0-liter mStallion TGDi petrol engine and the other is a 2.2-liter mHawk diesel engine which gives tremendous power to this SUV. At the same time this car has the option of 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission and a 6-speed manual transmission. The mileage of Mahindra Thar offered in 6 color options is up to 15.2 kmpl. Mahindra Thar SUV is offered in a total of 10 variants of two trim levels like AX (O) and LX. It has tilt adjustable steering wheel, power window, electrically adjustable ORVM, central locking with remote flip key, diesel resistant infotainment screen (with support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay), plastic floor mats with water and dust switches. Features like plugins are included.
9. 18 months waiting on Kia Carens
It comes with five powertrains and seating options with five trims Premium, Prestige, Prestige Plus, Luxury and Luxury Plus. The Kia Carrence has the option of two petrol and one diesel engine. It has a 1.5-liter naturally aspirated petrol engine that generates 115hp of power and 144Nm of torque, while another 1.4 turbo petrol engine is offered, which will be offered with only a 6-speed manual gearbox. This engine generates 140hp of power and 242Nm of torque. It also has a 1.5-liter diesel engine option. Kia Carrence comes with several transmission options including 7DCT and 6AT. Kia claims that Carrence’s petrol engine gives mileage up to 16.5 km / liter, while diesel motor will give mileage of about 21.3 km / liter per liter.
10. 20 months waiting on Mahindra XUV700
The Mahindra XUV700 is available in two trims: MX and AX. The latter trim is divided into three variants – AX3, AX5, and AX7. It comes in 5 seater and 7 seater options. The special thing is that this SUV comes with ADAS features. These include Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Assist and Emergency Autonomous Braking. Depending on the variant, the XUV700 also comes with an optional all-wheel-drive system. It features a Sony surround sound system, 360-camera setup, a driver-side knee airbag, blind-spot monitoring, wireless phone charging, and electronic parking brakes. The SUV includes a large panoramic sunroof, also called the Sky Roof. The interior features a dual HD screen with a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment and a 10.25-inch driver display. Speaking of sound quality, it has 3D Sound Technology with 12 speakers.