The vehicles with seven seats are popular among people that have a bigger family or love to travel. There is an increase in seven-seat vehicles on the market in India, especially because there is a lot of families that have more than two children.
Also, for this kind of vehicles, today it`s not all about the space, because they are also attractive and have great engines. In the past few years, we could see some of the best seven-seaters from brands like Mahindra, Maruti, Toyota, and others. In this article, we are going to introduce you to some of the best models of this kind of vehicles, along with their specifications and prices.
The French producer of vehicles had a few models before RBC in the 7-seat segment, the Espace and Lodgy. The Renault RBC is similar to the small SUV Kwid, but a little longer because of 2 more seats. The exterior is similar to Scenic and Dacia Duster, and there is a lot of details in the design that reminds of those models that are on the market in Europe.
The seater from Renault will come in two versions, 1.5-liter diesel, and 1.5-liter petrol engine. The power of the petrol engine is 105 horsepower, while the diesel version has 84 horsepower. Also, there will be two versions of transmission available, 5-speed manual, and 5-speed automatic. It was planned for this model to be in a lower price range. The cost will be between 800,000 and 1.2 million Indian rupees.
The South Korean brand is hitting the market with the new seater model with the name Creta. This model is similar to the popular SUVs Santa Fe and Palisade. Creta will come with two engines, turbo diesel, and petrol, both with 1.5 liters.
Some of the best features in the new model are a new design, larger lamps, new dashboard, and touchscreen. The 7-seat Creta will be available on the market in 2023. The price will be between 1.3 and 1.9 million Indian Rupees.
Toyota Alphard MPV
Toyota is a well-known producer of seven-seaters. Some of the best models under this name are Fortuner and Crysta. Their plans for 2019 are to release a new luxury model with seven seats, the Alphard.
This luxury vehicle will have a leather interior, panoramic roof, and automatic sliding. The engine is 2.5-liter petrol-hybrid with 157 horsepower. Also, the transmission will be 6-speed automatic. We can expect this car in the Indian market by the end of 2019. The price will be around 5 million Indian Rupees.
Tata is one of the best manufacturers of vehicles in India. In the past years, they have developed in a brand which produces attractive and high-quality vehicles that can compete with popular companies like Renault, Hyundai, Land Rover, and others.
The model X7H will be a new seven-seater similar to Land Rover with its design. The engine is 2.0-liter diesel with 170 horsepower. There will be two options for transmission, the 6-speed manual, and a 6-speed automatic. Also, there will be the AWD version available. The price will be around 2 million Indian rupees.
Mahindra is another popular Indian brand that produces vehicles. This model is similar to Hyundai Creta, which also has 4 meters in length. The XUV400 with 7 seats will come in two versions, one with the 1.2 turbo petrol engine with 135 horsepower, while another will be 1.5 turbo diesel with 121 horsepower.
Furthermore, there will be two versions for transmission, both the manual and the automatic. It is expected for this model to be launched in 2023. The price of new Mahinda 7-seater will be between 1 and 1.5 million Indian rupees.
Datsun is a part of Nissan, it presents the lower-cost brand which is very popular in the Indian market. The biggest competition for this model are Honda WRV, Tata Nexon, and Suzuki Vitara. One of the greatest features for this model is its modern and attractive design.
When it comes to the interior, this model has a smartboard with LED touchscreen, air-conditioning, and other new features. The engine is 1.2-liter petrol with 67 horsepower. For transmission, there will be both automatic and manual gearbox in the offer. The price will be between 500,000 and 750,000 Indian rupees.
JEEP Seven-Seater SUV
The Jeep is one of the most popular brands for SUV vehicles in the world. The greatest rivals of this model will be Ford Endevaour, Toyota Fortuner, and Honda CR-V. The engine is 2.0 MultiJet with 173 horsepower.
For the Indian market, there will be two versions available, EcoSport and D-segment. The new seven-seater will be similar to other versions from this company, especially for interior. The launch is expected until the end of 2023, while the price will be around 2.8 million Indian rupees.
Mitsubishi Pajero SPORT
Mitsubishi is a famous Japanese brand that produces a different kind of vehicles. One of the versions of new Pajero will be a 7-seater. When it comes to design, Pajero will keep its basic design, but there will be some upgrades, like a new grill and a little more sportslike appearance.
The engine of new Pajero will be 2.4-liter turbo diesel with 181 horsepower. The gearbox is an 8-speed automatic transmission, while there will be also a 4×4 system for wheels. The release is planned for the end of 2019, while the price will be between 2.7 and 3.2 million Indian rupees.
The Korean brand is planning to enter the Indian market with the new seven-seat SUV Grand Carnival. While this model is already on sale in many countries, we expect it on sales in India in 2023. This model’s greatest rival is Toyota Crysta, but this model is a little bigger with both length and comfort in the cabin.
The Carnival for the Indian market will have a 2.2-liter diesel engine with 200 horsepower. The transmission is 8-speed automatic. When it comes to features of this vehicle, it has some of the newest advancements, like smart cruise control, LED touchscreen, 3 USB ports, and many more. The price of this model will be between 2 and 2.5 million Indian rupees.