We all are familiar with the increasing popularity of SUVs in the Indian market and it is mostly becoming popular for space and go-anywhere attitude, and automatic transmissions are also getting popular. So here we are with a list of SUVs that come with ‘AT’ or ‘CVT’, starting from Ford EcoSport to Tata Hexa.
The needs of drivers have made the SUV a smart choice for those wanting a bigger vehicle with more options than a car or truck. With the luxury of having a vehicle with more seating capacity, drivers can make fewer trips and provide rides for more passengers. The extra cargo room in an SUV makes it a great purchase for drivers who need the extra storage that a car does not provide.
Hence, we’ve put together a list of six affordable SUVs that are available with auto transmission:
The Ford EcoSport comes out in flying colors with its solid construction. The American company known for building solid vehicles has not compromised on the EcoSport even though it is a sub-four-meter compact SUV.The features of keyless entry, SYNC, cooled glovebox, leather seats, and parking display is some of the highlights of the EcoSport from Ford.Ford EcoSport Trend + 1.5L Ti-VCT AT variant is priced at Rs 9.66 lakh (ex-showroom).The Ford EcoSport petrol AT version comes with dual front airbags.
Powering the TUV300 is a 1.5-litre, 3-cylinder diesel engine. The motor is available in two states of tune – 84PS/230Nm for the T4 and T6 variants, and 100PS/240Nm for the top-spec T8 and T10 variants. Mahindra TUV300 T8 AMT mHAWK100 variant is priced at Rs 10.16 lakh.
Renault Duster has been admired by industry critics for its power packed engine that certainly packs a punch. The car is available in two different engine options having different specifications altogether. In case of petrol variant, the 1.6-litre K4M engine gives away 102 bhp of power and 145 Nm of torque. While the 1.5 DCI K9K unit is offered indifferently tuned options of 83 bhp and 108 bhp having torque figures of 200 Nm and 248 Nm, respectively. Duster 110 PS RXZ 4X2 AMT variant is priced at Rs 12.47 lakh (ex-showroom).The looks of Renault Duster have significantly contributed to the kind of success that the model has shared in India.
Over the course of its previous three generations, the Honda BR-V has been changing from the softer, yet basic alternative to the more rugged and ‘truckier’ vehicles such as the Jeep Wrangler and Suzuki Sidekick. Test drivers have reported that the Honda BR-V’s steering is responsive, secure, and predictable, and brings poised handling. Honda BR-V V CVT Petrol variant is priced at Rs 12.53 lakh (ex-showroom).
The Hyundai Creta takes the cake when it comes to design aspect and scores well among its competitors. Hyundai Creta SX Plus 1.6 AT Petrol is priced at Rs 13.07 lakh (ex-showroom). It is powered by a 1591 cc Petrol Dual VTVT engine, that puts out 122 hp at 6400 rpm and 154 Nm at 4850 rpm, paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Hyundai Creta petrol AT comes with dual airbags at the front.
Tata Motors have prepared Hexa with a great appropriate from the base variation. The XE variation gets highlights like dual-airbags, cornering stability control, manual AC with dedicated vents for all three rows, all four power windows, manually adjustable 8-way driver’s seat, cooled upper glove box, 12V power sockets in the front two rows and 6-speaker sound system with ConnectNext tech. Tata Hexa is offering the 2.2 L 4-cylinder VARICOR diesel motor, which creates control in two tunes: 148 bhp at 4000 rpm of max power and 320 Nm at 1700-2700 rpm of max torque for the section level XE variation, and 153 bhp at 4000 rpm and 400 Nm at 1700-2700 rpm for whatever is left of the variations. Tata Hexa XMA 4×2 7 STR is priced at Rs 14.87 lakh (ex-showroom).
The customers can analyze the advantages, disadvantages, and prices of various options of pocket-friendly cars available to them. These cars are offering various features to car buyers to increase their sales and to win over a competitor.