The Indian automotive market is seeing a positive shift in trend towards SUVs and compact SUVs. Both homegrown and international manufacturers are hustling to keep deliveries up to date and bring out new exciting models every year. However, The global chip shortage has had a negative impact on car production and led to a high waiting period in the SUV and Compact SUV segment. In this article, we will take a look at the top 5 SUVs with the highest waiting period.
1. Mahindra XUV700: Up to 19 months
The XUV 700 is the flagship model from The homegrown automaker. This car broke records for bookings and is having high demand in the Indian auto market. The demand is because of its affordable price list, loads of features and the good looks of the SUV resulting in the highest waiting period.
2. Mahindra Thar: Up to 12 months
3. Hyundai Creta: Up to 10 months
4. Tata Punch: Up to 9 months
Tata Punchis the automaker’s new Micro SUV. This car was launched as a starter SUV for Customers who wanted an SUV experience at a reasonable price. We can see the success of this new vehicle in its demand. The Tata Punch has got the same 1.2-litre petrol engine seen in the Altroz. This motor can generate 86PS and 113Nm of peak torque. Furthermore, the engine comes integrated to a 5-speed manual or a 5 speed AMT transmission setup.
5. Kia Sonet: Up to 6 months
1. Is XUV 700 a safe car?
Yes. In fact, the XUV 700 has a 5-star GNCAP safety rating.
2. Does the Hyundai Creta Have an AWD system?
No. The Hyundai Creta has a front-wheel-drive drivetrain.
3. What is the Tata Kaziranga Edition?
Tata recently launched the Kaziranga Edition to all its SUV lineup as a tribute to the Kaziranga national park in Assam.