Top Family SUVs in India
There is no doubt that the Indian market for four-wheelers is a prolific one. There are plenty of choices that a potential car-buyer can consider while seeking vehicles that belong to the 5-seater, 7-seater categories. However, the number of options starts dwindling when one has the need for a larger seating capacity from their vehicle.
For instance, most family cars like SUVs usually come with a configuration of being 7-seaters. Such vehicles make for the most convenient option when it comes to choosing a car with enough room for the entire family.
Now, you must be wondering whether there are any vehicles in the market that can fulfil your requirement of having a seating configuration large enough for 9-10 people.
Well, there are a few options you can consider!
Top 9 and 10 Seater Vehicles Available in the Indian Market
Following is a list of the top 10 seater cars in India, alongside pertinent information like their price, engine capacity, mileage, etc. for you to consider as a potential vehicle choice.
However, remember that the prices listed here are the vehicle’s ex-showroom prices in Delhi, and subsequently will vary from one city to another.
So, without further ado, let’s begin.
1. Mahindra Bolero
The Bolero is available in both 7, and 9 seater variants wherein the latter model has been revised to include a safety kit with ABS, speed warning system, rear parking sensors, etc.
The 9-seater version of this car, known as Bolero Plus also features a DI Turbo Diesel engine capable of generating 63bhp power with a torque of 180Nm.
- Mileage – Up to 16.5kmpl
- Engine Capacity – 1493cc
- Price – Starts from Rs.7.61 lakh
2. Mahindra Xylo D2 Maxx
One of the most trusted MPVs available in the Indian automobile market, the Xylo D2 Maxx, offers stylish features and superior performance.
Featuring a 2.5-litre engine and a 5-speed manual gearbox, the vehicle is capable of generating up to 95bhp power and a 220Nm torque. The Xylo D2 Maxx is available in seven colours for you to choose from.
- Mileage – Up to 14.95kmpl
- Engine capacity – Up to 2489 cc
- Price – Starts at Rs.8.51 lakh
3. Mahindra TUV300 Plus
This offering from Mahindra makes for one of the best multipurpose vehicles available in the market, owing to its stretched seating capacity and considerable space.
Few of the most notable features of this car include a hydraulic power steering, tilt-adjustable steering, regenerative braking system, micro-hybrid technology, etc.
Furthermore, it is also powered by a 4-cylinder engine capable of producing a power of 120PS and 320Nm torque.
- Mileage – Up to 18.49kmpl
- Engine Capacity – 2179 cc
- Price – Starting from Rs.9.92 lakh
4. Mahindra Scorpio S3 2WD
The Scorpio is available in four variants in the market, among which S3 has a 9-seater configuration.
One of the best 9 seater family cars in India, the Scorpio S3 sports a 4-cylinder m2DICR turbocharged engine. It is also capable of generating maximum power of up to 75bhp and 200Nm torque.
With three rows for seating, this model of the Scorpio is spacious and can accommodate your large family with ease.
- Mileage – 15kmpl
- Engine capacity – 2523 cc
- Price – Rs.10.2 lakh
5. Kia Carnival Prestige
When it comes to opting for 9 seater variants in vehicles, the Kia Carnival is one of the most popular choices available in the Indian market.
Equipped with several high-end features like a touch-screen infotainment system, automatic climate control, wireless phone charger, multifunction steering wheel, etc. this car offers the best of luxury to individuals.
Furthermore, it also features a 2.2-litre engine capable of generating a power of 200PS with 440Nm torque.
- Mileage – 13.9kmpl
- Engine capacity – Up to 2199 cc
- Price – Starts from Rs.24.95 lakh
- Award – The Kia Carnival won the People’s Choice Award for Best Four-Wheeler in the 2020 CNB Auto Expo Excellence Awards. (5)
The number of options when it comes to 9 and 10 seater vehicles in India is quite limited as compared to vehicles with a lower number of seats. Furthermore, as of June 2020, there are no manufacturers that are launching any new vehicles with such seating configurations.
So, if you do not find any vehicle that suits your liking from the above few options, you can choose to purchase a car or SUV in the 7 and 8 seater categories.