In this edition of “Under Rs 10 lakh”, we would like to list the compact SUVs with the largest boot space. Now, we are all aware of the fact that SUVs have taken over the automobile industry world and India is no exception. As a matter of fact, the competition in India is so strong that the compact SUV segment has seen almost every major player being present there. Compact SUVs have become the default choice of customers looking to buy something more than the entry-level hatchbacks. All this has happened in the last few years because of how affordable these SUVs have become. In fact, some compact SUVs, nowadays, undercut some of the premium hatchbacks in the country as well. So it only makes sense to look at the reasons for the popularity of these products. Boot space is an integral part of the practicality aspect of an SUV. So, let us check out how much luggage can you carry with the compact SUVs.
The newest addition to the compact SUV segment is the Kiger which also boasts of the biggest boot in the segment. Kiger has a luggage capacity of 405 litres which makes it extremely appealing to people who are looking to get the maximum out of their compact SUVs. It is very helpful for the weekend trips with the family. The Kiger costs between Rs 5.45 lakh to Rs 9.72 lakh, ex-showroom.
One of the most popular compact SUVs in the country, Sonet, comes with a massive boot of 392 litres. Along with plenty of modern features, it isn’t too hard to understand the reasons for the popularity of the Sonet. The prices for the Kia Sonet range between Rs 6.79 lakh to Rs 13.19 lakh, ex-showroom.
The next SUV on the list is the Honda WR-V, which has a decent boot space of 363 litres. Honda has a limited range of products in its fleet after the discontinuation of CR-V and Civic. The costs of the WR-V start at Rs 8.55 lakh and go all the way up to Rs 11.05 lakh, ex-showroom.
The Ford EcoSport is one of the oldest compact SUVs on this list and it was popular because of how practical it is. The EcoSport has a luggage compartment of 353 litres. The prices of the EcoSport range between Rs 7.99 lakh and Rs 11.49 lakh, ex-showroom.
The mega-popular, Hyundai Venue has a decently large boot compartment with a capacity of 350 litres. Venue combines the practicality with a ton of features inside the cabin to be the country’s one of the most successful compact SUVs. The Venue ranges between Rs 6.86 lakh and Rs 11.66 lakh, ex-showroom.
The first car from India to receive a 5-star safety rating from Global NCAP, Tata Nexon, also comes with a fairly large boot compartment that measures 350 litres. Along with the rugged built, it has become extremely popular to be used as a hardcore SUV especially in semi-urban environments. The cost of the Nexon starts at Rs 7.09 lakh and goes all the way up to Rs 12.79 lakh, ex-showroom.
Nissan shocked one and all at the launch of the country’s most affordable compact SUV, at the time, Magnite at the end of last year. Magnite has a decent boot of 336 litre capacity. The prices of the Nissan Magnite massively undercut even some of the premium hatchbacks and range between Rs 5.49 lakh and Rs 9.89 lakh, ex-showroom.
Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza
The highest-selling compact SUV in the country, Vitara Brezza has a boot compartment that measures 328 litres. The prices of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza start at Rs 7.39 lakh and go all the way up to Rs 11.20 lakh, ex-showroom.
Toyota Urban Cruiser
The badge-engineered version of the Brezza has identical dimensions and boot space as the Brezza itself, i.e. 328 litres. The Urban Cruiser costs between Rs 8.50 lakh and Rs 11.35 lakh, ex-showroom.
The smallest boot in the segment belongs to Mahindra XUV300. The capacity is a mere 259 litres which is even less than some of the premium hatchbacks. It is because the rear room for the passenger has been maximized at the cost of boot space. The Mahindra XUV300 costs Rs 7.95 lakh and Rs 12.70 lakh, ex-showroom.