Other than premium hatchbacks and sedans, two segments that have shown significant growth in the last few years are MPVs (Multi- Purpose Vehicles) and SUVs (Sports Utility Vehicles). These vehicles are feature loaded, powerful and spacious and are considered to be the perfect family cars.
Here we are listing a few upcoming 7 seater cars that are expected to be launched in India in the next two years.
Maruti Wagon R MPV:
Estimated Price Range Rs 4.5 lakh-Rs 6 lakh
By converting WagonR into a 7 seater MPV, Maruti is trying to relive the success story of WagonR. The MPV might come with a 0.8-litre, twin-cylinder DDiS 125 diesel and a 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder K-Series or 1.2-litre K-Series petrol engine options. The WagonR MPV will be more spacious and longer as compared to its hatchback cousin.
Toyota Alphard MPV:
Estimated Price Range Around Rs 50 lakh
The Japanese vehicle maker that recently launched the new gen Toyota Fortuner SUV in India now plans to explore the luxury MPV segment with all new Toyota Alphard hybrid MPV. This hybrid MPV is already running on the streets of overseas countries like Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Japan etc. This premium MPV employs a 2.5-litre petrol hybrid engine that is good for 157.bhp and 213Nm. It will have a premium and bold design.
Estimated Price Range Rs 25 lakh-Rs 30 lakh
As compared to its existing global model, this seven-seater will be more spacious, lighter, wider and longer. The India-spec Tiguan will have four TSI petrol (123 bhp, 148 bhp, 177.5 bhp and 217 bhp) and four TDI diesel (113.4 bhp, 148 bhp, 184.4 bhp and 236.7 bhp) engines.
New Renault Duster:
Estimated Price Range Rs 9 lakh-Rs 14 lakh
It is one of the most-anticipated upcoming 7 seater cars in India. The new Duster will see some important feature and design upgrades along with the two seating options- 5 seaters and 7 seaters. It will feature a sculpted bonnet, large skid plate, revised roof rails, alloys with the black diamond finish and other design elements. It is expected to come with the existing 1.5-litre K9K diesel and 1.6-litre K4M petrol engines.
Estimated Price Range Rs 28 lakh-Rs 35 lakh
This upcoming 7 seater car will be powered by a 1.4-litre petrol engine in either 123 bhp or 148 bhp power output capacity. This might also get a 2.0-litre TSI petrol and a 2.0-litre TDI diesel mills for some markets including India. If we talk about the design, the car features LED headlamps with LED daytime running lights, flush-mounted door handles, black plastic bumper, tailgate spoiler and a twin exhaust system.