We Indians love everything big, when it comes to our homes, family and even vehicles. Taking in courtesy of our large family, many consumers turn to look out for seven seater cars. Be it long road trips, city commutes or some fun off roading, there are a list of cars that tick off all these needs.
Hence, we at MyNewCar get to you the top seven seater cars available in the Indian market.
Maruti Suzuki Eeco
Price range: Rs.3.81 lakh - Rs.4.76 lakh
Maruti Suzuki Eeco is the replacement of the Versa which was launched by the Indian manufacturers some years ago. Although it gets some bare minimum necessities it is one of the most affordable MPVs in the market. Due to the low maintenance cost and low running cost, it has been the most popular with the taxi fleets. Topping it off is the sliding doors and people carrying capacity, the Ecco performs very well in terms of sales figures.
Maruti Suzuki Ertiga
Price range: Rs.7.55 lakh - Rs.11.21 lakh
Maruti Suzuki launched the Ertiga to compete with the MPVs which were mostly dominated back in the day by the Toyota Innova, Mahindra Xylo, etc. Although when compared to the competition it offered just the right features and engine options for the price it was offered. After a long time, Maruti Suzuki finally offered a major update which included updates to the engine, an overhaul to the design, updated interiors and the addition of new modern equipment. With this, the Indian manufacturer also brought in a six seater luxury version known as the XL6 as well.
Price range: Rs.4.99 lakh - Rs.7.00 lakh
Renault has cut into the affordable MPV segment with the launch of the Triber. When compared to its pricing, the French automotive manufacturer has found just the right sweet spot with features, space and the engine option. The overall space in the cabin, the exterior design and the pricing has attracted many consumers in the market. Although the petrol engine is not very powerful, it does ride well in the city. Renault plans to get a turbocharged powerful engine in the coming months.
Toyota Innova Crysta
Price range: Rs.15.36 lakh - Rs.23.02 lakh
Started back in 2004, Toyota replaced the hot selling Qualis with the Innova. It is one of the most loved MPVs in the Indian market with the best in class space, features and last but not least the reliability. Innova’s with more than one lakh km on the odometer still sell like hot cakes in the used car market. In all these years Toyota has just updated this MPV with two minor facelifts and one major update in which it is now known as the Innova Crysta. In the new update, Toyota has managed to bring in variants which serve both the taxi aggregators as well as for private users.
Price range: Rs.28.18 lakh - Rs.34.20 lakh
The Toyota Fortuner is one of the most popular premium SUV to be sold in the Indian market. This premium SUV offers a high stance, macho beefed up looks, along with the added luxury in the cabin. Top if off with the reliability that Toyota offers, it just ticks of many points from the consumers list. The Fortuner loves running long miles and the off-road pedigree package also will make the users conquer many terrains.
Mahindra XUV 500
Price range: Rs.12.31 lakh - Rs.18.63 lakh
XUV500 offers a big presence along with modern features and with the recent update it manages to compete well with its competition. The bigger diesel engine provides the necessary power for this SUV to run effortlessly on road as well as off road. The overall design and the cabin is very spacious to accommodate seven passengers, hence its impressive. But when compared to the Jeep Compass and the Tata Hexa it does need some update. Mahindra is working on the 2020 model which has been caught testing as well. The upcoming XUV 500 will get the BS 6 Compliant engine and new update to the design and features list.
Price range: Rs.10.00 lakh - Rs.16.63 lakh
The Scorpio sits just below the XUV 500 in the seven seater segment from Mahindra’s stable. This seven seater SUV is almost 15 years old and it has faced many major and minor updates. Scoprio helped Mahindra shape itself in the Indian market as it comes loaded with an aggressive and rugged appeal along with a strong diesel engine. Although when compared to its competition, the Scorpio does feel very old. But according to some new reports, Mahindar is working on a new update which will accommodate a BS 6 compliant engine and updates to the design, cabin and features list.
All prices are subjected to Ex-Showroom, India.