With the Quanto, Mahindra revived interest in the mini-SUV segment among Indian buyers. A small SUV for the price of a premium hatch after all, is an attractive proposition. But while the Quanto may be hogging the limelight at the moment, there is another model vying for buyers’ attention. And that is the Premier Rio, which actually pioneered the mini-SUV segment in 2009. This year, it’s been given a style update and equipped with a BS-IV-compliant 1.3-litre Multijet engine from Fiat. So which of these sub-four-metre SUVs is the better match of an SUV’s macho appeal and a hatchback’s ease of use?
Issue: 190 | Autocar India: June 2015
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