10 new SUVs

To launch in India this year

Lexus RX

Two variants: 350h luxury and 500h F Sport 
Gets 247hp and 366hp petrol-hybrid engine options 
Will rival the Merc GLE, BMW X5, Audi Q7
Coming: March 2023; Expected price: Rs 1.2 crore

Maruti Suzuki Fronx

Coupe-crossover based on the Baleno hatchback
Will get 90hp petrol; 100hp turbo-petrol engines
Bookings underway for Rs 11,000
Coming: April 2023; Expected price: Rs 7-11 lakh

Maruti Suzuki Jimny

Will be powered by a 105hp, 1.5 petrol engine 
Gets 4WD, locking differential, low-range gearbox
Two trims – Zeta, Alpha
Coming: mid 2023; Expected price: Around Rs 12 lakh

Honda midsize SUV

Will share platform with City 
Will be petrol-only at launch;hybrid could come later
Design inspired by Honda’s global SUVs
Coming: mid 2023; Expected price: Rs 12-19 lakh

Kia Seltos facelift

Will bring midlife cosmetic and features updates
Interior to be majorly updated, ADAS expected
Will get new 160hp, turbo-petrol engine
Coming: mid 2023; Expected price: Rs 12-20 lakh

Force Gurkha 5-door

400mm longer wheelbase than 3-door Gurkha
To be offered with multiple seating layouts
Most body panels, powertrain will be carried over
Coming: mid 2023; Expected price: Rs 15 lakh

Hyundai Ai3 SUV

To share K1 platform, powertrain with Nios
Styling to be different from Casper sold abroad 
To be brand’s smallest SUV in India
Coming: Diwali 2023; Expected price: Rs 6-8 lakh

New Mercedes-Benz GLC

Larger than before, gets evolutionary styling 
Interior shared with new C-Class
Gets mild-hybrid petrol, diesel engines globally
Coming: mid 2023, Expected price: Rs 64-70 lakh

Nissan X-Trail

4th-generation model to be launched as a CBU
Available in 5- and 7-seat versions globally
Expected to get 1.5 petrol, 1.5 petrol-hybrid engines
Coming: mid 2023; Expected price: Rs 40 lakh

Citroen C3 7-seater

Will be longer, three-row version of C3
Will have a more SUV-ish appeal than C3
Expected to continue with C3’s powertrain
Coming: late 2023; Expected price: Rs 10 lakh

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