Find out the top 6 budget-friendly 7 seater cars in India available between Rs 5 – 9 lakh.
The demand for a seven-seater SUV is always high in India due to extended families. The most popular category where people search for a 7-seater vehicle is below 10 lakhs. With the mindset of getting the best value for the money, buyers try to go for a car which can seat maximum passengers. With seven seats at your disposal, you can always accommodate the unwanted guests. Let’s have a look at the available options in the 7-seater SUVs in the budget category.
Datsun GO Plus
Price: Rs 4.19 – 6.89 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)
The most affordable MUV in India is the Datsun GO Plus. The modest-looking Datsun gets a no-nonsense design with a peppy 1.2-litre petrol engine which offers impressive ride quality. It produces a max power of 68PS and 104Nm of peak torque. It is mated to a 5-speed manual or a CVT gearbox. The power figures jump to 77PS with the automatic transmission. It returns a decent mileage of 19.02kmpl and 18.57kmpl with manual and CVT, respectively.
The GO Plus MPV is packed features such as keyless entry, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, rear parking sensors, dual airbags, ABS with EBD and speed-sensing auto door lock.
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Price: Rs 4.99 – 7.22 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)
With modular seating arrangement, the Renault Triber is the most versatile MPV under Rs 9 lakh. The Triber is offered with a 1.0-litre petrol engine, which produces 72PS and 96Nm. It can be had with either a 5-speed manual or an AMT transmission. The claimed mileage figures revolve around 20kmpl. It gets an array of cubby holes and 625 litres of boot (with 5-seat set up)!
The Triber comes loaded with features such as projector headlamps, manual AC, second and third row AC vents and 8-inch MediaNav touchscreen infotainment unit with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
Price: Rs 8.00 – 9.01 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)
Mahindra Bolero needs no introduction. It comes with a 1.5-litre diesel engine which belts out 76PS of max power and 210Nm of max torque. It is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. It offers a decent mileage of 21kmpl.
Although the Bolero is a capable machine, it misses out on the oomph factor of other MUVs of the modern age. It gets keyless entry, Bluetooth, manual AC and digital instrument cluster. ABS with EBD, dual airbags, speed alert and rear parking sensors are offered as standard safety kit.
Price: Rs 7.59 – 10.13 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)
The latest generation Maruti Suzuki Ertiga raised the price bar, of course, along with features and style quotient. The MPV is powered by a 1.5-litre which develops 105PS of top power and 138Nm. It is mated to a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic transmission.
The second-generation Ertiga is packed with features such as projector headlamps, LED tail lamps, auto AC, push-button start-stop, rear AC vents, reverse parking camera and fog lamps. It gets a 7-inch Suzuki SmartPlay infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. For safety, it gets ABS with EBD, dual airbags, ISOFIX child seats, reverse parking sensors, ESP and hill hold assist.
Price: Rs 8.54 – 10.55 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)
The TUV 300 is offered with a diesel engine. All three rows offer decent legroom and knee room. It is equipped with a 1.5-litre turbocharged diesel motor which develops 100PS and 240Nm. It is only offered with a 5-speed manual transmission. The claimed mileage of the TUV300 is 18.49kmpl.
Mahindra TUV 300 comes with a rear view camera, eco-driving modes, micro-hybrid tech and a 7-inch touchscreen unit. The safety list of MPV comprises of dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, corner braking control and ISOFIX child seat mounts.
Mahindra Bolero Power Plus
Price: Rs 7.61 – 8.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)
The Mahindra Bolero Power Plus is another 7-seater SUV available in the under Rs 9 lakh mark. It gets a 1.5-litre diesel engine which produces 71PS of max power and 195Nm of max torque. It comes with a 5-speed manual transmission. Coupled with the micro-hybrid system, the MPV offers a claimed mileage of 16.5kmpl.
The creature comfort features of the Bolero Power Plus consist of manual AC, power steering, keyless entry, audio system with USB, AUX, CD & Bluetooth connectivity and rear defogger with washer and wiper. Enhancing the safety quotient is the driver-side airbag, speed alert system and rear parking sensors.
These were the top 7-seater budget SUVs up for grabs in the country between Rs 5 lakh and Rs 9 lakh.
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