Why Indians like SUV cars?
Why Indians like SUV cars? Lets Discuss In Detail .Worldwide cars are categorized differently like hatchback, sedan, MPVP and SUV. SUV stands for sport utility vehicle. SUVs are muchmore practical as compare to all other categories considering an terrain conditions SUVs are more reliable. In India common cars like Scorpio, Thar, Safari, Fortuner, Bolero etc. all comes under SUV categories.
Dominance of SUV in India
First and foremost parameters is its ground clearance. But SUVs are costlier as compare to hatchback and some of the sedans out there. To overcome this situation Indian car manufacturer introduced compact SUVs in market. The first brand to enter this segment was Ford with its ecosport after that Renault with its duster. This segment stormed the Indian market as compact SUV fulfill all the needs of Indian customer. Sales figures were booming. Year passed and Indian manufacturers also entered the market with their own products like Brezza, XUV 700, and lot more.
SUVs over other categories
Now a days, car manufacturers entering the field with all guns blazing. Today SUV can provide anything customers asked for and that to with a very value for money preposition. It can provide a comfort of a sedan nimbleness of a hatchback and luxury. The major factor which is mostly responsible for the growth of this segment is the Indian road conditions and combination of power, efficiency and anywhere to go kind of abilities help thus segments to overcome all the hurdles.
Technical aspects SUV
Today’s SUVs are well equipped with some of the modern features like HHA (hill hold assist), Traction control, anti-role overs from a safety point of view these features are hardly available in other segments.
They are also packed with luxury features like ADAS (adaptive driving assist system), cruze controls which makes the ride more comfortable and effortless. Even some of the manufactures now a days has already introduced SUVs in EV form. Initiatives are being made from both govt. as well as some of the big shots to facilitate charging stations just to promote EVs.
Advantage of SUVs
Indian Driving conditions involve all kind of terrains like water logging, Deep Pot Holes, High Speed Breakers. In our country the entire Automobile out there have to Off Road almost 70% of their life time.
Hatch Backs And sedans have the limitation of Ground Clearance. The highest ground clearance attainable in both these segment is 180mm that too under unloaded condition, if loaded or with full capacity the ground clearance goes down to 5 to 10mm which rests at 175 to 170 mm, and here in India most of the speed bumps height is 170-175 mm resulting in scrapping the underbelly of Hatch backs and sedans.
Same in case of water logged areas air intake placement in SUV’s engine are placed much more higher as compared to Hatch’s and sedans, and height of SUV also helps in water crossing without getting stacked or break down.
Except major cities and highways most of our roads are filled with pot-holes here SUVs driving dynamics and suspension makes the vehicle glide over the potholes very easily. But in case of sedans and hatchbacks scenario is completely different. Potholes not only make the driving uncomfortable but also deteriorate the vehicles life.
Types of SUVs
Depending upon customer’s requirement and budget car manufacturers have provided different SUVs based upon seating capacity, wheel drive, full size SUV and compact SUV
Compact SUV :-
Most of the compact SUVs fall under entry segment i.e budget friendly and front wheel drives. Engine capacity ranges from 1 ltr to 1.5 ltrs.
They are available in all kind of motors like petrol, diesel, Electric and hybrid.
Compact SUVs has the seating capacity of 5 persons and boot capacities ranges from 275 ltr to 350 ltrs.
SUVs are said to be compact if the length is under 4 mtr.
Full Size SUV:-
Car manufacturers are producing these segment vehicles available in all drives Front Wheel Drive, RWD as well as 4X4, Shape Size and even in some cases engine type is same, but the difference is just the On Road Price.
These SUV’s are basically 7 seater with long wheel base.
The overall length of this SUV also crosses 4 meters.
Actually these are the real SUV with the exact meaning of sports utility vehicle.
These are capable of almost all the terrains.
These were specially developed for Off roading purpose.
With proper tyres they can crawl on almost any kind of terrain whether Snow Mud or mountain.
This Is the main Reason That Why Indians like SUV cars?
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