Top Sub-Compact SUVs in India

Published On : 08 March 2020
By Ganesh Yaramati

The Indian Automobile sector as seen a huge development at a particular stage in different car segments, where compact SUV segments also have seen a huge rise in demand. There are certain compact SUVs you need to look out for. Compact SUVs that are in the market right now are Tata Nexon, Hyundai Venue, Mahindra XUV 300 and Maruti Vitara Brezza. All these subcompact SUVs have different features & specs accordingly. Check detailed comparison here.


Tata Nexon is known for its safety and the only compact-SUV in India with 5 star NCAP rating. It is the first Indian-made car to achieve this rating. It comes up with 24 variants with unique features that attract car lovers.

  • Petrol Pricing range: - Rs. 6.95-11.2 Lakhs

  • Diesel Pricing range: - Rs. 8.45-12.7 Lakhs


The Hyundai's compact SUV studded with exciting features and has breathtaking dynamics with age technology like blue link, a trend design, unbelievable performance, and absolutely distinctive at the price range of Rs. 6.49 —œ 11.10 lakhs. Hyundai Venue has 13 variants as follows -

  • Petrol: E (Base Model), S, S Turbo, S Turbo DCT, SX Turbo, SX Dual Tone Turbo, SX Opt Turbo, SX Plus Turbo DCT (Top Model)

  • Diesel: E (Base Model), S Diesel, SX Diesel, SX Dual Tone, SX Opt (Top Model)

The Hyundai Venue has a top hand over Tata Nexon as its fuel economy is better than Nexon, standing at 23.7 km/L and also venue comes with the fully packed features such as Air Quality Control, Remote Trunk opener, Better safety, Front and Rear Airbags, Audio System Remote Control and also with Rear window washer.


Maruti Vitara Breeza has been one of the most popular vehicles in this segment offering a single Power terrain model as a variance of LXI, VXI, and ZXI. The price range starts from Rs. 7.34-11.40 Lakhs and comes with the mileage from 17.3 km/L (Manual) to 18.76 km/L (Automatic) and comes only with a Petrol engine.

It is fully packed with the features and offers good drivability and due to Maruti's vast service network, Maruti Vitara Brezza continues to rival other sub 4m subcompact SUVs.


MAHINDRA XUV300 offers a powerful engine and stylish look which is borrowed from its older sibling i.e. XUV500. It is fully loaded with features like 7 airbags, dual-zone climate control, Sunroof, Front and Rear Parking Sensors with a camera and a 7-inch Touchscreen Infotainment System with Apple car play and Android auto.

It has a price range of Rs. 8.30 Lakhs - 12.69 Lakhs and offers 13 variants. XUV300 comes up with BS6 1.2 and 1.5L diesel engines.