3 Upcoming Midsize SUVs Set To Rival Creta & Seltos

These are the 3 upcoming midsize SUVs that are set to rival Hyundai Creta & Seltos

In the fiercely competitive mid-size SUV segment in India, the Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos are currently leading the pack. Followed closely by the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, Honda Elevate, Skoda Kushaq, Volkswagen Taigun, MG Astor, and Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder. All of which are selling decent numbers. However, the landscape is set to change with the arrival of new contenders. In this list, we’ll inform you about the top 3 best upcoming midsize SUVs that are set to rival the Hyundai Creta and the Kia Seltos, one of the most dominating SUVs in the segment. Let’s dive in.

1. New Nissan Midsize SUV:

3 Upcoming Midsize SUVs Set To Rival Creta & Seltos
Source: CNET

Renault’s Duster will also give rise to a Nissan counterpart in the Indian market. It will share the same CMF-B platform and powertrain options. Although launching around the same time as the Duster, the Nissan SUV will feature distinct design elements and interior layout. With minor differences in pricing depending on the variant and features offered. Like its Renault counterpart, the Nissan SUV will offer both 5 and 7-seater configurations.

2. Tata Curvv:

3 Upcoming Midsize SUVs Set To Rival Creta & Seltos
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On another front, the Tata Curvv made its debut at the Bharat Mobility Global Expo 2024, with the production version set to hit the market around mid-2024. Initially available as an electric vehicle (EV), followed by a conventionally powered variant, the Tata Curvv showcases a sleek exterior design with features such as flush door handles, 18-inch alloy wheels, and a sloping roofline. Powering the Curvv will be the familiar 1.5-litre turbo diesel engine from the Nexon, along with a new 1.2-litre tGDi petrol engine.

3. Renault Duster:

3 Upcoming Midsize SUVs Set To Rival Creta & Seltos
Source: Renault

Renault has officially announced the launch of the third-generation Duster in the Indian market. Recently unveiled globally, the upcoming Duster bears a striking resemblance to the Dacia Duster revealed in 2023, albeit with Renault branding. Expected to debut in India in the second half of 2025, the new Duster will be based on the CMF-B platform and will offer two engine options: the Hybrid 140 and TCe 130.

The Hybrid variant will feature a 1.6-liter four-cylinder petrol engine paired with two electric motors, while the TCe 130 will be equipped with a 1.2-liter turbo petrol engine coupled with a 48V mild hybrid system. The SUV will measure 4.34 meters in length with a ground clearance of 209 mm and will be available in both 5 and 7-seater configurations.

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