A seven-seat car is the most suitable vehicle for an average Indian family or even an extended family. If you plan to have one, this article gives you all necessary information about top seven-seater cars.
Your family is growing and you need a bigger vehicle. Don’t worry, car makers know that. Many auto giants, like Toyota, Renault, Mahindra are introducing new editions of MPV at a reasonable cost, plus awesome features. Below are top seven-seaters cars in India in 2018.
Toyota Innova has been the champion of the Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV) section since 2005. Whether your journey is short or long, its spacious cabin, powerful engines, and multiple storage points will give you an extravagant and comfortable ride. As of now, in the second era, the new Innova Crysta gets dozens of changes and innovations to both the outside and inside. Its interior is equipped with a bunch of tech including a 4.2 inch TFT Multi-Information Display, 7-inch touchscreen system with DVD player, AC vents for second and third rounds and 20 bottle holders. Additionally, three airbags and ABS with EBD assure it meet the standard safety provisions. For the choice of manual and automatic transmission, it gets an option between the 2.4-litre and 2.8-litre diesel engines along with a 2.7-litre petrol unit.
White Toyota Innova Crysta 2018 on the road angle view
The Lodgy was first launched in 2015 by Renault with both seven-seat and eight seat editions. With extensively large dimensions, this seven-seater auto provides tremendous space for passengers in all three rows. Despite having a square shape, its front profile is imposing with the chrome-finished honeycomb mesh grille enhancing the visual appeal. The Lodgy is powered by the 1.5-liter diesel engine that creates power in two states of tune - 84bhp and 108bhp. For transmitting power, it utilizes the five-speed manual unit and there is also a choice for the six-speed manual gearbox. Last but not least, voyage control, ABS with EBD, brake help, and double front airbags are key highlights on this MPV.
As a car for a family, Mahindra Xylo gives you the options of seven-, eight- and nine-seat layout with huge space for all three rows. This model offers abundant room for luggage at the back and bottle holders on the doors, glove box in front and cubby hole, etc. In term of technical features, Mahindra Xylo makes you surprise with AC vents, power steering, power windows with express up/down and anti-pinch function, keyless entry, 2 DIN music system, steering mounted controls and voice command technology. It is a truly safe car with dual airbags, ABS with EBD. The Xylo is powered by the 2.2-litre oil burner making 119bhp and 2.4-litre diesel units putting out 94bhp.
Though it is a newcomer in the seven-seater auto fragment, Honda BR-V soon became a hit in May 2016 with four trim levels spread across two engine and two gearbox alternatives. Its stunning features include start/stop button, steering-mounted controls, automatic climate control, roof-mounted AC vents, Bluetooth connectivity and height adjuster for driver's seat. For safety purposes, that SUV has standard double SRS airbags, ABS and EBD. It is power by 1.5-liter petrol and diesel units making the most extreme power of 117bhp and 98bhp, respectively.
Just like its contemporary look, the BR-V stands for ‘Bold Runabout Vehicle’
Maruti Suzuki Ertiga was debuted in 2012 as a venture into the compact MPV segment of Maruti Suzuki. With affordable prices and the seven-seat layout, Ertiga soon gains popularity in Indian auto market. The first two rows are spacious, but the third one is a little smaller and more suitable for kids. The current model comes with two power options, a 1.4-litre petrol, and a 1.3-litre diesel engine. The five-speed manual gearbox is available for both engines while the four-speed automatic unit is optional on petrol variants.
Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is a popular name in the MPV segment in India