How long you have to wait if you pre-order an SUV in India
It seems that the love for SUVs in India is significantly increasing with each passing year. However, due to the current crisis of semiconductor chip, automobile companies are lagging behind their delivery schedule. It seems that the SUV segment of cars is also hit badly by the crisis. While the waiting period of a few months in understandable, there are few SUVs in India that have a prolonged waiting period of up to 12 months.
While the longest waiting period is that of Thar SUV, others like XUV700, Creta, Seltos, Magnite, and are not much behind.
The list below shows the current waiting period of some popular SUVs available in India.
Since its launch, the second generation of Mahindra Thar has been in the headlines, for all good reasons. The off-roading capabilities of the Thar in its segment is perhaps second to none. This has resulted in huge popularity of the car and as a result, the delivery of the vehicle can reach up to 1 year.
In terms of popularity, the Mahindra XUV700 follows the footsteps of Mahindra Thar. The delivery of the vehicle will take up to 1 year if you currently place an order.
The waiting period of this popular mid-size SUV can go up to 10 months in some cities of India.
The recently released Tata Punch SUV gets a waiting period up to 8 months in some cities of India.
The Kia Seltos has become quite popular in its segment. The Seltos is worthy enough to give a tough competition to Hyundai Creta. In terms of waiting period, the Kia Seltos can go up to 6 months.
The delivery of Nissan Magnite can extend up to five months in some cases.
The delivery of Renault Kiger can go up to four months.
The newest SUV from Morris Garages is the Astor and it is quite popular among the car enthusiasts. Currently the MG Astor has a waiting period up to 4 months.