Searching for a huge sized SUVs and budget is upto 35 lakhs here are few options you should definitely consider.
Here we are not choosing the Innova crysta and the latest Carnival because they lie under the category of MUVs (Multi Utility Vehicles). Also the Mitsubishi Pajero sport and the Outlander due to emission norms as it does not comes with Bs6 equipped engines which is now mandatory. And the Jeep Compass, Hyundai Tucson, Tata Harrier, Honda CR-V, Volkswagen Tiguan all space are not included because they all are Crossover SUV and here we are going to talk about the full sized, off-roading capable, luxirous, feature loaded SUVs. So here’s the SUVs we are taking for this comparison and they are:
Ford Endeavour, ToyotaFortuner and MahindraAlturas-G4.
Let me put it into your knowledge that we are taking a particular version of these cars as per the pricing which is upto 35lakhs ex-showroom unlike the Fortuner as it go all the way to 40 lakhs ex-showroom.
The verison we are taking is:
Toyota Fortuner-2.8 4WD (34.45 lakhs ex-showroom)
Ford Endeavour-Titanium Plus2.0 4*4(34.46 lakhs ex-showroom)
Mahindra Alturas-G4- 4*4(31.73 lakhs ex-showroom)
Now let’s talk about the dimensions first:
(Red colour is for the lowest and Green colour is for the highest in these three)
So here the most spacious vehicle is the AlturasG4 After dimensions let’s talk about the engine options power figure and average that the cars deliver:
Here the most powerful is the AlturasG4 but the most torque is the Fortuner but there is not much difference in the power figures too.
Among these three there is only Fortuner which give you the option of petrol engine in both 4*2 & 4*4. And it’s a 2.7 litres 5speed Manual and 6speed torque converter transmission which delivers 164bhp@5200rpm and 245Nm@4000rpm and it gives milage of 10kmpl.
Talking about the common safety features that all cars are equipped with are: 7 airbags, ABS with EBD, Hill Control, Break assist, Electronic stability program, Child seats, Hill decent control, Differential lock, Traction Control.
Here are the table for sales figure of these cars in previous month and year over year also month over month changes.
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Here Alturas-G4 comes with 2 extra airbags.
Now let’s have a look on features which is common in all the three cars:
Touchscreen information system, Android auto and Apple car play, Dual zone AC, Rear parking sensors with cameras, Cruise control, MID, Six speakers, Transfer case and Electronic tail gate.
Front sensors is only in Alturas G4 and Endeavour also both are equipped with Panaromic sunroof. only Alturas have a 360°camera and ventilated seats where as Endeavour gets the terrain modes( mud, snow, sand, rough,wet )
Here comes the verdict section:
If u want better-
performance- Toyota Fortuner
milage- Toyota Fortuner
comfort- Ford Endeavour
safety- Mahindra Alturas-G4
resale value- Toyota Fortuner as well as Ford Endeavour
Overall all three are good at their places and it’s very difficult to choose winner among them so what you want milage, comfort, performance or safety you can chose it right here.