Top 5 SUVs For Women #Internationalwomensday
We celebrate women for who they are and what they mean to society, Here is a list of 5 SUVs that not only have style but are easy to drive as well
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The common perception that women prefer small cars needs to change as they also look for big SUVs from mid to premium range. Carmakers also realize that an increasing number of women car buyers is a big opportunity for them and are exploring possibilities to serve the needs of this customer segment. SUVs are a rage globally and everyone knows that women love SUVs, therefore on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2019, we have curated a list of SUVs that we think are comfortable, easy to drive and park and more importantly have that X factor that today’s woman would want.
We have taken into consideration cars with five basic features for this listicle
- Easy of driving – Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, Height Adjustable Seats
- Brand Image – Snob Value, because women deserve the best
- Sunroof – For those well-lit selfies
- Safety Kit
- Ease of Maintenance
- Ford EcoSport
EcoSport from Ford is a looker and the Signature and “S” editions come with an Electric Sunroof for all those well-lit in-car selfies along with making the cabin airy and bright. The EcoSport has one of the best infotainment systems which is easy to use and supports Apple Carplay and Android Auto. With light Electric Power Steering system and height, adjustable driver’s seat driving the EcoSport is very easy adding to a fatigue-free driving. Ford also provides the EcoSport with a proper automatic transmission in the petrol variants. Service and maintenance should not be a problem with Ford opening multiple service centre overall and the 1.5L Petrol motor is a reliable unit. Coming to the Safety aspect the EcoSport comes with Airbags, ABS etc and ISOFIX mounts as well. EcoSport can be had in three bright colors and seven colors in total.
Price : EcoSport Automatic starts from Rs. 9,75,000 (Ex-showroom)
2. Hyundai Creta
Hyundai Creta is one of the highest selling premium models from Hyundai in India, everyone loves the Creta because it’s a complete package. For the women who crave for more in comfort, premium looks, features and refined drive there is Hyundai Creta. With Creta’s latest update Hyundai has brought in two new colors – Passion Orange and Marina Blue. These colors really attract all the attention possible. Talking about the long feature list, The Creta comes with an Electric Sunroof as well and there is a wireless charging pad for all those times when your iPhone XS Max needs a top up. Creta also has a vanity mirror with light on the driver side and Drivers seat is height adjustable, yeah it’s a small thing but when you drive on your own it matters. Hyundai brings the Creta with butter smooth Electric power steering and an automatic gearbox in both Petrol and Diesel variants. You would be safe in the Creta with 7 Airbags, ABS-EBD and ISOFIX mounts. With Hyundai’s large pan-india service network, maintaining a Creta should not be a problem.
Price : Hyundai Creta SX Automatic Petrol starts from Rs. 1,374,171 (Ex-showroom)
3. Jeep Compass
Jeep Compass, has the X-Factor that a lot of women buyers want. The Jeep brand is associated with building tough vehicles with proven off-road credentials and the lineage works for Compass. The Compass is a smart looking SUV, the latest update brings the much awaited panoramic sunroof. The interiors are bright with white leather seats and black dashboard, giving a upmarket feeling on the inside. Automatic transmission is only available in the Petrol variant as of now and all the other features are present here. Maintenance could be an issue since there are not many service centers compared to other carmakers. Compass is loaded with safety kit like the others in the list.
Price : Jeep Compass Automatic Petrol prices start from Rs. 19.97 lakhs (ex-showroom)
4. Honda CRV
Honda CRV is an Urban SUV and Honda has loaded it with everything they have got, well almost. The CRV looks futuristic and posh, it’s got all the features you would expect a car from this segment along with a “Lane watch Camera assist system”. There are Automatic Transmissions available in Petrol and Diesel variants. But we would recommend going for 2.0L petrol for a plush, vibration free ride. With the CRV, you can easily enjoy driving yourself and also the backseat when being chauffeured around. There is ample space in the middle row. CRV is the only SUV in this list that is an 7 Seater, so for those occasional trips with your kids and their friends or for a girls night out, there is enough space. Honda has a well-established service network with relatively cheaper service costs, therefore The CRV will not be heavy on maintenance.
Prices : CRV 2.0L Petrol Automatic prices start from Rs. 28,25,000 (ex-showroom)
5. BMW X1
Here we have the smallest SUV from BMW, the New new X1. And it looks much better than before. Entry Level model from BMW is not short of anything though, The diesel and power variants are proper powerful and fully feature loaded as BMWs come. BMW steering systems are oriented towards sporty driving so mind you at low speeds they feel a bit heavy. Other than this the X1 looks good and drives like any other BMW which means its awesome to drive. The Base Expedition model is stripped off quite a few features. Also its always advisable to purchase BMW service package along with the car for hassle free ownership experience.
Prices for the BMW X1 start from Rs. 35,70,000