Comfort, convenience and entertainment features in cars tend to play a major role in customer buying decisions. So much that a majority of buyers in India enquired more about such features more about safety features. Thankfully, these statistics are now changing and the scenario is favouring safety features now in India but others still remain highly relevant and you can't sell a car without decent electronic gadgets on board. SUVs are immensely popular in our country and hence we've put these two aspects together in a list that lines up top five feature-rich SUVs from various segments.
Mahindra's answer to Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, the XUV300 comes loaded with features, some of which are a segment-first as well. To list a few - Electric Sunroof with Anti-pinch, Dual-Zone Fully Automatic Temperature Control, 17.78 cm Touch Screen Infotainment, Bluetooth/ AUX/ USB Connectivity, In-built GPS Navigation, Android AutoTM & Apple CarPlay, SmartWatch Connectivity, Rain-sensing Wipers, 1-touch Lane Change Indicator, Voice Commands & SIVIS Read Out and more. Base Price: Rs 7.9 lakh (ex-showroom)
Hyundai Creta has been an immensely popular compact SUV having created itself the reputation of really tough competition in the segment. The Creta is one of the most feature-rich SUVs in the market. To name a few - Smart Key Band, Wireless Charger, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Mirror Link, Arkamys Sound Mood, Front 2 Tweeters, 17.77cm Touchscreen Audio Video, Bluetooth Handsfree, Ventilated Front Seats, Rain-Sensing Wipers and a lot more. Base Price: Rs 9.6 lakh (ex-showroom)
Moving on to the premium SUV category and Ford Endeavour has quite a fan following with its true American truck appeal. The new model was recently launched with a long list of features, including - Hands-Free Tailgate, SYNC 3 voice activation, Semi-Auto Parallel Park Assist, Rear-View Camera with guiding lines, Keyless Entry and Pushbutton Start among several others. Base Price: Rs 28.19 lakh (ex-showroom)
Not just some of the safest cars in the world, Volvo Cars is also known for loading its vehicles with a wide array of features. The XC40 boasts of a 360° Surround View Camera, 9" Center Display w/Touch Screen, Harman Kardon Premium Sound, Keyless Entry with Hands-Free Power Tailgate, Park Assist Pilot w/Front and Rear Park Assist, Smartphone Integration (Apple CarPlay/Android Auto), Voice Control, 2-Zone Electronic Climate System, Clean Zone Air Quality System, Start/Stop Technology and more Base Price: Rs 39.9 lakh (ex-showroom)
A second Volvo had to be featured in the list since the features on board the XC90 is really impressive. To list some of them, it gets - Harman Kardon Premium Sound, 360° Surround View Camera, Volvo On Call and Smartphone Integration, 2-Zone Electronic Climate System, Rain-Sensing Wipers, Hill Descent Control, Hill Start Assist, Headlight High-Pressure Cleaning, Laminated Panoramic Moonroof w/ Power Sunshade and a lot more. Base Price: 59.9 lakh (ex-showroom)