Last updated on – March 17, 2017

Upcoming-7-Seater-Cars-in-India-2016-17Upcoming New 7 Seater Family Cars and SUVs in India

In today’s progressive world, cars have become an essential commodity rather than a status symbol in the society. Not only the buying capacity of customers has increased, but the number of options for each category and segment of four wheelers has also grown rapidly. Among all types of cars, the MUV and the SUV cars are considered as the most suitable choice particularly for Indian families who always travel in packs.

If you are looking for the upcoming 7 seater cars in India and confused about which one to pick, this is what you should read out. After all, buying a car is something which requires a lot of planning and rational decision making. In order to help you in picking out the best from the lot, we have prepared a list of the upcoming 7-seater cars in India 2016-17 that are due for launch this year. Take a look at these Multi-Utility vehicles listed below:

 Renault Duster 2017

The new Renault Duster 2017 is probably going to be accessible with new-era petrol and diesel motors. The new Renault Duster 2017 will get the Easy-R AMT (automated manual transmission) gearbox. While the engine will be 1.2-litre, 4-Cylinder Turbocharged with Max Power of 124 BHP and on the other half Duster Diesel Specs are 1.6-litre, 4-Cylinder Turbocharged and a Max Power of 130 BHP.


The Easy-R AMT unit incorporates electro-mechanical actuators that computerize the gearshift and clutching process with ECU’s charges. It not just enhances motor’s fuel effectiveness, speeding up and execution, yet improves maneuverability and driving flow of the vehicle also. The crossover may come furnished with a sat-nav multimedia system, reverse parking camera, and a few new secured and network highlights.

Expected Launch Date: 2017
 Expected Price:  INR 9-16 Lacs

Skoda Kodiaq

The Skoda Kodiaq is the organization’s first SUV in light of the VisionS plan concept that was unveiled at the 86th Geneva Motor Show. Engine choices for the Skoda Kodiaq will be three petrol and two diesel units with the 1.4-liter TSI and a greater limit 2.0-liter TSI petrol plants will be tuned to create power worth 123bhp & 148bhp, and 177.5bhp individually. Then again, the diesel models will be pressed with a 2.0-liter TDI motor creating power yields: 148bhp and 187bhp.


The SUV will accompany a decision of two transmission choices – a 6-speed manual and DSG. All variations of the Kodiaq will be bolstered by an AWD system, while the base 123bhp 1.4L TSI model will have FWD. The ultra-moderate dashboard snatches consideration with a digital instrument group firmly joined by an infotainment system, touchscreen controls, and a digital focus stack. The seats are secured with premium leather upholstery along with its metallic trims and a back seat excitement system. Some different elements are Twin Exhaust System, Tailgate Spoiler, Body-toned Bumpers, Flush-mounted Door Handles.

Expected Launch Date: October 2017
 Expected Price:  INR 28-35 Lacs

Volkswagen Tiguan

Tiguan is a new model of Volkswagen India. Itwas show at the Auto Expo 2016 except Polo GTI,Ameo, and Passat GTE models. Tiguango on sale in 2017. It produced by German car maker and based onVlokswagen’s MQB platform. Tiguan willoponent Toyota Fortuner, Chevrolet Trailblazer and Ford Endeavour. The car has MQB platform which makes the car 100kg lighter than the PQ35 platform. 2.0-litre diesel mill is car power, churns out a maximum power of 148bhp.


The car will loaded with all latest features like airbags for driver and front passenger, three point seat belts, along with pedestrian monitoring system, automatic post collision braking system, rear camera system, anti slip regulation, side impact beams and many other such security enhancing aspects and many will available in between Rs.25 lakh (ex-showroom price Delhi) in Indian market.

Expected Launch Date: 2017
 Expected Price:  INR 28-38 Lacs

Nissan X Trail

Nissan X Trail is a typical SUV characterised by a bold muscular stance, creases on the bonnet and clearly visible character lines, pronounced wheel arches and alloy wheels on the outside. Further, there are fitments like rear window defogger, integrated rear spoiler, wrap around tail light cluster integrated into the boot lid and heated door mirrors with turn indicators for the top end variants. Inside, all the essentials of a premium car like automatic climate control, advanced music system, rear AC vents and multifunction steering are expected to be present.

Nissan-X-Trail 2016

Speculated reports suggest that this car is going to carry a hybrid powertrain consisting of a 2.0 litre MRD20DD engine and an electric motor. The maximum output from this mill will be around 145Bhp and 270Nm. For transmission, there would be an X-Tronic CVT gearbox and an AWD setup could be there on the offer.

Expected Launch Date: Mid 2017
 Expected Price:  INR 30-35 Lacs

 Datsun Go-Cross

Based on the platform that underpins Datsun Go+ MPV, the automaker is gearing up for introducing the Go-Cross model. The concept had already been unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show last year and since then it is being anticipated to be offered at the Indian shores.

Datsun Go Cross 2016

The exterior is fitted with a host of elements like body cladding, roof rails, LED lights inside the air dam, skid plates and alloy wheels. Regarding the equipments and engine, there hasn’t been any revelation yet. However, it’s likely to borrow the mechanical specifications from Datsun Go+.

Expected Launch Date: July-August 2017
 Expected Price:  INR 5-7 Lacs

Chevrolet Orlando

This upcoming utility vehicle by Chevrolet is based on the Cruze platform and is quite a head turner in terms of looks. It is equipped with the signature 2 port grille flanked by sweptback headlamps. Further, the flared fenders, stylish tail lamps, full length glass roof and ice-blue theme inserted on the headlamps are some major cosmetic highlights at the external portion. Moving to the interior, you will get to see a dual tone theme.

Chevrolet Orlando India 2016

There is an audio system, multi-function steering wheel, leather wrapped gear shift knob, ice-blue backlight in the instrument cluster and ample of storage space. Reportedly, the Orlando will be powered by a 1.8 litre petrol motor and a 2 litre diesel motor. The former makes 141Bhp, while the latter pumps out 131Bhp of maximum power. Transmission options are still not disclosed, but there could be a 4,5 or 6 speed gearbox.

Expected Launch Date: August 2017
 Expected Price:  INR 8 Lacs

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Tata Aria AT

After a decline in the sales, the Aria model was discontinued from the Indian market. However, the automaker is planning to bring a new version of the same model, this time with an automatic gearbox. On the outside, it is going to be adorned with elements like front & rear fog lamps, alloy wheels, chrome grille, adjustable headlamps, power adjustable ORVMs with turn indicators, rain sensing wiper, rear window defogger and a rear spoiler.

Tata-Aria 2016

Moving inside, the car gets equipped with various features meant for providing comfort to the occupants in the form of power steering, seat lumbar support, automatic climate control, electrically adjustable seats, adjustable steering column, and rear seat centre armrest. Under the hood, the car will be packed with a 2.2 litre Dicor diesel engine that is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. Talking about the maximum output generated by this setup, it is measured around 140PS at 4000rpm and 320Nm between 1700-2700rpm.

Expected Launch Date: December 2017
 Expected Price:  INR 11-16.3 Lacs

Wagon R MPV

The 7-seater concept version of Wagon R was showcased for the first time at the 2013 Indonesia International Motor Show. The MPV was supposed to make a premier at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo, but apparently it didn’t happen.


The automaker had imported two units of the model for research and development purpose, packed with two different powertrains. One was packed with a 1,197cc K-Series petrol motor, while the other carried a 1,248cc diesel engine under its hood. In terms of appearance it’s just an extended Wagon R, which has now been added with a third row seating arrangement.

Expected Launch Date: End of 2017
 Expected Price:  INR 5-6 Lacs

Hyundai Grand i10 Based (Hexa Space)

Hyundai is planning to introduce an all new MPV for the Indian automobile market, which will be based on the Grand i10 platform. The concept was named Hexa Space and made a debut at the 2012 Auto Expo.

Hyundai Hexa Space MPV

The interior is fitted with elements like touch screen center console, push-button shifter and hexagonal seats. Mechanically, it is expected to be powered by a 1.2 litre GDI motor that will be mated to a 6-speed automatic gearbox.

Expected Launch Date: 2017
 Expected Price:  INR 7-9 Lacs

Well, each one of the aforementioned MPVs and SUVs seems to be a suitable choice, but with all the details and features available, one could easily decide as to which is going to be the perfect out of this list of upcoming 7 seater cars in India.

Most of these are likely to be available by the end of this year and within an affordable rice range. So, go ahead and pick out your favourite family car to enjoy precious moments of togetherness.

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