People who love long adventurous trips have a great love for SUVs. The demand for SUVs in the India auto market has consistently increased in these couple of year. Now, people are looking for more powerful and aggressive looking SUVs that are ideal for an off-roading experience. The main reason for the love for SUVs is the practical build quality and amazing features. The current generation SUVs offer both comfort and power under a single roof.
If you are looking for best SUVs in India under INR 20 Lakh then check the list that depicts the best SUVs in India under this price segment. These SUVs have made a good grip in the Indian market since their launch.

Hyundai Creta

INR = 9.22 to 14.58 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi)


Hyundai Creta was also launched in an AMT version in April. As of now, it is available only in petrol and SX+ trim, priced at Rs 12.86 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). With the new transmission, the automaker has also introduced dual airbags across the range as standard. The compact SUV is powered by a 1.6-litre petrol motor develops 123PS of power and 151Nm of torque. Price starts at Rs 9.2 lakh with the top-end variant available at Rs 14.5 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Mahindra Scorpio

INR = 8.94 to 15.48 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi)


Mahindra Scorpio is one of the most demanding and performance SUV in the Indian SUV segment. In its journey in the SUV world, it has won various awards and recognitions such as “Best SUV of the Year” and “Best Car of the Year” from the popular BBC automobile magazine “World Wheels”. Facing tough competition from the Renault Duster, Scorpio still manages to find a better position in the Indian market. The 3rd generation Scorpio got introduced in 2014. Launched with 2.6-litre and a 2.2-litre motor, Mahindra in 2016 came up with a new 1.99-litre diesel engine under Intelli-Hybrid technology at Rs 9.35 (ex-showroom) in Delhi. The base variant is priced at Rs 8.8 lakh and the top variant goes to Rs 15.3 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

Toyota Innova Crysta

INR = 13.80 to 20.78 lakh (ex-showroom)


The Toyota Innova has finally earned a most important strap of life. The Japanese carmaker company recently launched the “Crysta”, which is tha second innings of Innova’s. Now, Toyota is ready to get lost credibility through the Crysta. The Toyota Innova Crysta is available in India just in Rs. 13.80 lakh while the top most models of Crysta comes at Rs. 20.78 lakh. Innova has never seen this type of price. But Innova Crysta is more stylish,comes loaded with value added features like 4.2-inch TFT screen, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and lounge lighting, more muscular design in comparison to all Innova’s Models. Toyota also launched the Crysta with a petrol engine at a starting price of Rs. 13.72 lakh(ex-showroom Delhi).The Crysta now carries three engines 2.4-litre, 2.8-litre diesel engines and a 2.7-litre Dual VVT-i petrol motor.

Mahindra XUV 500

INR = 11.58 to 18.60 lakh ()


Mahindra is known for the SUVs in the country and XUV 500 is masterpiece of the company. Company launched the car in September 2011 and received a crazy response with huge number of bookings. The SUV has 2.2-litre engine which is efficient enough to produce 140 BHP of maximum power and 330 Nm of torque. Interior of the car is quite good with good quality plastic and leather finish, it also comprises of Bluetooth Telephony, Cruise Control and steering controls.

Tata Safari Strome

INR = 10.51 to 15.36 lakh (


The Company launched Tata Safari almost 14 years ago then upgraded it several times but remain same with the base looks and interior. The slimmer grille with steel finish gives it astonishing look to the car. It is powered by 2.2 litre Dicor diesel motor that produces maximum power of 140 BHP at 4000 RPM and maximum torque of 32.63 Kgm at 1700 to 2700 RPM. The car has 5 Speed optional manual and automatic gear-box, it also has optional 4 X 4 riding facility for off-road driving.