About Crossover Cars

In recent years, car manufacturers have begun creating crossover cars that bring together the best of hatchback and SUV car segments. The best crossover cars have the convenience of hatchbacks along with the ruggedness of SUVs, making them the ideal vehicles for Indian consumers. Crossover cars in India start at a price of around ₹5-7 Lakh but can go up to ₹60-80 Lakh. Whether you are buying a budget car or an expensive luxury car, it is important to keep your car protected with a car insurance plan. In this article, we’ll take a look at the best crossover cars in India along with their features, specifications and insurance premiums.

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List of Best Crossover Cars in India

Crossover Cars in India

Ex-Showroom Price (Delhi)*

Fuel Type

Third-Party Car Insurance Premiums**

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza

₹7.69 Lakh

Petrol

₹3383

Hyundai Creta

₹10.22 Lakh

Petrol and Diesel

₹3383

Hyundai i20

₹6.98 Lakh

Petrol and Diesel

₹3383

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross

₹8.8 Lakh

Petrol

₹3383

Maruti Suzuki S-Presso

₹3.85 Lakh

Petrol and CNG

₹2182

Honda WR-V

₹8.82 Lakh

Petrol and Diesel

₹3383

Datsun Redi-Go

₹3.83 Lakh

Petrol

₹2182

Kia Seltos

₹9.95 Lakh

Petrol and Diesel

₹3383

Renault Kwid

₹4.24 Lakh

Petrol

₹2182

The ex-showroom prices are for Delhi and are subject to change based on the city.


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1. Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza

The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is a budget crossover car that is highly popular among Indian automobile customers. With an attractive starting price of ₹8.61 Lakh (on-road), the car has many impressive specifications. The Vitara Brezza comes with specifications such as a powerful 1462 cc engine, 103 BHP of power as well as manual and automatic transmission. 

Car Name

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza

On-Road Price (New Delhi)

 ₹8.61 Lakh

Mileage (ARAI)

18-19 kmpl 

Power

103 BHP

Transmission

Manual & Automatic 

Fuel Type

Petrol 

2. Hyundai Creta

Hyundai Creta is one of the best-selling crossover SUV cars in India and has also won multiple car awards over the past few years. The uber-popular SUV comes in a wide variety of variants and colours you can choose from. With a starting price of ₹12.70 Lakh, the car offers some great specifications like a 1497 cc engine and 138 BHP power. 

Car Name

Hyundai Creta 

On-Road Price (New Delhi)

 ₹12.70 Lakh

Mileage (ARAI)

21 kmpl 

Power

138 BHP 

Transmission

Manual and Automatic 

Fuel Type

Petrol and Diesel 

3. Hyundai i20

The i20 is also a very solid offering from Hyundai that has been a mainstream car in the markets for more than half a decade. With a starting price of ₹9.45 Lakh, the car offers many premium specifications on a budget. The i20 boasts a powerful 1493 cc engine and offers an impressive 25 kmpl mileage. 

Car Name

Hyundai i20 

On-Road Price (New Delhi)

  ₹9.45 Lakh

Mileage (ARAI)

25 kmpl 

Power

118 BHP 

Transmission

Manual & Automatic 

Fuel Type

Petrol and Diesel

4. Maruti Suzuki S-Cross

The car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki is the king of budget cars. With a starting price of ₹9.85 Lakh, the S-Cross is one of the best crossover hatchback cars in India. The S-Cross comes with a 1462 cc engine which provides 103 BHP of power and has a mileage of around 18 kmpl. 

Car Name

S-Cross 

On-Road Price (New Delhi)

 ₹9.85 Lakh

Mileage (ARAI)

18 kmpl

Power

103 BHP 

Transmission

Manual & Automatic 

Fuel Type

Petrol 

5. Maruti Suzuki S-Presso

Another popular car from Maruti Suzuki, the S-Presso is a compact crossover with a starting price of ₹4.23 Lakh. It has a decently powerful 998 cc engine that provides 67 BHP, which is good enough for a compact car. It also has an impressive mileage of 31 kmpl. 

Car Name

S-Presso

On-Road Price (New Delhi)

  ₹4.23 Lakh

Mileage (ARAI)

31 kmpl 

Power

67 BHP

Transmission

Manual & Automatic 

Fuel Type

Petrol and CNG 

6. Honda WR-V

The Honda WR-V has a stylish design and is a strong contender for the top crossover cars in India. The WR-V comes with a starting price of ₹12.87 Lakh and is available in both petrol and diesel variants. The WR-V also has a powerful 1498 cc engine that provides a good mileage of 23 kmpl. 

Car Name

Honda WR-V

On-Road Price (New Delhi)

 ₹12.87 Lakh

Mileage (ARAI)

23 kmpl 

Power

98 BHP 

Transmission

Manual & Automatic 

Fuel Type

Petrol and Diesel 

7. Kia Seltos

Kia Seltos is known as one of the best crossovers in India that offers attractive specifications and features. The Seltos starts at an on-road price of ₹12.90 Lakh and comes with a 1497 cc engine. This car has 138 BHP of power and offers a great mileage of around 21 kmpl. 

Car Name

Kia Seltos 

On-Road Price (New Delhi)

 ₹12.90 Lakh

Mileage (ARAI)

21 kmpl 

Power

138 BHP 

Transmission

Manual & Automatic 

Fuel Type

Petrol and Diesel 

8. Datsun Redi Go

The car manufacturer Datsun has been slowly growing its market share over the past few years by launching well-built budget cars. The Redi-Go is another great compact crossover car with a starting price of ₹4.91 Lakh, which you can buy on a budget. It has a 999 cc engine that provides 67 BHP of power and a mileage of 22 kmpl. 

Car Name

Redi-Go 

On-Road Price (New Delhi)

 ₹4.91 Lakh

Mileage (ARAI)

22 kmpl

Power

67 BHP 

Transmission

Manual & Automatic 

Fuel Type

Petrol 

9. Renault Kwid

Renault Kwid is one also of the best crossover hatchback cars in India with an attractive starting price of ₹4.98 Lakh. Like similar compact crossovers, the Renault Kwid has a capable 999 cc engine which provides 67 BHP of power. Interestingly, the car offers a very good mileage of 22 kmpl. 

Car Name

Renault Kwid 

On-Road Price (New Delhi)

 ₹4.98 Lakh

Mileage (ARAI)

22 kmpl 

Power

67 BHP 

Transmission

Manual & Automatic 

Fuel Type

Petrol 

To Conclude

The above list contains the top crossover cars in India that you can choose from, including both budget cars as well as the more expensive ones. In case you choose to buy a new crossover car, it is really important to protect your expensive purchase with a good car insurance plan, so you need not spend your savings on repairs. Moreover, it is mandatory to have at least third party insurance, as per the Motor Vehicles Act, 2019. If you are looking to buy insurance for your new car or simply renew your plan, you should check out the car insurance plans available at Finserv MARKETS. 

FAQs on Crossover Cars

  • ✔️What are the advantages of a crossover vehicle?

    Here are the advantages of a crossover car:

    1. Light and fuel-efficient

    2. Cheaper than most SUVs and sedans

    3. More cargo space than most cars

  • ✔️Is a crossover better than a sedan?

    A crossover provides more space while being compact and cheaper than most sedans. 

  • ✔️Why are crossover cars so popular?

    Crossover cars are very popular because they combine the best features of SUVs and hatchbacks, like large cargo space, easy handling, compact size and more.

  • ✔️What is the difference between an SUV and a crossover car?

    Generally, SUVs are larger, more powerful heavy vehicles meant for off-roading, whereas crossovers are based on a combination of SUVs and hatchbacks but are comparatively compact and lighter. 

  • ✔️Which is the most popular crossover car in India?

     Here are some of the most popular crossover cars in India:

    1. Maruti Suzuki Brezza

    2. Hyundai i20 Active

    3. Maruti Suzuki S-Cross

    4. Hyundai Creta

    5. Ford Ecosport