The automobile sector continues to face the repercussion of the global semiconductor shortage. This shortage has affected the production of cars, resulting in high waiting periods. Currently, SUVs are quite popular so most SUVs have long waiting periods which is a turn-off for many buyers. However, to keep you updated on the waiting period, we are writing this article today. In this article, we will look at top 5 SUVs with the highest waiting period.
The XUV700 became an overnight sensation in India when its pricing was unveiled. Mahindra had 25,000 bookings in less than an hour. It has since continued its growth to popularity. The XUV700 comes with the most powerful engines in its segment. It also comes with several segment-first features and a five-star crash test rating from GNCAP. As per recent updates, the waiting period for some variants of the XUV700 has gone up to 21 months.
SUV waiting periods – Mahindra Thar
The next car on the list is another Mahindra SUV, the Thar. The Thar enjoys a cult status among off-road enthusiasts. It also faces no direct rival in this segment. The Thar is offered in 10 variants with various engine options and a choice between a soft-top convertible and a hardtop. Coming to the waiting period, the Thar has a waiting period of up to 11 months, depending on the variants.
The Sonet is Kia’s compact SUV. It is the most feature-loaded car in its segment, with features like ventilated seats, ambient lighting, sunroof, etc. The Sonet is also the only car in its segment to come with a diesel automatic option. Coming to the waiting period, the Sonet has a waiting period of up to 7 months, depending on the variant.
The Hyundai Creta practically ruled the C-SUV segment. It still gets good sales even though the competition has heated a lot in this segment. As a product, Creta is known for its plethora of engine options and features. The waiting period of the Creta stretches to 7 months, depending upon the variants.
SUV waiting periods – Tata Nexon
The Tata Nexon is currently the best-selling SUV in India. It is surprising how well Tata has managed its supply even with the infamous chip shortage. As a product, the Nexon is famous for its high safety ratings and the features on offer. The Nexon comes with both petrol and diesel engine option. The waiting period for the ICE Nexon is around 5 months, while for the EV, it is around 4 months.
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