10 best sub-4-meter sub-compact SUVs

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New cars come with features that are technically more advanced and These features are new and will provide you’re the best driving experience. New features and models that have been introduced in the cars will not only provide you additional safety but will also make you driving much more luxurious, comfortable and convenient. Automotive services have become an important need for everyone.

But often buying a new car is a tedious task as gazillions of options are available nowadays and it sometimes becomes difficult to make appropriate choices. Hiring a car dealer can help you a lot to make a decision according to your budget and needs.


If you are also planning to buy a family car the SUVs can be the perfect option for you and might be the ideal car for you and your family. SUVs are becoming the most popular car type on the road. Wherever you go, town or country you will surely see all kinds of people enjoying the benefits of owning these great cars. Offering space for bigger families to journey together within comfort and convenience. You can also check the various options of SUVs already available and the upcoming SUVs under 5 lakhs are in the queue.

What is an SUV?

SUVs or sports utility vehicles are car segments that comprise vehicles that combine the elements of passenger cars and off-roaders. An SUV has a tall bodyline that provides the driver with a better and wider view of the road ahead, the increased height of an SUV also provides it with much higher ground clearance, a feature distinct from other passenger cars.

SUV provides a lot more inside space which can greatly be increased via adapted and removable seating. It ensures to provide the passenger compartment. Last but not the least, it is generally built with mechanical parts that are specifically designed for tough usage, all-terrain conditions and heavy loads.


The most beneficial automobile services that SUV provides are the bigger space, higher ground clearance, stronger bodyline, and a perfect choice for all road conditions. An SUV comes with an average height of about 1.5 to 2 meters in terms of design. Almost all SUVs come with the most powerful engine offered by the manufacturer with the capacities going up to 2.8 liters, thus an SUV has a strong bodyline, a powerful engine, and a higher driving position.

There are multiple reasons for the gaining popularity of the SUVs apart from them just looking great. Their versatility is much more than space and economy. SUVs being more in weight that other cars offer better handling in challenging weather and bad road conditions. The available all-wheel or four-wheel drive that most of the SUVs offer give you incredible handling as compared to what a car will give. It ensures appropriate vehicle safety and fuel economy for you. Higher seating gives drivers a better visibility and comfortable driving experience. It also provides extra seating and more leg room, head room, etc for the comfort of your fellow passengers. SUVs come with built in towing capabilities and more cargo space in addition to off-road capabilities (in 4WD models). If you are also looking for the best offers for buying new you can avail the best car dealer services for getting the best offers.

10 best sub-4-meter sub-compact SUVs

  1. TATA NEXON: –

Although TATA NEXON is one of the oldest cars in  this segment, it gets updated every now and then which makes it available with more features. The base variant of the TATA NEXON comes with the projector headlamps, traction location and ESP which make it a very versatile SUV. The designs for the new upgrade look more dominant and bolder. The impact 2.0 design language of the car does have a strong appeal towards itself.


The TATA NEXON comes with an EX-showroom price of Rs. 7,09,9000 and with an On-Road Price of Rs.8,31,776.  Since its first debut in 2017, the TATA NEXON has earned many accolades, out of which the most noticeable in the one being the first made-in-India car to get a 5-star NCAP safety rating, it is loaded with many beneficial and advanced features such as a sunroof, touchscreen infotainment, and connected tech, but the ace up its powertrain as well.

The TATA NEXON has the best 290mm of ground clearance with R16 alloy wheels. The white roof colour also adds a unique touch to the overall styling of the car. The centre NEXON badging at the rear of the car gives a rich look to the SUV, the tri-arrow design element adds extra coolness with the SUV.


Hyundai is one of the best-sellers in the SUVs segment for most of the time now. The recently launched new sport variant comes with a minor styling updated, red accents and iMT transmission. It also has now updated square shaped headlamps of the Hyundai venue which makes it a more unique and best Sub-compact SUV.


The Hyundai venue is the latest entrant in the Indian Sub-4 meter compact-SUV segment. However, within the first two months of its launch, the Venue has already become the best-selling SUV in the Indian market, even beating the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza. The Hyundai Venue is offered with a host of updates and also offers impressive performance. It is also the only SUV in the segment to offer a DCT automatic gearbox as well.

It is considered to be the one of the top models to provide the best and comfortable Automotive service experience.  It has 1 diesel Engine and 2 petrol engines on offer. The diesel engine is 1493cc while the petrol engine is 1197cc and 998 cc. It is also available with the manual & automatic transmission. 

The Hyundai venue is a 5-seater and has a length of 3995 mm, width of 1770mm and a wheelbase of 2500 mm. the price of Hyundai venue starts at Rs.6.86 lakh and goes upto Rs. 11.66 lakh. Hyundai venue Sx plus sport DCT comes at a price tag of Rs. 11.66 lakh.

  1.  Mahindra XUV300

Mahindra has quite an impressive offering in the Sub-4m segment consisting of the SUV segment, but none as feature-loaded as the XUV300. Mahindra has offered several segment-first features like the seven airbags, dual-zone climate control, and rear disc brakes. It also offers advanced and beneficial features such as heated ORVMs, 7-inch touchscreen with the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, leatherette upholstery, rear parking camera, ESP, and Hill Start Assist.  

SUV - Mahindra XUV300

Mahindra XUV300 price starts at ₹ 7.95 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 12.55 Lakh. The price of the Petrol version for XUV300 ranges between ₹ 7.95 Lakh – ₹ 11.77 Lakh and the price of the Diesel version for XUV300 ranges between ₹ 8.70 Lakh – ₹ 12.55 Lakh.

Good things about the Mahindra XUV300 is that it has the powerful diesel engine, AMT is among the best in its class and comfortable ride quality.

If some conditions such as top-end variant is pricey, interior fit and finish not the best and looks disproportionate in profile then it could be considered as one of the best options for the comfortable and convenient automobile service.

  1. Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza.

As we know that Vitara Brezza is one of the largest carmakers. But the amazing fact is that it has the highest-selling Sub-4m SUVs in India. Technically, it may not have been the main originator of the Sub-4-meter segment, but its X-factor stems from its vast versatility, from Maruti’s expansive service network, affordability and fuel efficiency.

SUV - Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza

The Maruti Vitara Brezza has 1 Petrol Engine on offer. The Petrol engine is 1462 cc. It is available with Manual & Automatic transmission. Depending upon the variant and fuel type the Vitara Brezza has a mileage of 17.03 to 18.76 kmpl. The Vitara Brezza is a 5-seater and has a length of 3995mm, a width of 1790mm, and a wheelbase of 2500mm.

Some of the best features of the Maruti Vitara Brezza includes better looks with the LED projection headlamps and a new grille, it gets a petrol automatic option, it also has the features like auto day/night IRVM and rain-sensing wipers, the best fact is that in spite of all these amazing features it still remains good value for money for everyday city-centric SUV.

  1. Ford EcoSport 2015-2021.

With the first one to capitalise on the rising population popularity of the compact SUVs, the Ford EcoSport is undoubtedly one of the best looking and most feature-loaded offerings in the SUV segment. Ford has equipped it with the quad beam reflectors headlamps with the LED DRLs, sunroof, rain system, Apple CarPlay and Android system and an 8 – inch touchscreen with SYNC3 system. Engine options are a 1.5-litre petrol that delivers 122PS/149Nm while the similar-sized diesel churns out 100PS/215Nm, paired to a 5-speed manual transmission as standard. A 6-speed automatic is optional only on the petrol.

SUV - Ford EcoSport

The EcoSport was the first in its segment to offer Six airbags, ESC, Hill launch Assist and ISOFIX Child seats and coupled with staples such as ABS.

Launched in the price range of Rs 7.67 – 11.20 lakh (ex-showroom), the Ford EcoSport comes with stylish exteriors, premium interiors, and a new 3-cylinder 1.5-liter petrol engine mated with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The Eco-boost 1.0-litre petrol and the 1.5-litre diesel motor has been carried over and claimed mileage figures for petrol manual, petrol automatic, and diesel manual are 17 kmpl, 14.8 kmpl, and 23 kmpl respectively. The EcoBoost claimed mileage sits at 18.1kmpl which should make it the most efficient of the lot consisting of all SUVs segments in India. You can also get the best offers on the car that you want to buy by availing a good car dealer service.

  1. Hyundai Creta.

The Hyundai Creta has a very sharp and lively design language which makes it the most preferred SUV among the young families. The Hyundai Creta offers just the right size and offers enough space and comfort for five adults and comes in feature-rich and doesn’t compromise on the safety in either way.

SUV - Hyundai Creta

The Hyundai Creta has 1 Diesel Engine and 2 Petrol Engines on offer. The Diesel engine is 1493 cc while the Petrol engine is 1497 cc and 1353 cc . It is available with Manual & Automatic transmission. Depending upon the variant and fuel type the Creta has a mileage of 16.8 to 21.4 kmpl. The Creta is a 5-seater and has a length of 4300mm, width of 1790mm, and a wheelbase of 2610mm.

Some of the standout features of Hyundai Creta are the panoramic sunroof: adds airiness to the cabin, 10.25 inch touchscreen along with the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto with split screen functionality, it also offers Ventilated front seats which proved to be very advantageous in the tropical country like India, the inbuilt air purifiers keeps the cabin air clean, Blue link: offers voice control for the sunroof, climate control and ventilated seats, the driving modes also come with multiple traction and drive mod for various condition.

  1. Honda WR-V

Honda WR-V aims to make you feel like a bigger car than it actually is as it has inbuilt airy cabin and class-leading boot space. Honda WR-V also offers many beneficial features such as sunroof, touchscreen infotainment system and LED DRLs. The WR-V is a comfortable ride for both the drives as well as the passenger. For your comfort and convenience, it also provides soft cushiony seats and the soft suspension letting it tread through the rough Indian roads without much effort. The 1.5L diesel offers the best-in-class mileage of 26 kmpl (ARAI) which is hardly matched by any other in the sub four meter compact SUV segment making the Honda WR-V a comfortable city ride.

SUV - Honda WR-V

The price of Honda WR-V starts at Rs. 8.55 Lakh and goes up to Rs. 11.05 Lakh. Honda WR-V is offered in 6 variants – the base model of WR-V is SV and the top variant Honda WR-V Exclusive Edition Diesel which comes at a price tag of Rs. 11.05 Lakh. 


Renault kiger is the newly launched SUV in the Indian market and its response is already coming great. This new model is based on the Renault-Nissan Magnite and the Renault triber MPV. It was launched as an alternative to the likes of the TATA Nexon, Kia Sonet, Hyundai venue, Maruti Brezza, Mahindra XUV300 and the Ford EcoSport.


The Renault Kiger will be offered with a 1.0-liter 3-cylinder petrol engine is naturally-aspirated and turbocharged versions. While the former is good for 72bhp and 96Nm of torque, the turbocharged petrol engine offers 99bhp and 160Nm of torque. Transmission choices will include a 5-speed manual and a CVT XTronic Automatic (1.0L Turbo Petrol).

The sub-4-meter SUV will be equipped with several high-end comfort and convenience features such as touchscreen infotainment system with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, automatic AC, digital instrument console, cruise control, around view monitor, electric sunroof and many more.

  1. TATA HBX.

The TATA motors recently produced their production version of the HBX micro-SUV in India.  The recently launched mobiles offer many exciting features. It has the harrier-inspired front fascia, featuring the front grille, split halogen headlamps with the LED DRLs, radiator grille, and the dual-tone bumper.


It also offers an amazing interior layout and features with the Altroz hatchback. It also provides you a free-standing touchscreen infotainment system with smartphone connectivity, climate control, a multi-functional steering wheel, a Harman audio system, cruise control, and the keyless entry with push-button.

  1. KiA SONET

The Kia Sonet has 1 Diesel Engine and 2 Petrol Engines on offer. The Diesel engine is 1493 cc while the Petrol engine is 1197 cc and 998 ccs. It is available with Manual & Automatic transmission. Depending upon the variant and fuel type the Sonet has a mileage of 18.2 to 24.1 kmpl. The Sonet is a 5-seater and has a length of 3995mm, the width of 1790mm, and a wheelbase of 2500mm.

So, It’s little bit difficult to choose the best one among them because they all are perfect in their price range. You can avail them as per your budget and specifications requirements.

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