General Motors has shown interest to join the Compact SUV party in India. Recently Ford unveiled their compact Ecosport SUV. Click here to read. More and more manufacturers are targetting this segment. Maruti Suzuki had also showcased their compact SUV,the XA Alpha. Renault on the other hand is planning to get a strong foundation in this segment with their high sales volume SUV, the Duster. General Motors has been taking notes and they have also confirmed that shortly we would witness a Compact SUV from their end for Indian market.
What are your thoughts on GM developing a compact SUV?
Lowell Paddock, president and managing director,General Motors India
There is an opportunity for us to do a small sports utility vehicle. Indian consumers are looking for is a small nimble and efficient SUV. I think we need to go where the market is headed
The compact SUV segment is mainly targeted to the young Urban youth population. If you looking for some adventure within you drive an SUV best fits the profile. Currently most compact SUV are being powered by 1 – 1.5 liter engines and they are fun to drive. Most compact SUV are priced between Rs 7 – 9 Lakh. So are you heading the compact SUV way? For sure General Motors is – Stay Tuned for all the further development.