Compact SUVs under Rs 40 lakh

Ford Ecosport

The Ecosport has come a long way. The compact SUV debuted in Nepal in 2013 with a 1.0L engine, and the facelifted model relaunched in 2017 was powered by a 1.5L engine and also featured a major upgrade to its interior.

Currently, the Ecosport comes in six variants (petrol and diesel) at a starting price of Rs 39.90 lakh (for the Ecosport Trend MT).

Read the full review here: Ford Ecosport Facelift 

Specifications

Engine1.5L Ti-VCT 
Fuel typePetrol/Diesel
Displacement (cc)1496
Transmission5-speed manual or 6-speed automatic (petrol variant only)
Drive system2 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)52
Mileage (km/l)15.9 (petrol MT), 14.7 (petrol AT), and 21.7 (diese MT)
Seating capacity5
Boot space (L)346
Ground clearance (mm)200

Ford Ecosport price in Nepal

Ford Ecosport variantsPrice in Nepal 
Petrol Trend M/TRs 39.90 lakh
Petrol Titanium M/TRs 44.50 lakh
Petrol Titanium + SportsRs 48.90 lakh
Petrol Titanium + A/TRs 50.90 lakh
Diesel Ambiente M/TRs 40.90 lakh
Diesel Titanium + M/T SportsRs 55.99 lakh

Hyundai Venue

The Hyundai Venue comes in three engine options: 1.2L Kappa MPi, 1.5L U2 CRDi, and 1.0L Kappa Turbo.

The Venue powered by the 1.2L engine generates a power of 83 Ps and a torque of 113 Nm. The engine comes mated to a five-speed manual transmission.

Similarly, the vehicle powered by the 1.5L CRDi–mated to a five-speed manual transmission–generates 100 Ps of power and a torque of 240 Nm.

And the one powered by the 1.0L turbo engine generates a power of 120 Ps and a torque of  171 Nm. The engine comes paired with an Intelligent Manual Transmission (iMT).

Specifications

Engine1.2L Kappa MPi1.5L CRDi1.0L Kappa Turbo
Fuel typePetrolDieselPetrol
Displacement (cc)11971493998
Transmission5-speed manual6-speed manualiMT
Drive system2 WD2 WD2 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)454545
Mileage (km/l)17.5223.718.15
Seating capacity555
Boot space (L)350350350
Ground clearance (mm)190190190

Hyundai Venue price in Nepal

Hyundai Venue variantsEnginePrice in Nepal
Venue E 1.2L PetrolRs 36.96 lakh
Venue S 1.2L PetrolRs 40.56 lakh
Venue S+ 1.2L PetrolRs 44.56 lakh
Venue S1.0L Turbo PetrolRs 45.56 akh
Venue SX1.0L Turbo PetrolRs 51.96 lakh
Venue S1.5L DieselRs 44.56 lakh
Venue SX1.5L DieselRs 50.56 lakh

Nissan Magnite

The Nissan Magnite comes in two engine options: 1.0L petrol and 1.0L turbo petrol.

The crossover powered by the 1.0L engine generates 72 Ps of power and a torque of 100 Nm. And the one powered by the 1.0L turbo engine generates 96 Ps of power and a torque of 160 Nm.

Both engines come mated to a five-speed manual transmission.

Specifications

Engine1.0L 1.0L turbocharged
Fuel typePetrolPetrol
Displacement (cc)999999
Transmission5-speed manual5-speed manual
Drive system2 WD2 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)4040
Mileage (km/l)18.75 20
Seating capacity55
Boot space (L)336336
Ground clearance (mm)205205

Nissan Magnite price in Nepal

Magnite modelsPrice in Nepal
Magnite XE Rs 30.99 lakh
Magnite XLRs 33.99 lakh
Magnite XVRs 36.99 lakh
Magnite XV (Dual)Rs 37.49 lakh
Magnite XV PremiumRs 40.49 lakh
Magnite XV Premium (Dual)Rs 40.99 lakh
Magnite Turbo XLRs 38.99 lakh
Magnite Turbo XVRs 41.99 lakh
Magnite Turbo XV (Dual)Rs 42.99 lakh
Magnite Turbo XV PremiumRs 44.99 lakh
Magnite Turbo XV Premium (Dual)Rs 45.49 lakh

Mahindra TUV300

Currently, Mahindra sells only two variants of the TUV 300 in Nepal. The SUV is powered by a 1.5l mHawk turbo diesel engine that generates a power of 73.5 kW and a torque of 240 Nm. The engine comes mated to a five-speed manual transmission.

Specifications

Engine1.5L mHawk turbocharger
Fuel typeDiesel
Displacement (cc)1493
Transmission5-speed manual
Drive system2 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)60
Mileage (km/l)18.49
Seating capacity7
Boot space (L)384
Ground clearance (mm)180

Mahindra TUV300 price in Nepal

TUV300 modelsPrice in Nepal
TUV 300 T4+Rs 37.35 lakh
a TUV 300 T10Rs 44.35 lakh

Mahindra XUV300

The XUV300 comes in two engine options: 1.2L turbo petrol and 1.5L turbo diesel.

The petrol engine generates a power of 81 kW and a torque of 200 Nm and is mated to a six-speed manual transmission.

And the diesel engine–mated to either a six-speed manual or an auto-shift transmission–generates 83.8 kW of power and a torque of 300 Nm.

Currently, Mahindra offers nine variants of XUV300 in Nepal at a starting price of Rs 39.75 lakh.

Specifications

Engine1.2L turbo1.5L turbo
Fuel typePetrolDiesel
Displacement (cc)11971497
Transmission6-speed manual6-speed manual or autoshift
Drive system2 WD2 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)4242
Mileage (km/l)1720
Seating capacity55
Boot space (L)259259
Ground clearance (mm)180180

Mahindra XUV300 price in Nepal

XUV300 variantsPrice in Nepal
W4 PetrolRs 39.75 lakh
W6 PetrolRs 43.75 lakh
W8 PetrolRs 50.75 lakh
W8 (O) PetrolRs 56.50 lakh
W4 DieselRs 41.25 lakh
W6 DieselRs 45.00 lakh
W8 DieselRs 51.50 lakh
W8 (O) DieselRs 57.25 lakh
W8 (O) AS DieselRs 62.00 lakh

Kia Sonet

In Nepal, the Sonet is available in four variants: 1.2L HTE PTL, 1.5 HTX MT, 1.5 HTX AT, and 1.5 GTX+ (DSL).

The Sonet 1.2L HTE PTL is powered by a Smartstream G1.2 petrol engine that generates a peak power of 83 Ps at 6000 rpm and a peak torque of 115 Nm at 4200 rpm, and it is mated to a five-speed manual gearbox. 

The Sonet 1.5 GTX+ (DSL) and Sonet 1.5 HTX are powered by a 1.5L CRDi VGT diesel engine. The 1.5 GTX+ (DSL) is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox, and the Sonet 1.5 HTX is mated to either a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic gearbox. The SUV generates a maximum power of 115 Ps (MT) and 100 Ps (AT) at 4000 rpm and a peak torque of 250 Nm (MT) and 240 Nm (AT) at 1500~2750 rpm respectively.

KIA Sonet specifications

Sonet variants1.2L HTE PTL1.5 HTX MT1.5 HTX AT1.5 GTX+ (DSL)
EngineSmartstream G1.21.5L CRDi VGT 1.5L CRDi VGT 1.5L CRDi VGT 
Fuel typePetrolDieselDieselDiesel
Displacement (cc)1197149314931493
Transmission5 MT6 MT6 AT6 MT
Drive system2WD2WD2WD2WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)45 45 45 45 
Mileage (km/l)18.424.124.124.1
Seating capacity5555
Boot space (L)392 392 392 392 
Ground clearance (mm)211 211 211 211 

Kia Sonet price in Nepal

Sonet variantsDisplacement (cc)Price (Rs)
1.2L HTE PTL120035,90,000
1.5 HTX MT150048,90,000
1.5 HTX AT150052,90,000
1.5 GTX+ (DSL)150057,90,000

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