MPVs are in high demand in the Indian car market right now and here, we have listed the maximum waiting times.
In the Indian car market, utility vehicles have recently become extremely popular. Not only SUVs, but also MPVs have seen a strong demand among buyers who want a comfortable family car with lots of space and the capacity to carry more than five people. Due to this strong demand, many MPVs for sale in our country now have a long waiting period.
Kia Carens was launched in India in February this year, and thanks to its price-sharing, it has already found a lot of buyers here. For the 1.5L petrol MT variant, the wait time reaches up to eleven months! For other variants, the wait until delivery is relatively short – up to five months.
The Maruti Ertiga has an official waiting period of up to four months depending on the variant selected. It should also be mentioned that this Maruti MPV has been updated in the Indian market, and the new model is already gaining a healthy response. Our dealer sources further noted that the wait is much less than for the manual variant, in most cases about a month or two.
Kia Carnival is the flagship model 7 of the South Korean car brand in the Indian market The luxury MPV currently has a waiting period of about three months for the selected variant. Some dealerships in Delhi NCR are even offering free accessories with Carnival to sweeten the deal.
For the Toyota Innova Christa, new buyers will have to wait up to two months to take delivery. Considering how popular it is, it’s no wonder the wait is over! It should be noted that Toyota is already working on the next generation Innova, which is expected to make its global debut later this year, launching in India next year.
|Model||The wait is over|
|Kia Karens||Up to 5 months (up to 11 months for 1.5L petrol MT variant)|
|Maruti Ertiga||Up to 4 months|
|Kia Carnival||Up to 3 months|
|Toyota Innova Krista||Up to 2 months|
|Renault Tribe||Up to 2 months|
For the Renault Tribe, it has a waiting period of one to two months, depending on the variant chosen. It is worth noting that the Tribe is expected to get a new engine option soon – a 1.0L turbo-petrol motor, which is also available in Kigar.