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Hyundai Venue to MG Hector: Waiting periods of popular SUVs REVEALED

The Festive season is on in full swing and people have started flocking at dealerships to buy a new car. Of late, SUVs have turned out to be one of the most popular segments in India and this month too, a lot of people are going to buy SUVs. However, their popularity also means that the waiting period on some of these SUVs can extend to quite a bit. Hence, if you are in the market to buy an SUV this festive season, here are the waiting periods of 9 SUVs from different segments, courtesy CarDekho.

Sub-4 meter SUVs

City Maruti Vitara Brezza   Hyundai Venue   Mahindra XUV300   Tata Nexon   Ford EcoSport
New Delhi 15 days 15-20 days No waiting No waiting 15 days
Bangalore 20 days 1-3months No waiting No waiting 15-30 days
Mumbai No waiting 2-3 months 2-3 weeks 15-20 days No waiting
Hyderabad No waiting 10 days No waiting No waiting 15-20 days
Pune No waiting 45  days 2-3 weeks 15-20 days 25-30 days
Chennai No waiting 4-6 weeks No waiting No waiting 10-15 days
Jaipur No waiting No waiting* 10 days No waiting 1 month
Ahmedabad No waiting No Waiting* No waiting No waiting No waiting
Gurgaon 2-4 weeks No waiting 2-3 weeks 15-20 days No waiting
Lucknow 1 month No waiting No waiting No waiting 15-20 days
Kolkata 4-6 weeks 45 days No waiting No waiting 25-30 days
Thane No waiting 2-3 months 2-3 weeks No waiting No waiting
Surat No waiting 15 days 2 weeks No waiting 15 days
Ghaziabad No waiting No waiting* 1 month No waiting No waiting
Chandigarh No waiting 45 days 10-15 days No waiting 15-20 days
Patna 2-4 weeks 45 days No waiting 4-6 weeks No waiting
Coimbatore 1 month 1-3 months 2-3 weeks No waiting No waiting
Faridabad 4-6 weeks 4-6 weeks No waiting 2 weeks No waiting
Indore No waiting 45 days 10-15 days No waiting 15-20 days
Noida No waiting 2-3 months No waiting No waiting No waiting

The Sub-4 meter SUV segment brings in the most volumes among other SUV segments. Starting with the Maruti Vitara Brezza, the popular vehicle is available instantly in a lot of cities and its maximum waiting period is 6 weeks. Coming to the Hyundai Venue, the current segment leader can be driven home almost instantly in cities like Ghaziabad, Lucknow, Gurgaon, Jaipur or Ahmedabad. For other cities, buyers will get their delivery after Diwali and the maximum waiting period for the Venue is up to 3 months.

Hyundai Venue to MG Hector: Waiting periods of popular SUVs REVEALED

Next up is the Mahindra XUV300, which can be brought home before Diwali in most cities as the waiting periods are quite low. The maximum waiting period of this SUV in 1 month in the city of Ghaziabad. The Tata Nexon, on the other hand, is readily available in almost all cities with its highest waiting period being 6 weeks in Patna. Lastly, the Ford EcoSport is also easily available in most cities apart from Pune, Jaipur and Kolkata where waiting periods can extend up to 1 month.

Compact/Mid-size SUVs

City Hyundai Creta   Kia Seltos MG Hector   Jeep Compass
New Delhi 15-20 days 1 month NA 1 month*
Bangalore 15 days 2-3 months NA 1 month
Mumbai 4 weeks 4-10 weeks NA 3 weeks
Hyderabad 1 month 1-4 months 4 months 1 week*
Pune 2 months 45 days 4 months 15 days
Chennai 2 weeks No waiting 4 months 15 days
Jaipur 1 month 1 month 4 months 15 days
Ahmedabad No waiting 1-2 months NA 15 days
Gurgaon No waiting 2-3 months NA 15-20 days
Lucknow No waiting* 1 month 3-5 months 15-20 days
Kolkata No waiting 2-3 months NA 2 weeks
Thane 4 weeks 4-10 weeks NA 3 weeks
Surat 15 days 2 months NA NA
Ghaziabad No waiting* 2-3 months NA NA
Chandigarh 15-20 days 3 months NA 10 days
Patna No waiting 6-12 weeks 2 months NA
Coimbatore 15 days NA NA 2 weeks
Faridabad 2 months NA 4-5 months NA
Indore No waiting* 2 months NA 2 months
Noida No waiting 1-3 months 4 months NA

The Hyundai Creta can be brought home within 2 weeks in most cities. Some cities like Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Thane and Faridabad have higher waiting periods though, with the maximum being 2 months. The new entrant Kia Seltos has very high waiting periods stretching up to 4 months. Chennai is the only city where the Seltos can be had without any waiting period.

Hyundai Venue to MG Hector: Waiting periods of popular SUVs REVEALED

Talking about the MG Hector, the mid-size SUV is one of the best sellers in its segments and hence the waiting periods on it are quite high. The minimum waiting period is 2 months while the maximum goes up to 5 months. Lastly, the Jeep Compass can be brought home before Diwali in cities like Pune, Chennai Jaipur among others. However, other cities including New Delhi, Bangalore, Thane and Indore etc have higher waiting periods.