Kia Seltos has the highest waiting period, Renault Duster the least: Compact SUV waiting times this November

The compact SUV segment is one of the most fiercely competed segments in the market. It consists of cars like Hyundai Creta, Maruti Suzuki S-Cross, Renault Duster, Renault Captur, Nissan Kicks, and the most recent addition, the Kia Seltos. Due to the high demands, a few of these SUVs have high waiting periods on them, depending on the variant, location and colour. If you plan to buy a compact SUV anytime soon, check out the list below to know the waiting period of the SUV in your city, courtesy CarDekho.

Cities Hyundai Creta Maruti S-Cross Renault Duster Renault Captur Nissan Kicks   Kia Seltos
Delhi 3-4 weeks 4-6 weeks No waiting No waiting No waiting   2 months
Bengaluru No waiting No waiting 3-4 weeks 3-4 weeks 1 week   3 months
Mumbai No waiting 4-6 weeks Upto 1 month No waiting 15 days   1-3 months
Hyderabad No waiting 10 days No waiting No waiting 10 days   45 days
Pune Upto 1 month No waiting 20 days 20 days 15 days   1-3 months
Chennai 2 weeks 6 weeks No waiting No waiting No waiting   45 days
Jaipur 10-15 days No waiting 1 month 1 month 15 days   45 days to 4 months
Ahmedabad 15-20 days No waiting No waiting No waiting 25 days   1-3 months
Gurugram Upto 12 days No waiting 25 days 25 days 15 days   3 months
Lucknow No waiting 3-5 weeks 15-20 days 15-20 days 10-15 days   1 month
Kolkata No waiting No waiting No waiting No waiting NA   3-4 months
Surat No waiting No waiting No waiting No waiting 15 days   3 months
Ghaziabad 1 month No waiting No waiting No waiting No waiting   1-3 months
Chandigarh 4 to 6 weeks No waiting No waiting No waiting NA   3-5 months
Patna No waiting 4-6 weeks 1 month No waiting 10-15 days   3 months
Coimbatore Upto 10 days 4 weeks 20 days 20 days 1 week   2-3 months
Faridabad 15 to 20 days NA No waiting No waiting NA   NA
Indore 10 days No waiting 10 days 10 days No waiting   2 months
Noida No waiting 4-6 weeks 20 days 20 days 15 days   3-4 months

Do note that the date mentioned above data is only an approximation and the waiting period might differ depending on the variant, powertrain and colour chosen.

Kia Seltos 5

Talking first about the Kia Seltos, the compact SUV is having the highest waiting period this month. The waiting period of the Seltos stretches from a month to five. The lowest waiting times are in cities like Hyderabad, Chennai and Lucknow where the waiting period is of 1 month. The closest rival to the Seltos, Hyundai Creta has dropped down on waiting periods. In fact, there is no waiting period in eight out of 20 cities. The maximum waiting period for the Creta is in Chandigarh, Ghaziabad and Delhi. Talking about the Maruti Suzuki S-Cross, the crossover is readily available in as many as 10 cities, including Bengaluru, Pune and Indore. For buyers in Noida, Patna, Delhi, Chennai and Mumbai, there is a waiting period of around four to six weeks.

Talking about the Renault Duster and Captur both the SUVs from the French manufacturer can be had without any wait time in 11 cities, including Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai and Ahmedabad. The maximum waiting period is reserved for Jaipur and Bengaluru buyers. Last on the list is the Nissan Kicks, which is readily available in Delhi, Chennai, Ghaziabad and Indore. Nissan dealers in other cities might have to keep you hanging for 25 days at most.