The sub-4 meter tax benefit spawned this class and with SUVs being all rage, the compact ones have a had a field day. They offer butch looks, good ground clearance with good fuel efficiency and space. They currently range between Rs 6,50,000 – Rs 12,50,000 on the new car market. The used version is an ideal buy for those who want to make a statement but don’t want to spend extra on a sedan or just don’t need the extra space. For best deals and handling Ford EcoSport. For everything else, Maruti Vitara Brezza. Prices of used Compact SUV average around Rs 5,45,000 in Mumbai with lower end tending to be around Rs 5,25,000 and upper end tending to be around Rs 5,95,000.So, what should you go for? Which are the best deals available on the market?
Recommendation #1: Ford Ecosport 1.5 Titanium TDCi Opt
Year: 2014 / Kms Driven: 87,357 / List Price: Rs 500,000 / Ex Showroom Price: Rs 971,000
This entry, which comes at a discount of 49% to its original price is 5 years old and has done 87,357 Kms. Running on diesel, this Compact SUV belongs to its second owner. The close-to-top-end version has quite a few miles on it and therefore, while the price is good, and you are getting the more frugal diesel variant, make sure you get it checked thoroughly.
Recommendation #2: Ford Ecosport Titanium 1.0 Ecoboost Opt 2013
Year: 2013 / Kms Driven: 60,000 / List Price: Rs 455,000 / Ex Showroom Price: Rs 829,000
This entry, which comes at a discount of 45% to its original price is 6 years old and has done 60,000 Kms. The most powerful, yet fuel efficient EcoSport variant, comes in grey color and is currently with its second owner. Tip: The EcoBoost owners tend to be enthusiasts and thus generally take good care of their cars. So unless you discover a specific issue with the sample, this is a good buy.
Recommendation #3: Ford Ecosport Titanium 1.0 Ecoboost 2015
Year: 2015 / Kms Driven: 51,973 / List Price: Rs 599,000 / Ex Showroom Price: Rs 989,000
This entry, which comes at a discount of 39% to its original price is 4 years old and has done 51,973 Kms. Currently with its first owner and running on petrol, this comes white colour. If you can’t get your hands on the one listed above, then this is a good deal.
Recommendation #4: Ford Ecosport 1.5 Titanium Ti Vct At
Year: 2014 / Kms Driven: 33,120 / List Price: Rs 580,500 / Ex Showroom Price: Rs 928,999
This entry, which comes at a discount of 38% to its original price is 5 years old and has done 33,120 Kms. This Compact SUV runs on petrol and is currently with its second owner. Though a bit expensive than others, this sample has two big pluses on its side: its an automatic, and a very good one and its done less than 35,000 km.
Recommendation #6: Ford Ecosport Titanium 1.0 Ecoboost 2013
Year: 2013 / Kms Driven: 43,000 / List Price: Rs 495,000 / Ex Showroom Price: Rs 790,000
This entry, which comes at a discount of 37% to its original price is 6 years old and has done 43,000 Kms. This petrol Compact SUV currently belongs to its first owner and is available in a grey colour. Here is your third shot at getting the excellent EcoBoost variant.
The median price at which Compact SUV have sold in Mumbai is typically in the range listed in the plot below.
Since the final selling price data is not available, we estimate the actual selling prices to be 5-10% lower than this. Another tip: the most popular that gets bought and sold in Mumbai in the Compact SUV category is Ford Ecosport.