One of the crucial factors while assessing a car for its comfort is the legroom space provided in the back. Especially for longer rides, it becomes necessary for a car to host a generous cabin space for its occupants. Needless to say, it becomes extremely difficult for the passengers to manage within a cramped space in the rear of the car. So if you are looking for investing in a new car and are wondering about your best options in the Indian markets, we are here to assist you with the same. Here are the top 10 cars under Rs 25 lakhs that offer the best legroom space in the back.
The first on our list of the top 10 cars under Rs 25 lakhs offering the best legroom space in the back is the all-new Kia Carens. The Kia brand claims Carens to be a crossover between an MPV and an SUV. It provides sophisticated features of a family mover along with an SUV stance. The company has put a significant focus on the 3rd-row legroom space of the vehicle.
The all-new Carens comes with not only a spacious 3rd-row but also provides the best in-cabin space to all its occupants overall. Its 2nd-row reclining seats easily tumble down and get double folded with the touch of a button, thereby tackling one of the primary issues of any multi-seater car. Its price starts from Rs 8.99 lakhs and goes up to Rs 16.99 lakhs for its top-spec trim.
Toyota Innova Crysta
Next in line is the Innova Crysta MPV by Toyota. While the next-gen Toyota Innova Crysta is expected to be released in the country sometime in early 2023, the current-gen model also offers one-touch tumble second-row seats. Enhanced legroom is offered in the vehicle while the plush camel-tan seats and soft-touch materials ensure unparalleled comfort and class. It is priced in the range of Rs 17 to 25 lakhs.
Coming as a representative of the sub-4-meter SUV segment is the Mahindra XUV300. The current XUV300 model offers ample in-cabin space to its occupants. It provides luxurious space for 3 adults in the second row due to its longer in-segment wheelbase (2600mm) and a wider stance. It features 60:40 split second-row seats with a flat floor and premium leatherette upholstery, ensuring premium comfort for its passengers. Its top-spec W8 and W8(O) trims offer an even wider range of features and equipment. It is priced in the range of Rs 8.41 to 12.38 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi).
The next on our list of the top 10 best legroom cars in India under Rs 25 lakhs is the Maruti Vitara Bezza. Coming as the second contender from the sub-4-meter SUV segment, the current-gen Vitara Brezza has a 2500mm wheelbase, thereby offering a wide cabin space. The rear seats have a 60:40 split design. While its upcoming facelift model, the 2022 Vitara Brezza awaits its launch this year, the price of the current model available starts from Rs 7.69 lakhs and goes up to Rs 11.18 lakhs.
While the 2022 Hyundai Creta facelift was unveiled globally last year, its launch in India is expected to be around September this year. The brand has also recently launched a Knight Edition of Creta, which sports an all-black theme. The mid-sized compact SUV comes with a 2610mm wheelbase, providing enhanced in-cabin space to its occupants. Not only that but it also provides rear seat headrest cushions along with an ISOFIX mount and a rear-centre armrest with a cup holder, thus providing best-in-class comfort to the passengers. Its price starts from Rs 10,44,000 (ex-showroom).
Next on our list of the 10 best cars in India under Rs 25 lakhs with the best legroom space in the rear is the just-launched Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo Edition. Sporting dual-tone exteriors and interiors, the Kushaq Monte Carlo comes with a spatially abundant cabin featuring luxurious facets and plush upholstery made from the finest materials. The compact SUV has a wheelbase of 2651mm. Its price starts from Rs 15.99 lakhs (ex-showroom).
Volkswagen recently introduced feature enhancements in its Taigun SUV along with a price hike of up to 4% varying across its different trims available in the market. Following the price hike, the new VW Taigun is now priced in the range of Rs 11.40 to 18.60 lakhs (ex-showroom). The 5-seater SUV comes with a wheelbase of 2651mm, providing ample legroom space to all its passengers. Its dual-tone interior theme, premium leather and leatherette seat upholstery and 60:40 rear split seats ensure best-in-class comfort for its occupants.
Coming from the subcompact sedan category is one of the most popular and best-selling cars in the country, the Maruti Suzuki Dzire. It sits on a wheelbase of 2450mm, providing enough legroom for its occupants in the back. It features dual-tone interiors, rear ac vents, a rear centre armrest with a cupholder and rear mobile sockets with accessory pockets, ensuring premium comfort and convenience to passengers sitting in the back as well. Its price starts from Rs 6.24 lakhs (ex-showroom).
Next on our list of the top 10 cars under Rs 25 lakhs offering the best legroom space is the Honda City. The automaker recently appended the all-new 2022 Honda City e:HEV Hybrid to the City’s product lineup. Speaking of the standard City model, it comes with a wheelbase of 2,600mm, offering a longer stance with luxurious cabin space and rear legroom. It features a rear centre armrest with a cup holder, rear AC vents, rear reading lights and even a rare sunshade in its top-spec trim. The compact sedan, offering premium comfort and convenience, comes within the price range of Rs 11 to 16 lakhs (ex-showroom).
The final one to make it to our list of the top 10 cars under Rs 25 lakhs offering the best legroom space comes from the premium hatchback segment. The all-new 2022 Maruti Baleno comes with dual-tone interiors, 60:40 rear split seats with boot space, rear seat-adjustable headrests, rear ac vents and a rear parcel shelf amongst others, that define the comfort and convenience that the hatchback provides to its passengers in the back. Its price starts from Rs 6.49 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi).
So those were our top picks for the 10 best cars under Rs 25 lakhs offering the best legroom space in the back. In case you know of any better alternatives, do let us know in the comments section below.