All-wheel-drive configuration comes with a great deal like racing, more traction better gripping while driving on the roads. But due to more affordability and fuel economy concerns in the Indian market. That’s why Many automakers don’t offer a 4WD configuration in their vehicle for the Indian market, instead of offers either RWD or FWD. Although, here we put together the 4 vehicles with FWD or RWD configuration in India that are sold with 4WD configuration in the global markets and the names will shock your system: –
- Maruti Suzuki Ignis
The Urban compact SUV from the best-selling vehicles company in India Maruti Suzuki. Ignis was first introduced in the Indian market back in 2017, with FWD configuration, while it offers Allgrip 4WD system at many global markets. Currently, it comes powered with a sole 1.2 Litre petrol engine assisted with a mild-hybrid system, which deliveries power to front wheels.
- Ford EcoSport
The Compact SUV EcoSport is currently the bestselling model from American manufacturers in the Indian market. The SUV was first introduced back in 2013 and receives a mid-life facelift in 2017 and now in 2021. Currently, it is offered in two engine option, which deliveries power to front wheels only. While, in some global markets it is offered with Ford Intelligent 4WD system, available on 2.0 Litre NA petrol and 1.5 Litre Turbo diesel Eco Blue engines.
- Kia Seltos
Kia introduced their first product a Mid-Size SUV seltos back in 2019, and since the launch, the SUV is breaking and making new records. Recently, it receives a mid-Life facelift, which includes a new corporate logo, and few new enhancements. The Indian-Spec Seltos is offered with three engine options, which deliveries power to front wheels only. In the few global markets, the Korean manufacturer offers different engines with larger body dimensions. The International-Spec Seltos also offers a 4WD configuration depending on the powertrain.
- Maruti Suzuki S-Cross
Maruti Suzuki S-Cross was first introduced in 2015 with two engine options, and later on, received a Mid-Life facelift in 2017. Last year the SUV was discontinued and removed from the official website as well. But from months later it is re-introduced the vehicle with a 1.5 Litre petrol engine. Maruti Suzuki S-cross is currently the flagship vehicle from the Indo-Japanese line-up, which deliveries power to front wheels only. However, in some other markets, it also utilizes the Suzuki Allgrip 4WD system along with a plethora of engines.