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It’s all about SUVs this week and one interesting upcoming large hatchback

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SUVs dominated the news cycle this week, 56 per cent of it to be exact. And it is exciting news for those looking to get themselves a spanking new, tech-laden SUV in the coming months - you will be spoilt for choice. There are at least three new SUVs to look forward to, from Hyundai, MG and Citroen. The Jeep Compass receives a new better-equipped variant to ward off the heat from the Tata Harrier. Renault has a new spacious car incoming! Quick roundup and links below:

1) Citroen C5 Aircross SUV Launch In 2020

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Groupe PSA hopes it’s third time lucky in India, reveals plans with the Citroen brand - beginning with the C5 Aircross. Will take on the Jeep Compass, Hyundai Tucson and other upcoming SUVs which may join the premium SUV space. Read more details here.

2) Hyundai Venue SUV Launch Soon

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Hyundai has announced its Maruti Vitara Brezza competitor, the Venue, will be launched in India later in May 2019. It will be the first ever ‘connected’ SUV in the segment, with an in-built SIM card offering Wi-Fi, over-the-air updates (OTA), real-time traffic updates and more. All the details here.

3) MG Hector SUV Launch Soon Too

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The fight for being the first connected SUV is on, the Hyundai Venue will duke it out with the MG Hector which is also slated to be launched in May 2019. It is expected to be squarely aimed at the Tata Harrier, offering huge interior space and innovative features not seen in many SUVs in the segment before. Read more details here.

4) Renault Teases New Triber

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Renault teases a new 5-seater car, which will be affordable but spacious enough to accommodate anyone’s ‘tribe’. While we expected it to be based on the Kwid platform, the company claims it is based on all-new modular one - we expect it to be priced comfortably between the Kwid and the Duster. The spy shots suggest it will be quite a spacious car, click here to know more.

5) Jeep Compass feels the heat from the Tata Harrier?

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Jeep has launched a new one-above-base variant of the Compass with more features. The Jeep Compass Sport Plus costs Rs 59,000 and Rs 39,000 more for the petrol and diesel variants respectively and gets 4 key new features. Click here to know what they are.

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