Nobody enjoys the scorching summer heat, especially while driving a car. Your car's air conditioning system may provide some solace, but your back will still sweat. So, what's the answer to that? Automakers are taking this into account and offering ventilated/cooled front seats to make driving more enjoyable. In this article, we'll have a look at the cars with ventilated seats under Rs 20 lakh in India.
Tata Nexon Kaziranga Edition - Rs 11.78 lakh
Tata has recently released the Kaziranga edition of their SUV range, which comes with a few extra features and a unique grassland beige colour. The Nexon Kaziranga edition is the most affordable car with ventilated front seats in India. An auto-dimming IRVM, air purifier, jet black diamond cut metals, and other special features are included in the Kaziranga version. The Nexon Kaziranga edition is priced at Rs 11.78 lakh (ex-shworoom).
Kia Sonet HTX+ - Rs 12.09 lakh
The Kia Sonet is one of India's most feature-packed sub-four-meter SUVs. The Sonet is available in six trim levels, with ventilated front seats available on the HTX+ and GTX+ models. Leatherette seats, a Bose premium sound system, a smart air purifier, and other luxury features are included in the aforementioned variations. The Sonet HTX+ has a price tag of Rs 12.09 lakh, while the GTX+ has a price tag of Rs 13.09 lakh (ex-showroom).
Hyundai Verna SX (O) - Rs 12.97 lakh
The Hyundai Verna is India's most popular sedan, and Hyundai has packed this mid-size sedan with powerful engines and a long list of extras. The feature we're talking about is only available in Verna's top-of-the-line SX(O) and SX(O) models. Both models come with the option of a petrol or diesel engine. The Hyundai Verna SX (O) costs Rs. 12.97 lakh, while the SX (O) Turbo costs Rs. 14.27 lakh (ex-showroom).
Skoda Slavia Style - Rs 13.99 lakh
Last month, Skoda introduced a new sedan in India with a long list of features and a striking design. The Slavia was introduced with two engine choices: a 1.0-litre TSI petrol engine and a 1.5-litre TSI petrol engine. The ventilated seats are only available in the Slavia Style variant. Skoda has set the price for the Style variant at Rs 13.99 lakh (ex-showroom), with a maximum price of Rs 17.79 lakh (ex-showroom).
Volkswagen Taigun Topline - Rs 14.99 lakh
Volkswagen India debuted the Taigun small SUV in India last year with slew of features. A 1.0-litre TSI petrol engine and a 1.5-litre TSI petrol engine are available in the Taigun. Starting with the Topline trim, the Taigun comes with ventilated front seats, as well as other premium features like wireless charging, automated climate control, and wireless app connectivity. The Taigun Topline model has a starting price of Rs 14.99 lakh (ex-showroom).
Skoda Kushaq Style - Rs 16.09 lakh
The Kushaq, based on the MQB-A0-IN platform and designed exclusively for India, is another Czech vehicle featuring ventilated seats. The Kushaq has a bold front fascia and a slew of useful features, like ventilated front seats, a smart audio system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and more. The ventilated seats are only available in the Kushaq Style model. The Skoda Kushaq Style version has a starting price of Rs 16.09 lakh (ex-showroom).
Kia Seltos HTX+ - Rs 16.39 lakh
Another Kia on the list is the Seltos, the brand's best-selling compact SUV. Because of the feature-rich package it offers, Indian vehicle customers have greeted the Kia Seltos with open arms. The functionality we're seeking for, along with other premium amenities, is available in the Seltos HTX+ and above trims. The Seltos HTX+ comes with a price tag of Rs 16.39 lakh (ex-showroom).
Kia Carens Luxury Plus - Rs 16.59 lakh
Carens, Kia's fourth vehicle, will be launched in India in February 2022. It is one of India's most affordable MPVs, with a long list of standard equipment and safety features. There are three engine options for the Carens: a 1.4-litre turbo petrol, a 1.5-litre petrol, and a 1.5-litre diesel. The Carens' top-of-the-line Luxury Plus model comes with ventilated front seats and costs Rs 16.59 lakh (ex-showroom).
Hyundai Creta SX(O) - Rs 16.89 lakh
Hyundai Creta is one of the company's best-selling vehicles in India. Indians adore the Creta, as seen by its widespread appearance on Indian roads. With a strong engine, the Creta SX (O) model has ventilated seats and other useful amenities. The SX(O) model, which costs Rs 16.89 lakh, is the most expensive (ex-showroom).
MG Hector Sharp - Rs 18.39 lakh
Last year, MG updated the Hector SUV lineup and added a few new features to it. The MG Hector has a number of smart features, and the company refers to it as an internet car. The Sharp trim comes with ventilated front seats to keep you cool. The Hector is available with petrol, petrol+hybrid, or diesel engine. The pricing of MG Hector Sharp is Rs 18.39 lakh (ex-showroom). In addition, the Hector Plus six-seat variant in the Sharp trim gets a ventilated seat for Rs 19 lakh (ex-showroom).
Hyundai Alcazar - Rs 18.73 lakh
In 2021, Hyundai has launched the Alcazar, a six-seven seater SUV in the Indian market. It appears to be an extended version of Creta, and it is even marketed as Grand Creta in some countries. The Alcazar includes a number of high-end features, including ventilated seats. The Signature trim of the car costs Rs 18.73 lakh (ex-showroom) and includes front ventilated seats.
Volkswagen Virtus - Upcoming
Volkswagen unveiled its forthcoming mid-size SUV earlier this month. The Virtus is the mid-size sedan segment's longest car in India. The Virtus has a distinctive design and a number of handy features, including a ventilated front seat. The Virtus' top-of-the-line model features leather ventilated front seats. The VW Virtus price is not yet revealed, but we expect it to come by the end of May.
Cars with ventilated seats are becoming more popular in hotter parts of the country, where the blistering summer heat makes driving difficult. Manufacturers are including this function in their car lineups to make them more premium and feature-rich.
So, this is our compilation of cars with ventilated seats under Rs 20 lakh in India. Which one of the above cars with ventilated seats will you pick? Do let us know in the comments section. Also, join 91Wheels WhatsApp and 91 Wheels Telegram groups to know more about vehicles, conduct discussions on your favorite ride, and much more! Also, you can subscribe to our Youtube channel for video content on the latest from the world of cars and motorcycles.