The Mahindra XUV500 and Tata Hexa are readily available in most cities
New off-road-focussed diesel-AT Compass Trailhawk has a waiting period of up to 3 months.
Newly launched MG Hector’s waiting period goes up to 7 months depending on variant and city.
Average wait time for a Tucson ranges between 2 weeks to a month.
Mahindra XUV500 readily available in more than half the cities on our list.
Tata Harrier also has a wait time of around a month on average.
Hexa is readily available in most cities, with longest wait of 45 days for Patna buyers.
If you’re looking to buy a new mid-size SUV, there is a chance you might not get one off the dealership’s lot. Even the newly launched MG Hector has been received well and thus has a waiting period that can stretch up to 7 months. You can find the detailed powertrain-wise waiting period for the Hector here. However, if you’re interested in one of the other mid-size SUVs, the detailed list of their waiting period in 20 major cities is given below:
|Cities||Jeep Compass||Jeep Compass Trailhawk||Hyundai Tucson||Mahindra XUV500||Tata Harrier||Tata Hexa|
|New Delhi||1 week||1 month||25 days||No waiting||1 month||No waiting|
|Bengaluru||20 days||3 months||1 month||No waiting||No waiting||No waiting|
|Mumbai||1 month||1 month||No waiting||2 weeks||4 weeks||No waiting|
|Hyderabad||2 months||2 months||4 weeks||4 weeks||No waiting||No waiting|
|Pune||25 days||3 months||1 month||No waiting||1 month||No waiting|
|Chennai||2 months||30 days||15 days||No waiting||1 month||1 month|
|Jaipur||15 days||15 days||3 weeks||25 days||No waiting||No waiting|
|Ahmedabad||15 days||45 days||2 months||No waiting||15 days||2 weeks|
|Gurugram||15 days||1 month||2 weeks||No waiting||No waiting||No waiting|
|Lucknow||1 week||1 week||25 days||No waiting||No waiting||No waiting|
|Kolkata||1 month||1 month||1 month||4 weeks||No waiting||No waiting|
|Thane||1 month||1 month||No waiting||2 weeks||4 weeks||No waiting|
|Surat||No waiting||No waiting||25 days||2 weeks||45 days||15 days|
|Ghaziabad||N.A.||N.A.||6 weeks||No waiting||4 weeks||No waiting|
|Chandigarh||15 days||15 days||15 days||No waiting||4 weeks||4 weeks|
|Patna||2 months||2 months||15 days||2 weeks||45 days||45 days|
|Coimbatore||No waiting||45 days||1 week||3 weeks||1 month||1 month|
|Faridabad||N.A.||N.A.||20 days||No waiting||2 months||No waiting|
|Indore||45 days||45 days||25 days||No waiting||6 weeks||No waiting|
|Noida||N.A.||N.A.||1 month||1 month||No waiting||No waiting|
Note: The above mentioned data is only an approximation and the actual waiting period might differ depending on the variant, powertrain and colour chosen.
Jeep Compass & Compass Trailhawk: In June, Jeep introduced the most off-road focussed of the Compass and the first one to offer the diesel engine with a 9-speed automatic. For this list, the Compass Trailhawk’s waiting period has been mentioned separately.
The longest wait for the Compass is 2 months for those in Hyderabad, Chennai and Patna while buyers in Surat and Coimbatore can get one right away. On average the waiting period ranges between 1 week to 1 month.
For the Compass Trailhawk, the average wait time is around a month. Only those in Surat can get one without any wait but the longest waiting period extends upto 3 months for buyers in Bengaluru and Pune.
Hyundai Tucson: It is the most premium offering in this list and has an average waiting period of around a month. Those looking to buy one in Ahmedabad have the longest delivery wait of 2 months while those in Thane and Mumbai can get one on the same day.
Mahindra XUV500: The average wait time for a new XUV500 ranges between zero to two to four weeks. The longest wait is of 1 month for buyers in Noida.
Tata Harrier: The Harrier has an average wait time of around a month while the longest wait is for buyers in Faridabad, at 2 months. Also, there is no waiting time until delivery for a new Harrier for those in Noida, Kolkata, Lucknow, Gurugram, Japiur, Hyderabad and Bengaluru.
Tata Hexa: Tata’s top-of-the line 7-seater is readily available at dealerships in most of the cities on this list. The longest wait for a new Hexa is 45 days for buyers in Patna while for the rest it ranges between 2 weeks to a month.