SUVs are not known for having a great fuel efficiency. However, you still can get impressive mileage with these 7 SUVs below.
To find a car that could meet your own needs is not a straight-forward and easy process. It requires a careful consideration to not only meet the immediate requirements but also to bring long-term benefits. Fuel efficiency is one of the factors determining the long-term use of a car. The following list will give you the best suggestions from IndianAuto team on the most fuel-efficient SUVs in India.
1. Maruti Vitara Brezza
Maruti Vitara Brezza with 24.3kmpl mileage
With the claimed mileage of 24.3kpl, the Brezza is one of the most fuel-efficient SUVs in India. This compact SUV is a hit in Indian market owing to the competitive price and great fuel economy. Powered by 1.3L DDiS200 diesel engine, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza could churn up 89BHP and give the torque of 200Nm.
2. Maruti S-Cross
Maruti S-Cross has the mileage of 23.65kpl
Maruti S-Cross is a renowned competitor of Brezza in the segment. Coming from the same manufacturer, Maruti S-Cross shares some similarities with Brezza. For example, they have the same engine – 1.3L DDiS200 diesel engine and the same power specifications. In S-Cross, the engine returns the mileage of 23.65kpl. S-Cross also is available with 2 engine options: 1.3L engine and 1.6L engine.
3. Ford EcoSport
Ford EcoSport owns the mileage of 22.7 kmpl
Ford EcoSport is a well-round car, and when it comes to fuel-efficiency, EcoSport is always the first to come to mind. Three options of engines are offered: 1.5-litre diesel, 1.5-litre petrol or 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol. The 1.5-litre diesel engine is claimed to bring out the mileage of 22.7 kmpl. Comparing to the 1.5-litre engine, the Ecoboost returns a humble mileage of around 19 kmpl; however, it could deliver an outstanding power of 125 PS. Both engines feature a 5-speed manual transmission, but only the 1.5-litre one comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission.
4. Honda BR-V
Honda BR-V has the mileage of 21.9 kmpl
Honda BR-V diesel variants feature the same engine as Honda City – the 1.5L i-DTEC Diesel engine which delivers the peak power of 119 BHP and 145 Nm. Besides, the petrol engine option is also available. The petrol engine produces 100PS of power and 200Nm of torque. Both are mated with a 6-speed manual transmission. The mileage of the diesel is claimed to be 21.9 kmpl; whereas, the petrol engine only gives 15.4 kmpl. Moreover, Honda BR-V is an exception in its segment to boast 7 seats – which makes it an ideal package for a family-traveling purpose. Find more information about the BR-V on our Honda BR-V 2018 Review.
5. Hyundai Creta
Hyundai Creta brings in the mileage of 21.38 kmpl
Since its launch in the Indian market, Hyundai Creta has been the big hit within the segment of SUVs. It gives a satisfactory driving experience with a refined engine, attractive design, and good handling. It comes in three engine options: a 1.6-litre dual VTVT petrol, 1.4-litre diesel CRDi and 1.6-litre diesel CRDi VGT. Moreover, the 1.4-litre engine gives out a desirable mileage of 21.38 kmpl, which adds allure to the already well-rounded package Hyundai Creta brings.
6. Honda WR-V
Honda WR-V gives the incredible mileage of 25.5kpl
Diesel and petrol engines are both available for Honda WR-V variants. Diesel-running models feature a 1.5-litre i-VTEC engine which could create 89BHP and 110Nm, while petrol option receives power from a 1.2-litre engine and can reach up to 99BHP and 200Nm. Having the higher mileage of 25.5 kmpl, the diesel engine is the better fuel-saving option out of the two offers. With such an impressive number, Honda WR-V is indeed the winner of this segment in fuel efficiency. More than just a fuel-efficient car, Honda WR-V also boasts a well-styled interior and powerful, refined engine. Read our review on Honda WR-V 2018 to know how competent it is.
7. Mahindra KUV100 NXT
Mahindra KUV100 NXT is one of the most fuel-efficient cars with 25.32klp mileage
Mahindra KUV100 NXT is one of the biggest competitors for the number one place on this list. It is powered by either a 1.2-litre mFalcon G80 petrol engine or a 1.2-litre mFalcon D75 diesel one. Both are mated with a five-speed manual transmission. The diesel engine is claimed to reach the mileage of 25.31 kmpl – a considerable number.
Having a car with good mileage together with knowing effective tips on how to increase the fuel efficiency will help you save a great amount of money on running your car.
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