SUVs currently dominate the automotive market, and the majority of brands are expanding their portfolio in the country. If you’re in the market for a new SUV, here’s a list of the most fuel-efficient SUVs in India to consider.
|Most Fuel Efficient SUVs||Mileage|
|Maruti Grand Vitara Hybrid||27.97 kmpl|
|Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder||27.97 kmpl|
|Kia Sonet||24.1 kmpl|
|Hyundai Venue||23.4 kmpl|
|Tata Nexon||21.4 kmpl|
|Hyundai Creta||21.5 kmpl|
1. Maruti Grand Vitara Hybrid
The Maruti Grand Vitara hybrid is the most fuel-efficient SUV on the Indian market, with a 1.5L Atkinson Cycle TNGA petrol engine. This engine has a peak power output of 115 bhp and is paired with an e-CVT transmission. The Grand Vitara Hybrid is available in two trim levels: Zeta+ and Alpha+.
2. Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder
The Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder has comparable fuel economy and powertrain options to the Grand Vitara. The SUV competes with rivals such as the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, VW Taigun, Skoda Kushaq, and others. Additionally, it has a feature-rich cabin and aggressive styling.
3. Kia Sonet
The Kia Sonet competes with Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon, and other compact SUVs. At the same time, three powertrain options are available: a 1.2L NA petrol engine, a 1.0L turbocharged petrol engine, and a 1.5L diesel engine. The diesel manual variants are claimed to have a mileage of 24.1 kmpl. Sonet diesel prices begin at Rs 9.05 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
4. Hyundai Venue
The Hyundai Venue is one of the best-selling SUVs in India, and it comes with a variety of powertrain options. The Venue diesel is priced from Rs 10 lakh and has a claimed mileage of 23.4 kmpl (ex-showroom, Delhi). For those who are curious, the diesel engine produces 99 bhp and 240 Nm of torque.
5. Tata Nexon
The Tata Nexon diesel is not only fuel-efficient but also one of the safest SUVs on the Indian market. The diesel automatic variants are claimed to have a mileage of 21.5 kmpl and a maximum power output of 110 bhp.
6. Hyundai Creta
In the Indian market, the Hyundai Creta competes with midsize SUVs and is available with three powertrain options. The diesel engine, on the other hand, provides the best fuel economy figures. This engine produces 115 bhp and is available with both a manual and an automatic transmission. To entice buyers, the Creta diesel offers strong exterior styling, a feature-rich cabin, and a practical package in addition to an efficient diesel engine.
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