These Are The Top 10 Hybrid SUV With Best Mileage
The hybrid SUV uses two or more different types of energy, an internal combustion engine to run the electrical engine that powers the electric motor. For example, diesel-electric trains use diesel engines to run the vehicle that powers the electric motor, and bombers have diesel when surfaced and batteries when submerged. As a result, most of the Hybrid vehicles become less efficient. But there are a few automakers who noticed this issue and provided the most fuel-efficient Hybrid vehicles. Here is a list of 10 such fuel-efficient SUVs.
1. Hyundai Tucson Hybrid
This all-wheel drive SUV is powered by a turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 1.6L inline 4 cylinder engine and an electric motor. This gives a combined output of 226 hp and torque of 258 lb-ft. The vehicle gets a 6-speed automatic transmission and can accelerate from 0-60mph in 7.1 sec. This hybrid vehicle has a fuel economy rating of 36 mpg.
2. Honda CR-V Hybrid
This vehicle comes with a 2.0-liter inline-4 cylinder engine and an electric motor with a 1.4-kWh lithium-ion battery pack. It gives a combined power output of 212 hp and has a 1-speed direct-drive transmission. The vehicle can accelerate from 0-60mph in 7.5 sec and has a top speed of 103 mph. And the vehicle has a fuel economy rating of 35 mpg.
3. Toyota RAV4 Prime Hybrid PHEV
It has a 2.5-liter inline-4 cylinder engine and an electric motor along with an 18.1-kWh lithium-ion battery pack. The vehicle gives a combined power output of 302 hp and has an EV range of 42 miles. It can reach a top speed of 117 mph and can accelerate from 0-60mph in 5.4 sec. With a fuel economy rating of 38mpg this vehicle is good for both cities and highways.
4. Lexus UX 250h Hybrid
This Hybrid SUV has a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine and 2 electric motors. The vehicle comes with a standard all-wheel drive and a continuously variable automatic transmission with a manual shifting mode. It provides a power output of 181 hp and gets a combined fuel economy rating of 39 mpg.
5. Toyota Venza Hybrid
This vehicle also gets a 2.5-liter inline-4 engine and an electric motor making a total of 219 hp. The vehicle is an all-wheel drive with a continuously variable automatic transmission. It has a top speed of 118 mph and an acceleration time of 7.6 sec from 0-60mph. The fuel economy rating of the vehicle is 37 mpg and has a base price of $33,590.
6. Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
This vehicle comes with a 2.5-liter I-4 engine and two electric motors. These provide a combined power output of 219 hp. The all-wheel drive and CVT help the vehicle to accelerate from 0-60mph in 7.4 seconds. It has a fuel economy rating of 40 mpg.
7. Ford Escape Hybrid
This SUV has a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and a single electric motor which combine and produce a power output of around 200hp. It has a 44mpg rating in the city, 37mpg on the highway, and a combined rating of 41 mpg. This vehicle is good to drive even though it has less cargo space and a low-quality interior.
The Kia Sportage has many trims in which the hybrids are three. The 1.6-liter turbo I-4 engine and 44-kW electric motor give a combined power output of 227 hp. The vehicle gets all-wheel drive as standard and has a fuel economy rating of 43 mpg.
9. Kia Niro Hybrid
The SUV is equipped with a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine and an electric motor to give a combined power output of 139 hp and 195 lb-ft of torque. The vehicle gets a fuel economy rating of 53 in the city, 48 on the highway, and a combined rating of 50 mpg.
10. Ford Escape PHEV
This vehicle gets a 4-cylinder engine and one electric motor to give a combined output of 221 horsepower. It has an electric range of 37 miles and 105 MPGe rating. However, this vehicle is rated to have a fuel economy rating of 40 mpg.