The market of hybrid cars continues with its slow but sure growth. And that is to do things well, as the old saying goes, you have to go without hurry but without pause. The one who goes in haste, with decision and determination is the SUV segment, a type of car that ever more customers choose. As both styles are on the rise and, together, do not overlap, what better idea than to put them together, right? From this combination are born SUVS and suv hybrids. we present some of the best models of these features that are currently on sale. A list is very appetizing.
A priori it may seem a contradiction, to hide under these bodies músculosas and a chunky one-hybrid system. The momentum and strength of a jeep or a SUV 4×4 sticks more with the internal combustion with engines hybrid, don’t you think?. But the two concepts are more related than you think. These models tend to spend more fuel than the sedans, so with this solution can be significantly reduce the number of consumption. Also increasingly more buyers are concerned by the CO2 emissions that are issued by your car, another area where the SUV and the suv hybrids they take advantage.
SUVS and crossovers plug-in hybrids (PHEVS)
Audi Q7 e-tron quattro
The SUV of representation of the company of the hoops also has a variant electrical in your new generation. We talked about the Audi Q7 e-tron, a todocamino that chooses one of its diesel engines combined with an electric motor. This is the six-cylinder 3.0 TDI 258 horse that combines with an electric motor to offer a total power output of 373 horsepower and 700 Nm of torque. With the 83.940 euros start there to pay for it, is located mid-way between the above. In addition to the Q7 e-tron teaches a concept more personal and a renewed image. Consumption approved is of only 1,7 l/100 km, being limited in their autonomy in electric-only mode, 56 km
BMW X5 xDrive40e
The brand of blades you have in your range to BMW X5 xDrive40e, a SUV plug-in hybrid cheaper than the previous one, but less powerful. In this case we have a hybrid configuration that declares 313 horsepower. The system is simply a mechanical 4-cylinder petrol and 2.0-litre supercharged 245-horsepower and an electric motor system that, according to the brand, we can get consumption average of 3.4 l/100 km of autonomy in electric mode is 31 miles, and the X5 xDrive40e is placed as one of the best options in this segment. Although the price is as prohibitive, since 73.200 euros.
Mercedes GLC 350e 4Matic
The mark of the star has also within its range SUV hybrid Mercedes GLC 350e 4Matic. The renewal of the GLK leaves a new image, better equipment and more technology with a hybrid version plug-in within list mechanical. With a total power of 320 HP the todocamino stood as a firm commitment and strong within the premium market with a consumption of 2.6 l/100 km, without forgetting the aesthetic sports that am pleased with the product. By the there is to pay a few 59.200 euros.
Mercedes-Benz GLE 500e 4Matic
If we talk about the Mercedes-Benz GLE 500e 4Matic we will be referring to the hybrid variant of the new GLE Mercedes, a novelty that comes to the range of SUV German for the first time. On this occasion we find ourselves with a V6 engine of 3.0 liters, which in combination with an electric up 442-horsepower. The autonomy in zero emissions from the GLE 500e 4Matic all-around 30 kilometres, and the average consumption declared wanders between 3.7 and 3.3 l/100 km To get to him you must have as little in the checking account 77.785 euros.
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is a model with a different approach to the majority of the names that appear in this list. And is that in this case we speak of a SUV that bet by a more generalist, encountering a quality-price ratio difficult to match. The Outlander PHEV is a plug-in hybrid, as advertised), with a system composed of a gasoline engine of 4 cylinders and 2.0-liter with an output of 121 horsepower and other electric 82 CV. In set 203 CV that we have had the opportunity to test the Current Engine. Its autonomy is 50 km , its official consumer of 1.9 l/100 km price of output to 32,500 euros.
Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid
Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid is the ecological version of the popular SUV German. The imposing dimensions of the model hides a hybrid system consisting of a petrol engine of over 300 horsepower and the other electric with close to 100 HP, configuration that yields a combined power of 416 HP. The SUV plug-in hybrid is capable of accelerating from 0-100 km/h in less than 6 seconds, stating a figure of average consumption of 3,1 l/100 km and CO2 emissions of 79 gr/km Has a range in zero emissions of 36 kilometers. In Spain is for sale from 89.293 euros.
Volvo XC90 T8
In the segment of the SUV all know the Volvo XC90, so I could not miss a hybrid version of the famous todocamino Swedish. Responds to the name of Volvo XC90 T8 and sets up a system plug-in hybrid that consists of a 4-cylinder engine Drive-E with compressor and turbo with 318 horsepower and an electric motor offering 80 horses. In summary, 400 horse power SUV hybrid. Approves a consumption of 2.5 l/100 km and can travel up to 40 miles without a drop of fuel. The price is around 79.950€.
SUVS and crossovers-hybrid
Lexus NX 300h
little Brother of the Lexus RX, the Lexus NX 300h is one of the great bets of this segment. Design aggressive, modern and a hybrid system under its skin composed of a gasoline engine 2.5-liter Atkinson cycle and an electric motor that generate in combination a very correct 197 HP. Optionally available all-wheel drive called E-Four, a configuration that adds an electric motor of 68 HP to the rear axle. The excise officers to be walked between 5 and 5.3 liters/100 km, The price of output is 38.300 euros.
Lexus RX 450h
From the japanese house comes to us the Lexus RX 450h, the SUV hybrid reference japanese. The company’s experience in system-hybrid is its best letter of presentation. The model features a engine 3.5 V6 petrol and two electric motors, with the team that the todocamino hits 313 CV. One of the engines electrical is responsible for moving the front axle, while the other does the same with the rear. The average consumption approved will be strolling between the 5.2 and 5.5 l/100 km, meeting with a starting price of 63.200 € .
Range Rover Hybrid
Range Rover Hybrid long wheelbase
The Range Rover Hybrid, along with his brother Range Rover Sport Hybrid, was the first SUV hybrid in the market, in mounting a diesel engine. And is that in the configuration using both models we find the well-known diesel engine SDV6 296 HP and other electrical in nature with 47 HP. The hybrid system announces a power total of 340 HP with an average consumption of 6,4 l/100 km in Addition, the SUV can travel on electric mode for 1.6 miles. The Range Rover Hybrid has a starting price of 139.700 € .
Range Rover Sport Hybrid
Same settings as the previous mentioned but covered by a different package, so is the Range Rover Sport Hybrid. If you have been attentive you will know that then this model mounts a mechanical diesel SDV6 296 HP and another electric with 47 HP. On the whole the system declares a total power of 340 HP, being satisfied with an average consumption of 6,4 l/100 km While the Range Rover Hybrid is about 140.000 euros, the Range Rover Sport Hybrid we will have to shell out a few 95.100 euros.
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
, like the previous one, the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is one of the SUV hybrid more accessible that we can find in the market. Below, the body will contain three engines, a mechanical gasoline Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder and 2.5-liter and two electric motors. As was the case in the Lexus RX 450h, one of the engines electrical is responsible for moving the train forward and the other in the rear, although the RAV4 Hybrid is available with traction 2WD and only one of the electric motors. It is the same configuration that we find in the Lexus NX 300h, the little brother of the above-mentioned RX 450h, declaring on this occasion a total power of combined 197 HP. In addition to the consumption that announces it is 4.9 l/100 km, Spain Is the Toyota RAV4 2WD part 29.890 € , reaching this figure to the 32.890 euros if you want 4WD.
Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid
An interesting option in the segment SUV hybrid is the Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid. To move the todocamino German is enough of a mechanical gasoline TSI 3.0-liter supercharged and an electric motor with which you declare an output end of 380 HP. We only have a range of 2 kilometers, a figure well below the rest of its competitors. In the same way the fuel consumption to declare in an official way is 8.2 l/100 km’s Part on 93.300 euros in our country.
As you can see there are a good number of options in the market of the SUV hybrid. Although most of them are not suitable for all pockets, and we have to take into account that a large part of them are SUV of representation, we can find good options for a little more than 30,000 euros. The most mounted of series all-wheel drive, and may also provide a system for 2WD as is the case with the RAV4 Hybrid. In the same way they all come well-equipped from the start, meeting with a lot of quality series.