Affordable SUVs that can do 1000+ Kms in a single tank of diesel: Maruti Brezza to Mahindra XUV500

Most car owners use their vehicles for daily commutes and for highway rides. Enthusiasts who love to take their vehicles on long drives on weekends have to face the problem of refilling the vehicle multiple times. However, there are are a few SUVs that can take you for a 1,000-km ride without the need to stop for refilling. Which are these SUVs? Let’s take a look.

Mahindra XUV 500

Estimated range: 1,078 km

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Mahindra recently launched the facelifted version of the XUV 500 in India, and it now comes with a more powerful engine. The diesel version of the Mahindra XUV 500 is powered by a 2.2-litre mHawk diesel engine that churns out a maximum power of 155 Bhp and 360 Nm of peak torque. The car gets a 70-litre fuel tank. With an ARAI fuel efficiency of 15.4 litres, the XUV 500 manual diesel model can do a maximum range of 1,078 km from a single full tank.

Ford EcoSport

Estimated range: 1,196 km

Ford EcoSport is a massively popular car and is the second best-selling vehicle in the segment. Even though the facelifted Ford EcoSport was introduced with an all-new 1.5-litre three-cylinder petrol engine, the more fuel-efficient diesel engine remains the same. The car comes with the 1.5-litre diesel engine that generates a maximum of 99 Bhp and 205 Nm. The EcoSport gets a fuel tank capacity of 52-litres and with 23 km/l fuel efficiency, the maximum range that the compact SUV returns are 1,196 km.

Hyundai Creta

Estimated range: 1,282 km

Hyundai Creta is the best-selling SUV in its segment and each month it sells around 10,000 units. The massively popular Creta was recently launched in a facelifted avatar and now comes with segment-first features like a wireless phone charger. The Creta is powered by three engine options, 1,4-litre diesel, 1.6-litre diesel and 1.6-litre petrol. Of all the engines, the 1.4-litre diesel engine is the most efficient. It generates a maximum of 88.7 Bhp and 220 Nm with a claimed fuel efficiency of 21.38 km/l. The Creta gets a huge tank of 60 litres that takes the range to more than 1,000 km on a single fuel tank.

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza

Estimated range: 1,166 km

The Vitara Brezza is the highest selling UV in India. It is also the first sub-4-meter compact SUV from the brand. The car comes with only one engine and transmission option. The 1.3-litre engine option in the Brezza produces a maximum power of 88.5 Bhp and peak torque of 200 Nm. As per ARAI, with both the AMT and manual versions, the Brezza returns a maximum fuel efficiency of 24.3 km/l while it gets a 48-litre tank that takes the range to well above 1000 km.

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross

Estimated range: 1,204 km

The Maruti Suzuki S-Cross has become quite popular in India since Maruti launched the facelifted version of the car. Maruti also dropped the 1.6-litre diesel engine option and added SHVS mild hybrid system to the 1.3-litre diesel engine. It only gets the manual transmission option. The engine generates a maximum of 88/5 Bhp and 200 Nm. The hybrid system has increased the fuel efficiency to 25.1 km/l, while it gets a fuel tank capacity of 48 litres.

Tata Nexon

Estimated range: 1,054 km

The first ever sub-4-meter SUV from Tata has gained massive popularity in India. The compact SUV is unique in the way it looks and also has a long list of features. The Nexon diesel can go well above the 1,000 km mark. It is powered by a 1.5-litre diesel and a 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine. The higher fuel-efficient diesel engine produces a maximum 108 Bhp and 260 Nm. The Nexon returns a maximum of 23.97 km/l and gets a 44-litre tank.

Mahindra TUV 300

Estimated range: 1,110 km

The Mahindra TUV 300 is known for its tank-like build quality and its boxy look. The sub-4-meter compact SUV from the brand gets a massive tank of 60-litres. It is powered by a 1.5-litre diesel engine that produces a maximum power of 100 Bhp and 240 Nm. With an ARAI fuel efficiency figure of 18.4 km/l, the TUV 300 can do a run a maximum of 1,110 km on a full fuel tank.

Honda WR-V

Estimated range: 1,020 km

The Honda’s WR-V is the most successful RV model in the Indian market. The vehicle was launched last year, and since then it has become one of the leading sellers of the brand. The WR-V is offered with both petrol and diesel engine options. The diesel-powered WR-V can go well above the 1,000 km mark on a single fuel tank.

Honda uses the same 1.5-litre diesel engine that it uses in all its other products, such as the Honda City and the Jazz. The four-cylinder turbocharged engine produces a maximum power of 99 Bhp and 205 Nm of peak torque. The official fuel efficiency is 25.5 km/l and it gets a 40-litre fuel tank.

Nissan Terrano

Estimated range: 1,025 km

The Terrano is a rebadged version of the Renault Duster but surprisingly it offers more fuel efficiency than the Duster. The Terrano is powered by a 1.5-litre diesel engine that is offered in two states of tune – 84 Bhp and 108 Bhp. The 85 Bhp version offers a claimed mileage of 20.5 km/l with a fuel tank capacity of 50 litres that can take the car to a maximum range of 1,025 km.

Jeep Compass

Estimated range: 1,105 km

The Jeep Compass has become the highest selling product in its segment. The vehicle is powered by both petrol and diesel engine options. The diesel engine option is a 2.0-litre four-cylinder motor that generates a maximum power of 170 Bhp. The Compass has a fuel tank capacity of 60 litres and gets a claimed mileage of 18.42 km/l as per ARAI.