More and more consumers are looking for energy efficient and environmentally friendly cars these days. Several factors are essential when looking for a car, and lovers of SUVs know all too well that energy consumption is one of them. Here is a detailed review of the top energy efficient SUVs on the market.
2015 LEXUS NX 300H
This is a luxury SUV car that will bring a sense of comfort to any user. Its outward appearance is quite appealing and it can accommodate 4 to 6 passengers. Besides these features, the car is quite fuel effective and environment friendly. The market price of this car ranged from $39,720 to $41,310. It has a tank size of 14.8 liters and the annual cost of fuel consumed is quite economical approximated at $1,730. However, this will largely depend on the frequency of use of the vehicle. Lexus NX 300h consumes fuel in a frequency of 35 miles per gallon, if the car is used within the city and 31 miles per gallon if used along the highways.
2016 BMW X5
Since its introduction into the market, BMW has produced quality and luxury automobiles that have attracted a lot of new customers to the brand. The BMW X5 has gained massive popularity over the last few years for a few reasons, one of which being fuel consumption.
2016 BMW x5 prices start from $54,700 and it has a 4 passenger seat area. It can also accommodate a cargo of 22.9ft. It has a front engine and energy consumption is at 24 miles per gallon if used in traversing through city roads and 31 miles per gallon when used along highways and clear roads in up country environs.
2016 Honda CR-V
This SUV has outstanding style and tons of new features that will please lovers of new technology. This vehicle has a market price ranging between $23,445 and $33,395 and has a front placed engine with a tank size of up to 15.3 gallons. The consumption of energy is quite efficient as it burns fuel at the rate of 27 miles per gallon when used maneuvering through city roads and 34 miles per gallon when used along highways.
2016 Mazda CX-3
With a market price starting at only 19,960, this SUV car has a tank size of 12.7 gallons and burns a gallon after 29 miles of drive when used in the city and 35 miles per gallon when drove along highways. In addition to being fuel efficient, this is one of the most cost efficient SUV on the market.
Mercedes Benz GLC 350 e 4MATIC
This luxury midsize SUV from Mercedes comes with a great array of utilities including more comfort, off-road ability and electric engine for high performance and efficiency. The car has an approximated fuel consumption of 2.6 liters for every 100km covered and a CO2 emission of 60 grams per kilometer making it energy efficient and environment friendly.
A fuel efficient car will allow you to save money and protect the environment at the same time. With a varying array of eco friendly vehicles on the market, there is literally something for everyone, no matter your style or budget.