Advances in technology have allowed automakers to design SUVs that use less fuel than their predecessors. Better gas mileage has brought hope to many people as they will be able to afford and drive an SUV, especially in the current economic crisis.
Below are reviews of two of the best-mileage SUV models available, the 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid and the 2014 Lexus RX 450h.
2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid
Among the SUVs with the best fuel economy, the Toyota Highlander has a 3.5-liter V6 engine and an electronically powered synergy hybrid drive system that is capable of delivering 280 horsepower. It’s one of the best gas-powered SUVs with a 27/28 city / highway mileage rating. It has a hybrid power meter that helps show the user when the system is fully charged. It has two modes, namely the eco mode, where the best hybrid vehicles modify the throttle response to help with fuel efficiency and the ev mode for the electric motor when driving at low speeds.
The 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid has several safety features, such as improved vehicle stability control, antilock brakes, traction control, electronic brake force distribution, brake assist, tire pressure monitoring system, and smart stop technology. .
2014 Lexus Rx 450h
The 2014 Lexus RX 450h is among the best fuel-efficient SUVs available and has a 3.5-liter V6 gasoline / electric engine that is capable of producing 295 horsepower. As a hybrid SUV, it is very fuel efficient and has a 32/28 mpg city / highway rating. It has a fuel tank capacity of 17.2 gallons. It has several gadgets to ensure the comfort and comfort of the occupants in a similar way to other hybrid vehicles. Some of the devices include keyless start, vehicle anti-theft system, remote engine start, power door locks, heated mirrors, cruise control, and fog lights.
This luxury hybrid SUV has several safety features, namely front, rear and side airbags, brake assist, electronic stability control, child safety control, integrated turn signal mirrors, traction control and lights. daytime circulation.
Other SUV models with better mileage include the 2014 Mazda CX-5, 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid, 2014 Nissan Juke, and 2014 Nissan Rogue.
Those looking for a luxury SUV with the best fuel efficiency can find it in the 2014 Mercedes 250GLK BluTEC 4Matic or the 2014 BMW X3 iDrive28d. Both luxury compact SUV models use fuel efficient diesel engines to post some of the best ratings for mileage of any SUV vehicle.