Top 5 Cars with Mild Hybrid Technology in India
In today’s tech-friendly Automobile industry, we come across several new and innovative car technologies every day that aims to enhance the experience of owning and driving cars. Starting from safety, comfort, convenience to entertainment, technology has helped automakers to improve their cars to their best. The hybrid technology is one such innovation in the automobile industry that aims to take care of our mother planet and environment, without compromising on the power.
Here are top 5 cars with the mild hybrid technology available in India:
1. Mahindra Scorpio Intelli-Hybrid:
The first car on our list is none other than the Mahindra & Mahindra Scorpio Intelli-Hybrid. This car was born when M&M was having a tough time after the ban on the sale of cars with big Diesel engines in New Delhi. This ban hit M&M very badly, as it has a very strong portfolio of Diesel cars like Bolero, XUV500, and Scorpio. And then, M&M launched the all-new Scorpio with Intelli-Hybrid technology powered by a 1.99 Litre mHAWK engine.
The all-new M&M Scorpio with Intelli-Hybrid technology promises a mileage of 16kmpl, which means that the fuel consumption on the new Scorpio is reduced by 7%. Other than the new mHAWK engine, the Scorpio continues to be a strong, tough and value for money car with mild hybrid technology in India.
2. Maruti Suzuki Ciaz SHVS:
The second car with mild hybrid technology on our list is the all-new Maruti Suzuki Ciaz SHVS, which has been recently moved to the premium Nexa dealership. This luxurious and power packed mid-sized sedan is built upon the SHVS (Smart Hybrid Vehicle by Suzuki) platform, which promises a lot of premium features. This premium sedan has recently got a facelift update, which makes it one of the best cars with mild hybrid technology in India.
The 2017 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz SHVS is powered by a 1.2-litre Multijet Diesel SHVS engine that promises an amazing power of 88.5 horsepower at 4000 RPM with the maximum torque of 200NM. Not only the engine, but the Ciaz SHVS is also great in terms of safety, comfort and convenience features. It promises to deliver a mileage of 28.09 kmpl.
3. Honda Accord Hybrid:
The third car on our list is again a sedan, but this time it comes from the Japanese automobile manufacturer – Honda. The Honda Accord comes loaded with the CBU unit, and it also gets a lot of advanced safety features, a lot of first in the segment. Honda Accord is known for its premium luxury, safety, comfort and convenience features. And the Honda Accord Hybrid variant continues to carry the same.
The Honda Accord Hybrid gets a 2.0-litre 4-cylinder petrol engine, coupled with a 1.3kW Li-ion battery pack that churns 215PS of maximum power and 175NM of maximum torque. This engine claims an amazing fuel mileage of 23.1 kmpl. This hybrid sedan is much better than its closest competitor Toyota Camry Hybrid.
4. Maruti Suzuki Ertiga SHVS:
The fourth place is captured India’s most trusted automobile brand – Maruti Suzuki. The LUV by Maruti – Ertiga is one of the fastest selling MUV in India, ever since its launch. And it with time, the Ertiga has also got many updates including facelifts too. Adding to the fun, the Maruti Suzuki rolled out the Ertiga SHVS variant, which is perfect in every aspect. It is a great combination of power, safety, comfort, and reliability.
The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga SHVS gets a 1.3-litre Multijet Diesel engine that is capable of producing 89bhp of power and 200NM of maximum torque. And when it comes to brand reliability and trust, you simply can’t complain when a Maruti Suzuki car is there. The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga SHVS claims a mileage of 24.52kmpl.
5. Toyota Camry Hybrid:
The last car with mild hybrid technology on our list is the high-end and premium sedan, Toyota Camry Hybrid. It was first launched in 2016 with a hefty price tag. And it later got reduced by 2.30 lacs due to the FAME India program. But the latest GST unified taxation system bought an adverse with increasing the price of this car with a huge margin. Keeping this aside, it is a well-known fact that the Toyota Camry Hybrid is one of the most powerful hybrid sedans in India.
The Camry Hybrid is powered by a 2.5-litre petrol engine which is coupled with a 143PS electric motor that produces 205PS power and a maximum torque of 270NM. It features the Hybrid Synergy Drive that switches the Camry sedan between electric and petrol mode with an ease. The Toyota Camry Hybrid promises to deliver a mileage of 19.16kmpl.
Which hybrid car out of these 5 according to you is the best? Or do you think we missed anyone? Do share your thoughts, comments, and feedback in the section below. Happy & Safe Driving!