16 most economical crossovers

Review of the best according to the editors. About the selection criteria. The the material is subjective, is not advertising and is not serves as a guide to the purchase. Before purchase is needed consultation with a specialist.

In Russia, crossovers are in high demand. The experts explain the popularity of such high-rise cars, comfortable interior and good cross. Since the crossover body big enough, then many motorists care about buying fuel consumption. To choose an economical car, our experts advised to pay attention to a few points.

Recommendations for choosing a crossover

Engine’s type. Most modern crossovers It is still equipped with diesel or gasoline engines. Though the first electric cars have already appeared.

  1. Diesel units are still slightly leading in terms of profitability. But in the case of crossovers, they look more profitable in plan of gravity, especially when you have to overcome a serious off-road. However, diesel maintenance will be more expensive.
  2. Gasoline engines have proven themselves in the conditions Russian winter. Crossovers with large salons warm up faster, than in the case of a diesel engine. Yes, and the dynamics of acceleration in gasoline versions look preferable. The maximum hybrid motors demonstrate where the first violin is economical plays a gasoline engine, and provides full environmental friendliness crossover electric motor.

Engine capacity. One of the important characteristics of the motor, which affects the economy, plays the total volume of cameras combustion. Many motorists mistakenly believe that the smaller this value, the more economical the engine will be. Really important balance of parameters such as power, car weight, transmission type and body streamline. Therefore, the most economical in crossovers are power units with a volume of 1.4-2.0 liters.

Type of transmission. Modern crossovers are equipped as manual gearboxes and automatic (robotic).

  1. Experienced drivers can achieve the highest degree of fuel economy. from crossovers with a manual transmission. Important in a timely manner shift gears while maintaining engine speed in the range of 2-3 thousand revolutions.
  2. It is more profitable for novice motorists to buy cars with automatic transmission. This is especially true when a large part of the time has to be spent on city streets.

Drive unit. Seriously affects fuel consumption type crossover drive.

  1. All-wheel drive models are considered the most voracious. But such the car will not get stuck after rain on a country road, it will save time, fuel and nerves.
  2. For city driving or paved roads looks like buying a crossover with front-wheel drive. Thanks close the location of the motor and transmission from the wheels transmitted with minimal energy loss.

We selected 16 of the most economical crossovers in the review. Most of them can be purchased at car dealerships in Russia. At the distribution of seats, the editorial board relied on expert opinion community, given the feedback of domestic car owners.

Rating of the most economical crossovers

Nomination a place Name of product price Consumption (mixed cycle)
The best fuel-efficient diesel crossovers 1 Citroen DS 4 Crossback 6.2 l
2 Volvo V40 Cross Country D2 1 536 106 rub. 5.6 L.
3 MINI COOPER COUNTRYMAN 1 440 800 rub. 5.7 L.
4 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque 2 814 000 rub. 7.7 L.
5 Nissan Qashqai 1 046 990 rub. 6.2 L.
6 AUDI Q3 2 344 000 rub. 5.5 l
7 Peugeot 3008 1 499 900 rub. 6.0 L.
8 Jaguar f-pace 3 405 000 rub. 5.3 L.
9 Mercedes GLA 1 891 890 rub. 5.9 L.
10 Volkswagen Tiguan 1,170,000 rub. 6.5 L.
The best fuel-efficient gasoline crossovers 1 Porsche Cayenne S e-hybrid 7,264,000 rub. 3.4 L.
2 BMW X5 40e iPerformance 4 630 000 rub. 3.5 L.
3 Suzuki Vitara S 8 19 100 rub. 5.5 l
4 BMW X1 1,580,000 rub. 5.7 L.
5 SKODA YETI 5.8 L.
6 MITSUBISHI ASX 863 000 rub. 6.1 L.

The best fuel-efficient diesel crossovers

The combination of economy and high torque allows diesel motors compete on equal terms with gasoline engines. Automakers have managed to solve the problem of noisy work and vibration, but in terms of heating the interior is not all cars it is good. Experts have selected several popular diesel crossovers.

Citroen DS 4 Crossback

Rating: 4.9

Citroen DS 4 Crossback

The famous French manufacturer Citroen has created a new brand, which since 2014 has become independent. DS 4 Crossback Presents a premium crossover, on the radiator grille which is already there is no familiar “Christmas tree”. The car is far from the cheapest in our country, but on diesel fuel you can pretty much save. For Russian French market offers two diesel engines.

The most economical is the 1.6 liter power unit 120 liter turbocharged from. In mixed mode, he consumes only 4.1 liters of diesel fuel, and on the highway this indicator reaches 3.8 liters.

A more powerful 2-liter engine produces 180 liters. with. which distributes an automatic transmission. Despite the best dynamics, engine efficiency also pleasantly surprises experts (4.4 L mixed cycle, 3.8 L on the highway).

Advantages

  • low consumption;
  • good dynamics;
  • soft suspension;
  • rich equipment.

disadvantages

  • high price.

Volvo V40 Cross Country D2

Rating: 4.8

Volvo V40 Cross Country D2

Quite a bit inferior to the winner of our review in economy Swedish car Volvo V40 Cross Country D2. This cross the hatchback is delivered to Russia with a 1.6 liter diesel unit, which mated to a robotic gearbox. Supercharged engine demonstrates good dynamics, although its power (114 hp.) looks modest. The machine has an all-wheel drive that is an attractive factor for many residents of our country. But due to the small clearance (145 mm) to storm off-road experts do not recommend. In a combined cycle, the engine consumes 4.1 l of diesel fuel, on a suburban highway this figure drops to 3.9 l

Users have no special complaints about the car, which allows crossover get silver.

Advantages

  • plug-in four-wheel drive;
  • adaptability to winter operation;
  • profitability;
  • high-quality assembly.

disadvantages

  • low clearance;
  • expensive service.

MINI COOPER COUNTRYMAN

Rating: 4.7

MINI COOPER COUNTRYMAN

Great MINI for a big country. This is how it represents The famous British manufacturer of the crossover COUNTRYMAN in Russia. The model perfectly combines light weight, compact dimensions and diesel engine power. Therefore, the car owner will receive the maximum driving pleasure in the city and on the highway. Powertrain Looks somewhat gluttonous than the review leaders. Depending on the gearboxes, average fuel consumption is 4.7-4.8 liters per 100 km of run. On the track you can meet the 4.3 liters. Experts more just liked the control of the machine. She obeys without question both experienced drivers and novice motorists.

Fans of the English brand found a lot in common with the BMW X1, based on created by COUNTRYMAN. But he still has all the highlights inherent in the legendary MINI brand.

Advantages

  • excellent handling;
  • profitability;
  • stylish design;
  • reliability.

disadvantages

  • high price;
  • expensive service.

Land Rover Range Rover Evoque

Rating: 4.6

Land Rover Range Rover Evoque

Another legendary Briton got into our review. This is a crossover with well-known intelligent all-wheel drive Range Rover Evoque Land Rover. The model is famous for its cross-country ability and economical diesel engines. Experts drew attention to two power unit that have a volume of 2.0 liters. 150-horsepower multiple engine behaves more modestly during acceleration (11.2 s to 100 km / h), but diesel fuel consumption in the combined mode is lower (5.7 l). The more powerful version of the D180 is suitable for fans of sports riding. (9.3 s to 100 km / h), while fuel consumption will increase slightly (5.8 liters in a mixed style). Both engines are complemented 9-speed transmission.

Owners appreciate the roomy trunk and spacious Salon, good cross and high ground clearance.

Advantages

  • excellent cross;
  • luxury salon;
  • roomy trunk;
  • reliability.

disadvantages

  • high price;
  • expensive maintenance.

Nissan Qashqai

Rating: 4.5

Nissan Qashqai

Japanese crossover Nissan Qashqai is successfully assembled in Russia, however, today the entire lineup consists of gasoline engines. Before restyling of the second generation (since 2013) in the line of cars was front-wheel drive version with a small 1.6 liter diesel engine. Behind turbocharging account, the manufacturer was able to not only improve the dynamics acceleration (11.1 s to 100 km / h), but also reduce appetite. In mixed mode, the car consumes 4.9 liters of diesel fuel, in the country consumption is possible reduce to 4.5 liters. The torque is distributed by the variator, manual transmission is found only in cars for Europe.

Domestic users liked the crossover for comfort, stylish design, roomy trunk. Of minuses noted weak chassis and high cost spare parts.

Advantages

  • comfortable lounge;
  • high ground clearance;
  • strength;
  • affordable price.

disadvantages

  • expensive spare parts;
  • weak undercarriage.

AUDI Q3

Rating: 4.5

AUDI Q3

In the German crossover AUDI Q3, experts found such advantages like luxurious finish, excellent acceleration dynamics (7.9 with up to hundreds) and economical diesel engine. For a complete set all-wheel drive version, the manufacturer chose a 2-liter turbodiesel, which in combined mode consumes only 5.0 liters of diesel fuel. On the asphalt road consumption is 4.4 liters. Wherein the maximum crossover speed reaches 219 km / h. Not bad feels like technology and out of town when you have to overcome soggy country roads. Inside the driver and passengers Feel very comfortable due to effective sound insulation.

The high price did not allow German cars to join the fight for medals. But rave reviews by Russian motorists helped models get into the TOP-6 of our review.

Advantages

  • excellent dynamics;
  • luxury salon;
  • good cross;
  • high-torque motor.

disadvantages

  • high price;
  • cotton steering wheel.

Peugeot 3008

Rating: 4.4

Peugeot 3008

Looks decent in terms of economy and design French Peugeot 3008 crossover. A diesel version is being implemented in our country capacity of 150 liters. with., which is equipped with an automatic transmission. The two-liter engine accelerates the car quickly enough (9.6 s to hundreds), the maximum speed limit is limited to 200 km / h In the combined cycle, the consumption of diesel fuel is 4.8 liters, outside the city the appetite of the motor is reduced to 4.4 liters. Experts praised the model for reliable corrosion protection, the whole body is galvanized. To asset the crossover should bring a high ground clearance (180 mm), spaciousness and rich equipment.

Russian motorists along with virtues discovered and weaknesses of the model. In the diesel version is short-lived chain mechanism and expensive fuel injection pump.

Advantages

  • frisky motor;
  • rich equipment;
  • durable body;
  • high ground clearance.

disadvantages

  • short-lived fuel injection pump and chain mechanism;
  • high price.

Jaguar f-pace

Rating: 4.4

Jaguar F-Pace

A wide range of motors is offered to Russian consumers at choosing a crossover Jaguar F-Pace. A worthy place is occupied by diesel units, two of which are based on a 2-liter engine. Most economical consumes 5.3 liters of diesel fuel in mixed mode, accelerating up to 208 km / h. If someone is not happy with the acceleration dynamics (9.0 s), then it is worth taking a closer look at the more powerful version (240 hp). Engine with double turbocharging accelerates the car to hundreds in 7.2 s, developing maximum 217 km / h. Diesel fuel consumption will increase to 5.8 liters. 300 liter 3-liter engine from. demonstrates swift acceleration (6.4 s), consuming 6 liters of diesel fuel.

Car owners like the design and sporty character of a car. Disadvantages of users consider poor sound insulation, problems with door opening.

Advantages

  • sporty character;
  • wide choice of motors;
  • excellent dynamics of dispersal;
  • good handling.

disadvantages

  • high price;
  • poor sound insulation.

Mercedes GLA

Rating: 4.4

Mercedes GLA

In the premium class there are also economical diesel cars. Bright An example is the German Mercedes GLA crossover. Manufacturer offers a version with a power unit to Russian consumers 2.1 liter capacity of 136 or 170 liters. from. The car is completed robotic gearbox, acceleration experts say quite frisky (8.3 s). In combined mode, the car eats about 5.5 liters of diesel fuel, and in the country consumption is reduced to 5.1 liters. IN the interior says everything about luxury cars, starting with quality materials and ending with a perfect fit. Rise higher in our The review of the model was hindered by the high price and low the trunk.

Car owners are satisfied with reliability, agility and luxury. finish. But for the failure-free operation of all nodes it is necessary Have timely maintenance.

Advantages

  • frisky motor;
  • luxurious trim;
  • reliability;
  • recognizable design.

disadvantages

  • high price;
  • small trunk.

Volkswagen Tiguan

Rating: 4.3

Volkswagen Tiguan

Traditionally, cars have good acceleration dynamics. Volkswagen with diesel engines. Tiguan was no exception. The crossover is equipped with one 2-liter engine, which is economical consumes diesel fuel. In mixed mode, the flow rate is 6.1 liters, per the city – 5.1 liters. At the same time, the car accelerates to 100 km / h in 9.3 s. The diesel version comes with automatic transmission and 4MOTION all-wheel drive. Experts flatteringly comment on rich equipment and modern car design, good cross and high clearance (200 mm). The model closes the top ten most economical diesel crossovers.

Car owners like beautiful modern design, reliability, good driving performance. But they consider the price too high, not enough space in the trunk, the interior warms up for a long time in the winter.

Advantages

  • good acceleration dynamics;
  • beautiful appearance;
  • excellent cross;
  • high-quality assembly.

disadvantages

  • long interior warms up in the winter;
  • high price.

The best fuel-efficient gasoline crossovers

More and more gasoline engines are approaching economical diesel units. Some manufacturers equip smart engines electronics and turbocharging, others make hybrid versions. Specialists liked the following crossovers.

Porsche Cayenne S e-hybrid

Rating: 4.9

Porsche Cayenne S e-hybrid

Automotive industry is growing fast electric drive. Green Transport Fans It is interesting to get acquainted with the crossover Porsche Cayenne S e-hybrid. The manufacturer has carried out a deep modernization of the previous hybrid generation, increasing the power of the electric motor from 34 to 70 kW. Also Now you can recharge the battery from the outlet. Despite high total power of the power plant, average consumption gasoline is only 3.4 liters per 100 kilometers. Electric the crossover can travel in warm weather up to 36 km, at -25 ° C this the figure is reduced to 16 km.

All these specifications have allowed experts to give back The gold of our review of German cars. But the cost of the hybrid so far remains unattainable for most Russians.

Advantages

  • profitability;
  • fast charging battery;
  • not afraid of frost;
  • luxurious finish.

disadvantages

  • high price.

BMW X5 40e iPerformance

Rating: 4.8

BMW X5 40e iPerformance

The combination of comfort and high traffic allowed the Bavarian the BMW X5 xDrive40e iPerformance crossover to take second place. On the battery model is able to overcome up to 30 km. In AUTO mode eDrive system itself chooses which motor to turn on for maximum fuel economy. It could be a 245 gasoline engine l from. or an electric motor (75 hp). Experts say the car is great option for driving around the city, the average consumption in the city is approximately 3.4-3.5 l / 100 km. In mixed mode gasoline more is consumed (6.0-6.5 liters), and in the country the consumption reaches 10.5-11.0 liters

While testing, experts have identified such shortcomings as low mileage on the battery during fast starts (up to 17 km) and slow recovery of battery capacity.

Advantages

  • innovative technologies;
  • frisky start on electric traction;
  • economical consumption in the city;
  • comfort.

disadvantages

  • high price;
  • long battery recharge.

Suzuki Vitara S

Rating: 4.7

Suzuki Vitara S

The first car with a turbocharged gasoline engine the famous Japanese manufacturer Suzuki became the Vitara S. crossover Small in volume (1.4 l) engine has decent power (140 hp), which was made possible by turbocharging. At this also reduced fuel consumption, so in a mixed cycle the car It consumes 5.5 liters of gasoline, and in the country only 5.0 liters. The front-wheel drive version shows an enviable dynamics of acceleration (9.5 s), and the maximum speed reaches 200 km / h. The experts tested the car and on the road, in severe conditions, the engine not enough power on the bottoms.

Users praise good dynamics worthy complete set and stylish design. Of the weaknesses, there is a roll steering wheel and lack of power when driving on the road.

Advantages

  • dynamic acceleration;
  • stylish design;
  • good sound insulation;
  • Warms up quickly in the winter.

disadvantages

  • soft rear arches;
  • roll steering wheel.

BMW X1

Rating: 4.6

BMW X1

Economical gas mileage (5.6 L on the highway, 6.3 L in combined mode) boasts a German BMW crossover X1. The Bavarian car traditionally accelerates well (9.7 s), even a small engine (1.5 l) is installed under the hood. But cars are produced with automatic transmission only. In terms of appearance the crossover is on top, the design is aggressive and sportiness, as befits a BMW. Experts liked the excellent controllability of the car, reliable suspension. But in the cabin a bit crowded, Yes, and in the decoration used budget materials.

Domestic car owners liked the crossover for compactness, fast acceleration, stability on the road. By cons they include rear-wheel drive (in some versions), expensive service.

Advantages

  • sporty character;
  • stylish design;
  • excellent handling;
  • high-quality assembly.

disadvantages

  • cramped interior;
  • expensive maintenance.

SKODA YETI

Rating: 4.5

SKODA YETI

Czech compact crossover SKODA YETI has been discontinued in 2018, but at some car dealerships in Russia you can still get this economical car. The manufacturer completed it with different gasoline engines, the most economical of them is version 1.4 liter capacity of 125 liters. from. In combination with a mechanical transmission the car shows a consumption of 5.8 liters in the combined cycle and 5.0 liters at riding on the highway. Ample opportunities on the go guarantee full drive, and a convertible interior allows you to transport dimensional freights. Experts note high clearance even when fully loaded a car.

Owners praise good dynamics, profitability, good cross. The minuses of the crossover, they include a weak suspension, prolonged heating of the cabin in the winter.

Advantages

  • spacious lounge;
  • high ground clearance;
  • high-quality trim;
  • affordable price.

disadvantages

  • the interior heats up for a long time;
  • weak suspension.

MITSUBISHI ASX

Rating: 4.4

MITSUBISHI ASX

At an affordable price, you can buy a Japanese crossover in Russia MITSUBISHI ASX. The machine is equipped with a 1.6 liter gasoline engine, which gives out 117 l. from. Despite the modest technical characteristics, the car accelerates well (11.4 s) and economically consumes fuel (6.1 l mixed cycle, 5.0 l on the highway). Experts appreciated the high ground clearance (195 mm), high-quality trim. Unfortunately, the most economical version only available with front-wheel drive. Crossover closes the TOP-6 our review.

Russian motorists like the look of a car reasonable price, good visibility and maneuverability. Concerning deficiencies, then most often the owners criticize the car for ineffective sound insulation, stiffer suspension and cramped interior (especially at the back).

Advantages

  • maneuverability;
  • stylish design;
  • reliability;
  • good review.

disadvantages

  • poor sound insulation;
  • stiff suspension.


Attention! This rating is subjective, is not advertising and does not serve as a guide to the purchase. Before the purchase consultation with a specialist is necessary.

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