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Best high fuel economy 4x4s 2012

If you’re looking for a
4×4 vehicle
with the highest
miles per gallon, lowest CO2 emissions and attractive company car tax Benefit
in Kind rates
then here are the
Green Car Guide Best High Fuel Economy 4x4s
.

peugeot-508-rxh-003.jpg 1. Peugeot 508 RXH diesel-hybrid 68.9mpg

The Peugeot 508 RXH is a diesel-electric hybrid crossover with a Hybrid4 powertrain combining a 2.0-litre HDi FAP diesel engine and 28kW electric motor to provide high levels of fuel economy. Read more about the
Peugeot 508 RXH diesel-hybrid


mini-countryman-sd-001-f.jpg 2. MINI Countryman Cooper SD ALL4 57.6mpg

The MINI Countryman Cooper SD ALL4 offers all-wheel drive with 57.6mpg and emissions of just 130g/km CO2 from its ‘performance diesel’ engine that offers more power but virtually unchanged economy and emissions compared to the standard diesel. Read more about the
MINI Countryman Cooper SD ALL4


nissan-qashqai-001.jpg 3. Nissan Qashqai 1.6 dCi 4WD 55.4mpg

The Nissan Qashqai 1.6 dCi 4WD is one of the most economical 4x4s, returning 55.4mpg, and due to its looks and practicality it’s also a hit with families, as well as being capable off-road. Read more about the
Nissan Qashqai 1.6 dCi 4WD


mazda-cx5-001.jpg 4. Mazda CX-5 AWD SKYACTIV-D 2.2 54.3mpg

The Mazda CX-5 AWD SKYACTIV-D 2.2 Sport Nav has a combined fuel economy figure of 54.3mpg and emissions of just 136g/km CO2, which makes it class-leading for a mid-size 4×4. Read more about the
Mazda CX-5 AWD SKYACTIV-D 2.2


bmw-x3-001-f.jpg 5. BMW X3 xDrive20d automatic 50.4mpg

The BMW X3 xDrive20d , in automatic form, is the most economical choice in its mid-sized premium 4×4 class, with a combined fuel economy figure of 50.4mpg. Read more about the
BMW X3 xDrive20d automatic


subaru-xv-001.jpg 6. Subaru XV 2.0-litre Diesel 50.4mpg

The Subaru XV 2.0-litre Diesel is a compact crossover with an official combined fuel economy of over 50mpg and which, unusually in its segment, is also genuinely capable off-road. Read more about the
Subaru XV 2.0-litre Diesel


range-rover-evoque-012.jpg 7. Range Rover Evoque SD4 49.6mpg

The Range Rover Evoque , in diesel manual form, returns 49.6mpg ; for a Land Rover this is excellent, however there are other 4x4s that beat this – so can the Evoque show it’s in a different class to these rivals due its superior off-road ability? Read more about the
Range Rover Evoque SD4


kia-sportage-004.jpg 8. Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDI AWD 49.6mpg

The Kia Sportage is one of the more economical and lower emission 4x4s, returning 49.6mpg with emissions of 149g/km CO2; but is it sufficiently capable off-road to justify buying the 4×4 version? Read more about the
Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDI AWD


audi-q3-001.jpg 9. Audi Q3 2.0 TDI quattro 47.9mpg

The Audi Q3 2.0 TDI quattro is a very refined four-wheel drive SUV crossover that can achieve 47.9mpg, but has it got any of the original quattro genes? Read more about the
Audi Q3 2.0 TDI quattro


lexus-rx-450h-001-f.jpg 10. Lexus RX 450h Petrol-Electric Hybrid 44.8mpg

The Lexus RX 400h was the first premium SUV to be offered as a hybrid; its successor, the Lexus RX 450h still has no direct rivals, but is such a petrol-hybrid 4×4 effective? Read more about the
Lexus RX 450h Petrol-Electric Hybrid