Top Hybrid Cars in India in 2023: Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara ,Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder, and More

Hybrid cars are great because they allow you to go electric whenever you want. Here are the top hybrid cars in India. 


With growing concerns over climate change and escalating fuel costs, hybrid cars are gaining significant traction in India. These innovative vehicles combine an internal combustion engine with an electric motor, resulting in enhanced fuel efficiency and reduced emissions compared to conventional gasoline-powered cars. As governments worldwide offer incentives and tax benefits, the appeal of hybrid cars is further amplified for environmentally-conscious and budget-conscious car buyers.

In this article, we will delve into the realm of hybrid cars and explore some of the top models available in India in 2023. Among the contenders vying for the spotlight, the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara and the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder stand out as formidable options. Join us as we take a closer look at these impressive vehicles and discover the perfect blend of sustainability and performance they offer.

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Best Hybrid Cars in India

Car Name Price
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Rs 1,045,000 – Rs 1,965,000
Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder ‎Rs 10.48 – 18.99 Lakh
MG Hector Rs 14.17 – 20.60 Lakh
MG Hector Plus Rs 13.74 – 21.19 Lakh
Toyota Vellfire Rs 94.36 Lakh
Toyota Camry Rs 45.25 Lakh
Lexus ES Rs 56.53 – 65.60 Lakh
Honda City Hybrid eHEV Rs 19.92 lakh
Porsche Cayenne Rs 1.19 – 1.93 Crore
BMW 7 series Rs 1.23 – 2.46 Crore
Lexus NX Rs 64.90 – 71.60 Lakh
Maserati Ghibli Rs 1.20 – 1.99 crore
Porsche Panamera Rs 1.49 – 2.73 Crore
Lexus LS Rs 1.82 – 2.22 Crore
Lexus LC500h Rs 2.16 – 2.19 Crore
Porsche Cayenne Coupe Rs 1.34 – 2.57 Crore
Lexus RX Rs 1.11 – 1.32 Crore

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara

This car is 5-seater SUV available in the price range of Rs 10 lakh and Rs 19 lakh. You get this car in around 15 variants, and the hybrid is one of them. You get 3 transmission options and a powerful electric motor to switch to when you want to stop using fossil fuels.

Price- ‎₹1,045,000 – ‎₹1,965,000

Engine capacity – 1462 cc, 1490 cc

Seating capacity – 5

Mileage-19.38 – 27.97 km/l

Range – 25 km

Special Features – panoramic sunroof, digital multi-information display,head-up display, 40 plus connected car features, wireless charger (only in hybrid variant), cruise control, ventilated seats, paddle shifters (only in the petrol AT variant), disc brakes for rear wheels, six airbags, TPMS, ABS with EBD, hill assist, 360-degree camera, and hill descent control.

Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder

September 2022 saw the launch of this Toyota SUV. It is preferred for its mileage and styling. The car is available in 11 colors. This is a 5 seater car available in 2 fuel options – petrol and electric.

Price- ‎₹ 10.48 – 18.99 Lakh

Engine capacity – 1462 cc

Seating capacity – 5

Mileage-19.39 – 27.97 km/l.

Range – 25 km

Special Features – Projector headlamps with LED Daytime Running Lamps, LED tail-lamps,17-inch steel wheels with a wheel cover, Roof-end spoiler, Electric folding wing mirrors, Black interior theme, 4.2-inch TFT display in the instrument cluster, Front sliding armrest, Tilt and telescopic steering wheel, Auto air conditioner, Rear AC vents, Reclining rear seats, Keyless entry and go, Dual-front airbags, ABS with EBD, Vehicle stability control (VSC), Hill-hold control, Rear parking sensors.

MG Hector

This SUV from MG was launched in India in January 2021. Its comfort and styling have made it very popular. You get a hybrid version that runs on electricity and fossil fuels.

Price- ‎₹ 14.17 – 20.60 Lakh

Engine capacity – 1451 – 1956 cc

Seating capacity – 5

Mileage-13.9 – 17.4 km/l

Range – 25 km

Special Features – BA (brake assist) and ESP (electronic stability program), ABS with EBD, VSM (vehicle stability management) and HHC (hill hold control), TCS (traction control system).

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MG Hector Plus

This SUV from MG was launched in India in July 2020. People love it for its styling and comfort. You get this car in petrol, diesel, and hybrid models.

Price- ‎₹ 13.74 – 21.19 Lakh

Engine capacity – The Diesel engine is 1956 cc while the Petrol engine is 1451 cc

Seating capacity – 6-7

Mileage-16.65 kmpl

Range – 52 km.

Special Features – Dual airbags,4 speakers, Fabric seat, Rear armrest with cup holders,, Cooled glove box, Driver armrest with storage, Rear AC vents,60-40 split rear seats with ISOFIX, rear seat recline with flat floor, 2 fast charging USB ports, LED turn indicator integrated in ORVM, Roof rails.

Toyota Vellfire

This new MUV was launched in India in Feb 2020. Consumers like it for its comfort and performance. It is available in 3 colors in India: Burning Black, Pearl Black and simply Black. It can seat 7 people comfortably and returns a mileage of 16.3 kmpl.

Price- ₹ 94.36 Lakh

Engine capacity – 2494 cc

Seating capacity – 6-7

Mileage-16.3 kmpl

Range – 948 km.

Special Features – Front Suspension MacPherson Strut, Rear Suspension Double Wishbone, Tyre Size 225/60 R17, Adjustable Headrests Yes, Adjustable Steering Column Yes, Cooled Glove Box Yes, Keyless Entry Yes, Multifunction Steering Wheel Yes, Odometer Digital, Power Steering Yes.

Toyota Camry

This highly-popular sedan was launched in India in January 2022. Consumers love the Camry for its performance and look. The car is available in India in 7 colors, Attitude Black, Graphite Metallic, Red Mica, Medal Stream Metallic, Burning Black, Platinum White Pearl, and Silver Metallic. The car can carry a maximum of 5 people and has a mileage of 19.1 kmpl.

Price- 45.25 Lakh

Engine capacity – 2498 cc

Seating capacity – 5

Mileage-19.1 kmpl

Range – Combined Range of 686 miles

Special Features -Nine-inch infotainment system, head-up display, nine airbags, reclining function for the rear seats, electronic adjustable front seats with cooling function, parking assist, electronically controlled rear window sunblind and more.

Lexus ES

This sedan was launched in India in July 2018. Customers love this car for the styling and comfort on offer. The vehicle is available in 6 colors – Sonic Quartz, Graphite Black Glass Flake, Sonic Chrome, Sonic Titanium, Deep Blue Mica, and Sonic Iridium. The car can seat a maximum of 5 people and is a true hybrid, with both petrol and electric options for drivers.

Price- Rs 56.53 – 65.60 Lakh

Engine capacity – 2487 cc

Seating capacity – 5

Mileage-22.5 kmpl

Range – NA

Special Features – LCD screen instrument cluster with analog tachometer, 12.3 inch screen with navigation, adjustable and heated semi-aniline seats, wireless charging, 17 speaker Mark Levinson Pure Play system and lots of legroom.

Honda City Hybrid eHEV

The Honda City eHEV Hybrid, is a sedan from Honda which was launched in India in May 2022. You get a lot of features for the price and this car is available with both IC and electric engines.

Price- ₹ 19.92 Lakh

Engine capacity – 1498 cc

Seating capacity – 5

Mileage-26.5 kmp

Special Features – Multi-function Steering Wheel,Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror, Touch Screen,Automatic Climate Control,Engine Start Stop Button,Anti Lock Braking System,Alloy Wheels,Fog Lights – Front,Power Windows Rear,Power Windows Front

Porsche Cayenne

This powerful SUV from Porsche was launched in India in October 2018. Users love it for its amazing styling and stellar performance. This car is available in India in 9 colors – Carrara White Metallic, Quartzite Grey Metallic, Mahogany Metallic, Black, Dolomite Silver Metallic, Jet Black Metallic, Moonlight Blue Metallic, White and Chromite Black Metallic. You get this car in 6 versions and different fuel options.

Price- ₹ 1.19 – 1.93 Crore

Engine capacity – 2995 cc

Seating capacity – 5

Mileage-41.6 kmpl

Special Features – infotainment system, parking assist, parking cameras, power windows front and back, multi-function steering wheel, ABS, alloy wheels.

BMW 7 Series

The pinnacle of luxury from the BMW stable, the 7 series is known for its styling and performance. You get this car in 5 versions and 3 fuel options – petrol, diesel and electric

Price- ₹ 1.23 – 2.46 Crore

Engine Capacity – 3L 265 HP in-line 6

Seating Capacity – 5

Mileage – 39.5 kmpl

Special Features – Glove Box Cooling, Leather Steering/Gear knob, Chrome Inside Rear View Mirror (With Automatic Anti-Dazzle Function), Side Pillar Air Vents(2 Outlets In The B Pillars), Rear Sunshade (Electric Roller Sunblind For Rear Window), Child Seat Mounting Provisions (ISOFIX Child Seat Mounting) Integrated Front Headrest (Active Front Seat Headrests). Collapsible Steering Column (Steering Column Adjustment, Electronic For Height & Length), Front Seatbelt Pretensioner (Pyrotechnic Belt Tensioners At Front & Belt Force Limiters At Front & Rear Seats), Warning Triangle, Adaptive Highbeam Assist (HSA (Auto High Beam Assistance), Rear Seat Belts (3-Point ELR), Park Distance Control (PDC) (Front & Rear), Adaptive Damping System (ADS) (Dynamic Damper Control With Infinite & Independent Damping), Airbags, (Airbags For Driver & Front Passenger, Side Airbags For Driver & Front Passenger, Head Airbags Front & Rear) (Passenger Side Airbag Deactivation via Key), Side Impact Protection System (SIPS), Rear View Camera (Surround View Camera With 4 Cameras For Top View & Side View), Front Seat Belts (3-Point ELR), Crash Sensor, First-aid kit, Parking Sensors, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC).

Lexus NX

This new Lexus SUV was launched in India in March 2022. It is available in 11 colours, namely Sonic Titanium, Madder Red, Sonic Quartz, Graphite Black Glass Flake, White Nova Glass Flake, Terrane Khaki, Black, Blazing Carnelian Contrast Layering, Sonic Chrome, Celestial Blue Glass Flake and Heat Blue Contrast Layering. You get 3 versions and 1 fuel option. Hybrid that has electric and petrol.

Price- ₹ 64.90 – 71.60 Lakh

Engine Capacity – 2494 cc

Seating Capacity – 5

Mileage – 17.8 km/l

Special Features – Revamped cabin, digital driver’s display, 14-inch touchscreen infotainment system, fresh leather upholstery,a new steering wheel, armrest with two cup holders,, a 12V socket and two USB Type-C ports, vents, power front seats with memory function for the driver, dual-zone climate control, power tailgate, panoramic sunroof, 360-degree camera and blind-spot monitor,power-folding for the rear seats, rear camera detection, eight airbags, ABS with EBD,traction control, TPMS and a pre-collision warning system.

Maserati Ghibli

This new and updated version of the Ghibli was launched in 2018, and is the second 4-door sedan in the Maserati line-up available in a diesel powertrain across all 3 variants. It is loaded with tech and creature comforts and is a great alternative to Mercedes, Audi and BMW. The car is subtly styled with chrome bits and a new front bumper. There are LED headlights and a new ADAS (active driver assistance systems).

Price- ₹ 1.20 – 1.99 crore

Engine Capacity – 1998 cc, 2979 cc, 3799 cc

Seating Capacity – 5

Mileage – 8 – 11.4 km/l

Special Features – Power Windows,Power Steering,folding 3rd Row Seat, Adjustable Steering, Air Quality Control, Automatic Climate Control,Low Fuel Warning Light, Remote Trunk Opener, Trunk Light,Accessory Power Outlet, rear Reading Lamp,Cup Holders, Seat Lumbar Support,Rear AC Vents, Cruise Control,Active noise cancellation, Rear Navigation System, Parking Sensors, Optional KeyLess Entry, Smart Access Card Entry, Gearshift Paddles, Central Console Armrest, USB Charger, Luggage Hook & Net, Lane Change Indicator, Gear Shift Indicator.

Porsche Panamera

This powerful sedan from Porsche, was launched in India in January 2017. Its styling and comfort factor instantly attracted customers. This car is available in India in 12 colours, namely White, Carrera White Metallic, Night Blue Metallic, Jet Black Metallic, Cherry MEtallic, Copper Ruby Metallic, Black, Gentian Blue Metallic, Volcano Grey Metallic, Truffle Brown Metallic, Dolomite Silver Metallic and Aventurine Green Metallic. This car seats 4 people and is available in 5 versions with 2 fuel options, petrol and hybrid.

Price- ₹ 1.49 – 2.73 Crore

Engine Capacity – 2894 cc, 3996 cc

Seating Capacity – 4

Mileage – 9.7 – 30.3 km/l

Special Features- Power Steering, Power Windows, Automatic Climate Control, Remote Fuel Lid Opener, Air Quality Control, Trunk Light, Accessory Power Outlet, Vanity Mirror, Remote Horn & Light Control, Rear AC Vents,Cup Holders, Cruise Control,Heated Seats, Navigation System,Parking Sensors Front & Rear, Real-Time Vehicle Tracking,Find My Car location, Smart Access Card Entry, Voice Control, KeyLess Entry,Gearshift Paddles, USB Charger, Front Central Console.

Lexus LS

The LS by Lexus was launched in India in January 2018. Its comfort and styling quickly attracted many fans. It is available in India in 10 colours, namely Sonic Quartz, Manganese Luster, Graphite Black Glass Flake, Sonic Agate, Gin-Ei Luster, Sonic Titanium, Black, Red Mica Crystal Shine, Deep Blue Mica and Sonic Iridium. The car seats a maximum of 5 people and is available in 3 variants with 1 fuel option which is hybrid.

Price- ₹ 1.82 – 2.22 Crore

Engine Capacity – 3456 cc

Seating Capacity – 5

Mileage – 15.4 km/l

Special Features -Adjustable Steering, Air Quality Control, Automatic Climate Control 4 Zone, Remote Fuel Lid Opener,Remote Trunk Opener, Rear AC Vents,Cup Holders, Lumbar Support, Heated Seats, Parking Sensors,Cruise Control, Navigation System, Front & Rear,, Engine Start/Stop Button, KeyLess Entry.

Lexus LC500h

This is a coupe which was launched in Jan 2020 in India. It looks good, drives fast and has an amazing hybrid motor. This car is available in 10 colours, namely Sonic Silver, Black, Naples Yellow Contrast Layering, Sonic Titanium, Amber Crystal Shine, Graphite Black Glass Flake, Deep Blue Mica, White Nova Glass Flake, Dark Gray Mica. With a seating capacity of 4 people, this coupe is one of the most sought after cars in India.

Price- ₹ 2.16 – 2.19 Crore

Engine Capacity – 3456 cc

Seating Capacity – 4

Mileage – 14.8 km/l

Special Features – Adjustable Steering, Remote Trunk Opener,Automatic Climate Control 2 Zone, Low Fuel Warning Light,Remote Engine Start/Stop, , Active noise cancellation,Lumbar Support, Parking Sensors,Cruise Control, Real-Time Vehicle Tracking,Front & Rear Navigation System, Engine Start/Stop Button, KeyLess Entry, Gearshift Paddles, Voice Control,Central Console Armrest,USB Charger, Luggage Hook & Net,

Porsche Cayenne Coupe

This new coupe from Porsche, was launched in December 2019 in India. It is available in 9 colours, namely White, Carrera White Metallic, Dolomite Silver Metallic, Mahogany Metallic, Chromite Black Metallic, Black, Jet Black Metallic, Moonlight Blue Metallic and Quarzite Grey Metallic. This coupe is available in 6 versions with 2 fuel options including electric.

Price- ₹ 1.34 – 2.57 Crore

Engine Capacity – 2995 cc, 3996 cc

Seating Capacity – 4-5

Mileage – 8.4 – 41.6 km/l

Special Features- Low Fuel Warning Light, Automatic Climate Control, Rear AC Vents,Cup Holders, Parking Sensors, Cruise Control, Engine Start/Stop Button, Rear Navigation System, Steering Wheel, Voice Control, USB Charger Front & Rear, Gearshift Paddles,Central Console Armrest.

Lexus RX

This car was launched in India in January 2017. You can get this car in 9 colours which are – Sonic Titanium, Black, Red Mica Crystal Shine, Deep Blue Mica, Sonic Iridium, Sonic Quartz, Graphite Black Glass Flake, Ice Icru Mica Metallic and Sonic Chrome. This car can seat 7 people comfortably and comes in 1 version with 1 fuel option of hybrid (electric+petrol).

Price- ₹ 1.11 – 1.32 Crore

Engine Capacity – 3456 cc

Seating Capacity – 7

Mileage – 16.5 km/l

Special Features-Mark Lewinson Music System, Touchless power back door, 10 airbags, 12.3-inch infotainment screen, Panoramic glass roof.

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1) What is the best hybrid car in India?

The Toyota Vellfire is a very popular hybrid car in India

2) Is hybrid cars worth buying in India?

Yes, it is worth buying a hybrid car in India because of reduced costs.

3) Is hybrid better than electric?

Hybrid incorporates the best of both worlds, petrol and electric so in a sense it is better than pure electric vehicles.

4) What is mileage of hybrid cars?

The mileage for hybrid cars starts at 25 km and goes way beyond 500 or 600 km.

5) What is smart hybrid cars in India?

Smart hybrid cars are also called mild hybrid cars. The engine’s kinetic energy charges the battery which allows the engine to focus on acceleration.

6) What is mild hybrid cars in India?

A mild hybrid car is one in which the battery is charged by the engine’s kinetic energy so the engine can focus on acceleration.

7) What is strong hybrid car?

Also called a strong hybrid, this vehicle may run only on an IC engine or only on an electric motor or both.