Wanting to have a stylish crossover SUV that can outperform minivan and go off road yet looking for maximizing the fuel efficiency?
Well you come to the right place, with the advance fuel save car engine technologies these day, you can have many choices that brings you the power of performance, luxury comfort and handy in the 3rd row seating SUV today.
Here are the top 5 most fuel efficient crossover SUV with 3rd row seating of the year 2013 mode for your references. All of them are come with automatic transmission yet bring you best MPG.
Again the result is not surprisingly because the Japanese and Korean car all taken up the top 5 position, as they are popular of producing fuel efficient vehicles.
Top 1. 2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid, 7 seater
The 2013 Highlander Hybrid ranked number 1 in our list is because of the overall performance over features and over MPG. It is powered by a 3.5 liter V6 engine together with electric engine which produce 280 hybrid system net hp. Together they achieve an EPA-estimated 28 average MPG that is superb and best gas mileage in its class. Although it is little pricey (from $40,000), but in long run it is definitely a great value for people that travel a lot with a big family. More on 2013 Toyota Highlander
Top 2. 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander, 7 seater
It is fun to drive a Mitsubishi Outlander as the chief engineer behind designed the 2013 Outlander as rugged and powerful as a rally car, yet it is equipped with fuel-efficient 3.0 liter MIVEC V6 engine which deliver 230 horsepower on the road and an average of 26 mpg. The aluminium body build for light weight has help in fuel efficiency too. Price from $22,695.
Top 3. 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe, 7 seater
The new 2013 Hyundai Sante Fe has pretty cool dramatic change on the exterior design which make it looks more stylish and sporty. It is equipped with a 3.3L GDI DOHC 24-valve V6 engine that deliver 290-hp. It is a true monster that give you the pleasure of comfortable driving. The new innovative computer modeling technology that intelligently control engine transmission which giving you improved real-world fuel economy—up to 7%, thus giving you an average fuel efficiency of 25 MPG. Price range from $24,450.
Top 4. 2013 Nissan Pathfinder, 7 seater
Nissan is famous for its XTRONIC CVT technology which is a true fuel saver. The 2013 Nissan Pathfinder is loaded with next generation of XTRONIC CVT engine and a new feature that allow you to turn to 2WD, 4WD or auto mode which again helps you to save more fuel, as you can drive on 2WD on smooth flat road. It comes with a 3.5-liter DOHC 24-valve V6 engine which output 260-hp, with average fuel efficiency of 23 MPG. Price from $28,650.
Top 5. 2013 Kia Sorento, 7 seater
It is true that the new 2013 Kia Sorento is a face lift compare to the 2011 version, as the improvement on the new 2013 version is not significant, but something new that helps in providing higher fuel efficiency is the lighter body weight, intelligent ECO drive same technology as Sante Fe which gives your some 5%-7% fuel save, and the Theta-II 6-speed DCVVT GDI 3.3L V6 that gives you 290-hp at fuel efficiency of average 21 MPG. Price range from $23,150.