Top 5 of the best diesel SUVs in the Philippines

Jun 20, 2017 | Same topic: Best advice for car buyers
Our article will reveal the list of 5 best diesel-powered SUV cars currently available in the Philippine market.

For years, gasoline fuel has dominated other counterparts, being priority of many car buyers in the Philippines. However, in recent years, as cost of fuel has been on the rise, Filipino car buyers start considering fuel economy factor as a precedence, which undoubtedly poses as a big favorable condition for the sales of diesel SUVs.

Although not offering as various options as its counterpart, diesel SUV manufacturers have now widened its ranges to almost every segment. Here is the list of 5 best diesel-powered SUV cars currently available in the Philippine market.

1. Toyota Land Cruiser

If you are finding an off-road SUV, no wonder, the Land Cruiser is the best choice. As the name implies, this big utility vehicle can make you amazed because it absolutely can cruise over rough terrain without losing its penchant. Toyota has grown its SUV flagship in every aspect, including price, size and features, which promises to make users go from one surprise to the others.

Specification of Toyota Land Cruiser 200

A Toyota Land Cruiser 200 on the mountain
The Toyota Land Cruiser can make you amazed because it absolutely can cruise over rough terrain without losing its penchant

2. Land Rover Range Rover Sport

With perfect combination of luxury interior and mammoth off-road capabilities, the Range Rover Sport blatantly becomes one of the best diesel SUVs and a strong contender in the Philippines although its price range is P13,500,000, more or less. And if the cousin Range Rover is famous for its gas-guzzling ability, the Range Rover Sport will make you truly amazing because of its fuel economy.

Specification of Land Rover Range Rover Sport

A silver Land Rover Range Rover Sport on the way
 The Range Rover Sport blatantly becomes one of the best diesel SUVs

3. BMW X5 XDrive30d

BMW SUV is considered as a leading light among luxury crossover SUVs. The X5 XDrive30d is the high-end diesel version of BMW. This latest model shows us not only the improvement in fuel economy but also its handling prowess, which surprises us a lot. Although the vehicle is not an ideal off road car, BMW X5 XDrive30d SUV is a real on-road hero that promises to bring drivers great trips ever.

Specification of BMW X5 XDrive30d

3 BMW X5 XDrive30d
BMW SUV is considered as a leading light among luxury crossover SUVs

4. Mitsubishi Montero Sport 

The new model Mitsubishi Montero Sport is a midsize SUV that is favored by not only owners but also critics. Surprisingly, the vehicle has excellent design and engineering but the price is still affordable and fuel economy is also not a problem.

Specification of Mitsubishi Montero Sport
A red Mitsubishi Montero Sport in front of a bridge

 The Mitsubishi Montero Sport has excellent design and engineering but the price is still affordable

5. Hyundai Tucson

Breaking the minds of many about the rough SUVs, the Hyundai Tucson is an improvement in design of a SUV. However, it still lacks of a sense of toughness. The vehicle is focused on fuel economy and design. It is regarded as one of the most fuel economic diesel SUV with a glossy styling and a luxurious and capacious interior.

Specification of Hyundai Tucson

A blue and a white Hyundai Tucson in front of beach

 The Hyundai Tucson is an improvement in design of a SUV


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