Top 5 hybrid electric vehicles in India – 2022

Electric Vehicle is new technology to reduce the carbon footprint from the environment. Even the best BEVs available in India right now have a range of 300-500 km, and if there isn’t ample public charging infrastructure support, users of BEVs can face range anxiety. Hybrid Electric Vehicles don’t have any such issues – on short distances. Presently automobile lovers are preferring to shift to a hybrid alternative than an electric alternative for their IC engine cars. The main reason being the EV charging infrastructure still under development. So let’s take a look into the best Hybrid car options available in India. I will list the top 5 hybrid electric vehicles that you can buy in India.

Hybrid VehicleFuel EconomyPowerPrice
Toyota Camry Hybrid 19.2 km/l 160 kW / 215hp Rs 50 lakh
Lexus 300h Exquisite Hybrid22.6 km/L160 kW / 214hpRs 56.65 lakh
Maruti Suzuki Baleno Hybrid 23.87 km/L66 kW / 83 bhpRs 7.45 lakh
MG Hector Hybrid15.8 km/L141 bhpRs. 16.5 lakh
Volvo XC90 Recharge16 km/L223 kW / 303hpRs  96 lakh

1. Toyota Camry Hybrid

This vehicle is equipped with a 4th generation Self-charging Hybrid Electric engine. A powerful 2.5L petrol engine meets a 88 kW, 202Nm self-charging Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor that purrs with utmost silence. The Camry Self-Charging Hybrid Electric Vehicle comes standard with 9 airbags. The 245V Nickel-metal hydride Self-Charging Hybrid Battery when combined with the motor churns out a maximum output of 160 kW. The vehicle runs at a power of 215hp and a torque of 221Nm using its petrol engine and 202Nm using an electric motor.

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Using this car you can achieve a fuel economy of about 19.2 km/l. The Toyota Camry Hybrid comes with a price tag of Rs 40.59 lakh (ex-showroom) and has only one model for sale in India.

2. Lexus 300h Exquisite Hybrid

The ES 300h exquisite from Lexus (sedan) pairs a 2.5L 4 cylinder direct-injection engine with a powerful, self-charging 88 kW, 202Nm Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor to deliver 214 horsepower with maximum fuel efficiency. The 244.8V Nickel-metal hydride Self-Charging Hybrid Battery when combined with the motor churns out a maximum output of 160 kW. The combination of affluent features, excellent built quality, and innovation makes Lexus produce the best hybrid cars in the world crafted for a green future.

3. Maruti Suzuki Baleno Hybrid

One of the best selling Hybrid vehicles in India Maruti Suzuki Baleno Hybrid uses mild Hybrid Technology. It has an integrated starter generator with lithium-ion and Lead Acid batteries. The new 1.2-litre petrol engine comes with Dualjet and Dual VVT. The motor produces 66kW power providing higher fuel efficiency of 23.87kmpl in mild-hybrid technology.  It comes with a dual battery setup including a Lithium-Ion Battery. 

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4. MG Hector Hybrid

MG Hector Hybrid Smart MT comes with a 1.5 L Turbocharged Intercooled engine putting out and of max power of 141bhp and max torque of 250Nm. The mild-hybrid system on the MG Hector has been designed to provide low-end torque for the SUV. This translates to better acceleration in stop-start city traffic, making the Hector a very agile city SUV. The regenerative braking feature of the MG Hector will use the vehicle’s kinetic energy to recharge the 48-volt battery. 

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5. Volvo XC90 Recharge

The plug-in hybrid SUV has an electric motor and petrol engine working in harmony for fewer tailpipe emissions, more traction and instant power. The XC90 Recharge features a dedicated smartphone storage space that makes it easy to wirelessly charge your device while you drive. An 11.6 kWh Lithium-ion hybrid battery is installed for electric motor operation. The car combines an internal combustion engine that drives the front wheels with a 65 kW electric motor that drives the rear wheels.

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Excited to buy an HEV to get a better range and Go Green! Why wait? Remember charging your vehicle is mandatory but no worries. Charzer has a charging station installed in every Kirana shop. So, visit your nearest kiranas and small stores to find our charging station installed. You can charge your HEVs anytime anywhere. Download the Charzer app now! and locate and navigate to the nearest charging station.

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