Top hybrid cars in India in 2023: Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, Honda City eHEV, and more

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Top hybrid cars in India in 2023: Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, Honda City eHEV, and more
Top hybrid cars in IndiaImage credits- Unsplash
  • Hybrid cars are the ones that can run both on an ICE-based engine and an electric motor powered by a battery unit.
  • A hybrid car can have a claimed mileage of 30 km/l or more.
  • Looking for a hybrid car in India? Here are some of the best options.
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The ongoing transition from internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles to electric cars has seen a bunch of manufacturers join the EV bandwagon in the past few years. However, there is still a gap between ICE cars and EVs that strong-hybrid vehicles aim to bridge.

Hybrid cars are the ones that can run both on an ICE-based engine and an electric motor powered by a battery unit. Hybrid vehicles not only provide decent performance but also offer superior mileage as compared to petrol and diesel engine vehicles. Furthermore, a hybrid car can be a perfect option for those who are worried about the early adaption of electric vehicles.

2022 saw the introduction of a range of new hybrid cars, bringing the price of such vehicles to as low as it has ever been. If you are planning to purchase a hybrid car in 2023, we suggest you to take a look at below mentioned hybrid cards from brands such as Honda, MG, Maruti Suzuki and more.

Mileage and price compared



Hybrid carMileagePrice
Maruti Suzuki Baleno23.87km/lStarts from ₹5.98 lakh
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz28.09 km/lStarts from ₹10.99 lakh
Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder27.97 km/lStarts from ₹10.48 lakh
MG Hector Plus15.81 km/lStarts from ₹ 16.73 lakh
Toyota Innova Hycross21 km/lStarts from ₹ 18.3 lakh
Honda City Hybrid eHEV26.5 km/lStarts from ₹19.92 lakh

Top hybrid cars in India


Maruti Suzuki Baleno


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Top hybrid cars in India in 2023: Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, Honda City eHEV, and more

This hatchback features a bold design with a powerful drivetrain for a pleasurable driving experience. It comes equipped with a Dual VVT BS-VI engine with Idle Stop Start (ISS) technology that shuts down the engine when the car comes to a halt and instantly restarts when the brake is pressed. This feature helps in gaining more range out of the vehicle and this feature also comes in handy during long trips.

Price: Starts from ₹5.98 lakh (ex-showroom)
Engine (cc): 1197
Mileage: 23.87km/l
Features: Mobile app connectivity, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Head-up display, LED fog lamps, 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, Hill hold assist

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz


Top hybrid cars in India in 2023: Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, Honda City eHEV, and more
Ciaz 2022Image credits- Maruti Suzuki

Maruti Suzuki’s Ciaz is available in multiple hybrid models in India such as Delta, Smart Hybrid Sigma, Zeta, and Alpha. All these variants are packed with a K15 petrol engine that comes with smart hybrid technology, offering increased mileage and more power output. Similar to Baleno, Ciaz uses the same technology that shuts down the engine when in idle and silently turns it back on when it's time to move on.
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Price: Starts from ₹10.99 lakh (ex-showroom)
Engine (cc): 1490
Mileage: 23- 28.09 km/l
Features: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Keyless entry, Cruise control, Push start/stop ignition, Dual front airbags, NEXA Safety Shield

Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder


Top hybrid cars in India in 2023: Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, Honda City eHEV, and more
Hyryder 2022Image credits- Toyota

This fuel-efficient car is available in different hybrid variants, Hybrid – S, Hybrid – G, and Hybrid – V. This is the latest hybrid offering from Toyota with two engine options 1.5-liter, naturally aspirated petrol engine that produces 103HP and other 1.5-litre TNGA Atkinson Cycle petrol engine with strong-hybrid tech. The car flaunts a modern design and some latest tech inside and outside.

Price: Starts from ₹10.48 lakh (ex-showroom)
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Engine capacity (cc): 1490
Mileage: 27.97 km/l
Features: Remote vehicle ignition, Find my car, Smartwatch connectivity, 7-inch front touchscreen display, Surround view monitor, 6 units of airbags, Cruise control

MG Hector Plus


Top hybrid cars in India in 2023: Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, Honda City eHEV, and more
MG Hector Plus 2023Image credits- MG

This big and bulky 7-seater SUV from MG features an ultra-premium design and packs tons of smart features inside. Under the hood, the SUV has a 1451cc engine that produces 141bhp and 250Nm of torque. Coming to transmission, the car comes with a 6-speed manual gearbox. The car is available in three colour options, Starry Black, Aurora Silver and Candy White.

Price: Starts from ₹ 16.73 lakh (ex-showroom)
Engine capacity (cc): 1451
Mileage: 15.81 km/l
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Features: Mobile app connectivity (i-SMART), Digital key sharing, Traction Control System (TCS), ABS brake assist, Electric parking brake, Electronic Stability Program (ESP), Hill hold control

Toyota Innova Hycross


Top hybrid cars in India in 2023: Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, Honda City eHEV, and more
New InnovaImage credits- Toyota

The Toyota Innova Hycross is one of the latest entrants in the hybrid car market. The car features tons of new features and new technologies. The car comes loaded with 2.0 litres petrol engine and a powerful electronic motor that works parallel, producing 152hp of max power and 187Nm of max torque. Along with hybrid capabilities, the car can zip from 0 to 100 in just 9.5 seconds.

Price: Starts from ₹18.3 lakh (ex-showroom)
Engine capacity (cc): 1987
Mileage: 21 km/l
Features: 6 SRS airbags, Pre-collision system, Blind spot monitor (BSM), Panoramic sunroof, 360-degree camera view, Electrochromic IRVM, Multi-zone AC

Honda City Hybrid eHEV


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Top hybrid cars in India in 2023: Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, Honda City eHEV, and more
Honda City HybridImage credits- Honda

Honda City Hybrid eHEV has an i-MMD (Intelligent Multi-Mode Drive) hybrid powertrain that draws power from the combination of a petrol engine and two electric motors. Combining the power the car produces 108bhp and 253Nm of torque. The car is available in multiple colour options such as red, white, grey, metallic brown and silver.

Price: Starts from ₹19.92 lakh (ex-showroom)
Engine capacity (cc): 1498
Mileage: 26.5 km/l
Features: 6 airbag system, Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Agile Handling Assist (AHA), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Electric Parking Brake, One-push start/stop button, Remote engine start

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