Top 3 Budget SUVs In The UAE

Suzuki Jimny 2018

With the growing demand for sport utility vehicles, many carmakers have also released more affordable models to the public. Like their expensive counterparts, budget SUVs can transport large quantities of cargo without sacrificing comfort and passenger safety. But with the variety of choices in the market, new car owners would find themselves overwhelmed by the data. Thus, this article aims to provide readers with a comprehensive list of the top 3 budget SUVs in the UAE for 2017.

Renault Duster 2017

Renault Duster 2017

The first contender is the 5-seater Renault Duster 2017, which comes with a price tag of AED 47,900. This French budget SUV has 16-inch steel wheels, a height of 1.7 meters, length of 4.3 meters, width of 2.0 meters, and a trunk capacity of 408 liters. Notable features include roof rails, daytime running lights, cigar lighter, ashtray, cruise control, trip computer, and fabric seats. Among its safety features include child seat anchors, airbags, immobilizer, and vehicle stability control.

Engine Capacity: 2.0 liters

Cylinders: 4 Cylinder

Fuel Tank Capacity: 50 liters

Fuel Economy: 8.9 L/100km

Horsepower: 135

Torque: 195 NM

Top Speed: 176 km/h

Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 11.4 seconds

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Hyundai Tucson 2017

Hyundai Tucson 2017 Side

Available for AED 83,900, the Hyundai Tucson 2017 is tough competitor for the title of best budget SUV in UAE. The Korean contender has chrome door handles, chrome plated radiator grille, roof rails, alloy wheels, and fog lamps. It also features cruise control, keyless entry, push button start, navigation system, leather seats, multi information display, and panoramic glass roof.  This spacious 5-seater SUV has a total storage capacity at 513 liters, and offers safety features like brake assist, airbags, child seat anchors, traction control, vehicle stability control, and parking sensors.

Engine Capacity: 2.4 liters

Cylinders: 4 Cylinder

Fuel Tank Capacity: 55 liters

Fuel Economy: 9.5 L/100km

Horsepower: 173

Torque: 226 NM

Top Speed: 180 km/h

Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 10.0 seconds

Suzuki Jimny 2017

Suzuki Jimny 2017

The Suzuki Jimny 2017, available for AED 65,000, completes this list. This petite 4-seater SUV stands at 1.67 meters, has a length of 3.67 meters, and a width of 1.60 meters. It has 15-inch alloy wheels, a single exhaust tip, roof rails, body colored mirrors, keyless entry, urethane steering, fabric seats, central locking, and a trunk capacity of 324 liters. Among its safety features include airbags, seatbelts, and an anti-lock brake system. 

Engine Capacity: 1.3 liters

Cylinders: 4 Cylinder

Fuel Tank Capacity: 40 liters

Fuel Economy: 7.7 L/100km

Horsepower: 84

Torque: 110 NM

Top Speed: 140 km/h

Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 16.4 seconds

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Verdict

Overall, it is the Renault Duster 2017 which offers the most features for the best price. Although not as fuel efficient as the Suzuki Jimny 2017, the French SUV has a bigger storage capacity and offers better engine performance than its Japanese rival. On the other hand, the more expensive Hyundai Tucson lands on the third spot for its large storage space, head-turning exterior, and comfortable interior.

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Top 3 Budget SUVs In The UAE
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Top 3 Budget SUVs In The UAE
Top 3 Budget SUVs In The UAE
Top 3 Budget SUVs In The UAE
Top 3 Budget SUVs In The UAE

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