SsangYong Rexton 4x4 diesel - €21,581

SsangYong Rexton made it to the top ten cheapest SUVs in Romania, with a starting price of €21,581 (VAT included).

Its main advantages are the confort and Mercedes engine.

Rexton is a Korean product with Italian genes, and styled by Giugiaro.

Engine: 2.7 liters, 165 HP
Standard Euro Emissions: Euro 4
Manual transmission five speeds
Top speed: 177 km/h
0 to 100km/h: 13.2 seconds
Mixed fuel consumption: 8.9 liters
CO2 emissions: 232 g/km

Hyundai Tucson 4x4 - €21,408

Hyundai Tucson 4x4 diesel took the eight spot in the list. The car got a new facelift this year, and is marketed under the name ix35.

Engine: 2.0 liters, 140HP
Standard Euro Emissions: Euro 4
Transmission: Manual transmission with six speeds
Top speed: 178 km/h
0-100km/h: 12 seconds
Mixed fuel consumption: 7 liters
CO2 emissions: 184 g/km

Suzuki Grand Vittara 4x4 diesel - €20,500

The three-door version 4x4 Diesel has a price discount of €2,500, from €22,900 (VAT included).

Engine: 1.9 liters, 129 HP
Standard Euro Emission: Euro 5
Transmission: Manual transmission with five speeds
Top speed – km/h
0-100km/h: 12.8 seconds
Mixed fuel consumption: 7 liters
CO2 emission: 183 g.km
Boot size: 184 liters.

SsangYong Actyon 4x4 diesel - €19,583

Actyon is the only SUV priced below €20,000 to have an automatic gearbox.

Engine: 2.0 liters, 141 HP
Standard Euro Emission: Euro 4
Transmission: Automatic gearbox with four speeds
Top speed: 162 km/h
0-100km/h: 13.5 seconds
Mixed fuel consumption: 8.5 liters
CO2 emission: 216 g/km
Boot size: 625 liters.

Skoda Yeti 4x4 diesel - €19,155

Yeti also has good performances, with 6 liter fuel consumption and top speed of 174 km/h, the car comes with a price below €20,000

Engine: 2.0 liters 110 HP
Standard Euro Emission: Euro 5
Transmission: Manual transmission with six speeds, fully synchronized
Top speed: 174 km/h
0-100km/h: 12.2 s
Combined fuel consumption: 6 liters
CO2 emission: 159 g/km
Boot size: 415 liters.

Toyota Urban Cruiser 4x4 diesel - €19,152

Urban Cruiser is a mini SUV with diesel engine and four wheel drive. It may be a good choice for those looking for a low fuel consumption (4.9 liters combined).

Engine: 1.4 liters 90HP
Standard Euro Emission: Euro 4
Transmission: Manual transmission with six speeds
Top speed: 175 km/h
0-100km/h: 12.5 seconds
Combined fuel consumption: 4.9 liters
CO2 emission: 130 g/km
Boot size: 305 liters

Fiat Sedici 4x4 diesel - €19,073

Sedici is the fastest 4x4 diesel below €20,000, as it can reach up to 180 km/h.

Engine: 2.0 liters, 135 HP
Standard Euro Emission: Euro 5
Transmission: Manual transmission with six speeds
Top speed: 180 km/h
0-100km/h: 11.2 seconds
Combined fuel consumption: 5.5 liters
CO2 emission: 143g/km
Boot size: 270 liters.


Tata Safari Dicor 4x4 diesel - €18,300

Safari Dicor is manufactured by the Indian-based Tata that rolls out the cheapest car in the world, Nano. Tata Safari is the most spatious 4x4 diesel in Romania costing below €20,000.

Engine: 2.2 liters, 140 HP
Standard Euro Emission: Euro 4
Transmission: Manual transmission with five speeds
Top speed: 160 km/h
0-100km/h: 15.8 seconds
Combined fuel consumption: 11.5 liters

Suzuki SX4 4x4 - €18,200

At a price below €20,000, SX4 can be a good alternative to an SUV, with four-wheel drive and diesel engine.

Engine: 2.0 liters, 135 HP
Standard Euro Emission: Euro 5
Transmission: Manual transmission with six speeds
Top speed: 180 km/h
Combined fuel consumption: 5.5 liters
CO2 emission: 143 g/km
Boot size: 270 liters

Dacia Duster 4x4 diesel - €14,700

The ‘made in Romania’ SUV is the best option for a Romanian driver seeking a 4x4 diesel car at a low price.

Enginel: 1.5 liters, 110 HP
Standard Euro Emission: Manual transmission with six speeds
Top speed: 168 km/h
0-100km/h: 12.5 seconds
Combined fuel consumption: 5.6 liters
CO2 emission: 145g/km
Boot size: 475 liters.