Best Off-Road SUVs To Buy in 2022 – Make Off-Roading Adventurous With These SUVs

best off-road suvs to buy in 2022

Our roads are flooded with SUVs from all brands currently. Today, we’ll highlight some of the best off-road SUVs that can be bought in 2022. These off-road cars with their four-wheel-drive systems lacking differentials and air springs offer an effortless ride even in the most difficult of terrains.

The following is a list of off-road SUVs to buy in 2022:

  1. Mahindra Thar
  2. Toyota Fortuner
  3. Toyota Land Cruiser
  4. Tata Safari
  5. Force Gurkha

Mahindra Thar



Mahindra Thar 2021

Mahindra Thar has an amazing ground clearance up to 226 mm and comes as a 4-seater. It is priced starting from Rs 12.20 lakh (ex-showroom price). The new generation Thar is offered with 2 engines:

  • A 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol
  • A 2.5-litre diesel engine

It gives a good mileage of 15.2 kmpl. Engine displacement is up to 2184 cc. Transmission options are a 6-speed manual or automatic. The SUV gets a 4-star rating in the GNCAP safety test.

Toyota Fortuner

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Toyota Fortuner is one of the best off-road SUVs in India that comes with a 4WD drivetrain. Both petrol and diesel engines are offered. A 2.8-litre diesel engine generates 450Nm torque and 174bhp power and is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. It gives a mileage of 12.9 kmpl. Ground clearance is up to 221 mm.

This 7-seater is offered for a price starting from Rs 30.34 lakh.

Toyota Land Cruiser

toyota land cruiser

The latest Land Cruiser is similar in size to its previous generation model. It has a boxier look and comes with high-mounted LED headlights and three trim-specific grille designs. The engine options are a new 3.5-litre turbocharged V6 engine or a 3.3-litre turbo diesel engine. The gearbox is a 10-speed direct-shift automatic transmission. In the luxury off-road SUV category, Land Cruiser is definitely ranked among the top 5.

Tata Safari


Tata Safari details

This mid-size crossover houses a 2.2-litre Varicor Diesel engine under its hood that generates up to 320Nm of torque and 140bhp. Transmission options are both 6-speed manual and automatic. Tata Safari is a constantly best-selling off-road vehicle in India. Its ex-showroom price begins at Rs 14.69 lakh. This 7-seater has a ground clearance of 205 mm and gives a mileage up to 16.14 kmpl.

Tata Safari is also offered in a Dark Edition that is priced from Rs 19.06 lakh (ex-showroom price) onwards.

Force Gurkha

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Force Motors’ New Gurkha is a compact crossover SUV and is driven by a 90PS, BS6 compliant 2.6-litre diesel engine with a 5-speed manual and automatic gearbox. This 7-seater off-road car has a ground clearance of up to 210 mm. It comes with an all-wheel drivetrain and a low-range transfer case and front and rear manual locking differentials as standard. The ex-showroom price of Gurkha begins at Rs 14 lakh and gives a mileage of 17 kmpl. The two-door is obviously not a family-friendly car but has an amazing handling on difficult terrains.

Apart from these vehicles, Maruti is all set to launch its Jimny somewhere around the April of 2022 in India. With an expected price of Rs 10 lakh, Jimny is expected to lock horns with Mahindra’s Thar. Another upcoming SUV is Tata’s Hexa Safari Edition which is being launched as a successor to the Safari and will come in 4×4 and 4×2 variants.

We can also look forward to the 2022 Mahindra Scorpio, Jeep Compass Trailhawk and more launches in 2022 in the off-road SUV segment.

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