Once in awhile you would want to get off the tarmac and hit the off-road trail and bring some adventure to your drive. Here is a list of top 10 off-roading vehicles in India 2016.
The Mahindra Thar is built to go off-road with its 4x4 capabilities and high ground clearance. The Thar is heavy on power too, it generates 103bhp from its 2.5-litre engine and a good amount of torque of 247Nm peaking at 2000rpm. The best part of the Thar is that you equip it with the best of tools for off-roading.
Maruti Suzuki Gypsy
The Gypsy is a purebred off-road vehicle, it does not tick all boxes when it comes to city driving condition, but when on off-road the Gypsy is built to tackle any obstacles. The Maruti Gypsy is powered by a 1.3-litre petrol engine producing 80bhp and 103Nm of torque.
The Safari from Tata is a premium SUV with the character for off-roading, made in India by an Indian manufacturer makes it a good package. So, if you are in city riding the premium Tata Safari, you can change gears and go off-road without much fuss. The Tata Safari is powered by 2.2-litre diesel engine, which develops 140bhp and a solid 320Nm of torque.
The Mahindra Scorpio is preferred by most as the best for driving through the city and take it to your farmhouse. The Scorpio tackles obstacles with ease with its powerful engine 2.2-litre diesel engine, churning out 120bhp and 290Nm of torque.
Here is the new SUV in town which can take you off-road with ease and you can feel comfortable and premium in the Renault Duster. With its deadly looks, it can take you off-road with great capability. The Renault Duster is powered by a 1.5-litre diesel engine which develops 108bhp and torque of 245Nm.
The Toyota Fortuner is the best-in-segment which offers you luxury with off-road capabilities, now you can take the Fortuner anywhere you want. The 3-litre diesel engine punches out 169bhp and a massive 343Nm of torque, this power will keep you going places not ventured.
Force Motors has come a long way in offering vehicles which are mainly built to go off-road. The Force Gurkha might not be the best looking off-roading vehicle, but its capabilities are good enough. The powertrain of the Force Gurkha is powered by 2.6-litre diesel engine, which develops 80bhp and a good torque of 230Nm.
Mercedes-Benz is an epitome when to comes luxury on wheels, however, they have ventured off-road as well with the awesome G-Class or G-Wagen, you might not even know that this model has been under production for the last 35 years. The mighty Mercedes-Benz G-Class is powered by 5.5-litre V8 petrol engine and pushes out 544bhp.
Range Rover Sport
The iconic automobile maker, Land Rover is a brand by itself made for off-roading. The Land Rover Sport is one such model which brings the sport in you. It is powered by 4.4-litre V8 diesel engine and produces 335bhp and 700Nm of torque. The SUV feels like a luxury sedan with the capabilities to tackle any obstacles like an off-roader.
Mitsubishi Pajero Sport
The Mitsubishi Pajero Sport name suggests it all that it will take you off-road with best of features to overtake any obstacles. The Pajero Sport is powered by a 2.5-litre diesel engine that produces 176bhp and 400Nm of torque.