In Vietnam, the 7-seater SUV market has been very vibrant in recent times. This is a segment that Vietnamese customers pay great attention to due to its practicality and high safety. Below are some 7-seater SUV models in the price range of 1 billion VND that are worth the money.
The Hyundai Santa Fe is an high ground clearance SUV from Hyundai and has always been one of the hottest models since its launch. The car has a youthful and modern appearance, characteristic of Korean branded cars. In addition, the Hyundai Santa Fe stands out with its many technologies and features compared to its competitors in the same segment.
Hyundai Santa Fe is available in Vietnam with 4 versions and 2 engine variants:
Theta III 2.5L Smartstream gasoline engine (code G4KM) with multi-point fuel injection for a maximum power output of 180 horsepower and maximum torque of 232 Nm.
Smartstream D2.2 diesel engine (code D4HE) with a maximum power of 202 horsepower and maximum torque of 441 Nm.
Starting price: 1.03 – 1.34 billion VND
2. Honda CR-V
The next name that cannot be missed when it comes to 7-seater SUVs in the 1 billion VND price range is the Honda CR-V. This is one of the flagship products of the Japanese brand in the Vietnamese market.
The Honda CR-V is not only praised for its masculine and elegant appearance but also highly rated for its impressive performance and fuel efficiency in the segment. It is worth noting that this is the first car from Honda equipped with the Honda Sensing safety system.
The Honda CR-V in Vietnam is equipped with a VTEC TURBO 1.5L turbocharged engine with a maximum power of 188 horsepower. The average fuel efficiency is 6.9L/100km.
Starting price: 998 million – 1.138 billion VND
The Toyota Fortuner is a mid-range versatile SUV that inherits many strengths from the Japanese brand such as retaining value, robust operation, and minimal breakdowns. The Toyota Fortuner impresses with its harmonious design, balancing the luxury of urban areas with the ruggedness of SUVs.
In the 2022 version, the Toyota Fortuner receives many valuable upgrades in terms of convenience and safety features. Some notable equipment on the 2022 Toyota Fortuner includes: 7-inch touch screen (8-inch for the high-end version); DVD player with smartphone connectivity, Bluetooth, AUX, HDMI, navigation; new high-quality JBL 11-speaker sound system for the 2.8AT and 2.7AT 4×4 versions; smart key and push-button start;… Especially, the Legender version is also integrated with a hands-free tailgate opening feature to make operation simpler and more convenient.
The Toyota Fortuner 2022 in Vietnam is available with 3 engine options:
2.4L 2GD-FTV Diesel engine, 4 straight cylinders with a maximum power of 147 horsepower at 3,400 rpm, maximum torque of 400 Nm at 1,600 rpm, combined with a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel drive.
2.7L 2TR-FE Petrol engine, 4 straight cylinders with a maximum power of 164 horsepower at 5,200 rpm, maximum torque of 245 Nm at 4,000 rpm, combined with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel drive or 4-wheel drive.
2.8L 1GD-FTV Diesel engine, 4 straight cylinders with a maximum power of 201 horsepower at 3,400 rpm, maximum torque of 500 Nm at 1,600 rpm, combined with a 6-speed automatic transmission. 4-wheel drive.
The 2.8L versions are equipped with 3 driving modes: ECO, NORMAL, and SPORT. In which, ECO mode helps the car optimize fuel consumption, and SPORT mode enhances performance when overtaking, climbing hills, or carrying heavy loads.
Starting price: 1.015 – 1.467 billion VND
4. Ford Everest
When it comes to the 7-seater SUV segment, it would be incomplete without mentioning the Ford Everest. One of the factors that contributes to the success of the Ford Everest is its design. This car has a distinct “American” appearance, bold and strong.
One thing that cannot be ignored when evaluating the Ford Everest is its off-road capabilities. The more difficult the terrain, the more the Everest demonstrates its true “SUV” attributes.
The Ford Everest in Vietnam offers 2 engine options:
2.0L Bi-Turbo diesel engine, maximum power of 207 horsepower and maximum torque of 500 Nm, combined with a 10-speed automatic transmission and 4-wheel drive.
2.0L turbocharged diesel engine, maximum power of 168 horsepower and maximum torque of 405 Nm, combined with a 6-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive.
Starting price: 1.099 – 1.452 billion VND
If we only consider performance and practicality, the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is a worthy choice in the 1 billion VND 7-seater SUV segment. As an off-road vehicle with impressive performance, the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is a perfect choice for those who are passionate about conquering challenges.
The Mitsubishi Pajero Sport 2022 in Vietnam uses a 2.4L MIVEC diesel engine with a maximum power of 181 horsepower at 3,500 rpm and maximum torque of 430 Nm at 2,500 rpm, combined with an 8-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel drive or 4-wheel drive.
Starting price: 1.13 – 1.365 billion VND