As the gas, petrol and diesel prices are high, fuel economy is a very important factor that we need to consider while buying a car. So, below are listed some of the most fuel efficient cars. Read on to know.
Mitsubishi i-MiEV Overview
This is one of the cheapest all-electric cars available. It takes around 7 hours to get charged on a 240 volt, Level 2 charger, or 21 hours on a standard 110-volt charger. They allow an all-electric range of up to 62 miles. A claimed 111 mpg and 63 hp motor make this one guilt-free luxury saloon.
Thanks to the ingenious combination of electricity and gas-powered electric generator. The lithium- ion battery first allows you to drive gas-free up to 38 miles. Then the on-board gas-powered generator provides electricity so your car can run a total up to 380 miles on a full charge and full tank of gas.
Peugeot 308 1.6 Blue HDi
Due to its simplified, streamline design ethos, the New Peugeot is very efficient. It is capable of returning up to 9.1 mpg and emits just 82g/km Carbon di-oxide currently unheard of in any other car in this segment. Even the LED headlights are now more efficient, delivering a car where performance and efficiency are perfectly balanced.
VW Golf BlueMotion
The latest VW Golf is already one of the most fuel efficient cars you can buy with an average fuel economy of 85g/km emissions.most impressive is the claim that this sort of efficiency, and the car’s 50-liter fuel tank, allows for a potential driving range of 1,500 kms between fill-ups.
Hyundai i20 1.1 CRDi Blue
The new Hyundai Blue is set to be the most efficient non-electric, non-hybrid car on the market with its 74bhp 1.1-litre three-cylinder turbodiesel emitting only 84g/km of carbon di-oxide. Hyundai is the sister car to the Kia Rio, which features a less developed version of the same engine. The i20 also offers class-leading 88.3mpg economy. Its also spacious. It will comfortably seats three adults in the back and the boot is 295 litres- more than its sister car.
Ford focus ST
The new Ford Focus ST is fun to drive. This time the hatchback is available in two variants- petrol and diesel. The first diesel Ford Focus ST takes day-day usability and sportiness to a new level by delivering the most fuel-efficient and lowest emissions Ford performance car ever. The ST version offers 114g/km emissions, Auto-Start-Stop technology that improves fuel efficiency of 250PS 2.0 litre EcoBoost model by 6 per cent.
Volkswagen XL 1
Volkswagen’s dream of developing the world’s most fuel efficient car has finally been realized as the new XL1 got a mind-bending 261 mpg. With the car lighter and slippier, the 830cc, two-cylinder diesel engine and the 20kW electric motor can propel the XL1 well over 500 miles per gallon. This means a New York–to-Washington run would guzzle just about a gallon of diesel.
Tata Nano has been designated as most fuel efficient petrol car. it was developed keeping urban requirement s in mind, so the everything from size, pricing to the mileage, were kept accordingly. Nano offers 25.35 kmpl of mileage.
Smart ForTwo micro car
If you purely drive in the city and can live with two seats, the micro car is a good choice. Its tiny dimensions make parking the car easy too. Running costs and emissions are both low, too. Cars feature 83bhp engine that returns54.3mpg.