Best used cars for fuel economy

One of the most important things to think about when you buy a car is the fuel economy. Do you want a model that will cost an arm and a leg to fill up every time? Whether you choose new or used, petrol or diesel, you should think about the costs. To help, we want to look at some of the second hand cars with the most impressive fuel efficiency. Then, if you need some help with car broking, you can come to us.

Toyota Prius 1.8 VVT-I

Car brokingThe Prius has a reputation as an eco-friendly model. This third gen version is no different, even for its bigger size. There is plenty to love about it, including the design, space, and features. It is also quiet and good to drive.

In terms of fuel efficiency, this model of the Prius is impressive. Even with a 1.8 litre engine, it can give you a lot for your money. At the time Toyota said it could do 72.4mpg, however, a figure somewhere in the high 50mpg is more likely, with better performance when you can rely on the electric part of the hybrid system.

Citroen C2

With the C2, Citroen have a small, simple vehicle. What is surprising though is how lightweight they are. Even with an impressive list of features, they are under a tonne. This means you get surprisingly quick vehicles. They are a really good choice for city driving.

You can get impressive fuel efficiency across the board with the C2, especially low fuel diesel models. It is possible to achieve as much as 577 miles on a tank of fuel. Even larger models with a 1.6 litre engine can get over 60mpg.

Peugeot 108

Next we have a model that will be familiar to everyone, including people who work in car broking. Peugeot’s 108 is a very popular city car, great for busy streets as well as tight car parks. It is perfect as a first car. It is small, compact, efficient, and full of tech.

The fuel economy is also fantastic here. The 1.0 litre engine and efficiency means you can achieve over 68mpg. If you choose a model with stop/start tech, you can increase this to over 74mpg.

Citroen C1

One of the main competitors to the 108, Citroen’s C1 is an impressive city car. It has a great design and is very easy to drive in busy urban settings. More importantly, it is one of the most cost effective models in a highly competitive market segment.

Again you have a 1.0 litre engine so low running costs. The fuel economy can ensure you get over 50mpg in various driving settings. Official stats say the C1 can achieve an average of 52.2mpg.

Fiat 500

Finally, we have one of the most eye-catching city cars. People love the design of the Fiat 500, inside and out. It has easily become an icon, one of Fiat’s most popular models. It is practical and fun to drive in the city too.

You also get impressive fuel economy with the Fiat 500, whatever type of engine you choose. There is a 1.2 litre petrol, a 1.4 litre petrol, a strange 0.9 litre, or a newer mild hybrid. In either case, you could expect to achieve 60mpg or more depending on how you drive.

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