The best cars with the lowest fuel consumption


Many believe that the best modern cars should consume a minimum of fuel and show good dynamics. The choice in favor of saving is obvious, given the price of fuel. In Europe, they value savings more than in Russia, but this is a matter of time. Already, buyers are not looking at power and speed characteristics, but more on the efficiency of the machine.

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We have collected the top ten most economical cars for fuel consumption. Most of them are sold in Russia. Our top 10 will help simplify the selection of cars that do not have to fill every day.

The choice towards an economical car is fully justified. Plus, efficient cars are not always slow and small.

With the help of the proposed top economical cars you see this.

Rating includes representatives of such automakers:

  • Peugeot;
  • Vauxhall (Opel);
  • Volkswagen;
  • THAT;
  • Skoda;
  • Renault;
  • Ford;
  • Seat.

Among them, chose ten cars, which formed the rating of the most economical cars.

Peugeot 208

The pioneer in the top 10 most economical cars became a Frenchman. Quite a popular car in Russia, equipped with a 1.6-liter diesel engine. It is called BlueHDI.

Peugeot 208

During the tests, the car overcame a little more than 2,150 km, costing 43 liters of diesel fuel. As a result, the average consumption was 2.0 liters per 100 kilometers.

This is a kind of record set under the supervision of specialists from test centers. That is, this is not the marketing move of the Peugeot company, but real numbers. For the transparency of the test, several drivers were involved, who changed each other every few hours. In 38 hours they burned 43 liters of fuel.

Such an official record allowed to recognize the car as the most economical among cars without hybrid power plants in Europe.

Peugeot 308

If you do not like compact cars, you can get yourself at least an economical Peugeot with an index of 308.

Peugeot 308

Different motors can stand under its hood, but the most economical is the 1.6 BlueHDI.

In the mixed mode of the engine, this large family hatchback consumes about 3.5 liters per 100 kilometers. This allowed to make the car the most economical in its class.

With such a small appetite, the car can accelerate to 196 kilometers per hour and from zero to hundreds to gain in 9.7 seconds.


This is the brainchild of Vouxhall, representing the class of compact hatchbacks. Corsa (Corsa) occupies a leading position in terms of profitability in its segment.

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Per 100 kilometers the car needs 2.6 liters of fuel. At the same time the level of emissions of CO2 makes only 85 g that speaks about a fine ecological car.

Buying Korsu, you save on everything. After all, apart from an economical 1.3-liter engine CDTI EcoFlex with a flow rate of 2.6 liters, the car itself costs about 13-14 thousand dollars.


The representative of the company Skoda with an incredible engine. It is called the Greenline II. This is a 1.2 liter TDI turbodiesel. In the city of Fabia you need 4 liters, and the average is 3.4 liters.

Skoda Fabia

Mr. Plattner, who is a famous race car driver, showed the true capabilities of the Fabia with this motor. He traveled 2,000 kilometers, having spent one full tank of 45 liters. The speed was an average of 82 km / h. Calculations showed an average consumption of 2.2 liters per 100 kilometers.


Incredibly economical machine from the Korean manufacturer KIA. Since 2011, the company has been producing reference vehicles in terms of fuel costs.


But the appearance of the Kia Rio with a 1.1-liter 3-cylinder diesel engine at the end of 2016 caused a stir. To overcome 100 kilometers, a Korean needs 2.6 liters of fuel.

Although the car itself in the initial configuration is quite poor, reliability, build quality and fuel consumption at the highest level. This is all thanks to the CRDi engine. Accelerates to 160 km / h, and a hundred from the place is gaining in 15 seconds. Excellent compact choice for the city.


Another Frenchman, but now from Renault (Renault). All members of the Clio family are very economical. There is a good turbo engine on gasoline in the line of engines, consuming 3.7 liters per 100 kilometers.

Renault Clio

But the diesel engine became the real pride of engineers. With a volume of 1.5 liters, he spends 2.6 liters of fuel, accelerates to 180 km / h and gains 100 km / h from a standstill in 12 seconds.

Given the cost of refueling and maintenance, Clio becomes one of the cheapest cars in Russia.


The Czech company never ceases to delight customers with beautiful, practical, and now also economical models.

Skoda Octavia

Yes, Octavia with its 1.6 TDI 110PS Greenline engine is not the most economical in the world. But if you take into account the large size and capacity, the flow rate of 2.6 liters from 197 km / h of maximum speed looks very impressive.

Octavia will be an excellent choice for those who appreciate the economy, practicality and capacity of the car at the same time. You do not have to sacrifice comfort for the sake of a small appetite machine.


No rating can do without Volkswagen. Here and in the top of economical cars found a representative. This is a Golf with a BlueMotion 1,4 TSI engine. Consumes 2.5-2.7 liters, accelerates to 204 km / h and in many respects surpasses its class competitors.

Volkswagen Golf

Diesel engine allows for a full tank to overcome 1600 kilometers. CO emissions2 while 85 g, which also deserves respect.

In addition to a small appetite, Golf is valued for practicality and a roomy trunk, which adds to the German more advantages.


Ford is offering fans of the economy a Fiesta model with an Econetic 1.6-liter TDCI engine.

Ford Fiesta

The car costs from 15 thousand dollars. For this money, you get a 3 or 5-door hatchback, 178 km / h of maximum speed and 2.75 liters of diesel fuel per 100 kilometers of travel.

All indicators at the Fiesta at the highest level. Plus, the car received the highest score on the tests Euro NCAP. So the car deserves the highest attention.

Seat Leon

A kind of analogue of the VW Golf, which was mentioned above. After all, Seat owner VW.

Seat Leon

Leon with its 1.6-liter TDI Ecomotive engine delivers excellent fuel consumption. The engine is similar to the Golf, because no one will be surprised by the consumption of 2.75 liters and CO emissions2 at level 87

In this case, Leon looks more sporty and attractive than the German equivalent. This allowed the car to gain widespread popularity. The merger with Volkswagen clearly benefited the Seat, as these cars are now included in various tops, including our fuel efficient cars rating.

The choice of the best on economical indicators of the car depends on you. As you can see, it is not necessary to have a hybrid power plant in order to consume less than 4 or even 3 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers of road.

The top heads are mostly diesel engines. But among the gasoline engines have their best economy.

And what is your priority? Write in the comments what criteria you rely on when buying a car and how important is the fuel consumption factor for you. It will be interesting to know your opinion.