The world is entering a fuel efficient stage, where new cars are developed keeping in mind the importance of fuel consumption.
The Peugeot 208 BlueHDi
The French vehicle manufacturer created one of the best cars for crowded city. It has START & STOP technology which only helps for it’s great fuel consumption of a combined 3,0 liters/100 km - 94 MPG (UK) - 78 MPG (US). While our calculations show that a real consumption for the Peugeot 208 BlueHDi would be of 4,5 liters/100 km - 63 MPG (UK) - 53 MPG (US), it’s still a great deal. It’s a great hatchback, mainly to be used in cities and features decent options to configure for a better comfort. As well, it has a power of 99 HP and a Top Speed of 187 km/h. The interesting fact about this car is that it has 4 cylinders and a great power but still a very good fuel consumption.
Volkswagen Polo 1.4 TDI BlueMotion
The New Polo from the VW it also poses the feature of having a low fuel consumption with only 3.1 liters/100 km - 91 MPG (UK) - 76 MPG (US). Using the Motoreu calculations, we believe that the real fuel consumption for VW Polo 1.4 TDI BlueMotion is of 4.7 liters/100 km - 62 MPG (UK) - 52 MPG (US). These numbers increase are generally made available because of the 3 cylinder technology that more and more car manufacturers are choosing in order to get better gas consumptions. This Polo 1.4 TDI has a power of 75 HP and a top speed of 178 km/h.
Opel Corsa 1.3 CDTI ecoFlex Start&Stop Easytronic
The Opel model, which is sold as Vauxhall in UK and other countries, is also a small car perfect for cities. On the same page with the Polo, it comes with only 3 cylinders, but the engine’s power is of 95 HP and can reach a Top Speed of 182 km/h. Regarding the manufacturer’s stated combined fuel consumption it is of 3.1 liters/100km - 91 MPG (UK) - 76 MPG (US) - and according to our calculations the real consumption is of 4.7 liters/100 km - 62 MPG (UK) - 52 MPG (US). These numbers are basically same with the VW Polo 1.4 TDI.
Peugeot 308 BlueHDi STOP&START
Probably, the best car compared in this article, since it’s a Medium Hatchback car, the Peugeot 308 also integrates the STOP&START technology adding value to saving fuel. The 2018 Peugeot 308 has a power of 120 HP and a Top Speed 196 km/h making it the most powerful but yet fuel efficient car in 2018. More than that, the Combined Fuel Consumption is 3,1 liters/100 km - 91 MPG (UK) - 76 MPG (US). Using our algorithms we believe that the actual fuel consumption Peugeot 308 BlueHDi is of 62 MPG (UK) - 52 MPG (US).
In conclusion we can say that there are great options for efficient diesel cars in 2018. If you are looking for a powerful medium car with great fuel consumption than the Peugeot 308 BlueHDi it’s the perfect choice.