Usually the petrol cars are using more fuel than their diesel counterparts, but in 2018 there are good alternatives.
Citroen C1 VTi Stop&Start
The French manufacturers designed and build this Small Car perfect for cities, with a 3 cylinders engine and total power of 69 HP. The top speed is of only 157 km/h, but its fuel consumption is great going to a combined of 3.8 liters/100km - 74 MPG (UK) - 62 MPG (US). Our tests show that in real life, the car consumes 6.2 liters/100km or 45 MPG (UK) - 38 MPG (US), which is really good for a gasoline car.
Peugeot 108 e-VTi STOP&START
This small city car from Peugeot, has a 3 cylinders engine with a power of 69 HP. The top speed is of 160 km/h and an acceleration of 13 seconds. The car’s manuls states that the car has a combined fuel consumption of 3.8 liters/100km - 74 MPG (UK) - 62 MPG (US). Our calculations states that the actual fuel consumption for the Peugeot 108 e-VTi is of a combined 6.2 liters/100km - 45 MPG (UK) - 38 MPG (US).
Toyota Aygo 1.0 x
The Toyota’s offer for 2018 as a small city car is equipped with a small 3 cylinders engine and a power of 69 HP. The Top speed goes to 160 km/h and the acceleration is 14.2 seconds. Regarding the fuel consumption, our calculations states that the Toyota Aygo’s 2018 1.0 x is of 6.2 liters/100km or 45 MPG (UK) - 38 MPG (US).
Fiat 500 0.9 8V Twin Air Start&Stop
The other alternative for a fuel efficient car in 2018 is the Italian Fiat 500. This small car designed for crowded cities has a combined fuel consumption of 3.8 liters/100km - 74 MPG (UK) - 62 MPG (US). The engine is small with only 86 HP, but because of the new technologies integrated, it has a good acceleration of 11 seconds and a top speed of 173 km/h. The motoreu’s calculations show that this car has a combined real fuel consumption of only 6.0 liters/100km or 47 MPG (UK) - 39 MPG (US).
In conclusion, all of these small city cars are fuel efficient, providing a alternatives for 2018, where the Fiat 500 is a little more powerful has a better top speed and consumes slightly less than it’s counterparts.