With the seemingly never-ending fuel price increases, consumers continue to look for ways to minimize monthly costs. This has translated into an influx of customer requests in search of fuel-efficient cars, says car dealer WeBuyCars.
“The frequency of fuel price increases is a real pain for consumers, and although we do not have much control over the situation at the moment, people may be able to manage their monthly budget better by driving a fuel efficient car and there are some lots to consider. different car categories, ”said Rikus Blomerus, General Manager Marketing at WeBuyCars.
Blomerus said a car is considered a good fuel efficiency when it uses about five to eight liters per 100 km. A car that uses eight to 12 liters per 100 km is considered as average consumption and anything above 12 liters per 100 km is considered as poor fuel efficiency.
“Ultimately, it all comes down to finding the balance between your own unique need for cars and the most fuel-efficient companion. A fuel-efficient hatchback may not fit your current lifestyle, so you’d rather consider a fuel-efficient SUV or pickup truck,” he said. hy.
Data compiled by WeBuyCars shows some of the best cars, SUVs and pickups for fuel efficiency in South Africa at the moment:
Toyota Aygo 1.0 – 4.3 liters per 100 km
Renault Kwid Dynamique Automatic – 4.4 liters per 100 km
Volkswagen Polo Vivo 1.0TSI GT – 4.6 liters per 100 km
Kia Picanto 1.0L – 5.1 liters per 100 km
BMW X3 20D – 5.4 liters per 100 km
Ford EcoSport 1.5 TDCi Ambiente – 4.6 liters per 100 km
Renault Duster 1.5dCi Zen Automatic – 4.8 liters per 100 km
Volkswagen T-Cross 1.0TSi 70kW Comfortline – 4.8 liters per 100 km
Kia Seltos 1.5 CRDi EX – 5.1 liters per 100 km
Suzuki Ignis 1.2 GL – 5.1 liters per 100 km
Ford Ranger 2.2 DCI Double Cab – 6.5 liters per 100 km
Nissan Navara – 6.8 liters per 100 km
Toyota Hilux 2.4GD-6 Double Cab – 7.1 liters per 100 km
Mitsubishi Triton – 6.7 liters per 100 km
Isuzu D-Max 250 Double Cab – 7.7 liters per 100 km
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