The most economical cars in the UK

Fuel economy is extremely important when buying or leasing a car. We have put together lists of the most economical cars (both petrol and diesel) available in the UK.

Below is a list of the top 30 most economical cars in the UK.
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The BMW i3, one of the most economical cars currently available.

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BMW I3

Variant - Range Extender 5dr Auto
Engine Capacity - N/A
Transmission - Automatic
CO2 emissions - 13 g/km
Fuel type - Electric
MPG - 470.8
Tax Band - A

Chevrolet Volt

Variant - 5dr Auto
Engine Capacity - N/A
Transmission - Automatic
CO2 emissions - 27 g/km
Fuel type - Electric
MPG - 235.4
Tax Band - A

Vauxhall Ampera

Variant - Earth 5dr Auto
Engine Capacity - N/A
Transmission - Automatic
CO2 emissions - 27 g/km
Fuel type - Electric
MPG - 235.4
Tax Band - A

Volvo V60

Variant - D6 AWD PHEV R DESIGN Lux Nav 5dr Geartronic
Engine Capacity - 2 litre
Transmission - Automatic
CO2 emissions - 48 g/km
Fuel type - Diesel/PlugIn Elec Hybrid
MPG - 155.2
Tax Band - A

Mitsubishi Outlander

Variant - 2.0 PHEV GX3h 5dr Auto
Engine Capacity - 2 litre
Transmission - Automatic
CO2 emissions - 44 g/km
Fuel type - Petrol/PlugIn Elec Hybrid
MPG - 148.0
Tax Band - A

Toyota Prius

Variant - 1.8 VVTi Plug-in 5dr CVT Auto
Engine Capacity - 2 litre
Transmission - Automatic
CO2 emissions - 49 g/km
Fuel type - Petrol/PlugIn Elec Hybrid
MPG - 134.0
Tax Band - A

Porsche Panamera

Variant - 3.0 V6 S E-Hybrid 4dr Tiptronic S
Engine Capacity - 3 litre
Transmission - Automatic
CO2 emissions - 71 g/km
Fuel type - Petrol/PlugIn Elec Hybrid
MPG - 91.1
Tax Band - A

Peugeot 308

Variant - 1.6 BlueHDi 120 Active 5dr
Engine Capacity - 2 litre
Transmission - Manual
CO2 emissions - 82 g/km
Fuel type - Diesel
MPG - 91.1
Tax Band - A

Citroen DS5

Variant - 2.0 HDi Hybrid4 Airdream DSign 5dr EGS
Engine Capacity - 2 litre
Transmission - Automatic
CO2 emissions - 85 g/km
Fuel type - Diesel/Electric Hybrid
MPG - 85.6
Tax Band - A

Hyundai I20

Variant - 1.1 CRDi Blue 5dr
Engine Capacity - 1 litre
Transmission - Manual
CO2 emissions - 84 g/km
Fuel type - Diesel
MPG - 88.3
Tax Band - A

Kia Rio

Variant - 1.1 CRDi 1 EcoDynamics 5dr
Engine Capacity - 1 litre
Transmission - Manual
CO2 emissions - 85 g/km
Fuel type - Diesel
MPG - 88.3
Tax Band - A

Renault Clio

Variant - 1.5 dCi 90 ECO Dynamique MediaNav Energy 5dr
Engine Capacity - 2 litre
Transmission - Manual
CO2 emissions - 83 g/km
Fuel type - Diesel
MPG - 88.3
Tax Band - A

Skoda Octavia

Variant - 1.6 TDI CR GreenLine III 5dr
Engine Capacity - 2 litre
Transmission - Manual
CO2 emissions - 85 g/km
Fuel type - Diesel
MPG - 88.3
Tax Band - A

Volkswagen Golf

Variant - 1.6 TDI BlueMotion 3dr
Engine Capacity - 2 litre
Transmission - Manual
CO2 emissions - 85 g/km
Fuel type - Diesel
MPG - 88.3
Tax Band - A

Honda Insight

Variant - 1.0i Hybrid Electric 3dr
Engine Capacity - 1 litre
Transmission - Manual
CO2 emissions - 80 g/km
Fuel type - Petrol/Electric Hybrid
MPG - 83.1
Tax Band - A

Peugeot 3008

Variant - 2.0 e-HDi Hybrid4 Active 5dr EGC
Engine Capacity - 2 litre
Transmission - Automatic
CO2 emissions - 88 g/km
Fuel type - Diesel/Electric Hybrid
MPG - 83.1
Tax Band - A

Peugeot 508

Variant - 2.0 e-HDi Hybrid4 4dr EGC
Engine Capacity - 2 litre
Transmission - Automatic
CO2 emissions - 91 g/km
Fuel type - Diesel/Electric Hybrid
MPG - 80.7
Tax Band - A

Toyota Yaris

Variant - 1.5 VVT-i Hybrid Active 5dr CVT
Engine Capacity - 2 litre
Transmission - Automatic
CO2 emissions - 79 g/km
Fuel type - Petrol/Electric Hybrid
MPG - 80.7
Tax Band - A

Ford Fiesta

Variant - 1.6 TDCi [95] Edge ECOnetic II 3dr
Engine Capacity - 2 litre
Transmission - Manual
CO2 emissions - 87 g/km
Fuel type - Diesel
MPG - 85.6
Tax Band - A

SEAT Leon

Variant - 1.6 TDI Ecomotive SE 5dr
Engine Capacity - 2 litre
Transmission - Manual
CO2 emissions - 87 g/km
Fuel type - Diesel
MPG - 85.6
Tax Band - A

Smart Fortwo Cabrio

Variant - CDI Passion 2dr Auto
Engine Capacity - 1 litre
Transmission - Automatic
CO2 emissions - 88 g/km
Fuel type - Diesel
MPG - 85.6
Tax Band - A

Smart Fortwo Coupe

Variant - CDi Edition Lightshine 2dr Softouch Auto
Engine Capacity - 1 litre
Transmission - Automatic
CO2 emissions - 86 g/km
Fuel type - Diesel
MPG - 85.6
Tax Band - A

Vauxhall Corsa

Variant - 1.3 CDTi [95] ecoFLEX Design 3dr [AC] [Start Stop]
Engine Capacity - 1 litre
Transmission - Manual
CO2 emissions - 88 g/km
Fuel type - Diesel
MPG - 85.6
Tax Band - A

Lexus CT

Variant - 200h 1.8 S 5dr CVT Auto
Engine Capacity - 2 litre
Transmission - Automatic
CO2 emissions - 82 g/km
Fuel type - Petrol/Electric Hybrid
MPG - 78.5
Tax Band - A

Toyota Auris

Variant - 1.8 VVTi Hybrid Icon 5dr CVT Auto
Engine Capacity - 2 litre
Transmission - Automatic
CO2 emissions - 84 g/km
Fuel type - Petrol/Electric Hybrid
MPG - 78.5
Tax Band - A

Citroen C3

Variant - 1.4 e-HDi Airdream VTR+ 5dr EGS
Engine Capacity - 1 litre
Transmission - Automatic
CO2 emissions - 87 g/km
Fuel type - Diesel
MPG - 83.1
Tax Band - A

Ford Focus

Variant - 1.6 TDCi Edge ECOnetic 5dr [88g/km]
Engine Capacity - 2 litre
Transmission - Manual
CO2 emissions - 88 g/km
Fuel type - Diesel
MPG - 83.1
Tax Band - A

MINI Hatchback

Variant - 1.5 One D 3dr
Engine Capacity - 2 litre
Transmission - Manual
CO2 emissions - 89 g/km
Fuel type - Diesel
MPG - 83.1
Tax Band - A

Peugeot 208

Variant - 1.4 e-HDi Access+ 3dr EGC
Engine Capacity - 1 litre
Transmission - Automatic
CO2 emissions - 87 g/km
Fuel type - Diesel
MPG - 83.1
Tax Band - A

Skoda Fabia

Variant - 1.2 TDI CR GreenLine II 5dr
Engine Capacity - 1 litre
Transmission - Manual
CO2 emissions - 88 g/km
Fuel type - Diesel
MPG - 83.1
Tax Band - A

Above is a list of the top 10 most economical cars in the UK.
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