Choosing the right fuel-efficient vehicleBy Kijiji Autos
If you're looking to save some money this year, there are few better ways to accomplish this than driving a fuel-efficient vehicle. Not only will a car with low fuel consumption save you money every month, it will pollute the environment far less than a traditional gas guzzler.
Typically, when we think about fuel-efficient vehicles, we imagine compact hybrids with zippy electric engines, but what about the family with three kids who all play hockey—is there an economical option for them? Our guide will exhibit a number of vehicles that are tailored for different lifestyles, all while remaining entirely fuel efficient.
To maintain consistency and availability, all of these models are from 2017 and can be found on Kijiji Autos.
Rivalling the SUV for passenger and cargo space, wagons are a strong choice for families that need a spacious vehicle. Their aerodynamic design cuts through the air while staying close to the ground, giving the handling a sporty feel that’s comparable to a sedan or coupe.
City: 5.5 L/100 km
Highway: 6.0 L/100 km
Combined: 5.8 L/100 km
City: 1.8 Lₑ/100 km
Highway: 2.1 Lₑ/100 km
Combined: 2.0 Lₑ/100 km
A versatile family vehicle, the SUV provides power and space with rugged performance. These vehicles are ideal for drivers who want extra room in a sleek package.
City: 9.2 L/100 km
Highway: 7.0 L/100 km
Combined: 8.2 L/100 km
City: 2.6 Lₑ/100 km
Highway: 2.5 Lₑ/100 km
Combined: 2.5 Lₑ/100 km
Sedans are available in a wide array of sizes, styles and price points, so there are a lot of options depending on what you need. From low-cost, entry-level vehicles to luxury models, sedans are inherently more efficient than utility vehicles.
City: 8.8 L/100 km
Highway: 6.5 L/100 km
Combined: 7.8 L/100 km
City: 1.6 Lₑ/100 km
Highway: 1.9 Lₑ/100 km
Combined: 1.7 Lₑ/100 km
Designed primarily for performance, coupes can be considered a sportier, two-door version of the classic sedan. Offering exceptional maneuverability with low drag, driving a coupe is all about having fun. Although interior space might seem limited, many coupes boast impressive trunk capacity.
City: 7.5 L/100 km
Highway: 5.9 L/100 km
Combined: 6.8 L/100 km
City: 8.4 L/100 km
Highway: 8.1 L/100 km
Combined: 8.3 L/100 km
Combined (EV): 3.1 Lₑ/100 km
Taking the sleek and sporty styling of the coupe one step further, convertibles belong in a category of their own. Ranging in size from two-seat sports car models to mid-size vehicles, almost everybody can enjoy feeling the wind through their hair while driving a convertible.
City: 8.5 L/100km
Highway: 6.3 L/100km
Combined: 7.5 L/100km
The ideal choice for families. Minivans offer a similar driving experience to that of a sedan, but with the forward visibility of a utility vehicle. They have plenty of storage, often featuring adjustable interiors to maximize space. Many come standard with an assortment of features to keep you and your family completely safe.
City: 12.9 L/100 km
Highway: 8.4 L/100 km
Combined: 10.9 L/100 km
Robust and powerful, pickup trucks are designed to get tough jobs done. If you need to tow or transport equipment or heavy-duty items, then you’ll be thankful for the capacity a pickup offers.
City: 12.2 L/100 km
Highway: 9.3 L/100 km
Combined: 10.9 L/100 km
Similar to wagons, hatchbacks are designed for families and drivers who have active lifestyles. Offering an abundance of storage space with sporty handling, these vehicles are a truly versatile option.
City: 6.4 L/100 km
Highway: 5.5 L/100 km
Combined: 6.0 L/100 km
City: 1.9 Lₑ/100 km
Highway: 2.1 Lₑ/100 km
Combined: 2.0 Lₑ/100 km
When choosing a new or nearly new car, it’s important to consider the needs of you and your family. One thing you don’t have to decide on, however, is choosing a fuel-efficient vehicle. Visit Kijiji Autos to find your next car that consumes less.
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