Fuel prices have been steadily increasing lately. Gasoline becomes more expensive several times a year, and therefore fuel consumption is a good reason for choosing a particular car. Over the years of use of the vehicle, the difference in fuel costs can be such that it would be enough to buy a new car. In addition, budget transportation is not always small and slow.
Toyota Prius belongs to the top line in the rating of cars with small fuel consumption. In this car, the dynamism of the gasoline engine is combined with the economy of the electric motor. The volume of the internal combustion engine with an output of 99 hp is 1.8 liters, in the city cycle the vehicle consumes 3.9 liters per 100 km, on the highway – 3.7 liters. Engines can be used together (in this case their capacities are summed up) or separately, when using ECO-mode gasoline consumption decreases.
This hatchback is suitable for daily use, it can be considered as a family car due to the spacious interior, spacious trunk, ergonomic characteristics, as well as pleasant exterior and interior.
The car with low fuel consumption, occupying the second line in the rating, is Smart Fortwo – despite its small size, it is very fast. The engine volume is only 1 liter, and the power is 71 hp – these indicators are quite enough to operate a small car that can reach a maximum speed of 145 km/h.
Gasoline consumption of the car is small – in urban conditions it spends only 4.5 liters per 100 km, in the countryside and at all 3.9 liters. Economical and neat vehicle is ideal for girls. In addition, its small size will not cause any difficulties in parking in the conditions of a large city.
Full-size, yet economical Mazda 3 with a 115-horsepower 1.5 liter engine saw the light of day in 2014. The sedan is characterized by a representative appearance that distinguishes it from competitors in its class. Dynamic and speed characteristics of the car can not boast. Its creators staked on the comfort inherent in business class cars.
It takes 11.6 seconds to accelerate the vehicle to a speed of 100 km/h, the maximum speed is 193 km/h. In the configuration with a 5-speed manual transmission on the highway consumes 4.8 liters of fuel per 100 km of travel.