In the market for a new automobile? There are many important factors to consider, but one of the key factors will be fuel efficiency. When you opt for an automobile which has high fuel returns it can save you money at the pump as well as through cheaper road tax. Not only this, but it will also be better for the environment and this is key in a time where there is so much focus on going eco-friendly.

Here are a few of the more fuel efficient automobiles to consider, most of which can be picked up for affordable prices in the used car market at places like FOW.


Peugeot 208

The excellent Peugeot 208 is proving to be a popular city car with a wide range of motorists thanks to its stylish looks, spacious interior and large boot. This is also one of the most economical vehicles on the market with the 75hp 1.6-litre diesel engine with claimed returns of 94.2 mpg which will help to keep the running costs down.

Renault Clio

The Renault Clio is a common sight on UK roads and this is because it is excellent value for money and one of the more reliable vehicles available. It will also appeal to those looking to save money at the pump with claimed fuel economy of an impressive 88 mpg.

Kia Rio

The Kia Rio is a stylish small city car with plenty of character and ideal for those in the market for a budget diesel automobile as it is cheap to buy with returns of 88 mpg – this is better than some hybrids. In addition to this, the Rio also comes with a seven-year warranty too.

Vauxhall Astra

The Astra from Vauxhall is another UK favourite and consistently amongst the best-selling automobiles in this country. It is easy to see why as the small family car has a spacious and quiet cabin, it is easy to drive and comes with lots of equipment as standard. It also sips fuel with claimed returns of 83 mpg.

Nissan Micra

The Nissan Micra is a funky 5-door city car that has a cool interior, an excellent seven-inch touchscreen and a fun driving performance. It is not the cheapest in its class, but the 90hp 1.5-litre diesel has claimed returns of 81 mpg which will help to keep costs down.

These are just a few of the more fuel-efficient vehicles currently available. This should always be an important factor when shopping for a vehicle as it will have a big impact on the overall cost that you end up paying and will also help to reduce damage to the environment.