Our Favorite Fuel Efficient Used Cars
Are you tired of hearing the news about the oil price hike? We can agree! Well, aside from maintenance, the one thing that kills the budget of car owners is the fuel. All drivers are aiming for fuel-efficiency so they can go farther from point A to point B with less spend. Few reminders when it comes to fuel efficiency: Always make sure your engine is in proper condition because an engine without proper maintenance will result in high fuel consumption.
Here are our favorite fuel-efficient cars:
This goes up to 11.4 to 12.99km per liter for Diesel Engines. Originally Toyota Kijang but it was rebadged in the Philippines as Tamaraw, Tamaraw FX, Tamaraw FX Revo then lastly, Innova- it has gone through a lot of rebranding but remains as one of the most popular MPVs here in the Philippines. Its fuel efficiency makes it ideal for business, family trips, and just everyday use.
For a displacement of 1.0, it still goes a long way. As per Philtoyota dot com, if you are running for 40kph in City driving, it can go 15.2 kilometers per liter but if you go for a long drive driving at 90kph, fuel consumption may go up to 24.3 kilometers per liter. Now that is very efficient!
A newcomer that was launched last 2014, Honda Brio is positioned as an entry-level for the Honda Jazz/Fit. Brio’s 1.2 CVT engine can give you 24.39 kilometers per liter with the help of Intelligent Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic control or in layman's term iVTEC, it improves fuel consumption on Honda vehicles.
This Honda subcompact crossover sport utility vehicle is very bold. BR-V is equipped with a 1.5 CVT engine and the fuel consumption achieved 22.58 kilometers per liter.
Like we mentioned a while ago about Honda’s technology iVTEC, Now what the i-VTEC technology does is it makes Honda engines work effectively by having multiple camshafts. This is the reason why Honda i-VTEC models have high performance and lower fuel consumption.
The sixth-generation Mitsubishi Mirage was released in 2012 and Mitsubishi developed a 1.2 liter 3 cylinder MIVEC engine. It also achieves 18 kilometers per liter and 15 kilometers per liter in city driving. With a 1.2cc displacement and 3 cylinder MIVEC engine, Mitsubishi is doing its best to be one of the most fuel-efficient non-hybrid cars in the Philippine Market.
Produced in 2008 and with 1.0 displacement, Suzuki Celerio can go 29.14 kilometers per liter for long drives. Efficient yet powerful, Suzuki’s variable valve timing technology and dual jet technology, fuel energy is more utilized and cooled exhaust gas recirculation results in higher fuel efficiency.
Korean Fan? This is a must-have. Kidding! Kia Morning also known as Kia Picanto is indeed Fuel efficient. With displacements of 1.0 to 1.2, Kia Picanto can go 25.6 Kilometers Per Liter. There are options for choosing an automatic or manual transmission. People say this car is too small but there is enough legroom. But still, it is efficient. Adapted from the Hyundai Technology, KAPPA Dual CVVT Engine, it boasts lower emission, improved economy, and good performance.
Released in 2018, the fuel consumption of this Chinese domestic market car is 23.8 kilometers per liter. Very efficient in a 1.4cc displacement engine. As we mentioned a while ago, Hyundai is using a KAPPA Variable Valve Timing for improved Fuel consumption.
One of the well-known subcompact car, Honda City’s i-VTEC technology is one of the main factors of its fuel efficiency that go up to 23.8 kilometers per liter and Honda added an Eco-Assist Technology, this system is designed by Honda to help maximize fuel efficiency for their specific driving conditions. Eco mode does save gas.
Fuel efficient cars are definitely one of the top considerations of used car buyers. If you want to know more- you can browse our catalog or talk to one of our specialists to get a car recommendation that’s perfect for you.