Most economical cars
The rising cost of fuel means that manufacturers face a constant battle to make their cars cheaper to run. Today's new car buyers have even more economical models than ever to choose from.
The latest diesel cars – such as the Golf BlueMotion and Peugeot 308 BlueHDi – now far exceed the economy of tiny petrol-engined city cars, while the number of hybrids on sale has never been bigger. The result is that no car here delivers less than 85mpg. The impressive BMW i3 tops the list with an incredible 470mpg.
If you are looking for a car that produces low CO2 emissions – to beat London's congestion charge and get cheap road tax – we would also suggest reading our guide to the best hybrids. Or check out our guide to the top ten electric cars for the ultimate in low running costs.
But for now, keep reading our list of the top 10 most economical cars on sale in the UK today.