Top 10 most fuel-efficient used diesel cars - Part 2

07/04/2018

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Check out our completed list for ten most fuel-economic used diesel car models.

In our previous article Top 10 most fuel-efficient used diesel cars - Part 1we named the Seat Leon (the 2013 and older versions),the Volkswagen Polo (the 2009 and older versions), the Estate Skoda Octavia (the 2013 and older versions), the Dacia Sandero (the 2013 and older versions), Nissan Qashqai (the 2014 and older versions) as the top fuel-efficient used diesel vehicles, today let us at Naijauto.com wrap up the list with 5 remaining models. Check them all below.

6. Hatchback MINI (the 2006-2013 versions)

  • Advantages:  extremely alluring look
  • Disadvantages:  Small cargo space, narrow rear seats.
  • Editor rating: 4.5 stars
  • Best version: the 1.6 D (08/10 on) 3d
  • Used car prices: N1,6m- N7.5m (For reference only)

Angular front of the Mini hatchback

The Mini needs more improvement on its narrow rear seats and small cargo space 

Although the Mini is a luxury car, you still have the opportunity to use an affordable car if you choose the last-generation hatchback, including the diesel version with a very moderate price. The 1.6-liter diesel engine of the standard version has a good fuel consumption of 31.46km/l and the CO2 emission of 99g/km. The hatchback has a capacity of 88 horsepower and can accelerate from 0 to 100km/h in 11 seconds.

However, according to the car experts, the Mini needs more improvement because of its narrow rear seats and small storage compartment. Although there is no various standard equipment, the optional list is quite attractive, especially when the car is quite new.

7. The BMW 1 Series (the 2011 version and its descendants)

  • Advantages:  exotic appearance
  • Disadvantages:  quite cramped rear compartment.
  • Editor rating: 4.5 stars
  • Best version: 116d EfficientDynamics 5d
  • Used car prices: N4.2m- N16.5m (For reference only)

Angular front of the BMW 1

The new BMW 1 Series technology focuses on efficiency

The BMW 1 Series is the only two-wheel drive car in this car line. It can still deliver an excellent balance and driving experience. Regardless of the drive system, the BMW 1 Series still stands out thanks to its stylish exterior and classy interior. Recently, the BMW 1 Series welcomed the second millionth car.

The new BMW 1 Series technology focuses on efficiency, particularly keeping the fuel efficiency stay at 31.46km/l and 99g/km of CO2 emission. The car has a capacity of 114 horsepower and can accelerate from 0 to 100km/h in just over 10 seconds.

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8. Hatchback Mazda 3 (the 2013 version and its descendants)

  • Advantages:  Unique exterior, neat interior.
  • Disadvantages:  less practicality compared to its competitors
  • Editor rating: 4 stars
  • Best version: 2.2d Sport Nav (Leather) 5d
  • Used car prices: N4.9m - N9.8m (For reference only)

Angular front of the Mazda 3

The Mazda3 hatchback can accelerate from 0 to 100km/h in about 7.8 seconds

The capacity of the Mazda engines is a half liter larger than the other models in the list. Due to its light weight, the fuel consumption of this hatchback model is 28.91km / l, engine power is 147 horsepower and maximum torque is 380Nm. The Mazda3 hatchback can accelerate from 0 to 100km/h in about 7.8 seconds. However, its CO2 emission is up to 107g/km. It is featured with Sport Nav (leather) including 18-inch alloy wheels, satellite navigation, and adaptive headlights.

9. Hatchback Ford Mondeo (the 2007- 2014 versions)

  • Advantages: spacious interior, driving comfort.
  • Disadvantages: smaller cargo space than on the Octavia 
  • Editor rating: 5 stars
  • Best version: 1.6 TDCi Eco Edge (Smart Key) 5d
  • Used car prices: N1.05m - N9.2m (For reference only)

Angular front of the Ford Mondeo  

Economical oil-powered engine with smart key consumes 28.91km/l of fuel

The Ford Mondeo has been an excellent family car for many years due to its excellent combination of reasonable price and comfortable driving experience. Economical oil-powered engine with smart key consumes 28.91km/l of fuel and has a CO2 emission of 109g/km. The engine power is of 113 horsepower and acceleration time is from 0 to 100km/h in 11.5 seconds. The 540l storage compartment is quite wide but not comparable to the Skoda Octavia. The rear door of this hatchback is easy to access the storage compartment.

10. Peugeot 5008 (the 2010 and newer versions)

  • Advantages: Good driving experience, flexible seat layout.
  • Disadvantages:  Reluctant automatic gearboxes
  • Editor rating: 4.5 stars
  • Best version: 1.6 e-HDi (115 hp) Active 5d EGC
  • Used car prices: N2.4M - N9m (For reference only)

Angular front of the Peugeot 5008

The 1.6-liter oil engine with the CO2 emission of 126g/km is still acceptable for the large car version

This is the only 7-seat car in this list and also the only automatic car. The fuel-efficient Peugeot 5008 consumes only 27.63 km/l. The 1.6-liter oil engine with the CO2 emission of 126g/km is still acceptable for the large car version.

The 115 horsepower version can accelerate from 0 to 100km / h in 12.2 seconds. Interior space of the car is quite huge for 7 passengers. If you fold the second and third seat row, you will have a storage compartment capacity of 1.754l.

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