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Here you'll find everything green related. Greener driving that is!
We have blogs all about the most economical cars, how to drive greener and also some inside info about electric charging points and the cost of used electric cars.
We've even added a few extra tips and useful knowledge about saving fuel and your money!
As the concern surrounding climate change continues to rise, more motorists are starting to look to electric and hybrid vehicles. There is a number of reasons for this, which are outlined in our reasons to buy an electric or hybrid vehicle blog.
However, a number of new electric and hybrid vehicles still command a premium that can be hard to justify in these times of austerity. Below is a list of the best used cars that are guaranteed to make you popular within the local Greenpeace community.
Top 10: Most economical petrol cars
Although the transition to hybrid and electric vehicles is picking up pace, there's still a large percentage of the population that would prefer to invest in a petrol powered car. Thanks to various emissions related legislation, petrol cars are now benefiting from enhanced fuel saving technologies and superior aerodynamics.
With the increased fuel economy modern petrol powered cars are offering, it begs the question: which ones are the most economical?
For the sake of this article, we're not going to include hybrids of any kind. So, we've compiled a list of the most economical petrol cars currently available on the used car market. Here's what we found.
Top 10: Most economical diesel cars
Although a large percentage of the population opts for petrol powered cars, not to mention the increasing number of people who are turning their attention to electric vehicles and hybrids, diesel powered cars still command a large portion of the market.
There's a fine reason for this; they offer near unparalleled levels of fuel economy while emitting incredibly low emissions. Although legislation is coming in against diesel, this is only on much older diesels that don't meet modern emissions standards.
Diesel cars universally offer excellent fuel economy, even the ones with large engines. So, which models actually offer the best possible fuel economy? Here's what we found.