Hybrid cars have been tested for real fuel economy. The top ten winners included many Japanese cars that consumed less than 5 liters of gasoline per 100 km.
Experts called the most economical hybrid cars. It also identified three models that consume a lot of fuel. The results of the research were published by What Car?
Not all drivers are ready to switch to electric vehicles. That’s why hybrid car sales are on the rise. The main advantage of hybrids is their efficiency. Despite this, not all models can boast of low fuel consumption.
Experts tested the real fuel economy of hybrid vehicles. They named 10 models with the least consumption and three models with the most “appetite”.
Top 10 hybrid cars with the lowest fuel consumption:
10. Toyota RAV4 2.5 Hybrid 2WD
Fuel consumption: 4.8 l per 100 km
This hybrid crossover has excellent reliability and good build quality. It also provided an exemplary fuel economy in its class.
9. Toyota Yaris 1.5 Hybrid
Fuel consumption: 4.78 l/100 km
The compact Japanese hatchback pleasantly surprises with its economy, although it does not please the dynamics. The electric motor helps to significantly reduce fuel consumption when traveling around the city.
8. Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2.0 Hybrid
Fuel consumption: 4.76 l/100 km
The station wagon, which has a 2.0-liter engine and an electric motor, amazes with its efficiency. In addition, buyers will appreciate the rich equipment and excellent assembly.
7. Kia Niro Hybrid
Fuel consumption: 4.69 l/100 km
The compact hatchback Kia Niro has many modifications. The hybrid version is the most economical, consuming less than 4.7 liters of gasoline per 100 km.
6. Suzuki Swace 1.8 Hybrid
Fuel consumption: 4.68 l/100 km
The “twin sister” Toyota Corolla Touring Sports was even more economical. It’s all about using a 1.8-liter engine instead of a 2.0-liter engine.
5. Toyota Prius 1.8 VVT-i
Fuel consumption: 4.66 l/100 km
The world’s most famous hybrid car turned out to be even more economical than the manufacturer claimed. This model has been produced for a long time, so the engineers had the opportunity to achieve incredibly low fuel consumption.
4. Renault Clio 1.6 petrol hybrid 140
Fuel consumption: 4.56 l/100 km
The French hatchback is very economical in almost any gasoline version. But the hybrid version is even more remarkable.
3. Honda Jazz 1.5 i-MMD Hybrid
Fuel consumption: 4.2 l per 100 km
The compact but roomy Japanese hatchback has earned a reputation for being reliable and economical. Expert tests have only confirmed this.
2. Toyota Yaris 1.5 Hybrid
Fuel consumption: 3.92 l/100 km
One of the smallest Toyota cars in hybrid version, it consumes less than 4 liters of fuel per 100 km. The model lost the lead to just one car.
1. Toyota Yaris Cross 1.5 Hybrid
Fuel consumption: 3.91 l/100 km (2.27 l/100 km city)
Surprisingly, the crossover based on the Yaris hatchback consumes even less fuel. Experts noted that the model is the most economical car they have ever tested.
Top 3 hybrid cars with high fuel consumption:
3. Toyota RAV4 2.5 Hybrid
Fuel consumption: 6.3 l/100 km
The previous generation Toyota RAV4 was not as economical as the current model. The hybrid does not consume much more fuel than the purely petrol options.
2. Toyota Highlander 2.5 Hybrid
Fuel consumption: 6.8 l per 100 km
The larger Toyota crossover showed even higher fuel consumption than the RAV4. It’s all about the large size and considerable weight.
1. Lexus RX L 3.5 petrol hybrid
Fuel consumption: 7.6 l/100 km
Premium Japanese crossover pleases with rich equipment, but has high fuel consumption. Under the hood is a powerful 3.5-liter engine, which does not allow to achieve exemplary efficiency.
Previously Focus He said that the German publication Auto Bild chose the most reliable cars after a 100,000 km run.
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