With all the petrol hikes we’ve seen lately, buying a new car these days is about more than just getting one that looks good inside out, has cool new features and fits your budget. You’ve got to consider the fuel consumption on your new car, and whether or not you will be able to afford it. When looking for cars for sale, I’ve come across 5 great options in fuel efficient cars that you might want to have a look at when purchasing your next set of wheels:
1. Toyota Aygo Fresh
Going at 4.6l/100km the Aygo is a nippy, fuel-efficient little car, which comes with the reliability you would expect from a Toyota. Starting at R100,000, this is a viable option for any student, singleton or mom with young children.
2. Renault Clio Dynamique
This sleek and sexy model not only looks good, but will give you up to 4.5l/100km. Coming in at around R182,000, the Dynamique is a hot choice for driving in style whilst being economic at the same time.
3. Toyota Yaris HSD
If you’re looking for a Hybrid, this is one of the best choices. One of the most fuel efficient Hybrids on the road, achieving up to 3.8l/100km, with a price tag of around R245,000.
4. Ford Fiesta EcoBoost Trend
Another stylish yet environmentally friendly option, the EcoBoost can reach a speed of up to 196km/h, get 4.3l/100km, at a price tag of R226,500.
5. Lexus CT200h
If you’ve got a bit more to spend, and looking for something classic, the Lexus CT200h is a great option. Beautiful in its exterior and interior, it moves swiftly between petrol and electric mode, reaches a top speed of 180km/h and gets 3.8l/100km. The price? R388,000.
There you have it. 5 viable options in fuel efficient cars for sale in South Africa currently. Thinking of buying a second-hand model, getting more value for your money? Well, for great deals in cars for sale, check out Junk Mail, where you’ll much likely find one that’s just right for you.