Fuel efficiency is a popular topic of conversation across Northern Ireland, so naturally economical used cars commonly feature in these conversations. Car buyers are becoming more aware of the effect that their vehicles are having on the environment and are opting for more economical models.
Here is a list of our top 5 economical used cars NI and how they can help us to become a fuel saving nation.
- Peugeot 208
The Peugeot 208 has gained the reputation as one of the most economical non-hybrid carson sale in the UK. This model of car has been designed to limit the amount of CO2 it produces. The French company Peugeot combines an SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) and an additive particle filter in its BlueHDi technology to create cleaner emissions.
Not only is this car cleaner for the environment, but it is also cost effective to run. This car is low on road tax and you won’t have to spend as much money on fuel top-ups. As the Peugeot 208 is a popular car across the UK you won’t struggle finding a used model at your local dealership.
- Skoda Octavia
If you are interested in purchasing a used family car that is also kinder to the environment, then look no further than the Skoda Octavia. This car model isn’t far from the Peugeot 208 in terms of fuel consumption, even though it is a larger car with a powerful 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel engine.
The Skoda Octavia has a great design and it has a spacious interior, creating comfortable journeys for the whole family. This car is easy to drive and it has a decent performance that gives it the power to move with comfort on the motorway.
- Toyota Prius
The Toyota Prius has become a popular purchase with those living in the city due to its low emission costs. The lower CO2 emissions means that drivers can miss out on paying for higher levels of road tax costs compared to a majority of Toyota’s diesel rivals.
The Toyota Prius has been in production for over 20 years and there are plenty of used models on the market to choose from. This car is comfortable to drive, relaxing on longer journeys and is packed with a range of safety features that are attractive to families.
- Vauxhall Corsa
The Vauxhall Corsa has taken the title of the UK’s most popular car in 2021. The Corsa is designed with either a petrol or diesel engine and these cars share the same advanced technology that can be found in Peugeot vehicles. This car has low C02 emission figures, resulting in lower road tax costs. These lower costs may be attractive to drivers who are trying to cut down on car costs due to budgeting.
Although the Corsa may seem like a small car, the spacious interior suggests differently. This model also has a decent sized boot that is easy to load and unload. This model also offers a range of other features, including a touchscreen dashboard, smartphone connectivity and safety aids.
- Citroen C3
The Citroen C3 is a comfortable super-mini that has a great record of fuel efficiency from its small engine compared to other competitors on the market. This is attractive to many drivers as the car’s efficient engine means it won’t be too costly to run. The C3 C02 emission levels are relatively low (112-113g/km) making this car a leading rival in the economical used car market.
Not only is the C3 Supermini affordable and practical, but it also comes with some useful technology that will make longer journeys much more enjoyable. As the Citroen C3 has been around for many years it means that there are plenty of used models in CarLover dealerships across Northern Ireland.
If you are interested in purchasing a used car that is kinder to the environment, Carlover can help you with your research, right through to purchase.
We have a range of used economical cars on our site that emit lower levels of CO2 emissions and are cost effective to run. Alternatively you can visit one of our many dealerships that are located across Northern Ireland.
These locations include:
No matter where you are based Carlover has a dealership near you with a range of used cars to suit your needs and lifestyle.