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Five of the best cars to lease for fuel economy

If you’re looking to lower your monthly expenditure, here are five fuel-efficient cars you should consider for your next car lease

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With rising energy bills being one of the biggest concerns during the cost-of-living crisis, drivers are also having to contend with the rising cost of motoring. Increasing fuel costs and the rising cost of charging an electric car has put growing pressure on people’s budgets.

Although fuel prices have somewhat settled over the last few months, drivers are still finding ways to cut down on costs. Fuel economy is measured by the number of miles a vehicle can travel per gallon of fuel (mpg).

If you’re looking to lower your monthly expenditure, here are five fuel-efficient cars you should consider for your next car lease.

Kia Picanto

Kia Picanto (2017 onwards) | Expert Rating

Despite being one of Kia’s smallest cars, the thrilling Picanto has big looks and big kit. Depending on the trim you go for, the Picanto can come equipped with an array of technology.

The dinky city car has a claimed fuel economy of up to 58.9mpg. Combined with low insurance and low running costs, the Picanto will be painless to lease.

Suzuki Swift

Suzuki Swift (2021 facelift) - Expert Rating

Fun, nimble and stylish, the Suzuki Swift is made with mild hybrid tech as a standard, making it quite the efficient little car.

Consider the 1.2-litre Dualjet hybrid engine to maximise your fuel economy, with Suzuki claiming it can travel up to 59.7mpg. It’s also quite practical and a hoot to drive around the city, perfect if you want a car you can just jump in and go.

Toyota Yaris Cross

Toyota Yaris Cross (2021 onwards) – Expet Rating

Forward-thinking, compact, and authentic, the Toyota Yaris Cross Hybrid is an ultra-efficient modern day car.

With efficient self-charging hybrid technology, you won’t have to worry about the cost of charging and you can save money by using less fuel through the electric motor. Business users can save too, with reduced Benefit In Kind contributions. With a claimed fuel economy of up to 60.1mpg, you can’t go wrong with the Toyota Yaris Cross.

Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen Golf Style (2020 onwards) Expert Rating

The Volkswagen Golf offers maximum practicality and is perfect if you want to cut down on costs.

The 2.0-litre diesel engine is the most efficient diesel engine ever fitted in a Golf and returns an impressive fuel economy with a claimed mpg figure of 67.3. While diesel engines may not be everyone’s first choice, they could have some merits in times like these.

Vauxhall Corsa

Vauxhall Corsa (2020 onwards) Expert Rating

Here we have the economy king of our list, the beloved Vauxhall Corsa.

With a claimed fuel economy of 70.6mpg, the Vauxhall Corsa will be kind to your wallet.

The 1.5-litre diesel engine keeps the Corsa on top of its game and ensures you won’t be spending too much of your hard-earned money at the pumps.

Other ways to save driving costs

If you’re not looking for a new car at this time, there are other ways you can cut down on driving costs. Fuel-saving tips like reducing your average speed or turning off the air conditioning can help with your overall fuel consumption too.

It may also be worth considering a maintenance package when you take out a lease, as you can spread the cost to avoid unexpected and large bills later down the line.

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