What Are the Best Economical Petrol Cars for Travel-Savvy Drivers?

By Lauren Bagnall
01-10-2021
What Are the Best Economical Petrol Cars for Travel-Savvy Drivers?

In a society where everyone is constantly on the go, we need our cars to be as adaptable and economical as possible. If the recent fuel crisis has taught us anything, it's that we're more reliant on our cars than we ever realised, so for some, a vehicle with an impressive miles per gallon (mpg) ratio is an important factor. But which is the best economical car for you? Although your preferences may vary, one thing is for certain; getting your next car on a leasing deal is by far the cheapest option.

Here at MW vehicle contracts (MWVC) we have a vast range of brand-new vehicles on personal and business leasing deals, all of which can be suited to your budget and preferences. Our commercial vehicle leasing deals are perfect for all kinds of businesses, whilst all of our brand-new cars come with affordable monthly rentals, saving you more money than if you were to buy outright. If you're looking for a more economical vehicle, but don't want to make the move to pure electric just yet, check out our top picks below.

Fiat 500

A popular car that is a common sight on UK roads, the Fiat 500 is often considered a perfect starter car. Although they're small in size, they have great fuel-saving engineering that has been incorporated to make it one of the most economical vehicles around. It's a lightweight car that keeps up with city traffic easily, and alongside the Toyota Aygo and Citroen C1, it's a trusty small car that will get you from A to B.

Here at MWVC, we currently have the Fiat 500 on special offer at just £164.03* per month inc. VAT, allowing you to drive a brand new car at a fraction of the price of buying outright. To view the rest of our special offers, please visit us here.

Ford Fiesta EcoBoost

Ford Fiesta is one of the UK's best-selling cars (there is also a van variant), and when you combine it with an engine that has won multiple awards for its economical abilities, it’s a match made in heaven. The clue is in the name; the 'EcoBoost' engine is exceptionally economical, helping you cut down on your Co2 emissions as well as enjoying a stellar driving performance. With a potential range of 65.7mpg, you can't go wrong.

If you're looking for a more environmentally friendly small van that doesn't sacrifice power and performance, the Ford Fiesta EcoBoost is the van for you. At just £172.86* per month ex. VAT, your business can benefit from a car that saves the environment as well as saving you money in the process. To view our complete collection of van leasing deals, you can visit us here.

Suzuki Ignis

Although this isn't technically a petrol vehicle, its hybrid properties make it a great option if you're looking to try an electric car out for size. WhatCar called the Suzuki Ignis 1.2 hybrid the "most efficient petrol car" they've ever tested, with an impressive 56.9mpg. It's also quite a spacious hatchback, making it the perfect choice if you have a family you like to treat to days out.

We currently have the Suzuki Ignis hybrid for just £154.42* per month inc. VAT, with road tax included in your monthly rentals, giving you one less factor to worry about.

Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe

If you’re after a classier, sportier variant, the Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe is the perfect choice for making a statement and keeping your fuel costs to a minimum. It’s the optimal car for single people and couples alike, with enough room to feel comfortable as you drive around in your stylish new car. We currently have this Merc on offer for just £362.14* per month inc. VAT, saving you money as you save on fuel consumption.

Here at MWVC, all of our car leasing deals are crafted with you and your budget in mind. All pricing can be tailored to your preferences, putting you in control. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, we're a leasing company you can trust. To find out about the best economical car for you, from petrol engines to plug-in hybrids and electric cars, you can give us a call on 0116 259 9548. A friendly member of our sales team will be happy to assist.

*all pricing correct at time of publishing