Tag Archives: frugal

edition21 is the latest smart offering

SMART has produced a new special edition, the edition21, which motorists can buy for £79 a month at zero per cent APR — and they will even throw in one year’s complimentary insurance! The edition21 is based on the frugal and nippy 71bhp pulse coupe and cabrio but with added value.Its fun driving experience can be […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Audi A1 CoD

Fuel-saving boost from Audi

AUDI has expanded its A1 and A3 ranges to include new high-tech Cylinder-on-Demand petrol models offering up to 60.1mpg. The new models, which start from £16,740, are capable of making a near seamless switch between two and four cylinder operation in as little as 13 milliseconds. And while these advanced petrol-powered models can cruise frugally […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Front view

Does size matter? Apparently so!

SIZE doesn’t matter is the old adage, but apparently that’s no so any more. More and more drivers (up to 40 per cent) of large cars all around Europe are looking for smaller and more efficient vehicles, while around 20 per cent of compact car drivers are looking for something with a little more space. […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Ford EcoBoost

EcoBoost provides boost to Focus sales

JUST as the economic situation begins to bite, car buyers are responding to the high cost of fuel by seeking out more economical and frugal  cars. And one of those filling this niche is the Ford Focus EcoBoost. The car giant’s 1.0-litre EcoBoost model  accounted for 17 per cent of sales in the April figures, […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Eco-nomy comes as standard in special Clio

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Renault Clio Expression Eco 94g/km dCi 88 Impressed with its frugality, editor DAVID HOOPER says this low emissions Renault will be a cost-effective car to live with. IF you’re looking for an economical small car which is cheap to run, then you hardly need look any further than this diesel-sipping […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

BlueMotion Golf estate needs fewer refuels

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: VW GOLF BLUEMOTION ESTATE A practical and impressively economical car, wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER says VW’s BlueMotion Golf Estate makes lots of sense. The Golf estate not only looks smart, it’s practical, too. WITH the cost of fuel now a major expense for most families, a practical family car which […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →