Front Seat Driver Test Route Results

Every car we get to test goes round our specially designed Test Route to record its real life fuel economy, more details of which you can find here. Below are the results for each car, along with the official combined MPG figures for comparison. You can sort the table simply by clicking on any of the column headers.

[easytable sort=”asc,asc”]Manufacturer,Model,Specification,Official MPG,Test Route MPG, Difference
Toyota,Verso-S,T-Spirit 1.33 VVT-i CVT,54.3,45.9,-15.5%
Lexus,LS,600h L,30.4,24.5,-19.4%
Mitsubishi,ASX,4 1.8 Diesel 4WD Manual,54.3,35.3,-35.0%
Honda,Insight,HS 1.3 IMA CVT,65.7,51.1,-22.2%
Honda,CR-Z,1.5 IMA,56.5,40.8,-27.8%
Infiniti,M,M35h GT Premium,40.9,31.6,-22.7%
Kia,Rio,2 1.1 CRDi Manual ISG,74.3,48.7,-34.5%
SEAT,Mii,SE 1.0 12v 60 PS,62.8,56.2,-10.5%
Chevrolet,Cruze,2.0 VCDi LTZ Executive,50.4,40.8,-19.1%
Volvo,XC90,D5 AWD R-Design,34.4,26.4,-23.3%
SEAT,Ibiza,SE 1.2 TSI 105 PS DSG,53.3,39.6,-25.8%
Mitsubishi,L200,2.5 DI-D 4Wd Trojan Double Cab,35.8,33.5,-6.4%
Toyota,iQ,Customised 2 1.0 FM,64.2,46.7,-27.3%
Toyota,Hilux,3.0 D-4D Invincible,32.9,27.2,-17.2%
SsangYong,Korando,EX Auto,37.7,30.6,-18.8%
Peugeot,Partner,Tepee Outdoor HDi 115,53.2,43.0,-19.2%
Peugeot,208,Allure 1.6 e-HDi Stop&Start,74.3,50.3,-32.3%
Great Wall,Steed,SE,34.0,33.5,-1.5%
Vauxhall,Ampera,Electron [Full Battery],235.4,162.4,-31.0%
Vauxhall,Ampera,Electron [Empty Battery],235.4,35.0,-85.1%
Alfa Romeo,MiTo,1.4 TV MultiAir TCT,51.4,32.5,-36.8%
Ford,Ranger,Double Cab Limited 4×4,33.2,29.2,-12.1%
Skoda,Yeti,Greenline II 1.6 TDi CR 105PS,61.4,55.6,-9.4%[/easytable]

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Phil is a motoring writer for print and web, failed racing driver, car hoarder and banger rally competitor. Nominated for the Headline Auto Rising Star award and a MGMW member, Phil freelances for outlets as diverse as Diesel Car magazine, and Cambridge Magazine, amongst many others. He also maintains a fleet of unloved motors, but spends most of his time driving an old Corvette.

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