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Guide to the most economical and lowest emission estate cars on sale in the UK today. We list our top three green estate cars in diesel and petrol / hybrid categories.
Diesel Estate Cars
Skoda Fabia Estate Greenline II 83.1mpg
The Fabia is a thoroughly engineered car which has always blended practicality with affordability. In Greenline II guise it is also achieves stunningly low CO2 emissions too.
The Megane Sport Tourer has a stylish, high quality interior and a highly efficient diesel engine that provides impressive fuel economy figures.
The Sports Tourer offers Astra buyers additional space with only a small reduction in the official fuel economy figures.
Renault Clio Sport Tourer 70.6 mpg
The Clio Sport Tourer offers a relatively fun driving experience with potential fuel economy of over 70mpg.
Petrol Estate Cars
Skoda Fabia Estate SE 1.2 TSI 86 PS 54.3 mpg
In the Fabia this engine is available in either 86 or 105 PS formats. The lower-powered unit has better fuel economy but the more powerful option offers more torque across a wider range too.
The secret to the Megane's strong fuel consumption is a high-tech 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine. The TCe's direct fuel injection and turbocharging allows it to achieve a 25% improvement in fuel consumption.
Renault Clio Sport Tourer 52.3 mpg
The Clio Sport Tourer isn’t particularly cheap but it is a class act. If you want more space than the hatch but the same high levels of refinement and style, the Sport Tourer is well worth a look.