What Makes a Fuel Efficient Car?
A fuel efficient car is one which allows you to travel a greater distance per litre of fuel due to the nature of it's engine.
Benefits of a Fuel Efficient Car
In your on-the-go lifestyle, fuel costs are likely to amount to a significant amount of your personal expenses. By opting for a fuel efficient car you are able to reduce costs as you pay less per kilometer you travel. We pride ourselves on producing engines which not only have a great fuel economy but also maintain a high level of power output.
Kia has a range of fuel efficient cars, to suit the lifestyle and budget of each individual driver. Come in to talk to your local dealer about which car is most suited to you and book a test drive today!
Fuel Efficient Car Driving Tips
In order to maximise efficiency there are a few driving tips you should follow.
- Do not accelerate and brake hard.
- Traveling at a speed slightly lower than the recommended speed limit on highways can significantly lower your fuel consumption.
- When you require ventilation open your windows rather than turning on the air conditioning.
- Do not keep heavy tools and equipment in your car.
- Check your tyre pressure frequently to maximise tyre life and reduce fuel consumption.
- When filling petrol only fill till the first click.
Kia Fuel Efficient Cars
Kia Fuel Efficient Cars with Power
At Kia we have taken special consideration to ensure all our fuel efficient cars do not compromise on power output. We want our customers to be able to buy a stylish and efficient vehicle which will also provide them with the capabilities to enjoy a powerful and exciting drive.
Stand out from the crowd with the Kia Optima which sets the bar for well designed, mid-sized sedans. Not only does the Optima boast an impressive range of features but it also has a high fuel efficiency with the 2.4L GDi engine using 7.9L/100km. This car doesn’t sacrifice power either, producing 148kW of power. The Kia Optima has what it takes to provide you with an extraordinary driving experience.
Kia Fuel Efficient Hatchback’s
If you are looking for your first fuel efficient car, a hatchback may be a good option for you. Hatchback’s are considered to be easier to drive and can easily be maneuvered in busy city streets. With ample cargo space, a hatchback is ideal for those who require a lot of storage capacity.
The Kia Rio has been voted Australia’s best light car under $20,000. With user reviews rating both fuel economy and value for money higher than 8/10, there is no doubt that the Kia Rio provides you with exceptional value for money. The compact and practical Rio has a 1.6L GDI engine, using an efficient 5.6L/100km.
Kia Fuel Efficient Family Cars
When looking for a family car you want something which will be able to move a significant number of people whilst also being spacious and having a large storage capacity. What you don’t want is a fuel guzzler.
By opting for Kia’s fuel efficient family car you are able to have a unique driving experience; one which is comfortable for the whole family and is also economical providing benefits for you, your family and the environment.
The Kia Carnival, with eight seats and an expansive set of safety features, truly is Australia’s favourite people mover.
This multi-purpose car has ample cargo space and can comfortably fit your friends and family.
Kia Fuel Efficient SUVs
For those looking for a car with an elegant and stylish exterior, which delivers on performance and capabilities look no further than a fuel efficient SUV. Kia’s SUV’s are known to deliver on performance and a fuel efficient SUV further boosts this capability.
This is a great option for those who want a stylish car for city driving but also a car which is able to handle tougher terrains.
The Kia Sorento
has been awarded the best SUV Award for over $40,000 and with its impressive list of features and elegant silhouette it’s not hard to understand why. Not only is this vehicle able to handle tricky terrains but it also delivers high fuel efficiency with the 2.2L Diesel using 7.3L/100km. This car is able to produce 145kW of power and 436Nm of torque.