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Despite the SUV fever all-pervading, the Compact cars are still among the best selling in Spain, for now accounting for nearly 23 percent of the total the passenger car market, and is only outweighed by the utilities that reach 25 percent. Further evidence of their widespread is found when analyzing the ranking of the 10 best-selling cars in our country as compact models like the Seat Leon, Citroën C4, Volkswagen Golf or Opel Astra They appear among the dozen honorary positions.

In any case, when buying a compact model the Consumption is also one of the factors that are taken into account when choosing, because although they remain at an acceptable size, factors such as weight, aerodynamics or self-efficiency engines and transmissions They end up being decisive. Here are the measurements actual consumption obtained by our Technical Center in this category. Highway measures actual consumption of all cars test and the result of average consumption obtained by our Technical Center is to combine use 60 percent highway and 40 percent city. All the Data are expressed in l / 100 km. First we highlight the ten most savers and a second table you can find the other models.

Compact cars: breaking the barrier of 5 l / 100 km

COMPACTOSCONS. ROAD (l / 100 km)CONS. Urban (l / 100 km) CONS. MEDIUM (l / 100 km)OFFICIAL USE DIFFERENCE (%)
1.BMW 1 Series 116d ED4.025,494.6126.22
2.Citroën C-Elysee 1.6 BlueHDI 4.725,134.8822.19
3.Renault Mégane 1.5 dCi / 1104.845,054.9224.86
4.Opel Astra 1.6 CDTI / 1364.535.725,0122.09
5.Ford Focus TDCI 1.5 / 1204.935.365.1025.52
6.Renault Mégane 1.5 dCi / 110 EDC4.725.795,1528.13
7.Renault Mégane 1.6 DCI / 130 4.685.855,1522.30
8.Opel Astra 1.6 CDTI / 1104.775.95.2229.15
9.Alfa Giulietta 2.0 JTDM / 1504.835.845.2319.76
10.Seat Leon 1.6 TDI / 1155.035.545.2323.58

And the winner is ... the BMW 116d EfficientDynamics, which we measured an average real only 4.61 l / 100 km, representing a deviation of 26 percent from the average consumption by the brand. How be the top? For this ED release incorporates several improvements to gain efficiencies, including some 205/55 R16 tires, low friction announcing that contribute to CO2 emissions of only 89 g / km. Its engine three cylinders also it has a disconnectable pump refrigerant and specific regulation of the pressure of the combustion chambers. In addition, the change has a sixth development 64.9 km / h at 1000 rpm this BMW moves with some ease rapidly or when the terrain is favorable way, what will we see on the computer consumption authentic record.

BMW 116d Efficient DynamicsThe second is to honor the Citroen C-Elysée BlueHDi 100 hp getting a real average 4.88 l / 100 km, with 22 percent of the weighted difference over spending approved by the manufacturer. Despite its sedan body type, we must fit it into this category. Excellent results also have to do with a gearbox long developments -here five marches-and bright pair of engine present in 90 percent from more than 1,500 rpm, allowing circular relief for expressways as can exceed 80 km / h. Further, the way that achieves this car on the scale -the result of simplicity also prevails in his planteamiento- also comes to the aid of the engine-transmission assembly.

And the "bronze medal"It is for the Renault Megane 1.5 dCi 110 hp. This turbodiesel engine achieves extraordinary results on all models that use it. In this version of the compact French is associated with a six-speed manual gearbox with a very successful staging to optimize performance. Actual average consumption is 4.92 l / 100 km, with a deviation of nearly 25 percent compared to the approved by the brand. Along with other factors already mentioned, we must not forget the Stop help of systems&Start on urban routes or management mode "Echo" presenting some Mégane and acting upon the throttle response, torque delivery, power conditioning, etc. It all adds up to a very thrifty car.

Compact cars: other models spend less

COMPACTOSCONS. ROAD (l / 100 km)CONS. Urban (l / 100 km) CONS. MEDIUM (l / 100 km)DIFFERENCE OFFICIAL average consumption (%)
Mazda 3 1.5D 105 hp5.045.585,2627.70
Seat Leon 2.0 TDI 150 hp4.835.965.2816,70
Audi A3 Sportback 1.6 TDI S-Tronic 110 PS 74.875.935.2926.33
Skoda Rapid 1.6 TDI 115 hp4.696.225.3028,33
Seat Toledo 1.6 TDI 115 hp4.716.245.3217.32
Volkswagen Golf 1.6 TDI CR 110 BMT 5p4.876.035.3323.13
Volkswagen Golf 1.0 TSI 115 hp Bluemotion4.876.235.4116.88
Fiat Tipo 1.6 MTJ 120 hp Hacthback4.926.45.5132.87
Fiat Tipo 120 hp 1.6 MTJ Sedan4.976.375.5324.05
Skoda Octavia 1.0 TSI 115 hp5,116.215,5511.71
Hyundai i30 1.6 CRDi 136 hp 7-DCT5.196,115.5626.23
BMW 420d Coupe Series 4 190 2p Aut.4.776.775.5728.19
Audi A3 Sportback 2.0 TDI 150 S-Tronic 65.196,295.6321.85
Volvo V40 Cross Country D2 120 Summum 2.0 5p S / S Aut.5,136.465.6631,12
Mercedes-Benz A 136 200d 5p 7G-DCT4.796.975.6632.89
BMW 4 Series 420d Cabrio Aut 190 2p.4.846.965.6922.64
Audi A3 Sedan 2.0 TDI 150 S-Tronic 65.296,295.6922.67
Infiniti Q30 1.5D 109 hp5.36.345.7231.77
DS 4 Crossback 1.6 BlueHDI 120 hp Aut.5.516.245.8036.23
Mini Clubman Cooper D 150 Aut.5,126.895,8329.65
Volkswagen Beetle Cabrio 2.0 TDI BMT 110 Design 2p5.216.875.8725.09
Renault Megane 1.2 TCe 130 hp5.676.415.9711.16
Astra 1.0T 5p 105 S / S5,556.696.0128.40
Infiniti Q30 2.2D AWD 170 hp 7DCT5.616.716,0523.97
Opel Astra 1.4T 150 hp 5p5.47.176,1116,50
Kia Ceed 1.0 T-GDI 120 GT Line Eco-Dynamics 5p ISG5.676.856.1420.22
Renault Mégane 1.2 TCE 100hp5.726.866.1812.56
Hyundai i30 1.4 T 140 CV5.896.736.2319.69
Fiat Tipo 1.4 95 hp 4p5,787.086.309.52
Seat Leon 1.4 TSI ACT 150 5p S / S5,837.036.3123.93
Opel Astra 1.6T 200 hp5.937.336,497,55

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