6 most fuel-efficient diesel cars in the Philippines

Updated Aug 04, 2020 | Same topic: Handy Maintenance Tips
Here is a list of the top 6 most fuel-efficient diesel cars available in the Philippines you can opt for when you're looking for cars that are less expensive compared to other engines

Everyone wants to get the best out of their money, especially if we’re talking about spending on our vehicles. That’s why a lot of people who want to purchase a vehicle take a good look at the different features and take into consideration even the finest details that could cost them money. This is where the decision becomes so important to pay attention to even the type of fuel that your vehicle uses.

fuel-efficient vehicle

Everyone wants to get the best out of their money, especially if we’re talking about spending on our vehicles

This is why a lot of buyers opt for diesel-powered vehicles because it is less expensive than most gasoline. And even under that category, you can still choose from a variety of vehicles with varying levels of diesel consumption.

To help you narrow down your search, Philkotse.com gathered some of the most fuel-efficient diesel vehicles in the Ph. Take a look at them and decide which one is best suited to your needs!

1. Isuzu D-Max RZ4E

This massive but midsize pickup truck from one of the most patronized manufacturers in the Philippines is a great investment, whether it’s for personal or commercial use. Even with the vast competitors that are lined up against the Isuzu D-Max RZ4E, this pickup stands confident that it can take you where you want to go and make every drop of diesel count.

Whatever it is you want to do, you can count on this machine’s 1.9-litre turbo diesel engine to emit 350 Nm of torque and 148 horsepower. As to its diesel consumption, this pickup can churn out 20 kilometers for every liter of diesel.

Isuzu D-Max RZ4E

Isuzu D-Max RZ4E is confident that it can take you where you want to go and make every drop of diesel count

>>> Check out Izusu D-Max Philippines price to update the latest changes.

2. Kia Soul

The Kia Soul is a boxy vehicle that will best fit the taste of those who are into classically-designed cars or those who just want to drive something with a unique look. Although the design looks like something that you would see in black and white films, its performance is actually contemporary and keep up with most of the vehicles in the same line-up.

This subcompact crossover has all the things you will need when it comes to the exterior, and it’s also fast because of its 1.6-liter CRDI engine. If you think being fast is a drawback for fuel economy, you’ll be surprised with the Kia Soul’s record at 22.2 kilometers per liter on the highway. So, the next time you see a chunky-built car, don’t just assume that it's slow because it may even beat you to the next red light.

With just only PHP 995,000, you can get a Kia Soul. For more prices of different Kia Soul variants, visit our Kia Soul price Philippines.

The Kia Soul

The Kia Soul is a boxy vehicle that will best fit the taste of those who are into classically-designed cars.

3. BMW X1

The BMW lineup isn’t a very popular brand in our country, but those who know about it know that it’s a premium brand for those with thicker checkbooks.

If you always expected high-priced vehicles to come with the same price level of maintenance, it looks like BMX is here to prove you wrong. When it comes to comfort, class, and performance, we all know what the BMW X1 has to offer, but when it comes to fuel efficiency, it might actually surprise you.

With a 2.0 TwinPower turbo diesel engine, who would have thought that this elegant piece of metal art can crank out 23 kilometers per liter of diesel? If you’re looking for a car that looks, smells, drives expensive but doesn’t need expensive fuel, that’s the BMW X1 for you. This fabulous SUV starts at a price of P 3.89 million.

BMW X1

BMW X1 might actually surprise you when it comes to fuel efficiency

>>> Click here to get BMW X1 Price and Estimated Downpayment & Monthly Installment.

4. Honda CR-V

The amazing performance and value for money that Honda provides its fans locally never cease to amaze and the Honda CR-V is one proof of that. This representative from Honda is a mid-range vehicle that’s priced just right if you want a ride that’s both appealing and dependable.

Even though the overall total of the unit may seem a bit heavier than its counterparts, its distance traveled per liter might change your mind in the long run. Under all the sleek design and dashing body details, the Honda CR-V can promise a hopping 24-kilometer ride for every liter of diesel you load it. You can get this versatile SUV for a price of P 1.688 million to P 2.125 million.

>>> For more variants price, refer to our Honda CR-V Philippines price.

Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V is a mid-range vehicle that’s priced just right if you want a ride that’s both appealing and dependable

5. Hyundai Accent

Even with the tight competition, Hyundai remains as one of the local automobile brands that Filipinos choose to buy. If you’ve been driving a Hyundai for quite some time now, you’ll understand why this is so. One of the many reasons why Filipinos continue to choose this brand is its contemporary, in-vogue design and dependable features and performance.

The Hyundai Accent, in particular, has a sophisticated style that gives people the impression of a high-profile owner. Even though it’s a sedan, it provides you with ample space at the trunk that can fit both your needs and other accessories.

As for the fuel economy rating, you can expect a long 2708 kilometer travel for every liter of diesel. The best part is the price range is only between Php 798,000.00 to Php 998,000.00. For price details, click Hyundai Accent Philippines price right here!

Hyundai Accent

The Accent has a sophisticated style that gives people the impression of a high-profile owner

6. Peugeot 3008

You may know this brand from its iconic logo, but you may have never thought that this would be included in a list where “fuel efficiency” would be the concern.

Asides from its fancy exterior detailing and unique body design, one of the immediate signs that will tell you that this vehicle is expensive is the fact that it comes all the way from France. But asides from the classy exterior, high price, far place of origin, what is there really to expect from this outcast?

Peugeot 3008

Peugeot 3008 is never thought to be in fuel-efficient cars list, but, it is efficient for real

Not a lot of Filipinos would have a Peugeot as their first choice for a vehicle brand, but some may change their minds after knowing that even with the 1370 Nm of torque and 150 horsepower, the 3008 is actually one of the most fuel-efficient of them all. The 2.0-liter BlueHDi diesel engine can crank out 25.8 kilometers for every liter of gasoline. The price range for this model from Peugeot starts at Php 2.89 million pesos.

As you can see, we’ve compiled different vehicle types so you can choose depending on what you mainly need the vehicle for. Don’t be afraid to compare each of these vehicle’s features and gauge whether it fits your budget.

Author

Hanna Sanchez

Hanna is one of the most competitive swimmers in the country during her day. It was not long before she discovered her passion for the automotive industry as well. Nowadays, she balances her passion through writing as well as coaching.