It’s an open secret that fuel economy is one of the things that car buyers consider when shopping for a brand new vehicle. With the kind of traffic we experience every day, owning a fuel efficient transporter is a must.
Subaru is one of the many auto manufacturers that adheres the call of producing fuel efficient vehicles; allowing you to have fun behind the wheel while getting the most out of every drop. With this, we listed down some of Subaru’s most fuel efficient models that you can buy in the Philippines today. Of note, the figures we use on this article are based from the U.S. Department of Energy.
Subaru Outback (Combined fuel economy rating 10.5 km/l)
If you want to explore the great outdoors, the Outback is your perfect companion. The 2.5i-S variant is capable of producing 175 hp and 235 Nm of torque. The exterior of the vehicle features an aggressive front along with muscular wheel arches and a sporty streamlined look. Based on the figures, the Outback is said to deliver 9 km/l on the city and 12 km/l on the highway.
Subaru Forester (Combined fuel economy rating: 9 km/l)
Designed with a rugged yet elegant exterior, the Forester is a vehicle that can take on any terrain. The Forester allows you to go and have an off-road adventure with its X-Mode feature. When activated, X-Mode takes control of the engine, transmission, AWD system, brakes, and other components so that you can focus on navigating through the rough terrain. According to the EPA fuel economy rating, the Forester is capable of yielding 8 km/l on the city and 10 km/l on the highway.
Subaru XV (Combined fuel economy rating: 10.6 km/l)
The XV is Subaru’s challenger for the compact crossover segment. It is designed to rival the likes of the Ford EcoSport, Nissan Juke, and Mitsubishi ASX. Built for the urban jungle, the XV aims to attract customers who constantly drive through the metro. Despite being bigger and taller, the XV drives like a car. It can sit up to 5 occupants along with a decent interior and cargo space. In terms of fuel economy, the XV delivers 9.2 km/l on the city and 12 km/l on the highway.
Subaru Legacy (Combined fuel economy rating: 11.1 km/l)
Are you a fan of midsize sedans? If you are, then the Legacy is the right car for you. Featuring the brand’s hexagonal front grill and hawk-eye headlights, the Legacy is a car that blends sporty styling with executive look. Aside from its distinctive exterior, this vehicle comes with a spacious cabin space along with premium interior features. The Legacy 2.5i-S variant is said to yield 9.2 km/l on the city and 13 km/l on the highway.
Subaru Levorg (Rated: 12 km/l)
Who says that station wagons are ‘daddy cars’? Subaru has smashed this stigma through the sporty and aggressive-looking Levorg. It comes with the Subaru Intelligent Drive which offers two functions – Intelligent and Sport. The former gives you smooth acceleration and more efficient driving mode while the latter delivers a more exciting drive experience that could satisfy the urge of spirited drivers. However, the U.S. Department of Energy has yet to release the fuel economy rating of the Levorg. But, Subaru Ph said that it can give you up to 12 km/l.
Owning a car is a big investment. That’s why you need to consider the pros and cons before purchasing one. Aside from the color, the overall look of the car, and the added tech, it’s best to know if the vehicle you want is fuel efficient.
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