Peugeot 208 ranks as most fuel efficient car in country

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Peugeot 208 ranks as most fuel efficient car in country

The Peugeot 208 offers the best fuel efficiency rating among cars sold in Korea, according to data released yesterday by the Korea Energy Management Corporation.

Hanbul Motors, an official importer of Peugeot models, said the five-door 1.4-liter e-HDi scored a combined fuel efficiency rating of 21.1 kilometers per liter (49.63 miles per gallon) under the nation’s new measuring system. Among other 208 models, the three- and five-door 1.6-liter e-HDi placed ninth and 10th, respectively.

Toyota’s Prius, a hybrid, was second (21.0 km/l); Citroen’s small 1.4-liter DS3 e-Hdi was third (20.2 km/l); and Citreon’s 1.6-liter DS3 e-Hdi was seventh.

Hyundai’s Accent was the only local model to make the top 10.


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