Cost-effective cars: Which Toyota cars are fuel-efficient?


It’s no secret that today’s fuel prices are at their highest. Despite the announced rollbacks, many Filipinos still believe that pump prices will continue to see an upward trend. That said, it’s not surprising to see why many car buyers now consider owning fuel-efficient and cost-effective cars. Luckily, Toyota has plenty of those.


  • Which ICE-powered Toyota cars are fuel-efficient?

    Several are the Wigo, Raize, Vios, and Avanza.
  • Join us today as we check out Toyota’s cost-effective cars.

    1. Toyota Wigo


    The Toyota Wigo is one of the brand’s most fuel-efficient cars. It’s powered by a 1.0-liter gasoline engine mated to either a five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed automatic gearbox.

    In the busy city streets, the Toyota Wigo clocks in at 12kpl while it does 22kpl on the freeway.

    The Toyota Wigo is a popular choice for many new car buyers not only for its fuel-efficient engine but also for its easy maneuverability. The hot hatch is not only easy on the budget but also easy to drive, even in tight metro streets.

    2. Toyota Raize

    Toyota raize

    Not only is the Toyota Raize a budget-friendly crossover SUV but it also consumes gas like a posh lass sipping tea. According to owners, the Toyota Raize consumes about 19 to 20kpl in mixed driving conditions making it a viable option for those who are looking for a fuel-efficient ride for driving in the city.

    The Toyota Raize can be had with either a 1.2-liter engine mated to a five-speed slushbox or a CVT as well as a 1.0-liter turbocharged mill mated to a CVT.

    3. Toyota Vios


    There’s a reason why the Vios is one of the most popular choices for ride-hailing companies. Not only are Toyotas ever-reliable but models like the Vios, are also fuel-efficient. The Toyota Vios can be had with either a 1.3-liter or a 1.5-liter engine with the former being the foremost option for transport service fleets.

    It clocks in at 8.3kpl in the city and around 20 to 23kpl when driving on the highways.

    4. Toyota Avanza

    All-new Toyota Avanza

    Touted as the ideal family car, one of the Toyota Avanza’s strongest suits is its fuel efficiency. Owners of the refreshed MPV report an average fuel consumption of about 20kpl when driving on the open road and about 16kpl when in the urban jungle.

    The new Avanza is equipped with a 1.3-liter engine that can be mated to either a manual tranny or a CVT.

    Considering buying a second-hand Toyota unit? You can check out our selection of vetted pre-loved Toyota cars here.

    Photos from Toyota

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