Specific consumption of new cars by country

  • In 12 countries, the average specific consumption of new cars is below 5 l/100km with Portugal and Netherlands in the lower range.
  • At EU level, new cars consume 2.6 l/100km  less in 2015 than in 1995 (5.1  vs 7.7 l/100km);
  • Acceleration  of the reduction in the specific consumption of new cars since 2007  (3.6%/year compared to 1.5% between 2000 and 2007 at EU level), as a result of EU regulations (labeling and standard), national fiscal incentives and higher fuel prices . 

Specific consumption of new cars (2015)

Trends in specific consumption of new cars