Specific consumption of new cars by country

  • In 16 countries, the average specific consumption of new cars is below 5 l/100km with Portugal and Denmark in the lower range.
  • At EU level, new cars consume 2.8 l/100km  less in 2017 than in 1995 (4.8 vs 7.6 l/100km);
  • Acceleration of the reduction in the specific consumption of new cars since 2007 (2.7%/year compared to 1.2% 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 (2017)

Trends in specific consumption of new cars