Fuel Efficiency - Energy Saving Trust
Buying a Used Car?
If you are looking to buy a used vehicle registered before 2000 you can visit smmtco2.co.uk. Here you will find out the emissions and fuel efficiency of your car. For cars registered after 2000 visit vcacarfueldata.org.uk for information on fuel consumption and road tax bands.
Visit smmtco2.co.uk to search for emissions details.
Petrol or Diesel?
Diesel cars usually produce less CO2 than their petrol equivalents but they produce more of the emissions that cause pollution and affect our health. The good news is that modern diesel cars are getting cleaner all the time. Modern petrol cars are also becoming increasingly efficient but fuel costs can be higher.
Find Out More
The Energy Saving Trust provides free, impartial advice on a range of transport areas, so if in doubt give them a call on 0800 512 012 to talk to one of their friendly advisors or visit ecodrivescotland.com.