Likewise, this system of environmental labels from the DGT has revolutionized the way in which we buy a new car, either out of fear or out of environmental awareness. But the truth is that obtaining an advantageous environmental badge seems almost essential.
However, vehicles that earn the ECO or ZERO labels They see how their price rises significantly due to the complex hybridization system that they incorporate. The same goes for 100% electric and their heavy batteries. Luckily, some light hybridization systems or alternative fuels also allow you to obtain the DGT ECO label at a not-so-high price. They are next.
Dacia Logan (LPG)
The first of these ECO cars that we can count in a very complete way is the Dacia Logan, brother of the Sandero, and that now has a fairly cheap price, probably one of the most on this list. It is a car that is in Spain with what is the new generation of the model, and that is given as a ‘master purchase’, a compact sedan 4.40 meters with four doors, five seats and a huge separate trunk of 532 liters.
It is a ‘low cost’ ideal for family use. The Dacia Logan Essential Eco-G announces a price of around 10,500 euros for a 1.0-liter three-cylinder engine with turbo, linked to a 6-speed manual transmission, which produces 100 hp and allows it to reach 186 km/h or accelerate from 0 to 100 km/ h in 11.6 seconds. It is capable of running on gasoline or LPG (liquefied petroleum gas).
toyota yaris hybrid
The next of the cars that carry the ECO label on the list is the Toyota Yarisone of the cars most outstanding hybrids What can we find. Standing apart from models like the Prius, the quintessential hybrid of the house and the rest of the variant, this is an HEV that allows it to develop a maximum power of 101 CV.
Enough mechanics to easily move a 1.2-ton vehicle per city, signing a average consumption of 4.7 liters at 100 and an acceleration 0 – 100 km/h of 11.8 seconds. More specifically, it uses a 1.5-liter atmospheric gasoline engine and 75 hp combined with a 45 kW (61 hp) electric motor and a small 0.94 kWh capacity battery. Very well seen among the Zero and ECO cars, its price is around 17.000 euros (no discounts).
Fiat 500 Cult Mild Hybrid
With prices around 12,000 and 15,000 euroswe also have the mild-hybrid version of the classic Fiat 500 and that, specifically for the Cult basic versionequipped with air conditioning, but where the browser is paid separately, since it is one of the elements of the Cult Plus Pack, which costs 1,000 euros.
It does so from a 1.0 three-cylinder engine without turbo but with sistema Mild Hybrid, so that 69 CV of maximum power are announced. With that, and the collaboration of the 6-speed manual transmission, it reaches 167 km/h and accelerates to 100 km/h in 13.8 seconds, while the average WLTP fuel consumption remains at 5.1 l/100 km and the CO2 emissions, at 115 g/km.
Hyundai i20 Mild Hybrid
Surely one of the favorite hybrid cars on the market in this price range that does not reach 25,000 euros. We talk about Hyundai i20a very leading model because it has it all: it is cheap, it is well equipped and it can avoid traffic restrictions thanks to its environmental badge, thanks to its ECO label.
A city car that receives the environmental label by the light hybridization system. It has 100 CV of power where, beyond the conventional 5-door body, it has offered us a more attractive perspective with the 3-door version, a Hyundai i20 Coupé that became the great focus of attention.
The range of engines of the Hyundai i20 of the year 2020 pivots on two engines, a 1.2 naturally aspirated with 84 CV, and a 1.0 T-GDi available with 100 or 120 CV. In the case of this last 1-liter three-cylinder engine, we find a 48-volt semi-hybrid system, optional in the 100 CV version and standard in the 120 CV version. Their prices go up to 16.500 euros.
Kia Niro HEV
Among the cheapest ECO labeled cars is the Kia Niro HEV, one of the most attractive hybrid SUVs on the market, along with the Toyota C-HR. The car is 4.35 meters long and 1.54 meters high, making it an ideal choice for family travel. The trunk has a capacity of 401 liters.
It works with a hybrid engine of 1.6 liters that develops 141 CV of power. Its consumption is quite moderate for an SUV of its size and weight: 3.8 liters/100 km. Thus, it stands out for its extensive standard equipment (quite technological) and its good price. The car is currently available at a discount of 6,275 euros, which leaves its starting price at 19.900 euros.
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