True MPG: how close to reality are official fuel economy figures?

What Car?'s True MPG test reveals official fuel economy figures are closer to reality than ever… but still an average of 5.7% worse than claimed...

Toyota Corolla Touring Sport front

Toyota Corolla Sports 2.0 VVT-i Hybrid

Engine 4cyl, petrol + electric motor Gearbox Automatic

Official economy 49.6mpg True MPG 49.4mpg Difference -0.4%

Skoda Scala

Engine 3cyl, turbo, petrol Gearbox Manual

Official economy 49.7mpg True MPG 49.3mpg Difference -0.8%

Read our Skoda Scala review or see what discounts are available on the Scala


Peugeot 2008 1.2 Puretech 130

Peugeot 2008 2019 front tracking

Engine 3cyl, turbo, petrol Gearbox Manual

Official economy 47.9mpg True MPG 47.3mpg Difference -1.3%

Read our Peugeot 2008 review or see what discounts are available on the 2008


Skoda Kamiq 1.0 TSI 115

Skoda Kamiq driving

Engine 3cyl, turbo, petrol Gearbox Manual

Official economy 47.1mpg True MPG 46.2mpg Difference -1.9%

Read our Skoda Kamiq review or see what discounts are available on the Kamiq


BMW X5 xDrive 30d

BMW X5 xDrive40e front - black

Engine 6cyl, diesel Gearbox Automatic

Official economy 34.9mpg True MPG 34.1mpg Difference -2.3%

Renault Captur 2020 RHD wide front left tracking

Engine 3cyl, turbo, petrol Gearbox Manual

Official economy 47.1mpg True MPG 46.0mpg Difference -2.3%

Read our Renault Captur review or see what discounts are available on the Captur


Audi Q7 45 TDI

Audi Q7 front three quarters

Engine 6cyl, diesel Gearbox Automatic

Official economy 33.4mpg True MPG 32.3mpg Difference -3.3%

Read our Audi Q7 review or see what discounts are available on the Q7


Volkswagen T-Cross 1.0 TSI 95

Volkswagen T-Cross

Engine 3cyl, turbo, petrol Gearbox Manual

Official economy 48.6mpg True MPG 46.6mpg Difference -4.1%

Read our Volkswagen T-Cross review or see what discounts are available on the T-Cross


Mini Convertible Cooper

Mini Cooper S Convertible front - 69 plate

Engine 3cyl, turbo, petrol Gearbox Manual

Official economy 45.6mpg True MPG 43.4mpg Difference -4.8%

Read our Mini Convertible review or see what discounts are available on the Mini


Seat Arona 1.0 TSI 95

Seat Arona driving

Engine 3cyl, turbo, petrol Gearbox Manual

Official economy 48.7mpg True MPG 45.9mpg Difference -5.7%

Read our Seat Arona review or see what discounts are available on the Arona


Volvo XC40 D3

Volvo XC40 D4 R-Design front three quarters

Engine 4cyl, diesel Gearbox Automatic

Official economy 46.2mpg True MPG 42.9mpg Difference -7.1%

Read our Volvo XC40 review or see what discounts are available on the XC40


Volkswagen T-Roc 1.0 TSI 115

Volkswagen T-Roc front - 19 plate

Engine 3cyl, turbo, petrol Gearbox Manual

Official economy 45.3mpg True MPG 42.5mpg Difference -6.2%

Read our Volkswagen T-Roc review or see what discounts are available on the T-Roc


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