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Greenest small family car 2020

The list below shows similar models to the AUDI A3 Sportback in the small family class. Ordered by the NGC Rating, these cars are the greenest models available to buy as new in the UK in 2020.

Petrol, diesel, electric and PHEV small family car are included in the selection and data shown includes NGC Rating, official MPG and CO2 emissions. Choose a model to see full information including links to cost and tax calculators.

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Hybrid
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Electric
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NGC
Rating
MPG
Combined
CO2
(g/km)
NGC
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NISSAN LEAF 40kWh Acenta Auto

Small family 5
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OTR £26,845 Including OLEV grant OLEV Category 1
NGC
21
MPG
173
EQUIV
CO2
0
WLTP

TOYOTA Corolla Hatch 1.8 VVT-i Icon Hybrid Auto

Small family 5
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OTR £24,185
NGC
30
EST.
MPG
89
WLTP
CO2
101
WLTP

TOYOTA Corolla Saloon 1.8 VVT-i Icon Hybrid Auto

Small family 5
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OTR £24,185
NGC
30
EST.
MPG
88
WLTP
CO2
102
WLTP

VW Golf GTE 1.4 TSI PHEV 204PS DSG

Small family 5
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OTR £32,180 Not eligible for OLEV grant
NGC
31
MPG
166
WLTP
CO2
45
WLTP

VW Golf GTE 1.4 TSI PHEV Advance 204PS DSG

Small family 5
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OTR £33,980 Not eligible for OLEV grant
NGC
31
MPG
157
WLTP
CO2
46
WLTP

CITROEN C4 Cactus 1.5 BlueHDi Flair 100hp

Small family 5
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OTR £22,970
NGC
32
EST.
MPG
84
WLTP
CO2
119
WLTP

MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class EQ Power Saloon A 250 e AMG Line 8G-DCT

Small family 5
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OTR £33,575 Not eligible for OLEV grant
NGC
32
MPG
217
WLTP
CO2
25
WLTP

MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class EQ Power A 250 e AMG Line 8G-DCT

Small family 5
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OTR £32,980 Not eligible for OLEV grant
NGC
33
MPG
202
WLTP
CO2
25
WLTP

PEUGEOT 308 1.5L BlueHDi Active 100 S&S

Small family 5
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OTR £22,340
NGC
33
MPG
82
WLTP
CO2
119
WLTP

HONDA Civic 1.6 i-DTEC Turbo S 120PS

Small family 5
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OTR £21,120
NGC
33
EST.
MPG
83
WLTP
CO2
117
WLTP

AUDI A3 Sportback 35 TDI Edition 1 150PS S Tronic

Small family 5
Compare
OTR £34,905
NGC
19
MPG
58
WLTP
CO2
129
129-132
WLTP

Small family car - choosing a environmentally friendly model

If you have a regular daily mileage and somewhere to install a home charging unit, an electric small family car is the best and most environmentally friendly option. Failing that a plug-in hybrid or low emission petrol diesel car would be a good choice.

The Next Green Car Rating, looks at a total emissions over the lifecycle of a vehicle and expresses the vehicle’s impact as a score ranging from 0 for the greenest cars to 100 for the most polluting. This can be used to help you compare small family models across technologies and help you narrow down the options.

To compare three models side by side, use the blue compare button to add to the car comparison tool.

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:5th Jun 2020