Fuel Efficient Convertible and Open Top Cars
Our guide to the best green convertible cars currently on sale in the UK. These are the open top cars that offer the best fuel efficiency, MPG figures and the lowest emissions – an can survive the fearsome and forensic Green Car Guide road test. Vehicle reviews are updated monthly so rankings will change on a regular basis and our strong links within the motor industry ensures that we get our hands on the very latest models before our rivals. So get ready for wind-in-your-hair time, here’s our list of the greenest open-tops:
Diesel Convertible Cars
Fiat 500C 1.3 MultiJet Pop 83.1 mpg
The Fiat 500 has been a big success thanks to its combination of style and quality.
DS3 Cabrio BlueHDi 100 S&S Chic 80.7 mpg
The DS3 Cabrio offers stylish and efficient open top motoring – although it’s not a full convertible.
MINI Convertible Cooper D 74.3 mpg
The MINI convertible is a trendy aspirational small ragtop now available with a diesel engine which takes the MINI into new territory with excellent fuel economy.
Petrol Convertible Cars
Fiat 500C 0.9 TwinAir Pop Star 74.3 mpg
Under the bonnet you get the hi-tech 875 cc two-cylinder TwinAir engine which allows the 500 to shine in the official fuel consumption tests.
Smart ForTwo Cabrio 67.3 mpg
The smart puts our diesel contenders to shame by emitting just 97 g/km of CO2, making the fortwo the lowest CO2 petrol convertible on the market.
DS3 Cabrio PureTech 110 S&S Elegance 65.7 mpg
The DS3 Cabrio has all the design flair of the DS3, with excellent economy to go with it.
Electric Convertible Cars
A fun but expensive way to combine electric and open air motoring. Make sure you can live with the range before you sign on the dotted line.