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Top 10 Green 4x4s

If you want a 4×4 that can provide extra reassurance in winter weather and cope with some mild off-roading, but that is also economical, then take a look at our Top 10 Green 4x4s list.

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Fiat Panda 4×4 1.3 MultiJet 60.1mpg

The Fiat Panda 4×4 has an official combined economy figure of 60.1mpg and is also very capable off-road – even better still, it’s affordable to buy and has low running costs.

Read more – full Fiat Panda 4×4 1.3 MultiJet review


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Peugeot 508 RXH diesel-hybrid 68.9mpg

The Peugeot 508 RXH has an official economy figure of 68.9mpg thanks to its diesel-electric hybrid system, which also provides it with four-wheel drive.

Read more – full Peugeot 508 RXH diesel-hybrid review



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Range Rover Evoque SD4 49.6mpg

The Range Rover Evoque is extremely capable off-road and the manual version has an impressive 49.6mpg economy figure. It also looks great, and there’s now a new, efficient 9-speed automatic model.

Read more – full Range Rover Evoque SD4 review



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Subaru XV 2.0-litre Diesel 50.4mpg

Subaru has a strong track record in the area of 4x4s, with a number of World Rally Championships under its belt thanks to the Impreza. The latest Subaru XV is very competent in the rough stuff, and it can also manage 50.4mpg.

Read more – full Subaru XV 2.0-litre Diesel review


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MINI Countryman Cooper SD ALL4 57.6mpg

The Countryman Cooper SD ALL4 combines 4×4 capability with 57.6mpg, in a compact-sized package featuring all the character of a MINI.

Read more – full MINI Countryman Cooper SD ALL4 review


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Dacia Duster dCi 4×4 53.3mpg

The Dacia Duster dCi is an ideal choice for a 4×4 that will actually be used in rural environments, and as well as promising 53.3mpg, it offers good value for money.

Read more – full Dacia Duster dCi 4×4 review



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Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDI KX2 AWD 49.6mpg

The Kia Sportage looks great, has lots of space, and is good to drive; it also returns 49.6mpg and is able to cope with moderate levels of off-roading.

Read more – full Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDI KX2 AWD review



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BMW X3 50.4mpg

The BMW X3 combines very good on-road manners with four-wheel drive capability and 50.4mpg. Just make sure you’ve got winter tyres fitted if you want it to perform in the snow.

Read more – full BMW X3 review


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Mazda CX-5 AWD SKYACTIV-D 2.2 54.3mpg

The Mazda CX-5 returns 54.3mpg by using SKYACTIV technology to improve efficiency without resorting to more expensive hybrid technology.

Read more – full Mazda CX-5 AWD SKYACTIV-D 2.2 review



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Subaru Forester 2.0D XC 49.6mpg

Yes it’s another Subaru. The Forester has grown and offers more space than the XV, it’s capable off-road, and can achieve good real-world economy.

Read more – full Subaru Forester 2.0D XC review


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