Skip advert
Advertisement
Best cars & vans

8. Citroen C1 1.0i VT

Cheapest cars to run - Citroen C1 1.0i VT: total cost of ownership: £9,130.32

Citroen C1

A new Citroen C1 is on the way but it will have its work cut out to eclipse the old one in the running costs stakes. Sharing a platform with the old Peugeot 108 and the old Toyota Aygo, this original C1 is still available at dealers and remains one of the cheapest cars to run in the country.

Advertisement - Article continues below

It might be a little rough around the edges compared to modern rivals but pleasing design and sturdy build count in its favour.

Total cost of ownership (3-years, 36,000 miles): £9,130.32Monthly running costs: £253.62Cost per mile: 25p

Skip advert
Advertisement
Head of digital content

Steve looks after the Auto Express website; planning new content, growing online traffic and managing the web team. He’s been a motoring journalist, road tester and editor for over 20 years, contributing to titles including MSN Cars, Auto Trader, The Scotsman and The Wall Street Journal.

Skip advert
Advertisement

Recommended

Top 10 best learner driver cars 2024
Best cars for learner drivers - header image
Best cars & vans

Top 10 best learner driver cars 2024

Easy to drive, affordable, and inexpensive to run, these are our top 10 used cars to learn in
4 Jan 2024

Most Popular

Skoda Scala vs Citroen C4 2024 twin test: which is the best-value family hatchback?
Skoda Scala and Citroen C4 - front tracking
Car group tests

Skoda Scala vs Citroen C4 2024 twin test: which is the best-value family hatchback?

The revised Skoda Scala takes on Citroen’s C4 in the battle to be the best-value family hatchback
18 May 2024
Cheap EV charging comes to public chargepoints via new ‘Plunge Pricing’ app
Octopus Energy’s Electroverse
News

Cheap EV charging comes to public chargepoints via new ‘Plunge Pricing’ app

Octopus’ ‘Plunge Pricing’ events promise to save electric car drivers an average of £6.50 per charge
17 May 2024
Best electric cars to buy 2024
Best electric cars - header image
Best cars & vans

Best electric cars to buy 2024

These are the EVs that should be on your shortlist if you’re thinking about making the switch
17 May 2024